ViewSonic launches Channel Scheme for Projectors

ViewSonic launches Channel Scheme for Projectors

ViewSonic has announced one more attractive scheme for its partners on projectors to celebrate the festive season. Starting from 1st October, 2012, the scheme is valid till 31st December, 2012.

ViewSonic Finch Club members can avail this offer by gathering points on their sales of Projectors. The partners can gather 1 point on sale of SVGA Models and 2 points on non-SVGA models, respectively. The offer is valid for 3 months (1st October – 31st December, 2012). With the maximum number of sales during this season, the potential partners can win up to Rs.27,000, minimum incentive starting at 15 points…See More

Epson’s new Initiative for partners

Epson's new Initiative for partners

Epson has recently initiated nSolutions Programme 2012 in New Delhi.  The programme targets System Integrators and Office Automation Partners. The company is aiming to cover 16 key cities with this programme and hoping to reach out to nearly 1500 current and potential partners through the 2012 nSolution event across India.

S M Ram Prasad, Deputy General Manager, Consumer Products, Epson India said…more

Ultraportable LED Projectors unveiled

Ultraportable LED Projectors unveiled

ViewSonic Corp. has launched the ultraportable and energy-efficient LED projectors. Featuring diminutive form factors and 30,000-hour, long-life LED lamps, the PLED-W500 and PLED-W200 usher in a new category of ViewSonic projectors. They support 3D technology with 120Hz frame rates for exciting 3D visuals, and can project 33-40″ screens from a 1 m distance. They also feature versatile USB connectivity, while the built-in Microsoft Office/PDF viewer and SD/SDHC card reader can display documents and play multimedia files without needing a PC.

Kuldeep Ramaiya, Country Manager, India, said, “The ultraportable LED projector transforms the projector from a cumbersome gadget to an incredibly lightweight, compact device that can be carried anywhere to meet all your projection needs. With their high-brightness, long-life lamps, the ultraportable LED projectors are superior to others in the same class.”

ViewSonic’s ultraportable LED projectors are thin, compact and lightweight for easy mobility. Innovative new look & energy-efficient LED lamps with 20,000 hours ( PLED-W500) 30,000-hour lifespan (PLED-W200) makes PLED series the best choice for the professional usage. 0-second power-on and power-off makes presentation immediately, and no need to wait for the projector to cool down. The PLED-W500 and PLED-W200 provide 500 and 250 lumens of brightness, respectively – superior to others in the pocket projector category. Developed with Texas Instruments’ high-performance DPP6401 image processing chip, the projectors support 3D graphics with 120Hz frame rates for exciting 3D gaming and movies using active shutter glasses. With the built-in 32 GB SD/SDHC card reader and Microsoft Office/PDF viewer, the projectors can play Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF and other multimedia files directly.

Epson expands its Projector Lineup

Epson expands its Projector Lineup

Epson has launched two new series of projectors that include EB-Z8000 series and EB-Z10000 series.

These projectors feature high brightness of up to 10,000 lumens, resolution of 1,920 x 1,200 pixels and high contrast ratio of 5,000:1 along with Epson Cinema Filter, a Faroudja DCDi video processing chip, Super-resolution technology and Frame Interpolation.

“This new line of ultra-bright models helps us provide even more options for customers with large or bright venue projection needs in addition to delivering the extreme image quality and product reliability Epson is renowned for,” said Samba Moorthy, Director – Sales & Marketing, Epson India.

World’s First 4K Home Theatre Projector launched

World's First 4K Home Theatre Projector launched

Going beyond HD, Sony has offered theatre quality 4K for home with the world’s first true 4K home theatre projector. The 3D-capable digital projector can display 4K images that provide home entertainment enthusiasts with a more immersive, engaging visual experience with over four times the resolution of Full HD.

Sony’s flagship VPL-VW1000ES employs new SXRD 4K panel, producing device contrast and 2,000 ANSI-lumens of brightness. When combined with Sony’s Iris 3technology, the projector can achieve 1,000,000:1 dynamic contrast. Featuring such resolutions, it can produce screen sizes of up to 200-inches (diagonally). Furthermore, The VPL-VW1000ES offers a variety of installation options, including dual triggers, a 2.1 motorized zoom, expanded throw distances, anRS232 interface, control over IP and compatibility with virtually every home automation integrator.

“Sony continues to push the boundaries of high resolution entertainment; from the lens to the living room. Our new VPL-VW1000ES 4K home theatre projector has been created to not just meet, but exceed the needs of the most discerning and demanding home entertainment enthusiasts. It will allow them to become totally immersed in the viewing experience with the action unfolding before their eyes in a new level of realism, with colours and details unlike anything seen before in home entertainment,” said Munetaka Sataru, Deputy General Manager, Professional Solution Division, Sony India.

