The software, a $500 value, can be downloaded at no charge from www.sony.com/projectors.
"PJNet! software is designed for organizations that have multiple projectors installed across several locations and want to centralize their Information Technology and audio-visual support resources," said David Schultz, Product Manager, Projectors, Broadcast Communication Solutions Group, Sony of Canada Ltd. "Companies can lower maintenance costs, reduce projector downtime and increase productivity by remotely monitoring and diagnosing projector issues. PJNet! software can then simply send a notification about the issue to the appropriate person."
The software can be set-up to alert network administrators when filters need to be cleaned or when lamp hours are approaching maximum usage limits, which can help increase a projector's longevity. Projectors can be scheduled to automatically turn on and off, and administrators can remotely fix problems such as input connectivity or inverted images without having to send a technician in person.
PJNet! software also offers increased security. If a projector becomes disconnected from the network, the software will send an e-mail or page to security, indicating the model number, location and time of occurrence.
The software is compatible with Windows® systems and most Internet browsers. Sony's PJNet! software supports the following Sony network LCD projectors:
Sony's VPL-CX76 and VPL-CX86 wireless LCD projectors are also supported.
About The Broadcast Communication Solutions Group
The Broadcast Communication Solutions (BCS) Group is a division of Sony of Canada Ltd., headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. BCS Group markets and supports Sony's full range of broadcast, professional video and audio equipment, including high definition video, interactive and security applications for the broadcast, production, business, industry, government, medical and education sectors through a network of authorized systems integrators.
About Sony of Canada Ltd.
Established in 1955, Sony of Canada Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, a world leader in the manufacture and marketing of electronic and computer products for consumer, business, electronics publishing and multimedia applications on a global scale. With headquarters in Toronto, sales offices in Vancouver and Montreal and distribution centres in Coquitlam, British Columbia, and Whitby, Ontario, approximately 1,000 employees support 77 Sony stores and a network of more than 500 authorized dealers across Canada.
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