ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This week, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, 3M™ will
unveil the MM200, a new design in the company’s expanding miniature
projection portfolio. Offering brilliant color and VGA resolution with
an exceptionally thin profile, the 3M MM200 represents an evolutionary
leap in mobile projection technology. Just a year ago, 3M debuted its
first generation mobile projection engine at CES. Since then, the
company has successfully integrated that engine into consumer platforms
including the 3M MPro110 -- the mobile projector that won the “Grand
Award” in the gadget category of the Popular Science 2008 Best of
What’s New Awards.
“The history of 3M display technologies has been one of both
groundbreaking innovation and rapid industry introduction,” said Mike
Kelly, Executive Vice-President, 3M Display and Graphics Business. “In
1950, 3M brought its microreplication technology to the overhead
projector and revolutionized the industry. Now, some 50 years later, we
lead the industry in using prismatic brightness enhancement films. We
anticipate continuing this trend of leadership in 2009, with the help of
When integrated into a cell phone, handheld accessory or digital camera,
the MM200 engine can project up to a 50-inch image while drawing only 1
watt of power. The MM200 uses an advanced liquid crystal on silicon
(LCOS) electronic imager and is illuminated with multi-colored light
emitting diodes (LEDs).
Products featuring the MM200 engine will be available for consumer
purchase in 2009. 3M will demonstrate the MM200 in booth South 1 --
21417 at the Consumer Electronics Show, January 8 to 11, in Las Vegas.
For more information, visit 3m.com/mpro.
A recognized leader in research and development, 3M produces thousands
of innovative products for dozens of diverse markets. 3M’s core strength
is applying its more than 40 distinct technology platforms – often in
combination – to a wide array of customer needs. With $24 billion in
sales, 3M employs 79,000 people worldwide and has operations in more
than 60 countries. For more information, visit www.3m.com.
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