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Hitachi Delivers Ultimate Digital Home Theater Experience in 2000

May 8, 2000 13:10 PM

Innovative Products Take Consumers into the Digital Age of Entertainment

SAN DIEGO, California,, May 8, 2000 — The Home Electronics Division of Hitachi America, Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT), introduced its complete 2000 product line featuring a wide selection of digital television, DVD and advanced home theater products during its annual Dealer Meeting.

Highlighting the new line-up is the world’s first interactive high definition television —Hitachi’s UltraVision Digital HDTV based on digital light processing (DLP™) technology — the revolutionary DVD-RAM Camcorder and the unique DVD Player / CD Recorder Dual Deck. Additionally, Hitachi will offer a complete line-up of high definition and high definition capable television sets, DVD players, camcorders and VCRs for the ultimate digital home theater experience.

“Hitachi’s commitment to technical innovation and customer satisfaction has vaulted home theater to new levels,” said Kenji Nakamura, Director of Business Development for Hitachi America, Ltd., Home Electronics Division. “Our UltraVision Digital DLP™ HDTV and DVD-RAM Camcorder truly signal the arrival of the digital age in consumer electronics.”

“Hitachi’s 2000 product line is impressive and clearly demonstrates its technical innovation and market leadership,” said Dave Workman President and COO of Ultimate Electronics. “As one of the leading retailers of digital televisions, we’re proud to join Hitachi in offering our customers one of the largest line ups of digital home theater products.”