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Casio To Release 4K Ultra HD, 5,000-Lumen Projector

Responding to Growing Business Applications for 4K Projectors with a New Model that Projects Beautiful Images with High-Resolution Quality to Capture Every Detail

DOVER, N.J., Feb. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc., announced today that it will release the XJ-L8300HN lamp-free projector in June of this year. Featuring native 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) resolution (3840 × 2160 pixels) and brightness of 5,000 lumens, the new projector delivers crystal clear projection even on the big screens commonly used in large conference rooms and halls. With this new product, Casio enters the market for high-resolution, high-brightness business projectors—a market which is expected to grow rapidly by 2020.

In recent years, 4K technology has become increasingly popular for many kinds of digital devices, particularly personal computers. Along with this improvement in video image quality, the market share of high-resolution models for business use, including those with 1080p and 4K specifications, is forecast to grow from the current level of under 10 percent to about 30 percent by 2020.(*1)

Equipped with a 4K DLP® chip, the XJ-L8300HN projects images of approximately 8.3 million pixels, reproducing the color and beauty of images at a markedly higher level than conventional projectors. As such, it is expected to expand business applications of projectors where the audience needs to be shown highly precise and accurate details of the images, including charts, engineering plans and design drawings. With its high brightness of 5,000 lumens, the XJ-L8300HN is great for brightly lit classrooms and the big screens found in spacious venues such as large conference rooms and auditoriums.

The new projector delivers convenience and outstanding operating performance that users will appreciate. Built with long lasting lamp-free technology, the XJ-L8300HN delivers an estimated 20,000 hours of projection while avoiding the use of mercury, which eliminates concerns for the proper disposal of used lamps and mercury pollution. The XJ-L8300HN is also equipped with a lens shift function to correct for projector positioning and a super resolution feature that enhances the signal of low-resolution movies and images to produce an effect of higher resolution.

As a leading manufacturer of solid state illumination light source projectors with a global market share of 63 percent,(*2) Casio intends to keep developing high-resolution, high-brightness projectors, further developing its broad lineup of lamp-free projectors.

For additional information on Casio's full portfolio of LampFree projectors, visit www.CasioLampFree.com.

*1 According to market research by Futuresource Consulting Ltd., on high-resolution business projectors with specifications of at least 1080p.

*2 According to a market survey by Futuresource Consulting Ltd., based on the global sales volume of solid state illumination light source projectors with at least 2,500 lumens from April 2015 to March 2016.

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About Casio LampFree® Projectors
Casio's portfolio of LampFree® projectors combines a laser, a fluorescent element and an LED light to deliver a mercury-free hybrid light source that lasts up to 20,000 hours while sustaining a high brightness and keeping maintenance costs to a minimum. Casio has four series of LampFree® projectors that are available for home, business, education and commercial applications - Slim, Core, Advanced and Ultra Short Throw. For additional information on Casio's projector series and LampFree® technology, please visit www.CasioLampFree.com.

About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions. Established in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to fulfill its corporate creed of "creativity and contribution" through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit www.casiousa.com.

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