Maxell (Formerly Hitachi) Intros Three 3LCD Laser Projectors

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Maxell, Ltd. today announced the launch of three 3LCD laser projectors for the North American market. This new series of laser projectors — the first to be manufactured under the Maxell brand — includes the WUXGA (1920×1200) Maxell MP-WU5603, the WXGA (1280×800) MP-WX5603 (both 6,000 ANSI lumens) and the 5000 lumen, WUXGA 1920×1200 MP-WU5503. These […]

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Epson Intros Pro L30000U, Its Brightest LV Laser Projector Ever, Plus Compact Pro L10-Series

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Epson today announced it will be showcasing its newest laser projector technology at InfoComm 2019. Its new range of compact, interchangeable-lens Pro L10-Series laser projectors, the new Pro L30000U (now available in white and black) and the ELPLX01 and ELPLX02 ultra short-throw lenses on display at InfoComm 2019 in booth, #2129. The Pro L10-Series are […]

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Canon Debuts Native 4K Projector

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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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Epson Debuts Pro L Interchangeable-Lens Laser Projectors at ISE 2019, Including 30K Lumens Version

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Epson today announced a new range of compact, interchangeable-lens Pro L laser projectors. In addition, Epson is introducing new 9,000 and 30,000 lumen laser projectors. Epson’s new projectors will be on display at ISE 2019 in Amsterdam from Feb. 5-8 at Epson’s booth, #1-H90. The new range of Pro L projectors are Epson’s most compact, […]

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Sony Intros Three New Laser Projectors in the VPL-FHZ75 and VPL-FHZ70

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Sony just launched two new installation projectors in the VPL-FHZ75 and VPL-FHZ70, both aimed at schools, corporations, churches, museums and entertainment installations. With a native WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution, the 3LCD projectors are specified at 6,500 lumens and 5,500 lumens, respectively, and use a newly-developed 0.76-inch LCD panel. Both models come with an ‘intelligent setting’ feature […]

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Vivitek Intros NovoProjector at ISE 2019 — Industry’s First Collaborative Laser Projector

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Vivitek just launched a laser projector with in NovoConnect wires collaboration solution in the form of the NovoProjector DH3665ZN, which is technically the first wireless collaborative laser projector on the market. The NovoProjector officially debuted in Vivitek’s stand 5R60 at ISE 2019. The NovoProjector is aimed at meeting rooms and it can be managed along […]

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

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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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InFocus Launches New LED and Laser Projector Lines

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InFocus Corporation debuts two new projector lines — the LED IN1100 Series and the laser INL3100 Series — along with the new IN119HDG projector aimed at both business and education applications. The InFocus Quantum Color Engine gives the IN1100 Series and INL3100 Series over 200 unique color parameters to illuminate the DLP chip. The IN1100 […]

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BenQ Debuts 4K Projector and 4K Collaboration System

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BenQ will debut its first native 4K Blue Core laser-powered (with HDR) projectors (LK952, LK953ST) at ISE. Using the new Texas Instruments’ one-chip 4K HDR native 3840×2160 chip, these projectors are specified at 5,000 ANSI lumens with a 20,000-hour laser light source. They are IP5X rated (zero-dust rating with BenQ’s Dust Guard Pro), offer HDMI […]

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Christie Intros APS Series of 3LCD Laser Projectors

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The new Christie APS Series of 3LCD laser projectors, which were launched today, are specified to deliver up to 6,500 ISO lumens. The Christie LWU650-APS and Christie LWU530-APS have a five-year or 10,000-hour warranty (whichever occurs first) and 1,500,000:1 contrast ratio. The Christie APS Series are designed for classrooms, boardrooms and other small-space environments as […]

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Eiki Announces EK-623UW 6000 Lumen Laser Projector

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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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Barco’s New FL40 Is a 50,000-Hour Projector

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Barco announces the FL40 series of solid-state projectors using HLD and LED illumination technology specified to run in nonstop 24/7 applications. Offered in native WUXGA and WQXGA resolution, the FL40 WQXGA version can be extended up to 4K resolution (3840×2400) via Barco’s Single Step Processing (SSP) technology — a feature of Barco Pulse unified software […]

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Christie Expands RGB Laser Projection Line With Mirage SST

