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WOWee ONE, a company well-versed in ultra-portable speakers, and MicroVision, an outfit responsible for a number of ultra-miniature laser display technologies, are joining forces at CES. They're unveiling their collaboration to bring enhanced mobile visual and audio experiences to smartphone and tablet users in more than 120 countries, and they're teaming together to bring customers a portable, immersive digital consumption experience, by combining WOWee ONE’s revolutionary Gel-Audio based portable speakers with MicroVision’s award winning products based on PicoP portable display engine... Read more...
MicroVision announced the second-generation of its award-winning laser pico projector, SHOWWX+. Images projected from the SHOWWX+ are 50 percent brighter than those from the previous generation projector. Even so, the SHOWWX+ maintains the same slim size as is predecessor. The projector boasts of a two hour battery life, 15 laser lumens, a contrast ratio up to five times higher than competing products, and the shortest throw ratio of any pico projector on the market. The projected image can range in size from 12-inches to 100-inches (diagonal) depending on lighting conditions; resolutions up to... Read more...
Microvision has earned their fame from producing the first PicoP-based microprojector, the SHOW WX. That handheld projector just recently started shipping in America, but the company isn't done just yet. Today, they have announced the completion of the design of a new ultra-miniature PicoP laser projection display engine, which is even smaller than the one used in the (already small) SHOW WX.The new display engine incorporates a proprietary ASIC chipset half the original size and weight that consumes one third less power than its predecessor while delivering WVGA (848 X 480) images and providing... Read more...
Just because Microvision's SHOW WX laser pico projector shipped somewhere in the world, it doesn't mean that U.S. consumers have been able to easily find one. Today, the company announced that their flagship product is now available and on sale in America, with a special limited edition bundle heading things up. Starting now, the Standard Edition SHOW WX and the Limited Edition SHOW WX promo bundle can be ordered in the United States, both of which are "Made for iPod" and able to beam iPod and iPhone content onto whatever wall is readily available. The projectors ship with accessories and can be... Read more...
Optoma may have ushered in the age of the pico projector, but it seems like Microvision is forging ahead with round two. The hotly anticipated SHOW WX pico projector is finally about to make its way into the hands of consumers, as the company has just revealed that it has received a purchase order from its Asian marketing and distribution partner and has begun shipments.The PicoP-based product fits within the palm of a human hand, yet can project an image ranging in size from 12" to 150". Users can simply plug in their PMP, portable DVD player or any other source to transform the image into a big-screen... Read more...
Ah, the pico projector. About a year ago, you couldn't look over your shoulder without seeing yet another company come forward with a 640x480 projector that could be shoved in the average pocket, but now that the novelty has worn off, just a few outfits are sticking with it. One of those determined companies is none other than Microvision, who has today delivered an anticipated update to the device it first showcased during CES 2009 in Las Vegas.The planet's first laser-based pico projector, which will be called the SHOW WX, is based on its own proprietary PicoP display engine technology. When... Read more...