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The SmartPico Pico Projector is Coming to Picopros!

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Last year, we highlighted a family of prototype devices from Accupix.  One of these devices was the SmartPico wireless pico projector.  Utilizing proprietary wireless streaming capability, the SmartPico allows the user to stream content from a smartphone or tablet and project large images for a truly immersive experience.


Spheree Uses Pico Projectors to Create a 3D Perspective-corrected Display

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Spheree is a fantastic new project that utilizes 8 pico projectors and gesture control to create 3D perspective-corrected displays.  Taking advantage of Leap Motion's highly-accurate gesture detection technology, users can interact with the virtual display to experience things an exciting new way.


We Talk Projection Watches, Holographic Projection, and Rural Education on Our Latest Podcast

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Our latest video podcast is now available!  In Episode 8 of Picoprospectives, we talk about the Ritot Smartwatch and Ostendo's holographic projection technology.  Best of all, we talk with the folks at OMPT, a fantastic group of people who use portable projectors to educate people in rural locations around the globe.


TouchPico is an Interactive Touch Pico Projector and is Coming Soon!

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We've been waiting for the TouchPico for a long time.  Finally, it is coming!  In less than 24 hours, the TouchJet group has raised nearly $55,000, which nearly funds its Indiegogo campaign - with 29 days to go!


The Acer C205 Packs Huge Performance in a Tiny Package

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It's been quiet in the pico projection space lately.  Almost too quiet.  But don't mistake silence for a lack of innovation.  Today, Acer has unveiled an amazing new product, the C205 pico projector.


We Talk Pico Projection with the Expert on The Samsung Galaxy Beam!

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Recently, we had the opportunity to sit down with THE expert on the Samsung Galaxy Beam smartphone.  If you've been living under a rock, the Galaxy Beam is the most advanced pico projector-enabled smartphone on the market.  In our latest podcast, we talk all-things Galaxy Beam related with Chris and praise the quality of his YouTube Channel.  There, you'll find all kind of great tips and tricks for the Galaxy Beam smartphone as well as for Android phones, in general.


MicroVision Announces Collaboration with Another Global Electronics Brand

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Today, leading developer of laser-based pico projection displays MicroVision has announced that it is collaborating with a major global electronics brand on an "innovative smartphone product incorporating their PicoP display technology.  The companies plan to work together on this with a possible product introduction in the second half of 2015.


Lemoptix to Demonstrate Smartglasses Prototype This Month!

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Lemoptix, developer of advanced laser pico projection technology, has revealed that they will demonstrate a prototype smartglasses system at the AWE Conference this month.  While details are scarce, the prototype utilizes direct retina projection and patented holographic combiner technology.  The system was co-developed with Composyt Light Labs.


Talking Pico Projection with Favi Entertainment

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It's that time again!  We just completed our latest podcast with our partners at AV Nation.  This time, we have the pleasure of talking about pico projectors with Jeremy Yakel, founder, president, and CEO of Favi Entertainment.  Jeremy talks about their history, their philosophy around portable projection, and how he sees the future of pico projectors.  Also, we praise the performance of their J6-LED-PICO projector, once again.


QuickLogic Announces Design Win With the Samsung Galaxy Beam 2

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QuickLogic has announced that it has secured a new design win with the Samsung Galaxy Beam 2.  The company's ArcticLink® III BX6 display bridge solution allows for superior power management, which is critical for a smartphone with an embedded pico projector.