In Japan, about 40 percent of Japan's public and private universities and colleges had introduced e-Learning systems by the end of the 2006.
More than 298 universities and colleges had introduced e-Learning, providing education via personal computers, hand-held devices and the Internet in 2006. In Ishikawa Prefecture, Kanazawa Institute of Technology has made about 15,000 volumes of video material available for students via its local area network. Doshisha University in Kyoto is providing some of its computer-related lectures on the Net. Tokyo Medical & Dental University has developed a simulation detailing the medical data of patients, including blood pressure and pulse.