Home Blood Pressure Monitors / Test Patterns

Japan's Top Inventions

28m 00s
Broadcast on January 8, 2022 Available until April 9, 2023

The fascinating stories and secrets behind hit Japanese products, plus parts and machines that boast the top share of niche markets. In the first half: the story behind home blood pressure monitors that use fuzzy logic, developed by a Japanese company in 1991. In the second half: test patterns with colorful gradients and fine lines used to evaluate the performance of photocopiers. We visit the Japanese printing company that holds around 90% of the global market share for these patterns.

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