Hitachi Vintara Partners with Disney on IoT Solutions

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  • Hitachi Vantara is providing Disney Parks with advanced Lumada IoT software and data management infrastructure
  • Disney and Hitachi have deployed these solutions at several of Disney’s Hollywood Studios attractions
  • Through these offerings, the ride and show engineering team will be able to collect, analyze, and manage data from multiple sources
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Hitachi Vintara, A US subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. has teamed up with US entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. over the Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. Hitachi Vantara said in a press release that they have become the Official Ride and Show Analytics provider of the Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort. 

About the partnership

Hitachi Vantara is providing Disney Parks with advanced Lumada internet of things (IoT) software and data management infrastructure. Through these offerings, the ride and show engineering team will be able to collect, analyze, and manage data from multiple sources. This data is analyzed using advanced analytic approaches that gives the Disney team real-time insights to operations, said Michael Tschanz, director of technology and analysis, design and engineering technology and analysis at Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.

He further added that Hitachi Vantara has shown that it can look at the data from all these manufacturers and different foundational technologies. Disney can work with Hitachi Vantara to create data-driven insights and then put those to work to ensure our attractions at both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort are running as efficiently as possible.

Solutions already deployed

Disney and Hitachi have deployed these solutions at several of Disney’s Hollywood Studios attractions, including Slinky Dog Dash, Toy Story Mania, and Alien Swirling Saucers.

The solutions are also slated to be used in Frozen Ever After at Epcot and the Kali River Rapids and Dinosaur attractions at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

 

 

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