February 7, 2008 Israeli technology company Explay is set to unveil a new version of its oio companion at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday. The oio is a stand alone battery operated miniature mobile projector that connects to mobile devices to provide a big screen experience.
The oio companion uses Explay's proprietary mobile projection technology that combines Laser and LED light sources with a micro-display. The technology offers class 1 eye safety and always-in-focus features, low power consumption, an affordable price, and a speckle free image, all packed into a device the size of a "candy bar" phone.
The market for mobile projection will be composed of companion projectors and embedded projectors. Explay's technology serves both markets with customization flexibility per customer. Industry analysts and other mobile projection players are now validating Explay's long standing conviction that the companion market will be the first to develop.
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Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.
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