AVI-SPL Enters Experiential Advertising Market With New XTG Team


AVI-SPL announced the debut of XTG (Experience Technology Group), a new business unit specializing in experiential technology design, integration, installation and support. The unit will work in partnership with an ecosystem of architects, experience designers, brand agencies, fabricators, consultants and technology vendors. We here at rAVe think this is an excellent move in the right direction for […]

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AVIXA Foundation Is Inviting Students and Educators to Behind-the-Scenes Look at the New Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum


The AVIXA Foundation, the charitable arm of the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, will host 140 students, educators, and community leaders from Southern California for an AV experience event at the newly renovated Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Sept. 12. Attendees will tour the Coliseum to get an up-close look at the new AV technology […]

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Canon Replaces 4K XEED Projector Line


Canon Europe today announced the launch of the XEED 4K6021Z — a high brightness, native 4K laser projector, building on the success of the XEED 4K5020Z (which launched in December 2018). Further expanding Canon’s extensive range of 4K solutions, this projector with dual DisplayPort connectivity. Using LCoS, this laser projector is spec’d at 6,000 lumen […]

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Canon Debuts Native 4K Projector


Canon Europe today announced a new 4K laser projector, the XEED 4K5020Z, which is a compact 4K LCoS laser projector. The new projector allows for installation in any 360-degree orientation and uses a spigot lens fitting. It’s compatible with seven interchangeable Canon lenses, including the new RS-SL07RST 4K lens. It features a 1.76x motorized zoom […]

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Canon Intros LX-4K3500Z 4K Laser Projector with 40,000 Lumens


Canon Europe today announced the launch of the LX-4K3500Z, its first large venue 4K projector. This DLP-based 4K laser projector is compatible with a new set of Canon-branded lenses (capable of projecting from 2m-176m) an it’s aimed at the rental and staging market and high-end install markets. The LX-4K3500Z includes 10-bit color processing that hits […]

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Canon Adds New Projectors, Including a 4K


Canon Europe today announced the launch of the 4K5020Z and LX-MH502Z, two 4k resolution installation projectors. The 4K5020Z is specified at 5,000 lumens, uses LCoS technology and has an optional short-throw lens (the RS-SL07RST) designed specifically by Canon for 4K imaging. Both the 4K5020Z and the LX-MH502Z weigh only 9.3 kilograms and because they use […]

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Canon Launches MPAsp-H1003T Lithography System for 4K Displays


Canon just launched the MPAsp-H1003T, a flat panel display (FPD) lithography system. The display manufacturing solution is capable of resolving 2.0 micrometer Line/Space (L/S) features across Generation 8 glass panels, making one-shot exposure of 65-inch displays possible. The MPAsp-H1003T claims to increase the yield of mass production of 4K 65-inch panels utilizing Generation 8 glass […]

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Extron XTP Systems Now Connect Directly to Canon Projectors


Extron has announced the certification of multiple Canon professional-grade projectors for direct connection and quick setup within XTP Systems. The twisted pair inputs on the Canon WUX5800, WUX6700, WUX5800Z, WUX6600Z, WUX7000Z and WUX7500 projectors can be set to be recognized as an XTP receiver. This enables video, audio, RS-232 control, and Ethernet signals to be […]

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Canon Europe Debuts LX-MU500Z 5000 Lumen Laser Phosphor Projector


Canon Europe today launched the LX-MU500Z  a single-chip DLP-based installation projector spec’d at 5,000 lumens, a 50,000:1 contrast ratio that’s native WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution. The laser-based system uses a blue laser and yellow phosphor wheel.  The LX-MU500Z runs at 35 dB and, because it’s laser-based, it can be mounted in any configuration; including in a 360-degree orientation. Because the LX-MU500Z has a lens […]

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Canon Revitalizes Projector Line-Up with Innovative High-Brightness and High-Quality Installation Models


Canon Europe today unveils a cutting-edge portfolio of LCOS projectors featuring a revamped, compact design with higher luminance and WUXGA resolution. The lamp-based Canon XEED WUX7500, XEED WUX6700 and XEED WUX5800 and the laser-based Canon XEED WUX7000Z, XEED WUX5800Z and XEED WUX6600Z are high-brightness and high-resolution models designed for System Integrators (SIs). Compatible with six motorized […]

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Canon Has 15-Foot Full-Dome Planetarium in the Canon Booth


At InfoComm 2017, Canon U.S.A. will be in Booth #3129 showcasing their wide range of projectors that appeal to a number of markets and applications, along with entertaining and innovative partner solutions that help showcase the outstanding image quality and versatility of Canon projectors. In addition, there will be hands-on demonstrations of many of Canon’s renowned professional 4K and high-definition […]

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Canon Debuts Short Throw REALiS LCOS Projectors With Optical Lens Shift


