NTT Tech Fair

NTT Tech Fair

We are living in interesting times. The internet and all the technologies and ideas that come with it are changing our lives in a rapid pace as a visit of NTT Tech fair in Tokyo sh...

Mobility For The Disabled: Ideas from Japan

Mobility For The Disabled: Ideas from Japan

When it comes to mobility solutions for the disabled and handicapped, Japan’s car manufacturers are leading the world. In no other country,  even heavily handicapped costume...

Car Test: The Silent Death or: Electric Toyota: How do the EV, the PHV and the FCV compare?

Car Test: The Silent Death or: Electric Toyota: How do the EV, the PHV and the FCV compare?

On Thursday, Toyota had a small test event of the electrified cars at the showroom Toyota Megaweb in Tokyo on Thursday. The company made three models available for a short test rid...

"LED crystals": The Beauty of LED Lights

“LED crystals”: The Beauty of LED Lights

Many LED lights are straight forward, dull replacements of traditional light bulbs. But recently the TechWatcher came across a few lighting innovations, that allow us a glimpse at ...

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Talk with Thai PM Abhisit about Vision of Apec FTA
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The contents of a partly private, party public talk with the Prime Minister of Thailand Abhisit Vejjajiva in Tokyo on Sunday afternoon after the Apec summit about the vision of an ...

Daimler Truck sacrifices profits for expansion in Asia
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Andreas Renschler, the head of the world’s biggest truck manufacturer told the TechWatcher in an exclusive interview for the German financial daily Financial Times Deutschlan...

HMDs: How a technology tries to become a trend
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In the weekend edition of the German national daily “Die Welt” I report about the new wave of head-mounted displays (HMD), that refueled the old dreams of a third eye. ...

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Photo Story: Swimming Jewels
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The TechWatcher visited the Mekka of the global Koi-industry, the Japanese prefecture Niigata, the home of the most expensive fish on earth. Here you can find some featured picture...

TechWatcher Asia
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Work in Progress: TechWatcher Asia, more than just gadgets. On this site Martin Koelling, East Asia Correspondent with the German financial daily Financial Times Deutschland and se...


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Car Test: The Silent Death or: Electric Toyota: How do the EV, the PHV and the FCV compare?
Car Test: The Silent Death or: Electric Toyota: How do the EV, the PHV and the FCV compare?

On Thursday, Toyota had a small test event of the electrified cars at the showroom Toyota Megaweb in Tokyo on Thursday. The company made three models available for a short test rid...

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Networked Life

North Korea: How digital technology helps to get news in and out of North Korea
North Korea: How digital technology helps to get news in and out of North Korea

This is a screenshot of a news video by KIM Dong-cheol, a North Korean underground journalist with the Japan-based journalists network AsiaPress, shows a young woman in a North Kor...

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Robots & Home

“LED crystals”: The Beauty of LED Lights
"LED crystals": The Beauty of LED Lights

Many LED lights are straight forward, dull replacements of traditional light bulbs. But recently the TechWatcher came across a few lighting innovations, that allow us a glimpse at ...

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Mobility & Space

Mobility For The Disabled: Ideas from Japan
Mobility For The Disabled: Ideas from Japan

When it comes to mobility solutions for the disabled and handicapped, Japan’s car manufacturers are leading the world. In no other country,  even heavily handicapped costume...

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Eco & Industry

Cop10: “Historic Achievement”
Cop10: "Historic Achievement"

It rarely happens that a global environmental conference earns praise from NGO. But the meeting on bio-diversity (Cop10), that ended Saturday morning in Nagoya, was celebrated even...

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