Hitachiomiya: 'peace' Of Paper Found In A Traditional Way

Hitachiomiya: 'Peace' of paper found in a traditional wayFor many, “washi” is an unfamiliar word. It was new to me until I visited Hitachiomiya, a town in northern Ibaraki Prefecture. Hitachiomiya might not be well known but it definitely has its charms. It is a farming town with old homes, rice fields, and open blue skies, but if you look carefully there is so much more to see.

Hamada: Making Paper That Will Last For More Than A Millennium

Hamada: Making paper that will last for more than a millenniumOne of my favorite things to do in Hamada, Shimane Prefecture, is making my own traditional “Sekishu washi” handmade paper at the Sekishu Washi Center.
The center is actually in Misumi, a small town that is officially part of Hamada, but about 20 kilometers from the city center.

Sony Monthly Subscription Plan For Digital Paper With Worldox Mobile Document Management Services

Sony Introduces Monthly Subscription Plan for Digital Paper Bundled with Worldox Mobile Document Management ServicesAs Sony’s Digital Paper continues to be adopted by the legal market as the better, more secure way to read and write, Sony is announcing a new subscription plan, exclusively available through Worldox. For a monthly subscription cost of $89 for one year, legal professionals have access to Worldox Web Mobile. After the initial one-year subscription period, the subscriber owns Digital Paper and continues to have access to all services for an ongoing monthly payment of $25.

Ceatec 2015 : Flying Paper Crane : Lazurite Fly

CEATEC 2015 : Flying Paper Crane : Lazurite FlyThe art of origami that involves folding a piece of paper into really, really intricate designs is not lost on this unique CEATEC crowd puller – the Lazurite Fly. While there might be fancy drones in the market that offer Full HD or even 4K video recording capability, the Lazurite Fly takes a totally different approach, thanks to the use of the “Lazurite Sub-GHz” from Lapis semiconductor which has introduced what they deem to be the first ultra-energy-saving microcomputer board in the world that paves the way for communications on the 920MHz band.

Photo: Nothing To Be Frightened Of As These Bugs Are Made Of Paper

PHOTO: Nothing to be frightened of as these bugs are made of paperStunningly realistic depictions of insects fashioned from tissue paper and traditional "washi" have gone on display at a museum here.
The life-size works include a Japanese rhinoceros beetle, a mantis, a dragonfly and a butterfly. They are among hundreds of “insects” created by Hiroshi Komamiya, a 70-year-old resident of Tochigi Prefecture who used to run a construction company.

Sony Unveils Extensive Updates For Digital Paper

Sony Unveils Extensive Updates for Digital PaperSony is announcing a range of updates to Digital Paper, enabling new features and more flexible user operation.
Leading enhancements include internal memory encryption to further protect users’ confidential data, and support for PDF forms. The new version 1.3 updates, all results of customer feedback, are available now as free-of-charge downloads or manual updates.