Ever wondered, if drones become a major part of everyday life, how the world might keep them all from running into each other? Three companies in Japan have come together with a test plan to create what they call "drone highways", using the airspace above infrastructure such as power transmission lines, for drone logistics.
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Kirin Brewery Company subsidiary Spring Valley Brewery Co., Ltd. (SVB) announced it will begin brewing Sudachi Ace Gose in small batches starting on July 16. What is unique about it is it was developed in collaboration with Portland-based craft brewery Widmer Brothers Brewing.
Cinnamon Inc. of Tokyo and Showa Denko K.K. are partnering to develop a database system using artificial intelligence (AI) to register Japanese technical documents.
The next phase of the New South Wales (NSW) Police Force's microwave radio communications network upgrade contract has been awarded to NEC Australia.
Gurmat Electric Generation Co. Inc. (Gurmat), an independent power producer (IPP) in Turkey, has placed an order with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) for long-term parts management and services at the Germencik Geothermal Power Plant.
NEC Corporation has won the contract to build the Bay to Bay Express Cable System (BtoBE), a high performance cable connecting Singapore, Hong Kong and the United States.
For most of history all populations in the world grew with more children compared to the adult populations. Now Asia is facing a crisis because of the presence of less children and a higher percentage of adults. Representatives across the region gathered June 12-13 in Mongolia to discuss the issue.
The "Diamond Gas Rose", a next generation LNG carrier produced by a joint venture of Mitsubishi Corporation and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line), was christened on July 6 at a special ceremony held by Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Sequans Communications, a provider of single-mode LTE chip set solutions to wireless device manufacturers in France, partners with DOCOMO, a mobile network operator company in Japan, to accelerate the development of NB-IoT devices in Japan.
To assist the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi automotive alliance in working more closely with customers, the group opened its first joint staff training center in the Philippines yesterday.
The Atelier Project, a new high-rise rental housing project with 41 stories, broke ground on June 29, 2018, in the Arts District of Dallas, Texas. It's a joint development from Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. and ITOCHU Corporation, both of Japan.
As soon as Showa Denko finishes the current expansion work on HGE (High Grade Epi) production facilities, the company plans to do an additional expansion on high-quality silicon carbide (SiC) epitaxial wafers for power semiconductors.
Murcia City, Spain, and NEC Iberica, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Europe Ltd. and its parent NEC Japan, just signed an agreement to develop an innovation center in connection with the University of Murcia.
Sharp Energy Solutions Corporation (SESJ) just finished construction on a solar power plant for the Jakabaring Sports City sport complex in Palembang, South Sumatra, Republic of Indonesia.
It was announced that DENSO Air Systems Michigan Inc. (ASMI), a manufacturer of automotive tube and pipe components for automotive heating and air-conditioning, will invest more than $3.5 million to build a 48,000-square-foot addition onto its facility on Frank Yost Lane in Hopkinsville.
Construction has begun on the Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) Borssele III/IV Offshore Wind Farm project in the Dutch North Sea. It is carrying out the project via its UK-based wholly owned subsidiary, Diamond Generating Europe Limited (DGE), which owns shares in the project.
Below is the latest edition of AsiaBizNews' list of trade shows and exhibitions of interest in the coming three month period. Highlights this time include : the Shanghai International Building Technology (SIBT) and the latest International Power Generation Transmission & Distribution Technology Exhibition, Vietnam; both are happening in September. Please contact us if you have an event you would like to see included in our next list.
As part of its "Declaration Beyond" strategy, NTT DOCOMO, INC. just introduced a new cloud-based call-center and taxi-dispatch system for regional taxi operators to use jointly. The company says it will provide streamlined operations with greater efficiency and reduced costs than other solutions currently available.
Japan based NTT Com, a subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, the largest telecommunications company in Japan collaborates with Vmware, a computer software company in California to deliver advanced cloud services.
In an effort to take on a more entrepreneurial approach to new venture creation, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) just announced it has created a new wholly-owned subsidiary, TEPCO Ventures, Inc., which will have the charter of turning new businesses into venture companies.
The APEC Secretariat Executive Director and the World Trade Organization Director-General spoke together recently of the importance of coordinated trade to ensure maximum benefit to APEC's member nations.
Nitto Denko Corporation, a Japan-based manufacturing company that operates in four business divisions, won a bid to provide reverse osmosis (RO) membranes to the Keppel Marina East Desalination Plant in Singapore.
NGK Insulators, Ltd. announced it is providing the batteries for the first installation of a large-scale energy storage system in Dubai.
Post-K, a supercomputer successor to Japan's previously leading K computer that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has specified, has begun development. Fujitsu Limited and RIKEN are working together on the project.
To meet increasing demands for high-purity ruthenium (Ru) targets used in computer hard disks, Furuya Metal Co., Ltd. just announced it will be expanding the ruthenium manufacturing and refining capabilities at its Tsuchiura Plant.