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Press Release: BenQ Brings Mobile Content to the Boardroom

New MX600 Projector Uses MHL Technology to Enable Media-Rich Presentations Via Smart Devices

COSTA MESA, Calif. — Dec. 10, 2013 — BenQ America Corp., the world’s No. 1-selling DLP(R) projector brand and the No. 1 name in short-throw projection, today introduced its new MX600 mobile-friendly projector. Designed to satisfy today’s boardroom’s Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) requirements, the company’s latest Colorific(TM) projector features Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) capabilities, an ultra-bright 3200 lumens of lamp power, and BenQ’s SmartEco(TM) technology to enable an incredible 10,000 hours of lamp life while providing intelligent mobile collaboration to any corporate environment.

Featuring a small and light form-factor design, the MX600 enables easy tablet, smartphone, and notebook collaboration using MHL technology. As a result, working groups can transfer any small-screen content from portable devices directly to the projector’s big screen — bringing file sharing and increased interaction to meetings, presentations, and seminars. Equipped with XGA native resolution, 13,000:1 contrast ratio, and Colorific image quality, the projector delivers accurate, crisp, and long-lasting image quality while casting an amazing one billion colors to the screen.

“As BYOD becomes an integral part of today’s connected workflows, organizations are seeking solutions that provide simple collaboration from the world’s wide range of handheld devices,” said Bob Wudeck, Associate Vice President, Strategy and Business Development at BenQ America Corp. “Using our new MHL-enabled MX600 projector, users gain an extremely easy solution for sharing content while also combining the market’s most advanced picture performance features and energy saving technology. With our new BenQ remote and flexible installation options, the projector is the total package for high-quality, cost-effective content sharing.”

To provide extended lamp life without impacting picture performance, the MX600 projector features BenQ’s world-leading SmartEco technology. In “LampSave” mode, the projector automatically adjusts lamp power to extend lamp life by 50 percent by using just the right amount of brightness, resulting in an amazing 10,000 hours of lamp power with no projection-quality compromises. To further reduce energy consumption, an “Eco Blank” mode allows presenters to blank out the screen whenever projection isn’t needed, while a “No Source Detected” mode automatically lowers brightness to 30 percent when no display has been detected for more than three minutes. In “Standby” mode, the projector will lower power consumption to less than 0.5 W during periods of inactivity, providing even greater energy savings.

To bring even more flexibility to meetings, BenQ is introducing its new projector remote which allows users to control MHL content from their smart devices directly from the handheld unit. Simplifying setup, the MX660 also features horizontal and vertical keystone calibration to get presentations up and running rapidly, regardless of boardroom layout or location. To further facilitate installations, the projector features a built-in 10W speaker and allows users to charge their smart devices via the projector’s MHL connection.

Now shipping, the BenQ MX600 retails for $699. More information on BenQ’s full line of projectors is available at www.BenQ.us.

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About BenQ America Corp.
The BenQ digital lifestyle brand stands for “Bringing Enjoyment ‘N’ Quality to Life,” fusing lifestyle with technology, enjoyment with productivity, and aesthetic design with engineering. It is this mantra that has made BenQ the No. 1-selling DLP(R) projector brand worldwide, as well as the No. 1 name in short-throw projectors. BenQ America Corp. offers an extensive line of visual display and presentation solutions that incorporate the very latest technologies. The company delivers a broad range of projectors, flat-panel displays, and monitors for any application and market — education, home, gaming, enterprise, government, house of worship, digital signage, A/V, and IT — with cutting-edge models that lead the industry in performance, reliability, environmental sustainability, and aesthetics. Whether it’s interactive digital whiteboards for classrooms, full HD 3D projectors for home theaters, short-throw projectors for boardrooms, interactive flat-panel displays for digital signage, or LED backlight monitors for professional gaming, BenQ continues to defy the limits of digital displays. The company’s products are available across North America through leading value-added distributors, resellers, and retailers.

More information is available at www.BenQ.us.

About BenQ Corporation
Founded on the corporate vision of “Bringing Enjoyment ‘N’ Quality to Life,” BenQ Corporation is a world-leading human technology and solutions provider aiming to elevate and enrich every aspect of consumers’ lives. To realize this vision, the company focuses on the aspects that matter most to people today — lifestyle, business, healthcare, and education — with the hope of providing people with the means to live better, increase efficiency, feel healthier, and enhance learning. Such means include a delightful broad portfolio of people-driven products and embedded technologies spanning digital projectors, monitors, interactive large-format displays, digital cameras and camcorders, mobile computing devices, and lighting solutions. Because it matters.

About BenQ Group
The BenQ Group is a $20+ billion powerhouse comprised of 15+ independent companies operating in over 30 countries across numerous industries with a combined workforce of over 100,000 employees. Each Group member is a recognized leader in its own field, contributing to the BenQ Group’s vast resources, broad R&D, and distinct strategic strengths. By leveraging each company’s vertical specialization to create true scale across horizontal markets, the BenQ Group controls a highly efficient value chain with the unrivaled ability to deliver critical components and world-class solutions in the following industries: TFT-LCD, green energy, fine chemicals and advanced materials, lighting, IC design, precision components, system integration, branded business, and service. The Group is committed to profitable and sustainable businesses that share its long-standing vision of “Bringing Enjoyment ‘N’ Quality to Life.”

The BenQ Group companies are: BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (world’s top manufacturer of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, BenQ ESCO Corp., BenQ Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Corp., BenQ Medical Center, BenQ Medical Technology Corp., BriView Co., Ltd., Daxin Materials Corp., Dazzo Technology Corp., Forhouse Corp., Lextar Electronics Corp., and Raydium Semiconductor Corp.

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