Hitachi Releases New Ultra HD Live Production Camera System

May 23, 2022

The new SK-UHD7000 4K Ultra HD live production camera system from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America will make its first ProAV trade show appearance next month at InfoComm 2022. The company’s second-generation 4K camera system, the SK-UHD7000 will be demonstrated alongside other Hitachi camera innovations in booth N2175 from June 8 to 10 in Las Vegas. The SK-UHD7000 […]

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Hitachi Launches Hospitality Displays

May 7, 2021

Hitachi has announced the launch of a line of hospitality displays from 32”-65”. When combined with the Hitachi Hospitality Content Management Solution (CMS), each connected display is enabled with a centrally controlled entertainment and communications hub that delivers personalized interaction, tailor-made content and additional revenue for the hotel or hospital. The entire line can also […]

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Hitachi Debuts New 8K Dockable Camera With OPF CMOS

April 28, 2020

Hitachi Kokusai Electric America (Hitachi Kokusai) just debuted its SK-UHD8060B dockable 8K UHDTV camera. The company’s fifth-generation 8K acquisition solution, the SK-UHD8060B combines the features of previous Hitachi 8K models with a new organic photoconductive CMOS image sensor to capture 8K video with expanded dynamic range. Existing 8K camera sensors have been limited in their […]

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Hitachi Adds HDR and SDR Outputs to CU-HD550 Camera Control Unit

March 4, 2020

Hitachi Kokusai Electric America just added new features to the CU-HD550 camera control unit (CCU) including both High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Standard Dynamic Range (SDR) output with independent adjustments and 4K/UHD output over single-link 12Gbps SDI connectivity. The CU-HD550 and its companion CA-HF550 camera adapter collectively are designed to lower the cost of entry for 1080p60 video production. When used […]

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Maxell (Formerly Hitachi) Intros Three 3LCD Laser Projectors

June 16, 2019

Maxell, Ltd. today announced the launch of three 3LCD laser projectors for the North American market. This new series of laser projectors — the first to be manufactured under the Maxell brand — includes the WUXGA (1920×1200) Maxell MP-WU5603, the WXGA (1280×800) MP-WX5603 (both 6,000 ANSI lumens) and the 5000 lumen, WUXGA 1920×1200 MP-WU5503. These […]

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Hitachi Becomes Maxell

June 10, 2019

The Optronics Division of Maxell, Ltd. today announced that beginning as of Oct. 1, 2019, Maxell, Ltd., through its U.S. subsidiary, Maxell Corporation of America, will assume responsibility for all operations related to both Hitachi-brand and Maxell-brand projector products and accessories in the North American market. This announcement marks the culmination of a six-year progression […]

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Hitachi Projectors to Switch Branding to Maxell

October 31, 2018

Maxell and Hitachi Japan announced today that the current Hitachi branded projectors will be rebranded as Maxell. The transition will see no change in products beyond the logo. There will also not be any changes in representation, warranty conditions, sales channels, repair agents or customer service. This will be a progressive change starting from November […]

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Hitachi Debuts Two New 5,000 Lumen 3LCD Laser Projectors Aimed at Higher-Ed

August 23, 2018

Hitachi America expanded its Collegiate Series line with the addition of two new 3LCD laser projectors. Both the LP-EU5002 and the LP-EW5002 are spec’d at 5,000 ANSI lumens and are WUXGA 1920×1200 to WXGA 1280×800, respectively. These maintenance-free operation projectors have 20,000 hours light source life and up to 50,000 hours with Long Life 2 […]

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Hitachi America Expands OneVision Program and Launches OneVision Kids for K-12 School Districts

August 9, 2018

Hitachi America, Ltd. today announced the launch of its OneVision Kids Program for K-12 School Districts. The new program provides a quality-projection solution for every projector application on K-12 campuses, and provides members with specialized pricing, premium warranty, enhanced service and direct access to Hitachi experts. After the success of the OneVision Program for higher […]

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Hitachi America Shows New Line of Ultra Short Throw 3LCD Projectors at InfoComm 2018

June 4, 2018

Hitachi America is showcasing one of its four new 3LCD Ultra Short Throw Projectors to begin shipping in July. The LP-AW4001, LP-AW3001 and interactive LP-TW4001 and LP-TW3001 models expand Hitachi’s growing line of solid state light source projectors. The LP-AW4001 will be on display at InfoComm 2018 at the Hitachi America, Ltd. booth, #C2736. The […]

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Hitachi Kokusai to Show Camera Solutions for Key Technology Transitions at InfoComm

May 16, 2018

Continuing to support new standard, Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) is heading to InfoComm 2018 with new solutions for integrators and content producers. Hitachi Kokusai will co-exhibit with the Digital Media Division of Hitachi America, Ltd. in booth C2736 at the event, taking place in Las Vegas from June 6 to 8. Helping […]

