Epson officially unveiled the EB-450wi Ultra Short throw Interactive projector. Targeted mainly towards schools, colleges, universities or even offices.
This projector is capable of displaying a 97" screen from a distance of just 0.766m. Based on 3LCD technology, the EB-450wi has a native resolution of 1280x800 (WXGA), 2,500lumens brightness and a lamp life of 2,500 hours.
What sets this projector apart from any other short throw projector is the fact that you can actually interact with the projector screen with the help of a special pen. That’s right, after installing the software on you notebook or PC, it takes about 10-20sec to calibrate the screen after which your good to go. Your projected screen magically transforms into a touch screen, which is simply brilliant.
Epson had a demo unit going on and it was really responsive to even the slightest gesture. The pen also features a button for right click operations.
Other features include a LAN jack for network monitoring and control, multiple connectivity options and an integrated 10W speaker.
The EB-450wi is already being sold in the US and other countries for a while now and it’s nice to see new technology penetrating India to better the education system. Epson have a really unique projector here that`ll surely catch the attention of organizations and colleges alike.
BDST: 1545 HRS, 23 July 2010