A nifty new fountain in Osaka redefines the ancient concept of the water clock.
In what organizers are calling the world's first bipedal-robot marathon, foot-high humanoids compete in endurance test to run a full 26-mile marathon.
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A robot copy of Beicho Katsura III, a master comic storyteller in Japan, takes the stage in Osaka and gets a few laughs.
According to a new report, the company could cut staff at its headquarters in Osaka, Japan, by half.
The Osaka-based SNK Playmore is reportedly getting into the hardware business again with none other than the Neo Geo. But this time, it's a portable game player.
Mitsubishi Electric has built five giant elevators, each with a carrying capacity of 80 people, in an office building in Osaka.
Osaka-based Eager Co. is developing corrugated cardboard mannequin robots for that can gracefully display clothing in retail displays.
Osaka University has developed a recycling robot that uses lasers to sort plastics. The project goal is to help lift plastic recycling rates of under 10 percent.
Japan demonstrates its playful approach to technology and robotics by showing off an android bride at a fashion show by designer Yumi Katsura in Osaka.