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Hitachi Unveils 50-Inch Ultra Thin Plasma Display

-- Hitachi's New UltraThin 1.5-inch Plasma Display is Expected to be Main Attraction at CEDIA Expo in Denver --

Denver, Colo. (CEDIA Expo, Booth 925), Sept. 4, 2008 Continuing its leadership position in developing the world’s thinnest HDTVs, Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc. has unveiled the first Plasma Display Panel in its UltraThin “1.5” family. This gorgeous new plasma addition to  Hitachi’s 1.5 line – so named for its ultra thin 1.5-inch depth – will be offered in a 50-inch screen size, making it among the largest in the UltraThin category. In fact, it represents one of the world’s thinnest, at approximately one-third the depth of other plasma displays.

This new product embodies an engineering milestone of major significance for Hitachi and the HDTV industry. The 50-inch 1.5 UltraThin PDP is expected to be a main attraction of the CEDIA Expo in Hitachi’s booth (#925).