They are now thriving as part of Hitachi Data Systems, who acquired Pantascene and Avrio in September 2014.
Pantascene and Avrio solutions form a new public safety group within Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) whose mission is to make safer, smarter, more efficient cities. The group helps to deter and suppress crime by combining video with a wide variety of other sensor data to create a full operational picture – in other words, connected intelligence. Core Pantascene and Avrio technologies are combined with Hitachi IT systems and services capabilities to form comprehensive solutions that increase public safety. Pantascene and Avrio expertise is in wireless communications, wide-area video surveillance, and video and sensor integrations. HDS experience is in world-class IT technologies, such as software, servers, storage and cloud innovations. Joined together, these skills create a unique abillity to deliver integrated, seamless and state-of-the-art solutions to our customers.
It's part of a broader Hitachi vision of Social Innovation to improve business and society. Hitachi has a unique set of capabilities that help the company realize the promise of Social Innovation by using big data and the Internet of Things to gain useful insights. Hitachi has more than 100 years of experience building the machines that create and use machine data – including automobile parts, mining equipment, medical imaging, railway control systems, trains, telecommunications equipment, and robotics. It is the winning combination to deliver on the Internet of Things that matter: deep domain expertise, systems integration, cloud services for end-to-end solutions, and machine data and technology foundations to deliver solutions that drive business and social outcomes for customers and everyone around the world
A subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Data Systems provides information technologies, services and solutions that help companies improve IT costs and agility, and innovate with information to make a difference in the world. Customers gain compelling return on investment (ROI), unmatched return on assets (ROA), and demonstrable business impact. With approximately 6,300 employees worldwide, Hitachi Data Systems does business in more than 100 countries and regions.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society's challenges with our talented team and proven experience in global markets. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal 2013 (ended March 31, 2014) totaled 9,616 billion yen ($93.4 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes infrastructure systems, information and telecommunication systems, power systems, construction machinery, high functional material and components, automotive systems and others