Toshiba Uses Bluetooth(TM) to Link PC and Projector

Mar 15, 2001, 00:00 ET from Toshiba Corporation

    TOKYO, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba Corporation continues to lead the
 way to a future of Bluetooth(TM) connectivity with the launch of the
 "Bluetooth(TM) data projector kit," the world's first Bluetooth(TM)-compliant
 application software.  The dedicated kit supports wireless links between a PC
 and projector and simplifies the set-up and adjustment of equipment for
 meetings, promotional events and presentations.
     The Bluetooth(TM) data projector kit will be launched in the Japanese
 market on March 28 and then in the US, European market.  It is compatible with
 any Toshiba PC with Windows(R) 98 SE or Windows(R) 98 ME and LCD data
 projector with a PCMCIA slot.  Toshiba already markets two compatible
 projectors, the "TLP-X20J" and "TLP-X21J."  For wireless data transfer
 start-up is as simple as installing Bluetooth(TM) PC cards into each unit.
         Product        Kit content         Recommended          Launch
      model number                         retail price
        TLPBT20      Two Bluetooth(TM)
                     PC cards Software      65,000 yen          March 28
                      (CD-ROM) Manual
     Product outline
     1. A Bluetooth(TM) Type II PC card supports wireless data transfers
        between the PC and the projector.
     2. SPANworks 2000 Special Edition software, Toshiba's original
        simultaneous data-sharing application, supports wireless data transfer
        between the PC and the projector-and between PCs.
     3. Direct transmission from PC to projector
     4. Supports future connectivity of projector with Bluetooth(TM)-equipped
        PDA or mobile phone.
     Toshiba Corporation
     Corporate Communications Office
     phone: +81-3-3457-2105
     fax: +81-3-5444-9202

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