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Oculon to show two pocket-size LCOS front projectors at CES 2008
Press release, November 21; Emily Chuang, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 21 November 2007]

Taiwan-based Oculon Optoelectronics will show two tiny business liquid crystal on silicon (LCOS) front projectors at CES 2008 in Las Vegas (January 7-10). The pocket projectors, each weigh in at 10 ounces, fit into a purse, coat pocket or the palm of a hand, according to the company.

Hikari Pro920, which is a basic VGA model (640×480) will be available in December 2007 at a suggested retail price of US$299. Hikari Pro1440, which has resolution of SVGA (800×600) will have a suggested retail price of US$399, according to Oculon.

Oculon claims that the Hikari Pro 920 will be the world's smallest front projector.

Oculon pocket-size front projectors specifications

Model name

Hikari Pro920

Hikari Pro1440

Method of projection

LCOS

LCOS

Resolution

640×480

800×600

Panel size

0.44-inch

0.62-inch

Aspect ratio

4:3

4:3

Light source

LED

LED

Brightness

20 ANSI

70 ANSI

Maximal projection size

15-inch

20- inch

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, November 2007

mini projector

Taiwan-based Oculon Optoelectronics rolls out tiny projector
Photo: Company

Hikari Rro920

Hikari Pro920
photo: Company

Pro 1440

Hikari Pro1440
Photo: Company

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