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Sharp announced a new small smartphone robot that has articulated animated arms and legs and a built-in pico projector. Sharp's RoboHon uses Microvision's PicoP LBS laser pico projector - and so Sharp is the Fortune-500 company Microvision has been collaborating with since 2014.
The RoboHon is a tiny robot - but it's quire large (19.5cm tall) and heavy (390 grams) for a smartphone. Besidse the projector, it features facial recognition and voice recognition, a small 2" 320x240 display and LTE. The RoboHon can walk, sit down, dance and more.
Here's our monthly best-selling pico-projectors list for the beginning of October 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.
Lenovo's Yoga Tab 3 Pro is an Android that has a built-in pico projector. Other features include a rotating hing, a huge 10,200 mAh battery, a 10-inch Quad-HD (2560 x 1600) display, a quad-core Atom CPU, 2GB of RAM and a 13mp camera.
The Wi-Fi model will cost $499 while the 3G (LTE) one will cost $599.
Aiptek's V150D is a DLP (WVGA, 854x480) 100-lumens pico projector that features a built-in media player that supports office documents. Other features include Wi-Fi, USB, HDMI, A/V, MHL and VGA inputs and an SD card slot.
Philips has been using LEDs to give an ambiance light to TVs for a while now, and the company is now set to release a TV that uses pico-projector to extend the image onto the wall behind the TV in a more exciting way.
The upcoming AmbiLux TV is a 65" 4K LED panel that uses 9 (!) pico projectors to give that ambient illumination effect. Philips says that this gives a more immersive experience. We do not have any technical information about those projectors, but Philips will start shipping the TVs in October.
Here's our monthly best-selling pico-projectors list for the beginning of September 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.
Philips' PPX-3614 is a high-brightness (140 lumens) DLP based pico-projector with a built-in media player (SD card and mini-USB port), HDMI, Wi-Fi, a touch-pad and more.