Press Releases

Toshiba’s First Commercial Electric Bus to Run in Kawasaki

Mar 31, 2015 10:21 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation today announced that Kawasaki Tsurumi Rinko Bus Co., Ltd. will start operating Toshiba’s first commercial electric bus on its Kawasaki Municipal Hospital route. The service will start on April 1.

Toshiba to Supply Four Power Generators and Equipment for Hydroelectric Plant in Myanmar

Mar 30, 2015 02:34 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation today announced that Toshiba Hydro Power (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd., a Chinese subsidiary that manufactures, sells and maintains hydroelectric equipment, has won a major order to supply four units of 77-megawatt hydro turbine and generator for Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise’s Upper Yeywa hydropower plant.

Cosmic-ray Muon Technology to be Used To Image Debris Inside Fukushima Dai-ichi Reactors -Can image debris as small as 30-cm size-

Mar 27, 2015 07:16 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning today announced the development of a muon*1-based technology for imaging and mapping nuclear fuel debris inside the reactor pressure vessel of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant.

New Multistage-Compatible 16-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery Monitoring LSI -- Scalable design simplifies multi-cell systems increasingly demanded in the industrial equipment market

Mar 26, 2015 14:00 GMT ROHM Co., Ltd. LAPIS Semiconductor, a ROHM Group company, has announced the development of a lithium-ion battery monitoring LSI that supports an industry-best 16 cells in series, significantly reducing the size of lithium-ion battery monitoring systems (i.e. power storage systems).

Mar 25, 2015 00:00 GMT Flextronics

With air pollution in Paris and London hitting Beijing and Delhi levels, Blueair warns indoor air can bring its own health hazards

Mar 23, 2015 23:02 GMT Blueair AB Blueair urges more and faster action by health authorities in France, Britain and across Europe against polluted indoor air as elderly people and those with respiratory problems are advised to stay inside when air quality hits bad air quality levels similar to Beijing and Delhi in cities such as Paris and London.

Mar 19, 2015 14:20 GMT Uppsala BIO Konferensen är ett samarbete mellan Connect Uppsala, Nordcloud, Uppsala kommun, Handelskammaren i Uppsala län och Uppsala BIO. I programmet ingår bland annat en presentation av hur Google, tillsammans med forskare, arbetar fram tekniker för att lagra, hantera och analysera genetisk data.

The Industry’s First* Foundry Business for MEMS Utilizing Thin-Film Piezoelectric Elements -- Supplying sensors and actuators that feature breakthrough energy savings and miniaturization. *ROHM 5th Aug 2014 survey

Mar 19, 2015 14:00 GMT ROHM Co., Ltd. ROHM has recently established a process for MEMS utilizing thin-film piezoelectric elements, and implemented the industry’s first foundry business that integrates product design and manufacturing processes. Piezoelectric elements, which possess the inherent property of generating a voltage when pressure is applied, are incorporated into a variety of electronic devices.

GATC Biotech becomes first European services provider offering full access to QIAGEN’s Ingenuity® Variant Analysis™

Mar 19, 2015 06:31 GMT GATC Biotech

Toshiba Corporation to Participate in Large-scale Hydrogen Research Project in Scotland  --Company’s first hydrogen research project outside Japan--

Mar 18, 2015 02:00 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation has announced that it will participate in the Levenmouth Community Energy Project in Fife, Scotland, a major 4-year project to investigate the potential of hydrogen as a future fuel. The project is funded by the Local Energy Challenge Fund, created in November 2014 by the Scottish Government.