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BenQ's Ultra-Bright SX914 Projector Now Shipping to Light Up Large Venues Across Canada

BenQ's Ultra-Bright SX914 Projector Now Shipping to Light Up Large Venues Across Canada


TORONTO — Aug. 29, 2013BenQ Canada Corp., the world's No. 1 DLP® projector brand and globally renowned provider of digital lifestyle innovations, today announced that it is shipping its high-brightness SX914 projector. The ultra-bright device is specifically designed to awe large-venue audiences with Colorific™ image quality for accurate, crisp, and long-lasting color reproduction. Delivering an amazing one billion stunning colors and XGA native resolution, the SX914 offers a superior viewing experience even in rooms with ambient light. In addition to flexible installation features, easy maintenance options, and 3D support, the SX914 provides eco-friendly functions to lower the device's total cost of ownership (TCO).

To project to any surface, even in rooms with the lights on, the SX914 is equipped with a brilliant 6,000 ANSI lumens of light output and a high contrast ratio of 6500:1 — enabling big-screen projection in big, bright environments. Using the SX914 projector's XGA resolution, better per-pixel detail is delivered to conference rooms and lecture halls for more accurate color representation, crisper contrasts, and longer-lasting picture quality.

"The new BenQ SX914 ultra-bright, large-venue projector is the ideal display for medium to large spaces, whether a university auditorium, corporate boardroom, or classroom environment," said Mike Booker, Vice President of Sales at BenQ Canada Corp. "With a combination of high- performance features, Colorific image quality, and energy-saving functions, the SX914 offers a superior viewing experience, even in rooms with ambient light."

To simplify installations, the projector offers 1.6x zoom capabilities, an embedded test pattern for more precise calibrations during setup, and a variety of connectivity options such as dual HDMI® and D-sub, enabling inputs from several sources and devices for the ultimate in multimedia convergence. The device is also compatible with leading professional, switching, and signal processing equipment, in addition to being fully TAA compliant.

With LAN Control, the SX914 enables both audio and video to be delivered over a single LAN cable, allowing IT managers to remotely manage and maintain their devices directly from their workstations. The projector supports Crestron®, SNMP, PJLink®, and AMX® systems, and offers 1.6x big zoom and lens shift capabilities for installation flexibility. When using the BenQ Qpresenter App, the SX914 enables the wireless transfer of photos and documents from any iPad®, iPhone®, or mobile device directly to the projection screen.

To reduce energy costs, the SX914 features a standby mode to lower power consumption to less than 0.5 W while the device is inactive. Lamp replacement has been made extra easy with access from the side or top of the projector, while a filter-free optical system further reduces the TCO of the device. In addition, the SX914 comes equipped with two built-in 10-W speakers and is SRS-certified for quality audio performance. Blu-ray™ full HD 3D is supported to allow schools and other institutions to bring immersive learning experiences to their audiences.

Available now, the SX914 retails at a price of $3,599 CAD. More information on the full line of BenQ products is available at BenQ Canada Corp.

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About BenQ Canada 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 engineering. It is this mantra that has made BenQ the No. 1-selling DLP® projector brand worldwide, as well as the No. 1 name in short-throw projectors. BenQ Canada Corp. offers an extensive line of visual display and presentation solutions that incorporate the very latest technologies. The company delivers a broad range of projectors, flat-panel displays, and monitors for any application and market — education, home, gaming, enterprise, government, house of worship, digital signage, AV 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.
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 15+ 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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