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Singapore's leading media company overcomes transmission challenges using Digital Microwave Link
MediaCorp is a pioneer in broadcasting in Singapore. As the industry entered into a digitization period, MediaCorp saw an opportunity to upgrade some of its older technologies which include its analog microwave link systems for temporary outdoor broadcasts. By deploying Hitachi Digital Microwave Link, it gained new capabilities that previous technologies were not capable of, and is ready to prepare itself for the future.
An educational partnership combats unemployment and matches companies with skilled workers
The Saudi Electronics and Home Appliances Institute (SEHAI) is part of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's initiative to increase technical skills among its citizens. As one of the wide range of partners making this initiative possible, Hitachi not only helped to develop the curriculum and learning materials, but also provided its StarBoard interactive whiteboards to enhance the classroom experience.
A primary school in Australia makes every classroom interactive
Patterson Lakes Primary School in Victoria, Australia, is an award-winning school that parents choose for its use of advanced technologies in the classroom. Curriculum and Innovations Coordinator Monique Corcoran came up with a three year plan to bring the school even further ahead. Its partnership with Hitachi has helped students become even more engaged with the learning process.
A museum in Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona uses technology to keep visitors engaged
Sant Boi de Llobregat is a region near Barcelona in Spain. Its museum is full of fascinating historical and cultural artifacts, so it wanted to treat its visitors to a modern experience that was both educational and entertaining. Hitachi's Ultra Short Throw Projectors create a visually stimulating experience within small spaces, helping the museum pass the region's legacy to future generations.
LG Hitachi helps a Korean agricultural cooperative get a better idea of its funds
This is the first of two case studies on the National Agricultural Cooperative Federation of Korea. A liquidity risk management system was vital for its day-to-day operations, but the one it had was too large and too slow in identifying ways funding could be used immediately. LG Hitachi provided a solution that speeded up processes and identified factors, without any additional hardware required.
Efficiency and productivity were the goals of a 16-month project in Korea
In addition to its liquidity risk management needs, the National Agricultural Cooperative Federation of Korea turned to LG Hitachi when it needed to improve scalability on its mainframe and improve the efficiency of its accounting system. By switching the mainframe to UNIX and integrating multiple systems into a single platform, LG Hitachi helped the Federation become even more productive.
Hitachi Asia solves Singapore Epson Industrial's air compressor woes
For decades, air compressors have been a part of the manufacturing processes at Singapore Epson Industrial Pte Ltd. But the maintenance of these compressors required intensive labor work and their noises and vibrations had also created environmental pollution for workers. A demonstration of the Hitachi Air Compressor convinced Assistant General Manager, Mr. Henry Koh for a low-maintenance and minimal-noise solution.
Hitachi Asia offers a solution that enhances job management efficiency, boosts data accuracy and improves IT and end-user productivity
IT support for Toshiba Singapore's operations comes primarily from the Microsoft Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision) ERP system running on Wintel servers. While the ERP system came with a job manager, this could not alert IT staff and end-users when jobs sent to and received from other systems failed to run properly. To ensure that such EDI-type jobs ran without hitches, one IT staff member had to be assigned to job monitoring. Frequently this person had to stay back after office hours to make sure jobs ran properly. With Hitachi JP1/Automatic Job Management System, Toshiba Singapore managed to achieve high efficiency in job management, at the same time reducing the administrative burden on its IT team and end-users and improving data accuracy.
A growing business finds a reliable way to store more data into a smaller footprint
Non-profit medical centers all over the United States rely on University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) to store vital data for their operations. To help control rising costs and reduce its growing server space, UHC turned to Hitachi Data Systems for a solution. Manager of Infrastructure, Steven Carlberg, explains how Hitachi offered an ideal solution and became a reliable partner every step of the way.
Hitachi Cable Manchester addresses concerns about PVC used in cable products
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) is the most widely used cable insulating material in the world. Studies have shown that it may have harmful effects on humans and animals. In this feature, representatives from Hitachi Cable Manchester (now part of Hitachi Cable America) discuss the pros and cons of PVC and compare it to other plastics commonly used by people around the world every day.
Tourists to Japan's beautiful southern islands get a convenient way to charge Evs
Millions of tourists visit the sunny and beautiful Okinawa Islands each year. Over 220 electric vehicles are being rented out to visitors for an eco-friendly way to get around the islands. AEC is a local company that wanted to set up rapid-charging facilities tourists could use to keep their EVs running. Hitachi offered the technologies and reliability to allow AEC to meet its goals.
Hitachi technologies assist Minnesota Power in meeting strict emissions standards
To comply with strict federal and state air quality standards, Minnesota Power faced a need to reduce its emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide and other pollutants. Amongst specific requirements and a tight schedule, Hitachi Power Systems America was able to utilize its technologies and expertise to help MP surpass its goals.
