Pico Projectors – What’s in a Name?

Pico, Tiny, Micro. It all means the identical thing however these terms are usually not normally related to digital video projectors. Well now that expertise has advanced up to now we’re seeing projectors not much larger than a cigarette packet producing gorgeous images up to eighty inches in size.The term Pico is defined as ‘one trillionth’ of something which is pretty small. So Tiny and Micro in all probability cowl it. So too does very small and that’s exactly what these projectors are. However the real definition of a pico projector is one that fit’s into a persons pocket. They really are that small!

These superb digital projectors use an LED to project their image instead of the traditional lamp that’s present in most different digital projectors. LED technology has come along in leaps and bounds within the final 2 years with a number of tv and projector manufacturers providing sets with this know-how inside. Some newer pico projector models are using a laser as their light source to project images. For many gadgets, the lamp life is 10,000 to 30,000 hours which is a considerable quantity of time.

These amazing units often have a in-built power source in a battery which can energy the unit for as much as an hour. These batteries can then be recharged and the machine reused. They also include not less than a composite enter to permit laptops, PCs, game consoles and just about any device that can output video, to ship an image by way of them. Most additionally include the higher resolution VGA input’s to permit a fair pettier image quality to be displayed.

Some new devices popping out onto the market come with SD card slots that lets the person add movies straight onto the card and play it back without having to plug a source machine into the pico projector.

These gadgets are so small and lightweight that they can be utilized in any situation. You by no means have to fret about carrying round a giant, heavy bag with energy cords and a projector in it. Just whip one of these Pico Projectors out of your pocket and begin projecting in a matter of minutes.

It is going to be fascinating to see how far technology can go with these devices. Who is aware of, at some point they might change the larger house theatre projectors that we use in our residence cinemas now. Wouldn’t that be nice.