Toto, Lixil angle for toilet revolution in Europe

Mar 28, 2017

Toto, Lixil angle for toilet revolution in Europe

Toilets with a warm seat and built-in bidet have long been used in Japan, but Japanese companies now have their sights set on popularizing the technology in Europe.Toto Ltd. and Lixil Group Corp. aim to bring about a toilet revolution across the continent, where ...

Japan's architects are building a better future

Aug 20, 2016

Japan's architects are building a better future

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Home-security AI cats; talking walls equipped with motion sensors; communal-living apartment blocks that promote harmonious relations; and outdoor living-room spaces powered by solar energy siphoned off hybrid cars — these previews of our future, currently on display at “House Vision 2,” sound like science ...

Feb 19, 2016

Japan to put more lottery revenue toward Olympic stadium cost

The Cabinet on Friday formalized a bill to allocate more revenue from sales of the nation’s “toto” sports promotion lottery toward the costs of building the new ¥149 billion National Stadium.The bill will revise the law on the business of the Japan Sport Council, ...

Japanese toilet giant Toto flipping open lid on new museum

/ Aug 27, 2015

Japanese toilet giant Toto flipping open lid on new museum

Japan’s leading toilet giant opens a new museum this week dedicated to a century of lavatories, from its first water-flushing model to the most cutting edge version with odor-neutralizers and variable water jets.The museum operated by Toto — best known for its bidet-equipped Washlet series ...

Toto announces first album in nine years

Jan 27, 2015

Toto announces first album in nine years

Toto, known especially for the 1980’s hit “Africa,” will release its first album in nearly a decade.The Los Angeles-area rockers said they regarded “Toto XIV,” their first album of new material since 2006, as a sequel to 1982’s “Toto IV,” which jumpstarted the band’s ...

| Feb 23, 2013

What's next for Toto? More toilet humor

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What is the next logical toilet model for Toto? After one has invented a toilet that welcomes you by lifting it’s lid automatically when you walk into the bathroom, cuddles you with a heated toilet seat, washes and dries your bum after you’ve done ...