New NEC Projectors Aim To Enhance Collaboration
Display Solutions of America has introduced
two new short-throw projectors designed to allow more collaboration
new M333XS and the M353WS allow up to 16
devices — PCs, tablets and smartphones — to connect wirelessly to the
at the same time. Thumbnail images can give presenters visibility to
participating device so they can easily toggle back and forth between
projectors also include NEC's DisplayNote
software that allows users to automatically save any notes they may use
M series projectors subscribe to a 'bring
your own device' philosophy with their wireless capabilities," said NEC Senior Product Manager Bob Guentner, "and let educators
what sources to display on screen in an instant."
M333XS is equipped with 3,300 lumens and has
a 0.6:1 throw ratio. The M353WS has 3,500 lumens and a 0.48:1 throw
model delivers high-contrast images (10,000:1) and is filter-free. An
light sensor increases the lamp life up to 8,000 hours and both models
quick-start and auto power functions.
Other features include:
- 1,24 x 768 and 1,366 x 768 native resolutions,
- DLP engine;
- HDMI 3D display;
- Dual HDMI inputs;
- Keystone correction technology;
- A 20-watt speaker; and
- Microphone input.
M33XS and M353WS are now available and carry
minimum advertised prices of $959 and $1,069, respectively. They have
limited warranties on parts and labor and the warranty on the lamp is
hours or one year, whichever comes first.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.