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Texas Instruments Releases Pico Projector Development Kit

During CES, Texas Instruments hinted towards a Pico Projector Development Kit that would be available to manufacturers who wanted to integrate the device into future products. Recently it has been announced that TI has released their Development Kit though Electronics components distributer Digi-Key Corporation. This company was selected for their reputation of having the industry’s broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment. Starting today, Digi-Key will be supplying Pico Projector Development Kits for the suggested price of $349. The kits will include an HVGA (640 x 240) resolution, DLP projection device, a three color LED light engine, a power supply, and a video cable that is connected to a BeagleBoard. The board contains the OMAP35x processor and is supported by an open-source Linux community. “We are very excited about offering TI’s DLP Pico technology to our customers. The Pico Projector Development Kit will enable the development of a wide array of embedded systems in the high-growth medical, industrial and consumer segments, creating flexibility and options on how information and content is shared. With regard to the pairing of the pico projector and the BeagleBoard, it will be fun to see what engineers come up with using these two gadgets,” said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO.

[via Market Watch]

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