Hitachi Showcases World Class Presentation, Storage and Computing Technologies At PC Expo 2000.Business/Technology Editors
PC Expo A trade show for resellers, corporate managers and technical professionals from CMP Media LLC, a subsidiary of United Business Media. First held in New York in 1983 with 120 exhibitors and 9,600 attendees, the show grew from the personal computer's early years to 550 vendors and more than 2000
Booth No. 4504, 4505
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 26, 2000
Hitachi's Cutting-Edge Product Line-Up Offers a Breath of
Technologies Developed to Meet Today's Fast Paced Market Demands
Hitachi America, Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :HIT), today announced it will showcase the industry's first DVD-RAM A rewritable DVD disc endorsed by the DVD Forum. Using phase change technology, DVD-RAMs are like removable hard disks, and the media can be rewritten 100,000 times compared to 1,000 times for DVD-RW and DVD+RW. The first DVD-RAM drives with a capacity of 2.6GB (single sided) or 5. camcorder along with its world class product line up of storage, computing and presentation solutions at PC Expo 2000, Booth 4505 held at the Javitz Convention Center June 26-29. Hitachi will also participate with industry leaders in the DVD-RAM Exposition located at 1C02 through 1C03.
Hitachi will display a broad spectrum of technologies and feature interactive demonstrations for a hands-on experience. The cornerstone of Hitachi's booth demonstration will be the DVD-RAM Camera, the company's latest innovative application of DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
in full digital video disc or digital versatile disc
Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology. technology. Additionally, Hitachi will showcase its DVD drives, Plasma displays, AirSho (TM) display screen, LCD multimedia projectors, high-definition and projection TVs, ePlate handheld computers and monitors.
"Technology has become a fundamental part of our lives impacting how we work, communicate, interact and conduct business," said Motomitsu Sadayasu, general manager, Computer Division, of Hitachi America, Ltd., the North American North American
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Hitachi will showcase the industry's first DVD-RAM Camera at PC Expo 2000. Hitachi is taking DVD technology beyond the desktop by marrying the quality and vast storage capacity of DVD technology with the mobility and versatility of an innovative camcorder. Hitachi's DVD-RAM Camcorder records up to two hours of superior quality video or 2,000 still photos onto a small DVD-RAM disc. Consumers can then easily connect to a TV and enjoy a recorded video, or plug into a PC for editing, printing, emailing or posting to a Web site.
Hitachi will also feature a demonstration of its GF-2000 high-speed rewriteable DVD-RAM drive. Boasting single-sided storage capacity of 4.7 GB, the GF-2000 is suitable to process today's demanding PC applications. Hitachi is at the forefront of DVD technology developing innovative solutions that extend the power of DVD to a consumer's desktop and now to a camcorder.
Plasma Display Technology
Hitachi will also demonstrate its XGA-Compatible 25-inch Color Plasma Display monitor (PDP (1) (Plasma Display Panel) See plasma display.
(2) (Policy Decision Point) See COPS and XACML.
(3) (Programmed Data P ), a next-generation imaging device providing maximum image resolution through a flat, lightweight design. PDPs are an ideal display solution, bringing big-screen performance to the desktop, boardroom, storefront, plant control facility or mobile vehicle, among other applications. Featuring leading-edge plasma display technology, Hitachi's panels offer rich and stunning S-XGA high resolution pictures, multi-scan capability, full immunity to magnetic fields magnetic fields,
n.pl the spaces in which magnetic forces are detectable; created by magnetostrictive ultrasonic scalers to cause the tips of instruments such as ultrasonic scalers to vibrate. and a 160-degree viewing angle for easy viewing from any position.
Hitachi will also spotlight AirSho, a new video/PC Imaging system used to project an image or information onto a transparent glass surface, such as a storefront window. Created from a special Photopolymer A photopolymer is a polymer which is cured by exposure to light, often in the ultraviolet spectrum. These polymers are useful in dentistry for fillings and in rapid prototyping in the stereolithography and PolyJet processes. resin, AirSho transmits images from a projector to the screen so images can be seen outdoors under bright and sunny conditions. AirSho offers unparalleled flexibility to change and update media instantly to ensure customers always view current information.
Hitachi will feature its leading-edge LCD projectors including the CP-S220W, CP-X320W and the CP-X325. The micro-portable CP-S220W offers a short throw distance of 60-inches and can be used in both large and small rooms without compromising image sharpness, quality and resolution. Both the CP-X320W and the CP-X325 sport an innovative design and are built using today's leading XGA (EXtended Graphics Array) A screen resolution of 1,024x768 pixels. The term stems from IBM's XGA display standard introduced in 1990, which extended VGA to 132-column text and interlaced 1,024x768x256 resolution. XGA-2 later added non-interlaced 1,024x768x64K. technology for top of the line performance and resolution. Collectively, Hitachi's LCD projectors offer the latest in presentation technology offering customers superior quality, resolution and clarity in a compact design.
