Hitachi's Finger Vein Banking Solution wins ‘Gazeta Bankowa’ Award

London, UK, April 4th 2013 – Hitachi Europe Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) has announced it has been awarded Gazeta Bankowa’s

"Recommendation for 2013" in the "Solution against digital exclusion" category

for its Banking Solutions based on Finger Vein technology. Recognition of

Hitachi’s solution at Poland’s most prestigious banking industry awards, follows

successful implementations of the technology in a number of Poland’s banking