Tokyo institute of technology

06.04.12
Humanoid bot created to analyze mechanics of swimming, replace unreliable carbon-based life forms
06.04.12

Humanoid bot created to analyze mechanics of swimming, replace unreliable carbon-based life forms

Meet Swumanoid. He's the replacement Tokyo Institute of Technology researchers have whipped up for...

By A. Santos,   06.04.12
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05.16.12
T-rays produce 3Gbps short-range wireless, make WiFi pout in the corner
05.16.12

T-rays produce 3Gbps short-range wireless, make WiFi pout in the corner

The last time we saw T-rays, they were busy scanning bodies for tumors and security threats. Six r...

By J. Fingas,   05.16.12
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03.26.12
NEC's tactile touchscreen nudges at the future (video)
03.26.12

NEC's tactile touchscreen nudges at the future (video)

A touchscreen's fatal flaw is its lack of feedback: imagine the satisfaction if you could feel thos...

By D. Cooper,   03.26.12
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11.23.11
NVIDIA's Tesla GPU powers Tsubame 2.0 to green supercomputer supremacy
11.23.11

NVIDIA's Tesla GPU powers Tsubame 2.0 to green supercomputer supremacy

The Green500 might not be quite as well known as the Top500, but it's no less of an honor to be c...

By T. O'Brien,   11.23.11
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08.01.11
Tokyo Institute of Technology's SOINN robot teaches itself to serve humans (video)
08.01.11

Tokyo Institute of Technology's SOINN robot teaches itself to serve humans (video)

Robots have been replacing more and more human workers for quite some time now, but in most ins...

By D. Melanson,   08.01.11
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06.23.10
Tokyo Institute of Technology announces SSD-packing, 2.39 petaflop supercomputer
06.23.10

Tokyo Institute of Technology announces SSD-packing, 2.39 petaflop supercomputer

IBM has announced plans to start using SandForce SSDs in its enterprise machines, and now it looks...

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05.19.10
Japanese gurus unveil 50TB magnetic tape cartridges, are officially 'taking it way back'
05.19.10

Japanese gurus unveil 50TB magnetic tape cartridges, are officially 'taking it way back'

It's comical, really -- we can't get a decently powerful Atom to save our lives, but the absolutely...

By D. Murph,   05.19.10
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05.10.10
Mitsubishi and Tokyo Institute of Tech pair up to stop wasteful late-night windmills
05.10.10

Mitsubishi and Tokyo Institute of Tech pair up to stop wasteful late-night windmills

Ever see a windmill spinning at night? Probably not, since it's usually quite dark, but if you ever...

By T. Stevens,   05.10.10
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04.17.09
Yoichi Yamazaki's latest bot has hungry eyes, nothing else
04.17.09

Yoichi Yamazaki's latest bot has hungry eyes, nothing else

A quick glance can say a lot, but sometimes its meaning can get lost in translation. For example, t...

By T. Stevens,   04.17.09
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