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Hitachi

[image][Linear-Motor Subways] The Future of Urban Mass Transit

[Linear-Motor Subways] The Future of Urban Mass Transit
The Nanakuma Subway Line in Fukuoka, Japan, which opened in February 2005, is a linear-motor subway developed by Hitachi, Ltd. Compact, good at handling curves and steep grades-and garnering attention as the regional mass transit system of the future.

[image][The Potential for Optical Topography] Scientific Insights into the Brain Herald a "Science of Humanity"

[The Potential for Optical Topography] Scientific Insights into the Brain Herald a "Science of Humanity"
Optical topography, using light to investigate brain activity, is being used not only for diagnostics and treatment of the brain but also for research into the mechanisms of the brain, giving birth to a "Science of Humanity" that integrates natural science and the humanities.

[image]Ballast-Water Purification System Reduces Ecosystem Damage

Ballast-Water Purification System Reduces Ecosystem Damage
The threat to ecosystems from ballast water discharged by ships is a problem in harbors around the world. Using original technology, Hitachi has developed a ballast-water purification system that minimally impacts the environment.

[image][The e-Meister Program] Passing on Monozukuri to the Next Generation

[The e-Meister Program] Passing on Monozukuri to the Next Generation
The Hitachi Group is sustained by highly developed monozukuri capabilities-our accumulated design and manufacturing know-how.
The e-Meister program is a tool for teaching this technical mastery, both in Japan and overseas, that is increasing efficiency of production and assuring high levels of product quality at our production centers.

(Published in July 2007)