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Proxima Introduces At NAB Two New Conference Room Projectors With V-Scan Digital Technology and HDTV-Ready Compatibility

From Conference Rooms and Classrooms to Boardrooms and Auditoriums, Proxima's New DP9240 and DP9260 are Great Presentation Solutions

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 10, 2000-- Proxima(R) Corp., the global leader in multimedia presentation and conferencing solutions, announced today the addition of two new conference room projectors to its line of systems solutions products, the Proxima DP9240 and Proxima DP9260.

Both projectors are ideally suited for conference room use, feature HDTV-ready compatibility, and come equipped with Proxima's new V-Scan(TM) Digital Video Technology which provides the sharpest video image available from an LCD projector. These new Proxima products also offer digital keystone correction for a square image and optional short- and long-throw lenses for tabletop use or installation in any conference room.

"Proxima's new DP9240 and DP9260 are the quintessential conference room projection solutions," said Stuart Schaffer, Proxima vice president of marketing. "Packed with performance features such as digital keystone correction, HDTV-ready compatibility, and optional lens kits for installation flexibility, these products are the perfect beginning to a connected conference room. The DP9240 and DP9260 are key projectors in Proxima's total conference room solutions product line-up."

Meeting Market Needs

Whether installed in a conference room or moved from training room to boardroom, Proxima's DP9240 is a workhorse that combines flexibility and cost-effective operation with 1600 ANSI lumens. For use in rooms with up to 75 people, this new Proxima projector provides quality presentations and video images in small- to medium-size conference rooms and classrooms.

With 2200 lumens of brightness, Proxima's DP9260 is the performance leader where brightness is a key factor. Designed to project a quality image in even the brightest lighting conditions such as conference rooms, small auditoriums, large training rooms, and board rooms, the DP9260 projector offers quality video images and presentations for larger audiences and work groups of up to 150 people.

The new Proxima DP9240 and DP9260 offer a full range of performance features:

-- Flexibility in use - ideal LCD projectors for a variety of conference room installations, or as a shared resource that is moved from room to room

-- HDTV-ready for compatibility with current and future video standards

-- Proxima's V-Scan video processing, which allows the image to remain digital all the way through the projector for unbelievable video quality

-- Digital keystone correction that allows a square image display regardless of where the projector is placed

-- Optional short- and long-throw zoom lenses for maximum flexibility in projector installations

-- XGA (1024 x 768) resolution with Fit-To-View(TM) display of VGA (640 x 480) through SXGA (1280 x 1024) from PCs and Macs

-- Remote control with built-in laser pointer and mouse for control from anywhere in the room

-- Optional single wire connectivity solution for an uncluttered, clean look for projector installation and configuration in conference rooms and classrooms.

The Proxima DP9240 and DP9260 come with the security of a two-year warranty as part of Proxima's Customer Care Program, which offers a variety of additional benefits including free technical support and detailed lessons in presentation techniques. These new Proxima projectors also feature a 90-day limited lamp warranty.

Price and Availability

The DP9240 and DP9260 are scheduled for general availability in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia in May 2000 through Proxima's worldwide network of VARs and resellers. The MSRP for the DP9240 is US$8,999; the DP9260 MSRP is US$11,999.

About Proxima

Proxima(R) offers a wide range of multimedia projectors, audio and video conferencing equipment and presentation tools to increase the efficiency and productivity of its customers. For information, stop by NAB Booth No. M8742 in the Sands Convention Center, visit www.proxima.com or call 800/447-7692. Proxima is a wholly owned subsidiary of Proxima ASA, headquartered in Norway.

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CONTACT: Proxima Corp.
Judy Piercey, 858/638-2854
jpiercey@proxima.com
or
Matthews Mark
John Cihomsky, 619/238-8500
johnc@matthewsmark.com