Canon introduces two new LCOS Projector models to the REALiS lineup – the REALiS WUX500ST Pro AV LCOS Projector and the REALiS WUX500ST D Pro AV LCOS Projector. These new additions, which include a short throw ratio of 0.56:1 and optical vertical lens shift of 0-75 percent feature: These short throw projectors feature a 0.56:1 throw ratio which allow for 100-inch […]

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Canon Adds New Flagship LCOS REALiS WUX6500 Projector With Interchangeable Lens


Canon just launched what they are calling their flagship interchangeable lens LCOS projector, the REALiS WUX6500 ProAV LCOS. In addition, Canon also launched two new DLP projectors, the LV-HD420 Full HD DLP projector and LV-X420 DLP projector as well as a new optional lens, the wide zoom lens LX-IL08WZ. These are all aimed at higher […]

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Canon Unveils New REALiS 4K501ST 4K Projector


Canon today unveiled the REALiS 4K501ST LCoS (reflective LCD) 4K resolution projector that includes two HDMI 2.0 inputs with HDCP 2.2 support. Using a native 4K LCoS chip at 4096×2400, the projector si spec’d at 5,000 lumens and is capable of displaying 4K content at 60Hz via a single HDMI cable (4:2:0 chroma sampling, however) […]

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New Canon REALiS Short Throw Has 75 Percent Lens Shift


Canon’s new REALiS WUX450ST Pro AV is an LCoS-based projector (WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution)t hat not only outputs 4500 lumens but it does something no other short-throw does — allows you to adjust vertical lens-shift up to 75 percent off-axis. Thats outstanding and accommodates nearly any install of a short-throw projector. In addition, the REALiS WUX450ST […]

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Canon Debuts New Laser Projector and Lens Line


Canon has introduced the LX-MU800Z, the company’s first single-chip DLP Projector with a Laser-Phosphor light source spec’d at 20,000 hours of operation to reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO). Additional key features on the LX-MU800Z projector include native WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution, a spec of up-to-8000 lumens, a dynamic contrast ratio up to 10,500:1, and […]

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Canon Announces New Short Throw LCoS Projectors


Canon introduced the REALiS WUX450ST Pro AV LCoS Projector. The newest short throw projector in Canon’s non-interchangeable lens product line, the REALiS WUX450ST has a native WUXGA resolution (1920×1200), is spec’d at 4500 lumens of brightness and uses Canon’s LCoS technology with AISYS-enhancement  — all in a compact size (only 13.9 pounds). The REALiS WUX450ST […]

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Canon Intros Entry-Level Priced Projectors


Canon’s four new LCD projectors are divided into Advanced (“A”) and Mid-Range Priced (“M”) models. The line includes LV-8227A — specified at 2500 ANSI lumens with a 3000:1 contrast ratio and using a WXGA (1280×720) 3LCD engine; inputs include HDMI and VGA LV-7392A — an XGA (1024×768) resolution version of the above projector LV-7297M — […]

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Canon Debuts 6K Lumen Projector


Canon latest additions to its REALiS line of large venue LCoS (Liquid Crystal on Silicon) projectors are the SX6000 and the WX6000, which are both specified with a contrast ratio of 1000:1. The SX6000 offers 6000 lumens (non ANSI) of brightness at SXGA+ (1400×1050) resolution and an aspect ratio of 4:3, while the REALiS WX6000 […]

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Canon Debuts PTZ for ProAV


As the worldwide transition to HD imaging continues, places like houses of worship, corporations, education and government facilities are seeking cost-effective, remotely controllable pan-tilt-zoom HD camera systems and that’s the target for the new Canon XU-80. The network-based, remote controllable, Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) HD camera is for either outdoor or indoor use and uses a CMOS […]

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Canon’s Latest LCoS Projectors Offer 5K Lumens and 1900×1200 Resolution


Canon’s latest LCoS projectors are its brightest-ever in the REALiS line. The new REALiS WUX5000 and WUX5000 D offer the company’s fourth-generation AISYS (Aspectual Illumination System) optical technology, are native WUXGA (1920×1200 – 16:10) and carry a brightness spec of 5,000 lumens. Integrated with Canon’s Color-Correction IC (integrated circuit) and 3D color LUT (look-up table) […]

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Canon Launches Six New Projectors


In launching two WXGA (1280×800) and four XGA (1024×768) projectors, Canon claims they’ve got the greenest projectors on the market with the six models dubbed the LV-8310, LV-8215, LV-7385, LV-7380, LV-7285 and LV-7280 – all 3LCD, LCoS (reflective LCD) projectors.  Claiming to all have at least a 4000-hour mercury-free lamp, a 1-watt stand-by mode and […]

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Canon Tries to Make Impact with Two New Projectors


Canon hasn’t really ever been a big player in data projectors, but at InfoComm, they just became more competitive with two new products:  the REALis WUX10 and the REALiS SX80. As a differentiator, Canon has embedded both projectors with the DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications for Medicine) standard Part 14 – which standardizes displaying of […]

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