Microvision announced its financial and operating results for Q3 2017. Revenues were $6.1 million (and up from $4 million in Q3 2016), whih is Microvision's highest ever. Operating loss was $5.2 million (up from $4.1 million in Q3 2016) and the net loss was $5.2 million as well.
Cash used in operatings during the quarter was $5.7 million (up from $3.8 million in Q3 2016). As of September 30, 2017 backlog was $15.8 million and cash and cash equivalents were $25.3 million. Given time to market adjustment of the interactive display engine, Microvision anticipates to be at the lower end of its revenue guidance of $30 million to $60 million by January 2019.
The AAXA P2-A is a small cube-shaped pico projector that features a 130 lumens LCoS light engine. The P2-A is based on Android 5.1 and includes a wide-range of connectivity options: Wi-Fi, BlueTooth, HDMI, micro-SD slot, USB and A/V.
The P2-A is now shipping for $215.
Nebula's Capsule is a soda-can design Android-based (v7.1) bluetooth speaker and DLP pico projector combo. The projector features a 854x480 resolution and a brightness of 100 lumens. Batteries should last for 4 hours of video projection (and up to 30 hours of music playback).
Kodak announced three new pico projectors. First up is the pocket portable projector, which features a 640x360 DLP projector, 75 lumens and USB, MicroSD and HDMI inputs. The Kodak pocket portable projector is now shipping for $199.5
The Cube-like Kodak Pocket Pico Projector features a 854x480 100 lumens DLP projector and HDMI, MicroSD and USB inputs. The Kodak Pocket Pico Projector is now shipping for $249.9. Kodak also offers a similar projector with wireless connectivity for $299.99.
The Laser Beam Pro C200 is a laser-based pico projector that features a 1366x768 resolution, 200 lumens brightness, Android, 120-minute battery, HDMI, Wi-Fi and an internal media player.
The Viewsonic M1 is a DLP (854x480) pico projector that supports a very high brightness (250 lumens) and a large battery (6 hours of use). It can connect via HDMI or USB to a wide range of devices. It also includes an internal media player and dual Harman Kardon speakers. It is relatively large and heavy for a pico projector, at 690 grams.
The Viewsonic M1 is now shipping for $300. (Note: affiliated link to Amazon).
The Nebula Capsule II is a soda-can shaped pico projector and smart speaker that features an 1280x720 200 lumens DLP pico-projector, an Android TV 9 OS, 8W speaker and a battery that lasts for 3 hours of video playback.
The Nebula Capsule II launched on October 2018 via a kickstarter campaign.
The Optoma LV130 is a high-brightness (300 lumens) DLP WVGA projector that has a large 6,700 mAh battery (for up to 4.5 hours operation). The LV130 supports HDMI input (MHL 2.2).
The Optoma LV130 is now shipping for $385.
The Piqo Projector is an Android-based projector that features a Full-HD 200 lumens projector, 16 GB of internal memory and 5 hours of video playback.
The Piqo Projector is available currently through a crowdfunding campaign, it is supposed to start shipping in May 2019 and will cost $700 (current early-bird price is set at $329). For more information, click here.
Canon's first pico projector, the Rayo S1, is a WVGA (854x480) 100 lumens DLP pico projector that is based on Android OS. The Rayo S1 features built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, 4GB Of internal storage, a USB host reader and an onboard touchpad. The battery lasts for 2 hours.
Canon says it will start shipping the Rayo S1 in May 2019 for around $259.99.
The AAXA P7 Mini projector offers a portable Full-HD (1920x1080) LED projector with a high brightness of 600 lumens. It includes a large 10,000 mAh battery that can last for 90 minutes (450 lumens). It also includes a built-in media player.
The CINEMOOD is a cube-shaped 35-lumens pico projector that is aimed specifically for kids - with low blue light output and 25 videos and show episodes pre-loaded.
Philip's PicoPix Nano is said to be the world's smallest plug-and-play pico projector (at least according to Philips). The DLP projector has a brightness of 100 lumens, a built-in media player (with an SD card slot) and a battery that lasts for 80 minutes.The projector supports wireless mirroring for easy streaming from smartphones.
Philips did not yet detail the price or shipping date of the PicoPix Nano.
Philip's PicoPix Micro is a 150 lumens DLP WVGA pico projector that features a built-in media player, HDMI and USB connectivity.
Philips did not yet detail the price or shipping date of the PicoPix Micro.
The Propview is a uniquely-shaped pico projector that is based on Android OS (v6) and includes an internal media player. It is a DLP (854x480) pico projector with 100 Lumens.
The Propview smart projector is now shipping for $249.99.
The PicoPix Max is a premium and relatively large but still portable pico projector that features a Full-HD native image, 800 lumens, up to 3 hours of battery life, HDMI and USB-C connections and a built in Android-based media player with 16Gb of storage and a microSD slot.
The PicPix Max is available through IndieGogo, at a 50% discount (around $450 for backers, full price will be around $900). Philips already received over $600,000 from early backers.
Philips recently announced the PicoPix Max, a premium and relatively large but still portable Android-powered pico projector that features a Full-HD native image, 800 lumens and a battery life of up to 3 hours. Our friend Charbax posted a nice video showing a prototype device, and Philips says on the video that it already sold over 5,000 such projects on IndieGogo!
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