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Hitachi to Establish "Lumada Data Science Lab." Bringing Together Top Data Scientists
Mar 30, 2020 16:39 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced that on April 1, it will establish the "Lumada Data Science Lab. within the Kyoso-no-Mori(2) facilities at the Central Research Laboratory.
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Hitachi's Pentaho and Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub adopted for TSE's New Data Platform
Mar 12, 2020 17:54 JST
The Platform standardizes data management across the Japan Exchange Group, and the basis for streamlining back-office operations such as form creation and transaction fee calculation, and expanding the information business.
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Hitachi: Energy-Saving, Low Environmental Impact Seawater Desalination System Starts its Demonstration Operation in Republic of South Africa
Mar 04, 2020 10:01 JST
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) and Hitachi, Ltd. are engaged in a demonstration project for a seawater desalination and water reuse integrated system in the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, known as City of Durban, Republic of South Africa, and have recently started demonstration operation of the system at the demonstration site of a waste water treatment plant in the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality.
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Hitachi and Chulalongkorn University Agree on a Cooperative Relationship for Social Innovation in Thailand
Feb 27, 2020 08:44 JST
Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Asia Ltd., and Hitachi Asia (Thailand) Co., Ltd. today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Chulalongkorn University to cooperate on defining the societal challenges that may affect Thailand's future society and to identify possible solutions to those challenges.
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Hitachi and VietCredit Start a Demonstration Experiment to Provide New Financial Services Using AI
Feb 10, 2020 15:16 JST
Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Asia (Vietnam) Co, Ltd., a local subsidiary of Hitachi in Vietnam, and VietCredit Finance Company, a consumer financial institute in Vietnam, today announced that the three companies have reached an agreement on the start of a demonstration experiment (the Demonstration) to provide new financial services using digital technology such as AI.
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Hitachi Plays a Part in Powering Good and Powering Thailand
Feb 10, 2020 13:47 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Asia Ltd. showcases a range of smart solutions today at the Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2020 BANGKOK, reflecting a continuous commitment in helping to address challenges for customers in Thailand.
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Hitachi Industrial Products Received "EN 15085 Certificate" for Welding of Railway Vehicles and Components
Jan 17, 2020 12:45 JST
Hitachi Industrial Products, Ltd. announced that Hitachi Industrial Products received safety standards: "EN 15085 certificate" for welding of railway vehicles and components by TUV Rheinland Japan, 3rd party inspector in Japan.
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Hitachi Completes Construction of H1 TOWER, One of World's Tallest Elevator Test Towers, at R&D and Manufacturing Facility in Guangzhou, China
Jan 17, 2020 08:33 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) has announced that Hitachi Elevator (China) Co., Ltd., a manufacturing, sales and service company for the elevators and escalators of Hitachi, which operates in the People's Republic of China (China), has today completed its construction of the H1 TOWER, one of the world's tallest (1) elevator test towers, in its research, development, and manufacturing facility in Guangzhou, China.
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Hitachi Joined WIPO GREEN as a Contributing Partner
Jan 17, 2020 08:07 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. has announced that Hitachi has joined WIPO GREEN as a contributing partner.
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Hitachi's Omika Works Recognized as an "Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution Lighthouse" by the World Economic Forum
Jan 10, 2020 19:12 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. has announced that the Omika Works, which manufactures information control systems for social infrastructure systems and industries, was recognized by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a Lighthouse advanced factory.
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Hitachi Automotive Systems Develops Stereo Camera Enabling Automatic Emergency Braking at Intersections
Dec 26, 2019 12:12 JST
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. today announced the development of a stereo camera that enables Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) at intersections relying on stereo camera alone by combining distant object detection with wide-angle view, and without millimeter-wave radar.
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Hitachi Rail STS Selected for the Modernization of France's Paris-Lyon High-Speed Line
Dec 20, 2019 17:14 JST
Hitachi Rail STS will continue to play a significant role in France's High Speed network now and into the future, following the award of a Euro 129.3 million contract by France's Railway Infrastructure Manager SNCF Reseau.
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Hitachi to Provide CNAO with Proton Therapy System
Dec 06, 2019 18:16 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. has entered into an agreement to provide Centro Nazionale di Adroterapia Oncologica (CNAO) with its proton therapy system.
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First Trenitalia Chooses Hitachi Rail to Build New Intercity Trains for Avanti West Coast
Dec 06, 2019 18:02 JST
First Trenitalia, whose new Avanti West Coast rail service starts on Sunday 8 December, has today awarded a contract worth more than GBP350m to Hitachi Rail to provide and maintain 23 new intercity trains (135 carriages), to be built at its County Durham factory.
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Hitachi: Power Grid Protection System Starts its Demonstration Operation in Poland
Dec 03, 2019 11:31 JST
The project was supported by the Ministry of State Assets of the Republic of Poland (formerly the Ministry of Energy). This important milestone achievement was commemorated with an opening ceremony held in Poland, on December 2.
