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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Barco’s New 4K F80 Laser Projector Is Aimed at Museums and Large Venues

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To complete its offer for the fixed installation market, Barco is extending its F-series platform with a flexible new projector, the F80. Marketed as “the silent” F,” it’s designed for museums and venues that require brightness under 10K lumens, 24/7 up-time and 4K resolution (4096×2400). The F80 builds on the fundamentals of the other Barco F-series phosphor […]

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Eiki Announces EK-815U 8500 Lumen Laser Projector

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Eiki International has announced the new EK-815U WUXGA (1920×1200) laser projector. Spec’d at 8,500 lumens, a 100,000:1 contrast ratio and using both blue and red lasers, the EK-815U is IP6X Dust Ingress Test rating for long-term reliability. It’s aimed at both rental and install applications. Compared to more traditional laser-based projection systems that incorporate a […]

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BenQ Launches LK970 4K Laser Projector

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BenQ America Corp today announced the availability of the LK970 4K UHD BlueCore laser projector. spec’d at 4K UHD (3840×2160) resolution, with 5,000 ANSI-lumen brightness, it’s aimed at large-venue applications, home cinemas and living rooms with high-ambient lighting conditions. Featuring BenQ’s BlueCore Laser technology with Texas Instruments’ latest DLP chip, it has a dual color wheel specifically engineered to […]

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Epson Home Cinema LS100 Laser Display Reinvents the Home High Definition Viewing Experience for Movies, Video, TV and Gaming

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Epson just debuted the Home Cinema LS100 Full HD 3LCD Ultra Short-Throw Laser Display – bringing bright, big-screen projection in a smart ultra-short throw design to living rooms for under $3,000 list. A compact solution, the Home Cinema LS100 sits just inches from the wall without any long cables, shadows or glare to disrupt the viewing experience or detract from decor. Powered by Epson’s laser technology, the […]

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Digital Projection Debuts E-Vision LASER 5K Projector

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Digital Projection International (DPI) is announcing a new “high-value projection display” featuring its laser light engine. The E-Vision LASER 5K (5K as in 5,000 lumens) features the same solid-state laser illumination technology as Digital Projection’s flagship projectors, and like those models, benefits from 20,000-hours of maintenance-free imaging with no lamp replacements. DPI claims the E-Vision LASER 5K is designed for applications requiring […]

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Vivitek Launches D4000 Series of Laser Projectors

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Vivitek introduced this week the D4000 Series, a series of compact laser projectors. With its condensed compact footprint and light 10kg weight, this laser projector is appropriately-sized for companies with medium sized corporate meeting rooms that want the performance of a powerful laser projector, but without the size and weight traditionally associated with them. With […]

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Sony Demos Vision Exchange and Debuts New PTZ Cameras, 4K Projectors and Digital Signage Monitors at InfoComm

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Under the theme “Beyond Definition,” Sony is showing its display, A/V and presentation technologies, including 4K and laser light source projection, pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras, AV over IP, 4K display panels and live event production systems. Sony’s Vision Exchange is a new collaboration solution for education and corporate users. Designed for higher education and corporate conference rooms, Vision Exchange […]

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NEC Intros PA803UL and PA653UL LCD Laser-Based Installation Projectors at ISE

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  NEC Display Solutions Europe today announced two laser-based additions to its PA Series of LCD projectors, taking low-maintenance operation to a new level. The new additions, the PA803UL and PA653UL models leverage a filter-free design, eliminating one of the biggest operational overheads normally found in installed projectors. Both projectors are WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution, have 360 degree positioning support in any direction and also feature motorized zoom and focus, […]

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NEC Debuts Compact RB Laser Cinema Projector

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NEC Display Solutions Europe today announced it’s shipping its new NC1700L RB laser cinema projector. Designed for cinema screens of up to 17 metres (55 feet) wide and built around RB laser light source, the light output is achieved by using a red laser source that NEC says offers a higher light output than comparable […]

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Sony Adds More Laser-Phosphor Projector Models, Including Portable Ones

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Sony is expanding its range of laser light source (Z-Phosphor) projectors by introducing two new LaserLite models aimed at making laser technology more cost-effective for the installation market. Aimed at commercial applications, including classrooms and meeting rooms, the new VPL-PHZ10 (WUXGA) and VPL-PWZ10 (WXGA) projectors bring the benefits of laser technology — image quality, color […]

