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Hitachi history: pioneering innovation in rail travel
Watch how from the early twentieth century to the present day Hitachi has been pioneering innovation when it comes to the railways
The rail renaissance: a digital revolution
How will the digital revolution transform rail in Europe? Hear from Tim Hedley-Jones, Major Projects Director at Virgin Trains East Coast, and Alistair Dormer, Global CEO at Hitachi Rail Europe.
Energy in the developing world
History tells us that developed countries have led the world in innovation; from the Industrial Revolution’s roots in Britain to the Information Age rising from Silicon Valley which have life as we know it possible. There’s a lingering misperception that developing countries are followers rather than leaders when it comes to technological development. Until now.
4 ways finger veins are the new signature
Most of us wouldn’t think twice about managing our finances and personal admin online. The thought of having to go into the bank to pay a bill, a norm not much more than a decade ago, seems very archaic. Yet as more and more people input personal data online, we are making it easier for criminals to discover the information needed to crack passwords, access accounts and even steal identities.
The data behind office happiness
Research shows that a happier office is a more productive office. But what actually makes employees happy?
Artificial intelligence: the new superhero on the block
The days when our safety and security were in the hands of the physically strong and powerful are long gone. Data is the new might. In today’s world with unprecedented forms of crime, and intense scrutiny around security, artificial intelligence is becoming our new superhero.
How is smart tech helping to create longer, happier lives?
By 2050 it’s expected that there will be 1.5 billion people on the planet aged 65 or over. Today’s 65 year-olds may be hipper and healthier than their parents’ generation, but there’s every chance that by 80 they will be in need of round-the-clock care, potentially for another 15-20 years. How can smart technology help to enable people to live longer, happier lives?