Wednesday, October 09, 2002

Leave it to the Japanese...

From the NY Times Japanese Masters Get Closer to the Toilet Nirvana

...engineers from a rival company, Inax, counterattacked in April with a toilet that glows in the dark and whirs up its lid after an infrared sensor detects a human being. When in use, the toilet plays any of six soundtracks, including chirping birds, rushing water, tinkling wind chimes, or the strumming of a traditional Japanese harp.