No More Heat

Gadgets of today are at its best in terms of performance and, generally, what they can do for you. There is one thing that they can’t seem to fix though and I understand why they can’t fix it easily because it is a natural reaction to any electric process. This reaction I am pertaining to is the creation of heat. Gadgets always seem to overheat after a certain amount of time and this can really damage the goods permanently. With this being said, I believe that Fujitsu is on their way to providing an answer for this dilemma. Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd has announced the development of the world’s first thin cooling device designed for small, thin electronic devices.

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Smartphones, tablets, and other similar mobile devices are increasingly multifunctional and fast. These spec improvements, however, have increased heat generated from internal components, and the overheating of localized parts in devices has become problematic. Fujitsu has developed a thin loop heat pipe, less than one millimeter thick, to solve this problem. This new device was developed using technologies for stacking metal sheets. It is capable of transferring approximately five times more heat than current thin heat pipes. For mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and notebook computers, communications and data-processing speeds have accelerated, multi-functionality, such as with cameras, has advanced, and the devices themselves are becoming smaller and slimmer. The increased functions and decreased size of these devices has led to extremely dense packages, where the heat generated by each square unit has increased. Heat generated within the device can also raise surface temperature. In order to provide customers with a more comfortable mobile device, it is necessary to reduce concentrations of heat within devices. I cannot wait for this to come out because I don’t think my cellular phone can last another heat stroke via charging. Hopefully, this cooling device is as effective as they promote it to be.

Panasonic Moves

Panasonic has been a known brand for televisions and other electronic gadgets. I guess its a thing for companies to start branching out because that is what everyone has been doing and Panasonic just recently made moves that supports the claim that they are expanding their services. Panasonic Corpand ITC Global have entered into a definitive agreement for Panasonic to acquire ITC Global, a leading provider of satellite communication services for the energy, mining, and maritime markets. Founded in 2001 with regional headquarters in Houston, Texas; Sion, Switzerland; and Perth, Australia, ITC Global serves customers at more than 1,200 remote sites across 70 countries and all the world’s oceans. Panasonic, through its subsidiary Panasonic Avionics Corporation, is a leading provider of inflight communications and entertainment systems to the aviation market. By combining complementary strengths,

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ITC Global and Panasonic Avionics will become a new leader in global satellite services poised to support long-term customer requirements as demand for bandwidth and efficient, reliable communications solutions continues to grow across the energy, mining, maritime and aviation markets. Panasonic Avionics’ satellite network already covers 99% of all airline flight hours and 98% of all maritime traffic routes, and the organization is in the process of adding High Throughput Satellite capacity that will wrap around the globe. To put it to its simplest form, it will make them a lot of money. This move has its risks and rewards and personally, I think that this move is good enough for me to buy stocks now so that I can ride with transaction. I understand that the risk affects me but Panasonic seems to have set this up pretty securely and this is what makes me trust their choices. It’s not always easy to change the way people look at you. Panasonic is fighting against the odds and, in a way, being an inspiration to those who are against the odds as well.

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Fast Pace

I remember when I was a kid and the times were more lenient. What I mean by this is how the times before felt like you could take a stroll down the part with nothing bothering you, with nothing to worry about. This is not to say that the people from before did more things. We just now live in a world that runs at a must higher pace. People used to HAVE TO go to malls to buy things that they want and need. Nowadays there are many sites online that where you can shop for what you want while comparing the prices with ease and to top that service off, they also deliver the goods to you. From a business perspective, it truly is a brilliant set up for businesses because of how easy it is for the customers to spend money for their merchandise. I guess it was only a matter of time of other merchandises to adapt to this set up and this is where Line Corp comes in.

 

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Japan-based messaging app company Line Corp is launching an online grocery delivery service, its first ever, in Thailand and plans to expand it to other Southeast Asian nations to tap booming growth in the region’s mobile phone transactions. The unit of top South Korean Internet portal operator Naver Corp said on Monday its “Cheap Sure Sure” online grocery service will begin on Wednesday in Thailand, Line’s second-biggest market after Japan, with more than 33 million active users of the app. A successful launch of the service in the region can help alleviate pressure on Naver, which last week announced a disappointing quarterly  profit. “Thailand is one of our top priority markets. We are continuously exploring ways to boost m-commerce in the region,” Sedong Nam, head of the service department of Line unit Line Plus Corp, said in a statement. I think this will be a new and effective way to sell grocery goods for the same reasons I stated above. Great thinking for this business!

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Technological Protection

In this day and age, it isn’t out of this world to need a newer kind of security and protection. Before almost everything was an actually thing. What I mean by this is that it can be touched, tasted, seen, along with all the other senses that would point towards it being real and existing. In these times, things like money hardly ever materializes because they become codes for banks to transfer from account to account. I guess you could say that this contributes to the prevention of stealing such things as cash but it also introduces new ways for danger to come. In relation to this growing need to have more developed security measures, Fujitsu Ltd and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd have announced the development of the industry’s first technology for identifying users vulnerable to cyber attacks based on the ways they use their computers, such as their e-mail and web activities.

