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Hitachi announces Queensland Museum partnership

22nd November 2016

Hitachi Australia Pty Ltd is proud to announce its five-year partnership with Queensland Museum, as Technology Partner of the new Wild State gallery.

Queensland Museum - Wild State gallery

Queensland Museum is located at South Bank in the heart of Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct, and is the most visited museum in Australia. Permanent attractions include the Sciencentre, Discovery Centre, and the Lost Creatures: Stories from Ancient Queensland gallery. The Museum also regularly hosts national and international travelling exhibitions and offers a range of public and educational programs.

Queensland Museum’s new gallery, Wild State celebrates Queensland’s wild and unparalleled beauty and its habitats.

Wild State showcases Queensland’s spectacular biodiversity in an immersive exhibition, taking visitors on a journey through five breathtaking habitats to discover why Queensland is one of the most biologically diverse places on earth.

The arid outback, iconic eucalypt forest, tropical rainforest, sun-drenched coastal zones and teeming marine environments - Queensland’s stunning biodiversity takes centre stage through beautiful displays featuring wildlife and specimens from the State Collection alongside breathtaking photography. The Hitachi Laser projectors are featured prominently in the new gallery, ensuring crystal clear image reproduction for the video content on display.

Queensland Museum is open daily from 9.30am - 5.00pm. Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day & Boxing Day. Open ANZAC Day from 1.30 pm.

Wild State is on Level 4 of the Queensland Museum. Admission is free.

Hitachi announces Museum of Brisbane sponsorship deal

26th September 2016

Hitachi Australia Pty Ltd is proud to announce its three-year sponsorship deal with Museum of Brisbane, as Technology Partner of the new exhibition 100% Brisbane.

Museum of Brisbane

Located in the heart of Brisbane, Museum of Brisbane is part of the living history of the city, examining how Brisbane and its people continue to change over time and revealing how each of our individual and collective stories are the milestones of the city’s evolution. The Museum explores seemingly ordinary people and places of Brisbane to uncover unexpected and fascinating stories.

100% Brisbane is an exhibition like no other you’ve seen before. In an exciting world-first, Museum of Brisbane has collaborated with celebrated Berlin based theatre company Rimini Protokoll to create a powerful and unforgettable interactive exhibition experience which brings together 100 residents who currently call Brisbane home. Fascinating and deeply moving, their personal stories will be revealed alongside beliefs and attitudes that shape who we are, creating a real-time snapshot of our city.

This new exhibition opened on the 15th July 2016, and is a free visitor experience, and provides audiences with an engaging, interactive unique story telling of Brisbane. The Hitachi range of visual products including LCD and DLP projectors are featured prominently in the new gallery, ensuring crystal clear image reproduction for all of the video content on display.

Museum of Brisbane is open daily from 10am - 5pm

Hitachi introduces "Project Green" to offer greater value and reduce waste from projector purchases

Australia: 15 May 2013 – From 15 May 2013 Hitachi will offer a recycling initiative including cash-back bonus for customers upgrading to the latest Hitachi projector technology. Free of charge, Hitachi’s Project Green will collect old projectors as a part-exchange on new purchases and manage the recycling process, which will be expedited by recycling partner Reverse E-Waste. As part of the programme, up to 97% of projector components and materials such as plastic, metal and glass can be recycled, instead of going to waste.

Hitachi Strengthens LCD Projector Business

Australia: 18 March 2013 – Hitachi Maxell, Ltd. and Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co., Ltd. announces that Hitachi Consumer Electronics’ LCD projector business will be transferred to Hitachi Maxell by the end of June 2013. Hitachi Maxell plans to capture synergies with its optical business in terms of technologies and sales and marketing to strengthen and generate higher profits in this business.

Hitachi Projects Design Excellence

Australia: 24 January 2013 – Awarded for their slim and contemporary design, superior quality and design excellence, Hitachi's LCD 8000 series projectors have been recognised with two internationally-renowned design awards: Good Design Award 2012 and Product Design Award 2013.

Hitachi large venue projectors awarded iF Design Award

Tokyo, Japan: 18 December 2012 – The LCD projector "8000 series" received the 2013 iF Product Design Award. This is a high luminance model which is able to project high definition images onto a big screen without turning down the lights in a large conference hall.

Hitachi Australia appoints Hills SVL as distributor for Australia

Australia: 21 March 2012 – Hitachi Australia today announced the appointment of Hills SVL as national distributor for its Digital Presentation Solutions. As part of the agreement, Hills SVL will be responsible for bringing to market Hitachi's comprehensive range of StarBoard interactive whiteboards, digital projectors and accessories. The distribution agreement between Hitachi Australia Pty Ltd and Hills SVL becomes effective as of April 1, 2012.

Hitachi Australia Launches its First Interactive Projector

Australia: 2 February 2011 – Hitachi Australia today announced its first interactive projector with the launch of the iPJ-AW250N. It is the latest and most innovative technology by Hitachi from its Ultra Short Throw projector range. The iPJ-AW250N offers an e-pen-based, single user input interactive capability, designed so that users can turn virtually any wall into an interactive surface.

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