Finger Vein Technology helps a Polish bank provide important services to customers
A bank in Poland was looking for a secure and reliable way to provide services to its customers, from cash withdrawals to government benefits. Hitachi's Finger Vein Technology was offered as a solution that could offer efficient and secure services that benefit a wide range of users. What at first was considered a novelty is now something the bank feels it can't live without.
A solution for reducing voltage fluctuations from renewable energy use
Renewable energies such as solar and wind power are a key part of the UK's ambitious carbon reduction targets. However, inconsistencies in weather can cause fluctuations in voltage for power customers. Hitachi Europe Smart Cities Energy Group put its expertise and technologies to work to help address these problems in an effective way, including the installation of Hitachi D-STATCOM near a wind farm.
Experience and teamwork lead to a dependable and exciting experience for passengers
Japan's bullet trains are known throughout the world for their speed, design, and reliability. Hitachi, which built the Shinkansen, drew on its experience supplying trains for the Japanese market when it was contracted to deliver the UK's first domestic high-speed rail service. Learn about how Hitachi expertise, technology, and know-how were put to use to create Britain's favorite commuter train.
A growing region gets a much-needed upgrade in its transportation system
Safe, reliable, and efficient transportation is the goal of Trensurb, the agency responsible for upgrading the rail system in a southern region of Brazil. Overcrowded highways were once a part of daily life for commuters between these rapidly-growing cities. But with the train system provided by Hitachi Transportation Systems, Trensurb was able to meet its goal and provide commuters with the means to get where they need to be with amazing reliability.
An aging infrastructure is upgraded to provide water to 8.8 million people
Sao Paulo attracted a huge influx of people in the 1960s, but its outdated water infrastructure couldn't support this growth in population. To combat shortages and improve water quality, the service provider Sabesp needed a partner. A worldwide search led them to Hitachi Plant Technologies, who helped Sabesp find a solution to its battle with rugged uphill terrain and keep the water supply flowing.
The German Space Operations Center uses Hitachi data storage to manage experiments in space
The Columbus Module is the European research laboratory on the International Space Station. The German Space Operations Center needed a stable, reliable storage system to manage vital data for experiments to be conducted on the ISS. Its previous system could not meet the demands of the job, which is why it turned to Hitachi Data Systems. The result is a system that fully meets current and future needs with virtually zero outages.
An Australian coal mining contractor grows their fleet of Hitachi excavators and dump trucks to meet demand.
NRW Civil and Mining are contracted to provide mining services at the Middlemount Coal Mine in Australia's north. With an initial objective to mine 2.8 million tonnes of coal and move 32 million cubic metres of overburden a year, the operation is now expanding. NRW are expanding their fleet of Hitachi excavators and dump trucks to meet demand. See how Hitachi's product improvements and maintenance program are improving productivity for NRW.
Credit Union Australia partners with Hitachi Data Systems to upgrade infrastructure and improve data security
The Credit Union Australia (CUA) is Australia's largest customer-owned financial institution, providing banking products and services to over 400,000 customers. CUA partnered with Hitachi to upgrade its datacentre systems, using the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform. Hitachi's solutions have safeguarded against disaster situations and enabled CUA's sustainable growth.
Hitachi Capital supports BD CraneTech's ventures with innovative financing solutions.
Being a leader in the local hoisting industry, BD CraneTech needed a financial partner who can support its creative construction solutions. With flexible financing solutions, Hitachi Capital brought BD CraneTech to a greater height, helping it to continuously meeting its customers' needs.
More drinking water is made available to the Kandy residents through Hitachi's water technologies.
With an increasing population in the Greater Kandy region of Sri Lanka, the demand for drinking water in the region was inevitable. After having Hitachi's water treatment system installed, the residents in Kandy City witnessed numerous improvements to both the public health and the business environment in the city.
Bank BPH becomes the first European bank to adopt Finger Vein Technology in all its branches
Since January 2013 all Bank BPH branch offices in Poland have been using Finger Vein biometrics as a main method of authentication. In total approx.1800 Finger Vein devices are implemented in the Bank BPH branch network. Thanks to this, thousands of clients have the opportunity to carry out banking transactions without showing any identity documents and without additional passwords or PIN numbers.
The famous Waterford Crystal showroom in Ireland uses Hitachi air conditioning systems to maintain a quiet and comfortable atmosphere
Since the early 1950s, House of Waterford Crystal has been producing exceptional crystal pieces using traditional methods. Their new showroom is an important space to display their work and let visitors from all over the world appreciate the pieces in a comfortable environment. The Hitachi system had to be reliable and powerful enough to cope with large numbers of visitors, while maintaining a calm and quiet environment for them to enjoy the unique experience.