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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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Through Collaborative Creation with Hitachi, Seiyu Introduces a System to Stores that Automatically Replenishes Based on Demand Forecasted by AI
Oct 10, 2019 13:33 JST
Through collaborative creation with Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), Seiyu GK will introduce the Hitachi Digital Solution for Retail/AI Demand Forecast Auto Replenishment Service to stores all over Japan from October 2019 as a system for automatically replenishing based on demand forecasted by AI.
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Hitachi Group Technologies Shaping an Automotive Society on Display at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019
Oct 04, 2019 09:16 JST
Today Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. announced the wide range of Hitachi Group technology it will display at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019.
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Northern Care Alliance NHS Group Partners with Hitachi on UK's First Fully Integrated Hospital-Wide Digital Transformation
Oct 02, 2019 11:02 JST
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group and Hitachi Consulting today announced a partnership to deliver the UK's first fully integrated digital transformation of care processes.
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Hitachi's Elevator Delivered to Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, a Skyscraper Complex Building in China, Received a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title as the World's Fastest
Sep 27, 2019 16:08 JST
This elevator travels with a rated speed of 1,260 m/min(2) and connects the ground floor to the hotel lobby on the 95th floor in approx. 42sec, over a distance of 440 m.
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Hitachi to Commence Initiatives to Establish a Full-Fledged Global Lift Remote Monitoring and Maintenance Service
Sep 27, 2019 10:59 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Building Systems Co., Ltd. will commence global marketing for the remote monitoring and maintenance of lifts, a service that the two companies have been providing in Japan for more than 30 years.
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Hitachi Begins Shipment of Trains from Kasado Works for the Thailand Bangkok Red Line Project
Sep 25, 2019 15:10 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. announced today that it has begun shipment of the first and second completed rolling stocks from Kasado Works in Kudamatsu City, Yamaguchi Prefecture for Bangkok Red Line Project for State Railway of Thailand.
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Hitachi: Chaskey Message Authentication Technology Developed for IoT Systems Supporting Key Infrastructure Adopted by ISO/IEC for Lightweight Cryptography
Sep 20, 2019 10:05 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. and KU Leuven today announced that Chaskey, the jointly developed message authentication technology for small IoT devices such as sensors or controllers, was adopted as international standard for lightweight cryptography ISO/IEC 29192-6, after obtaining final approval from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
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Hitachi to Integrate Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting to Accelerate Global Expansion of Hitachi's Social Innovation Business and Digital Growth
Sep 18, 2019 06:42 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) has announced its intent to integrate Hitachi Vantara Corporation and Hitachi Consulting Corporation to lead Hitachi's global expansion of Lumada-based solutions and digital capabilities for its customers and partners.
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Hitachi Automotive Systems Stereo Camera with Night Time Pedestrian Detection Function Adopted by Suzuki's CARRY, a First for a Light Pickup Truck
Sep 12, 2019 15:04 JST
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. today announced that its stereo camera, which enables the detection of pedestrians at night, has been adopted by Suzuki Motor Corporation for its CARRY light pickup truck.
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Hitachi Hosts "Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2019 TOKYO"
Sep 10, 2019 15:08 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that it will hold "Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2019 TOKYO" on October 17 and 18 at the Tokyo International Forum, a convention center in Tokyo metropolitan area, as a venue to seek out opportunities for Collaborative Creation with customers and partners aimed at resolving a variety of social issues, improving people's Quality of Life (QoL) and values for customers.
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FDC and Hitachi Signed Joint Venture Agreement for a New Water Solution Company
Aug 30, 2019 15:50 JST
Gotianun family-led Filinvest Development Corporation (PHY:247771496, FDC) and Hitachi Aqua-Tech Engineering Pte. Ltd. (Hitachi Aqua-Tech), a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. signed a joint venture agreement for a new water solution company to provide overall water solutions across the Republic of the Philippines.
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Hitachi Receives Order for Electricity Balancing Market System to be Established through Joint Procurement for TEPCO Power Grid, Inc. and Chubu Electric Power Co.
Aug 02, 2019 10:32 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. has announced that it received an order for the electricity balancing market system to be established through joint procurement for TEPCO Power Grid, Inc. and Chubu Electric Power Co.
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Hitachi Automotive Systems to Strengthen Connections with Start-Ups Through Collaboration with Plug and Play
Jul 31, 2019 12:10 JST
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. today announced a partnership for collaboration with Plug and Play, a global innovation platform that brings together the best startups with the world's largest corporations.
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