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
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.
Blog posts • Mar 24, 2017 02:55 GMT
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.
Blog posts • Mar 17, 2017 01:19 GMT
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
Blog posts • Jan 20, 2017 01:39 GMT
Blog posts • Dec 21, 2016 04:13 GMT
Established in Chennai in 2008 to build advanced steam turbines and generators for India and emerging markets, Toshiba JSW Power Systems Pvt. Ltd. has overcome many challenges—including the most severe monsoon season to hit South India in living memory.
Blog posts • Dec 16, 2016 07:00 GMT
Blog posts • Sep 28, 2016 08:00 GMT
A geothermal power plant with a generating capacity of 280 MW, about 20% of domestic gross generation, has started operation in Kenya. The geothermal energy business in Africa is accelerated with support from Japanese companies.
Blog posts • Sep 26, 2016 07:30 GMT
Toshiba recently participated in a major earthquake recovery exercise, where its H2One demonstrated how an autonomous hydrogen energy system can deliver power during emergencies. But that’s only part of a strategy for a future hydrogen economy.
Blog posts • Sep 01, 2016 23:30 GMT
In early August, high school students from Japan and the US met in Tokyo to participate in a challenging week of study, investigation, field trips and presentation-making, all to sharpen their skills in science, engineering, technology and math. Welcome to TOMODACHI Toshiba Academy.
Welcome to Tokyo, Tomodachi-Toshiba Science & Technology Leadership Academy Brings Together Students and Teachers from Japan and the United States
Blog posts • Aug 05, 2016 00:30 GMT
TOMODACHI Toshiba Science & Technology Leadership Academy, a mind-stretching, horizon-broadening experience for high school students from Japan and the US gets underway in Tokyo. It’s an immersive week of intense activity and seemingly endless challenges—and a lot of fun.
Blog posts • Aug 04, 2016 03:00 GMT
Yokkaichi Operations, Toshiba's production site for NAND flash memories, is one of the world's largest memory production sites, and one of the most advanced. Even so, Toshiba continues to promote efforts to enhance efficiency and productivity, making full use of AI and Big Data.
Blog posts • Aug 03, 2016 01:50 GMT
Toshiba has long researched technologies essential for continued progress in NAND flash memory. With BiCS FLASH, a new stacked memory cell architecture, the company has created a 3D structure that will support advances and density enhancements in coming years.
TOMODACHI Toshiba Science & Technology Leadership Academy. US and Japanese students envisaging the world of tomorrow.
Blog posts • Aug 24, 2015 09:57 GMT
Building on the success of last year’s inaugural program, the TOMODACHI Toshiba Science & Technology Leadership Academy hit the ground running on August 5 for seven days of mind-stretching visits, lectures, hands-on activities and presentations, all geared to help students from the US and Japan answer some big questions about the world tomorrow.
Blog posts • Mar 31, 2015 00:26 GMT
TYCA is making progress. We joined the program on its Day 5, Urbanization & Diversity Day, to catch up with what’s been happening and to hear what the students think of it.