Innovation

JSR Launches New Insulating Material With Low Dielectric Properties for 5G Applications

JSR Corp. (TYO:4185) has developed and launched a new insulating material with low dielectric constant and dielectric tangent characteristics, targeting this toward use in 5G communications. Given the high frequency bands used in 5G technologies, the sector is calling for printed circuit boards (PCBs) with low dielectric constant and low dielectric tangent materials so as to prevent signal transmission loss....

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Zeon Opens Crowdfunding Page for Newly Developed Solar-Powered Lamp

Synthetic rubber manufacturer Zeon Corp. (TYO:4205) recently announced that its Project LNES open innovation project has commercialized a solar card-based lamp with the development name of LNES SL-01. The company is currently looking for backers for the product on Green Funding by T-Site, a crowdfunding website. Looking to pursue the potential of plastic solar, Project LNES is developing products in...

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Toyo Tire Develops Drive Simulator for Virtual Tire Performance, Safety Education

Toyo Tire Corp. (TYO:5105) has developed a driving simulator with realistic steering, accelerator and brake controls for tire performance safety education events. Control software developed by Toyo Tires will enable drivers to virtually experience how tire wear can change braking distance under rainy conditions or cause hydroplaning, as well as how differences in inflation pressure can alter operational stability. It...

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Toyoda Gosei Develops Lightweight Resin Turbo Duct for Vehicles

Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. (TYO:7282) has developed a lightweight resin turbo duct for automobiles. The use of resin for the turbo duct, which conducts air to the engine, makes it possible for the newly developed product to improve vehicle environmental performance. It is installed in new HiAce vans launched outside of Japan by Toyota Motor Corp. (TYO:7203) in February. A...

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Sumitomo Riko Develops World’s First Vital Sensor to Utilize Piezoelectric Rubber

Sumitomo Riko Co. Ltd. (TYO:5191) has developed new diagnostic equipment in the form of a sensor able to simultaneously monitor vitals such as heart rate and respiration. This marks the world’s first practical application of piezoelectric rubber in vital sensing equipment. As of Feb. 28, the new product has already been delivered to Japan’s Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA)...

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Inaba Rubber Develops Mouthpiece to Reduce Patient Discomfort During Endoscope Insertion

Inaba Rubber Co. Ltd., a producer of high-detail molded rubber and other products, has worked with Tottori University’s Faculty of Medicine to codevelop a mouthpiece for use during endoscopy. Named the Gagless Mouthpiece, the new product is already available and serves to cut down on patient discomfort by reducing gagging. By taking a horseshoe shape, the product better provides the...

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