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Lumens Debuts 1080p Visual Presenter

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Lumens Integration has introduced an HD-capable model in its lineup of desktop visual presenters designed for classroom use. The new unit, the PS660, offers 1080p output and comes in at less than $2,000.

The Lumens PS660 document camera/visual presenter offers a native resolution of 1,280 x 1,024 (SXGA) but also provides 1080p output resolution via HDMI. It also offers stand-alone video and audio recording and supports a capture area of 15" x 11".

Other features include:

  • 15x optical zoom;
  • A "five-step" pan mode for focusing on specific areas of the material being presented;
  • A built-in switcher for moving between input sources;
  • SDHC support (up to 32 GB);
  • Automatic backup;
  • Internal memory for up to 240 JPEG images;
  • USB connectivity; and
  • Integration with multiple whiteboard brands, including Smart, Promethean, Mimio, Polyvision, and Hitachi.

The new Lumens PS660 includes drivers for Mac OS X and Windows. It will sell for $1,995; a specific ship date was not available at press time. Further information can be found here.

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