Tech start-up BryteWerks, founded by filmmaker Justin Eugene Evans, has announced that their BryteWerks Model One hybrid media center / high definition projectors are now shipping. The Model One projectors merge computer, digital and optical technologies into one feature-packed unit. Each of the 4 Model One projectors include an Intel Core i3 to i7 HTPC CPU, , a Blu-ray player, up to 2 terabytes of internal storage, including a 500 gigabyte solid state drive, and a custom version of XBMC (an open source media organization and playback application.
The projector specs are as follows: 16:10 widescreen format, 1920 x 1200 resolution using an LCD WUXGA panel, 1000:1 true contrast ratio and range from 6,000 to 11,000 lumens. The units also have 802.11n wireless capabilities, dual USB and HDMI ports. All units can be operated via the 8.9″ touchscreen panel, provided RF remote control, or via any number of WiFi and Bluetooth devices (via the XBMC remote app).
The black aluminum and steel enclosure is built on a rugged chassis, is 17-inches cubed and weighs 28 pounds. These all-in-one units are being marketed for use by home theater and film enthusiasts, performing arts centers, museums, churches, indie film theaters, corporations, military and AV Rental & Staging entities.
The Model One projectors are shipping now and range in price from $2,999 to $6,999.
Projector research firm Pacific Media Associates has been following the high-end (5000+ lumen) projector segment closely, and it has been outperforming the overall projector market in recent times. The all-in-one BryteWerks unit certainly meets a lot of the needs that the verticals they are targeting are looking for.
To learn more visit www.brytewerks.com