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Integrating MathWorks MATLAB and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Using Hitachi’s Lumada IoT platform

Tokyo, June 20, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) today announced the development of technology enabling MATLAB® and Simulink® ,(1) a tool provided by The MathWorks, Inc. (“MathWorks”) and widely used for modeling and simulation in industrial settings, and Microsoft Dynamics® 365,(2) a cloud business application of Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”), to collaborate through Hitachi's Lumada IoT platform.

Hitachi Solutions Announce German Acquisition

London, June 2018: Hitachi Solutions Europe Ltd. announces today the acquisition of German retail Microsoft Dynamics 365 specialist Implexis GmbH. As part of Hitachi Solutions’ plan for strategic expansion in Europe, this procurement is an exciting next step, and will generate a substantial new market for the Hitachi Solutions group, particularly in the retail sector. Hitachi Solutions and Implexis are delighted with the fit of the two businesses - both being high achieving, client orientated and focused on Microsoft’s full suite of products and technologies.

Wylfa Newydd receives key European Approval

Horizon Nuclear Power has been granted a key European environmental approval for its lead new build development, Wylfa Newydd.

The plans for the two-reactor project on Anglesey, North Wales, received a positive ‘Opinion’ from the European Commission under Article 37 of the Euratom Treaty which stated that the station will not have significant health or environmental impacts on other Member States.

Hitachi Solves The Durable Medium Issue in Polish Banking Sector

Poland, June 12, 2018 -- Hitachi Europe Ltd., in cooperation with Hitachi Vantara, has created an intelligent data governance solution for safe and accessible information storage on durable medium in the form of write-once-read-many (WORM) storage. The solution has been acknowledged by the biggest banks in Poland, such as Bank Pekao S.A. and Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. who are now working with Hitachi, so they can meet the regulatory requierments in terms of providing information on durable medium.

AI, captain! Hitachi Partners with Stena Line to Implement Digital Technology in Shipping

London, June 6, 2018 -- Hitachi Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501),   has partnered with Stena Line, one of the largest shipping companies in Europe, to implement artificial intelligence technology on ships to reduce fuel consumption costs and become an important tool in the company’s efforts to minimise environmental impact.

Discussion status on Horizon’s Wylfa nuclear project with the UK Government toward the final investment decision

Tokyo, 5 June 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) announced that it has  welcomed the statement from Greg Clark, UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, on 4 June (GMT) on the new nuclear power construction project at Wylfa Newydd on Isle of Anglesey (Horizon Project), which indicates progress in the discussions to date between the parties.

Wylfa Newydd confirmed as UK’s next nuclear new build project

Horizon Nuclear Power has welcomed the UK Government’s announcement that discussions for its lead site, Wylfa Newydd, will progress to the next phase. The move confirms the development on the Isle of Anglesey in North Wales as the next project in the UK’s nuclear new build programme.

Formal negotiations with the UK Government will now commence, with a joint focus on ensuring Wylfa Newydd represents good value for consumers.

Horizon submits major plans for nuclear power station

Horizon Nuclear Power has applied to the Planning Inspectorate for permission to build its lead project, Wylfa Newydd, on the Isle of Anglesey. It also submitted applications for four other key permits.

Horizon’s Development Consent Order (DCO) submission comprises some 41,000 pages, 440 documents and over 400 drawings all specifying the nuclear power station and associated work the company wants to develop at the Wylfa Newydd site as well as how it plans to go about it from a technical, logistical and social point of view.

Multiple AI coordination control that realizes efficient warehouse picking by integrating control of robotic arms with AGV

Tokyo, May 28, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, Hitachi) today announced the development of multiple AI coordination control technology that increases the efficiency of the picking process by integrating the control of the picking robot*1 and automated guided vehicle (AGV)*2 to smoothly pick-up specific products from goods carried by the AGV.

Transmashholding and Hitachi to Produce Traction Inverters in Russia

May 21, 2018 – Moscow: Today JSC Transmashholding (“Transmashholding”) and Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) have signed an agreement to localize production of traction inverters for passenger rail transport in Russian Federation.

The agreement was signed by Kirill Lipa, CEO of Transmashholding, and Kiyoshi Nakata, Deputy COO Rolling Stock of Railway Systems Business Unit, Hitachi.