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: pulse oximeters that measure blood oxygen saturation, which have saved many lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the second half: egg grading & packing systems which clean eggs, check for cracks, sort and pack them. We introduce these systems that are used in over 70 countries and regions worldwide.
Dr. Nakajima Susumu, who performed clinical trials for early pulse oximeters
Early pulse oximeter
Takaishi Yasuhiro, involved with the development of egg grading & packing systems