Press Releases

Hitachi Automotive Systems’ mono tube shock absorber used on minor change models of Toyota’s Lexus IS series

Tokyo, December 7, 2016 --- Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. today announced that its automotive mono tube shock absorber is being used on all models of Toyota Motor Corporation’s Lexus IS series which were released in October, 2016 as minor change models.

Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2016 Announced for Istanbul

Istanbul, December 7, 2016 --- Hitachi Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today announced that it is bringing its global series of Social Innovation Forums to Istanbul on Tuesday 13th December 2016. It will take place at Swissotel The Bosphorus, situated right in the centre of Istanbul on the European bank of the Bosphorus. The Forum will demonstrate how businesses can take advantage of the many new opportunities being created though Social Innovation in the IoT (Internet of Things) era.

Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2016 Announced for Berlin

Berlin, November 23, 2016 --- Hitachi Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today announced that it is bringing its global series of Social Innovation Forums to Berlin on Tuesday 29th November 2016. It will take place at Ewerk, one of Germany’s oldest preserved power plants, in the centre of Berlin. The Forum will demonstrate how businesses can take advantage of the many new opportunities being created though Social Innovation in the IoT (Internet of Things) era.

Hitachi and ELES Agree on Common Smart Grids and Smart Communities Action

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 25 November, 2016 – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, Hitachi) and ELES, d.o.o. (ELES) today announced that they have agreed to undertake a joint project on smart grids and smart community business in Slovenia. The project will run for three years from November 2016 to October 2019. A number of advanced solutions will be demonstrated by Hitachi to establish or expand its existing service-based business. These solutions will be further extended to other European regions in the future.

Commencement of the Demonstration Project for “RemixWater”, Seawater Desalination and Water Reuse Integrated System in the Republic of South Africa

Tokyo, November 18, 2016 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that it has been selected as a contractor for the Seawater Desalination and Water Reuse Integrated System implemented under the framework of the International Energy Consumption Efficiency Technology and System Demonstration Project initiated by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (“NEDO”).

Hitachi Rail Italy Awarded Service Contracts Worth 108 Million Euro

Naples (ITALY), 30 November 2016 – Hitachi Rail Italy has been awarded three Service contracts for a total amount of 108 million Euro. They are for the provision of maintenance of Frecciarossa 1000, Frecciarossa 500 and TSR regional trains. The new contracts include activities of control, monitoring and maintenance through the supply of materials and experienced skilled labor.

 

Lensless-camera Technology for Easily Adjusting Focus of Video Images after Image Capture

Tokyo, November 15, 2016 --- Hitachi, Ltd. today announced the development of a camera technology that can capture video images without using a lens and adjust focus after image capture by using a film imprinted with a concentric-circle pattern instead of a lens. This camera technology makes it possible to make a camera lighter and thinner since a lens is unnecessary and allow the camera to be more freely mounted in devices such as mobile devices and robots at arbitrary positions without imposing design restraints.

Hitachi Held a Users’ Meeting as it Further Expands its Particle Therapy System Business Globally

Tokyo, November 14, 2016 --- Hitachi welcomed leaders from its particle therapy centers across the world to its second Users’ Meeting, held in Tokyo on November 9th and 10th. Members from twelve world-class particle therapy facilities in the United States, Japan and Asia including those which are going to have Hitachi’s system in the future joined the meeting to share their experiences with management, engineering teams and fellow users of Hitachi’s systems.

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