How the sound of the Olympics is created – 3,600 microphones and counting

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The modern-era Olympics are among the largest sporting events in the world – but relatively few people actually get to watch the action live and in person. So the four-yearly Games have proved to be an important driver for audiovisual progress. The Tokyo 1964 Games were the first...

Tokyo office brings new meaning to ‘healthy office environment’ – grows own food in vertical farm

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The Tokyo headquarters of human resources company Pasona Group has used their office space to grow 200 different species of fruits, veg and rice. The crop is harvested by and fed to its employees. Japan has always been a good candidate to invest in vertical farming. The...

High Tech Helpers set to debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic’s

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Tokyo 2020's Organising Committee has unveiled the first Tokyo 2020 Robot Project helpers. These high tech robots will be tasked with assisting spectators in wheelchairs during the 2020 games. The Tokyo 2020 Games are a unique opportunity for us to display Japanese robot technology [...] This project will...