COSTA MESA, Calif. — Dec. 13, 2016 — BenQ America Corp., an internationally renowned provider of visual display solutions, today announced updates to its award-winning W1070 projector. The all-new, value-oriented HT1070 Colorific™ projector transforms the entertainment experience with full HD picture quality, brilliant color performance, shorter throw capabilities and robust connectivity options. With specialized sports video and sound modes, the HT1070 is just the ticket for enjoying every game on the big screen, right at home.
"BenQ is built on a promise of delivering innovation and value,” said J.Y. Hu, vice president, business line management at BenQ America Corp. “With the HT1070, we’ve taken our most popular projector and made it even better. It's packed with all of the advanced features to provide that larger-than-life experience that fits today’s entertainment needs.”
The full HD 1080p home theater projector features a six-segment color wheel (RGBRGB) with six times the speed to produce incredibly realistic color depth and range, with BrilliantColor™ technology further boosting every detail to achieve a truly immersive entertainment experience — all at an incredibly low price of $699. Boasting accurate, crisp and long-lasting color that’s the hallmark of BenQ’s award-winning Colorific technology, the HT1070 offers 2,000 lumens of brightness and a shorter throw performance that allows big screen enjoyment up to 100 inches at just eight feet away from the screen. Enhanced features include a dedicated sports video mode, which blends precision color tuning with digital enhancements for ultra-realistic skin tones and stunning color vibrancy — putting viewers right inside the action. Adding CinemaMaster™ Audio, the HT1070 provides immersive 10-Watt stereo performance with a sport sound mode that enables intelligible audio clarity.
The HT1070 is ready to deliver an enjoyable sports-watching and entertainment experience right out of the box. It packs a rich set of connectivity options, including dual HDMI inputs, with one doubling as a MHL port, that grant users the capability to stream videos, games or photos on the big screen from their mobile devices. In addition, the HT1070 is ISFccc-certified by the Imaging Science Foundation® (ISF®), enabling viewers to enjoy two perfectly calibrated and optimized modes — ISF Day and ISF Night — that further customize and enhance the viewing experience.
The HT1070 also features BenQ's industry-leading energy-savings SmartEco™ technology, which provides longer lamp life. Through the “SmartEco” mode, the projector automatically adjusts lamp power to use as little light as necessary to deliver the best contrast and brightness performance while maximizing power savings. To further reduce power consumption, a “no source detected” mode automatically lowers brightness to 30 percent when no display has been detected for more than three minutes. In the “Eco Blank” mode, the projectors are capable of power savings up to 70 percent. In addition, there are no filters to clean or replace, further enhancing energy efficiency.
The BenQ HT1070 projector is available now just in time for the holidays at a retail price of $699 at the following retailers: Amazon, Best Buy, B&H, Fry’s, Newegg, Visual Apex, and more. An optional full HD wireless kit (WDP01) is also available.
More information on the full line of BenQ products is available at www.BenQ.us.
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About BenQ America 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 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, ZOWIE eSports gear and 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 1H2016 data from the Quarterly Projector Shipment and Forecast Report from PMA Research
About BenQ Corporation
Founded on the corporate vision of “Bringing Enjoyment and 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 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 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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