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Austrian-based TriLite Technologies announced their first laser module, the LBS TriLite RGB Laser Module. The 35-lumens module is 8.5 x 11.5 x 6.2 mm in size and it weighs 1.4 grams (with an integrated ASIC).
It was developed with several partners (in Japan, Switzerland, Scotland and Poland) - and with the Technical University of Vienna. The company says they developed a new novel approach that enabled them to reduce the module size compared to competing solutions. This module includes just the lasers, it does not include the mirror and is not a complete pico projector module.
Altec Lansing's PJD 5134 is a bright (peak 135 lumens) DLP (WVGA 854x480) pico projector that features a built-in media player (via a micro-SD slot and a USB drive port), Wi-Fi, an HDMI port, a 1-watt speaker and a 4,000 mAh battery.
Aiptek's ProjectorPad P70 is a 7" tavlet that incldues a 854x480 DLP pico projector that features 50 lumens. The tablet itself features a 7" 1024x600 IPS LCD, quad-core CPU, 16GB of storage and a 5MP camera.
Celluon announced two new pico projectors, both powered by Microvision's 720p HD projector module. These focus-free laser (LBS) projectors offer 30 lumens, 80,000:1 contrast and Miracast and DLNA wireless streaming.
The SPro 2 is an Android (4.4) Wi-Fi hotspot that also includes an HD (720p) pico projector. It is powered by a 2.1Ghz quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory.
ZTE will ship the SPro2 in Q1 2015, we do not know the price yet.
Cremotech is set to launch a new 720p laser pico projector module that is based on Syndiant's SYL2271 HD LCoS panel. Cremotech says they selected Syndiant's panel as it provided a high resolution, high contrast and nature color picture quality. The laser light source enables focus-free operation.
The display engine size is 50.5 x 48.1 x 19.85 mm, including the three (RGB) lasers, optics and the SYL2271 LCoS panel. Cremotech partnered with SK Telecom that will deploy this new engine.
Here's our monthly best-selling pico-projectors list for the beginning of Janaury 2015. We're using data from Amazon.com, which seems to be selling the most wide range of pico projectors. This list does not include embedded modules in mobile phones or cameras.
Yes - this month, again, there are very few pico projectors in Amazon top's 100 project lists. Another low month for pico projector sales.