Iconic mountain atop scientific attractions

Travel | G20 host cities special Mar 5, 2019

Iconic mountain atop scientific attractions

The city of Tsukuba in Ibaraki Prefecture offers a unique combination of experiences for inbound travelers, capitalizing on its lush nature highlighted by famed Mount Tsukuba and an array of science facilities. Accessible via a roughly 45-minute train ride from central Tokyo, the city will ...

Segway wheelchair begins trials on Japanese streets

Business Nov 7, 2014

Segway wheelchair begins trials on Japanese streets

The Japanese subsidiary of Segway, the inventor of the eponymous two-wheeled electric scooter, on Friday began trials of a wheelchair that enables users to change direction by shifting their weight. It is the first time Segway Japan Ltd., based in Yokohama, has tested its Genny ...