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Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech

09 September, 2019 9:00 am 9:00 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tech giant Intel Corp said on Wednesday it will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to show off a portfolio of new technology including artificial intelligence driven 3D tracking of athletes to augment broadcasts of events during the Games. The tracking technology will use mobile cameras to capture video of Olympic events … Read More

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Powerful typhoon Faxai devastates city Chiba near Tokyo

09 September, 2019 4:03 am 4:03 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – One of the strongest typhoons finally struck just east of Tokyo on Monday, bringing record-breaking winds, stinging rain and sending some rivers close to the top of their banks. More than 100 flights were cancelled and scores of train lines were stopped, snarling the morning commute for millions in the greater Tokyo … Read More

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Tokyo 2020 to up security with facial recognition system

08 August, 2018 9:38 am 9:38 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo 2020 will be the first Olympics to use facial recognition technology to increase security around all venues, the organisers announced on Tuesday. Games organisers have linked up with Japanese telecommunications and information technology giant NEC to develop the first system of this kind to be implemented at an Olympics. The technology, … Read More

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Yen slips from two-week high after North Korea says still open to talks wit...

05 May, 2018 12:05 pm 12:05 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – The yen stepped back from a two-week high against the dollar on Friday when North Korea said it was open to resolving issues with the United States after US President Donald Trump called off a June summit with its leader, Kim Jong Un. Although the yen and the safe-haven Swiss franc had … Read More

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