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Hitachi's AI badges boost worker performance with happiness advice

/ Jun 27, 2017

Hitachi's AI badges boost worker performance with happiness advice

Hitachi Ltd. says its artificial intelligence system has helped improve business performance by advising workers on how to increase their happiness. "In running organizations, we've relied on experience and gut feelings until now," Kazuo Yano, corporate chief scientist at Hitachi's Research & Development Group, said ...

Driverless vehicles put through road tests in Okinawa

/ Jun 26, 2017

Driverless vehicles put through road tests in Okinawa

Self-driving vehicles were put through road tests Monday in Okinawa, with officials from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry saying they hope the technology will be adopted soon. The tests overseen by METI saw two four-seater electric carts navigate roads fitted with the required ...