Fujifilm Shows High-efficiency Thermoelectric Converter Using Organic Material

Fujifilm Shows High-efficiency Thermoelectric Converter Using Organic MaterialFujifilm developed a thermoelectric conversion material using an organic polymer material.

It exhibited a thermoelectric converter module using the material at nano tech 2013, which took place from Jan 30 to Feb 1, 2013, in Tokyo. The company claims that it is the organic thermoelectric conversion material showing the highest thermoelectric conversion efficiency.

Toshiba Shows 128gb Nand Flash Using 19nm Process Technology

Toshiba Shows 128Gb NAND Flash Using 19nm Process TechnologyToshiba exhibited a 300mm wafer that had 128-Gbit NAND flash memory chips and was made by using 19nm process technology at nano tech 2013.

The company employed the 19nm process technology, which is the industry's most advanced process used for volume production, as well as a 3bit/cell multiple-level cell (MLC) technology.

Toyota Shows Significant Correlation Between Parent And Teen Distractions

Toyota Shows Significant Correlation Between Parent and Teen DistractionsToyota Motor Sales, (TMS), today announced preliminary findings from a major, national study of teen drivers (ages 16 to 18) and parents of teen drivers conducted jointly with the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). The Study shows a significant correlation between parent and teen behaviors behind the wheel, suggesting parents can play an influential role in modeling risky behavior on the road. The UMTRI/Toyota Teen Driver Distraction Study, the largest scientific survey of its kind, also found that texting while driving remains commonplace among teens, despite ongoing, nationwide efforts to educate drivers on the significant risks associated with these behaviors. 

Akihabara Map Shows Roots Of Electric Town Still Thriving

Akihabara map shows roots of Electric Town still thrivingThe crowds of newcomers visiting Tokyo's storied Akihabara--most of them looking for anime figures or the latest videogame--probably don't give much thought to the meaning behind the area's well-known nickname.

That's why a group of second- and third-generation shop owners have teamed up to create a guide map that shows the roots of "Electric Town" are alive and well.

Tokyo Zoo Panda Shows Signs Of Pregnancy

Tokyo zoo panda shows signs of pregnancyA female giant panda at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo has showed signs of pregnancy, a zoo official said Tuesday, spurring hopes that the zoo might see its first cub since 1988.

If the male panda Ri Ri and female panda Shin Shin produce a baby, it will be the first time the oldest zoo in Japan, established in 1882, has succeeded in natural breeding of pandas. They were leased from China in February last year.

Nissan Deltawing Shows Great Pace In Le Mans Qualifying

Nissan DeltaWing Shows Great Pace in Le Mans QualifyingThe Nissan DeltaWing showed impressive pace in qualifying for the 80th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France tonight however its assault on the timesheet was unfortunately "extinguished" early.

With German Michael Krumm at the wheel, the Nissan DeltaWing had already improved on its earlier practice session time to stop the clocks at 3 minutes, 42.612 seconds.

Toshiba Shows Clinical Images On Naked-eye 3d Display

Toshiba Shows Clinical Images on Naked-eye 3D DisplayToshiba Medical Systems Corp displayed clinical images on a naked-eye 3D display in a demonstration at the International Technical Exhibition of Medical Imaging 2012 (ITEM 2012), which took place from April 13 to 15, 2012, in Yokohama, Japan.

The display was surrounded by many visitors, indicating that it was drawing much attention.