Working women, young mothers, and retail outlets all benefit from AirCloset's wear-and-return model.
Mitsubishi Electric's smart home prototype feels like science fiction come alive, with a heavy emphasis on the internet of things and high-tech appliances.
An aluminum and carbon fiber car, coupled with advanced vibration resistance technology, allows Mitsubishi's new elevator to travel 1,080 meters per minute.
The Tokyo-based Bitcoin exchange will use the latest investment for marketing, hiring, and overseas expansion.
When you think of custom cars, the Toyota Prius is probably one of the last that comes to mind. In Japan, however, hybrids and EVs get the tuner treatment.
Shakr, the first South Korean venture to land investment from 500 Startups, plans to open a new office in Tokyo before the end of the first quarter.
At Tech in Asia, we are serious about unearthing the best startups across Asia. Apart from having great writers scattered across the region, writing about new innovations from Indonesia and Hong Kong,...
Japan-based startup Cerevo hopes that the data its smart bindings' sensors collect will help new snowboarders pick up the sport faster.
The second annual event at Keio University featured 10 startups from Japan and around the world, but pair of hometown heroes finished on top.
Does Japan really have used panty vending machines? Tech in Asia took to the streets of Tokyo to separate fact from fiction. What we found may surprise you.
Five events and 40 pitches later, Innovation Weekend returned to Tokyo for the grand finale of its globe-trotting pitch contest. The winner might surprise you.
After scathing reviews, Tech in Asia tracked down the Tokyo-based CEO of Ring to learn more about the trials and tribulations of a hardware Kickstarter.
Hailo Japan has been spinning its wheels in Osaka for over a year. A new CEO could help kick the taxi hailing service into high gear.
Line Creators Market now has 270,000 sticker creators from 145 countries, with the top ten sticker sets averaging more than $300,000 in sales each.
Two of Tokyo's main subway operators, in collaboration with NTT broadband, will launch free wifi services at 143 stations across the capital.
Tech in Asia visited Tokyo's biggest DIY convention to give you a glimpse of Japan's homemade robots, drones, 3D printers, and more.
Office de Yasai provides refrigerators stocked full of fresh, domestically-grown veggies to help Japan’s overworked salarymen eat right.
Beijing, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Bangalore are the fastest growing startup hubs in the world in terms of the number of VC deals in the past two years.