Casio and Honda Collaborate on Sporty Watch

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Tokyo - (PanOrient News) Two large Japanese companies, Casio Computer Co. Ltd. and Honda Motor Co. Ltd., announced the release of a new collaboration watch on Wednesday. The watch’s design is inspired by Honda Racing, which pursues motor racing around the world.

The EQS-800HR, as the watch is called, is the latest in the EDIFICE line of chronographs (combination display and stopwatches) and incorporates Honda Racing’s red and white color scheme into its sporty design.

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Your Smartphone May Be More Dangerous Than You Think, Say Japanese Physicians

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Tokyo - (PanOrient News) Tokyo ? Go anywhere in Japan and you will see throngs of people with necks bent, eyes glued to their devices. And this is exactly what has the Japan Medical Association and the Japan Pediatric Society worried, to the point of issuing a warning that excessive smartphone use is detrimental to the mind and body.
The organizations are trying to get their message across via colorful posters seemingly targeted at youth.

They warn about a number of negative consequences ...

BIG CLAPPER Lives for the Applause

Thursday, July 12, 2018

By Allison Pestotnik
Tokyo ? (PanOrient News) A clapping robot has been developed in Japan to satisfy all who need more applause and affirmation in their lives, including but not limited to dictators and shop owners.

Looking like a red balloon with fish lips and cartoon hands, BIG CLAPPER is designed to attract attention to storefronts or simply encourage people by clapping and calling out phrases like “well-done!” in a high-pitched, robotic voice.

All BIG CLAPPER needs is a power s...