DLI iPad Dock Projector

DLI creates leading-edge solutions that utilize Texas Instruments’ DLP light engine technology in a variety of applications. One area they had not yet explored was combining DLP technology with a portable content source to create a powerful HD home theater system. The design also needed to be small enough to fit under an iPad while handling the extreme thermal challenges presented by the high-power HD projection system. To solve this, M3 investigated a range of electronic packaging solutions using rapid prototyping and simulation techniques to arrive at an optimal solution. Once the solution was defined, M3 performed the full engineering design of the enclosure system, soft-tooled its components, validated its performance and delivered fully-functional prototypes that DLI used to demonstrate to potential customers.