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Conveniently cable-free, BenQ unveil their W1500 – The world’s first 5Ghz Wireless Full HD 1080p 3D Projector

Conveniently cable-free, BenQ unveil their W1500 – The world’s first 5Ghz Wireless Full HD 1080p 3D Projector

08-25-2013
Conveniently cable-free, BenQ unveil their W1500 –
The world’s first 5Ghz Wireless Full HD 1080p 3D Projector
 
20 August 2013 – Sydney Australia:   It’s short-throw, 3D, Full HD 1080p and here’s the best part – it’s wireless.  BenQ’s latest Home Entertainment offering, the W1500 Projector, is a world first 5Ghz Full HD wireless wonder.
 
Easy to set up with low maintenance, BenQ boast the W1500 is the answer to uncompromised home entertainment.  Retailing for just $2199.00 it will be available from late August 2013.
 
Equipped with world-leading 5Ghz Wireless Full HD, the W1500 brings cable-free convenience to home entertainment enabling wireless 2D and 3D HD video and audio streaming from a diverse range of multimedia sources with HDMI interface, from notebook computers to Blu-ray DVD players, gaming consoles and smart devices.  This versatility, coupled with short-throw projection capability, two built-in 10W speakers, 1.6X big zoom and vertical lens shift, the W1500 makes the perfect coffee table projector suitable for any room in the house.
 
Said BenQ Australia’s Managing Director, Martin Moelle, “It’s Full HD and visually spectacular, putting cinema quality video in the hands of any novice with no installation and no set-up hassles. It requires only to place the projector on a table, direct it at a suitable wall, adjust the image effortlessly with the vertical lens shift for your preferred image size and ‘hey presto’,” he said.
 
The W1500 is built with a 5Ghz Wireless Full HD interface for uncompressed video streaming from any HDMI output device within a maximum range of 20 metres.  Built-in 10W speakers with SRS WOW HDTM for a dynamic 3D audio experience and short-throw capabilities provides an 84” big screen at 2 metres. 
 
When it comes to 3D entertainment, the W1500 supports popular 3D timing and HDMI 1.4a mandatory 3D, allowing viewing of 3D content directly from Blu-ray players or satellite.  You can also play 3D games with the PS3.    It is also NVIDIA 3DTV-supported to display 3D content via PC powered by NVIDIA chip, such as games, apps, videos, photos, 3DVisionLive.com and Blu-ray 3D.  You can even turn 2D content into 3D using the 2D-to-3D conversion feature.
 
Said Moelle, “The W1500 delivers colours so real that it reflects what the human eye perceives with a native Rec 709 colour gamut and is ISFccc®-certified for professional calibration customisation services.  In short, what this means is that the W1500 is modelled on one of the highest HD video standards seen in professional-grade home projectors today.
 
 
“This new projector eliminates the fundamental challenges of purchasing, owning and enjoying a projector,” said Moelle.  “At BenQ we feel everyone should enjoy big screen entertainment in the comfort of their own home, and this new projector is giving everyone the opportunity to do just that.  The projector requires no installation, is easy to set up and use and comes at an amazing price,” he said.
RRP:               $2199.00
Available:                    August
 
For further information and stockist details visit www.BenQ.com.au
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Note to Journalists:  product is available for review.  To arrange please contact Toni Ruhle on 0413 721 290 or preferably Email: fyi@optusnet.com.au  Images available on request.
About BenQ
BenQ Corp. is a leading innovator of digital lifestyle products, providing an extensive line of visual display and presentation solutions that incorporate the very latest technologies. The company offers a broad range of projectors and monitors for any application and market — education, home, gaming, corporate, government, 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, 3D-ready projectors for home theaters, short-throw projectors for boardrooms, or LED backlight monitors for professional gaming, BenQ continues to defy the limits of digital displays. The company’s products are available across Australia and New Zealand through leading value-added distributors, resellers, and retailers.

The BenQ digital lifestyle stands as a cornerstone of the company’s mission of “Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life,” fusing lifestyle with technology, enjoyment with productivity, and aesthetic design with engineering. It is this commitment that has made BenQ the No. 1-selling DLP® projector brand worldwide, as well as the No. 1 name in short-throw projectors.

More information is available at https://www.benq.com.au/.

About BenQ Corporation
BenQ Corporation is a renowned global trendsetter of connected digital lifestyle devices founded on the brand promise of “Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life.” With a keen insight into ever-evolving consumer preferences, BenQ uniquely creates the ideal balance of leading technology and signature design to provide visual and mobile solutions that elevate consumer lifestyles. BenQ continues to delight the world’s consumers with a broad product and embedded technology portfolio spanning digital projectors, monitors, interactive large-format displays, digital cameras and camcorders, mobile computing devices, and lighting solutions.

About BenQ Group
The BenQ Group is a $21+ billion powerhouse comprised of 16+ independent companies operating in over 30 countries across numerous industries with a combined workforce of over 120,000 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 Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Corp., BenQ Medical Center, BenQ Medical Technology Corp., BriView Co., Ltd., Daxin Materials Corp., Dazzo Technology Corp., Forhouse Corp., Lextar Electronics Corp., Raydium Semiconductor Corp., and Wellypower Corp.
 
 
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