BenQ's Latest BL2711U Design Monitor for Creative Pros Debuts in North America

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COSTA MESA, Calif. -- July 30, 2015 -- BenQ America Corp., an internationally renowned digital lifestyle solutions provider, today announced that it is now shipping its BL2711U design monitor. Engineered specifically for CAD/CAM professionals, animators, video editors, and graphic artists, BenQ's latest addition to its creative product class allows detail-oriented users to work on a screen environment tailored precisely to fit their needs. Featuring true-to-life 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD), 100% sRGB color, in addition to CAD/CAM and animation modes, the revolutionary monitor unleashes new levels of precision with flexible customization tools that support every step of the design process. 

"Our BL2711U creative display caters to design professionals that require high levels of precision in their daily workflows," said J.Y. Hu, Vice President, Business Line Management at BenQ America Corp. "By introducing features such as a CAD/CAM mode that automatically adjusts monitor settings to work within complex object wireframes, a ten-level animation mode, and 27 inches of UHD clarity, today's graphics professionals gain the market's most advanced workspace for rendering accurate designs."

BenQ's BL2711U joins the existing BL Series as the first 27-inch 4K monitor specifically created for design and engineering applications. Combining 100% sRGB with BenQ's IPS panel technology, users gain an incredibly precise 10-bit display that renders over one billion hues -- ensuring that images are displayed with rich, life-like color integrity. Certified by SolidWorks, the BL2711U also covers the Rec. 709 color space while the unit's 3840 x 2160 resolution offers over 300% more work space when compared to traditional full HD displays. 

Featuring a CAD/CAM mode, the BL2711U allows professional engineers and designers to bring out detailed object wireframes in software packages such as Pro/E, SolidWorks, AutoCad, and CATIA. By automatically altering viewable color and contrast settings, the monitor lets users access highly detailed graphical information in order to increase accuracy in complex designs. For professional animators, the screen's Animation Mode provides ten levels of display brightness to reveal details in darkened areas without overexposing brighter zones -- allowing them to efficiently fine-tune their process. The BL2711U has also been optimized for video editors and graphic artists by providing more space to access editing tools as well as resolution levels that display content the way it was intended to appear.

Equipped with both picture-in-picture (PIP) and picture-by-picture (PBP), the BL2711U allows users to simultaneously compare images from a separate set of sources while 178/178-degree ultra-wide viewing angles further increase collaboration across teams. Using BenQ's Display Pilot software, designers are also able to customize their display easily -- enabling features such as desktop partitioning, application tuning, or auto pivoting. To satisfy ergonomic requirements, the BL2711U provides an extensive range of monitor adjustments such as height, tilt, pivot, and swivel with a maximum of 140 mm between the base and bottom of the screen. Using auto-pivot, the monitor intuitively detects monitor movement and automatically adjusts content orientation to portrait or landscape modes. 

BenQ is committed to delivering purpose-built monitors that ease the viewing experience for all users. With RevolutionEyes(TM) technology and the latest "EyeCare" initiative, BenQ is highlighting user benefits across its entire monitor range with unique features that enhance visual comfort and reduce the risk of eyestrain, all while augmenting productivity. Using ZeroFlicker(TM) capabilities, the BL2711U eliminates backlight flickering at all brightness levels to make long periods of computer use more comfortable. To make work sessions even more convenient, BenQ's Low Blue Light technology provides four preset modes to reduce blue spectrum light. These include a Multimedia Mode for content consumption, Web-surfing Mode for browsing webpages, Office Mode for word processing, and a Reading Mode that simulates the comfort of reading from paper. 

Now shipping, BenQ's BL2711U is available at a retail price of $679. More information on BenQ's full line of products is available at www.BenQ.us.

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About BenQ America Corp. 

The BenQ digital lifestyle brand stands for "Bringing Enjoyment 'N' 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, RevolutionEyes(TM) 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. 

More information is available at www.BenQ.us.

(1) Based upon Q1'15 Quarterly Projector Shipment and Forecast Report from PMA Research

About BenQ Corporation

Founded on the corporate vision of "Bringing Enjoyment 'N' 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 'N' 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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