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VIEWSONIC LAUNCHES 3D-READY FUHZION™ LINEConsumers can enjoy stereoscopic 3D in the home with the launch of 120Hz desktop LCD monitor and DLP® portable projector
LAS VEGAS – 2009 International CES, Bellagio Ballroom 6 – January 8, 2009 – ViewSonic® Corp., a leading global provider of visual display products, today launched its groundbreaking 3D-ready line, FuHzion, which includes an industry breakthrough 120Hz desktop LCD monitor, the VX2265wm, and a 2200 lumens portable lightweight projector, the PJD6220-3D. Engineered to be adaptable and affordable, the new FuHzion line will make 3D standard in the home.
A recent study published by Quixel Research LLC, a market intelligence company focused on home theater and home entertainment, found that over half of the respondents agreed that 3D makes movies and games more enjoyable, with gamers finding the 3D experience slightly better, offering more compelling entertainment1. ViewSonic’s new FuHzion line offers precision and a realistic 3D visual experience for optimal digital entertainment.
VX2265wm, 120Hz desktop LCD monitor
In addition to the 120Hz frame rate support, the VX2265wm offers a 2ms video response time to remove virtually all motion artifacts and ghosting. Its 1680 x 1050 HD resolution allows users to further enjoy fast-action games, and built-in HDCP support provides the ability to view high-definition video content. The monitor is Windows Vista™ certified and coupled with SRS WOW™ HD sound technology, invisible stereo speakers and has a sleek black design.
“ViewSonic’s heritage in providing high-quality visual display solutions and commitment to emerging technologies was an obvious choice to showcase the NVIDIA GeForce 3D Vision stereoscopic glasses solution,” said Ujesh Desai, vice president of GPU business at NVIDIA. “Jointly, we are helping to further the growth of truly 3D home entertainment.”
The VX2265wm has an MSRP of $399 and will be available in January 2009.
PJD6220-3D, portable 3D-ready DLP projector
The PJD6220-3D supports up to the native 1024 x 768 resolution at a true 120Hz frame rate. A bright, professional-level 3D projector, the product can easily display up to 25 ft (diagonal 3D) high-definition images. Advanced DLP technology with BrilliantColorTM provides stunning, vibrant colors on screen. The PJD6220-3D also offers a 2000:1 contrast ratio and an integrated 10W audio system to complete an immersive, blur-free 3D gaming experience.
“The DLP chip is the best option to deliver superior 3D as it has the fastest response rate of any available imaging technology for producing blur-free images at an unprecedented rate,” said Doug Darrow, brand and marketing manager of Texas Instruments DLP. “We’re excited to have ViewSonic as one of the first projection manufacturers to bring the third dimension from the movie theater to the living room.”
The PJD6220-3D has an MSRP of $1,499 and will be available in February 2009.
“Our new FuHzion brand upholds ViewSonic’s twenty year standard of innovation, quality and expertise in visual display products,” said Jeff Volpe, vice president and general manager of ViewSonic North America. “ViewSonic continues to be a pioneer in the digital entertainment industry, as the first to unveil 120Hz desktop LCD technology in 2008. Our new monitor and projector allow consumers to see, feel and live the visual experience.”
ViewSonic’s new FuHzion line will be on display at Bellagio Ballroom 6 during the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, from January 8-9, 2009. For more information on ViewSonic products, please visit www.viewsonic.com.
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