Hitachi develops breath analyzer with facial recognition

/ Jun 13, 2017

Hitachi develops breath analyzer with facial recognition

Hitachi Ltd. has developed a smartphone-connected device to prevent drunken driving by detecting alcohol from a person's breath while employing facial recognition technology to prevent the person from using a substitute. The device will allow taxi and parcel delivery services to make sure their drivers ...

Hitachi develops new breast cancer detection technology

/ May 25, 2017

Hitachi develops new breast cancer detection technology

Electronics giant Hitachi has developed a new technology that detects breast cancer by beaming ultrasonic waves at breasts from 360 degrees. The new technology can identify breast cancer in young women with high accuracy compared with one-way ultrasonography or mammography, company officials said. Hitachi aims to ...

/ May 13, 2016

MUFG, Hitachi agree on financial tie up, eye leasing merger

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. and Hitachi Ltd. said Friday they will form a capital and business alliance in financial services, with an eye to integrating their leasing companies in the future. Japan's largest lender hopes the alliance will help expand business in the area ...

May 22, 2015

Hitachi, Panasonic said to face EU price-fixing complaint

Hitachi Ltd. and Panasonic Corp. are among companies poised to get a European Union antitrust complaint over possible price-fixing of power-storage components used in almost all electrical products from smartphones to refrigerators, people with knowledge of the case said. Regulators may send a statement of ...

Hitachi develops robots to probe Fukushima No. 1 plant

Mar 20, 2014

Hitachi develops robots to probe Fukushima No. 1 plant

Hitachi Ltd. and Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy Ltd. say they have developed robots to detect cooling water leakage points and the condition of nuclear fuel at the disaster-struck Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant. One robot can move through narrow pipes by changing shape and another can ...