Mitsubishi Electric Has Installed Japan’s Largest Digital Signage System in Narita Airport

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today that it has completed installation of Japan’s largest digital signage system at Narita International Airport, comprising a total of 100 display units made up of a total of 336 display panels, including Panorama Vision, an organic light-emitting display (OLED) screen. The system, which covers all passenger terminal areas, displays airport […]


Do Renewable Energy Subsidies Mean Shift from Nuclear Power in Japan?

Japan approved on Monday incentives for renewable energy that could unleash billions of dollars in clean-energy investment and help the world’s third-biggest economy shift away from a reliance on nuclear power after the Fukushima disaster. Industry Minister Yukio Edano approved the introduction of feed-in tariffs (FIT), which means higher rates will be paid for renewable […]

JFE Engineering Opens Solar Technopark

Solar Boom Heads to Japan – Incentives starting July 1st to drive sales

Japan is poised to overtake Germany and Italy to become the world’s second-biggest market for solar power as incentives starting July 1 drive sales for equipment makers from Yingli Green Energy Holdings Co. to Kyocera Corp. Industry Minister Yukio Edano today may set a premium price for solar electricity that’s about triple what industrial users […]


Japan opens new worlds tallest tower in Tokyo – Tokyo Sky Tree Tower

The worlds tallest tower and Tokyos biggest new landmark, the Tokyo Sky Tree, has opened to the public. Nearly 8,000 visitors were expected to take high-speed elevators up to the observation decks of the 2,080-foot tower Tuesday to mark its opening. It is recognized by Guinness World Records as the tallest tower, beating out the […]


Smartphone Uses Vibration of Display Screen to Transmit Sound: The Kyocera Urban Progresso

Kyocera Corporation (President: Tetsuo Kuba) announced the release of the URBANO PROGRESSO, the world’s first smartphone*1 to be equipped with Smart Sonic Receiver technology which transmits clear voice quality to the user directly through vibrations in the handset’s display screen — a technology co-developed by Kyocera and KDDI Corporation, based on Kyocera’s proprietary advanced ceramic […]


Japan’s First Commercial Satellite Launch Made Today by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. 7011 and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency made their first commercial satellite launch today in a challenge to European and Russian services. A Korea Aerospace Research Institute satellite was onboard an H-2A rocket that blasted off at 1:39 a.m. from the Tanegashima Space Center, which is on a Pacific Ocean island off […]