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10/23/2017

Hitachi America, Ltd. Showcases Innovation in Education at EDUCAUSE 2017

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 23, 2017 – Hitachi America, Ltd. will showcase innovation and education technology advancements at EDUCAUSE 2017 with its new 5000 lumen laser projector, Collegiate Series projectors, Solid State projector lineup, and new interactive flat panel displays.

“Hitachi America, Ltd. is committed to providing higher education facilities with the best solutions possible, at a price that is affordable,” says Andrew Mulazzi, Manager, Southeast Region, Hitachi America, Ltd. “We designed our OneVision program after extensive research with higher education AV and IT managers. We provide extended warranty on lamps and projectors, advanced replacement, direct access to Hitachi service specialists, and a rewards program to make large purchases easier for schools to afford. We’re proud of the program we’ve created.”

Hitachi’s newest laser projector, the LP-WU6500 is 5000 lumens with WUXGA 1920x1200 pixel resolution, a built-in 1.65x zoom lens, HDBaseT™ and 3 HDMI digital inputs, and is suitable for long life usage with an expected 20,000 hours of maintenance free operation.

The Collegiate Series was designed for medium- to large-venue applications with installation flexibility. Professional installation features include vertical and horizontal lens shift, picture shift, and Geometric Correction. Advanced installation includes edge blending and warping capabilities and hard-wired remote in and out connection.

Hitachi SSL projectors deliver a wide color gamut including deep, rich colors with no compromise on brightness; superb resolution and precision; a longer maintenance-free life up to 20,000 hours and instant on/off capabilities. SSL projectors can be installed in difficult-to-reach places and have low maintenance costs because there are no lamp or fan filters to replace.

Hitachi’s interactive flat panel line includes a Full HD 65”, and Ultra HD 75” and 86” displays. Features include easy to use front HDMI and USB inputs, 10 or more simultaneous touch, front facing stereo speakers and a PC-less writing function on the 75”. All are Windows™ and macOS® compatible and Crestron Certified and come with a 3-year onsite warranty.

Visit Hitachi America, Ltd. at booth #451 at EDUCAUSE November 1- 2, 2017 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. 

About Hitachi America, Ltd.

Hitachi America, Ltd. headquartered in Tarrytown, New York, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., and its subsidiary companies offer a broad range of electronics, power and industrial equipment and services, particle beam therapy technologies, automotive products and consumer electronics with operations throughout the Americas. For more information, visit http://www.hitachi-america.us/. For information on other Hitachi Group companies in the United States, please visit http://www.hitachi.us/.

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2016 (ended March 31, 2017) totaled 9,162.2 billion yen ($81.8 billion). The Hitachi Group is a global leader in the Social Innovation Business, and it has approximately 304,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation, Hitachi is providing solutions to customers in a broad range of sectors, including Power / Energy, Industry / Distribution / Water, Urban Development, and Finance / Government & Public / Healthcare. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.

Contacts

Deej Savage
Brand Definition
(212) 660-2555 x14
Deej@brand-definition.com 

Jennifer Santoyo
Hitachi America, Ltd.
(619) 591-5414
jennifer.santoyo@hal.hitachi.com