Japan Starts New Satellite Positioning System

Japan starts new satellite positioning system

Japan has started its own version of a global positioning system. The new system uses 4 Michibiki satellites in orbit around the earth. The final one was launched in October of last year. They complement American GPS satellites. At least one of the satellites is always above Japan.

Signals from that satellite come from an angle that tends to prevent tall buildings getting in the way. Smartphones and car-navigation systems that can receive those signals will be able to show their positions more accurately and stably.

Sony Allows Psn Id Changes In System Software 6.10 Preview

Sony Allows PSN ID Changes In System Software 6.10 Preview

It was reported earlier this year that Sony might finally allow PlayStation owners to change PSN name. Gamers have longed for this ability but it has never been possible to do this. Sony started surveying users about the possibility of a new feature which would let them change PSN ID. PlayStation owners will now be delighted to hear that Sony is testing out PSN name changes if system software 6.10 preview.

New Nuclear Plant Screening System Tested

New nuclear plant screening system tested

Japan's nuclear watchdog has begun the trial run of a new system for inspecting nuclear power plants. It will be introduced in 2020.

The trial took place at the Ohi nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture on Monday and was shown to the media.

Fujifilm Says A Full-frame System Doesn't Make Sense For Them Now

Fujifilm Says A Full-Frame System Doesn't Make Sense For Them Now

In the mirrorless camera market, Sony used to dominate the full-frame segment, but with entry from the likes of Nikon and Canon, their position is certainly threatened. It also seems to show how there is a growing interest in full-frame mirrorless systems, although this seems to be a market that Fujifilm is avoiding for now.

Sony Releases Ps4 System Software Update 6.0

Sony Releases PS4 System Software Update 6.0

PlayStation 4 owners will soon get an update notification on their consoles as Sony is now rolling out the PlayStation 4 system software update version 6.0. While this new software update doesn’t have a decimal version number, it doesn’t have one of Sony’s unique Daimiyo names as well. That’s because it’s an incremental update which doesn’t bring much in the way of new features to the console.

Jebi Becomes Low Pressure System Off Hokkaido

Jebi becomes low pressure system off Hokkaido

Weather officials are calling for continued caution over gusts and high waves in northern Japan even though typhoon Jebi has become a low pressure system off Hokkaido.

The Japan Meteorological Agency says Jebi turned to a low pressure system at 9 AM on Wednesday as it was moving away from the Japanese archipelago.

Facial Recognition System To Debut At Tokyo Games

Facial recognition system to debut at Tokyo Games

Facial recognition software is to be introduced at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games for the first time in the history of the event.

The Games' organizing committee and major electronics maker NEC unveiled the new system to journalists on Tuesday.

Fortnite For Android Minimum System Requirements Revealed

Fortnite For Android Minimum System Requirements Revealed

Fortnite Battle Royale for Android is expected to be launched soon, but the question is, is your device good enough to run it? According to a recent report from XDA, it appears that the minimum system requirements your phone needs to run the game might have been revealed already.

Assuming the leak is correct, you will need to own an Android device that runs 64-bit Android Lollipop or higher. Considering that the majority of Android devices are running on Nougat, safe to say that this should not be an issue. The game will also require devices to have at least 3GB or more, and for the most part this shouldn't be an issue either.

Aegis Defense System 70% More Costly Than Planned

Aegis defense system 70% more costly than planned

Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera says the Aegis Ashore land-based missile defense system will be nearly 70 percent more expensive than initially estimated.

Onodera told reporters on Monday that the government has selected the radar Lockheed Martin SSR for the missile interception system.

Govt. Puts Off Missile Defense System Field Survey

Govt. puts off missile defense system field survey

Japan's Defense Ministry has decided to postpone a procedure to deploy a new missile defense system due to opposition from candidate host communities.

The ministry hopes to install one Aegis Ashore unit each in Self-Defense Force grounds in the western city of Hagi and the northern city of Akita.