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NEC and MARGI Systems Give Business Users the Ultimate in Portability With Lightweight Mobile Presentation Solution

Press Release  |  Jun 23, 2003

NEC Offers Free MARGI Presenter-to-Go(TM) SD ($199 Value) with Purchase Of 3.3-lb. LT75z and LT150z Mobile Projectors for Easy Laptop-Free Presentations Using a Handheld

ITASCA, Ill., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- NEC Solutions (America), Inc. today announced that it will offer a free MARGI Presenter-to-Go to all customers purchasing a LT75z or LT150z mobile projector between July 1 and September 30, 2003. Presenter-to-Go, a $199 value, is a solution that gives Palm users the ability to conduct professional-quality presentations directly from their handheld device to the projector, enabling them to leave the laptop at home.

"NEC is pleased to collaborate with MARGI on this promotion to provide a projector solution to the technology-savvy business market," said Ron Gillies, senior vice president for the Visual Systems Division of NEC Solutions. "By eliminating the need for a laptop, the projector-handheld combination allows the traveling professional to conduct business more effectively." With a slim design and a weight of only 3.3 lbs., NEC's LT75z and LT150z offer mobile presenters the perfect blend of performance and portability. Combined with the free MARGI Presenter-to-Go SD, the purchase of a LT75z or LT150z also gives Palm users a complete presentation solution that can easily fit into a briefcase for even greater convenience.

"This promotion is an exciting opportunity for today's professionals in the corporate business environment, education market and other industries to benefit from a truly mobile presentation solution with the combination of NEC's projector and MARGI's Presenter-to-Go," said Phil Underwood, vice president of sales and marketing for MARGI Systems. "Our combined efforts with NEC will enable users to maximize the presentation capabilities of their handhelds to deliver powerful, professional presentations on the go."

The SVGA resolution LT75z and XGA resolution LT150z both offer one-touch setup and operation and accurate image displays from virtually any laptop. They also provide 1000 ANSI lumens of brightness, a 700:1 contrast ratio and NEC's exclusive VORTEX Technology(TM) for bold, colorful images with superior clarity and detail.

MARGI's Presenter-to-Go SD solution enables handheld users to deliver presentations created in PowerPoint and all printable PC applications. Presenter-to-Go eliminates computer boot-up time, improves mobility, and provides a convenient infrared remote which allows users to move around easily while presenting. It also enables full-color, XGA resolution output and comes complete with an AC adapter, projector connection cable and handy carrying case.

LT75z and LT150z customers can fill out the claim form available on the NEC Visual Systems Division website at and fax or mail it to NEC to receive the Presenter-go-Go. Complete promotion details are available online.

Complete Service and Support Program
NEC's LT75z and LT150z are backed by a three-year limited parts and labor warranty along with two years of coverage by the company's industry-leading InstaCare program providing three business day repair and return or next business day replacement. According to Pacific Media Associates' 2002 Large- Screen Displays Reseller Survey, NEC ranked highest among all display manufacturers for product quality/reliability and warranty repair/return programs. In the survey, resellers rated product quality/reliability as the most important single attribute of a large-screen display manufacturer.

Pricing and Availability
The LT75z and LT150z are now available through NEC's nationwide network of channel partners. The LT75z's estimated street price (ESP) is $1,895 ($2,750 Canadian), while the ESP of the LT150z is $2,750 ($3,620 Canadian). For more information about NEC's projector lines, please call 1-800-NEC-INFO or visit .

NEC Solutions America, Visual Systems Division
NEC Solutions America, Visual Systems Division markets, sells and supports unlimited visual display solutions that enable users to live up to the power of their ideas. Technologies include DLP- and LCD-based mobile, installed and large venue projection systems, as well as PlasmaSync(R) plasma displays designed specifically for the unique needs of the public display and multimedia presentation environments. The Visual Systems Division is a business group of NEC Solutions America, Inc. To learn more about NEC Solutions, go to

MARGI Systems
MARGI Systems is the leading provider of multimedia products for mobile systems. Building on the company's expertise in software and graphics compression, MARGI Systems is the foremost supplier of cost-effective, timesaving solutions within the portable presentation market. MARGI Systems' Presenter-to-Go product line provides the only complete hardware and software presentation solution for corporate executives, educators, marketing and sales professionals. Presenter-to-Go allows presentations created in PowerPoint or any printable PC application, to be transferred directly to a handheld device for display on a digital projector or VGA monitor. MARGI Systems is headquartered in Fremont, California. For more information, visit the MARGI Systems Web site at .

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