Hitachi, TomTom Team to Make Roads Safer
January 9, 2020 at 10:52 pm

Through the collaboration, the companies will combine technological strengths to deliver real-time updates on the location of road hazards, detected by Hitachi Automotive Systems’ vehicle sensors, to navigation and ADAS applications running TomTom’s connected services.

Haier Promotes Norton
March 6, 2015

Haier America announced that it has promoted Paul Norton to the position of vice president of sales for digital living. He was previoulsy director of sales for the Western region.

Wayman’s Reflections On CES
September 2, 2014

In the run-up to the 40th anniversary of the Consumer Electronics Show in 2007, the late Jack Wayman, CES founder, who passed away last week at 92, offered – with characteristic candor – his reflections on the Show and his part in its creation to Dealerscope’s Nancy Klosek. Here are his comments:

Hitachi Plans Restructuring to Hit 2015 Goals
May 17, 2013

Hitachi, Ltd. (Tokyo), just days after releasing the results of its fiscal year 2012, announced that it has formulated a management plan to promote growth and transform the company into one driven by Social Innovation Business.

Hitachi's Digital Media & Consumer Products product segment encompasses appliances as well as consumer electronics. While FY 2012 appliance sales were steady, the product group saw overall sales drop due on lower TVs and optical disk drive sales.

The 2015 Mid-term Management Plan targets achieving revenue of 10 trillion yen in fiscal year 2015

Petra Ships Spring 2013 Catalog
May 17, 2013

Petra Industries this week shipped its Spring 2013 Catalog. The catalog is 1,200 pages, featuring 20,000 products from 500 manufacturers. The catalog features 3,800 new products and over 1,200 price drops. 

Hitachi Forecasts 18.5 Percent Rise in Full-Year Profit, in Line with Estimates
May 10, 2013

Hitachi Ltd forecast an 18.5 percent jump in operating profit for this fiscal year, in line with expectations, as the electronics conglomerate reaps the benefits of a weaker yen while projecting a pickup in economic recovery both at home and abroad.

Hitachi, one of Japan's biggest companies with a $31 billion market capitalization and more than 300,000 employees worldwide, said on Friday it expected an operating profit of 500 billion yen ($5.03 billion) for the year to March 31, 2014. That compared with a 524.8 billion yen average forecast by 21 analysts

Almo Pro Details April AV Snacks
April 5, 2013

Almo Professional A/V last week kicked off its April AV Snacks webinar series will focus on interactive technology.  BrightSign, Hitachi and Elo will present the webinars, each Friday at 2 p.m. Eastern. 

Stampede Big Book Tour Coming to New York
April 4, 2013

Stampede Presentation Products will bring its Big Book of AV Tour to New York City on April 10. The event will take place at the Hotel Pennsylvania on Seventh Avenue.

Industry Veteran Sarvis Dies
March 26, 2013

Longtime industry veteran Gerard "Jerry" E. Sarvis, founder of  GES Distributors, passed away March 22 at the age of 73, his family said.