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Canon U.S.A. Introduces Two New Ultra Short Throw DLP Projectors - Including The First Interactive Model

New Projectors Combine WXGA Resolution and 3000 Lumens with Impressive Performance and Value for Education, Corporate and Retail Applications


MELVILLE, N.Y., June 10, 2015 - Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is expanding its competitively priced Portable DLP Projector line with two Ultra Short Throw models, the LV-WX300UST and LV-WX300USTi, the latter of which is also Canon's first interactive model allowing for simultaneous collaboration with multiple users. Both projectors are capable of displaying 3D content via the DLP-Link System and are equipped with two HDMI inputs, an RJ-45 input for network management, built-in 10W speakers and screen color correction.

Both models offer a 0.35:1 Throw Ratio, 3000 Lumens, WXGA resolution (1280 x 800) and a contrast ratio of up to 7500:1, allowing for the projection of large, bright, high-resolution images and HD video from very short throw distances (both can display 80-inch diagonal images from less than one-foot from the projector). The high-image quality and versatility of these models make them ideal for a range of applications including educational and corporate presentations, and both rear-projection advertising and digital signage.

"The LV-WX300UST and LV-WX300USTi Multimedia Projectors are engineered to meet the high-quality and budget-friendly AV requirements of several diverse and dynamic markets," said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "Both models can project impressive images from extremely short distances, taking advantage of smaller meeting room and classroom environments, while our new interactive model adds an important new dimension to presentations and lectures."

"i" is for Interactive

The interactive projector technology supplied with Canon's new LV-WX300USTi offers users a number of important benefits to help provide an immersive, engaging experience for students, employees and viewers. From collaborative problem solving to participatory team-building, the interactive benefits allow for a user to enhance presentation and lecture experiences by involving their audiences, thus helping improve message impact and retention.

The interactive functionality of the LV-WX300USTi allows for up to four interactive pens* to simultaneously write text and diagrams on the projected screen. For added flexibility, an optional Finger Touch Module can be purchased and installed to allow for writing using other objects (fingers, pointers, etc.) without the need of an interactive pen.

Enhanced Image Quality

For applications that require displaying high-resolution images and video content, the LV-WX300UST and LV-WX300USTi Projectors offer high-quality color output that is reproduced by the projectors single-chip DLP BrilliantColor color-processing technology which is capable of reproducing over one billion colors.

Pricing, Availability and Warranty Information

The new Canon LV-WX300UST and LV-WX300USTi Multimedia Projectors will have suggested list prices of $1,749.99** and $1,799.00** respectively. The LV-WX300UST is now available through authorized Canon dealers and distributors, and the interactive LV-WX300USTi model will be available in late July 2015. An optional Wall Mount is also available (sold separately) for simplified installation.

For more information please visit www.usa.canon.com/projectors.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean (excluding Mexico) markets. With approximately $31 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2014† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2015. In 2014, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the 11th consecutive year. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact pr@cusa.canon.com.

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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their respective owners.

* Two (2) interactive pens are included with the purchase of an LV-WX300USTi projector. To use more than two (2) interactive pens, extra pens must be purchased.

** Availability, prices and specifications are subject to change without notice. Actual prices are set by individual dealers and may vary.

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