Mitsubishi Power to Supply Technology to Support Brazil’s Largest Reliability Project

       

LAKE MARY, Fla., May 31, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – The consortium formed by Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. (Mitsubishi Power) and CONSAG Engenharia – an Andrade Gutierrez company (CONSAG) recently signed an agreement with Portocem Geração de Energia S.A. and New Fortress Energy, Inc. (NFE) for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of the Portocem Thermoelectric Power Plant (UTE Portocem) in Brazil.  The signing …

Team HRC Participation in the Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race 45th Tournament

       

TOKYO, May 31, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Honda announced the details of its factory team(1), Team HRC, to compete in 2024 FIM(2) Endurance World Championship “Coca-Cola” Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race 45th Tournament (Suzuka 8 Hours), to be held at the Suzuka Circuit in Mie Prefecture, Japan, on Sunday, July 21, 2024. Team HRC, which last year won its second consecutive …

DOCOMO Launches Japan’s First Demonstration Experiment of Self-powered Hydropower Base Station

       

TOKYO, May 30, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it launched Japan’s first demonstration experiment(1) of a self-powered hydropower cellular base station on May 30. The experiment, which involves DOCOMO’s hydroelectric power-generation system and a jet turbine developed by Professor Yukihiro Shimatani of the Prefectural University of Kumamoto, aims to prove the feasibility of a self-powered base station …

Fujitsu leverages data and AI to enable Panasonic EW’s resilient supply chain management

       

KAWASAKI, Japan, May 29, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced that it has developed a new system based on Fujitsu Data Intelligence PaaS (1) an operation platform for Fujitsu Uvance that leverages data and AI to achieve resilient supply chain management for Electric Works Company, Panasonic Corporation (Panasonic EW), and has started a full-scale operation of the new system at Panasonic EW …

Hydrogen Engine Generator Set Ready for In-house Evaluation

       

TOKYO, May 29, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engine & Turbocharger, Ltd. (MHIET), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) Group, has been working on commercialization of hydrogen combustion engines as a key product to support MHI Group’s MISSION NET ZERO declaration that aims to achieve net zero emissions by 2040. In 2021, MHIET established technologies to achieve stable …

Hitachi and Google Cloud Announce Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Innovation and Productivity with Generative AI

       

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), and Google Cloud today announced a multi-year partnership to accelerate enterprise innovation and productivity with generative AI. Hitachi will form a new business unit focused on helping businesses solve industry challenges with Gemini models, Vertex AI, and other cloud technologies, and it will also adopt Google Cloud’s AI to enhance its own products and services. Through the partnership, Hitachi will further accelerate …

Japanese Consortium Achieves World’s First Demonstration of 5G Communication from Altitude of 4km Using 38GHz Band

       

TOKYO, May 29, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, NTT DOCOMO, INC., the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) ,and Panasonic Holdings Corporation (Panasonic HD) jointly announced today that they have successfully conducted a 5G communication verification test in the 38GHz band*1 from an altitude of approximately 4km using a small Cessna aircraft operated by Kyoritsu Air Survey …

Hitachi High-Tech Launches the SU3900SE and SU3800SE Series High-Resolution Schottky Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopes Allowing Observation of Large and Heavy Samples at the Nano Level

       

TOKYO, May 28, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Hitachi High-Tech Corporation (“Hitachi High-Tech”) announced today the launch of the SU3900SE and SU3800SE High-Resolution Schottky Scanning Electron Microscopes, which provide highly accurate and efficient observation of large and heavy specimens at the nano level. The SU3900SE specimen stage has been redesigned to enable operators to observe heavy specimens up to 5 kg. The specimen …

Celonis and NEC begin Proof of Concept Integrating Generative AI and Process Intelligence

       

TOKYO, May 28, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Celonis SE (Celonis) and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) began a proof of concept in May this year to integrate NEC’s high-performance Japanese language generative AI with Celonis’ market-leading process intelligence platform. This proof of concept is being conducted as part of a strategic partnership announced in 2023(*) and makes NEC the first Japanese company …

“LEQEMBI” Lecanemab) Approved for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease in South Korea

       

TOKYO and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 28, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. announced today that the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) in South Korea has approved humanized anti-soluble aggregated amyloid-beta (Aβ) monoclonal antibody “LEQEMBI” (lecanemab) for treatment in adult patients with mild cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or mild AD (early AD). LEQEMBI selectively …

Roche and Hitachi High-Tech extend their long-standing partnership

       

