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UR 18DSDL / Cordless radio


Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

This is a cordless radio used in workplaces such as construction sites. This product is equipped with a protective frame structure consisting of rubber cushioning and special resin, making it highly resistant to damage from dropping or impact (three times that of conventional models). The distinctive frame provides a convenient grip for carrying. Also, to ensure that the radio can be heard in open or noisy areas, high output speakers were positioned on either side to expand the product's audio listening range. In addition, the audio player features Bluetooth technology and a storage section to protect it from rainfall, dust etc.


  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America, South America

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User, Trade / Industry

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Practicability, Innovation, Usability + Ergonomics

Client / Manufacturer

Hitachi Power Tools Europe GmbH

Hitachi Power Tools Europe GmbH
Willich, Germany


Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd.

Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd.
Hitachinaka-City, Ibaraki Pref., Japan

Takafumi Ito, Rui Akiba