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Innovating Smart Solutions for Vegetable Production

Jan 20, 2015 09:04 GMT Toshiba Corporation As Toshiba reinforces its presence in the global healthcare market, it is looking at how to promote good health. A safe, secure food supply is essential, and Toshiba is investigating how its technologies can contribute. An early result is a closed system plant factory for vegetables. The company has built its own plant factory, and is readying to supply integrated systems.

Place Branding Cardiff? Lagom no, Daleks yes.

Jan 18, 2015 18:45 GMT UP THERE, EVERYWHERE Cardiff, the capital of Wales, is certainly not a lagom city. I was recently asked to be a keynote speaker on City Branding at the Capital City Vision Event in Cardiff ( They asked me to talk about my experience with the branding and marketing of Stockholm and other places.

Construction of Advanced Water Treatment for Kita-Chiba Water Purification Plant Completed

Jan 13, 2015 14:27 GMT Toshiba Corporation The construction for installing an ozone generator system for advanced water treatment at the Kita-Chiba Water Purification Plant was completed.

Working globally online: The rise of E-PLOYMENT

Jan 11, 2015 18:48 GMT UP THERE, EVERYWHERE There are huge shifts taking place in employment across the globe. These two articles, from the UK's Daily Telegraph and The Economist, look at some of the trends.

An introduction to Toshiba’s large scale ozone generators

Dec 29, 2014 10:00 GMT Toshiba Corporation Due to its strong oxidizing power, ozone is used in advanced water treatment facilities for bleaching, deodorizing, deactivating viruses and microorganisms, and oxidizing organic and inorganic matter. Our newest large-scale ozone generators, the TGOGS™ series, improve efficiency while reducing the generator’s size.

Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) for Smart Grids

Dec 24, 2014 14:42 GMT Toshiba Corporation The AMI system is an integral part of Toshiba’s Smart Grid. It is made up of energy measurement functions and Smart Meter, Head End, Smart Meter Data Management System (MDMS) and the communication network that connects them. Here we will introduce its applications and our collaborative work with Landis+Gyr.

Infographic: Remote island Smart Community as seen on Miyakojima, Okinawa

Dec 19, 2014 18:02 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba is supporting experimental tests on Miyakojima in order to resolve energy issues that are unique to remote islands. The overview of this project is introduced in an infographic.

A Seasonal Tale of a Louis Vuitton Bag and Just a Little Too Much Pernod Perhaps...

Dec 19, 2014 12:30 GMT UP THERE, EVERYWHERE Truth is, I’ve come to discover that most companies are far more interested in themselves than their customers. Shocking but true. Here's a true Christmas tale...

Toshiba’s Global Smart Community Projects Address Energy Challenges

Dec 15, 2014 14:05 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba is working to resolve issues around the world and has implemented experimental tests in 36 locations .Our new infographic shows an overview of these smart community projects.

Doom & Gloom. But a Glimmer of Light on a Dark Swedish Night

Dec 12, 2014 09:06 GMT UP THERE, EVERYWHERE Ronald Ross was awarded his Nobel Prize for medicine in 1902 for his breakthrough work on malaria. Last year 198 million people contracted malaria and 584,000 died. Things need to change quicker.