• Toshiba's Green Copier Produces Erasable Documents

    Toshiba (its subsidiary Toshiba Tec, to be more precise) is working on a “green” copy machine that produces instantly erasable printouts. The way it works is that documents can be turned blank by heating them with a special device. For the copier, Toshiba uses a special toner, which loses its color when heated (and is offered by Japanese company Pilot). Read More

  • Robots To Flip Through And Scan 170 Page-Books in 1 Minute

    Scanning or copying books will get a lot more comfortable in the future, thanks to the Ishikawa-Komuro lab at the University of Tokyo. The lab has already developed an awesome prototype of a camera that shoots “3D” pictures of pages while a human quickly flips through a book (see video below). Read More