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Fujitsu today announced the launch of FUJITSU Vehicle ICT FEELythm, a new wearable sensor product that promotes safer driving. Intended for use in the transportation sector, FEELythm will initially be sold in Japan from February 2015. FEELythm is a wearable sensor device that detects w...
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Hitachi Zosen Corporation, Hitachi, Ltd., and Yanmar Co., Ltd., have been commissioned to conduct a study on the effective use overseas of advanced positioning signals from Japan's Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS), organized by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of...
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of a compact and lightweight wearable ring-type device that offers handwriting-input functionality and a reader for near-field communications (NFC) tags. Wearable devices have been making inroads into the workplace in recent yea...
Calling 2015 the "Year of Honda," the company is showcasing multiple innovative products and technologies on the international stage at the 2015 North American International Auto Show that will make 2015 an extraordinary year for the company and its customers. Making its first North Am...
Twenty-five years after the debut of the original, paradigm-shifting NSX supercar, Acura revealed the production version of its highly anticipated successor - the next-generation Acura NSX, developed and produced in the U.S. - to the world's auto media at the 2015 North American Intern...
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) will showcase a wide range of solutions for society, including advanced security and social infrastructure solutions, at Intersec 2015 (International Trade Fair for Security and Safety) at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 18...
Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that mass production of transmissions has began at its newly established transmission plant, Mazda Powertrain Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (MPMT), located in the Chonburi prefecture of Thailand.
Honda is to introduce the world's first predictive cruise control system known as Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control (i-ACC), capable of foreseeing and automatically reacting to other vehicles 'cutting-in' to the equipped vehicle's lane.
The "Kon-katsu" and "Machi-kon" Promotion Committees will hold the largest ever "machi-kon" with 10,000 single males and females from all over Japan in Tokyo Dome on Thursday, January 15th, 2015.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, "Hitachi") today announced that it has won an additional order for 16 TEMU1000 tilting rail cars (2 train sets) for a limited express service from the Taiwan Railway Administration ("TRA") of Taiwan. The rail cars are to be delivered within the 2015/16 financi...
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the building of 648 Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Rooms at schools and community centers, called "Kiosco Vive Digital," throughout seven of Colombia's thirty-two regional departments(1). These ICT Rooms, built in partne...
Toyota Motor Corporation and Hino Motors, Ltd. have developed a new Toyota Fuel Cell System-equipped(1) bus, which is scheduled to service the Toyota Oiden bus route in Toyota City from January 9.
Lexus will exhibit the all-new, high-performance "GS F" sports sedan at the North American International Auto Show 2015 in Detroit, United States, from January 12 through 25. Right on the heels of the "RC F" sports coupe debut in 2014, the new GS F is positioned to add further spice to...
Global automotive supplier DENSO is exhibiting at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, held at Cobo Center in Detroit, Jan. 12-25. DENSO is showcasing products and technologies in the areas of safety and environment.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, "Hitachi") announced today that it has begun shipment of the first completed pre-series Class 800 train unveiled in November 2014. The train has been produced for the UK Department for Transport's Intercity Express Programme (IEP), and following its recent comp...
Sony Corporation ("Sony") and Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. ("Sony CSL") have announced plans to establish a new company, Sony Global Education, Inc. It will offer online educational services in Japan and a number of other countries after it is incorporated on April 1, 2015.
- Honda FCV Concept demonstrates the exterior and interior styling evolution of the next-generation zero emissions Honda fuel-cell vehicle- Next-generation Honda FCV is intended to provide significant gains in packaging, interior space, cost reduction and real-world performance, includ...
The production version of the highly anticipated Acura NSX supercar, successor to the legendary original NSX, will make its world debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show on January 12, 2015. The model will reflect the production design and specifications of the mid-eng...
MHI Bingshan Refrigeration (Dalian) Co., Ltd. (MBRD), a joint venture dedicated to centrifugal chillers established in 2013 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Dalian Refrigeration Co., Ltd. (DRC) of China, has completed production readiness of chillers. Going forward, the J...
Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that it has been listed for the 13th consecutive year since 2002 in the FTSE4Good Index Series, a global index for socially responsible investment.
Fujitsu today announced the launch of a hydrogen station data management service, the first in Japan, enabling people to access real-time information on the location and hours of operation of hydrogen stations, which supply hydrogen to fuel-cell vehicles. Operation of the service is av...
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has developed 14 new models in its "Hyper Inverter" series of packaged air conditioners: 4 outdoor units and 10 ceiling suspended indoor units. All new models deliver outstanding efficiency complying with Japan's new 2015 energy saving standards(...
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) (Tokyo:4004) today held a conference in Tokyo to explain its business results in 2014 and business strategy for 2015. The gist of explanations offered at the conference is as follows:
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) (TOKYO: 4004) has revised its consolidated performance forecast for full-year 2014 announced on July 31, 2014, taking into consideration the recent business trends.
McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce its new driver line-up for 2015: Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button. Kevin Magnussen will remain an important part of the team, as test and reserve driver.
PT Astra Honda Motor (AHJ), Honda's motorcycle production and sales joint venture company in Indonesia, today announced plans to expand the production capacity of its motorcycle production plant in Karawang (4th plant) by adding a new production line with annual production of 500,000 u...
Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that it has presented data from a Phase II clinical study (Study 201) on its in-house-developed investigational dual orexin receptor antagonist (DORA) E2006 in patients with insomnia disorder at the 53rd A...
Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that, in conjunction with Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, it has developed a new bio-based engineering plastic that can be used for exterior design parts for automobiles. The new plastic will help Mazda to reduce its impact on the environment in a...
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., in an industry first, today announced the development of a bio-derived, water-based paint that can be used to paint the plastic chassis of servers, PCs, and other ICT equipment. The newly developed bio-derived, water-based paint uses an emulsion of polylactic...
Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that it has presented the results from a Phase III clinical study (Study 332) of its in-house developed antiepileptic drug (AED) Fycompa (perampanel) in patients with primary generalized tonic-clonic (PGTC...
NEC Corporation and NEC Australia, a leading IT solutions and services company, today announced that the Northern Territory (NT) Government has awarded NEC Australia with a multi-year end-user computing contract to support 20,000 end-users from the 'top end' to the 'red centre'.
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that NEC Deutschland GmbH has delivered a supercomputer utilizing NEC's scale-out server, the Express5800/E120f-M, featuring the new Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5-2600 v3 Product Family, to the University of Ulm, a state university in Germany offe...
H.I.S. Co., Ltd. (TSE1: 9603), a leading travel and airline ticket agency, has announced results for the full year ended October 31, 2014. The Group achieved record results for the fourth consecutive year with consolidated net sales of 523,246 million yen, an increase of 9.1% compared ...
The Hayabusa 2 asteroid probe was launched today from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA) Tanegashima Space Center atop H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 26.
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of a compact and slim RFID tag that can be affixed to ID cards, wearable devices, metal parts, and other objects that have limitations with regard to signal reception. Until now, it was difficult to make RFID tags compact and sl...
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Ltd. (TMCA), its production and sales subsidiary in Australia, announced TMCA's new business structure for 2018 onward.
Union Showa (USKK), a joint venture between Showa Denko (SDK) (Tokyo:4004) and UOP LLC (UOP), of Illinois, U.S.A., has completed the construction of a new high silica zeolite plant within the premises of SDK's Higashinagahara Plant in Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture, and will...
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) has received a full turnkey order from Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE: Federal Electricity Commission) of Mexico for work to increase the output of four units of coal-fired power plants. By replacing turbines and other core equipment...
Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that new clinical study results on the company's novel anticancer agent Halaven (eribulin mesylate) will be presented during the 37th San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). The symposium will be held...