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Hitachi Developed Automation Technology of 3D Culture to Expand Regenerative Medicine Business
Nov 27, 2019 11:52 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. has announced that Hitachi developed a new automation technology of 3D culture, solving problems of the previous 3D culture using Hitachi's Automated Cell Culture Equipment for iPS cells.
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Mayo Clinic, Hitachi to Build First, Next-Generation, Carbon Ion Therapy Treatment Facility in North America
Nov 20, 2019 13:34 JST
Mayo Clinic and Hitachi, Ltd. have reached an agreement in principle to build a carbon ion treatment facility as part of Mayo Clinic's recently announced integrated oncology facility which will be constructed at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida.
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Hitachi and Cambridge Renew 30 Year Research Partnership
Nov 19, 2019 12:01 JST
The University of Cambridge and Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced that they have signed a new agreement to continue and grow their long-standing relationship through the Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory (HCL), part of the European R&D Centre of Hitachi Europe Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi.
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Hitachi SEM Receives Order for Around 5,600 Distribution Transformers from the Republic of the Union of Myanmar's Ministry of Electricity and Energy
Nov 18, 2019 10:50 JST
Hitachi Soe Electric & Machinery Co., Ltd. (Hitachi SEM), a subsidiary of Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd. in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Myanmar) has received orders for the delivery of approximately 5,600 distribution transformers from the Myanmar Ministry of Electricity and Energy.
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Hitachi and Centre Leon Berard Cancer Center in Lyon to Launch a Research Collaboration in the Fight Against Cancer with AI
Nov 07, 2019 06:25 JST
In this collaboration, Hitachi and CLB will conduct research and development of novel technologies to detect and diagnose cancers exploiting medical images such as CT/MRI using artificial intelligence (AI) and to predict response to radiation therapy using tumor genomic and transcriptomic data.
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Proton Therapy Opens at Sibley Memorial Hospital, a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, US Top-Ranked Healthcare Institution
Oct 30, 2019 08:18 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. has announced that Hitachi has provided its advanced proton therapy system to Sibley Memorial Hospital (Washington DC, US), a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine (Maryland, US), and it has started treatment on October 25, 2019.
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Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems exhibits Electrified vehicle motors at Tokyo Motor Show 2019
Oct 24, 2019 17:18 JST
Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems, Ltd. today announced that its motor for electrified vehicles will be on exhibit at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019, organized by the Japan Automobiles Manufacturers Association, Inc. (JAMA) from October 24 (Thursday) through November 4 (Monday) at Tokyo Big Sight. Mass production will begin in November 2019.
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New 605km UAE Freight Line to Use Hitachi Signalling Technology in AED 1.6 Billon Deal
Oct 24, 2019 16:06 JST
Etihad Rail has appointed Hitachi Rail STS to install a modern signaling system and related equipment on the new 605km freight line connecting Fujairah port in the United Arab Emirates to the border of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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Hitachi and New South Wales State Government Agreed to Establish "Kyoso Centre (Collaborative Creation Centre)" to Accelerate the Creation of Social Innovation
Oct 23, 2019 16:42 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) has entered an agreement with The Hon Gladys Berejiklian, Premier of New South Wales (NSW) that Hitachi and the NSW government will establish the "Kyoso Centre (collaborative creation centre)", within the Western City & Aerotropolis: a 22nd century smart city being built around the new Western Sydney International Airport.
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Hitachi: Company Split of the Analysis Contract Service Business and the Transfer of Stock of the New Company
Oct 21, 2019 17:10 JST
Hitachi Power Solutions Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., today announced that it has agreed with Endeavour United Co., Ltd., a Japanese independent investment fund management company, on the transfer of the analysis contract service business of Hitachi Power Solutions, and had concluded a stock transfer agreement.
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Hitachi Automotive Systems Starts Mass Production of High Voltage and High Output EV Inverter, the First in the World
Oct 18, 2019 14:33 JST
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. has announced the start of mass production for their 800-volt compatible high voltage and high output electric vehicle (EV) inverter, which increases EV practicality and enables long-distance driving.
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Hitachi Launches Dashboard for Building Owners and Managers to Check the Operation and Maintenance Status of Building Facilities, Including Elevators
Oct 18, 2019 08:03 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Building Systems Co., Ltd. has announced the launch of the dashboard for building owners and managers in Japan on November 15, 2019.
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Hitachi and Frasers Property Sign S$100 Million MOU to Drive Digital Transformation in the Real Estate Industry in Asia Pacific
Oct 16, 2019 15:02 JST
The size of the addressable market for Asia Pacific, excluding Japan and China, is estimated to reach US$82 billion by 20251.
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Hitachi Expands Its Elevators & Escalators Business in Laos
Oct 10, 2019 18:53 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. has announced that Hitachi Elevator Laos Co., Ltd., an elevators and escalators sales and service subsidiary in Vientiane, the capital of Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos) has been established and has begun full-fledged business.
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