Japan's big moves at CES 2019

Digital | ON: TECH Jan 20, 2019

Japan's big moves at CES 2019

by Chiho Komoriya

This month CES, the world's largest consumer electronics trade show, took place in Las Vegas, with many Japanese companies showcasing new products. On: Tech looks a few that hope to change the way we monitor and use information.

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 ...

Bike can turn into wheelchair if disaster strikes

National | CHUBU CONNECTION Apr 11, 2014

Bike can turn into wheelchair if disaster strikes

Junji Nagayama, the head of a heavy equipment delivery company in Nagoya, has developed a bicycle that, in just a few minutes, can be transformed into a wheelchair. Named Qjo, which literally means to rescue, the idea is to use the wheelchair for emergency purposes. Cyclists ...