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Hitachi America, Ltd. XBRL Business Unit Refines Product Family

BRISBANE, Calif, November 1, 2006 -- Hitachi America, Ltd. XBRL Business Unit, which develops and delivers eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) solutions for corporate and government customers, today announced it has refined its product line to better serve the burgeoning number of XBRL users.

XBRL is now being adopted primarily for financial reporting; however, Hitachi America’s XBRL Business Unit believes that its enormous advantages will spur its implementation for everyday use in general company activities, such as manufacturing, procurement, sales, and human resources.

“Most XBRL offerings are highly technical and difficult for end-users to understand. Our refinement is designed to offer products in a way that anyone in the company -- not just financial executives -- can understand and appreciate their value,” said Dr. Wilson So, Director of Hitachi America, Ltd. XBRL Business Unit.

The Hitachi America XBRL Business Unit products have been refined as follows: