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Monday, December 08, 2008

Pedestrians generate (even more) electricity at Shibuya station
Read the full story Environment | Japan | Power | R&D | Transportation 10:13 PM Mark Weitzman • Permalink

A thin mat that creates electricity from footsteps has been installed at Tokyo’s Shibuya train station to harness the kinetic energy they expend as they pass through ticket gates twice a day.

Friday, February 22, 2008

E-paper advertising in the wild in Tokyo

Now that it’s all grown up and mature, electronic paper is stating to get out a bit more and enjoy life – its latest sortie sees it appearing on train station ticket gates as a variety of advertising posters.

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