COSTA MESA, Calif. — Nov. 19, 2015 — BenQ America Corp., professional gaming monitor pioneer, today announced its support of the world’s best players in League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) as the official gaming monitor sponsor of Intel® Extreme Masters (IEM). Sponsoring IEM for the fifth consecutive year, BenQ is supplying its flagship XL Series monitors for the epic championship, which takes place Nov. 21-22 at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. Professional gamers eager to take home the gold will battle it out for their piece of the $175,000 prize purse.
“We’re proud of our commitment to eSports and have made it our mission to put the market’s most innovative displays into the hands of today’s competitive gamers,” said J.Y. Hu, Vice President, Business Line Management at BenQ America Corp. “Our partnership with IEM allows us to be front and center in the gaming community and drives us to continue developing monitors that take gaming to the next level.”
BenQ is committed to creating immersive gaming experiences by engineering monitors that provide unrivaled levels of quality and performance. Using direct input from professional gamers, the company has developed acclaimed devices such as the award-winning XL Series of gaming monitors. These displays offer advanced gaming features such as RevolutionEyes™ and ZeroFlicker™ technologies; Low Blue Light, Motion Blur Reduction, and Black Equalizer modes; Gaming Refresh Rate Optimization Management (GROM); 144Hz refresh rates; 1ms GTG response times; and a number of cutting-edge, gaming-specific benefits that meet the strictest demands of the world’s top pro gamers.
Furthermore, BenQ is actively involved in global gaming communities, pouring its resources into eSports tournaments around the world including MLG, IEM, ESEA, TGC, CFPL, ESL, PAX, and UMG. The company is also known for cultivating aspiring gaming talents, sponsoring several gamers and gaming teams, including the former WarCraft III superstar and now StarCraft II pro gamer Manuel ‘Grubby’ Schenkhuizen, as well as prominent eSports teams such as Cloud9, Evil Geniuses, Flash Wolves, Mousesports, TCM, Virtus.pro, ESC, XCN, Team Immunity, NiP, TCM, DeToNator, Keyd Team, EP Cherry, and Orange Esports.DotA.
Additional information on Intel Extreme Masters San Jose is available at www.intelextrememasters.com. For more details on the latest BenQ professional gaming monitors, please visit https://gaming.benq.com.
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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® 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™ projectors, RevolutionEyes™ 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 Q2’15 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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