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BenQ’s New Interactive Classroom Projector Boasts Shortest Throw Ratio on the Market

COSTA MESA, Calif. — March 8, 2016 — BenQ America Corp., an internationally renowned provider of visual display and education solutions and the No. 1-selling projector brand powered by TI DLP(R) technology in the Americas(1), today unveiled a new Colorific(TM) projector ideal for classroom applications. The ultra-short-throw MW883UST next-generation projector combines high brightness, stunning WXGA resolution for crisp image quality, simple installation and setup, and interactive capabilities, changing the way teachers and students engage.

“Classrooms have become dynamic collaboration and active learning spaces where access and quality of content are essential for engagement,” said Jan Spence, associate vice president of marketing communications and branding at BenQ. “Our newest education projector has been designed with that mantra in mind, providing educators with sharp imaging, multiple connectivity options and presentation tools to facilitate instruction in today’s classrooms. For administrators, these products offer ease of installation as well as remote management capabilities to make maintenance a snap.”

The advanced WXGA resolution MW883UST ultra-short-throw projector features powerful optical engines, beaming out an impressive 3,300 ANSI lumens and a 10,000:1 contrast ratio to enhance image quality for a richer visual experience, even under normal classroom lighting conditions. With the exclusive PointWrite(TM) interactive module option, the solution brings affordable collaboration capabilities to the classrooms of budget-conscious schools. PointWrite allows teachers and students to interact easily with and annotate course material to create a fun, engaging learning environment using pens or finger-touch technology. Additionally, BenQ QWrite interactive software allows teachers to capture and save lessons easily so that students can be more fully immersed in the class and get the exact notes as they appear on the board. Wireless connectivity and content sharing is enabled via an optional QCast dongle.

Featuring Blu-ray(TM) 3D capabilities, dual HDMI(R) ports (one being MHL-compatible), a USB reader for PC-less presentations and document saving, an integrated wireless docking port to house accessory dongles and powerful 20-W audio, the projector becomes a complete content hub for engaging lesson plans. For ease of installation, the projector comes standard with a wall mount. With the shortest throw ratio on the market, the MW883UST can be placed just a few inches from the projection screen — casting diagonal images up to 140 inches. Additional setup options include vertical and horizontal keystone correction, corner fit capabilities and more.

BenQ’s classroom projection solutions provide immersive interaction, SmartEco(TM) lamp-saving technology, as well as effective and simple file-sharing apps to transform teaching plans into more captivating experiences. The Colorific projector line offers ease of use and installation flexibility with facility-wide remote assistance and display management in addition to scheduled maintenance via LAN control that prolongs product life. The LAN display feature allows schools to distribute messages across all classroom projectors on the network. BenQ projectors also provide support for AMX(R), Crestron(R) and PJLink(R) system integration and sport a filter-free optical design to further reduce maintenance costs. Furthermore, BenQ’s Colorific technology ensures the delivery of accurate, crisp and long-lasting color. For schools, this means BenQ projectors eliminate light burn or color degradation from extended use, reducing the devices’ total cost of ownership.

BenQ is dedicated to the K-12 education space. Via its “BenQ Education Solutions in Technology” (BEST) program, the company continues to expand the range of dedicated sales and support initiatives exclusively for educators. 
The MW883UST is now shipping in North America. More information is available at

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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 gear and monitors, interactive large-format displays, mobile audio products, cloud consumer products and lifestyle lighting for any application and market — education, home, gaming, 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 digital whiteboards for classrooms, full HD 3D projectors for home theaters, short-throw projectors for boardrooms, interactive flat-panel displays for digital signage or LED backlight monitors for professional gaming, 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.

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(1) Based upon Q1’15 – Q3’15 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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