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NHK zooms in on 8K 3D binoculars

The prototype, which is being showcased at the Ceatec technology fair, can zoom in to 4x and maintain full-HD resolution.

By Oct. 4, 2012


NHK smashes image barrier

Prototype system displays 16 times more details than any consumer panel.

By Jun. 19, 2008


First wind-current power system to be installed off Japan's coast

A Japanese company will soon test the first renewable energy source to harvest the power of the wind and ocean.

By May. 14, 2013


Super Hi-Vision camera shoots 4 billion pixels every second

This broadcasting behemoth is a Super Hi-Vision camera recording a stunning 33 megapixels at 120 frames per second.

By May. 28, 2012


BBC screens Olympics in 8K clarity

Engadget manages to catch an 8K Olympics screening in London and comes away impressed with the sights and sounds.

By Aug. 1, 2012


What is 4K UHD? Next-generation resolution explained

From the World Cup to Netflix, in 2014 you're going to start hearing a lot more about 4K resolution or 'Ultra HD.' But what is it? And more importantly, do you want it?

By Jan. 23, 2012


The Tao of loo: A toilet with its own Japanese garden

Billed as the largest public commode of its kind, this $123,000 pastoral potty with a view is for ladies only.

By Apr. 14, 2012


Power line for Japan reactor could come Saturday

Bringing outside electrical power could be a major relief helping cool down dangerously overheated reactors. Also, Japanese authorities raise the severity rating of the nuclear crisis.

By Mar. 17, 2011


New power line could cool Japanese reactors

The power company running the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant hopes to connect a new power line to help restore crucial cooling systems.

By Mar. 16, 2011


Microsoft and 12 others invest in Japanese TV

The software potentate joins with a clutch of investors to help create a first-of-its-kind English-language TV channel in Japan.

By Sep. 4, 2008