BenQ pocket projected powered by Luminus PhlatLight PT-39 chipset

Date Announced: 29 Jan 2009

BILLERICA, Mass. - Luminus Devices today announced that BenQ’s new GP1 versatile and lightweight pocket projector is powered by the high-brightness PhlatLight® LED PT-39 chipset. PhlatLight LEDs offer high levels of brightness and performance not available today in pocket projectors using traditional lamp technologies, making the GP1 an ideal mobile entertainment companion for instant projection anywhere.

PhlatLight LEDs work in conjunction with Texas Instruments’ digital light processing (DLP) technology and the combined technologies enable PhlatLight to work more efficiently, making this projector an ideal choice for on-the-go professionals and other mobile system users, like gamers. The PhlatLight LED PT-39 chipset is designed specifically for projection systems that use micro-displays ranging from 0.4” to 0.55” with individual red, green and blue LEDs.

“PhlatLight LEDs are ideally suited for projectors today as opposed to traditional lamp technologies due to the high levels of brightness and to the fact that the light source should never need replacing,” said Matt Mazzuchi, General Manager, Projection Display Business Group, Luminus Devices. “Business travelers and video game loyalists alike will appreciate the new BenQ GP1 pocket projector with PhlatLight LEDs because they are offer vibrant images for presentations and video games, while providing unmatched system reliability.”

“BenQ is revolutionizing the pocket projector industry and award-winning PhlatLight LEDs are a key in providing our customers with the industry’s best products,” said Po Su, Marketing Director at BenQ America. “Our next-generation pocket projectors are flexible, making them ideal for multiple applications like home movies and gaming, as well as meeting room demos and mobile business presentations.”

About Luminus
Luminus Devices, Inc. develops and manufactures large-chip solid state light sources – PhlatLight® LEDs - for a variety of lighting applications. Its headquarters and primary manufacturing facilities are located in Billerica, Massachusetts, U.S.A. PhlatLight is a registered trademark of Luminus Devices.

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Schwartz Communications Bill Keeler or Nicole Slein 781-684-0770

E-mail:luminus@schwartz-pr.com

Web Site:www.luminus.com

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