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AI Tackles Video Analytics of Rugby Games

AI Tackles Video Analytics of Rugby Games

Blog posts   •   Sep 21, 2017 07:00 GMT

What’s Next for a Japanese Rugby World Newly Armed with ICT?
Cinderella’s glass slippers on your fingertips: Applying IoT to your finger nails (Part 2)

Cinderella’s glass slippers on your fingertips: Applying IoT to your finger nails (Part 2)

Blog posts   •   Aug 30, 2017 08:00 GMT

False nails and IoT—who would’ve thought these worlds would ever collide? But collide they have, in the form of Toshiba’s new “Open Nail” project, which seeks to provide custom-made nails perfectly contoured to your nail shape. In Part 2, the members of the project excitingly talks on how they will take this IoT technology and the nail industry to a whole new level. "Why not false nails for men?"

Cinderella’s glass slippers on your fingertips: Applying IoT to your finger nails (Part 1)

Cinderella’s glass slippers on your fingertips: Applying IoT to your finger nails (Part 1)

Blog posts   •   Aug 23, 2017 08:29 GMT

​False nails and IoT—who would’ve thought these worlds would ever collide? But collide they have, in the form of Toshiba’s new “Open Nail” project, which seeks to provide custom-made nails perfectly contoured to your nail shape. Think Cinderella’s glass slippers, but on your fingertips. How? In this unconventional overlap, Toshiba has seen an opportunity to establish a new business model.

Five Things Everybody Should Know About Hydrogen Energy
Bangladesh, the land of potential: Toshiba’s “Ms. Bangladesh” shares her optimism
Driving a see-through car?

Driving a see-through car?

Blog posts   •   Jul 13, 2017 00:01 GMT

Mirrors are vital safety kit for checking what is going on behind and alongside a vehicle—areas not in the driver’s direct line of sight. Yet they cannot completely eliminate blind spots. What if there is an in-vehicle electronic display, linked to cameras mounted on the vehicle, showing everything that is happening around the vehicle?

New Age of Drones: Flying Detectors to Inspect Aging Infrastructure

New Age of Drones: Flying Detectors to Inspect Aging Infrastructure

Blog posts   •   Jul 10, 2017 06:18 GMT

Aerial photography, surveying, logistics and even in agriculture – Industrial drones are starting to be used in various applications. Many companies are looking to enter the market which is expected to grow ten times from now to 2020. Under such trend, engineers from different sectors are collaborating to develop new applications for the technology.

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High-Tech Road Solutions to Keep Vietnam Moving Forward

High-Tech Road Solutions to Keep Vietnam Moving Forward

Blog posts   •   Jun 29, 2017 02:00 GMT

A 1,811-kilometer expressway is under construction in Vietnam. An ITS package developed by Japanese companies has been adopted along a 55-kilometer section of the expressway. Such state-of-the-art expressway traffic control systems are vitally important social infrastructure for emerging-market countries.

Find in the blink of an eye: Ultra-fast data-matching technology

Find in the blink of an eye: Ultra-fast data-matching technology

Blog posts   •   Jun 21, 2017 08:00 GMT

No one can doubt that security cameras play a significant role in making the streets safer, or that they bring a sense of security to our daily lives. Yet every single camera generates huge amounts of video data—and as that builds up it becomes a problem for the people who have to work with it. Toshiba's visual data processing technologies will provide a smarter way to utilize Big Data.

Solar power lightens up post-disaster Fukushima and its children

Solar power lightens up post-disaster Fukushima and its children

Blog posts   •   May 31, 2017 08:00 GMT

Minamisoma City in Fukushima prefecture became the victim of the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami. One of many revitalization plans came from Eiju Hangai, who initiated the Minamisoma Solar Agripark project. Mr. Hangai talks with Mr. Niimoto of Toshiba, who supported him in this project. This park was not only about generating power, but also offers children a hands-on-learning experience.

Generating power from a waterfall only as tall as a man: Micro hydro broadens the appeal of hydropower

Generating power from a waterfall only as tall as a man: Micro hydro broadens the appeal of hydropower

Blog posts   •   May 18, 2017 07:20 GMT

Mounting concerns about environment degradation are accelerating adoption of many and various renewable energy systems around the world, with solar, wind, and biomass power among the more familiar. However, the largest single source of emission-free, renewable electricity worldwide is hydroelectric power, which harnesses the power of moving water to generate electricity.

Bringing the new AI era to life – the researchers creating Toshiba’s technologies
AI Contributes to Cutting Car Accidents : Toshiba’s Image Recognition LSI

AI Contributes to Cutting Car Accidents : Toshiba’s Image Recognition LSI

Blog posts   •   Mar 21, 2017 04:08 GMT

Toshiba has developed numerous technologies toward realizing "vehicles that do not crash," including onboard semiconductors. Among them is an image recognition LSI, a “compact brain,” that supports automated vehicle operation.

Toshiba’s Communication AI: Evolving AI-related Technologies Long Cultivated by Toshiba
Toshiba to the world : AI’s Social Optimization
Over 50 years with AI : Toshiba’s future eyes

Over 50 years with AI : Toshiba’s future eyes

Blog posts   •   Mar 13, 2017 10:15 GMT

“The Face of the Airport” – Passenger Information Boards

“The Face of the Airport” – Passenger Information Boards

Blog posts   •   Jan 31, 2017 07:43 GMT

How ANA and Toshiba’s collaboration made Haneda an even better airport 1. Better visibility of the boards thanks to applied ergonomics 2. Usefulness for both the passengers and airport staff 3. How good teamwork enabled two companies to work together

Five-story pagoda at To-ji Temple brightens up Kyoto evenings : Meticulously designed illumination