Tokyo university

09.14.10
Twinkle augmented reality interface promises to make your world a platformer
09.14.10

Twinkle augmented reality interface promises to make your world a platformer

Augmented reality demonstrations may be pretty common these days, but this so-called "Twinkle" inte...

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07.13.10
Tokyo University's Grape-DR supercomputer is a tangled green powerhouse
07.13.10

Tokyo University's Grape-DR supercomputer is a tangled green powerhouse

We live in an ecologically minded era, where Ford spends more time talking up the new Mustang's mpg...

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01.05.10
Tokyo University's touchless pointing system could wipe out smudgy screens
01.05.10

Tokyo University's touchless pointing system could wipe out smudgy screens

Touchscreens are wondrous things, but nobody likes smudges, and attempts to magically prevent oil...

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08.13.09
Book scanning gets a 1,000 fps turbo mode
08.13.09

Book scanning gets a 1,000 fps turbo mode

No matter how fly or flashy modern scanners become, there's no getting away from their page-by-page...

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07.27.09
Nissan's Forest AC blows wild scents through your ride, keeps you alert
07.27.09

Nissan's Forest AC blows wild scents through your ride, keeps you alert

And here you were thinking Mercedes-Benz's Attention Assist system was the thing in driver alertnes...

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07.14.09
Researchers create robo-moth, dream of a cyborg cricket-filled future
07.14.09

Researchers create robo-moth, dream of a cyborg cricket-filled future

Researchers have long turned to insects for a little inspiration when creating robots, but things h...

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01.13.09
New robotic exoskeleton aims to help farmers combat age, mutant plants
01.13.09

New robotic exoskeleton aims to help farmers combat age, mutant plants

Well, it looks like there's been yet another development in the exoskeleton arms race between the U...

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02.19.08
Gesture-controlled robot is at your service
02.19.08

Gesture-controlled robot is at your service

Tokyo University engineer Tsuyoshi Horo has developed a novel system for controlling robots (or in...

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01.17.08
Wearable farming robot suit takes the load off
01.17.08

Wearable farming robot suit takes the load off

Hard to believe we're seeing yet another wearable robot suit emerge from Japan, eh? All sarcasm asid...

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