The $500 Projector

The one product story that jumps out at me this month is the $500 projector from Ben-Q. This is a major milestone for our market – heck, I remember when Clint Hoffman and I were sitting around a bar one night at InfoComm talking about the day when projectors might be under $1000 and what […]

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60-Inch Pro Plasma From NEC

NEC is soon shipping the new 60XM5, a 60-inch plasma that is specified at 1365×768 WideXGA resolution and 350 percent greater contrast ratio than the previous model (but we can’t find the exact contrast ratio anywhere on the website!). Still this is a nice panel for the price — $7,999 – since the input panel […]

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NEC Corporation of America Debuts

NEC has done its share of shifting divisions over the past years, and here comes another. But it makes a lot of sense. The newly-formed NEC Corporation of American comprises IT, networking, and visual displays, creating an IT-AV convergence model. The new company is located in Irving, Texas. Company officials tell rAVe the visual solutions […]

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