Rinnai and Toyota Start Exploring Hydrogen-Powered Cooking Methods

TOKYO, Oct 4, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Rinnai Corporation (Rinnai) and TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (Toyota), together with Woven Planet Holdings, Inc. (Woven Planet), have initiated collaborative efforts on a potentially ubiquitous new application of hydrogen for food preparation. Their shared goal is to contribute to carbon neutrality and popularize more sustainable approaches to cooking. They aim to achieve this by enabling real-world …

Neste, Idemitsu Kosan, CHIMEI and Mitsubishi Corporation join forces to create a renewable plastics supply chain

TOKYO, Oct 3, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Neste, Idemitsu Kosan, CHIMEI and Mitsubishi Corporation have agreed to build a renewable plastics supply chain utilizing bio-based hydrocarbons (Neste RE) for the production of styrene monomer (i.e. bio-SM), and its mass balanced renewable plastics derivatives including acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (i.e. bio-ABS*). The bio-SM production in Japan and the renewable plastics production in Taiwan will …

Neste, Idemitsu Kosan, CHIMEI Corporation and Mitsubishi Corporation join forces to create a renewable plastics supply chain

TOKYO, Oct 3, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Neste, Idemitsu Kosan, CHIMEI and Mitsubishi Corporation have agreed to build a renewable plastics supply chain utilizing bio-based hydrocarbons (Neste RE) for the production of styrene monomer (i.e. bio-SM), and its mass balanced renewable plastics derivatives including acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (i.e. bio-ABS*). The bio-SM production in Japan and the renewable plastics production in Taiwan will …

Rovanperä crowned youngest ever champion with TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

TOKYO, Oct 3, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Kalle Rovanpera has become the youngest ever winner of an FIA World Rally Championship title* at the age of just 22 years and one day, after the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team driver and his co-driver Jonne Halttunen secured their maiden crowns in style with victory at Rally New Zealand. Taking the title in …

Hitachi Astemo develops Steer-by-Wire prototype with advanced steering and failsafe function

TOKYO, Oct 3, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.has developed a Steer-by-Wire prototype for vehicles, which actuates the tires not mechanically, but through the electric control of steering wheel inputs. The prototype not only realizes smooth, effortless steering wheel operation, but also redundancy through a fail-safe function that enables the continued operation in the event of a failure. Steer-by-Wire with redundancy …

NEC Announces Progress on Environmental, Social and governance initiatives to support sustainable growth for the company and society

TOKYO, Sep 30, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) is promoting initiatives to support sustainability in accordance with policies that aim to “Contribute to Solving Social Issues through Our Business Activities,” “Strengthen Risk Management and Enforce Compliance,” and “Promote Communication with Stakeholders.” Under the Mid-term Management Plan 2025(1), NEC is committed to reinforcing non-financial measurement methodologies to underpin sustainable growth …

Fujitsu highlights technologies to realize its vision for a sustainable world at CEATEC 2022

TOKYO, Sep 30, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu today announced that it will exhibit a technology and business showcase of its latest innovations and vision for Fujitsu Uvance at “CEATEC 2022,” the annual cutting-edge IT & comprehensive electronics exhibition at Makuhari Messe (Chiba Prefecture, Japan) from October 18 to October 21, 2022. Fujitsu’s booth will be located in Hall 8 of the …

Dell Technologies and Fujitsu Collaborate to Accelerate Open RAN Global Adoption

TOKYO, Sep 30, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Dell Technologies (NYSE:DELL) and Fujitsu are working together to make it easier for communications service providers (CSPs) to accelerate the adoption and simplify the deployment of open radio access network (Open RAN) solutions globally. The companies will pave the path for CSPs to design open networks with the technologies of their choice by collaborating on …

MHI: Advanced light water reactor “SRZ-1200”

TOKYO, Sep 29, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) in collaboration with four Japanese PWR utilities*, has developed the conceptual design of an advanced light water reactor “SRZ-1200”. This reactor has additional safety features when compared to conventional pressurized light water reactors. It is in the intention of MHI to take the SRZ-1200 conceptual design and proceed with basic …

AEON and CJPT Begin Logistics Improvement in Kyushu

Toyota City, Japan, Sep 29, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – AEON KYUSHU Co., Ltd., AEON GLOBAL SCM Co., Ltd. and Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies Corporation (CJPT) have announced that they are working together on a logistics improvement project for the AEON Group in the Kyushu area that will solve problems faced by the logistics industry, such as soaring logistics costs and driver shortages. …