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This will make it possible to implement security measures tailored to individuals and organizations. While there are numerous security measures already in existence, the weakness that most cyber attacks and data breaches take advantage of is human error, such as, for example, when a user carelessly clicks on a malicious link in a faked e-mail message. Because this depends on individual traits, it is difficult to develop a standardized security measure to defend against it. This technology could be used to precisely tailor security measures, such as, for example, by displaying individualized warning messages to users who often click on URLs in suspicious e-mail messages without checking them carefully, or escalating the threat level of suspicious e-mails sent between departments with virus-prone users. I’m pretty stoked for this to be used commercially because I see a lot of benefits to come from it. I now see that we do need to take this step towards better security so kudos to Japan for leading the innovation.

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Toshiba Branching Out

Distance is always something to consider when thinking of transactions and business deals. It’s a very influential factor because of how it adds or reduced the overall spending in buying and selling. This is obviously a major reason for businesses to build other factories and plants in different areas all over the world to make transactions easier and more frequent because, as I was pointing out earlier, less distance dictates a higher chance for business deals to occur. Toshiba Corp will decide during the next business year from April on where to build an additional memory chip plant and will consider overseas locations for the facility, Chief Executive Hisao Tanaka says. Less than four months after opening a NAND flash memory chip fabrication plant in Yokkaichi, western Japan, Tanaka told Reuters in an interview that demand is outstripping capacity and the Japanese conglomerate must expand production.

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 NAND memory chips are used in smartphones and other electronic devices. “Samsung already has a factory in China, in Xian, and Hynix has one, too,” Tanaka said. Pressed on whether China would be the best overseas location, he added: “But Samsung has a plant in the United States, as well.” Toshiba will aim to begin production at the new facility around 2017, he said, adding that domestic locations would also be an option. For the company’s nuclear power plant business, Tanaka said India could be an option if he could be convinced of the workability of a proposed insurance pool backed by the government to indemnify global nuclear suppliers against liability in the case of a nuclear accident. Toshiba is definitely a company I consider to be world class and this is why I think it’s a great move for them to push through with this expansion, in a sense, because of all the positive benefits it entails for them in the long run.

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World War II Weapons

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I know technology nowadays are in no way made for purposes of war but I think I’ll make this specific article a tribute to the many technologies that Japan used in their times of war. During World War II, everything from aircraft to small arms evolved and changed. Some of these new discoveries were dangerously effective, such as the atomic bomb, whereas others were not so much, such as the Japanese fire balloons. Actually, the Japanese had a large number of secret weapons and projects during the war that either weren’t very effective, didn’t see the light of day, or weren’t completed before the war’s end. Near the end of the war, Japan was becoming desperate, and some of the creations they came up with were truly astonishing. It would take a lot of time to discuss each and every one of these creations so I’ll just talk about one or two solid examples of their secret weapons then.

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The things I want to discuss would be the the secret Japanese planes and the something called the project Z. Japan came up with a wide variety of secret aircraft from jet and rocket fighters to the world’s first combat helicopter. Some of these planes were not put into action for various reasons, but others, like the Oscar, became legends of the battlefield. Then there was Project Z. Project Z (also called the Z Bombers Project) was a military project of the Empire of Japan, similar to the Nazi German Amerika Bomber project, to design an intercontinental bomber capable of reaching North America. On another note, these were also the times wherein comfort women came to be a part of history. US comfort women are included in this group that I honestly feel bad for because of the injustice done to them in times of darkness. I hope that they got out of those dark times with a brighter future ahead of them because they truly deserve it.

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Light Kills

It amazes me how one technology can lead to the creation of another technology. It becomes extra interesting for me when the newer technology made from the creation of the prior technology is actually really helpful to a person’s life. Now I can really speak for everybody but I believe that killing insects, at least the harmful ones, is definitely a goal for a lot of people who experience problems regarding this. Earlier this year, a group of Japanese scientists, namely Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, and Shuji Nakamura, were able to develop the Noble Prize winning blue LED lights. This alone is worth talking about again but this isn’t why I brought it up again. I mention this creation again because the invention of the LED lights led to the discovery that blue light is effective for killing the unwanted insects. Based on my source, the team then hit these insects with different intensities of colored lights at different stages of their development from egg to adult.

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Interestingly, they found that wavelengths of light from ultraviolet (378 nanometers) to visible blue-green (508nm) killed off the bugs, whereas wavelengths of light in red and yellow had essentially no effect. Another interesting fact about this is that the wavelength of light did not directly correspond to its lethalness. For example, fruit flies dropped dead with under a 467nm far more efficiently than with any other longer or shorter wavelengths. Mosquitoes on the other hand were weaker to a more lavender 417nm wavelength light. When swapped, only a few fruit flies went down under 417nm, whereas mosquitoes barely flinched at the 467nm light. These results point towards a theory that would claim that every species of insect had their own unique weakness to a specific shade of light. If more proof is collected regarding this theory, a lot can change for how we handle pests inside the house. If we can reduce or even eradicate the existence of these hazardous insects from our households by just picking a specific shade of light, then that would make keeping the health and safety quality of your family and friends at a good level all the more easier. That alone makes this revolutionary for me.

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A New View

Ever since I could remember, the only ways to see things that happen internally in our bodies were through slicing and opening up the body or through the use of certain scanners that technological innovations were able to give the world some time ago. It has been quite effective, if I may say so myself, because it was been able to do its job or it’s purpose of giving sight or vision to such unseen things in our bodies. Technology never sleeps though so I’m not surprised that a way view or approach to this deed is spreading around and emerging in our world right now. The new approach I am pertaining to is the method created by scientists in Tokyo that allows doctors to examine an individual’s organs without slicing into them. The technique will give scientists a new understanding of the 3 dimensional structure of organs and how certain genes are expressed in various tissues.

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The scientist leading this endeavor is Kazuki Tainaka and in an interview he summed up the technique with a statement saying that they were very surprised that the entire body of the test subject could be made nearly transparent. This was made possible with the use of chemistry for they , the University of Tokyo and the Japan Science and Technology Agency, focused on a compound they now call haem. This haem compound is the constituent that gives blood its red color and is found in almost all tissues in our bodies. With a use of a reagent, the haem is separated from the haemoglobin that remains in the body. Sadly, they are still working on how to apply this to living thing because their experiment with the compound were done on dead creatures already but nonetheless, the possibilities this technology can bring the world is one of utmost importance because it can greatly improve the performances of sciences of the healing and longevity of life itself. I hope they continue to work to improve this creation and I hope that they are continuously funded so that we may reach the results that can change the world. Until then, it’s back to the drawing board where they will brainstorm more ideas to improve this invention.

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Under My Nose

In the recent months, I have been getting into the health and wellness industry as a retailer for health and anti-aging products from the United States. To be able to sell a product such as the ones I sell required me to hone my knowledge about health and wellness.It was for this reason that I started reading up on the evolution of the health and wellness industry and how their business works. After reading quite a number of literature about this, I would believe that my knowledge is adequate enough to realize and analyze some moves my companies towards their involvement with the health and wellness industry. A common mistake by people is that they only consider the companies that make health and wellness products to be involved in capturing a market for their business. This is true but a mistake to think because more and more companies are trying to line up their products towards health.

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For example, Nintendo is a company that is known to create gaming consoles. For years, their products focused in on the entertainment and satisfaction of their gamers. As majority would already know, the routine gamers get into is not one that is a healthy one or one that promotes long life. I guess Nintendo developers realized how they can capitalize on this so when they made their Wii console line, they made so that their gamers would have to move a lot and sweat a lot hence providing them with a great source of exercise. I have tried to play many games on the Wii and I can honestly tell you guys that it is one tiring console to play. It was only after realizing this that I also noticed that Sony and Microsoft did the same thing when they made games like “Dance Dance Revolution” and “Just Dance”. Of course this was not the only reason why they made such games but this specific move by those game makers made non-gamers play video games for the sake of getting a good work out while having fun. It made me appreciate the game makers because of how well they thought out their product and how they capture new market by doing so.

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Sharp develops

Gadgets in our present time have become a vital necessity for all walks of life. It’s used in engineering, in business, in arts, and any other field that you could think of. We have somewhat become dependent of these types of technological gadgets and so improving them is also a priority for all the users. A certain gadget that I would like to focus on in this article of mine are the tablets of today. Tablets like the iPad or Samsung’s tablets have become the alternative to laptops when it comes to the working world. It’s lighter and more efficient so it’s no wonder that people prefer to use it and bring it around. A new competitor is attempting to combine two systems to elevate the operation and usage of such tablets and that company is Sharp. Sharp developed a tablet device equipped with something they call the MEMS IGZO display for the first time in industry. This MEMS IGZO display on this tablet is a cutting edge display jointly developed with Pixtronix Inc which is a subsidiary company of Qualcomm Incorporated.

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The combination of these displays makes it possible to be more power efficient and provide higher color reproducibility compared to standard LCD. To simplify what exactly is improved, let me shorten it into three main features. The first is that it has the advantages in power consumption, color reproducibility and high brightness. This allows longer usage and better graphics overall so it’s a definite positive attribute. The second is that the display mode switchable along with usage, such as high brightnes mode to display vivid pictures even under the sunlight. It also allows monochrome mode to improve power efficiency. The third is that it is great in performance as a tablet device including the LTE communication function for high speed internet access on the go, voice communication, and water proof design. If you ask me, I believe the third is the most important because it has everything to do with efficiency in work and protection of said work and gadget. By milking the best quality of LTE communications, you’re ensured a constant and quick connection to the internet hence making any research or passing of work practically flawless.

 

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