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Australia is both the flattest continent on earth and, with the exception of Antarctica, the driest. You can travel 2,000-odd miles across its plains, between Sydney and Perth, without seeing …

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The rail transport division of Japanese industrial conglomerate Hitachi Group has announced a deal to acquire UK-based rail technology firm Perpetuum for an undisclosed fee. Perpetuum, based in Southampton, offers …

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Predictive maintenance, process automation focus use cases Hitachi and Microsoft Corp. announced a multi-year strategic alliance to accelerate the digital transformation of the manufacturing and logistics industries across Southeast Asia, …

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The World Economic Forum has released a blockchain toolkit offering guidance to enterprises seeking to deploy the distributed ledger technology. It cited the global pressure created by the COVID-19 outbreak …

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Hitachi has acquired automotive software developer Seneos, based in Germany, for an undisclosed fee. The deal, by Hitachi Automotive Systems, bolsters the Japanese firm’s software capabilities in the automotive space, …

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Nokia is working with Hitachi Kokusai Electric in Japan to deploy private LTE and 5G networks for industrial and government customers in Japan. It has struck a parallel deal in …

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An NHS trust in Manchester, in the UK, has agreed a £25 million deal with Hitachi Consulting to use advanced data analytics and IoT tools to digitise its processes and …

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Audi

Old familiars Hitachi, PTC, and Software AG ranked top again among industrial IoT (IIoT) platforms in Gartner’s latest ‘Magic Quadrant’ assessment of the sector. But Software AG swapped places with …

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supply chain 4.0

Hitachi sees traditional supply chain management as a road block to disruption The broad Industry 4.0 conversation focuses on how the internet of things and data analytics can add value …

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factory

Japanese giant Hitachi entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a robotics business operated by American firm JR Automation Technologies. The acquisition price for JR Automation is US$ 1.42 billion, …

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