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Panasonic Launches World’s First Intel® Pro WiDi Supported Portable LCD projector, “PT-VW350 Series”

Press release   •   Apr 06, 2015 11:01 +08

Singapore, 6 April, 2015 – Panasonic Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (hereinafter Panasonic) will release a new portable LCD projector “PT-VW350 Series” to support Intel® Pro WiDi, in May 2015.

The range comprises the PT-VW355N (WXGA, 4,000 lm) and PT-VX425N (XGA, 4,500 lm) and two non-network variants, the PT-VW350 (WXGA, 4,000 lm) and PT-VX420 (XGA, 4,500 lm), both with similar base specification.

PT-VW355N and PT-VX425N are the world’s first*1 projectors to support Intel® Pro WiDi in addition to supporting Miracast, which provides easy projection of the screen of a PC or Android™ device (tablet, smartphone, etc.) via wireless LAN. The new projectors allow wireless transmission and quick projection of documents, videos, websites and other content from Intel® Pro WiDi supporting PCs,*3 etc.

Basic performance, such as connection stability, security and response speed, has also been significantly improved.

Furthermore, by using an original Panasonic iOS, Android™, and PC wireless application software, screen projection from multiple PCs (up to 16 units*4) and simultaneous wireless transmission from one PC to multiple projectors are possible. These screen sharing functions promote efficiency in participatory meetings and group study.

Also, with the optimized temperature design inside the projector body, both brightness and quietness are maintained, and the smallest and lightest*2 (approximately 3.4-kg) design in the 4,000-lm brightness class is realized. Basic performance, which ensures durability in business use, with a lamp replacement cycle of 5,000 hours (7,000 hours in eco-mode) and a filter replacement cycle of 7,000 hours,*7 contributes to a reduction in maintenance costs.

1. World’s first*1 Intel® Pro WiDi supporting liquid crystal projector
Allows wireless transmission and quick projection of documents, videos, websites, and other content from Intel® Pro WiDi supporting PCs,*3 etc.

2. The smallest and lightest in the 4,000-lm brightness class*2
Ensures industry-leading brightness and realizes the smallest size (W 352 x H 98*5 x D 279 mm) and lightest weight (3.4 kg) in its class, by optimizing the temperature design inside the projector body

・The best contrast ratio of 12,000: 1*6 in its class due to adoption of a newly designed iris

3. Basic performance with durability for long use, contributing to a reduction in maintenance costs
Allows long-term use with a lamp replacement cycle of 5,000 hours (7,000 hours in eco-mode) and a filter replacement cycle of 7,000 hours*7

*1: As a display device for commercial use and a receiver supporting Intel® Pro WiDi. As of April 6, 2015.
*2: As a portable liquid crystal projector of the 4,000-lm (Lumen) brightness class.
As of April 6, 2015, according to a Panasonic survey.
*3: Playback of 1080p, Blu-ray* and other content under copyright protection by using the Intel® Pro WiDi function is possible only when the PC used is equipped with the fifth-generation Intel® Core™ vProTM processor whose built-in visual is active, a compatible receiver device and media player are used, and a compatible Intel® wireless display software and graphics driver are installed.
*4: Up to 10 units according to the wireless connection settings.
*5: With the shortest leg condition.
*6: When the “Lamp Power” setting is “Normal” and the “Iris” setting is “ON.”
*7: This time is intended only for reference, and the replacement timing may be sooner depending on the usage environment.

*Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
*Intel is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S.A. and/or other countries.

[Specifications of the PT-VW355N Series]

Model No. PT-VW355N PT-VW350 PT-VX425N PT-VX420
Date of release May 2015
Wireless function Yes No Yes No
Resolution WXGA (1280 x 800) XGA (1024 x 768)
Brightness 4,000 lm 4,500 lm
Contrast ratio 12,000:1 12,000:1
Lamp replacement cycle 5,000 / 7,000 hours (Normal / Eco)
Filter replacement cycle 7,000 hours
Noise value 37 dB /29 dB (Normal / Eco)
Weight Approx. 3.4 kg Approx. 3.3 kg Approx. 3.4 kg Approx. 3.3 kg
Dimensions Width 352 x Height 98 (the shortest leg condition) x Depth 279 mm

*The specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

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