Apple and Huawei supplier Murata Manufacturing has developed an ultrasmall version of a mainstay electronic component, an achievement that promises to free up space inside densely packed 5G smartphones.
The Japanese government will launch as early as Thursday morning a high-precision sensor into orbit that can be used to search for oil and natural gas from space.
A Japanese manufacturer is set to embark on a risky mass production process for OLED panels -- the next generation of electronic displays -- that will test whether the company can find more success than another government-backed challenger.
A prototype of the Fugaku supercomputer has been rated the best in the world in terms of energy efficiency, according to its developers, Fujitsu Ltd. and research institute Riken.
Murata Manufacturing may not be a household name, but chances are its products are in your house and more than likely your pocket, too.
Japanese telecom company NTT is quickly expanding a nascent international alliance for post-5G network technology, with 65 potential partners lined up including Microsoft.
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, NASA, Stanford University and other institutions have agreed to join in developing a quantum computing system that can compete against the quantum machines that Google and IBM are working on.
As Japan’s construction firms are squeezed by the tightest labor market since the 1970s and a rapidly aging population, they are pouring investment into technology — and providing unexpected support to an economy reeling from the bitter U.S.-China trade war. The industry sees artificial intelligence and robots — which can scurry around building sites day and night, preparing equipment and moving materials for the next day’s construction — as a way to future-proof and close the labor gap.
The brains behind a successful bakery are no doubt the developers of pastries and other delectable goods, but this brain makes checking them out a piece of cake. BakeryScan, a bread image recognition system, is spreading among bakeries across Japan as the system instantly identifies various types of breads and calculates the bill for them at the register.
The advanced Toryu submarine built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries debuted to much fanfare in a launch ceremony Wednesday.