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Hitachi’s Newest High-Lumen Laser Projectors Are Aimed at Houses of Worship Market

March 27, 2018

Hitachi’s two newest projectors are both 1080p native resolution laser projectors aimed at house of worship facilities. Hitachi’s LP-WU6500 and LP-WU9100B both have HDBaseT and HDMI inputs, are single-chip DLP and offer brightness specs of 5,000 and 10,000 lumens, respectively. With 20,000 hours of maintenance-free operation, laser projectors are good for house of worship facilities because […]

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Hitachi Intros 5,000-Lumen Laser Projector

November 1, 2017

Today Hitachi America introduced the LP-WU6500 laser projector as its newest member of the solid-state laser (SSL) projector line, specified at 5,000 lumens and a native WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution. Solid state laser projectors have a maintenance-free life, up to 20,000 hours and no changing lamps or replacing filters. With WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution, the new 5,000-lumen laser projector […]

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Hitachi to Show Cameras at InfoComm 2017

May 17, 2017

Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. is bringing to InfoComm 2017 with a selection of new and established camera solutions designed for high-quality video acquisition across a wide range of audio-visual environments. Hitachi Kokusai will co-exhibit with the Digital Media Division of Hitachi America, Ltd. in booth 3429 at the event, which will take place June […]

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Hitachi Kokusai Launches Z-HD5500 1080p Studio and EFP Camera

February 14, 2017

Hitachi Kokusai Electric America today announced the new Z-HD5500 HDTV studio and field production camera. The Z-HD5500’s new CMOS imagers adapt easily to a wide range of LED lighting conditions and is made for houses of worship, theaters, arenas and other facilities where such lights or large LED displays are used. Paired with Hitachi Kokusai’s […]

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Hitachi Introduces CP-X25LWN XGA Projector Aimed at Schools

October 26, 2016

Hitachi America has announced the immediate availability of the CP-X25LWN, a 3LCD projector aimed at classrooms and conference rooms. Spec’d at 2,700 ANSI lumen, the XGA (1024×768) resolution projector has a 5000:1 contrast ratio, 10,000 hour lamp life and is integrated with Hitachi’s HDCR (High Dynamic Contrast Ratio), Image Optimizer Technology and energy-saving ImageCare Technology […]

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Hitachi Debuts 8,000-Lumen Laser-Phosphor WUXGA Projector

June 21, 2016

Hitachi Digital Media Group announces their first 8,000 lumen single-chip DLP laser projector in the form of the LP-WU9750B, a WUXGA 1920×1200 projector. Using a quad-drive laser engine (spec’d at 20K hours), the LP-WU9750B has a cooling system and heat-resistant phosphor wheel that allow the projector to be mounted in a 360-degree projection and portrait […]

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Hitachi Intros 8000+ Series Projectors

May 19, 2016

Hitachi America added the 8000+ Series 3LCD projectors to its high-end projector line up: CP-X8800, CP-WX8650, CP-WX8750, CP-WU8600 and CP-WU8700. The 8000+ Series projectors have HDBaseT inputs, multiple interchangeable lenses, Accentualizer and High Dynamic Contrast Range (HDCR), Image Optimizer technology as well as 360 rotation capability. Brightness specs range between 6000 to 8000 lumens, depending […]

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Hitachi Introduces First Solid-State DLP Laser Projector

April 28, 2016

Hitachi America introduced the LP-WU9750B model, their first solid-state laser projector. The single-chip DLP-based WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution projectors aimed at large auditoriums, conference rooms, museums and concert or stage productions as it claims to have 8,000 ANSI lumens light output and a 20,000:1 contrast ratio. Like all other solid-state projectors on the market, the engine […]

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Hitachi Aims New PTZ Cameras at Houses of Worship

November 11, 2015

Hitachi America’s Digital Media Division, Security Solutions Group has launched a new series of PTZ cameras that it says are designed for churches of all sizes. The PTZ Series cameras support video conferencing, video recording and net broadcasting. The PTZ Series includes six models: the VZ-HD3600A, VZ-HD3650A, VZ-HD3700A, VZHD3780A, VZ-HD4000A and VZ-HD4900A. The 3600/3700 Series […]

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Hitachi Debuts CP-TW2505 and CP-TW3005 LCD Projectors

June 18, 2015

Hitachi today introduced its CP-TW2505 and CP-TW3005 LCD interactive projectors — both with 10,000:1 contrast ratio and aimed at K-12, higher education and corporate users. The Interactive Pen and multiple pen capability allow the use of interactive pens (two are supplied) to write, draw, point, navigate and more. In addition, an available FT-01 Finger Touch […]

