DOVER, N.J., Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc., a pioneer in the data projection space, is excited to announce that the EcoLite™ XJ-V1 projector has been awarded Tech & Learning magazine's Award of Excellence for outstanding education technology products. All honored software, hardware, network, App and Web products that were chosen exhibited innovative applications that break new ground and added significant enhancements to proven education tools. A panel of more than 30 educators, who tested hundreds of entries, chose the winners. Detailed descriptions of winning products and judges' comments will be featured in Tech & Learning's December 2015 Awards Issue.
"Casio is honored to be recognized for developing innovative and forward-thinking technology for the education industry," said Joe Gillio, Senior Director Strategic Planning and Marketing, of Casio's Business Projector Division. "We pride ourselves in offering a full portfolio of LampFree® projectors including the EcoLite XJ-V1 that are intended to address educators' specific needs and help them achieve their goals in the classroom."
Designed for educators, the EcoLite XJ-V1 provides the ability to enjoy many of the benefits of Casio's LampFree projectors in a budget friendly package. Powered by Casio's LASER & LED Hybrid Light Source technology, this LampFree projector combines a laser, fluorescent element and LEDs to generate high brightness and a 20,000 hour estimated lifespan. Compared to its competition, the EcoLite requires only 180 watts of power at the brightest setting and eco modes can reduce power consumption up to an additional 50 percent.
Casio's EcoLite XJ-V1 projector features a throw ratio of 1.54-1.7:1, produces 2700 lumens of brightness, and boasts XGA (1024 x 768) resolution which is suitable for displaying content from video and computer sources. The EcoLite features inputs for RGB and HDMI and includes a Variable audio output for external audio. A 3 year parts and labor warranty plus 5 years or 10,000 hours on the light source ensure reliable long term operation.
For additional information on Casio's full portfolio of products, please visit www.CasioLampFree.com.
About Casio LampFree® Projectors
Casio's portfolio of LampFree® projectors combines a laser, a fluorescent element and an LED light to deliver a mercury-free hybrid light source that lasts up to 20,000 hours while sustaining a high brightness and keeping maintenance costs to a minimum. Casio has four series of LampFree® projectors that are available for home, business, education and commercial applications - Slim, Signature, Pro and Short Throw. For additional information on Casio's projector series and LampFree® technology, please visit www.CasioLampFree.com.
About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions. Established in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to fulfill its corporate creed of "creativity and contribution" through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit www.casiousa.com.
About Tech & Learning
For over 35 years, Tech & Learning has been -- and continues to be -- the leading resource for K-12 leaders. Its publications, websites and events provide factual and evaluative information on trends, products, and strategies to educators who purchase technology products in their districts and schools. Tech & Learning delivers the highest quality content and essential resources to manage, train, and teach technology. For more information, visit www.TechLearning.com.
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