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We recently reported that Pico projectors are the fastest growing segment of the projector market (according to Pacific Media). Vivitek has been at the forefront of this growing trend since the beginning. At CES, they introduced the Qumi Q7 with 3D-ready capabilities and 800 lumens, appealing to a wider consumer base than ever before.
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Vivitek Introduces Qumi Q7 LED Projector
Bright, LED based pico projector with 3D-ready capabilities
LAS VEGAS, January 8, 2013 –Vivitek Corporation, a leading manufacturer of innovative visual presentation products, introduces the latest in its line of Qumi LED-based pico projectors. The Q7, the company?s new Qumi product, increases Vivitek’s family of projection devices for a wide range of applications and expands its LED-based projectors.
Weighing in at 3.1 pounds, the Qumi Q7 delivers up to 800 lumens of brightness with an LED light source that gives it up to 30,000 hours of operation time. And, not only is it 3D-ready via Texas Instruments’ DLP® Link™, but the Q7 integrates 2D-to-3D content conversion technology for standard and Blu-Ray 3D playback. The Qumi Q7 features the unique touch sensitive button controls and sleek design that is familiar with the Qumi family of projectors. It is ready to be used with a variety of devices, including, but not limited to, digital cameras, laptops, smart phone and tablets.
Qumi Q7 Key Features & Specifications:
720p/native WXGA (1280x800) resolution
Up to 800 lumens of brightness and a 30,000:1 contrast ratio
3D-Ready (via DLP Link) and a DLP pico chipset from Texas Instruments
Integrated 2D-to-3D content conversion technology
3.1 pounds; Dimensions: 6.3”(w) x 4.3”(h) x 1.3”(d)
30,000+ estimated LED hours of operation
Connectivity options include: HDMI (x2), VGA-In, Composite Video, Audio-In
RCA and USB; 4GB of on-board memory
Built-in Microsoft Office® and Adobe™ PDF document reader
2W surround sound speaker
Available Summer 2013; estimated MSRP $999.00(USD)
“With the addition of the Qumi Q7, Vivitek continues its goal of bringing portable and energy-efficient projectors to the market. We want to bring a complete line of projector models to fit just about any need and application,” said Tinh Ho, senior product manager at Vivitek. “Hours of operation, brightness and picture quality are key factors for consumers, and the Q7 incorporates LED and other technologies and features, such as 2D-to-3D conversion, into the Qumi line to ensure that this family of projectors is versatile enough to meet consumer demand.”
About Vivitek Corporation
Vivitek manufactures an extensive line of visual display and presentation products. The company?s line of digital projection and display products incorporates the latest innovations and technologies to deliver superior products for its partners, customers and channels. Vivitek products are sold through authorized dealers, distributors, retailers and system integrators. For more information, visit www.vivitekusa.com.