The First e-Government Showroom in China,
"China CyberGovernment Square" Opens
--Opening Ceremony at BPU--
TOKYO Japan, October 16, 2001 - Hitachi, Ltd., (NYSE: HIT/TSE:6501
hereinafter abbreviated as Hitachi) and the Beijing Polytechnic University
(hereinafter abbreviated as BPU) jointly established and opened today
a showroom "China CyberGovernment Square" (hereinafter abbreviated
as "CCGS") in the BPU campus with a view to contributing to realization
of e-Government in China. This is a showroom specialized in e-government
where visitors can experience security infrastructure such as authentication
and IC card, and model systems such as e-tendering and educational
support that will be needed to realize an e-government. The opening
ceremony will be held at BPU today.
The both party has made a basic agreement last August to cooperate
in the Chinese "e-government" field, to establish a showroom specialized
in e-Government and conduct market research, bringing together their
technologies and know-how.
In addition, as part of the joint marketing of the both parties, "Japan-China
e-Government Technical Seminar" will be held after the opening ceremony.
This seminar includes a lecture on IT strategies presented by the
Chinese government, a report of the e-government research by BPU,
a proposal for realization of an e-government from Hitachi, and a
Hitachi and BPU, considering "CCGS" as the world's first international
cooperation in the e-government field, wish to build wide-ranging
and long-term partnership that includes establishing a joint project
in the future to develop e-government technologies and products for
the Chinese market.
[Outline of the showroom]
|| Beijing Polytechnic University-Hitachi
Showroom "China CyberGovernment Square"
| Opening date
|| October 16, 2001
|| 100 Ping Le Yuan Chao Yang District
|| About 660 m2
| Business hours
|| Week days 9:00-15:30, closed on Sat.,
Sun. and national holidays (planned)
| What is exhibited
|| - Image video of e-government
- Demonstrations introducing e-authentication, MULTOS IC card,
Internet-Marks, e-procurement system, e-education system etc.
|WRITTEN BY Corporate Communications Division