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Toshiba Launches GridDB Vector Edition, Ultra-Fast Data Matching Technology

Press Releases   •   Oct 31, 2016 04:38 GMT

Toshiba Corporation today announced the market launch of GridDB Vector Edition, a high-speed database that applies vector analysis to big data sets. GridDB integrates the data analysis technology Toshiba announced in May, including the ability to find the image of a single individual in a database of 10 million photographs in only 8.31 milliseconds.

Toshiba Expands Meister with Operation & Maintenance Visualizer Suite,Cloud-Based Solution for Remote System Surveillance and Monitoring

Toshiba Expands Meister with Operation & Maintenance Visualizer Suite,Cloud-Based Solution for Remote System Surveillance and Monitoring

News   •   Oct 27, 2016 09:00 GMT

Toshiba reinforced its Meister series of next-generation manufacturing solutions with the launch of Meister Visualizer Suite for O&M (Operation and Maintenance), a cloud-based solution for manufacturing machines surveillance and monitoring.

Toshiba and Jinya Connect take Proof of Concept tests of AI-based Operation-support solution at Jinya Inn, Japanese Traditional Hot Spring Hotel

Toshiba and Jinya Connect take Proof of Concept tests of AI-based Operation-support solution at Jinya Inn, Japanese Traditional Hot Spring Hotel

News   •   Oct 27, 2016 09:00 GMT

Toshiba and Jinya Connect, a leading provider of the hotel management applications, have started Proof of Concept (PoC) tests of their new cloud-based communication and operation support system which combines original management system “Jinya Connect” with the voice recognition technology of Toshiba’s cloud AI service RECAIUS platform.

Toshiba and Jinya Connect take Proof of Concept tests of AI-based Operation-support solution at Jinya Inn, Japanese Traditional Hot Spring Hotel

Toshiba and Jinya Connect take Proof of Concept tests of AI-based Operation-support solution at Jinya Inn, Japanese Traditional Hot Spring Hotel

News   •   Oct 27, 2016 09:00 GMT

Toshiba and Jinya Connect have started Proof of Concept (PoC) tests of their new cloud-based communication and operation support system which combines original management system “Jinya Connect” with the voice recognition technology of Toshiba’s cloud AI service RECAIUS™ platform.

Can I Help You? Toshiba Launches New Freemium Plans for Voice Recognition and Translation App

Can I Help You? Toshiba Launches New Freemium Plans for Voice Recognition and Translation App

News   •   Oct 19, 2016 09:00 GMT

Toshiba extended a helping hand to overseas visitors to Japan with the launch of new freemium plans for its RECAIUS™ voice recognition and translation app.

Toshiba and Dell Technologies’ Deep Learning Testbed for IoT is First Approved by Industrial Internet Consortium

Press Releases   •   Oct 17, 2016 07:14 GMT

A deep learning testbed jointly developed with Dell Technologies has become the first deep learning platform to be approved by Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC). Toshiba will introduce the deep learning testbed in its Smart Community Center in Kawasaki, Japan, and use it in the period to September 2017 to evaluate data amassed in the Center.

DENSO and Toshiba Agree to Develop Artificial Intelligence Technology, Deep Neural Network-IP, for Next-generation Image Recognition Systems

DENSO and Toshiba Agree to Develop Artificial Intelligence Technology, Deep Neural Network-IP, for Next-generation Image Recognition Systems

Press Releases   •   Oct 17, 2016 02:28 GMT

DENSO Corporation and Toshiba Corporation have reached a basic agreement to jointly develop an artificial intelligence technology called Deep Neural Network-Intellectual Property (DNN-IP), which will be used in image recognition systems which have been independently developed by the two companies to help achieve advanced driver assistance and automated driving technologies.

