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?"
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.
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.
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.
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 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.