SAP rolls out Project Avsar

SAP rolls out Project Avsar

SAP has launched Project Avsar – an initiative targeted at developing vocational SAP skills and placement assistance for the underprivileged youth.  Project Avsar is a SAP vocational training program that will combine a class room and practical / fieldwork based approach to introduce the selected candidates to the business functions of a company and eventually provide them the necessary IT skill-sets to manage business processes using SAP software.


Project Avsar is based on the premise that a short term, practical, skill-oriented vocational training program will provide a strong career foundation and open up several employment  opportunities for the underprivileged youth to succeed in the digital era. It provides a basic course to introduce Enterprise Resource Planning – training on SAP Business One solution, covering relevant business processes, workflow navigation, data-entry and usage of management reports.


The courses will be conducted along with SAP partner Clockwork and NGO Partner HOPE foundation, who will provide practical experience in the form of role-plays and an onsite visits to a SAP customers using SAP Business One solution.

projectiondesign upgrades entire Projector range

Norway’s projectiondesign has upgraded their entire range of single-chip DLP projectors including the F12, F22 and F32 series.

Anders Lokke, Marketing Director said, “It’s hard to improve on perfection, however we’ve done it with our newly revamped projectors. These boast increased brightness and colour performance across the range for even greater accuracy, exceptional colour reproduction processing and unrivalled performance. The upgrade ensures our customer base will be able to extend the lifetime of their product investment even further.”

Moreover, all projectors feature single-chip DLP technology from Texas Instruments and projector assets can be managed by using the proprietary ProNet asset management software. Examples of collaborative working, advanced visualization and command and control monitoring can be seen by visiting the projectiondesign stand 1M27 at Integrated Systems Europe 2012 taking place between 31January – 2 February 2012 at the AmsterdamRAI.

Sony unveils New Projectors

Sony unveils New Projectors

Sony has announced the availability of two new ultra-short throw projectors – VPL-SW535 projector (WXGA resolution) and VPL-SX535 projector (XGA resolution), with each delivering 3,000 lumens.

“The extremely short projection capability is ideal where space is a constraint. It not only allows presenters to stand in front of the screen, but the new projectors are cost-efficient in terms of energy consumption and installation,” said Tsuyoshi Nagata, GM, Presentation Display, Professional Solutions Company (PSAP), Sony Electronics Asia Pacific.

Also, in the event the projectors are left powered while not in use, they automatically detect no change of signal input and will dim the lamp as low as about 30 per cent of original brightness to significantly reduce energy consumption.  Additionally, the expected lamp and filter maintenance time for each model can reach up to 6,000 hours depending on lamp mode selected and operating environment. These new models are equipped with optical zoom and lens shift capability.

LG rolls out G CF3D- a 3D Projector

LG has introduced its Full HD 3D Cinema projector – LG CF3D in India. The CF3D is based on SXRD (LCoS) technology which is said to provide features of both LCD & DLP in the form of High Contrast for solid blacks and rendering natural colors.


Hemendu Sinha, Business Head, B2B, LGEIL said, “The CF3D is such a distinguished projector in every aspect – convenience and brightness. It is one of the best innovations of the year from LG. The company has always believed in engaging consumers with something unique in every aspect and this 3D projector is a great product as far as entertainment domain in concerned.”


LG CF3D comes with 3D polarized-light technology, built-in camera with auto calibration function. With multiple connectivity options for Blue Ray DVD Player, Games Console, Digital set-top box, PC; users have no dearth of entertainment options. On the business and R&D front; this high end 3D projector can be used for graphic design, modeling; in simulators, terrain modeling for Geographical Information systems, cinema editing and preview etc.


Priced at INR 8 lac, the LG CF3D projector is available with all leading AV SI partners in India.

NEC achieving Momentum in India

NEC achieving Momentum in India

NEC was the second leading projector brand in India in Q2, 2011, according to the latest industry report by Future Source Consulting. According to the report, NEC India achieved an overall number three position in H1 of 2011, establishing itself as one of the most preferred projector brands in India with a strong focus on the education segment in India.

According to this report, the Indian projector market grew 21% in H1, 2011 versus H1, 2010. The growth has essentially been fuelled by the growing demand from the education segment which constitutes nearly 45% of the overall projector market.

Rajiv Bhalla, Associate Vice-President & Country Head – Sales & Marketing, NEC India, said, “We are extremely bullish about our growth prospects in the projector market in India and will continue to make deeper inroads in the education vertical, whilst strengthening our product basket & services capability to increase momentum and garner greater market share. NEC is well positioned as a holistic solution provider with a wide range of product and solutions like projectors, commercial display units, digital signage solutions, Access control solutions, Telephony & Unified communication solutions,  thin clients, server and storage devices – all of which conform to highest international quality standards that Japanese organizations are renowned for.”

Abhilesh Guleria, Head, IT Platforms & Multimedia Product Group, NEC India, said, “NEC has always been committed to addressing the needs of the education, enterprise and SMB sector and we realize that there is a huge growth potential that exists for development and capability building across the nation. We continuously leverage our technology expertise and product innovation to tap the abundant growth opportunities these segments.”