Japan

Japan

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Researchers from Tohoku University in Japan have developed a lightweight deep learning model called LWBNA_Unet for automatic segmentation and analysis of eye images to...
Molecule technology illust. by Pixabay

Researchers from Hokkaido University in Japan demonstrated that molecular robots can perform cargo delivery by using a swarming strategy, achieving five times the transport efficiency...
Nissan Electric Vehicles, Photo illus. by Pixabay

Rapid growth continues in the electric vehicle industry. In just two months, the Japanese auto giant announced it was stopping all development of combustion...
AI illustration by Pixabay

Technology for speech and language recognition continues to evolve rapidly, and is already being used in advanced devices, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's...

Traditional and widely-used methods in underwater inspections often involve challenges with time, energy, monetary costs, and human risks, where workers would need to use...

The Japanese Defense Ministry will develop a railgun-based counter-hypersonic weapon system. Together with long-range missiles, the next-generation system will provide Japan with multilayered intercept...
mail delivery

Delivering mail is an increasing challenge in depopulated and remote areas. In Japan, destinations such as remote islands are especially problematic. To bridge this...

The Olympic Games have always been targeted by cyber threat actors looking to capitalize on the event. The Japanese government has been bracing itself...

Japan’s authorities have been employing advanced technology in order to maintain security and prevent the spread of the coronavirus during the Olympic Games in...

Towards the Tokyo Olympics in July, Japan is enhancing security measures in public transportation. The Transportation Ministry is pushing plans to give railway personnel...

In December 2001, a terrorist attempt to blow up a US-bound American Airlines flight was thwarted after explosives were detected in the shoes of...
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In a bid to strengthen its measures against terrorism and hijacking, Japan will require airline passengers to undergo security checks before boarding, and intends...

Drones can prevent the exposure of people to radiation. UAV-based technologies will be crucial for advancing radiation monitoring, including enhancing the application of environmental...

The world’s first cargo drone logistics facility will be built in Japan. The new drone port will be part of ESR Cayman’s new 365,000-square-meter,...

The forthcoming Tokyo Olympics events due to open on July 23 could be targeted by cyberattacks, especially over the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic....

Japan is on track to develop fully autonomous fighter jets that will be deployed as early as 2035. The move is seen as an...

Quantum computing is expected to spur the development of breakthroughs in many fields, such as medication to save lives, and enable tasks to be...
big data

Collecting and analyzing data on serious global challenges through conventional methods would take years, and a national crisis could occur before the completion of...

A new project launched in Japan aims at improving the security of critical infrastructure using artificial intelligence (AI) solutions. The non-profit organisation IOTA Foundation,...

Studies show Japan lags behind other countries in defending against cyberattacks and often relies on foreign companies for cybersecurity. Even the Tokyo Olympics may...

Military actions today depend on the effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum to surveil and assess the battlespace, to protect friendly forces and equipment,...

A global organization called on tech companies to come up with a solution for law enforcement to access end-to-end encrypted communications. Members of the...