International robot show powers up in Tokyo

Business / Tech Dec 2, 2015

International robot show powers up in Tokyo

by Kazuaki Nagata

The biannual International Robot Exhibition kicked off Wednesday in Tokyo, showcasing the latest advances in robotics — including technology for use in disaster scenarios and in the nursing-care field. With a record 446 firms attending the event at Tokyo Big Sight in Koto Ward, numerous ...

Huge wind turbine starts off Chiba

Business / Economy Mar 5, 2013

Huge wind turbine starts off Chiba

A huge wind turbine built in the Pacific Ocean near Tokyo, the largest of its kind in Japan, began to generate power Monday. The 126-meter-high turbine mast, with three propellers forming a spinning diameter of 92 meters, is located about 3 km off Choshi, Chiba ...