Pico Projector News, Resources & Information

Pico-Projector Info is the web's leading resource on Pico Projectors. These projectors are small enough to be embedded in mobile phones and other devices, and are becoming more and more popular. Our site brings you daily news, projector resources, a buying guide and more!

Lenovo launches a new smartphone with an optional pico projector

Lenovo launched a new smartphone, the Moto Z, that supports modular accessories - MotoMods - that attach to the phone using magnets. At launch, accessories include a power pack, a JBL speaker and a pico projector.

Lenovo Moto Z Insta-Share photo

The Insta-Share is a 50-lumens 854x480 (probably DLP) pico projector that can project images up to 70". It incldes an integrated battery and a kickstand.


Best selling pico-projector update (June 2016)

Here's our monthly best-selling pico-projectors list for the beginning of June 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. Mileagea Pico DLP Projector($269)
  2. Aaxa P1 ($119)
  3. RIF6 CUBE DLP Pico ($248)
  4. Amaz-Play Mobile Pico Projector ($269)
  5. Aaxa P300 ($369)
  6. Asus S1 LED ($322)
  7. Sony MPCL1 ($333)
  8. Magnasonic LED Pocket Pico Video Projector($169)
  9. Celluon PicoPro ($349)
  10. Proxelle pico projector ($289)

RRAM-Info, a new Metalgrass knowledge hub

We are happy to announce a new Metalgrass knowledge hub, RRAM-Info.com, that focuses on RRAM, or Resistive RAM technology. RRAM is a promising next-generation storage-memory candidate, based on memristors - materials that change their resistance.

RRAM-Info will bring you daily news, commentary and updates about RRAM memory technologies. You can subscribe to our weekly RRAM newsletter here.

The Fraunhofer Institute developed and commercialized a lens-array based pico projector technology

Researchers from the Fraunhofer IOF institute developed an projection array that uses an LED pico projector that overlays many channels on one another, using a lens array on top of the LED projector. This enables simple images to be shown on any curved or slated surface.

This achievement was sponsored by BMW, that use it in the 2015 Series 7 BMW cars to create a light "carpet" four meters in length along the side of the car. The projector is embedded below the door, which is an advantage over other solutions that has to embed it in the door itself.

Best selling pico-projector update (May 2016)

Here's our monthly best-selling pico-projectors list for the beginning of May 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 ($279)
  2. Sony MPCL1 ($344)
  3. Brookstoe pocket projector micro ($149)
  4. Aaxa P1 ($114)
  5. Aaxa P300 ($369)
  6. Celluon PicoPro ($349)
  7. ZTE SPRO2 ($399.99)
  8. Amaz-Play Mobile Pico Projector ($269)
  9. iCODIS CB-300 ($489)
  10. Magnasonic LED Pocket Pico Video Projector ($169)

Microvision reports its financial results for Q1 2016

Microvision new logoMicrovision announced its financial results for Q1 2016, and the company says this quarter marks a significant year-over-year and sequential revenue growth, as the company recorded its highest quarterly product and royalty revenue to date.

Microvision reported $3.7 million in revenues (up 311% from Q1 2015 and 100% from Q4 2015). Operating loss was $3.6 million (down from $4 million in Q1 2015), and net loss was also $3.6 million.

Best selling pico-projector update (April 2016)

Here's our monthly best-selling pico-projectors list for the beginning of April 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. Aaxa P1 ($114)
  2. RIF6 CUBE DLP Pico ($279)
  3. Sony MPCL1 ($349)
  4. Aaxa P300 ($369)
  5. Celluon PicoPro ($349)
  6. Aaxa P4X ($249)
  7. iDeaUSA Pico Projector ($299)
  8. Asus S1 LED ($304)
  9. iCODIS CB-300 ($489)
  10. Ivation 100 HDMI projector ($279)
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