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Cobots: coming to a work place near you
“Cobots" are beginning to have an increased presence in factories. These easy-to-use, relatively inexpensive worker robots are working side-by-side with factory workers across Europe. Read more about the role of the cobot and its future in the workplace.
3 reasons why Europeans are using trains more
From increased airport security to quicker commute times, there are a number of reasons why the number of European rail journeys has doubled in the past 20 years and is set to increase even further.
Adam Buxton: cities of the future
We asked the comedian Adam Buxton to imagine what the city of the future will look like...
What is a smart grid?
Here we bring new energy technology back to basics and tell the story of how a smart grid works through a simple analogy
Myth-busters: self-driving cars
With a driverless car future very much on the horizon, Hitachi myth-busters are here to help clear up three of the top myths about these vehicles
Four future factory facts
What does the fourth era of manufacturing – known as “Industrie 4.0” – hold for us and how is this enhancing production?
When technology trumps expectations
The car, the mobile phone and even the tin can. There are some pieces of technology that changed our society and yet no one could predict quite how much. What were the misconceptions at the start and what can we expect from the Internet of Things which is fast approaching its peak of expectations?