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Brookstone Introduces the HDMI Pocket Projector

The latest ultra portable micro-projector provides portability with performance through Texas Instruments DLP Technology

MERRIMACK, N.H., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookstone, the multichannel specialty retailer and product development company, today introduced the Brookstone HDMI Pocket Projector, a rechargeable, portable device that projects movies, presentations and games with a crisp image up to 60" on any flat surface. The new HDMI Pocket Projector uses an 85 lumen LED light source and advanced DLP technology to deliver a bright, clear 1080p HD image.

Portability with performance

The Brookstone HDMI Pocket Projector is powered by Texas Instrument's DLP and utilizes the same technology found in the world's largest projectors, except it is now optimized to fit the smallest form factor. Combining a bright LED light source, fully integrated speakers, and onboard battery power, Apple®, Android™, and Windows® smartphones or tablets are immediately transformed into a crisp, high-definition viewing experience. Get the most out of all HDMI-supported devices by easily connecting a computer, video player, game console, digital camera and more.

With more than two hours of battery life and built in audio, movies and games are truly portable. The Brookstone HDMI Pocket Projector provides the same brightness and detail when running on the battery as when it is plugged in.

High-definition everywhere

Because the Brookstone HDMI Pocket Projector doesn't sacrifice performance with its portability, it can provide a crisp, high-definition viewing experience in a variety of situations:

Business: The Brookstone HDMI Pocket Projector is ideal for the traveling salesperson who needs to present a presentation on any surface with a moment's notice.

Home: With the Brookstone HDMI Pocket Projector, family movie night can happen on the large wall in the living room or on the side of the tent during a camping trip.

Dorm: Students can create the ultimate gaming center in their dorm room and play Xbox® or PS®games with the Brookstone HDMI Pocket Projector. "Brookstone is committed to working with technology leaders to design and bring to market innovative solutions to enhance our everyday living," said Steve Schwartz, Vice President of Merchandising & Product Development for Brookstone. "The new HDMI Pocket Projector builds on Brookstone's line of exceptional quality, high-tech solutions for business and entertainment."

"We are tremendously enthusiastic about once again partnering with Brookstone by bringing the HDMI Pocket Projector to market," said Frank Moizio, Manager of the DLP Pico Business at Texas Instruments. "Because of its incredibly small size and tremendous image quality, you can buy this for work and take home for play. This device creates the movie theater experience from your smartphone or tablet."

Brookstone HDMI Pocket Projector features:

Super bright, 85 lumen LED lamp with 20,000 hours of life 854x 480 (WVGA), 1080p HD projected image with a 16:9 Aspect ratio Two 1-watt speakers and 3.5 mm Aux audio output Two hour rechargeable 3500mAh battery 5V USB charging output for smart phones Product includes a three foot HDMI cable, a Micro HDMI adapter and a Mini HDMI adapter. (Apple devices require an Apple Digital AV adapter that is sold separately).

The HDMI Pocket Projector will be available at Brookstone stores and online July 1, 2012 for $299.99. Pre-orders can be placed now at http://www.brookstone.com/hdmi-pocket-projector. The micro projector includes a three foot HDMI cable, a Micro HDMI adapter and a Mini HDMI adapter. Apple devices require an Apple Digital AV adapter (sold separately).

About Brookstone

Brookstone is a multichannel lifestyle specialty retailer and product development company. Brookstone operates 300 stores nationwide and in Puerto Rico. Typically located in high-traffic regional shopping malls and airports, the stores feature unique and innovative consumer products. Brookstone also operates an e-commerce business that includes the Brookstone catalog and Brookstone.com. Fans of Brookstone are encouraged to Like Brookstone on Facebook, follow on Twitter or pin on Pinterest.

About Texas Instruments DLP Products

Since 1996, Texas Instruments' award-winning DLP technology has powered the world's top display devices to deliver higher resolution images rich with color, contrast, clarity and brightness for a wide range of applications, including intelligent display technology. With DLP's intelligent display capability, users can interact with content in a diverse range of applications, such as automotive, medical and interactive projection. DLP's technology spans movie theaters (DLP Cinema®) and large-scale, professional venues; in conference rooms, classrooms, and home theaters; and with DLP Pico™-enabled mobile devices, the ability to display images from the palm of your hand. Every DLP chip features an array of up to 8 million microscopic mirrors that switch at ultra-high speeds. With this speed advantage, DLP enables applications unheard of by competing display technologies. To learn more about DLP technology, please visit www.DLP.com, or follow DLP on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/TI_DLP.

SOURCE Brookstone