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John Whybrow, Smart Islands Programme Lead, Hitachi John Whybrow describes Hitachi’s Smart Islands project and how it will transform energy usage on the Isles of Scilly in the UK.   Podcast Listen to this interview or download the podcast. Interview transcript Read the transcript of John Whybrows’s interview on how the Smart Islands project in the UK will transform energy usage on the Isles of Scilly. Social Innovation Our world faces a number of challenges, from...

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Dr Robert Ellis, Research Engineer, Global Centre for Social Innovation, Hitachi Europe Robert Ellis, helped by an undeniably cute robot, explains why Hitachi are experimenting with the development of customer service robots and how they are going about this.   Podcast Listen to this interview or download the podcast. Interview transcript Read the transcript of Dr Ellis’s interview on developing customer service robots. Social Innovation Our world faces a number of challenges, from climate change and...

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Steve Pierce, Deputy MD and Chief HR Officer, Hitachi Europe Steve Pierce describes how the workplace of the future, and the skills required in it, will be affected and transformed by digitisation. Podcast Listen to this interview or download the podcast.   Interview transcript Read the transcript of Steve Pierce’s interview on how the workplace of the future, and the skills required in it, will be transformed by digital technology. Social Innovation Our world faces...

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Greg Kinsey, Global Head, Digital Manufacturing Solutions, Hitachi Greg Kinsey describes how digitisation, together with technologies such as IOT and 3D printing, is transforming manufacturing and how this will ultimately make manufacturing more sustainable. Podcast Listen to this interview or download the podcast. Interview transcript Read the transcript of Greg Kinsey’s interview on digitisation, and how technologies such as IOT and 3D printing are transforming manufacturing and will ultimately make it more sustainable. Social Innovation...

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  Max Lenardi, R&D Automotive and Industry Laboratory Manager, Hitachi Europe Ltd Max Lenardi describes how digital technology is transforming transportation and outlines the opportunities it offers for the optimisation of energy use and passenger convenience. Podcast Listen to this interview or download the podcast. Interview transcript Read the transcript of Max Lenardi’s interview on how digital technology is transforming transportation. Social Innovation Our world faces a number of challenges, from climate change and pollution to...

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The Internet of Things (IoT) has slowly been implemented into various factories over the past few years. With its cornerstone promise of connectivity, it seeks to enhance operations across a range of workplaces and industries. These include IT, administration, hospitality, media, healthcare and utilities. But it is in manufacturing that it is making perhaps its biggest impact. The IDC has forecast that global technology spending on IoT will reach $1.2 trillion in 2022. Within that,...

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The factories of today are not what they used to be. Rewind 50 years and the process of manufacturing was much slower and more labour-intensive than it is now. Automation consisted of basic hydraulic and pneumatic systems. And the far greater input of humans into the construction of cars, household appliances and other factory-built products made the production line a slower-moving creature. Today, however, the majority of the manufacturing process, particularly in large industrial factories,...

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Ram Ramachander, Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Digital Officer, Hitachi Europe Ram Ramachander explains how describes how Hitachi is providing cheaper sustainable energy to homes in the Isles of Scilly, using an integrated platform combining renewable energy, battery storage and artificial intelligence, with the aim of reducing energy costs and environmental impact by 40%.  Podcast Listen to this interview or download the podcast. Interview transcript Read the transcript of Ram Ramachander’s interview on smart energy...

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Ram Ramachander, Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Digital Officer, Hitachi Europe Ram Ramachander explains how digital energy uses the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data to create sustainable energy platforms that reduce environmental impact and lower costs for consumers. Podcast Listen to this interview or download the podcast. Interview transcript Read the transcript of Ram Ramchander’s interview on how digital technology will change the way we use and store energy. Social Innovation Our...

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Dr Kazuo Yano, Fellow at Hitachi Ltd Dr Kazuo Yano describes why Hitachi measure the happiness of their employees and how their Happiness Monitor uses the sensors in mobile phones as one way of capturing data about worker happiness. Podcast Listen to this interview or download the podcast. Interview transcript Read the transcript of Dr Kazuo Yano’s interview on measuring employee happiness and why this is important.   Social Innovation Our world faces a number...

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