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Christie just announced the launch of the Christie Mirage SST, an RGB laser projection solution featuring Christie TruLife electronics. Featuring a fiber-coupled projection head, the Mirage SST is designed for complex applications including theme park attractions, dome theaters and planetariums. Weighing 110 pounds (50 kilograms) and using a small form factor, the Mirage SST projection […]

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BenQ’s New Interactive Laser Projectors Aimed at Education, Start at $1,299

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BenQ today unveiled its first Blue Core interactive laser projector designed for the classroom market. The short-throw WXGA (1280×800) resolution LW890UST, full HD LH890UST (1920×1080) and the short-throw WXGA (1280×800) LW820ST are the first interactive K-12 laser projectors from the new Blue Core family that can be configured for either pen or touch interactivity. Using […]

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BenQ Debuts Laser Projectors for Higher Education and Corporate Boardrooms

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BenQ today unveiled its robust lineup of Blue Core laser projectors designed for higher education, installation and enterprise applications. Expanding on BenQ’s interactive Blue Core laser projector lineup, the short-throw WUXGA LU951ST, WUXGA LU950, full-HD LH720, WXGA LW720 and XGA LX720 are IP5X dustproof certification with brightness specs up to 5,000 ANSI lumens. The LW720, […]

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Panasonic Debuts New SOLID SHINE Laser Projectors at InfoComm

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Panasonic Systems Solutions Company will showcase its expanded portfolio of professional laser projectors. The expanded portfolio now includes the new PT-RQ22KU 21,000-lumen, 3-chip DLP laser projector with 4K+ resolution, and two new 1-chip DLP SOLID SHINE laser projectors featuring super high brightness: the PT-RZ120 providing 12,000 lumens of brightness and the PT-RZ870 offering 8,500 lumens […]

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Christie Expands Laser Line with Launch of 16,000 and 20,000 Lumen 1-Chip DLP projectors

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Christie just announced the addition of four new 1DLP laser projection solutions. At 20,000 lumens, the Christie D20WU-HS/D20HD-HS claim to be the lightest and brightest 1DLP laser projectors available, and at 16,000 lumens, the Christie D16WU-HS/D16HD-HS are the lightest and brightest 1DLP laser projectors to operate at full brightness on a single 15A, 110V circuit. […]

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Epson Is Laser, Laser, Laser at InfoComm 2018

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Epson today announced it will showcase its advanced laser projector solutions at this year’s InfoComm, including the world’s first 12,000 lumen native 4K 3LCD laser projector and the LightScene accent lighting laser projector. Demonstrating the power of laser technology across multiple markets, including rental and staging, spatial design and signage, education, and corporate, Epson will highlight its extensive lineup of laser projector technology and software […]

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Cinionic Launches High Contrast Cinema Laser Projectors for Smaller Theater Screens

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Leveraging Barco’s cinema laser technology RGB laser projection, Cinionic, the Barco Cinema joint venture, now turns its attention to smaller screens. Today, Cinionic announces a new Smart Laser High Contrast (HC) projector series designed to deliver stunning image quality never-before-seen in this footprint. Based on the Barco Smart Laser projector platform, the HC models are native 4K resolution (3840×2160), use DLP technology and are spec’d at at least […]

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Epson Ships PowerLite L-Series Laser Projectors for Education and Corporate Markets

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Epson has announced its new PowerLite L-Series for corporate, signage, education and houses of worship. The new Epson PowerLite L615U, L610U, L510U, L400U, L610W, L500W and L610 use an integrated laser light source, include up to 6,000 lumens of color and white brightness with resolutions up to WUXGA (1920×1200) and have enhanced wireless technology to connect to multiple devices. Epson’s new PowerLite laser projectors are spec’d to offer maintenance-free operation with up to 20,000 hours using […]

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Optoma Unveils the ZH420UST Laser Projector at Digital Signage Expo

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Optoma today at DSE 2018 debuted the ZH420UST 1080p HD laser projector — an ultra short throw projector with built-in edge blending and warping. They are aiming it at digital signage applications where you need projection in a large format. And since it’s laser, it can be mounted in any configuration. The ZH420UST is a single-chip DLP […]

