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Hitachi America, Ltd. Named Official Plasma Display Provider for Hampton Classic Horse Show

Aug 12, 2002 11:44 AM

BRISBANE, Calif. -- August 12, 2002 -- Hitachi America, Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT), has been named the official plasma display provider for the Hampton Classic Horse Show running August 25 through September 1, 2002. Known for its award-winning plasma display technology, Hitachi will be providing its plasma displays throughout the event for narrowcasting and digital signage during the show.

"We are proud to provide our products and services to the Hampton Classic," Kevin Bowler, vice president of Hitachi America, Ltd.'s Digital Media Division. "Hitachi's plasma displays will provide an exciting medium to showcase the show's events and information."

The Hampton Classic is considered the country's foremost hunter and jumper horse show, attracting more than 40,000 spectators each year. Hitachi will provide its CMP4121HDU 42-inch plasma displays at various locations throughout the show enhancing the visibility of the events and enabling additional information content. With a native resolution of 1024 x 1024 using a 16:9 aspect ratio, Hitachi's 42-inch plasma provides the rich colors, vibrant contrast and high resolutions necessary for superior performance in both home and business environments.

Utilizing Hitachi's award-winning ALIS technology (Alternate Lighting of Surfaces) that enables up to 1.6 times greater life expectancy than other plasma displays, this product provides venues such as the Hampton Classic or other retail and business customers to run high-resolution content directly from a computer or video device. From home installations to full service digital signage solutions, Hitachi is a leading international supplier of plasma displays.