Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:
Signal processing technology to extract required information from image, sound, and biometric signals
At Keio University, the Mitsukura Laboratory, in the Department of System Design Engineering, researches how to extract required information from biometric , image, audio signal data. To achieve this, the researchers utilize technologies such as signal processing, machine learning, pattern recognition, artificial intelligence, and statistical processing.
Chubby Bear FAAAAAME!
Well, it appears the archipelago just isn’t big enough to contain all the cute.
This week it’s Japanese researchers tacking orders of magnitude greater performance onto solid state computer memory (SSD), and Panasonic has gone public with its plans to be the sole battery provider for the awesomely sexy Tesla Motors’ electric automobiles...which, technically and unfortunately, still run on fossil fuels.
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Nissan announced that they are going to stop the production of the convertible two-seater model "Fairlady Z Roadster" after the end of September.
The Fairlady Z Roadster was added to the Fairlady Z series in October 2009. It is lighter than the basic model and has great motion performance due to its 3.7-liter VQ37VHR engine.
We believe that some people were quite intrigued by the release of Japanese burger chain Lotteria's "Tsukemen" ramen burger that we reported on recently, but many others must have felt sick just by looking at the photos in the article.
Japan Post, Japan's national postal and package delivery, banking and insurance service company, today announced launch of their new shipment service "Click Post" to provide smooth shipment services for products traded at the online auction service Yahoo-oku run by Yahoo! JAPAN.
At the Matsumoto Lab of the Department of Biosciences and Informatics at Keio University, fundamental research relating to reproduction and the process of ontogeny of living organisms is being conducted.
The lab is focused particularly on a primitive animal called a planarian, which has a particularly high regenerative capability and diverse reproduction modes. Researchers there are trying to shed light on the basic mechanisms of living organisms by learning from planaria.