Photo Confirms Long-lost Shrine Gate That Stood In Osaka Water

Photo confirms long-lost shrine gate that stood in Osaka waterA museum has confirmed the only photographic record of a “torii” gate here that was a smaller copy of Itsukushimajinja shrine’s famed crimson gate on the shore of the Miyajima district in Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima Prefecture.
The photograph, measuring 5.5 by 9 centimeters, shows the gate in a shallow pool in the Nakanoshima holm in the central part of Osaka city almost 150 years ago.

Device Realizes Long-distance Data Communication Between Mobiles Without Base Station

Device Realizes Long-distance Data Communication Between Mobiles Without Base StationSystemBase Co Ltd exhibited the "Lory" LoRa-based wireless modem at Factory 2016 Fall, which took place from Oct 19 to 21, 2016, at Tokyo Big Sight.
By using a communication technology called "LoRa," it enables long-distance data transmission between smartphones, etc without a base station or relay station. SystemBase has just announced a pilot model of the Lory last week at a trade show in South Korea and plans to officially release the product within 2016.

Jvc 4k D-ila Projector Features Laser Light Source For High Brightness And Long Life

JVC 4K D-ILA Projector Features Laser Light Source For High Brightness and Long LifeJVC today announced the new flagship JVC DLA-RS4500 4K home theater projector that features a new native 4K D-ILA device and a laser light source with dynamic light control to deliver high brightness and high contrast images. The new JVC DLA-RS4500 4K home theater projector combines a JVC-developed native 4K D-ILA device with the company’s proprietary second generation BLU-Escent laser phosphor light engine, which uses blue laser diodes to offer a brightness level of 3000 lumens and 20,000 hours of operational life.

Long Jumper Yamamoto Wins Paralympic Silver Medal

Long jumper Yamamoto wins Paralympic silver medalOn the 11th day of the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics, Japan's Atsushi Yamamoto has won a silver medal in the men's long jump in the category for those with leg disabilities.
This is his second medal in Rio, following a bronze in men's 4-by-100-meter relay.

Nobel Laureate: View Science Through Centuries-long Lens

Nobel laureate: View science through centuries-long lensIn referring to science in his speech in Hiroshima, U.S. President Barack Obama said that at the same time as bringing benefits, scientific discoveries “can be turned into ever more efficient killing machines.” Since the end of World War II, Japan has attached great importance to academic freedom, steering clear of partnerships between academia and industry as well as research into security. A review of this approach is now under way. Nobel Prize-winning physicist Toshihide Masukawa, who has spent many years considering the relationship between science and society, shared his thoughts on the subject in an interview with Yomiuri Shimbun Senior Writer Keiko Chino.

New Oled Device Water/oxygen-resistant, Long-life, Energy-efficient

New OLED Device Water/oxygen-resistant, Long-life, Energy-efficientJapan Broadcasting Corp (NHK) announced May 24, 2016, that it has drastically extended the service life of a red OLED device for flexible displays and drastically reduced its power consumption.
Also, NHK exhibited a full-color display that was prototyped in 2015 by using a film substrate and the previous-generation technology at Open House 2016, which NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories (STRL) organized from May 26 to 29, 2016. In other words, NHK proved that the film substrate-based display with almost no sealing can continuously display video for more than one year after it was made.

Moto3 : Binder Bags Back-to-back Wins After Race Long Brawl France 2016

Moto3 : Binder bags back-to-back wins after race long brawl France 2016A tense four-rider battle raged for the entirety of the French GP, Binder coming out on top with Fenati and Navarro settling for the podium.
Unlike in many previous visits to the Le Mans circuit, there were no signs of rain as the Moto3™ World Championship lined up on the grid for round five of the 2016 season. The majority of the field opted for medium slicks front and rear, apart from Jorge Navarro (Estrella Galicia 0,0) who ran a soft front and Niccolo Antonelli (Ongetta-Rivacold) who elected to run a soft rear Dunlop.

Clam Diggers Scour Yokohama Beach As Long Holiday Approaches End

Clam diggers scour Yokohama beach as long holiday approaches endFamilies enjoying one last few days of the "Golden Week" holiday period scoured the beach at "Umi no Koen (Marine Park)" beach in Kanazawa Ward, Yokohama, on May 7, digging for clams and other shellfish. At low tide in fine weather visitors raked through the sand clutching buckets to hold their prizes.