In 2010, CASIO became the first company in the world to develop a Laser & LED Light Source for projectors. Developed in response to the environmental, economic and utilitarian needs of the era, this Solid State Illumination Light Source technology is being quickly diffused throughout the projector industry as the new light source standard. CASIO can look forward to continued growth in an expanding market as the leading manufacturer of Solid State Illumination Light Source Projectors. The Laser and LED Technology has a long life light source that last approximately 20,000 hours. With the combined dust resistance design, it helps to reduce deterioration of the projector luminance which is commonly attributed to dust and also reduces the maintenance of Casio Projectors. Comparing to mercury lamp projectors, Casio requires little to no maintenance.