NEC teams up with Luidia to Provide Increased Interactivity to Customers

NEC Display Solutions announces premium interactive whiteboard kit

Munich and San Carlos, California, 7 November 2011 NEC Display Solutions Europe and Luidia Inc ., the leading provider of interactive technology that helps the world capture and share content, today announced that Luidia’s eBeam technology features in NEC’s newly launched NP01Wi line of interactive whiteboard kits.

“The integration of Luidia’s eBeam technology into our projector mount enables all NEC’s short and ultra short throw projectors to deliver advanced data interactivity to customers,” said Klaus Auerboeck, Director Product Management Projectors at NEC Display Solutions Europe. “Our customers will be able to not only view, but collaborate on, projected content in real-time. This leads to more exciting, engaging and, most importantly, productive classrooms and workplaces around the world.”

Intent on increasing collaboration, more companies and schools are adopting new technologies that help participants connect more closely to content and each other. A number of projector solutions on the market address this need, but require organisations to purchase and combine multiple components, which can be costly, cumbersome and time-consuming to implement and operate. NEC’s solution was to integrate Luidia’s interactive technology directly into its projector mounts – providing its customers with advanced data collaboration capabilities that make it easy to capture and share projected content in real-time.

 “Luidia has a long-standing partnership with NEC and is excited to take it to the next level,” began Roy Erez, Luidia’s SVP of Worldwide Sales and Business Development. “Organisations are asking for richer, more engaging meeting experiences, because they result in important benefits, such as increased productivity, in the classroom and workplace. Luidia’s technology is the key for industry leaders like NEC to create products to satisfy this increasing demand.”

The optional NP01Wi module will be compatible with NEC’s U Series and M Short Throw Series projectors. The new interactive whiteboard module will launch in Europe in November 2011.

Luidia Inc. is the leading provider of interactive eBeam technology that helps the world capture and share content. The San Carlos, Calif.-based company’s products are utilized by organizations of all sizes, with hundreds of thousands of users across multiple industries and geographies. Luidia also partners with industry leaders who apply eBeam technology in their latest products.

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NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH has its European headquarters in Munich, Germany and is responsible for all business activities in EMEA, divided into the five sales regions Northern Europe, Central and Central East Europe, Western and South Europe/Mediterranean, Commonwealth of Independent States and Middle East/Africa. NEC Display Solutions benefits from the technological know-how and technologies of the NEC Corporation and, with its own Research and Development, is one of the world's leading manufacturers offering the widest product range of display solutions in the market. The display product portfolio ranges from entry-level to professional and speciality desktop LCDs, via large-size Public Displays for Digital and Retail Signage. The Projector range offers products for all needs, from portable devices via business projectors to products for permanent operation (such as PoS applications) and digital cinema projectors. Managing Director of the European head office is Bernd Eberhardt.

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NEC Display Solutions UK Ltd
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