Japanese inventions

2017-07-27T19:00:15+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Katana, Agar, Blu-ray, Fax, Hand fan, High-speed rail, Monosodium glutamate, ISDB, Ivermectin, Virtual retinal display, Airsoft, Massage chair, Tactile paving, Rilmazafone, Love hotel, List of Japanese inventions and discoveries flashcards Japanese inventions
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  • Katana
    Historically, katana (刀) were one of the traditionally made Japanese swords (日本刀 nihontō) that were used by the samurai of feudal Japan.
  • Agar
    Agar (pronounced /ˈeɪɡɑːr/, US /ˈɑːɡər/, "AH-gər") or agar-agar (/ˈeɪɡɑːrˈeɪɡɑːr/, /ˈɑːɡərˈɑːɡər/, "AH-gər-AH-gər") is a jelly-like substance, obtained from algae.
  • Blu-ray
    Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.
  • Fax
    Fax (short for facsimile), sometimes called telecopying or telefax (the latter short for telefacsimile), is the telephonic transmission of scanned printed material (both text and images), normally to a telephone number connected to a printer or other output device.
  • Hand fan
    A handheld fan is an implement used to induce an airflow for the purpose of cooling or refreshing oneself.
  • High-speed rail
    High-speed rail is a type of rail transport that operates significantly faster than traditional rail traffic, using an integrated system of specialized rolling stock and dedicated tracks.
  • Monosodium glutamate
    Monosodium glutamate (MSG, also known as sodium glutamate) is the sodium salt of glutamic acid, one of the most abundant naturally occurring non-essential amino acids.
  • ISDB
    The Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting (ISDB) (Japanese: 統合デジタル放送サービス, Tōgō dejitaru hōsō sābisu) is a Japanese standard for digital television (DTV) and digital radio used by the country's radio and television networks.
  • Ivermectin
    Ivermectin is a medication that is effective against many types of parasites.
  • Virtual retinal display
    A virtual retinal display (VRD), also known as a retinal scan display (RSD) or retinal projector (RP), is a display technology that draws a raster display (like a television) directly onto the retina of the eye.
  • Airsoft
    Airsoft is a sport in which participants eliminate opponents by hitting each other with spherical non-metallic pellets launched via replica weapons called airsoft guns.
  • Massage chair
    A massage chair is a chair designed for massages.
  • Tactile paving
    Tactile paving (also called truncated domes, detectable warnings, Tactile Ground Surface Indicators, detectable warning surfaces) is a system of textured ground surface indicator found on footpaths, stairs and train station platforms to assist pedestrians who are blind or visually impaired.
  • Rilmazafone
    Rilmazafone (リスミー, Rhythmy, previously known as 450191-S) is a water-soluble benzodiazepine prodrug developed in Japan.
  • Love hotel
    A love hotel is a type of short-stay hotel found around the world operated primarily for the purpose of allowing couples privacy for sexual activities.
  • List of Japanese inventions and discoveries
    This is a list of Japanese inventions and discoveries.