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Hitachi’s CP-BW301WN and CP-BX301WN Short Throw LCD Projectors Are Aimed at Classrooms

June 17, 2015

Hitachi America is introducing its CP-BW301WN and CP-BX301WN Short Throw LCD projectors designed for classroom installation that demands a projector refresh utilizing the existing wall-arm mount. The new CP-BW301WN provides WXGA 1280×800 resolution with 3,000 lumens brightness and CP-BX301WN provides XGA 1024×768 resolution with 3,200 lumens brightness for more vivid and realistic images up to […]

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Hitachi Adds CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 LCD Projectors Featuring HDBaseT

June 4, 2015

Hitachi America today introduced its CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 LCD projectors, two new models that offer HDBaseT capability along with improved contrast, WUXGA resolution and numerous additional enhancements. The CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 are aimed at mid- and large-sized auditoriums and venues. The CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 are able to receive video signals from distances of more than […]

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Hitachi Intros New PTZ Cameras

April 5, 2015

Hitachi America’s Digital Media Division and Security Solutions Group is introducing the PTZ Series Full HD Camera Series. The PTZ Series cameras support clear and lively video conferencing, video recording and net broadcasting, and are aimed at a variety of applications that include boardrooms, classrooms, auditoriums and houses of worship. The PTZ Series is comprised […]

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Hitachi Adds CP-HD9320 and CP-HD9321 to DLP Projector Lineup

November 20, 2014

Hitachi America is introducing two new DLP projectors, the CP-HD9320 and CP-HD9321 — both with full HD 1080p (1920×1080) resolution and they’re designed for large auditoriums, conference rooms, museums, and concert or stage productions. Hitachi’s new projectors provide six interchangeable lenses and brightness outputs up to 8,200 ANSI lumens. Two built-in color wheels enable users […]

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Hitachi Adds Two New Interactive Projectors

June 19, 2014

Hitachi America introduced two new interactive projector models, the Hitachi CP-TW3003 and CP-TW2503. Both are interactive models that feature an ultra-short throw design and are aimed at the K-12, higher education and corporate presentation markets. So-called “new generation interactive features” include multiple pen capability, auto-calibration, PC-less drawing, and multi-display interactive use. Additionally, a suite of […]

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Hitachi Intros Four New Ultra Short-Throw Projectors

June 19, 2014

Hitachi today introduced its CP-AX2503, CP-AX3503, CP-AW2503 and CP-AW3003 Ultra Short Throw projectors — four high-performance models that are ideally suited for delivering large images in limited spaces. The new 3LCD projectors offer improved image quality, flexible connectivity including powered focus, and wireless networking plus a host of useful convenience features. The CP-AX2503 and CP-AW2503 […]

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Hitachi Expands 9000 Series Large-Venue Projectors with Off-White Color Availability for All Models

March 25, 2014

Hitachi America now has off-white versions of all its 9000 Series DLP projectors — apparently allowing you to better match 1970s decor? The CP-X9111, CP-WX9211 and CP-WU9411 projectors are spec’d up to 10,000 lumens brightness and feature two built-in color wheels, enabling users to easily switch between a so-called Rich Color Mode or Bright Mode. […]

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Hitachi Intros Four New Ultra Short-Throw Projectors

February 5, 2014

Hitachi America today introduced its CP-AX2503, CP-AX3503, CP-AW2503 and CP-AW3003 Ultra Short Throw LCD projectors. The CP-AX2503 and CP-AW2503 claim 2,700 color and white light ouput with XGA and WXGA resolution, respectively. The CP-AX3503 and CP-AW3003 are spec’d at 3,300 and 3,600 color and white light output with XGA and WXGA resolution, respectively. All four […]

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Hitachi Unveils Broad Range Of Installation LCD Projectors

February 11, 2013

Hitachi Digital Media launches six new LCD projectors for installation environments. The models, say the maker, feature a contemporary design and deliver substantial improvements in performance, flexible installation, connectivity and most importantly, total cost of ownership. To deal with the high demands of installation environments Hitachi has also launched a family of optional lenses to […]

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PMA’s Survey Shows Dealers Rate Hitachi and Epson as Top Brands

January 25, 2013

Hitachi and Epson earned the top two spots based on their overall composite ratings in the 15th survey of North American projector dealers conducted by Pacific Media Associates (PMA), the worldwide market information experts on front projectors. The survey was conducted during November and December 2012. The survey ranks 21 aspects of marketing support, products, […]

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Ultra-Thin Display Technology

December 12, 2012

By Paul Flanigan The following is reprinted with permission from the Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA). For more information, go to Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi have put together their techno-wizardry to come up with ultra-thin displays that can be used pretty much anywhere, even in car dashboard displays. I find this absolutely fascinating. One of the ever […]

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