Hitachi Defines Television
Hitachi will present its 52-inch Rear Projection LDX LDX Load X (6502 processor instruction)
LDX Long Distance Extender
LDX Long-Distance Xerox
LDX Low Density Line
LDX Load Index unit and its 36-inch direct-view television sets. Featuring Liquid Crystal Display liquid crystal display (LCD)
Optoelectronic device used in displays for watches, calculators, notebook computers, and other electronic devices. Current passed through specific portions of the liquid crystal solution causes the crystals to align, blocking the passage of light. technology and PC capabilities, Hitachi's 52LDX99B accepts XGA signals and displays images up to SVGA (Super VGA) A screen resolution of 800x600 pixels. Third-party vendors extended IBM's VGA display standard and were the first to use the term. SVGA has also referred to 1,024x768 resolutions. See PC display modes. resolution. The set utilizes a lightweight 1.6-inch Liquid Crystal Display panel that replaces traditional picture tubes and guns producing bright, clear pictures unmarred by "flickering" or other obstructions common to conventional TVs.
Hitachi's 36SDX (1) See AIT.
(2) (Storage Data Acceleration) An earlier technique from Western Digital that improved performance of IDE CD-ROM drives. SDX-compliant drives used a special 10-pin cable, but the method never took off. 01S delivers the best of both HDTV (High Definition TV) A set of digital television (DTV) standards that offer the highest resolution and sharpest picture. Although some HDTV sets are available in standard (rather square) screen sizes, the overwhelming majority of sets are wide screen, which eliminates and PC at an affordable price. This high-definition television set features the exclusive Hitachi Digital Display Driver providing 1080i and full time progressive scan 480p resolution when connected to a high definition set top box. The set's advanced picture in PC allows users with their computer connected to the set to surf the Internet while watching their favorite television program or movie.
ePlate Handheld Computers
Hitachi will also demonstrate its ePlate family of products. Combining the performance and ease-of-use of Hitachi's handheld PC technology with the powerful connectivity of Windows CE, the ePlate delivers on-demand access to information, desktop power and portable convenience. Additionally, the ePlate employs progressive new features, such as a flat-screen panel with handwriting recognition and an "Instant On/Instant Off" capability, that make it an ideal companion for either mobile professionals or commercial/industrial users.
Hitachi will introduce two new monitors, the CM615 and CM715. Designed for corporate, SOHO Soho (sōhō`, sə–), district of Westminster, London, England, known for its continental restaurants. Once a fashionable quarter, it became popular among writers and artists in the 19th cent. (small office - home office), personal and entry-level graphics use, the 17-inch (16.1-inch viewable) CM615 and 19-inch (18-inch viewable) CM715 offer high refresh rates for flicker-free viewing and reduced eyestrain eyestrain /eye·strain/ (-stran) fatigue of the eye from overuse or from uncorrected defect in focus of the eye.
n. . Additionally, Hitachi will feature the CM771, one of the world's first Invar Shadow mask monitors. With a flat-face screen that significantly reduces glare and provides highly realistic images, Hitachi's new ErgoFlat technology is more than ten percent brighter than most flat-faced monitors available today.
Hitachi, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is one of the world's leading global electronics companies, with fiscal 1998 (ended March 31, 1999) consolidated sales of 7,977 billion yen ($65.9 billion)(1). The company manufactures and markets a wide range of products, including computers, semiconductors, consumer products and power and industrial equipment. For more information on Hitachi, Ltd., please visit Hitachi's Web site at www.hitachi.co.jp.
(1) At an exchange rate of 121 yen to the dollar.
Hitachi America, Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., markets and manufactures a broad range of electronics, computer systems and products, consumer electronics and semiconductors, and provides industrial equipment and services throughout North America. For more information, visit www.hitachi.com.
Hitachi America, Ltd., Computer Division, supplies high-performance computer storage products and multimedia products to OEMs, value-added resellers, system integrators and distributors. The division's products include high-capacity hard disk drives and DVD-ROM DVD-ROM: see digital versatile disc.
A read-only DVD disc used to permanently store data files. DVD-ROM discs are widely used to distribute large software applications that exceed the capacity of a CD-ROM disc. and -RAM drives, digital multimedia recorders, hand-held computers, LCD projectors, CRT (1) (C RunTime) See runtime library.
(2) (Cathode Ray Tube) A vacuum tube used as a display screen in a computer monitor or TV. The viewing end of the tube is coated with phosphors, which emit light when struck by electrons. monitors, color laser beam printers and flat panel and plasma displays.
The Hitachi America, Ltd., Home Electronics Division, markets a variety of consumer electronics including high-definition TVs (HDTV), projection TVs (PTV PTV
1. pay television
2. public television
PTV (US) n abbr (= pay television) → Pay-TV nt (= public television ), color TVs, DVD players, VCRs and camcorders, as well as security and observation system products. The company's premium products are sold under the Hitachi UltraVision and UltraVision Digital brand names.