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Impromptu Presentations are Possible with the PICO Pocket Projector

Accessing the files for a presentation isn’t hard in the age of flash drives, email, and the cloud, but the actual projection of a presentation is a little difficult without an actual projector. Luckily, there’s a handy PICO pocket projector available from Optoma, industry leaders of pint-sized projection technology. Roughly the size of last year’s Android phones, the PK201 WVGA PICO projector from Optoma can literally fit into your pocket yet provide you with a way to project any and all files onto a wall for a small audience to easily see. The $299.99 price tag is a lot for seemingly a little, but the versatility of the PICO pocket projector makes it apply to more situations than just presentation

Anyone thinking that this pocket-sized projector only blasts an equally small sized image onto a chosen white wall or screen is underestimating it’s power. While 70 diagonal inches of wide screen might not be ideal for a packed lecture hall, a boardroom or other medium-to-small space with a packed house is certain to be accommodated. According to Optoma, the PICO pocket projector’s LED light source will last 20,000 hours at this high level of projection and still providing picture perfect color. HDMI, USB, standard A/V and universal VGA cable hookups allow for virtually any form of importing, whether from flash drive or laptop or otherwise, as well as assured audio through virtually any speaker system.

But let’s be real: there’s a lot more that the pocket-sized projector can be used for besides meetings and presentations. Movies saved onto an otherwise non-ideal-for-mass-viewing laptop can be ballooned up to appease a living room audience. The big game can be viewed in an optimum big screen format through HDMI when otherwise you’d be squinting your eyes during every play. Even video games can be projected through the PICO pocket projector.

If you’re in the market for a projector but aren’t expecting to pitch to a crowded auditorium anytime soon, the PK201 WVGA PICO Projector from Optoma is a good pick considering the possibilities it provides and the access it promises.  It isn’t cheap, but the portability of both presentation and projection is to some people sure to sound like a priceless advantage.

SHOWWX laser Pico Projector: Small Size, Big Big Image

While the actual Princess Leia’s famous “Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi; you’re my only hope.” holographic projection is still light years away from coming to fruition in some far galaxy, Earth’s own projection technology is constantly catching up. And another interesting development is the microvision SHOWWX laser pico projector – the world’s first pocket laser projector of its kind. The SHOWWX is small enough to fit right into your pouch or pocket, measuring mere 2.36” in width, 4.64” in length and half an inch in depth. Despite its small form factor, it can project a 10-Lumens bright 848 x 480 resolution image with 16:9 Widescreen aspect ratio. The image projected has 60Hz nominal refresh rate, less than 200% NTSC color gamut and 5,000:1 contrast ratio. The projection distance and the image’s diagonal size are directly proportional; a minimum projection distance of 6” produces a 6” image and it can be further increased up to 100” display or more by simple adjusting the projector’s distance. Here are the other quick features of the SHOWWX laser pico projector:

• Always in focus: eliminates the need to adjust focus – ever!
• Razor-sharp and very clear images on any virtually surface
• Rich and brilliant laser colors enlarge your photos, videos and presentations
• Plug-n-play compatibility for quick and easy operation
• Long lasting battery that operate 90-120 minutes on a single charge
• Connects to most iPod devices with a single cable
• Composite adapter to other TV-out devices thru a dedicated adapter cable
• 3.5mm stereo jack

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MiLi Pro – The iPhone, iPod Video Projector

Now, you can carry your own personal movie theatre with you, anywhere you go, and watch all your movies, video clips, podcasts and more with ease because PhoneSuit is releasing the MiLi Pro – a breakthrough in iPhone and iPod accessory technology. It’s an iPhone/iPod compatible, rechargeable, an LCOS, LED driven micro video projector that fits in the palm of your hand.

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The MiLi Pro uses the latest in technology. It has a built-in speaker for high-quality audio output in which you can control the volume levels through the integrated touch panel. It has the ability to display 640 x 480 high resolution images on most any viewing surface. Use the focus wheel to fine tune your image quality. Scale your iPhone’s video up to a 40-inch screen for eye-strain free, relaxed viewing.

Port-wise, the MiLi Pro offers a variety of AV inputs, allowing you to use the projector with most input sources. iPhone and iPod compatible players can feed AV directly through their standard dock connectors. Two additional cables for input sources are also included – a VGA input cable and an RCA input cable. The VGA cable lets you connect the MiLi Pro directly to your laptop or PC’s VGA port while the RCA cable allows you to connect most standard AV equipment sources like DVD players, VCR’s, etc. And with the input source button, you can switch between the various inputs.

For its power source, the MiLi Pro utilizes high-quality lithium-polymer battery technology. The battery pack is detachable and swappable. And because PhoneSuit wants to assure you that you won’t lose power in the middle of your favorite movie, they have included one extra battery.

Pricing has not been announced, but it is expected to be available in September.

Here, you can also find other iPhone projectors.

Pocket Cinema V10: World’s Smallest Projector

Who would have thought that a device just 1cm longer than an iPhone can project a range of multimedia up to 50-inch in size from 1.8m away? Actually, the Aiptek Pocket Cinema V10 can do that.

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Well, it seems that portable media players are a thing of the past. What good is watching your favorite movie or TV show on a 2-inch screen? Just slip this Pocket Cinema into your pocket and you’ll be able to project the pictures and movies trapped inside your iPod, digital camera, PSP, memory card, mobile phone and more on to walls, screens and naked backsides. This pocket-friendly device, no more than 12.5cm (4.9-inch) in length, also got a built-in stereo speaker.

Just imagine, traveling with a Pocket Cinema means you can enjoy big screen action wherever you go without having to lug around a ludicrously clunky projector. Powered by a rechargeable lithium battery, the Pocket Cinema uses a high-powered LED to fling images on any surface. And with support for up to 32GB SDHC cards, you’ll be able to carry hours and hours of video with you. The MicroProjector can also play directly from its 1GB internal memory or built-in card reader. This device is great for business presentations, parties and movie nights on the move.

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Projector in your pocket

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If you are thinking to use a projector which you can carry in your pocket, then you wish have become true. The 3m has accutally launched its product called MPro 110 mini projector.  This product is commonly known as the pocket projector.

This MPro 110 mini projector when used in dark room can give you a big enough image with decent  bright, extraordinary novel, but not excactly world class brightness. This product looks almost like a mobile phone and cost $359. It has got no speakers with it, so you need external speakers if you planning to watch movies.

The technology that has been used to make this projector is an LCoS (Liquid Crystal on Silicon) screen with the light being provided by LED. The best feature of this product is that you can carry  it anywhere you want because it is as small as a mobile.