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November 30, 2016


Hitachi's cutting-edge technologies to be available for prototyping with customers in a new open-laboratory

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Interior view of the open laboratory
(From left: Open automation, System modernizing, Security operation laboratories)

Hitachi, Ltd. today announced the establishment of an open-laboratory within the Yokohama Research Laboratory (YRL) to conduct prototyping and proof-of-value with customers - a part of the collaborative creation process - to realize open innovation. Operation will begin from December 2016.

The open-laboratory is composed of three laboratories to develop new application technologies for specific business areas, and two laboratories to develop platform technologies that cut across different business areas. And it is equipped with cutting-edge technologies and development environments for the respective fields. Through collaborative creation in the open-laboratory, Hitachi will develop advanced technologies to resolve challenges in society, and thus promote the expansion of Social Innovation Business.

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