CES 2010 – Las Vegas – 3M launches an enhanced version of their pico projector dubbed the MPro150. This is the first pocket projector that 3M has released which incorporates 1-gig of built-in memory as well as a removable micro SD card.
The MPro150 uses LED powered LCoS technology and projects images at VGA resolution with 15-lumens of brightness. 3M has also placed an on-board suite of applications on to the MPro150 to use for both business and recreation. The GUI includes a status bar and the ability to manage files.
3M’s new pico also integrates two half-watt stereo speakers on to the unit as well as an audio jack to take external speakers or headphones. Other connections include: mini USB port, VGA, component and composite connector. Included in the package are: the MPro150, lithium polymer battery, micro SD card, computer cable, video cable, RCA adapter, USB cable, AC power adapter, tripod, guide, and protective sleeve. Other accessories are optional.
The estimated street price, by PCMag, is $395