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The growing digital era is accelerating Social Innovation, while opening up new market opportunities.

Digitization has transformed our world in more ways than we can imagine—fast-tracking the reorganization of industries and social infrastructure. While experts see no signs of the digital revolution slowing down, they do forecast valuable opportunities for businesses and society at large.In fact, by 2020, this shift is expected to generate a market opportunity of $2 trillion worldwide. Moving forward, enterprises and organizations will play a vital role in creating this value.

And Hitachi is already leading the way. Through our IT and social infrastructure technologies, we’ve always put innovation at the forefront of our solutions. As the world changes, we’re committed to change with it. And that’s why we’ll continue to co-create proven results for the public and our clients.

Social innovation touches many aspects of our lives.

Security
Analytics
AI
Robotics
Water
Energy
Life & Economy
Manufacturing
R&D
Transportation
Urban Development
Water
Energy
Life & Economy
R&D
Transportation
Urban Development
R&D
R&D
Life & Economy
Manufacturing
R&D
Life & Economy
Urban Development
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the different domains of innovation.

High-speed trains, driven by superior Japanese technologies, run in the U.K., the birthplace of railways

In recent years, there has been growing competition among multinational corporations looking to get into the railway business in foreign countries. In this intensely competitive environment, Hitachi was awarded a contract for manufacturing trains for the new .....

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Analyzing daily flow, behavior, and the relationships of people to make cities and spaces more attractive

Our society has become more and more complex, and IT is playing an increasingly important role in the optimization of social systems. Utilizing IT to improve the flow of people can also make our lives...

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"Collaborative Creation" to Solve Energy Problems in Hawaii Hitachi's Smart Grid Demonstration Project

Maui Island in the State of Hawaii has been rushing to integrate large amounts of renewable energy into its utility grid, causing new problems such as excess energy and instability in the power supply……

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Hitachi's challenge in high-rising China: the world's fastest elevator

Hitachi's challenge in high-rising China: the world's fastest elevator - With advancing economic growth and urbanization, there is tremendous demand for ultra high-rise buildings in Asia's big cities. Accordingly, innovation in vertical infrastructure……

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Staying on Top of Heavy Machinery Use

Two UK companies find the monitoring solutions they need in Global e-Servic

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Predictive maintenance of medical devices achieved through knowledge acquired over 20 years of IoT/M2M and advanced analytics technology

Increases in various kinds of diseases. Widening disparities in care among different regions. Increasing medical costs.

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Hitachi Water Projects, Solving Water Problems in a Tropical Paradise

The Maldives' name comes from the Sanskrit words meaning "a flower wreath made of islands." As the name suggests, the Republic of Maldives is comprised of coral reefs and about 1200 islands in the Indian Ocean. In recent years…

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"Collaborative Creation" to Solve Energy Problems in Hawaii Hitachi's Smart Grid Demonstration Project

Maui Island in the State of Hawaii has been rushing to integrate large amounts of renewable energy into its utility grid, causing new problems such as excess energy and instability in the power supply...

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Solar Data Finds Home in a Cloud

Hitachi Asia built a customized Power Monitoring and analytics solution for a clean energy company with thousands of customers worldwide

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Hitachi data-processing technology yields 100-fold improvement in data analytics speeds

IHitachi has developed a database management system that incorporates hardware (FPGA) internal memory for high-speed data processing and technology that achieves high-speed...

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Autonomous mobile dual-arm robots map a path to the near-future of logistics

In logistics, warehousing has become increasingly complex due to growing diversification in consumer demand, and making efficient warehousing systems has become a greater challenge...

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Analyzing daily flow, behavior, and the relationships of people to make cities and spaces more attractive

Our society has become more and more complex, and IT is playing an increasingly important role in the optimization of social systems. Utilizing IT to improve the flow of people can also make our lives...

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Autonomous mobile dual-arm robots map a path to the near-future of logistics

In logistics, warehousing has become increasingly complex due to growing diversification in consumer demand, and making efficient warehousing systems has become a greater challenge. Fixed automated systems have been utilized...

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Hitachi Nurtures Seeds of Innovation with Human Symbiotic Robot Project

As Japan expects labor shortages stemming from its aging society and declining birthrate, anticipation is growing for service robots. There are still many technical challenges remaining to create robots that are symbiotic and supportive to human beings...

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Hitachi develops technology for secure anonymization of personal data

Demand for anonymized personal data is expected to grow following the amendment of the Personal Information Protection Act. From the perspective of personal information protection...

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This New Wearable Technology Can Improve Your Management Skills

In addition to indicating the group's productivity, the level of collective happiness can also be an effective tool in organizational operations

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Hitachi develops artificial intelligence capable of grasping site conditions and issuing work orders

Hitachi has developed artificial intelligence (AI) technology capable of understanding subjects such as demand fluctuations and kaizen activities in the workplace based on the...

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Hitachi develops technology for secure anonymization of personal data

Demand for anonymized personal data is expected to grow following the amendment of the Personal Information Protection Act. From the perspective of personal information protection...

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Hitachi develops artificial intelligence capable of grasping site conditions and issuing work orders

Hitachi has developed artificial intelligence (AI) technology capable of understanding subjects such as demand fluctuations and kaizen activities in the workplace based on the...

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This New Wearable Technology Can Improve Your Management Skills

In addition to indicating the group's productivity, the level of collective happiness can also be an effective tool in organizational operations

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Banking Services at your Fingertips

Poland's PBS Bank employs Finger Vein Technology to provide important services to customers

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Weathering the Storm with Secure Data Solutions

One of Australia's largest credit unions finds an outstanding partner in Hitachi Data Systems

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Hitachi’s New Service Turns Smartphones into Cash Cards!

Hitachi is partnering with companies involved in FinTech inside and outside of Japan to support the creation of new business models at financial institutions.

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Hitachi develops technology capable of estimating demographic attributes by measuring human behavior through analysis of 3D imaging data

Hitachi has developed a technology for real-time, high-precision assessment of human behavior and estimation of demographic attributes. By analyzing 3D data from...

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Advanced Finger Vein Authentication Technology Opens Doors for You

Personal identification is critical to preventing suspicious persons from entering a premise.

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Hitachi develops technology capable of estimating demographic attributes by measuring human behavior through analysis of 3D imaging data

Hitachi has developed a technology for real-time, high-precision assessment of human behavior and estimation of demographic attributes. By analyzing 3D data from...

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