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Monday, August 11, 2014

Hitachi - Engineering and Technologies

Hitachi is a highly diversified company with products and solutions in High Functional Materials & Components, Power Systems, Electronic Systems & Equipment, Automotive Systems, Digital Media...

Hitachi - Engineering and Technologies - https://www.hitachi.com/

Hitachi was founded in 1910 by electrical engineer Namihei Odaira. The company's first product was Japan's first 5-horsepower electric induction motor, initially developed for use in copper mining. Odaira's company soon became the domestic leader in electric motors and electric power industry infrastructure

Hitachi J100 adjustable and Variable frequency drive

Hitachi J100 adjustable and Variable frequency drive. Photographed by C J Cowie

Hitachi at Wikipedia 

Hitachi has contributed immensely to semiconductor and electronic manufacturing technologies.
  • 1958 Completed six-transistor miniature portable radio
  • 1959 Completed electronic computers based on transistors
  • 1966 Developed LTP processing technique for silicon transistors
  • 1978 Experimental color camera with solid-state miniature image device developed
Hitachi History

1976 Hitachi portable VTR, for Sony 1" type C; the source and take-up reels are stacked for compactness.

HITACHI 1 Zoll-C-Maschine - Video tape recorder

HITACHI 1 Zoll-C-Maschine - Video tape recorder

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Panasonic and Matsushita Electric

The brand Panasonic was created by Matsushita in 1955 for the US, Canada and Mexico because the National brand was already registered by others The Panasonic brand was created from the elements "pan" meaning "all" combined with "sonic" meaning "sound", because it was first used for audio equipment.

Panasonic and Matsushita Electric - https://www.panasonic.com/

Panasonic radio receivers

1918 - Matsushita Electric Factory was founded
1927 - National brand name was introduced
1931 - Production of radios began

Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. - Panasonic - Wikipedia

It was founded by Konosuke Matsushita in 1918, with its first product being a duplex lamp socket. In 1927, it produced a bicycle lamp, the first product it marketed under the brand name National.

8-in-1 Multifunction Communication Center - Panasonic

8-in-1 Multifunction Communication Center

Not only does the KX-MB2061 include standard printing, color scanning, copying, and fax capabilities; it also includes a built-in digital answering system and DECT 6.0 cordless telephone system with corded handset, which is expandable up to 6 handsets.