Tim Hornyak

Tokyo Correspondent

Tim Hornyak reports on IT, telecommunications, science, and technology in Japan for the IDG News Service.


Fujitsu's small 20Gbps receiver could transfer huge files instantly

Fujitsu's small 20Gbps receiver could transfer huge files instantly

Fujitsu has developed a 300GHz receiver that could allow mobile devices to download 4K or 8K high-def video instantly.

Fujitsu's small 20Gbps receiver could transfer huge files instantly

Fujitsu's small 20Gbps receiver could transfer huge files instantly

Fujitsu has developed a 300GHz receiver that could allow mobile devices to download 4K or 8K high-def video instantly.

Canon creates 120-megapixel DSLR camera

Canon creates 120-megapixel DSLR camera

Canon's latest prototype DSLR camera features a 120-megapixel sensor with more than double the resolution of the EOS 5DS and 5DS R.

Fujitsu develops tech to double capacity in wireless cells

Fujitsu develops tech to double capacity in wireless cells

Fujitsu has developed task-sharing and scheduling technology for wireless networks that could double capacity in individual cells.

Canon goes big on resolution with 250-megapixel sensor

Canon goes big on resolution with 250-megapixel sensor

Canon developed an experimental CMOS sensor with 250 megapixels that could be used in some enterprise applications such as surveillance.

Fujitsu offers way to double capacity in wireless cells

Fujitsu has developed task-sharing and scheduling technology for wireless networks that could double capacity in individual cells

Pioneer harnessing laserdisc tech for low-cost LIDAR

Pioneer harnessing laserdisc tech for low-cost LIDAR

Pioneer is testing cheap, compact LIDARs by using know-how gained in laserdisc development and manufacturing.

Simple self-driving golf carts point the way for autonomous cars

Simple self-driving golf carts point the way for autonomous cars

Researchers from the U.S. and Singapore have developed self-driving golf carts that use minimal sensing equipment, and demonstrated them in a public park.

Simple self-driving golf carts point the way for autonomous cars

Simple self-driving golf carts point the way for autonomous cars

Researchers from the U.S. and Singapore have developed self-driving golf carts that use minimal sensing equipment, and demonstrated them in a public park.

Cats get their own Street View tour of this Japanese city

Cats get their own Street View tour of this Japanese city

Onomichi in Japan has rolled out a website that lets people virtually wander the city from the perspective of a cat.

In smartwatches, Sony stays subdued while LG goes glitz

In smartwatches, Sony stays subdued while LG goes glitz

Sony and LG have different design visions for their latest smartwatches, but both resemble traditional timepieces.

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