ELMO Enhances Classroom Instruction and Business Presentations with AMIMON WHDI

Santa Clara, Calif. – JULY 24, 2012 – AMIMON, the market leader in wireless HD and universal mobile connectivity, announced today that ELMO’s MO-1w visual presenter and VPR-1 receiver utilizes AMIMON’s Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI) technology to eliminate the need for cumbersome wiring between devices used in school instruction and daily business presentations.
Based on the popular wired version of MO-1, MO-1w wirelessly captures static images of documents and three-dimensional objects, such as textbooks, student notebooks and business contracts, and projects them onto a screen through a projector or on a digital TV monitor. MO-1w also makes it possible to wirelessly show movies from PCs and DVD players.
The visual presenter is equipped with a wireless video camera system used in combination with the VPR-1 wireless video receiver in conference rooms and classrooms to reduce costs associated with wiring and installation and allow greater freedom in presentations. By using the WHDI wireless technology developed by AMIMON, images can be transmitted up to full 1080/30p HD video and wireless audio, with no cable connection required between the MO-1w and a projector or monitor.
MO-1w is also equipped with an HDMI input terminal and analog RGB to connect to smartphones, PCs and other communications and video equipment. With its compatibility for tablets or smartphones, the wireless mobility of the camera supports the visual communication needs of schools and businesses at any time and any place.
The MO-1w document camera is a convenient tool for teachers worldwide to improve education and make classroom tools more accessible. With tremendous support from teachers, the use of the document camera in schools is progressing.
As a business presentation tool, the document camera’s simple functionality presents large and small documents to enhance the meeting participants’ understanding of the content, such as the examination of contracts in law firms.
Features of the MO-1w visual presenter include:
● Supports 1080i / 30fps video and audio transfer without delay with WHDI wireless system.
● Uses a folding camera head design forhigh mobility with a thickness of 28mm and weight of 590g.
● Equipped with 5-megapixel CMOS sensor and a digital zoom factor of eight to show clear details of the subject.
● Equipped with an external HDMI and analog RGB inputs, it allows transmission of the internal camera or an external device.
● With the rotary camera head and movable arm, images of the subject can be taken from every angle.
● Still images taken with the MO-1w can be saved to an SD card.
Visual Presenter and Image Mate are registered trademarks or trademarks of ELMO Co., LTD. Other names and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
Wireless connectivity is changing the way consumers view high-definition content from mobile devices, at home and on the go. AMIMON, a market leader in wireless HD and universal mobile connectivity, is the only company in the world that is harnessing the power of mobile devices to bring their HD content to the TV screen. As a founding member of the WHDI (Wireless Home Digital Interface) standard, AMIMON’s semiconductor solutions utilize WHDI to give consumers convenience and flexibility to access and view content on devices from all manufacturers via the TV. AMIMON is headquartered in Herzlia, Israel, with offices in Santa Clara, Calif.; Tokyo, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan and Shenzhen, China. To connect with AMIMON, visit http://www.AMIMON.com
ELMO USA has been a leader in education technology for more than 90 years. The company’s cutting-edge innovations are shaping the future of visual communications. Foremost among these innovations are teaching tools for dynamic classroom presentations. ELMO’s groundbreaking document cameras and visual presenters benefit students by enabling instructors to incorporate stimulating high-resolution visuals into their lesson plans. These value-priced, full-featured teaching tools offer a level of interactivity and spontaneity that static transparencies or “one-dimensional, pre-planned” laptop and desktop computer lessons simply do not. For more information about ELMO’s educational products, visit http://www.elmousa.com or call 1.800.947.ELMO.
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