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Lamp-Free Projection Solutions Powered By Texas Instruments DLP® Technology Expand The Gamut Of Possibility

Press Release  |  Jun 14, 2011

From full-size auditoriums to inside your pocket, DLP technology drives the broadest range of projectors for most any type of application at InfoComm 2011

ORLANDO, Fla., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the leading projection technology provider, Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) DLP® Products is honored to highlight its latest advancements for enabling high quality, lamp-free projection and more at InfoComm 2011. Whether seeking to light up large meeting spaces and classrooms, experience immersive 3D content at home, draw in audiences with Full HD digital signage, or carry a truly pocketable, impromptu projector, AV resellers, integrators, and consumers can have confidence in DLP's unique capabilities, usability, and proven reliability. DLP showed the world's first high-brightness, lamp-free projector, and has fostered the proliferation of solid-state illumination across traditional front projectors as well as Pico projectors. The latest of DLP's innovations, including lamp-free, for a variety of markets and installations, can all be experienced firsthand at DLP's booth during InfoComm (#3243), via models from the industry's top and emerging brands.

"Today's AV integrators and users must consider more factors than ever before when it comes to researching and selecting a projector that best fits their specific needs," said Roger Carver, manager of Front Projection, DLP Products. "Projectors with DLP technology have always offered exceptional quality and reliability. Pairing the DLP chip and its inherent filter-free design with lamp-free illumination has practically guaranteed a reduced total cost of ownership that is simply unmatched. And with other available features like Full HD 3D, dual pen interactivity, portability and ultra short throw, investing in any DLP-based projector today makes even more sense for a bright, clear future."

LED-ing The Way
Regardless of where a projector is being used – from a large meeting space to the wall of an elevator – maintenance simplicity is one feature that most anyone can agree to as being important. DLP Products has worked closely with partners and manufacturers over the years to develop projectors that are illuminated by long-lasting LED and LED/laser hybrid systems, and can return tens of thousands of hours of viewing without any necessary maintenance, nor image degradation. The highly reflective nature and ultra-fast switching speed of DLP chips augment the increased brightness and color reproduction levels from the very latest of these lamp-free systems. Such systems can be found in more than 80 different DLP-powered projectors – including those in Casio's latest XJ lineup – covering a full spectrum of feature sets.*

"Casio's new family of DLP projectors represents the most versatile, lamp-free and eco-friendly data projectors to date," said Frank Romeo, vice president of Casio's Business Projector Division. "Our new projectors include a comprehensive set of features that will deliver tailored solutions aimed to increase efficiency and streamline costs for the education, business, pro AV and digital signage sectors."

Beyond use in more traditional DLP projectors geared toward boardrooms, classrooms, home theaters, digital signage installs, and elsewhere, lamp-free illumination continues to be the light source of choice for mobile projectors featuring DLP® Pico™ technology. Today, more than 30 products, including iPhone/iPod/iPad and other mobile device docks, camcorders, cameras, cell phones, and more, from over 25 brands, utilize a DLP Pico chipset that is matched by the long-term stability of LED illumination.

Project In HD...From The Palm Of Your Hand
The latest iteration of DLP's versatile and award-winning Pico technology is the Pico HD chip that was first shown in January at the International Consumer Electronics Show. Able to showcase stunning HD (WXGA) quality video and images onto most any surface, with more brightness and greater energy efficiency than ever before, the chipset is featured in more than 10 new products from brands like Acer, Asus, BenQ, Dell, LG, Optoma, ViewSonic, Vivitek, and others. Regardless of the form factor, from an ultra-compact notebook companion to a portable multimedia hub, the Pico HD chip opens up new opportunities and experiences for installers and consumers with the promise of instant HD viewing on screens greater than 100 inches in size – all from projectors that can be transported and placed with ease.

Where To Find DLP
To see DLP technology at work via the latest solid-state and lamp-based projectors from leading brands, please stop by InfoComm booth #3243 through this Friday, June 17th. For the latest news, images, and other digital content from DLP Products during the show, please visit the online press kit at You can also follow DLP on Twitter at @TI_DLP, and view videos on DLP's YouTube page,

For more information on DLP products overall, please visit

About Texas Instruments DLP Products
Since 1996, Texas Instruments' award-winning DLP display technology has powered the world's top projectors and displays, delivering pictures rich with color, contrast, clarity and brightness to screens of all sizes. 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 project images from the palm of your hand. Every DLP chip features an array of up to 2.2 million microscopic mirrors that switch at ultra high speeds – an innovative advantage that remains cutting edge and ideal for current and future applications alike. The results are high-resolution, highly reliable, razor-sharp images, that even work with fast motion video. To learn more about DLP technology, please visit, or follow DLP on Twitter at

About Texas Instruments
Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN) helps customers solve problems and develop new electronics that make the world smarter, healthier, safer, greener and more fun. A global semiconductor company, TI innovates through design, sales and manufacturing operations in more than 30 countries. For more information, go to

*Based upon results from a June 6, 2011 search conducted at with the selection of "DLP (any)" in the technology pulldown option, and "LED Lamp" from the checkbox options list

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