Japan

The Global 5G Race

June 6, 2019 | by Karen Jiang - Global Research and Analysis Team

 5G is the fifth generation of wireless technology; it is expected to help facilitate smart living and work through significantly faster download/upload speeds, reliable communicatio...

Industrial Robots: Asia’s Industry 4.0 Technology Leads the World by Its Ageing Hand

December 5, 2018 | by Karen Jiang - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Industrial robots are at the forefront among the technologies of the Industry 4.0 revolution. Although industrial robots have been in use since the 1960s, recent years have brought ...

Global 5G Race — Will Asia Speed to the Lead?

April 10, 2018 | by Karen Jiang - Global Research and Analysis Team

Once launched, fifth-generation wireless standards (5G) are set to impact a range of industries globally. On the back of exponentially higher speed and superior connectivity relative...

Integration of Retail and IoT in Japan

September 12, 2017 | by Karen Jiang - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Japan's retail industry is faced with numerous issues including inefficient store operations and inventory control, but the emergence of IoT-based services and smart technologies is...

The Future of Healthcare and Wearable Devices in Japan

September 6, 2017 | by Karen Jiang - Global Research and Analysis Team

 The number of people suffering from lifestyle-related diseases has risen in Japan, and illnesses like cancer and hypertensive disease are on top in terms of healthcare expenditure a...

Next-Generation Agriculture in Japan: What Role Will “Smart” Technology Play?

August 25, 2017 | by Karen Jiang - Global Research and Analysis Team

Faced with issues such as decreased production and an insufficiency of workers, the agriculture industry is in need of enhanced productivity and efficient distribution methods. The role that...

A Brief Glance at Japan’s Blast Furnace Steel-Related Industries

July 4, 2017 | by Karen Jiang - Global Research and Analysis Team

 The following is the third instalment in a special edition SPEEDA series. Industries related to blast furnace steel are the focus of this report, and the information is based on the...

A Brief Glance at Japan’s Mobile Communications Related Industries

June 29, 2017 | by Karen Jiang - Global Research and Analysis Team

The following is a special edition for industries related to Mobile Communications, featuring the three main telecom carriers in Japan and companies in the smartphone-related field. ...

A Brief Glance at Japan’s Automobile-Related Industries

June 20, 2017 | by Karen Jiang - Global Research and Analysis Team

The following is a special edition for automobile-related industries. It is based on the value chain provided in SPEEDA, as well as the fluctuations of fundamental figures ...

Economic Aftershocks in Kumamoto, Japan Following Massive Earthquake

April 17, 2016 | by Karen Jiang - Global Research and Analysis Team

Kumamoto Home to 64 Companies with Revenue Larger than JPY 10 Billion  On 14 April at 9:26pm, Kumamoto Prefecture, located in the Kyushu region of Japan, was hit by an earthquake with a sei...

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