Social Innovation - Technology

From fingerprints to finger veins
As we head into a new decade, Hitachi Fellow Dr Kazuo Yano gives us the lowdown on how AI will continue to transform society and help us lead happier lives
When people are the first priority in technological advances, the results can be transformative
Do you really know what the latest tech jargon really means? We’ve created a handy guide to bust those buzzwords
How digital technology is using AI and big data to make our growing cities secure places to thrive
Confidential yet convenient banking
The fight against fraud is in your fingers
From alerting staff if a train platform is dangerously overcrowded, to identifying lost luggage in a public place, there are many ways in which this technology can help to create a safer world.
How tech can help businesses thrive in a world of ageing populations
The battery, first developed 200 years ago, is showing positive signs of improvement.
Drip, drip, drip. Water scarcity is being tackled by tech
Drones are flying onto the scene to provide cheaper and more effective ways to both prevent and tackle climate change.