Drawing Tablets / Cascades (Airplane Component)

Japan's Top Inventions

28m 00s
Broadcast on January 29, 2022 Available until October 1, 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 the development of drawing tablets created in 1987 that are used for comics, animation and commercial design. In the second half: cascades, an important airplane component. We go behind the scenes with the Japanese company that controls over 90% of the global market share for these components.

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