Update : Nissan Leafs Can Now Power The Office, As Well As The Home

Nissan Leafs Can Now Power The Office, As well As The HomeNissan has carried out a successful early field test of a system that will allow companies to regulate their electricity bills using the batteries of Nissan LEAFs used by their staff to commute to work. “Vehicle-To-Building" allows up to six Nissan LEAFs to be connected to a building's power distribution board.

Metal Gear Solid 5 Could Arrive On Non-console Devices As Well

Metal Gear Solid 5 Could Arrive On Non-Console Devices As WellHideo Kojima’s upcoming Metal Gear Solid 5 is expected to make its way onto next-gen consoles like Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4, but could we see the game arrive on other platforms as well? Speaking in an interview with the folks at IGN, Kojima made statements which seemed to suggest that Metal Gear Solid 5 could make its way onto other platforms in the future, and we’re thinking maybe PC, or even mobile devices like smartphones or tablets.

Omron To Release Of Mems Absolute Pressure Sensor Capable Of Best-of-bleed Accurately Well Suited For Healthcare And Wearable Devices

OMRON to release of MEMS absolute pressure sensor capable of best-of-bleed accurately well suited for healthcare and wearable devicesOMRON Corporation (TOKYO: 6645; ADR: OMRNY) will release an absolute pressure sensor1 capable of accurately detecting 50cm altitudinal variations on July 29th 2013.

By fully exploiting the latest MEMS technology, one of Omron's core competencies, the company has developed a subminiature absolute pressure meter that is among the world's most accurate and power efficient.

Teac Well-shaped Cd-radio Sr-100ia

TEAC Well-Shaped CD-Radio SR-100iAFuturistic form and sound are taken to a new level and combined in this TEAC model featuring a built-in FM stereo radio with 30 station preset memory, a slot-in CD-Player for CD, CD-R/RW and MP3/WMA disc playback, USB 2.0 port, retractable dock for iPod® and iPhone® and a powerful 2 x 50 watts amplifier driving integrated 2-way stereo bass reflex speakers for room filling sound enjoyment.

Well-heeled Chinese Opt For Nara's Socks

Well-heeled Chinese opt for Nara's socksWhen the sock makers of Nara Prefecture started to feel the pinch from cheap Chinese imports, they decided to put the boot on the other foot.

The manufacturers sent cargo boats straight back to China and are now getting more for a pair of socks sold in Beijing than the price in Tokyo.

Sharp Aquos Tv Used For Checking Elderly's Well-being

Sharp Aquos TV Used for Checking Elderly's Well-beingKitamoto City (Saitama Prefecture, Japan) and Sharp Corp will start to test what it claims is the industry's first service that checks elderly person's well-being by using an "Aquos" LCD TV July 1, 2012.

The new service was co-developed by the city and Sharp based on the "Mimamori Service," which Sharp provides for Aquos users. The Mimamori Service automatically transmits the information about TV usage (power-on and power-off) to a specified e-mail address. It was launched in March 2011.