The Komatsu AirProjector Wireless Presentation System, distributed by Katun Corp. (800-328-2965, www.katun.com), allows an unlimited number of PCs to connect to multimedia projection equipment via a wireless LAN connection. Its universal connection makes it compatible with most projectors, plasma displays or other devices with a VGA connector. It also allows users to add wireless capabilities to new and existing projection systems without limiting projector options. With the AirProjector and a PC equipped with a standard wireless PC card, presenters can display sharp, real-time images from up to 300'. In addition, with the units One Shot Capture feature, presenters can discreetly reference other material on their PCs while students are others see only a screen shot from the presentation. Finally, the AirProjector, which supports WEP security with up to 128-bit encryption capability, encrypts presentations so others can't steal the signal.
This article originally appeared in the 01/01/2004 issue of THE Journal.