Laptop? Check. MP3 Player? Check. Portable speakers? Check. Pocket projector? Check. The amount of gear business travelers haul around is enough to weigh anyone down. However, that load will get a little lighter with the introduction of the 3M MPro150, the ultimate personal electronics device for the business professional. The latest tool in 3M’s award-winning MPro family of pico projectors, the 3M MPro150 boasts one of the most robust feature sets of any pocket projector currently on the market, combining several applications into one compact, efficient device optimized for the on-the-go businessperson. No more sifting through a small electronics store when checking in for flights, or needing to bring multiple totes to presentations.
Samsung announce the launch of the first LED data projector with 1,000 ANSI lumens (max). With no lamp to replace, the Samsung F10M has an LED light source that promises a lifespan of up to 30,000+ hours, and significantly reduces the hassle, environmental impact, and total cost of ownership. The LED light source also maintains its brightness over the entire life of the projector, with industry-leading color intensity and range. The Samsung F10M LED data projector will be available through Samsung reseller channels in the second quarter 2010 with pricing TBD. This LED projector as well as additional models in the Samsung projector line are currently on display at the CES 2010.
Casio announces that it has created a mercury-free laser & LED hybrid light source, capable of high-brightness projection for use in the next-generation projectors the company has developed under its “clean & green” concept. Casio is releasing a line of Green Slim projectors with the new light source, introducing the world’s first* mercury-free high-brightness data projectors. Currently, high-pressure mercury lamps are used as the light source for data projectors capable of producing 2,000 or more lumens. Semiconductor light sources that do not contain environmentally harmful mercury such as Laser and LED offer promising light sources for next-generation DLP projectors.
LG Electronics unveils its new versatile 2010 video projector series, including the LG CF3D, the world's first Full HD, 3D Single Lens Type Projector and a new compact, lightweight projector, the LG HX300G, at the International Consumer Electronics Show. "Consumers are continuously looking for creative new solutions for both entertainment and business video display needs, and LG projectors provide the versatility and portability options for multiple applications," said Jeff Dowell, vice president, business solutions, LG Electronics USA. "Whether customers desire compactness and portability for presentation use, or theater-like performance for a home installation, LG has the right solution."
Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America's Presentation Products Division, known for award-winning, high-quality, high-definition presentation and display products, introduced the FL7000U, its first ultra bright 1080p HD projector for commercial, home theater and education installations. At a cost remarkably lower than similar projectors of the same caliber that are available today, Mitsubishi continues to lead the projector industry by offering this combination of high brightness and high definition at an unprecedented price.
Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) announced a new mobile phone accessory, the award-winning MBP200 Pico Projector. The Samsung MBP200 is the ultimate wireless accessory, offering advanced features designed to enhance the mobile experience. Compact and lightweight, the portable Samsung MBP200 can connect to mobile phones and laptops and by utilizing the DLP pico chip from Texas Instruments it allows users to transform their traditional two inch screen to a 50-inch viewing screen allowing others to share in the video experience. In addition, users can easily transfer files and project content independent of an attached source via the microSD card slot.
Casio announced the release of two new ultra-bright models in the Super Slim Projector series. The new XJ-S31 and XJ-S36 feature a brightness of 2,000 ANSI lumens in a very slim piece of equipment with a height of just 1.69” (1.26” at the thinnest point). The new projectors will be on display at Casio’s Booth # 9808. The XJ-S31 and XJ-S36 enhance the Super Slim Data Projector family that includes the XJ-S41 and XJ-S46, which feature a brightness of 2,500 ANSI lumens. The Superslim line is known for its compact size and portability. This series of projectors has won rave reviews from both businesses and schools, and are used for a broad range of applications.
Offering a new level of versatility and performance to the education and corporate markets, Hitachi America, Ltd., Ubiquitous Platform Systems Division is unveiling the Hitachi CP-A100 3LCD projector. This revolutionary new model features a very short throw distance, eliminating the problem of presenters obstructing the projected image by standing in front of the screen. Additionally, the CP-A100 offers networking capability, allowing multiple projectors to be controlled and monitored from a single location.