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Tokyo reaches a record number of infections in the middle of the Olympic Games. | Digital Trends Spanish

Tokyo authorities announced this Tuesday, July 27, that the city registered 2,848 new cases of COVID-19, which is a record because it is the highest number recorded since the start of the pandemic. This number occurs just when the city hosts the Olympic Games and surpasses the previous record, registered on January 7 when infections reached 2,520. It also comes amid the fourth state of emergency, which will run in Japan's capital until August 22. “We are concerned because the number of people in serious condition is increasing. Those over 65 infected are 2 percent of the positive. The important thing is that young people get vaccinated as soon as possible, ”said the governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike. Getty Images.In Japan, only 25.5 percent of the population has received the two doses ...
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Japanese beat internet speed record | Digital Trends Spanish

In Japan, in addition to having the Tokyo Olympics, they have reached a new milestone in relation to internet speed: the National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (NICT) has set a speed record, reaching 319 terabits per second and surpassing the previous one of 178 terabits per second. To arrive at this impressive number, researchers from the NICT They used a special fiber optic cable, consisting of four very well protected cores; traditional fiber optic cables have only one. The cores, in a cable of this type, are the center of the small fiber through which the optical signal travels and through which data is transmitted at high speed. The experiment also involved the use of signal amplifiers built with erbium and thulium, which were necessary for the transmissio...
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Tokyo 2020 hits with air show of 1824 drones | Digital Trends Spanish

Although the current Tokyo Olympics are marked by the pandemic, many were looking forward to the opening ceremony, especially because of Japan's reputation in the field of technology. And the organizers did not disappoint. One of the highest points of the ceremony was the appearance of all the delegations that are part of the competition, which coincided with the appearance of 1824 drones that lined up in the air to perform different forms. In perfect synchrony, these devices formed our planet and different striking figures, including the Olympic rings. Here the idea is to understand that the concept for this appointment is that the world is united by Tokyo 2020. SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL! ❤️🥰🇯🇵 With a circle formed by drones in the air, the #Opening ceremony in # Tokyo2020 gives us a wonder...
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Videogames “musicalize” the opening of Tokyo 2020 | Digital Trends Spanish

The Tokyo Olympics have already formally started. Despite criticism and uncertainty due to the pandemic, this Friday, July 23, the event had its opening day. Of course, the event brought together several characteristic elements of the popular culture of Japan, and among them video games stood out, particularly the soundtracks of some of the most representative titles of this nation. Thus, those who followed the transmission of the ceremony live, noticed how the music of important titles accompanied the passage of the delegations on the stage set up for the occasion. Getty Images.For example, when Greece passed by, which was the first to appear, the soundtrack of Dragon Quest was heard in the background. It was not the only one, since the music of Final Fantasy, Chromo Trigger, Sonic, ...
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Tokyo on alert for first infections in the Olympic Village | Digital Trends Spanish

The pandemic has been a constant concern since the Tokyo Olympics were confirmed this year. Many even called for the competition, originally scheduled for 2020, to be suspended due to the high number of infected in the Japanese capital. In fact, the city is under its fourth state of health emergency that will culminate precisely one day before the Olympics begin, on July 22. This concern has become more latent in recent days, when the event did not even start, as a result of the first cases of athletes infected in the Olympic Village. Thus, on Sunday, July 18, the Organizing Committee confirmed the first two athletes infected by COVID-19. So far, their names or nationality have not been revealed, although it is known that they were staying at the Olympic Village, a place that will hos...
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55 years of Ultraman, Japan’s most famous superhero | Digital Trends Spanish

The first episode of the series Ultraman it aired on July 17, 1966 on Japanese television. And, since that time, the franchise and its alien protagonist have become great icons of pop culture and representatives of various film genres in Japan. Although the series premiered that day, the character was announced a week earlier on TV. On July 10, 1966 it was intended to transmit the program Ultra Q, but for reasons of "force majeure", it could not go on the air. So, to replace that segment, what they did was broadcast a special to introduce the new "Japanese superhero": Ultraman. Its creator, Eiji Tsuburaya, had previously worked as a special effects director at Godzilla (1954). Then, in 1963, he founded his own studio called Tsuburaya Productions, with which he developed Ultra Q, Ult...
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In Japan they use robot wolves to scare away brown bears | Digital Trends Spanish

An army of robot wolves, which can roar and show their red eyes to scare off grizzly bears, was deployed in the city of Takikawa in northern Japan. This after an increase in sightings in residential areas of the city. The introduction of the "Monster Wolf" is an attempt to "avoid friction between the residents and the bears", highlights the Japanese newspaper The Mainichi. The robot was developed through a cooperative project involving the Ohta Seiki company, the University of Hokkaido and the Tokyo University of Agriculture. The product resembles a wolf, with a body 120 centimeters long and a height of around 90 cm. When its infrared sensor detects that a wild animal or human is nearby, the robot shakes its head and lets out a roar to threaten any individual in its environment. ...
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Panasonic to the rescue of hearing aids that fall on the tracks | Digital Trends Spanish

Wireless headphones put the safety of train passengers in Japan at risk. Although it is necessary to explain that it is not the fault of the manufacturers of these devices, but of the risky users who, in order to pick up one of these hearing aids, are able to jump to pick them up on the roads. It is a real problem. According to the Japan Times, between July and September of this year, 950 incidents of this type have been reported at 78 stations in Tokyo. Faced with this problem, the employees of the East Japan Railway Co. company had to use a kind of hook to collect each of the hearing aids at the end of the work day. It was not an easy task, nor was it practical. Due to this, the company is working together with Panasonic to develop a kind of vacuum cleaner that allows hearing a...
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They create robotic arm to simulate going hand in hand | Digital Trends Spanish

Technology has made amazing strides in creating prototypes that greatly mimic the limbs of the human body. These initiatives have become a good help for those who have suffered accidents and have lost limbs or mobility in some of these limbs. Of course, the Japanese have found another use for these types of devices. Inspired by these prototypes, a group of Japanese researchers has developed a robotic hand whose only use would be to give those who do not have a partner the feeling of holding hands with their loved ones. The initiative emerged from the University of Gifu as part of a research, and the robotic hand, called Osampo KanojoIt is very similar to a real one, both in its design and proportions and in the feeling it produces when touched. Gifu Iniversity. The authors focused ...
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This wasp is named in tribute to Godzilla | Digital Trends Spanish

Usually, cinema and art in general take elements of nature as inspiration. Sometimes the opposite also happens, and it is nature that borrows certain references that are typical of cinema and television. This is the case of the first microgastrin parasitic wasp that a group of researchers found in Japan and which has received the name of Microgaster Godzilla in homage to the popular science fiction monster from that same country. The scientists were able to record this wasp while it was submerged in the water for a few seconds (this is one of its main characteristics), to attack a caterpillar and lay its eggs inside. In some cases, the authors explain, the wasp is able to stay underwater for several seconds to find and remove the caterpillar from its shell. Researchers have explai...