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  • SCiO is the Shazam for Food and Meds

    SCiO is the Shazam for Food and Meds

    There is a new device being developed that can tell you a whole lot about the objects around you. Once paired with your phone via Bluetooth, the handheld SCiO molecular scanner is able to identify the chemical makeup of all kinds of things, from the food on your plate to the pills in your medication bottles. About the size of a USB key, SCiO can also scan bodily fluids and skin. This means it may one day be used as a portable medical device.

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  • See What An Electromagnetic Field Looks like Through the Lens of a Microscope

    See What An Electromagnetic Field Looks like Through the Lens of a Microscope

    Hitachi has long been at the forefront of advanced technologies and it has proven itself a leader once more with the development of an atomic-resolution holography electron microscope. This new microscope has the point resolution of 43 picometers (‘pm”), which is equal to an astounding 43 trillionths of a meter.  The ability to measure electromagnetic fields at atomic resolution will help contribute to the advancement of fundamental sciences. 

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    By Hitachi April 24th 2015
  • Can the Next-Generation Airport Revolutionize the Way You Travel?

    Can the Next-Generation Airport Revolutionize the Way You Travel?

    If you were asked to develop a plan for the airport of the future, what would it look like? This question was asked of Hitachi, and a vision of the world’s next-generation airport was realized. The first goal was to provide a new experience for passengers using the latest information and communication technology. For example, instead of a departure lounge full of shops, how about ordering a coffee via your cellphone and having it delivered to you? Or an app that sends you real-time data on local transportation, your flight and the weather?

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    By Hitachi April 15th 2015

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