BenQ America Corp. at InfoComm 20126 min read
Interactive Flat Panels – Higher Interactivity and Productivity
InfoComm 2012 will mark the debut of BenQ’s new 42-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch interactive flat panels (IFP) with 1920×1080 full HD resolution. Combining the power of touch technology with multimedia connectivity, the T420, T650, and TL550 maximize the learning experience for students, while enhancing meeting efficiency, training effectiveness, collaborative discussions, and team building exercises in corporate, government, and military applications. In addition, the IFPs bring high performance to interactive digital signage applications, video walls, eBoard information displays — such as menus and airport flight schedules — and much more.
• Optical Sensing Touch Technology: Allows users to control their computer directly by touching the screen. Taking advantage of this functionality is as simple as connecting a computer to an IFP with a USB cable.
• Optical Dual Touch Technology: Turns the displayed image or spreadsheet into a multitouch screen, when paired with Windows® 7.
• Ambient Light Sensor: Detects the amount of ambient light in its surroundings and automatically adjusts the display setting accordingly.
• Integrated Speaker: Makes every presentation more engaging by taking advantage of videos, music, and sound effects.
Blue Core Laser Projectors – Higher Innovation
Designed to offer stunning visual performance and color accuracy with an ultra-high 80,000:1 contrast ratio, BenQ’s mercury-free blue core light engine utilizes a laser light source rather than a traditional mercury lamp. The result is up to 20,000 hours of reliable brightness, complete elimination of lamp replacement costs, and a 90-percent reduction in light source power consumption. In addition, BenQ’s blue core light engine-driven SmartEco Advanced™ technology optimizes the units’ light source systems to deliver exceptional brightness, longer life, and high-energy efficiency.
The LX60ST and LW61ST laser projectors feature instant on/off to save time on warm up and cool down, in addition to a manual brightness level adjustment to accommodate different classroom environments. To generate the best image contrast, the projectors’ “SmartEco Advanced” mode automatically determines the optimal brightness level based on the input source, while a “no source detected” mode automatically lowers brightness to 10 percent when no display has been detected for more than three minutes. With “eco blank” mode, users can blank out the LX60ST and LW61ST’s screens when not in use to redirect students’ focus, while lowering light source power consumption to only 10 percent.
The BenQ blue core light engine projectors offer 2,000 ANSI lumen brightness, XGA/WXGA resolution, and 0.6/0.49 short-throw projection. The units feature two 10W built-in speakers and microphone input, less than 0.5W standby power, a wireless display feature for iPhone®/iPad®, LAN display, USB display, and 360-degree tilted projection.
GP2 and GP10 Joybee Mini Projectors – Higher Entertainment and Portability
At InfoComm 2012, BenQ will unveil the latest addition of its popular mini projector series: the BenQ Joybee GP10. Building on the success of the GP2 Projector, the GP10 Mini Projector offers the perfect balance of size and performance. While larger than the palm-sized GP2 Projector, the HD-ready GP10 Projector maintains its portability while offering a higher brightness of 500 ANSI lumens and native WXGA (1280×800) resolution, with support for resolutions up to UXGA (1600×1200). With new features including wireless multimedia streaming from a PC and an optional detachable DVD player, the GP10 Projector offers simple plug-and-play operation to allow users to share HD-quality presentations, movies, videos, photos, and games on a display up to 240 inches. Audio can be played through the unit’s built-in 3-W SRS speakers or through external speakers via the Audio Out port.
Designed to provide enjoyment anywhere in the home or enhance presentations in the office, the GP10 Projector is packed with multimedia connectivity including USB and SD card viewers, a document viewer for Microsoft® Office and PDF documents, and mini HDMI® for tablets and smartphones. A plug-and-play USB feature allows for a PC-less experience. Users simply save content to a USB thumb drive, plug the drive into the GP10 Projector, and project the content without the need for a PC or file conversion. In addition, a USB file transfer function lets users transfer their multimedia files to the unit’s 2GB on-board memory storage.
Also On Display at InfoComm 2012:
1080p High-Brightness Projectors – Higher Performance
Ideal for large spaces like classrooms, lecture halls, and auditoriums, BenQ’s 1080p high-brightness projectors provide brilliant color performance with boosted readability to improve focus and learning. In addition, the units allow teachers to leave the lights on during video sessions, increasing engagement among students while enabling them to take notes. The projectors are also perfect for other venues characterized by bright ambient lighting, including boardrooms, houses of worship, and public displays — where they can provide an unlimited image size on any surface.
At InfoComm 2012, BenQ will showcase the latest additions to its line of high-brightness projectors, including the SH960, SH910, SP890, and SP870. Furthermore, visitors to the company’s booth will witness the SH960’s ability to transform the latest progressive morphing technology into an affordable public display solution. The unit will be utilizing Mersive’s® highly advanced Sol software, which allows the projection of large, complex public displays such as interactive floors and surface displays, 360-degree domes, spheres, and other unconventional forms for concerts, museums, staging, and more.
SmartEco™ Projector Series – Higher Efficiency
On display at InfoComm 2012, the latest additions to BenQ’s SmartEco™ Projector Series include the MX816ST, MW712, MX716, and MS502. Featuring SmartEco technology, these projectors can reduce power consumption by 70 to 90 percent while providing exceptional brightness. For schools, this lowers the total cost of ownership by reducing energy bills and extending light source life.
To generate the best image contrast for classrooms of all sizes, the projectors’ “SmartEco” mode automatically determines the optimal brightness level based on the input source, while a “no source detected” mode automatically lowers brightness from 10 to 30 percent when no display has been detected for more than three minutes. With “eco blank” mode, teachers can blank screens when not in use to redirect students’ focus, while lowering light source power consumption to only 10 to 30 percent.
About BenQ America Corp.
BenQ America Corp. is a leading innovator of digital lifestyle products, providing an extensive line of visual display and presentation solutions that incorporate the very latest technologies. The company offers a broad range of projectors and monitors for any application and market — education, home, gaming, corporate, government, and IT — with cutting-edge models that lead the industry in performance, reliability, environmental sustainability, and aesthetics. Whether it’s interactive digital whiteboards for classrooms, 3D-ready projectors for home theaters, short-throw projectors for boardrooms, or LED backlight monitors for professional gaming, BenQ continues to defy the limits of digital displays. The company’s products are available across North America through leading value-added distributors, resellers, and retailers.
The BenQ digital lifestyle stands as a cornerstone of the company’s mission of “Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life,” fusing lifestyle with technology, enjoyment with productivity, and aesthetic design with engineering. It is this commitment that has made BenQ the No. 1-selling DLP® projector brand worldwide, as well as the No. 1 name in short-throw projectors.
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About BenQ Corporation
BenQ Corporation, a leading provider of networked digital lifestyle devices, is a multifaceted company with strengths in product design, visual technology, and mobile technology. BenQ offers an unrivalled breadth and depth of products and integrated technologies across platforms through the brand promise of “Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life,” including digital projectors, LCD monitors, LCD TVs, digital cameras, eBook readers, mobile Internet devices, storage devices, and human interface devices such as mice and keyboards.
About BenQ Group
The BenQ Group comprises companies that operate independently while sharing resources and leveraging synergies among them. The BenQ Group companies include BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (in the top three of the world’s manufacturers of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, BenQ Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Software Co., BenQ Hospital, BrightView Corp., Cando Co. Ltd., Daxin Materials Corp., Darwin Precisions, Ltd., Dazzo Technology Corp., Forhouse Corp., SiPix Imaging, Lextar Electronics Corp., Raydium Semiconductor Corp., BenQ Medical Technology Corporation, and Wellypower Corp.
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