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Vivitek Intros Two Short-Throw Laser Projectors

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Vivitek is introducing two new short-throw projectors, the DH765Z-UST and the DW763Z-UST, both laser projectors. Their ultra-short throw projector design with an embedded reflective mirror allows for a projection size of 80” to 150” diagonal image from a mere 40cm away from the screen, an extremely close distance to the projection surface. With the native […]

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Optoma Unveils Two 4K Projectors (One for Less Than $3,000) and a New Pico Projector Too

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Optoma is launching a few products this week — one is a native 4K projector. Dubbed the Optoma 4K UST (Ultra Short Throw), it’s a native 3,840×2,160 laser projector with HDR10 wide color gamut, an ultra short throw of just 0.18 for up to a 140-inch image size from just inches away and it’s priced […]

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Barco Launches Seven New Laser Projectors Aimed at the Theater Market

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Barco announced the growth of its laser-illuminated cinema projector portfolio with two high-contrast flagship laser projectors for cinema screens and five new laser phosphor projectors for small to large screens. Following its flagship DP4K-L laser projectors and 2K CLP series of laser phosphor projectors, Barco is now bringing laser benefits to all cinema screens with […]

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Epson Intros Elite 3LCD Reflective Laser Home Theater Projector with 4K Enhancement and HDR Support

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Epson today announced its next-generation Pro Cinema LS10500 Reflective Laser Projector. Featuring 4K and High Dynamic Range (HDR) compatibility with 3LCD Reflective laser technology, this new flagship projector accepts a 4K UHD input (up to 3840×2160) and projects 1,500 lumens of color brightness and 1,500 lumens of white brightness. The LS10500 features an Absolute Black […]

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Sony’s New Pico Projector Never Needs to be Focused

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Sony’s new MP-CL1 projector is a Bluetooth-based projector that uses Laser Beam Scanning (LBS) technology to produce a native HD resolution (1920x720p) image that’s always in focus. The 7.4 oz compact short-throw projector is 80,000:1 contrast ratio and can display a screen size of up to 120 inches at a distance of approximately 12 feet […]

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Digital Projection Adds Two New High-Brightness Budget Laser Projectors to E-Vision Series

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Digital Projection International (DPI) recently launched two new high-lumen, budget-oriented E-Vision laser projectors. Building on the success of the E-Vision Laser 8500, DPI debuted an E-Vision Laser 6500 and 7500. These displays bring a variety of price points, capabilities and installation flexibility to the already recognized E-Vision series. The E-Vision Laser 6500 is specified at […]

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New HIGHlite Laser II Projector From DPI Announced

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Digital Projection International (DPI) recently unveiled the HIGHlite Laser II. New brightness thresholds, 110-volt capabilities and a newly-engineered electronics platform are all part of the Laser II. The HIGHlite Laser II brings a range of impressive improvements to the already popular HIGHlite Laser model. While maintaining its compelling 20,000 hours of illumination, the second-generation product […]

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Epson Ships Pro L1000-Series Laser-Phosphor Large Venue Projector Line

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Epson today announced the new Pro L1000-Series of laser large venue projectors are now shipping. The Pro L1000-Series projectors are the first to integrate a laser-light source with an inorganic phosphor wheel and inorganic LCD panels for outstanding image quality, durability and reliability. The new 3LCD laser projectors come in six models ranging from 6,000 […]

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Hitachi Debuts 8,000-Lumen Laser-Phosphor WUXGA Projector

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Hitachi Digital Media Group announces their first 8,000 lumen single-chip DLP laser projector in the form of the LP-WU9750B, a WUXGA 1920×1200 projector. Using a quad-drive laser engine (spec’d at 20K hours), the LP-WU9750B has a cooling system and heat-resistant phosphor wheel that allow the projector to be mounted in a 360-degree projection and portrait […]

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Epson Expands Into Rental & Staging Market with 25,000 Lumen 3LCD Laser Projector

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Epson today announced the US launch of the Pro L25000U installation laser projector – the world’s first 3LCD laser projector with 25,000 lumens of color brightness and 25,000 lumens of white brightness. As part of the new Pro L-Series laser projector line, the Pro L25000U integrates a sealed optical engine with laser-light source with an […]

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