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