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Industrial Media Unboxing Video
IEN Unboxed is a new show in which our editors unbox new tools on the market and discuss their features.
Mar 19th, 2021
Sawyer Robot Making Coffee at Japanese Cafe
The barista is a robot with a screen showing a pair of cartoon eyes.
Feb 2nd, 2018
Toshiba Reveals Device for Fukushima
It looks like a giant fishing rod.
Dec 22nd, 2017
Japan at a Loss with Radioactive Water
Japan has yet to reach consensus on what to do with a million tons of radioactive water.
Nov 27th, 2017
More Faked Inspections
The latest problems involve more than 11,000 tons of steel, copper, and aluminum.
Oct 13th, 2017
TEPCO: Nuclear Plant Must Release Contaminated Water
Chairman says the utility needs to stop dragging its feet.
Jul 14th, 2017
Fukushima Execs Plead Not Guilty
The three former executives said they don't think they bear criminal responsibility because they couldn't predict the enormous tsunami that flooded the plant.
Jun 30th, 2017
'Like Bombs': Takata Air Bags Still Out There
Although 100 million of the Takata inflators worldwide have been recalled, it will take the industry years to produce that many replacements.
Jun 27th, 2017
Takata Files for Bankruptcy
Recall costs and lawsuits meant the company must declare bankruptcy to survive.
Jun 26th, 2017
Swimming Robot Will Probe Fukushima
The robot, about the size of a loaf of bread, is equipped with lights, maneuvers with tail propellers and collects data using two cameras and a dosimeter.
Jun 15th, 2017
5 Workers Exposed to Radiation at Nuke Lab
The incident raised a nuclear security concern as well as a question of whether the handlers were adequately protected.
Jun 7th, 2017
TEPCO, Gov't Liable in Fukushima Lawsuit
The first of 30 lawsuits filed could set a precedent for other cases.
Mar 17th, 2017