What are some famous technology of Japan?

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Offline The Scientist

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What are some famous technology of Japan?
« on: 19/02/2011 07:28:25 »
If I remembered correctly, Japan has the fastest bullet train on earth. Their technological advancements are rapidly improving. Making objects 'invisible'. What technological inventions from Japan that you like? Please share your views! Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: 12/04/2011 18:10:49 »
These are the technology which are famous in Japan.
1.Water Processing Technology
2.Mobile digital TV
3.Medical Technology
4.Mobile wallet service
« Last Edit: 12/04/2011 18:13:58 by libbypetter »
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« Reply #2 on: 14/04/2011 10:05:43 »
Tamahagane steel (i.e. japanese sword smithing) simply because it takes steel manufacture and technology to such an extreme that it becomes an artform.

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« Reply #3 on: 18/04/2011 15:27:40 »
Sony playstation. That is my favorite.

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« Reply #4 on: 25/04/2011 09:04:48 »
There are many technology which are famous in Japan like Japan have fastest bullet train on a earth.



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« Reply #5 on: 01/05/2011 11:17:43 »
I beleive China has a faster one
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« Reply #6 on: 02/05/2011 05:13:21 »
Does creating a nuclear meltdown count?
MOX fuel is used by Japanese as well as other countries EXCEPT the USA.

They have some pretty spectacular earthquake proofing of skyscrapers.

The hybrid car concept may have been from elsewhere, but I believe that Honda and Toyota were the first to actually push it to market.

What about folded steel sword blades?  Oh, was that one mentioned?

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« Reply #7 on: 03/05/2011 11:44:47 »
What about folded steel sword blades?  Oh, was that one mentioned?

Mid European Iron-age smiths used layering, twisting, and folding techniques.  And wootz steel of bce India was layered and folded to create steel blades of unsurpassed edge and flexibilty.  I think that the Japanese turned it into an artform and imbued it with spirituality and mysticism
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« Reply #8 on: 04/05/2011 00:50:29 »
Robotics of course they love them :)
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. (Einstein)

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« Reply #9 on: 11/05/2011 08:53:57 »
nori to gohan to umeboshi...rice ball.  A gustatory triple play.
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