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Microvision to raise up to $17 million from LPC

Microvision new logoMicrovision announced that Licoln Park Capital, an institutional investor based in Chicago, will invest $2 million in Microvision, and Microvision also has the right to sell up to $15 million more shares to LPC.

Microvision recently announced its financial results for Q2 2016, with revenues reached $4.2 million, and a net loss of 3.5 million. Microvision had $7.2 million in cash and equivalents.


New pico projector: Sony MP-CL1A

Sony's MP-CL1A (an update to Sony's MP-CL1) is a laser (LBS) HD (1920x720) pico projector that offers focus-free and short-throw projection. The MP-CL1 support bluetooth, Wi-Fi and HDMI/MHL connectivity and has a built-in 3,400 mAh battery good for 2 hours.

Sony MP-CL1A photo

The MP-CL1A will ship in October 2016 for $399.99.

Light Instruments - projection mapping for pico projectors

German-based Light Instruments developed a new software technology that enables projection mapping - using an intuitive interface and a projector you can place pictures and videos on objects - independently from an angle on every kind of shape, pattern and surface.

Light Instruments Projection Mapping photo

Light Instruments' EDGE system can be used for signage, events and concerts - but it also supports small-sized projections using pico projectors, as can be seen above.

Lenovo's Moto Z Insta-Share projector mod to ship soon for $299.99

In June 2016 Lenovo launched its Moto Z smartphone, that supports modular accessories. One of those accessories is the Insta-Share, a 50-lumens 854x480 (probably DLP) pico projector that can project images up to 70". The Insta-Share is now available through amazon for $299.99 - and will ship within 1-3 months.

Lenovo Moto Z Insta-Share photo

Other features of the Moto Z include a 5.5" QHD AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 820 CPU, 4GB of RAM, 32/64GB of storage and a 13MP laser-AF camera. The Moto Z Force variant is a bit thicker, but it sports a larger battery, 21MP camera and a shatter-proof display.

Best selling pico-projector update (September 2016)

Here's our monthly best-selling pico-projectors list for the beginning of September 2016. 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.

  1. UO Smart Beam Laser ($345)
  2. RIF6 CUBE DLP Pico ($290)
  3. Aaxa P1 ($103)
  4. Sony MPCL1 ($349)
  5. Mileagea Pico DLP ($269)
  6. Amaz-Play Black-Silver Mobile Pico Projector ($279)
  7. Aaxa P300 ($369)
  8. Celluon PicoPro ($353)
  9. Magnasonic LED Pocket Pico Video Projector ($169)
  10. SK UO Smart Beam ($135)

Best selling pico-projector update (August 2016)

Here's our monthly best-selling pico-projectors list for the beginning of August 2016. 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.

  1. RIF6 CUBE DLP Pico ($270)
  2. Sony MPCL1 ($349)
  3. Crenova XPE700 ($279)
  4. Aaxa P1 ($115)
  5. Magnasonic LED Pocket Pico Video Projector($169)
  6. Amaz-Play Black-Silver Mobile Pico Projector ($279)
  7. Aaxa P300 ($369)
  8. Amaz-Play Black Mobile Pico Projector ($269)
  9. Celluon PicoPro ($353)
  10. iCODIS CB-300 ($489)

Microvision reports its financial results for Q2 2016

Microvision new logoMicrovision announced its financial results for Q2 2016. Revenues reached $4.2 million, up from $4 million in Q2 2015. Product revenue was up 62% from last year. Operating loss was $3.5 million, and the net loss was $3.5 million.

Cash used in operations in Q2 2016 was $4.1 million (down from $3.6 million in Q2 2015). The company's backlog was $5.3 million at the end of June 2016 - and cash and equivalents were $7.2 million.

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