65-Inch LCD Named Best Plasma/LCD Display at InfoComm 08

InfoComm and Rental & Staging Systems named NEC’s 65-inch MultiSync LCD6520 the best plasma/LCD display introduced during 2007. The awards recognize products that are specifically designed for rental and staging. Winners were determined by a reader poll conducted by the magazine. NEC says the panel includes more than 30 features and functions specifically designed for […]

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NEC Display Solutions Introduces New Thin-Bezel, Large-Screen LCDs

NEC announced new commercial large-screen LCDs in 40- and 46-inch sizes as part of the new 20 Series. The 40-inch MultiSync LCD4020 and 46-inch LCD4620 use new chevron-shaped pixels for twice the contrast of traditional PVA panels. NEC says this technology also increases brightness and viewing angles. These are specified at 1366 x 768 resolution, […]

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User-Changeable Color Wheels, Changeable Bayonet Lenses Make for Unusually Versatile NEC Install Pro

NEC brought a new projector to both CeBIT and NSCA tradeshows this month. The NP4000 has more versatility than most for the price point. This 5000-lumen DLP lets installers choose between a user-changeable four or six segment color wheel, so you can select which is best if your customer is displaying presentations versus video. It […]

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NEC Display Solutions Introduces Two Trade-Compliant LCD Monitors for the Government Market

NEC announced two TAA, trade-compliant AccuSync LCD monitors. TAA, the Trade Agreement Act of 1979, requires certain products be manufactured or significantly altered in the U.S. or designated countries to be eligible for government purchase. NEC Display Solutions is offering two LCD monitors – the 17-inch ASLCD72VX-BK-TA and 19-inch ASLCD92VX-BK-TA specified at resolution of 1280 […]

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New NEC Commercial Signage LCD Specified at 1920 x 1080

NEC Display Solutions of America announced a 57-inch LCD display specifically designed for the commercial market. The MultiSync LCD5710, specified at 1920 x 1080 and 900:1 contrast ratio, has NEC’s Digital Signage Technology Suite, which has more than 30 signage-specific features. The new display accepts up to 1080p signals through a variety of PC and […]

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NEC Adds Five Front Projectors to VT Series – All Sub-$1,000 and Squarely Aimed at Education

Not many details are yet available about the new VT Series projectors from NEC, but we do know the prices. They range from a low of $699 to a high of $999. The VT series projectors have quick start up, plug and play setup and operation, color-coded connections and ‘Autosense’, which intuitively syncs the projector […]

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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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NEC Shipping In-Theatre Advertising Projection Systems

In attempt to TRY and catch up to Christie Digital’s MASSIVE lead in in-theater advertising projection, NEC announced availability of the company new line of digital projectors, the NP1000 and NP2000, with NEC’s ADVASuite In-Theatre Advertising system. The NEC NP1000 and NP2000 are specified at XGA 1024 x 768 resolution and 3500 and 4000 ANSI […]

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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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