MicroVision today announces its new SHOWWX+ Laser Pico Projector which they are claiming to be the world’s first laser projector. It fits in your pocket and comes in the size of any ordinary mobile phone, it is powered by MicroVision’s PicoP display engine which uses patented laser-scanning technology to create large uniformed images. The SHOWWX+ is a “Made for iPod, iPhone, and iPad” product that connects easily to either Apple device or even other mobile devices.
Other specifications includes a 5,000:1 native contrast ratio, 15 laser lumens, capable of projecting a 12-inch to 100-inch diagonal image at resolutions up to WVGA 848X480. Unlike other pico projectors, SHOWWX+ does not require complex lenses, color wheels, lamps or LEDs. The MicroVision SHOWWX+ debuts for a price of $449 per unit and can be found on MicroVision’s Online Store.