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.
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.
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.
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.