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New Interactive MimioProjector Expands Possibilities for Affordable, Interactive Lesson Delivery

New Projector Can Be Upgraded to Different Levels of Interactive Sophistication and Includes MimioStudio Software for Creation of Multimedia Lessons

Cambridge, MA – Jan. 29, 2013 – No matter what a school district’s interactive delivery system requirements are, Mimio, a global leader in interactive teaching technologies, is now able to fulfill them. The newest addition to the MimioClassroom™ family of products, the MimioProjector™ interactive projector rounds out Mimio’s ability to provide devices that address the interactive display needs of every classroom.

The MimioProjector device is an affordable and easy-to-use solution that includes built-in tracking technology, a stereo amplifier, speakers, and the award-winning MimioStudio™ classroom software. Teachers can quickly and easily create multimedia lessons and then display those lessons, graphics and images on a dry-erase board or any other flat surface. An accompanying pen or stylus allows users to manipulate MimioStudio software’s projected images. Dual-pen operations allow two students to simultaneously interact with the same projected image, increasing teachers’ capacity for including collaborative learning and small-group instruction in their classrooms.

Schools or districts with budget constraints can begin with a high-quality, entry-level version of the MimioProjector device and expand its functionality over time through in-field upgrades. That means that a basic, non-interactive model can be upgraded to a single or dual-pen interactive solution, right in the classroom.

The MimioProjector device supports all common video formats, including VGA, HDMI, S-Video and Composite. Its high image resolution produces true-to-life images and color for enhanced display of charts, graphs, artwork and simulations. The stereo sound of its audio playback system boosts users’ auditory experience. The projector also allows for the display of 3-D content.

The MimioProjector interactive projector seamlessly integrates with other MimioClassroom products – including the MimioVote™ assessment, MimioView™ document camera, and MimioPad™ wireless pen tablet – through the intuitive MimioStudio software, eliminating the need for additional software training as educators expand their interactive classroom technology. The projector also integrates with Mimio content such as Mimio reading programs and other Mimio content partnerships. The MimioProjector interactive projector will begin shipping to schools on March 28, 2013.

“This is the third interactive classroom delivery system that we’ve developed in our mission to offer educators an increasingly broad and technologically sophisticated product line, while still delivering our flexible, easy-to-use software and content,” said Manny Perez, general manager, Mimio. “The MimioProjector provides best-in-class interactive projection technology and, with its integration with the rest of our MimioClassroom devices and inclusion of MimioStudio, it’s the best interactive projector solution for classrooms.”

About Mimio

Mimio is a global leader in interactive teaching technologies that offer a better way to learn and an empowering way to teach. As part of Newell Rubbermaid’s global portfolio of leading brands, Mimio designs innovative, affordable educational technologies and solutions to increase effectiveness and engagement in K-12 classrooms.

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