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Tokyo"s Olympics may become known as the "Robot Games"

Tokyo's Olympics may become known as the "Robot Games.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 15th, 2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Blockchain Could Make Games a Tourist’s Dream

The companies involved have promised shorter wait times at restaurants and an overall easier trip abroad......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 16th, 2018

Olympics: Sporting events put Japan businesses in the mood for love

TOKYO (Reuters) - As Japan gears up to host the Rugby World Cup and Olympic Games in consecutive years, many businesses are seizing on the opportunity to capitalize on the influx of tourists, media and athletes for both big events......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 25th, 2018

Facial recognition system set to be used in Olympic security

A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 7th, 2018

Beyoncé Songs Come to the Olympics. But Who Pays for the Rights?

Songs with lyrics are permitted at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang for the first time. And because the Games are considered a “live event,” no special permission is required......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 20th, 2019

United Airlines tentatively cleared to fly to Tokyo"s Haneda Airport — but not from Houston

Just in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, United will soon be able to fly four U.S. routes to Tokyo's close-in airport — but the Houston route was not among those approved......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2019

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo"s Haneda airport

Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 16th, 2019

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo"s Haneda

Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 16th, 2019

Amphibious Warfare: Robot Tank Protects Royal Marines During War Games

  Royal Marines conducte.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 3rd, 2019

Festo’s Agile Robot Handles Objects Effortlessly

Many video games and sci-fi shows and movies offer a glimpse into a future in which we’re served by robot nannies, maids and chefs. A study conducted at MIT previously demonstrated that AI.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 1st, 2019

"Fair & Balanced" Robot Gets 1000s Of Votes In Tokyo Area Mayoral Race

A robot promising to be “fair and balanced” to all its constituents has picked up thousands of votes in a mayoral election in the Tama city area of Tokyo. “Let artificial intelligence determine policies by.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 26th, 2018

In Japan, new rules may leave home-sharing industry out in the cold

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's new home-sharing law was meant to ease a shortage of hotel rooms, bring order to an unregulated market and offer more lodging options for foreign visitors ahead of next year's Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 22nd, 2018

Facelift, foreign drivers for Tokyo taxis ahead of Olympics

Tokyo's taxi industry is undergoing some radical changes as Japan, already dealing with unprecedented levels of tourism, prepares to host the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Olympics. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 24th, 2018

Two gubernatorial candidates oppose Colorado"s bidding for Winter Olympics

The six other major-party candidates vary in their enthusiasm for the games and the conditions they would require to press forward with a bid......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 6th, 2018

The man behind the new "Star Wars" movies is getting into video games

Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney The director of the upcoming "Star Wars" movie, J.J. Abrams, is starting a new video game company as part of his film production company. The new studio is named Bad Robot Games, a division of his Bad Robot.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 8th, 2018

Special Olympics Oregon reorg: cost-cutting, staff reductions and confidence "we"re going to come back"

One of the nonprofit's longtime board members characterized its financial problems as a minor setback. The organization this week canceled its 2018 Games......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2018

The IOC Is Another Step Closer to Including Video Games in the Olympics

Organizers will host forum on eSports next month. The push to inco.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 28th, 2018

Coughing Up Reform: Japan Tightens Smoking Laws a Little

Japan tightened its smoking rules ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, belatedly joining a global trend after long being one of the easiest places among developed economies to light up......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 18th, 2018

Setting Records: Japan Worries About Too-Toasty Tokyo for 2020 Olympics

A city near Tokyo reported Japan’s highest-ever recorded temperature of 106 degrees, as a heat wave that is scorching the nation raises concerns about the health of athletes and spectators at the Olympics in 2020......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 23rd, 2018

Interview: Garcetti says LA can be winning Olympic model

In an era when many cities are hesitant to bid for the Olympics, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is convinced his city has a winning formula to make the games a success......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 25th, 2018

Tokyo 2020 Will Be the First Olympics to Use Facial Recognition to Improve Security

NEC unveiled the new security system o.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 7th, 2018