TI Says Pico Projectors Poised For Mobile Phone Resurgence
Three years ago, when Texas Instruments unveiled its tiny ‘pico’ projector for mobile devices, it seemed destined to be the next buzzy cellphone feature.
The premise was attractive: beam a video, photo or presentation from your phone onto a wall or screen to view it full-size and share with others. Device makers quickly built pico projectors into digital still cameras, camcorders, media players and docking stations. Cellphone manufacturers were slower on the uptake.