HITACHI KOKUSAI TO SHOWCASE RANGE OF TECHNOLOGIES AT UPCOMING INFOCOMM SHOW

WOODBURY, New YorkHitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd., a leading provider of affordable, high performance cameras, will exhibit several broadcast and professional camera products within Hitachi Digital Media Division’s booth (Booth 1921) at this year’s InfoComm, taking place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Exhibits at the show run from June 15h to 17th.

“InfoComm is a great opportunity for Hitachi to demo its state-of-the-art broadcast cameras to the professional AV market,” said Sean Moran, Hitachi Kokusai Electric America’s National Sales Manager. “We offer models covering both ends of the spectrum, from high-end production HDTV cameras to cost-effective models used in a variety of industries. This show affords Hitachi the chance to garner direct feedback from AV professionals so that we can continue to develop technologies that address market needs.”

The Hitachi booth will exhibit a range of products, including the SK-HD1000 optical fiber camera system. Using 2.3 million pixels, micro-lens array, and 1080i CCDs, the SK-HD1000 is Hitachi’s third generation HDTV camera. The SK-HD1000 achieves outstanding resolution, dynamic range response, sensitivity and ultra-low vertical smear characteristics.

Another on display will be the Z-HD5000 camera, Hitachi’s first HDTV model camera in the company’s popular, affordable Z Series product line. The Z-HD5000 was developed to offer customers superior price performance with uncompromised functionality and quality. The two-piece dockable camera offers the flexibility needed for multipurpose applications including studio, field and mobile video production. Offering high light sensitivity coupled with low vertical smear, the Z‐HD5000’s three 2/3‐ inch native 1080i CCD sensors produce 850 TVL of resolution, F10@2000 Lux, and HD Signal to Noise (SNR) level of 58db for a sharp, clean HD picture. The Z-HD5000 will be shown with the CR-P2 HD dockable recorder.

Hitachi will also exhibit the DK-Z50 high-performance, special application HDTV/SD camera. The multipurpose DK-Z50 with integrated Eagle pan/tilt capability is ideal for graphics stand, point of view and remote observation applications. With 14-bit A/D converters and the latest digital processing technology, this camera offers extremely sharp HD images. The DK-Z50 employs the same sensor as the existing Z-HD500 HDTV camera and a low vertical smear specification.

About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd., (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 360,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2009 (ended March 31, 2010) consolidated revenues totaled 8,968 billion yen ($96.4 billion). Hitachi will focus more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes information and telecommunication systems, power systems, environmental, industrial and transportation systems, and social and urban systems, as well as the sophisticated materials and key devices that support them. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at http://www.hitachi.com.

Editor’s Note: Color product photographs are available upon request.

Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd., 150 Crossways Park Drive, Woodbury, NY 11797, U.S.A.
Tel: (516) 921-7200; Fax: (516) 496-3718; website: http://www.hitachikokusai.us

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