There's a new tide in manufacturing, one that's been called the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It involves harnessing the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data to transform the structure of industry into one that's both sustainable and more efficient.
Hitachi offers a diverse range of services across the value chain to help identify solutions to the issues currently confronting manufacturing industries, including the acceleration of new product development, the optimization of global production chains, and the handling of mega-recalls.
Harnessing the Power of IT to Support the Future of Manufacturing
Hitachi sees a need for social innovation that fuses information technology (IT) with operational technologies (OT), thereby improving conditions and promoting innovation in manufacturing industries that confront a wide range of challenges. Such innovation will contribute to a higher quality of life worldwide by reforming processes ranging from design and development to manufacturing and logistics. Another goal of Hitachi’s initiatives is to help usher in a new era in manufacturing through the application of advanced technologies, including advanced technologies associated with the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, and artificial intelligence (AI).
Making the “Other” Hayabusa Project Possible
Japan's space agency calls on Hitachi to handle precious asteroid samples brought to Earth by its explorer.