Is it ‘Native’ 4K/UHD?

July 25, 2022

About eight years back, I got really geeky and introduced AV Phenom’s Definitive Guide to 4K. It was a simple chart. Since then, I’ve had to come to terms with the fact that images that were 3840 pixels wide are going to be called 4K (although secretly I still think 2160p is a better descriptor […]

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New Vivitek Projectors DU8195Z and DK10000Z Aimed at Museums, Staging

October 8, 2019

Vivitek’s new 1-chip DLP-based DU8195Z and the DK10000Z projectors are both designed for 24/7 operation and 360° installations. Intended for large venue and museum applications, the DK10000Z is native 4K-UHD resolution and specified at 10,000 ANSI lumens brightness and weighs only 29 kilograms. The DU8195Z is native WUXGA (1920×1200) and is spec’d at 13,500 ANSI […]

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Eiki Announces EK-623UW 6000 Lumen Laser Projector

December 11, 2018

Eiki International announced the new EK-623UW (white chassis) WUXGA (1920×1200) laser projector. Using DLP technology, it’s specified to have 6,000 lumens of brightness, a 100,000:1 contrast ratio (with the company’s Extreme Black Mode) and uses blue phosphor laser technology with a 20,000 hour light source life. Eiki is aiming it at both large meeting rooms […]

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Hisense Expands 4K Laser TV Lineup with L8E and L10E Series at CEDIA

September 6, 2018

Hisense today announced the launch of two new series of its 4K Ultra HD Smart Laser TV line from 88-inches to 120-inches. The L10E is 100-inches (100L10E) and 120-inches (120L10E) and the L8E is an all-in-one 88-inch laser TV (88L8E) — all of them use blue and red laser diodes. Salamander Designs will be launching […]

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Christie HS Series Is 12K Lumen 1DLP Laser Phosphor Projector

February 10, 2016

Christie just introduced the brightest 1-chip 1DLP laser phosphor projector in the Christie HS Series. Featuring what they are calling ‘BoldColor Technology’ it has a color wheel that spins at 3x speed or normal 1-chip DLPs. The Christie D12HD-HS​ and Christie D12WU-HS, respectively, are HD (1080p) and WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution in a compact chassis. Aimed […]

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InFocus Debuts 5,000- and 6,000-Lumen Projectors

September 8, 2014

InFocus Corporation released a new family of large-venue projectors dubbed the IN5310a series all aimed at large classrooms and houses of worship, at a value. The DLP-based IN5310a series, which consists of the 6000-lumen IN5312a and the 1080p IN5316HDa, provides a range of features, connectivity, lenses and has small form factor to suit most large […]

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Barco Adds Compact and High-Res Projectors for Attractions, Data Visualization and Collaboration

June 18, 2014

Barco has expanded its single-chip DLP projector line-up to now include familiar F50 Panorama but added WUXGA and Full HD models aimed at exhibitions and high-end visitor attractions to corporate collaboration suites, 24/7 control rooms and big data analytics labs. The new F50 range offers a unique high resolution and active 3D stereo at higher […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: March 21, 2014

March 21, 2014

We’ve rounded up the stories you can’t miss from this week. There’s some InfoComm news with the introduction of it’s InfoComm Connections, Yamaha Corporation Acquired Revolabs, we reported about Sony’s new VPL-FHZ55 – the industry’s first (and still only) 100% Laser-based light sourced projector and LCD has won the DLP vs. LCD projection technology question. […]

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And The Winner Is: LCD

March 21, 2014

In the industry’s first-ever independent survey asking AV’ers which projection technology, LCD or DLP, they prefer, LCD has won in a big way. We will do this survey annually in the future, so we’ll see how it evolves over time. Our February survey was pretty simple — Which technology do you prefer: LCD or DLP, […]

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INFOGRAPHIC | DLP vs. LCD Projector Preference

March 21, 2014

In the industry’s first-ever independent survey asking AV’ers which projection technology, LCD or DLP, they prefer, LCD has won in a big way. We will do this survey annually in the future, so we’ll see how it evolves over time. Have you seen our article on Sony’s new Laser Projection Technology? No? Well, you should read […]

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Texas Instruments Unveils Smallest HD DLP Pico Chipset

February 24, 2014

Today at Mobile World Congress, Texas Instruments released the 0.3” HD Tilt & Roll Pixel (TRP) DLP Pico chipset, its smallest, most power-efficient micro-mirror array. This chipset can generate high-definition (HD) displays from compact electronics, including tablets, smartphones, accessories, wearable displays, augmented reality displays, interactive surface computing, digital signage and control panels. The new 0.3” […]

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Texas Instruments DLP – The Interview

February 6, 2014

Gary Kayye caught up with Texas Instruments’ Dave Duncan, manager of front projection & DLP cinema and DLP products, today at the Integrated Systems Europe show and he filled us in on what’s going on now with DLP and how they see themselves in the market. Dave addressed some tough questions from Gary, including what […]

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10 Years Ago This Week: An Improving HomeAV Market in a Weak Economy

December 6, 2013

I found this article form 10 years ago — it was my wrap-up piece form attending CEDIA. I thought the observations about what was dominating the show were interesting, but what was more interesting were my comments about the economy. Ten years ago, we also had a bad economy, but HomeAV tech was interesting enough, […]

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Texas Instruments Demos DLP-Based Multi-Touch Prototype

June 19, 2013

At last week’s InfoComm, Texas Instruments unveiled new technology advancements that will make seamless interactivity a reality for projection and display. DLP’s multitouch technology prototype claims to let customers turn any surface into a fully interactive touch screen for multiple users. “It’s no longer enough to be able to simply view content, consumers expect to […]

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Global Display Market worth $164.24 Billion by 2017

November 30, 2012

According to a new market research report, Global Display Market (2012 – 2017) published by MarketsandMarkets, the total global display market is expected to reach $164.24 billion by 2017, at a CAGR of 3.1 percent from 2012 to 2017. The global display market encompasses many technologies: E-ink, OLED, TFT-LCD, LED-LCD, LED, DLP, LCoS, and Plasma. […]

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