NTT DOCOMO and NEC Reduce Power Consumption for 5G SA Core by an Average of 72% using AWS Graviton2, Followed by a Successful Onboarding of 5G SA Core on Hybrid Cloud

TOKYO, Sep 29, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) and NEC Corporation (NEC) today announced the completion of a trial to test energy efficiency and high performance of AWS Graviton2 processors across key elements of the 5G core network (5GC). The trial demonstrated an average of a 72% reduction in power consumption against incumbent x86 processors using NEC’s 5GC software …

NEC and Red Hat Expand Global Collaboration to Drive IT Modernization and Digital Transformation

Tokyo and Raleigh, N.C., Sep 29, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation and Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced an expanded global collaboration to drive IT modernization and digital transformation on Red Hat OpenShift. NEC now recognizes Red Hat OpenShift, the industry’s leading enterprise Kubernetes platform, as its preferred container platform for mission-critical applications, and …

NTT DOCOMO to Add Fourth Virtualized Base Station to Open RAN Verification Environment

TOKYO, Sep 29, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will be adding a fourth type of flexible and highly scalable virtualized base station to its verification environment for open radio access networks (Open RAN) that allow equipment and components of various vendors to integrate via standardized specifications. The new virtualized base station will combine NEC Corporation’s open …

NEC Launches Open RAN cloud-native virtualized software suite to extend the NEC Open Networks best of breed ecosystem

TOKYO, Sep 29, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) introduces its open virtualized RAN software suite to the international market. NEC’s vCU/vDU software suite leverages the company’s long history of technological leadership and commitment to improving Open Radio Access Networks (RAN). NEC Open Networks is an ecosystem that provides operators with choice in every category with best-of-breed solutions and services …

MHI and Institut Teknologi Bandung Launch Joint R&D for Ammonia-Fired Power Generation Using Gas Turbines in Indonesia

TOKYO, Sep 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has concluded an agreement with Indonesia’s Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) to conduct joint research and development of ammonia-fired power generation by gas turbine. MHI and ITB have already been undertaking joint research on a variety of clean energy solutions to help Indonesia achieve decarbonization. As part of that ongoing initiative, …

Eisai’s Lecanemab Confirmatory Phase 3 Clarity AD Study Met Primary Endpoint

TOKYO, Sep 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. (Nasdaq: BIIB) announced positive topline results from Eisai’s large global Phase 3 confirmatory Clarity AD clinical trial of lecanemab (development code: BAN2401), an investigational anti-amyloid beta (Abeta) protofibril antibody for the treatment of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) due to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and mild AD (collectively known as early …

Olympus Launches THUNDERBEAT Energy Device for Open Surgery

TOKYO and CENTER VALLEY, PA., Sep 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Olympus Corporation (Olympus), a global medtech company committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling, today announced the release of the THUNDERBEAT(TM) Open Fine Jaw Type X surgical energy devices for open surgery. With a new thermal shield, the THUNDERBEAT Open Fine Jaw Type X surgical energy device is …

NEC Launches North American Innovation Hub for Open RAN

TOKYO, Sep 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has created a North American 5G innovation unit in New Providence, New Jersey, to expand product development and cater to the growing global demand for Open RAN solutions. The new entity, NEC Advanced Networks, was born out of the company’s recent acquisition of Blue Danube Systems, Inc., and provides a critical …

Keppel, MHI and DNV Sign Agreement to Explore Adoption of Ammonia-fired Gas Turbine on Jurong Island

TOKYO, Sep 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – In a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed yesterday, Keppel New Energy Pte Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Infrastructure; Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI); and DNV, a global independent energy expert and assurance provider, announced a strategic collaboration to explore the feasibility and implementation of an ammonia-fired gas turbine on Jurong Island, Singapore. Signing …

DENSO Expands Vision Sensor Detection Angle for Subaru Legacy Outback, Crosstrek Models

KARIYA, JAPAN, Sep 27, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – DENSO Corporation today announced it has expanded the detection angle of its vision sensor, increasing the sensor’s ability to recognize pedestrians and bicycles around a vehicle to improve road safety. The vision sensor is used on some grades of the SUBARU Legacy Outback, announced on April 13, 2022, for the North American market, and …