Konica Minolta developing tiny color projector

konica-minoltaKonica Minolta has developed what sounds like it’s one of the smallest projectors around today. Measuring just 20×40x7mm, the projector is reportedly about as small as a USB stick and needs less than 1W of power.

The projector can project 20-inch color images in XGA resolution when positioned 50 to 60cm away from the screen. Red, green and blue lasers are used as light sources. Piezoelectric elements are used to vibrate micro mirrors (2mm in diameter) Konica Minolta used instead of a projector lens at 30KHz. The lasers are being shot on these mirrors, which move both vertically and horizontally.

KOnica-Minolta-projector

Konica Minolta apparently aims at commercializing the technology within the next two to three years.

Related posts

Swinging Stupendo

Swinging Stupendo

Here’s an app that does not require much from you. Or does it? The game is called Swinging Stupendo and it turns you into an acrobat who has to make daring jumps and swings as far as possible. The catch is that you must not fall to the ground or on installed electrodes because you will be...

Olympus announce the µTOUGH-8010 - Tough series flagship model

Olympus Imaging Corporation is pleased to announce the µTOUGH-8010 compact digital camera that incorporates all of our most powerful "toughness" features. Waterproof to a depth of 10 metres, shockproof*2 against falls from as high as 2 metres, and freezeproof*3 at temperatures as low as -10°C...

Tilera Announces the World's First 100-core Processor with the New TILE-Gx Family

Tilera® Corporation today announced its new TILE-Gx™ family - four new processors from Tilera including the world's first 100-core processor: the TILE-Gx100™. The TILE-Gx100 offers the highest performance of any microprocessor yet announced by a factor of four. Moreover, the entire TILE-Gx...

Leave a comment