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BenQ Amplifies Classroom Tech Focus, Hires Education Sales Manager

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BenQ America Corp., provider of Classroom IQ solutions, will participate in two upcoming educational events in support of its expanding commitment to the education sector.

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BenQ's MX661 BYOD Projector

The company will join education leaders and technology experts at FETC in Orlando, FL, from January 28-31, as well as at TCEA in Austin, Texas, from February 3-7. BenQ Classroom IQ Solutions on display will include new Colorific projectors, interactive flat panel (IFP) displays, and collaborative classroom applications.

With an increased commitment to the education market, BenQ has recently unveiled a number of initiatives including the BenQ Education Solutions in Technology (BEST) program. Created to provide educational partners across North America with a wide range of dedicated sales and support initiatives, the program furthers BenQ's focus on the success of today's students, teachers, and learning institutions.

Furthering its market support, BenQ named former educator Patti Postel as national education sales manager. As a former teacher, Patti understands the needs of educators and commented: "BenQ is very keen on bringing the most advanced classroom technologies to teachers, students, and schools. Our Classroom IQ Solutions are specifically designed to satisfy the need for more interactive and immersive experiences by integrating the world of connected devices with solutions that are innovative, affordable, and easy to use. Schools can now create connected classrooms using visual display tools that will both protect their investment and enrich the overall learning experience."

To complement the company's wireless projectors and IFP displays, BenQ's Classroom IQ solutions provide Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) collaboration, SmartEco lamp-saving technologies, as well as easy-to-use file sharing apps to transform teaching plans into more intuitive, immersive, and collaborative experiences. Furthermore, BenQ's Colorific projector technology is designed to ensure the delivery of accurate, crisp, and long-lasting color — allowing students to experience up to 1 billion colors on classroom projection screens.

For schools, the technology eliminates light burn or color degradation over extended usage, which reduces the devices' total cost of ownership (TCO), the company says. At FETC and TCEA, BenQ will showcase the following solutions:

BYOD Interactivity: Enhancing Learning Through Collaboration
Today's students are using a wide range of devices to facilitate their schoolwork. As a result, schools have integrated smartphones, tablets, and laptops within the classroom environment to promote student interaction and enhance the learning process. To support collaboration, BenQ offers a full line of interactive projectors, IFP displays, and apps.

On display at the upcoming edtech shows will be the MX661 BYOD Projector; MW824ST MHL-Equipped Interactive Projector; Interactive Flat Panel Displays; and PointWrite Technology and QWrite Software.


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BenQ Launches "BenQ Cares" Community Outreach Program

BenQ America Corp., is launching its new "BenQ Cares" community outreach program. To kick off the campaign, the company is inviting those in need of a projector revamp, including consumers, businesses, schools, and organizations across the U.S., to enter BenQ's Colorific Projector Upgrade for a chance to win a projector makeover worth up to $5,000. The upgrade is available to LCD projector owners looking to improve the imaging experience of their space.

BenQ Classroom IQ Solutions

To support the bring your own device (BYOD) trend arising in schools today, BenQ has developed the QDraw3 interactive software and app, which enables teachers to present and annotate directly onto teaching materials.

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BenQ Installation Projectors

BenQ America Corp., an international provider of visual display solutions, today introduced its new P Series line of professional installation projectors. Designed to bring performance to commercial applications in education, retail, and corporate environments, the company's new projector family provides XGA and WXGA resolutions, up to 6,500 lumens of brightness, and flexible setup options for switchable color wheels and optional lenses — all at a reasonable price point.