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Proxima Introduces XGA Desktop Projector 6850

An "All-Around" Projector for Today's Corporate Needs

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 1999--Proxima Corp., a global leader in the multimedia projection industry, announced today the latest addition to its desktop projector product line, the DP6850.

With true XGA (1024 x 768) resolution, 1500 ANSI lumens and 13 pounds, the DP6850 is a full-featured, mid-range data and video projector designed with features like multiple inputs and picture-in-picture to provide versatility in operation and high-quality video performance.

The DP6850 is perfect for use in small- and medium-sized conference rooms, boardrooms, training centers and classrooms where a bright, clear image is important. The DP6850 will have an expected street price of under $6,000 and is the perfect "all-around" multimedia projector for today's corporate needs: collaborative workgroups, staff training, and strategic planning sessions.

"Whether placed on a table, movable cart or ceiling-mounted, the DP6850 is an 'all-around-projector' to fit most company's projection needs," said Stuart Schaffer, vice president of marketing at Proxima. "With its ultra high-brightness and feature versatility, it is rugged, lightweight and flexible enough to be used in almost any environment."

The Proxima Desktop Projector 6850 is compatible with PCs and MACs and video sources such as VCR's and DVD players. Its picture-in-picture display feature allows users the ability to add a video clip to play alongside data from video cameras, VCR's and DVD's, or document cameras.

Advanced features such as a 1.3:1 motorized zoom lens and multiple computer and video inputs accommodate multiple presenters. An infrared remote with USB mouse control and built-in laser pointer allows for quick and easy setup to control presentations from anywhere in the room. With its 1,500-hour lamp life, Fit-to-View(TM) digital scaling technology for full-screen viewing of images from VGA to SXGA, and electronic keystone correction, the DP6850 provides worry-free presentations and a perfect image anytime, anywhere.

The DP6850 will be shipping in December 1999 and can be purchased from any authorized Proxima reseller. The desktop projector product line offers a two-year warranty on parts and labor (excluding lamp). All of Proxima products receive Proxima's unsurpassed "Customer Care" program, which includes free technical support, custom personalized assistance and online tech support, no matter what part of the world the user is located or happens to be traveling to. To locate a reseller, please contact Proxima at 858/457-5500 or check out the company's Web site at http://www.proxima.com.

About Proxima

Founded in 1982, Proxima is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ask Proxima ASA of Norway (Oslo:ASK). Proxima is committed to delivering the right product, to satisfy customer needs, at the right price. Proxima develops, markets and sells world-class presentation solutions to benefit corporate enterprises, work groups, mobile professionals, trainers, and professional public speakers.

Proxima's award-winning multimedia projectors include ultraportable, desktop and fixed-installation professional projectors; audio and video conferencing equipment to enhance visual communications; and presentation tools that increase the efficiency and productivity of business meetings, distance learning, on-the-road electronic presentations, training, and interactive work group sessions.

For additional information, please contact us at 858/457-5500 or visit our Web site at www.proxima.com. Proxima also offers the most comprehensive, presentation solution e-store in the industry at www.epresenter.com and sponsors Presenter's University with tips, tools and techniques for presenters at www.presentersuniversity.com.

CONTACT:
Proxima Corp.
Scott Westover, 858/638-2859
swestover@proxima.com

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