Strange days of today's technology

| Jul 16, 2017

Strange days of today's technology

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Hang in there, the stinky summer could soon be over Summer always seems to come with an increased level of bad odors. Whether it's from sweat, smoke or food, smells seem to get more powerful in the heat and humidity. Panasonic, however, has come up with ...

Pikotaro joins Koike to promote LED exchange program in Tokyo

May 27, 2017

Pikotaro joins Koike to promote LED exchange program in Tokyo

Pikotaro pitches free LED upgrades Jiji — Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike — with a little help from comedian Pikotaro — is promoting energy savings by offering free upgrades to LED lights. Koike said the metropolitan government will allow citizens to exchange two or more incandescent lamps ...

/ Oct 23, 2016

Sharp may shutter LED display plant in Hiroshima Prefecture

Sharp Corp. is considering closing a light-emitting diode display plant in Hiroshima Prefecture next year as part of its restructuring efforts under Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., sources familiar with the matter said Sunday. The electronics company may consolidate the production line at the ...

Blue LEDs have had profound impact and promise more change ahead

Oct 8, 2014

Blue LEDs have had profound impact and promise more change ahead

Energy-saving LED lights — invented by the three Japan-born scientists who won the 2014 Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday — reduce waste and may help bring lamps to people living far from any electricity grid. Isamu Akasaki, 85, from Meijo and Nagoya universities, Hiroshi ...

Largest LED veggie factory built in quake-hit city

/ Jul 3, 2014

Largest LED veggie factory built in quake-hit city

The world's largest vegetable factory to make use of light-emitting diodes has been built in one of the cities damaged by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, the factory's operator said. Mirai Co., a Tokyo-based company that runs vegetable growing factories, said Wednesday ...