TOKYO, May 28, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Hitachi High-Tech Corporation announced that Roche and Hitachi High-Tech have extended their partnership, committing to at least 10 years of additional collaboration. Bringing together the companies’ expertise and track record in diagnostics innovation, engineering and manufacturing, the renewed contract further strengthens the two companies’ long-standing partnership. Roche and Hitachi High-Tech have been collaborating to bring …

Subaru, Toyota, and Mazda Commit to New Engine Development for the Electrification Era, Toward Carbon Neutrality

       

Toyota City, Japan, May 28, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Subaru Corporation (Subaru), Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), and Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda) have each committed to developing new engines tailored to electrification and the pursuit of carbon neutrality. With these engines, each of the three companies will aim to optimize integration with motors, batteries, and other electric drive units. While transforming vehicle packaging …

Fujitsu unveils 1FINITY T250, an optical transmission solution that enables new connectivity services to achieve IOWN initiative

       

KAWASAKI, Japan, May 28, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced that it has developed FUJITSU Network 1FINITY T250, a disaggregation-type (1) optical transmission solution to achieve the IOWN (Innovative Optical and Wireless Network) initiative (2) and started sales on May 14, 2024. The new solution can easily upgrade the reliability of existing optical networks, thereby enabling the creation of new connectivity …

Idemitsu Kosan, ENEOS, Toyota, and MHI Commence Study toward Introduction and Spread of Carbon-Neutral Fuels for Automobiles

       

Toyota City, Japan, May 27, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. (“Idemitsu Kosan”), ENEOS Corporation (“ENEOS”), Toyota Motor Corporation (“Toyota”), and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (“MHI”) announce that they have commenced a study toward the introduction and spread of carbon-neutral fuels that contribute to the decarbonization of automobiles with the aim of realizing a carbon-neutral society. Seeking to introduce carbon-neutral …

Toyota: Evolved Liquid Hydrogen-Powered GR Corolla to Participate in Super Taikyu Fuji 24 Hours Race

       

Toyota City, Japan, May 24, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) will enter the ENEOS Super Taikyu Series 2024 Empowered by BRIDGESTONE Round 2 NAPAC Fuji SUPER TEC 24 Hours Race, to be held from May 24 to 26, with the #32 ORC ROOKIE GR Corolla H2 Concept, a hydrogen-powered GR Corolla running on liquid hydrogen. Toyota will continue to …

Hitachi Energy’s HVDC technology to power Marinus Link, a key step toward Australia’s Net Zero ambitions

       

Canberra / Zurich, May 24, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Hitachi Energy has been selected by Marinus Link Pty Ltd (MLPL) to supply a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) project of national significance, which will augment the connection between mainland Australia and Tasmania’s grid. The approximately 345-kilometer cable route HVDC system will enable the flow of renewable power in both directions between the Victorian …

Eisai Showcases Oncology Portfolio and Pipeline at ASCO 2024

       

Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today the presentation of research across multiple types of cancer from its oncology portfolio and pipeline during the 2024 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting (#ASCO24), which is taking place virtually and in-person in Chicago, Illinois from May 31 to June 4. Notable data includes an oral presentation on biomarker analyses from the pivotal Phase 3 CLEAR (Study 307)/KEYNOTE-581 …

MHI Thermal Systems Receives JSRAE Technology Award for “e-3D Scroll” Compressor

       

TOKYO, May 23, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd. (MHI Thermal Systems), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, received the 51st (2023) Technology Award(1) from the Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (JSRAE) for its “e-3D scroll” compressor, a large-capacity, high-efficiency scroll compressor equipped with the “e-3D scroll” featuring a proprietary, advanced 3D compression …

NEC X Invests in Agtech Startup Verdi, Integrates AI-Powered Platform with NEC’s Cropscope Smart Farming Initiative

       

TOKYO, May 23, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NEC X, the Silicon Valley innovation accelerator backed by NEC’s portfolio of advanced technologies, today announced a new investment in Verdi Expeditions Inc., the world’s first scalable platform for farm automation and personalized plant healthcare. Alongside its strategic investment, NEC X will collaborate with Verdi to enhance its technology and geographic reach while augmenting NEC’s CropScope …

‘Fujitsu Technology and Service Vision 2024’: Leveraging AI and leading-edge technologies to deliver greater value to the environment, economies and people’s well-being

       

KAWASAKI, Japan, May 23, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today published the “Fujitsu Technology and Service Vision 2024”, outlining its vision of the future for business and society. It provides concrete actions for businesses to transform into a “regenerative enterprise,” a new form of organization that continues to deliver greater value to the environment, economies and people’s well-being by using AI and …