Laser Projector

Sony’s pico project can fight for room in your pocket

Sony’s pico project can fight for room in your pocket

Portable and tiny projectors, a.k.a. pico projectors, are nothing new, but very few will be able to boast of a slim physique while still promising unmatched quality and clarity. And yet that is exactly what Sony's MPCL1 promises to bring. Almost as big as the biggest smartphone, this pico projector offers the high resolution, portability, and brightness that very few of its kind can. And its all thanks to a well known technology called "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation". In other words, lasers.

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ODiN Aurora mouse projects a laser trackpad onto surfaces

ODiN Aurora mouse projects a laser trackpad onto surfaces

ODiN is a mouse that functions like a trackpad, only it uses projected lasers rather than traditional hardware. The design, upon first glance, appears to be a Transformer, but it's not -- it's the Norse god of war, and the projected image includes a laser spear to drive that theme home. The mouse works by sitting on a desk and projecting a "trackpad" onto the surface in which the user can control their computer's cursor. More details after the jump!

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A Week With the L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector : iDevices and Wrap-Up

A Week With the L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector : iDevices and Wrap-Up

Behold the advertised use: connecting this projector to an iPod (or an iPhone, iPad, etc.) This is the AAXA L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector "Week With" review, an extended look at this lovely little device and how it fares in the hands of your humble narrator. Today's entry is the final of several posts, this one both showing how nice the device works with Apple products (an iPod Touch 2nd generation, to be exact,) and finally what our final verdict is on if you should get one for yourself.

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A Week With the L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector : Hands-on and Unboxing

A Week With the L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector : Hands-on and Unboxing

Welcome to the first installment of our "Week With" series of reviews with the handheld L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector from AAXA. Marvel at its tinyness, laugh with joy when you realize the box is about six times larger than the actual device. Take a look inside with us as we explore a projector whose form is a handy pocket size. This first episode sees a very basic hands-on and unboxing of the device, as well as an in-depth photo exploration.

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L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector Revealed by AAXA

L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector Revealed by AAXA

The folks at AAXA Technologies presents a version 2 of the world's first laser powered pocket projector. This AAXA L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector improves upon the first by increating thermal efficiency of its PCOS laser light engine. Now only do you get color, this device's three-color laser light source enables it to procude images with fabulous color saturation, always in focus. Sounds pretty neat, yes? Sounds pretty fantastic. This pocket projector combines a "revolutionary" laser light source, proprietary despeckling technology, and an LCoS imager to produce 800 x 600 resolution and 20 lumen output with no pixelation problems.

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MicroVision SHOWWX+ Laser Micro-Projector Unveiled

MicroVision SHOWWX+ Laser Micro-Projector Unveiled

Have something on your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad that you really want to show off to people? What if you want to project an image onto the back of a seat on an airplane, during a long flight? MicroVision has your back, as the company has just released the MicroVision SHOWWX+ laser micro-projector, and it's fully capable of doing all of those things. But, with a small package, and features to boot, MicroVision is asking a pretty penny for their micro-projector.

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Casio Green Slim Projectors Available Now

Casio Green Slim Projectors Available Now

Projectors still exist, and they're not just for the education market, or sports bar. They're perfectly suitable for your living room, where you can indulge in a wall-full of your favorite video game, if you so desire. But, we understand that there's just something gratifying about showing everyone you know your brand new HDTV. But, what if you could get all of that for the same price, roughly, but have so much more space to work with?

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Light Touch projected touchscreen gets daylight demo [Video]

Light Touch projected touchscreen gets daylight demo [Video]

Light Blue Optics launched their Light Touch projected display technology back at CES 2010, but the majority of the video demos we saw were performed in relatively low-light environments.  Obviously the team are braver now, since they've taken their prototype - which uses a laser projector to create an image, and sensors to track finger-movement around that image - over to show to Robert Scoble.

Video demo after the cut

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