Jigokudani Yaen-Koen, known for its many onsen (hot spring baths), is located in the Yokoyu Valley in Nagano Prefecture. Like the humans that come to bathe, there is a large population of Japanese Macaques (snow monkeys) that also frequent the hot springs.
Omron and Jins has teamed up to produce a improved smart eyeglasses that can contribute a lot to the development of pre-emptive medical care. With Omron's biomedical technology and Jins' smartglass called JINS MEME, they are aiming to build a wearable device that is capable of finding the user's potential disease and injury.
Sony is now showing off their new headset device for runners "Smart B-Trainer" at the 2015 International CES. It tracks your body move and even it plays appropriate music for your heart rate and encourages you to speed up and slow down automatically.
Ricoh Imaging announced that they are going to display a digital single-lens reflex camera and 3 new K-mount lenses at the 2015 International CES. They are all currently under development and no detailed specs are unveiled yet.
For this story alone, Gotokuji Temple is a must-see when visiting Tokyo. While smaller than most famous temples around Tokyo, Gotokuji is unique for its design. Its three-storied pagoda and Kyoto-like atmosphere give even more weight to the charming story of the priest’s cat and the nobleman.
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