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Hitachi's Social Innovation Business, combination of many years of infrastructure technology and advanced IT. With this website, we introduce Hitachi's Social Innovation case studies realized all over the world through hi-vision movies.
In recent years, there has been countries and areas all over the world getting into the railway business one after another. In such situation, Hitachi was awarded a contract for manufacturing trains for the new Intercity Express Programme (IEP). Hitachi is making rapid progress towards the start of operations.
In recent years, IT domain has a new challenge how to manage and analyze the big data, such as IoT (Internet of Things) or huge amount of data from people like SNS, and to lead a new value from them.
To create a low-carbon society, it's essential to increase the use of renewable energy. In Japan, a new feed-in-tariff system for renewable energy was implemented use of renewable energy have been expanding rapidly. In this climate, people have been waiting for revolutionary innovations for wind power generation systems.
* Wind Power Kamisu 1 Offshore Wind Farm / Wind Power Ibaraki, Co., Ltd.
Increasing solar power generation is seen as an important factor to reduce CO2 emissions and to create a low carbon society. For this purpose, many large-scale solar power generation projects are currently underway in Japan.
Daegu, Korea is a big city with a population of 2.5 million. The city's population density has increased in recent years, and traffic congestion has become a growing concern. To resolve such concerns, consolidating an efficient, safe and comfortable city transit system has become imperative.
* Video image from test run
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 in warehouses that stock a few types of products, but they can only work with certain items and not all warehouses can accommodate or use those systems.
In recent years, the number of cancer patients is expected to grow worldwide, due to increasingly unhealthy lifestyles, etc. Innovation in cancer treatment has become a critical issue around the world to protect people's health and well-being.