BenQ InfoComm 2016 Preview

phpeZAzZuAMNew LU9715 BlueCore Laser Professional Projector
The LU9715 BlueCore laser light source projector will make its debut at InfoComm 2016. Part of BenQ’s Integrators’ Choice offering, the laser model is the brightest option for large venue applications including museums, houses of worship, entertainment, enterprise and education spaces. It delivers 8,000 lumens and a 100,000:1 contrast ratio for superior image performance even under bright ambient light settings. The BlueCore laser engine provides significantly improved color fidelity through a dual color wheel system, support for 360 degree and portrait installation and 24/7-operation for expanded application opportunities. Combined with DLP® technology, the laser projector achieves color accuracy that never degrades over time. It gives AV pros unlimited installation flexibility with up to eight optional lenses, featuring all-glass construction for ultra-clear focus and high apertures for brightness. With an improved cooling system and maintenance-free operation, the LU9715 extends its lifespan to 20,000 hours without lamp replacement, even when operating at full brightness. The projector features HDBaseT signal transmission and comes equipped with 3G SDI, ideal for media applications. It also gives IT managers remote monitoring and control via LAN.

SU931 High Brightness Professional Projector
The SU931, introduced in April, and making its InfoComm debut, is engineered to meet the demands of professional installations where resolution and brightness are critical to optimizing today’s meeting spaces. An addition to BenQ’s Integrators’ Choice program, the SU931 boasts WUXGA resolution, 6,000 lumens and a 3000:1 contrast ratio. This boost in brightness ensures superior performance even in challenging lighting environments. The S-Series projector delivers the most accurate color rendition, crisp image details and long-lasting picture quality, eliminating both light burn and color degradation over the life of the product. The SU931 features a 1.6x big zoom, making it easier to achieve the desired image size from nearly any location. Additional flexibility is provided with vertical lens shift, vertical and horizontal keystone correction and corner fit geometric correction. The projector offers HDMI® connectivity as well as MHL, allowing users to share content on the big screen directly from their mobile devices. The SU931 is equipped with LAN control for remote monitoring and management across large facilities, as well as wireless operation via an optional kit.

PU9530 High Brightness Professional Projector
BenQ’s P-Series projectors, on display at InfoComm 2016, deliver brilliant image performance and accurate color reproduction suitable for any large venue application. The dual-lamp, high-brightness PU9530 released earlier in the year, joins the Integrators’ Choice lineup and features WUXGA resolution; 6,000 lumens; motorized zoom, focus and horizontal and vertical lens shift; 2D keystone correction; plus a range of connectivity options including HDBaseT for ease of installation and setup.

Offering the flexibility to meet the demands of any professional installation, the projector is available with seven optional interchangeable lenses ranging from 0.79 short-throw to 8.56 long-throw versions; two interchangeable color wheels for higher brightness and improved color balance demands; and 360-degree vertical projection capabilities. For IT managers, facility-wide maintenance is made simple with LAN control, allowing easy remote monitoring and control directly from an administrator’s workstation. The projector supports AMX®, Crestron® and PJLink® systems, making system interoperability even more efficient while energy-savings modes further reduce total cost of ownership.

New CH100 Portable Projector
At InfoComm 2016, BenQ will unveil the new CH100, the first portable LED projector specially designed to maximize the few key minutes of a critical presentation. The CH100 is the ideal companion for web designers, graphic artists and all visionary storytellers who never compromise when bringing ideas to life. To ensure perfect presentations for critical client pitches, the projector delivers accurate picture quality with 100-percent sRGB color fidelity and full HD 1080p resolution, displaying colors the way they are meant to be seen. Its high-contrast performance generates pristine, detailed images enhanced by five picture modes— sRGB, Motion Graphics, Lectures, Vivid Color and Cinema settings — making the CH100 equally adept in a variety of presentation environments and business applications.Perfect for collaborative spaces, huddle rooms or the boardroom, the ultra-compact CH100 fits a13-inch laptop form factor and can project images up to 120-inches wide at 6-feet from the screen due to its innovative short-throw lens. Outputting 1,000 lumens and up to 20,000 hours of operation, the CH100 delivers long-lasting colors that won’t degrade or fade over time.

MW883UST Ultra-Short-Throw Education Projector
BenQ’s ultra-short-throw MW883UST next-gen projector, on display at InfoComm 2016, combines high brightness, stunning WXGA resolution for crisp image quality, simple installation and setup and interactive capabilities that change the way teachers and students engage. The projector beams out 3,300 lumens and a 10,000:1 contrast ratio to enhance image quality for a richer visual experience even under ambient lighting conditions. With the exclusive PointWrite™ interactive module option, the projector allows teachers and students to interact easily with and annotate course material to create a fun and engaging learning environment using pens or finger-touch technology. Additionally, BenQ QWrite interactive software allows teachers to capture and save lessons with ease so that students get the exact notes as they appear on the board. Wireless connectivity and content sharing is enabled via an optional QCast dongle. Featuring Blu-ray™ 3D capabilities, dual HDMI ports (one being MHL-compatible), a USB reader for PC-less presentations and document saving and powerful 20-W audio, the projector becomes a complete content hub. For ease of installation, the projector comes standard with a wall mount. With the shortest throw ratio on the market, the MW883UST can be placed just a few inches from the projection screen — casting diagonal images up to 140 inches. Additional setup options include vertical and horizontal keystone correction, corner fit capabilities and more. With SmartEco™ lamp-saving technology, facility-wide remote assistance and display management in addition to scheduled maintenance via LAN control, the MW883UST arms teachers with effective and simple file-sharing apps to transform teaching plans into more captivating experiences.

New Education RP Series Interactive Flat Panel (IFP) Displays
The latest RP Series IFP models fit the screen size and resolution needs of any classroom. Three new full HD panels — RP750 (75 inches), RP703 (70 inches) and RP653 (65 inches) — join the stunning 4K RP790 (79 inches), treating InfoComm 2016 visitors to a dynamic interactive experience. The new models feature 20-point touch interactivity for greater collaboration, while the RP790 provides 10-point touch interactivity at four times the resolution. The RP Series DisplayNote software provides PC-less collaboration and wireless presentation solutions beneficial to the classroom setting. The panels boost classroom interaction to help teachers build a healthy and engaging active learning environment. BenQ has taken the health of its users to heart, with a range of innovations that provide a safer experience for teachers and students. For instance, the new panels feature tempered glass over the screen surface with a bacteria-resistant coating to help reduce the spread of germs. In addition, these touchscreens are enhanced with BenQ’s exclusive set of Eye-Care features including anti-glare glass to minimize light reflections and improve readability and Low Blue Light and ZeroFlicker™ backlight technologies to reduce eye fatigue during long hours of content viewing and instruction. Each of the products comes equipped with a built-in Android™ operating system packed with a suite of apps and educational games from a WPS Office document reader and built-in Web browser to an EZWrite instant digital blackboard annotation tool and media player app.