New pocket projectors from 3M and Vivitek

Breaking news in the pocket projector world! Projector People now sells 3D-ready HD pocket projectors and pocket projectors with built-in camcorders.

Vivitek Qumi pico projector

vivitek Qumi

Exhibit A: the 300-lumen Vivitek Qumi. We first met this little bad guy at CES 2011. The Vivitek Qumi is the world’s first 3D-ready, HD pocket projector. It features native 720p resolution, built-in 1W speakers and a LED light source that lasts up to 30,000 hours. Check out our video of the Qumi in action »

The Vivitek Qumi sells for $499 and will ship in June. It is available in white or black. Pre-order yours now»

3M CP40 pico projector

3M CP40

Exhibit B is the 14-lumen 3M CP40. This pico projector features a built-in camcorder capable of shooting 720p video. Now you can shoot and share with just the push of a button. No more worrying about cords or hooking up to an external storage device.

The 3M CP40 is in stock now and costs $299. Get your own 3M CP40»

Connectivity of the Vivitek Qumi and 3M CP40

Both projectors can hook up to a variety of inputs, including your iPad or iPhone.

Projector Central reviews the BenQ W1100 and W1200 1080p home theater projectors

Our friends over at Projector Central recently had the opportunity to test drive the new BenQ W1100 and W1200 home theater projectors.

BenQ W1200 home theater projector

They praised the projectors’ highly refined image quality, black levels and “dead-on color accuracy”.

“With a picture this large and dramatic, you might have a problem getting your friends to leave at the end of the movie,” – Bill Livolsi,

Read the full review here, then get your own BenQ W1100» or BenQ W1200».

Get a free Sharp 3D Blu-ray player with the Sharp XV-Z17000 3D projector!

What’s your favorite word in the English language?

Ours is “projector” followed very closely by “free”!

Today, we’re combining our two favorite words into a very special package. Between now and June 30, 2011, get a FREE Sharp 3D Blu-ray player when you purchase the Sharp XV-Z17000 1080p 3D projector and use the coupon code “3DBLURAY”.

This package gives you everything you need to enjoy your favorite 3D Blu-ray discs. You get the projector, two pairs of 3D glasses and a 3D Blu-ray player, a $399 value.

Stop waiting and start saving on 3D projectors now»

See the URC MX-450 universal remote control in action

We’re going gaga over the new URC MX-450 universal remote control. Not only does this remote support up to 24 AV components, it also boats a dazzling LCD screen that allows you to control your home theater with engaging graphics.

The URC MX-450 universal remote control is also customizable. Create macros that will automatically turn on your projector and DVD when you want to watch a movie, or have your custom installer fine tune your URC MX-450 universal remote control exactly to your liking and needs.

We can’t do this remote justice in words. Check it out in action in the video below.

Get your own URC MX-450 remote »