Tokyo, March 29, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. resolved to grant stock options as stock-based compensation (stock acquisition rights), with stock price conditions, to Executive Officers at the meeting of the compensation committee held today. Furthermore, Hitachi will grant similar stock options as stock-based compensation (stock acquisition rights) to Corporate Officers, the executive positions next to Executive Officers.
Tokyo, March 29, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. today announced director candidates to be proposed at its annual general meeting of shareholders in June 2017, in accordance with a resolution at a meeting of Nominating Committee convened today.
MIAMI (USA), March 28, 2017 --- Hitachi Rail Italy announced today it has delivered the first train of the new Miami Metro. The first two-car train (out of a total of 68) left the Medley plant in Florida to reach the Lehman Center on Tuesday, 28th March.
Tokyo, March 27, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. today announced the development of a detection and tracking technology using artificial intelligence (AI) which can distinguish an individual in real-time using features from over 100 categories of external characteristics such as sex, color of clothing or carried items, and immediately detect and track the person sought after individual.
Tokyo, March 24, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that it will post an impairment loss of approximately 65 billion yen (assuming the exchange rate is 110 yen per U.S. dollar) for the commercial development of a laser-based uranium enrichment technology advanced by GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy Holdings LLC, an equity-method associate in U.S., as share of losses of investments accounted for using the equity method on consolidated financial results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017.
London, 22nd March, 2017 –-- Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd. (Hitachi-GE) today held the latest in its 4-year series of UK academic seminars on the Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (ABWR), working with Cambridge University.
Hitachi-GE – the reactor provider to Horizon Nuclear Power for their proposed nuclear development at Wylfa Newydd on the Isle of Anglesey – has worked with a number of prestigious UK Universities, running technical seminars on the ABWR.
Tokyo, March 21, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Maxell, Ltd. today announced that there will be a change in the capital relationship between the two companies, associated with the partial transfer of Hitachi Maxell shares owned by Hitachi.
Warsaw, Poland, March 17, 2017 --- The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization ("NEDO"), Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation ("SMBC"), Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne S.A. ("PSE"), ENERGA-OPERATOR S.A. ("EOP") and ENERGA Wytwarzanie S.A. ("EW"), supported by the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Poland ("Poland"), announced today that they have agreed to jointly carry out a smart grid demonstration project.
Tokyo, March16, 2017--- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, Hitachi) today announced the joint development of a resource sharing technology to flexibly share production facilities among enterprises with secure transfer of important information such as production quantity and machining process, with the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation(“Fraunhofer IPA”) in Germany and the Institute for Computer Science and Control, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (“MTA SZTAKI”).
Tokyo, March 16, 2017 --- Kanazawa University and Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501,Hitachi) today announced the joint development of a compact sensor capable ofidentifying the source of electromagnetic interference(1) that causes malfunction incomponent for autonomous operation.