BT AND TOSHIBA LAUNCH UK’S FIRST QUANTUM SECURITY SHOWCASE

Press Releases   •   Oct 13, 2016 09:41 GMT

BT and Toshiba today opened the UK’s first secure quantum communication showcase at BT’s research and development centre in Ipswich. The showcase sees the two companies demonstrate cutting edge quantum cryptography, which can be used to protect digital information transported within banks and financial services organisations from hacking.

Toshiba’s IoT Service Platform to Provide Global Remote Communications Service for Kobe Steel’s Standard Compressor

Toshiba’s IoT Service Platform to Provide Global Remote Communications Service for Kobe Steel’s Standard Compressor

News   •   Oct 13, 2016 09:00 GMT

Kobe Steel Ltd. has selected Toshiba's IoT service platform for the standard compressor ‘Emeraud ALE’ that it has released today in the global market. Toshiba will create a compressor M2M cloud service that enables visualization of global remote communication by collecting and storing data from compressors around the world.

Toshiba to End Leaf Vegetable Production and Close Plant Factory

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2016 07:08 GMT

Toshiba Corporation today announced that it will close “Toshiba Clean Room Farm Yokosuka” in Yokosuka, Kanagawa prefecture and end production of lettuce and other leaf vegetables by the end of the year, in line with its policy of concentrating resources on focus businesses.

Westinghouse to Acquire of Nuclear Parts Business

Press Releases   •   Oct 04, 2016 23:13 GMT

Toshiba Corporation today announced that Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, a Toshiba Group company, has today agreed with AZZ Inc., a global provider of galvanizing, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services, to acquire the nuclear parts business of Nuclear Logistics, LLC (NLI), a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of AZZ.

Toshiba to Field Test Innovative Information Service for Tourists in Japan at Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza

News   •   Oct 03, 2016 09:00 GMT

Toshiba and Toshiba Tec carried out a field test of a tourist information service built on their ground-breaking ICT technologies at Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza, a shopping mall operated by Seibu Properties Inc. in Karuizawa, the popular tourist destination in the hills of Japan’s Nagano prefecture.

Toshiba, Tohoku Electric and Iwatani Start Government Supported Study of World’s Largest Hydrogen Energy System

Toshiba, Tohoku Electric and Iwatani Start Government Supported Study of World’s Largest Hydrogen Energy System

Press Releases   •   Sep 29, 2016 04:05 GMT

TOKYO—A joint proposal by Toshiba Corporation, Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. and Iwatani Corporation on the development of technologies for hydrogen energy systems was today selected for funding by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization .

The heat of the earth gushing from the savanna accelerates the African economy

The heat of the earth gushing from the savanna accelerates the African economy

Blog posts   •   Sep 28, 2016 08:00 GMT

A geothermal power plant with a generating capacity of 280 MW, about 20% of domestic gross generation, has started operation in Kenya. The geothermal energy business in Africa is accelerated with support from Japanese companies.

From Earthquakes to the Hydrogen Economy—Promoting Energy Technologies and Solutions for Tomorrow

From Earthquakes to the Hydrogen Economy—Promoting Energy Technologies and Solutions for Tomorrow

Blog posts   •   Sep 26, 2016 07:30 GMT

Toshiba recently participated in a major earthquake recovery exercise, where its H2One demonstrated how an autonomous hydrogen energy system can deliver power during emergencies. But that’s only part of a strategy for a future hydrogen economy.

New Heavy-ion Radiotherapy Technology Tracks Tumors without Implanting Fiducial Markers in Patient

New Heavy-ion Radiotherapy Technology Tracks Tumors without Implanting Fiducial Markers in Patient

Press Releases   •   Sep 26, 2016 05:58 GMT

Toshiba Corporation and the National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology (QST) have developed a novel tumor tracking technology for heavy-ion radiotherapy equipment that accurately tracks tumor motion caused by respiration

Toshiba Expands Green Footprint in Turkey

Press Releases   •   Sep 13, 2016 02:33 GMT

Toshiba Corporation has won a major order to supply a flash steam turbine system and generator (STG) for Unit 2 of the Kizildere III Geothermal Power Plant in Turkey.