DLP® Products and Brookstone Announce the iPhone 4/4S Miniature Pico Projector Accessory Case
New Case is the first TI DLP® Pico™ Product to turn Apple's iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S into a 50-inch Home-Theater
DALLAS, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) DLP® Products and Brookstone announced the availability of the iPhone 4/4S miniature projector accessory case which includes TI's DLP® Pico™ projector technology. As the first projector of its kind, the accessory acts as a thin sleeve that will allow iPhone 4 and 4S users to project video content from their phone or any app that allows for video output such as Netflix®, YouTube® and more on to any surface at a size of up to 50 inches. With this iPhone accessory case, DLP and Brookstone are showcasing the potential future of Pico as add-on or embedded within products, giving mobile phone users the power to show video content on-the-go, anywhere.
"With this accessory case, Texas Instruments DLP Pico technology continues to show incredible flexibility in enabling compelling applications of all shapes," said Frank J. Moizio, manager of DLP Pico Projection. "This is just the first step in giving consumers the ability to showcase video content to family and friends and create a movie theater in the palm of their hand." Building on DLP's foundation of creating the best images in the world, DLP's Pico chipsets have the same technology genetics as leading digital cinema projectors. Pico-enabled devices are already being used to watch saved and online streaming videos, play games, project business presentations and files, and do much more, all with the convenience of being truly mobile. The entire DLP Pico family of chipsets offers solutions for creating an ever-growing array of product applications, including embedded cell phones, cameras, and camcorders, mobile projectors for consumer entertainment, notebook companions for mobile warriors, toys, AV docks for iPhone, iPad, iPod devices and other compatible smartphones, and more.
"The partnership between Brookstone and Texas Instruments resulted in a remarkable accessory case that turns one's iPhone 4 and 4S player into a mobile home-theater unit," said Ron Boire, President and CEO of Brookstone. "Brookstone's mission is to find smarter, better ways for people to do the things they love, and the Pocket Projector for iPhone 4 embodies that spirit by marrying great technology with entertainment," added Boire. Product and pricing information about the Pocket Projector for iPhone 4/4S accessory case is included below:
Price: $229.99 U.S. The projector includes super-bright, 15-lumen LED illumination 640x360 native display resolution projects video content from the phone up to 50" images Built-in 2100mAh battery charges via USB connection Integrated 0.5W speaker delivers audio from video content
For more information about the Pocket Projector for iPhone 4 accessory case, consumers can visit: http://www.brookstone.com/pocket-projector-for-iphone-4 For a full list of apps supporting video out, consumers can visit: http://www.cywee.com/docs/TV-Out_Apps.pdf For more information on DLP Pico™ products, please visit www.dlp.com/pico.