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Epson Introduces LightScene – a New Category of Laser Projection for Digital Art, Spatial Design and Signage

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Epson today announced LightScene — a new category of accent lighting laser projectors for digital art and signage. LightScene is designed to simultaneously illuminate and project dynamic content on virtually any surface or material to engage audiences and provide an immersive experience for commercial signage applications in markets such as retail, hospitality, showrooms and museums. With two models available in […]

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NEC Display American Claims World’s Brightest RB Laser Projectors for Large Venues

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NEC Display today claimed the world’s brightest red-blue (RB) laser projectors with the new PH Series – NEC PH3501QL and NEC PH2601QL. Both are native 4K (4096×2160) resolution. The PH Series uses RB laser light source technology, is spec’d at 40,000 center lumens and 30,000 center lumens and the use of a red and blue laser light source which NEC says increases the color gamut […]

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NEC Launches Native 4K UHD Laser Projector at ISE 2018

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NEC Display Solutions Europe today debuted a 4K new projector as part of it’s PX Series, the NEC PX1005QL, at ISE 2018 in Amsterdam. The new laser projector is based on the latest NEC scaler chip that they are marketing as having a “pixel free” image. The projector heritage comes from NEC’s work as one of the three companies supplying the digital […]

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THE BIGGEST Trend in AV in 2018 Will Be… Kayye’s Krystal Ball Is Back!

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The year 2018 could turn out to be full of giant changes. The market is certainly poised for it as you have a number of technological advancements that have emerged simultaneously — each of them have a lot of potential. First, let’s review all the latest in emerging AV technology and then and I’ll tell […]

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Epson Ships Seven New Pro L-Series Laser Projectors and Ultra Short-Throw Lens for Live Events and Large Venue Applications

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Epson today announced it is now shipping its seven new Pro L-Series laser large venue projectors and the ELPLX02 ultra short-throw lens. Epson’s Pro L-Series laser projectors are intended for use in large venues, including rental and staging events, lecture halls and digital signage installations. The new Pro L-Series includes seven new models – six WUXGA projectors with 4K Enhancement ranging from 12,000 to 15,000 lumens of […]

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Eiki International Announces EK-820U 10K Lumen Laser Projector with HD-SDI

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Eiki just launched the EK-820U WUXGA (1920×1200) laser projector. Featuring 10,000 Lumen brightness, a 100,000:1 contrast ratio, and using both blue and red lasers, the EK-820U supports LAN control and carries the added benefits of a sealed optical engine design (IP6X) that provides protection against dust without using a filter design. The new Eiki EK-820U […]

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Christie Intros Crimson Series Projector

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Designed specifically for staging and high-usage applications, the new Christie Crimson projector line uses 3DLP laser phosphor technology and have lumens outputs up to 25,000. Featuring an IP5X sealed, solid-state laser light source, all Crimson projectors weigh 165-pounds and are spec’d at 2000:1 contrast ratio. The launch includes two models – the 1920 x 1200 […]

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Hitachi Intros 5,000-Lumen Laser Projector

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Today Hitachi America introduced the LP-WU6500 laser projector as its newest member of the solid-state laser (SSL) projector line, specified at 5,000 lumens and a native WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution. Solid state laser projectors have a maintenance-free life, up to 20,000 hours and no changing lamps or replacing filters. With WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution, the new 5,000-lumen laser projector […]

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Hisense Debuts 100″ DLP Projection Package with 110 Watt Harman Kardon Speakers

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The Hisense Laser TV is a pre-packaged system that includes a 3000 lumen 1-chip 4K resolution DLP projector, a built-in 110 2.1 surround Watt Harman Kardon speakers and wireless subwoofer, a 100″ Screen Innovations anti-glare screen and a scaler/processor. The entire system is short-throw so the projector sits 10” from the wall. The actual projector in the […]

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Christie Debuts DWU630-GS Projector, Aims at Higher Ed

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Specified to operate for 20,000 hours, the new DWU630-GS from Christie is a native WUXGA (1920×1200) resolutions 1-chip DLP projector that outputs 6700 ISO and 6,000 ANSI lumens. Using a blue laser phosphor light source, the DWU630-GS is aimed at the higher education markets but can be used nearly everywhere, to be frank. It includes […]

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