COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Aug. 4, 2016 -- BenQ America Corp., the No.1 DLP(R) projector brand worldwide, today announced the availability of the CH100, the company's first portable LED projector designed to let big ideas shine with brilliant color performance in a compact, fuss-free form factor. Delivering sRGB Colorific(TM) fidelity and full HD 1080p resolution, the CH100 brings presentations to life with realistic pictures and vibrant colors, enabling creative and business professionals such as web designers, graphic artists, and other visionary storytellers to give unforgettable pitches. With short throw functionality for easy placement and five picture modes for any business presentation situation, the portable CH100 activates instantly to project a professional impression anytime, anywhere.
"We're passionate about color accuracy, which is essential to any visionary trying to bring an idea to life," said J.Y. Hu, vice president, business line management at BenQ America Corp. "Utilizing our Colorific technology, the CH100 projector delivers uncompromising picture quality that accurately reflects the creative vision of professionals in a form factor they can take anywhere to guarantee one-of-a-kind presentations."
Covering an exceptionally wide color gamut of 90% NTSC, the CH100 reproduces the reliable sRGB color standard to ensure presentations accurately preserve colors the way they are intended. Its high-contrast full HD 1080p performance generates pristine, detailed images enhanced by five picture modes -- Graphic sRGB, Motion Graphics, Lectures, Vivid Color, and Cinema settings -- making the CH100 equally adept in a variety of business applications or for movie night with family or friends.
Powered by a durable 20,000-hour lamp-free LED light source that minimizes color decay, the CH100 is a long-lasting, smart investment that never needs lamp replacement to preserve its excellent presentation quality. The LED light source produces highly saturated colors, triggering the Helmholtz-Kohlrausch effect to boost the CH100's perceived brightness to appear twice as bright as its 1,000 ANSI lumen rating and deliver a comfortable viewing experience.
The CH100 is approximately the same size of a 13-inch laptop, making this entertainment and presentation powerhouse small enough to easily slip into a portfolio. It packs a rich set of connectivity options into its small real estate, including three HDMI inputs with one doubling as an MHL port, which allows users to unchain their media from their mobile device and seamlessly display videos, games or photos on the big screen. The LED projector turns on instantly and features automatic aspect ratio, keystone and source detection. With virtually silent 30dBA operation, the portable device immediately engages the audience's full attention with quick, hassle-free startup to make an immaculate professional statement that's complemented with built-in 10-watt speakers for full audio presentation.
For successful client meetings regardless of location, the CH100 is equipped with short-throw capability to project large 81-inch images from just 6-feet away. Additionally, an optional QCast wireless full HD 1080p streaming dongle, which stows neatly into a concealed compartment for a sleek look, allows any iOS(R) or Android(TM) smart device to control the projection experience, enabling untethered collaboration where the presenter and audience may move around and interact freely.
The BenQ CH100 is now shipping at a retail price of $1,799. More information on the full line of BenQ products is available at www.BenQ.us.
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About BenQ America Corp.
The BenQ digital lifestyle brand stands for "Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life," fusing lifestyle with technology, enjoyment with productivity and aesthetic design with purpose-built engineering. It is this mantra that has made BenQ the No. 1-selling projector brand powered by TI DLP(R) technology in The Americas(1). BenQ America Corp. offers an extensive line of visual display and presentation solutions that incorporate the very latest technologies. The company delivers a broad range of Colorific(TM) projectors, ZOWIE eSports monitors and gear, monitors featuring Eye-Care technologies, interactive large-format displays, mobile audio products, cloud consumer products and lifestyle lighting for any application and market -- home, gaming, eSports, education, enterprise, government, house of worship, digital signage, A/V and IT -- with cutting-edge models that lead the industry in performance, reliability, environmental sustainability and aesthetics. Whether it's interactive projectors or flat panels for classrooms, full HD 3D projectors for home theaters, short-throw projectors for boardrooms, digital signage in retail spaces or LED backlit monitors for eSports, BenQ continues to defy the limits of digital displays. The company's products are available across North America through leading value-added distributors, resellers and retailers. More information is available at www.BenQ.us.
(1) Based upon 2016Q1 data from the Quarterly Projector Shipment and Forecast Report from PMA Research
About BenQ Corporation
Founded on the corporate vision of "Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life," BenQ Corporation is a world-leading human technology and solutions provider aiming to elevate and enrich every aspect of consumers' lives. To realize this vision, the company focuses on the aspects that matter most to people today -- lifestyle, business, healthcare and education -- with the hope of providing people with the means to live better, increase efficiency, feel healthier and enhance learning. Such means include a delightful broad portfolio of people-driven products and embedded technologies spanning digital projectors, monitors, interactive large-format displays, audio products, cloud consumer products, mobile communications and lifestyle lighting. Because it matters.
About BenQ Group
The BenQ Group is a $22+ billion powerhouse comprised of nearly 20 independent companies operating in over 30 countries across numerous industries with a combined workforce of over 100,000 employees. Each Group member is a recognized leader in its own field, contributing to the BenQ Group's vast resources, broad R&D and distinct strategic strengths. By leveraging each company's vertical specialization to create true scale across horizontal markets, the BenQ Group controls a highly efficient value chain with the unrivaled ability to deliver critical components and world-class solutions in the following industries: TFT-LCD, green energy, fine chemicals and advanced materials, lighting, IC design, precision components, system integration, branded business and service. The Group is committed to profitable and sustainable businesses that share its long-standing vision of "Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life." The BenQ Group companies are: BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (world's top manufacturer of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, BenQ ESCO Corp., BenQ Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Corp., BenQ Medical Center, BenQ Medical Technology Corp., BenQ AB DentCare Corp., Daxin Materials Corp., Dazzo Technology Corp., Forhouse Corp., Lextar Electronics Corp., LILY Medical Corp. and Raydium Semiconductor Corp.
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