Japan's Top Inventions

Handheld Calculators

The behind-the-scenes tales of hit products and creations from Japan: this is Japan's Top Inventions. This time, we focus on calculators, and the pocket-sized version developed in Japan in 1972.
  • program length: 15 minutes
  • episode #9

Wednesday, November 21 at 8:30 am on 12.4

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  • Wednesday, November 21 at 2:30 pm on 12.4
  • Wednesday, November 21 at 8:30 pm on 12.4
  • Thursday, November 22 at 2:30 am on 12.4

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Japanese inventions are used and loved around the world. Through interviews and reenactments, go behind the scenes and discover how Japanese craftsmanship brought these top inventions into being.