Casio Introduces Bright Laser/LED Hybrid Ultra Short Throw Projector

casio-ultraShortThrowHero-0314Casio today introduced its first lamp-less ultra short throw projector, the XJ-UT310WN. With brightness up to 3,100 lumens and a throw ratio of 0.28:1, Casio says the XJ-UT310WN is the brightest ultra short throw on the market without a lamp. It enables users to project an 80″ image from 18″ away. Other features include:

  • WXGA resolution
  • Wireless connection to smart phones and computers (802.11b/g)
  • 2 GB of built-in memory
  • HDMI, RGB and video inputs
  • Audio inputs and a built-in 16-watt speaker
  • 20,000 estimated life
  • Dust-resistant design
  • Fixed lens and mirror system
  • Laser and LED hybrid light source

Casio’s free mobile application (Apple iOS and Android compatible) allows users to display and annotate presentations from a mobile device, as well as capture and save. They can also open an Internet browser and display content in real-time. There is also an image capture function using the mobile device’s camera to snap an image and send it to the projector. Casio says the primary target for this projector is the education market.

Casio says the XJ-UT310WN will be available in Q3 2014 with an MSRP of $1,999.99. More information is here.