InterVideo, Inc. has announced that Hitachi, Ltd. is shipping the latest J Series of its popular Prius Deck and the Prius Air PCs with InterVideo's innovative InstantON technology. Available exclusively in Japan, the Hitachi Prius PCs are also bundled with the OEM version of InterVideo's WinDVD DVD playback software and WinDVDnCreator2 Platinum.
Scheduled to begin shipping later this month. All J Series models also feature DVD Super Multi drives that support the DVD+/-R/RW, DVD-RAM, and CD formats. Hitachi's new J Series Prius Deck PCs include the DS77J, DS37J, DS75J, DS73J, and DS71J models -- all with 160 to 200GB HDDs and either an HT Technology Intel Pentium 4 or Intel Celeron CPU. The Prius Air Model AR53J notebook features a Intel Pentium 4 2.80GHZ CPU. The AR33J model has an Intel Celeron 2.50GHZ CPU. Both notebooks also include a 160GB HDD.