BenQ’s New Interactive Laser Projectors Aimed at Education, Start at $1,299

BenQ today unveiled its first Blue Core interactive laser projector designed for the classroom market. The short-throw WXGA (1280×800) resolution LW890UST, full HD LH890UST (1920×1080) and the short-throw WXGA (1280×800) LW820ST are the first interactive K-12 laser projectors from the new Blue Core family that can be configured for either pen or touch interactivity.

Using BenQ’s dual color wheel Blue Core laser technology means their spec is for 20,000 hours of use, a 100,000:1 contrast ratio and a spec of 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness of the LW890UST and LH890UST and the 3,500 lumen LW820ST. With the LW890UST and LH890UST students can engage with lessons like never before as the projectors can be configured for either pen or touch interactivity. The LW820ST comes with an optional interactive toolkit. Using the projectors’ intuitive templates and annotation tools, students and teachers can collaborate, creating a truly immersive learning environment.

BenQ is pricing its new projectors direct to educational institutions starting at $1,299 for the LW820ST, $2,199 for the LW890UST and $2,399 for the LH890UST, with interactive pen and finger-touch upgrade modules available at $199. Here are all the specs.