July 1, 2008

Leading Educators Join 3LCD at NECC 2008 to Discuss Importance of Color and Visual Learning in Today’s Classroom

SAN ANTONIO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- 3LCD, the world's number one projection display technology, at National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) 2008, is providing attendees with new lessons on projection, presentations and color in the classroom from three of the nation's education technology leaders: Dr. Lynelle Burmark, Tim Chase and Jennifer Gingerich. All three presenters will highlight the importance of superior color performance in the classroom, which as been a key reason for 3LCD's dominance in the Education market. According to Futuresource (formerly known as DTC), 3LCD is the leading projection technology for the institutional market* worldwide, which includes schools and districts of all sizes and grade levels. 3LCD is dedicated to ensuring that the needs of today's teachers and students are met with high quality, reliable and low maintenance projection products.

Attendees will benefit from educational presentations from these leading experts:

   Dr. Lynelle Burmark   NECC Topics: "Extreme Presentation Maker" and "Extreme Presenter Maker"
Lynell earned her Ph.D. from Stanford University, where faculty and students elected her to receive the Walter Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching. Lynell's book, Visual Literacy: Learn to See, See to Learn, a widely adopted textbook for teacher education and instructional technology programs, won the book of the year award for publisher ASCD in 2002.

   Jennifer Gingerich   NECC Topics: "A Projector in Every Classroom" and "Powerful Presentations"

Jennifer was an elementary classroom teacher for nine years in the Beaverton School District; district technology trainer and coach for Canby School District for six years; in addition to serving as a certified trainer, consultant, and STAR Discovery Educator for Discovery Education. Jennifer is the recipient of an Inspired Teacher Award.

   Tim Chase   NECC Topic: "More Power for Your Point"

Tim Chase is a full-time, in-the-trenches classroom teacher. He taught the first three of his ten years of teaching at a teacher's institute in central China, and the last seven have been in central Oregon. He serves on the leadership team of Oregon's EdTech Professional Development Cadre and is a leader for the Central Oregon Educational Technology Team.

"We're excited to have the overwhelming support of leading educators who understand the impact of projection in the classroom in terms of both curriculum and capturing the attention of the modern, multimedia-based student," said Rina Bhuva, senior strategic marketing manager. "They recognize the significant difference 3LCD projectors can make improving retention and recall and resulting test scores."

"3LCD maintains the largest proportion of the education market with 59 percent worldwide market share during Q108 in a segment that includes education, government and military institutions," said David Luu, Futuresource. "The education market continues to be one of the fastest growing segments for projection and currently makes up 85-90 percent of all sales in the institutional segment."

NECC attendees can see the colorful presentations and learn more about 3LCD technology by visiting 3LCD booth #2146.

About 3LCD Technology

3LCD is the world's leading projection technology, delivering unbelievably bright and natural color, amazing detail and road-tested reliability. Using an advanced, 3-chip optical engine, 3LCD offers full-time color for brilliant quality images without the possibility of color break-up. 3LCD is based on LCD technology, which is used by leading manufacturers worldwide for the ultimate viewing experience in flat panel TVs and projectors. To find out why more users choose 3LCD than all other projection technologies combined and to get the latest list of leading companies offering 3LCD technology in their products, visit the 3LCD website at http://www.3lcd.com/

* The Institutional segment includes sales to education, government departments, military, medical and places of worship


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