CASIO MAKES A SMASH AT THE 2014 US OPEN GRAND PRIX GOLD
Company Donates Two Dual Projection Systems for Use During the Global CompetitionA
DOVER, NJ, AUGUSTA 28, 2014
., the leading brand of
, donated two Dual Projection Systems that were used at the 2014 US Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Championships at Suffolk County Community College, which took place July 8-13, 2014. Sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation, 192 world class athletes from 30 countries competed including Canada, Chinese Taipei, Denmark, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Netherlands, Thailand, Russia, USA, Vietnam. The event was live broadcast via BWF’s BadmintonWorld.TV. The finals were live broadcast globally.
was chosen specifically for its ability to project large (up to 300” diagonal), bright images despite high ambient light. The systems were used to project player profiles and live scoring throughout the duration of the event. One of the units was installed courtside to project live coverage on to a 9’ x 16’ screen.
“We are very appreciative of Casio’s donation, which gave us the ability to offer a great visual experience socially for both attendees and participants,” said Sami Saour, one of the event organizers.
Casio’s Dual Projection Systems are designed by incorporating two projectors mounted inside a custom cabinet. Dual Projection is available in two models; the
features two 2600 Pro Series projectors and features up to 6,500 lumens, the
projectors and provides up to 6,000 lumens. The Casio YA-S10 geometric correction box mounts on the outside of the cabinet and is used to align the two images. The box has 81 points of precision control allowing for easy modifications, alignment, and image warping using a remote control.
The Dual Projection System is powered by Casio’s state-of-the-art
, which provides LampFree
, eco-friendly data projection at a percentage of the cost of traditional projectors. Now in its 5th generation, Casio’s LASER & LED HYBRID Light Source combines a laser, a fluorescent element and LEDs to generate high brightness. The improved LASER & LED HYBRID Light Source now offers a 30 percent increase in LED light output for improved colors for all models in Casio’s portfolio in addition to an estimated
with minimal brightness degradation and continuous operation.
Casio’s LASER & LED Hybrid Light Source will continue to serve as the driving force behind its projectors.
For additional information on Casio’s dual projection system and its full portfolio of
About Casio LampFreeA® Projectors
Casio’s portfolio of LampFreeA® projectors combines a laser, a fluorescent element and an LED light to deliver a mercury-free hybrid light source that lasts up to 20,000 hours while sustaining a high brightness and keeping maintenance costs to a minimum.A Casio has four series of LampFreeA® projectors that are available for home, business, education and commercial applications – Slim, Signature, Pro and Short Throw. For additional information on Casio’s projector series and LampFreeA® technology, please visit
About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions. Established in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to fulfill its corporate creed of “creativity and contribution” through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit