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3LCD Celebrates Technology Innovation at 2014 CES

Today, at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, 3LCD is celebrating a quarter-century of technology innovation and global leadership. The world's leading projection technology and a trusted partner for many of the largest consumer electronics brands, 3LCD has introduced hundreds of thousands of projectors during the last 25 years and paved the way for innovations such as ultra-short throw, interactivity and network connectivity.

In 2013, 3LCD technology surpassed more than 90 million chips shipped from market-leading manufacturers, the most recent in an impressive series of milestones since the shipment of the first 3LCD projector in 1988.

Additional landmark products from 3LCD include the first network-connected projector in 1999, 1080p resolution in 2002, the first WXGA short-throw projector in 2008, 3D-compatible chips in 2011, and alternative light-source projectors including LED and laser-based in 2010 and 2013, respectively.

3LCD has consistently contributed to advancements in image quality, road-tested reliability, energy efficiency and overall performance. The innovative three-chip design delivers vibrant, true-to-life images with up to three times higher Color Brightness[1] and nine out of 10 people prefer images from 3LCD projectors over 1-Chip DLP[2].

3LCD technology powers the majority of all education, business, and home theater projectors and offers a number of competitive technology advantages, including:

  • 3-Chip Optical Engine: All 3LCD projectors use a 3-chip optical engine to deliver incredibly bright, true-to-life color.
  • High Color Light Output: 3LCD projectors deliver high Color and White Brightness so images, video and text always look their very best.
  • Brighter Colors: 3LCD delivers up to three times higher Color Brightness1
  • Road-Tested Reliability: 3LCD technology has consistently been the choice of users who demand long-life performance and reliability.

For more information about 3LCD technology and the wide variety of products and leading manufacturers that use it, visit

About 3LCD Technology
3LCD is the world's leading projection technology, delivering unbelievably bright and natural color, amazing detail and road-tested reliability. Using an advanced, 3-chip optical engine, 3LCD offers full-time color for brilliant quality images. 3LCD is based on LCD technology, which is used by leading manufacturers worldwide for the ultimate viewing experience in flat panel TVs and projectors. To find out why more users choose 3LCD than all other projection technologies combined and to get the latest list of leading companies offering 3LCD technology in their products, visit the 3LCD website at

[1] Compared to leading 1-chip DLP based on NPD data, July 2011 through June 2012. Color Brightness (Color Light Output) measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4, Color Brightness will vary depending on usage conditions.

[2] 9 out of 10 people preferred images from leading 3LCD projectors over leading 1-chip DLP business and education projectors. Leading projectors selected according to NPD data as of July 2013. Based on independent U.S. research conducted by Radius Research (July 2013).


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