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24 Apr, 2015
Toshiba Successfully Test Drives SCiB™ Powered Energy Storage System for Trams
Toshiba and Kagoshima City Transportation Bureau held test runs for a new catenary-free 1000 series tram, powered by Toshiba's SCiB™ lithium-ion secondary battery. The tram ran on an approximately 10km route, between Kagoshima eki-mae station and Korimoto station, powered by a 24.3kWh SCiB, without using a pantograph to draw power from an overhead power line (the catenary).
23 Apr, 2015
Toshiba Receives Order to Supply Steam Turbines and Generators For Norte III Combined Cycle Power Plant in Mexico
Toshiba Corporation has received an order to supply two sets of steam turbine and generators (STG) for the Norte III Combined Cycle Power Plant in Chihuahua, Mexico. Toshiba will start delivery of STG to the site from August 2016 and the plant is scheduled to come on line in August 2017.
21 Apr, 2015
Toshiba to Supply Lithium-ion Battery Energy Storage System For Frequency Regulation Project in the USA
Toshiba has received an order to supply a large scale battery energy storage system (BESS) for a power frequency regulation project in Hamilton, Ohio. The project will be carried out by Sumitomo Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas and Renewable Energy Systems Americas, a US renewable energy developer. Toshiba’s BESS, integrating an array of 6MW-2MWh SCiB™ lithium-ion batteries, will be delivered in November, and the system is scheduled to start operation in December.
20 Apr, 2015
Toshiba Begins Operation of Independent Energy Supply System Utilizing Renewable Energy and Hydrogen  [video]
Toshiba Corporation today announced the start of demonstration operation of H2One, an independent energy supply system based on renewable energy and use of hydrogen as a fuel for power generation. Kawasaki City and Toshiba have installed the system at the Kawasaki Marien public facility and Higashi-Ogishima-Naka Park in the Kawasaki Port area.
15 Apr, 2015
Toshiba Develops Low Power Control Technology for Wearable Devices with Multiple Sensors
Toshiba Corporation today announced the development of an innovative low power control technology for microcontrollers supporting multi-sensor wearable devices. Applied to an activity monitoring application using the company’s TZ1001MBG microcontroller (MCU), the new control technology achieved a 31% reduction in power consumption. The development will be announced at COOL Chips XVIII in Yokohama, Japan, on April 15, 2015.
10 Apr, 2015
Toshiba Corporation Makes Healthcare IT Debut at HIMSS 2015
Toshiba Corporation (Toshiba), a leading worldwide provider of comprehensive medical solutions, will make its healthcare IT debut at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition (booth 6439) in Chicago, April 12-16, 2015. This is the first year that Toshiba will present its holistic healthcare solutions under the Toshiba corporate umbrella at HIMSS, reflecting the importance of the healthcare industry and reinforcing the company’s position as an innovation leader.
9 Apr, 2015
IBA and Toshiba Sign Strategic Partnership in Particle Therapy
IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) and Toshiba Corporation today announce the signing of a global collaboration to expand access to advanced particle therapy worldwide. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation will become the distributor in Japan for Proteus®ONE, IBA’s compact single-room proton therapy solution, and IBA will become the agent for Toshiba’s Carbon Therapy Solutions outside Japan.
7 Apr, 2015
Toshiba and Landis+Gyr Make Proposal on IEEE 802.21d Standardization for Security of Multicast Communications
Toshiba Corporation and Landis+Gyr have jointly proposed to the IEEE 802.21d Task Group a draft technical document for standardization of group key management systems and public key certificate management systems, and the sponsor voting for which has been completed.
7 Apr, 2015
Super High Quality Image Processing Technology A Compact Image Sensor Providing Image Quality on Par with Larger Sensors
Toshiba has developed a super high quality image processing technology that achieves image quality comparable to that of larger image sensors. This new technology is able to apply a compact image sensor like the ones in smartphones and in-vehicle cameras. Our technology sequentially processes a continuous series of captured images to realize a high image quality previously attainable with only larger image sensors.
6 Apr, 2015
Toshiba Reinforces Initiatives Toward a Hydrogen Economy  [video]
Toshiba Corporation today announced the opening of the Toshiba Group Hydrogen Energy Research & Development Center (HRDC) at its Fuchu Complex in western Tokyo. The new Center will concentrate Group-wide initiatives to realize a hydrogen economy, and will drive forward the development and demonstration of solutions integrating hydrogen-related energy technologies. Toshiba Group aims to increase the sales of hydrogen-related business to 100 billion yen by 2020.



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