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.
Blog posts • Mar 24, 2015 05:59 GMT
Toshiba Youth Club Asia is a new Toshiba International Foundation-sponsored program that brings together high school students from ASEAN and Japan to discuss the future and get to know one another. Just before the program started in Tokyo, we wondered what the participants hope to get from it.
Blog posts • Mar 10, 2015 09:50 GMT
GenelyzerⅡ, Toshiba's new DNA detection and analysis system uses a DNA chip to identify food-borne pathogens. Developed with Kawasaki City Institute for Public Health, it can detect 14 major pathogens in under two hours, including salmonella and campylobacter.
Blog posts • Jan 20, 2015 09:04 GMT
As Toshiba reinforces its presence in the global healthcare market, it is looking at how to promote good health. A safe, secure food supply is essential, and Toshiba is investigating how its technologies can contribute. An early result is a closed system plant factory for vegetables. The company has built its own plant factory, and is readying to supply integrated systems.
Blog posts • Sep 08, 2014 09:38 GMT
Inaugural TOMODACHI Toshiba Science & Technology Leadership Academy a Great Success for all Involved
Blog posts • Aug 12, 2014 11:09 GMT
From August 2 to August 7, 16 high school students, eight from Japan, eight from the US, came together in Tokyo for the inaugural TOMODACHI Toshiba Science & Technology Leadership Academy. Following a whirlwind week of activities, the Academy culminated in a series of presentations from the students on how to overcome the problems of today’s cities and create the smart communities of tomorrow.
Blog posts • Aug 08, 2014 06:24 GMT
Since everybody came together in Tokyo last Friday, the TOMODACHI Toshiba has always been about its culminating event, the Smart Community presentations from the students. Just how did that go?
Blog posts • Aug 06, 2014 23:52 GMT
On Wednesday morning, the participants in TOMODACHI Toshiba Academy took a break from study and discussion to spend some time relaxing together. And what better way could there be to do that than to take a walk together?
Blog posts • Aug 06, 2014 09:17 GMT
The TOMODACHI Toshiba Academy brings together highs school students from the States and Japan. They come from diverse backgrounds, but all are smart, lively and fun to be with. Here are pen portraits of two of them.
Blog posts • Aug 02, 2014 13:25 GMT
August 2nd saw the start of the inaugural TOMODACHI Toshiba Science & Technology Leadership Academy, a week-long program that brings together students and teachers from the US and Japan to work together and solve a real-world problem: how to replace today’s cities with resilient smart communities.
Blog posts • Jun 30, 2014 02:00 GMT
Toshiba has developed an innovative means for monitoring and detecting deterioration and damage, including cracks, in bridges and tunnels, and that it is undertaking proof of concept testing of a prototype of the system in the UK in partnership with the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) at the University of Cambridge.
Blog posts • Apr 28, 2014 09:00 GMT
Clients at one of Tokyo’s most famous hair and make-up styling salons, kakimoto arms, can now get more than stylish color and cuts from their favorite stylist—they can also see how they look in recent fashions or coordinate a whole new look, thanks to a virtual fitting system developed by Toshiba.