Sony Launches Three New Business Projectors


Sony is adding three new models to its line of professional projectors aimed at both the corporate and education markets. The new compact (well, relatively) projectors include the VPL-EW348, VPL-EW345 and VPL-EX345 models. Each model is specified at 4,200 lumens and uses a new BrightEra 3LCD panel (WXGA 0.75”, XGA 0.63” size). The VPL-EW348 model […]

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Sony Launches Two New 4K Laser-Phosphor Projectors


Sony has two new 4K resolution projectors that use laser/phosphor technology. The new Sony VPL-GTZ270 is designed for entertainment use including planetariums, theme parks, museums and retail, while the VPL-GTZ280 is designed for simulation, visualization and training. Both are 5,000-lumen models with native 4K (4096×2160) resolution, and join Sony’s VPL-GTZ1 model to create a family […]

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Nureva Announces the Span Ideation System for Business – Collaboration, BYOD and Panoramic Projection In One


Nureva just announced its first business product, the Nureva Span ideation system. Ideal for design, creative processes and business-process re-engineering, the Span ideation system combines a panoramic projector with a digital canvas to create an expansive 4′ by 40′ with 10′ visible (1.2×12.2 meters with 3.05 meters visible) team workspace. Ideation participants create their ideas […]

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BenQ Introduces MX570 Entry-Level Projector Aimed at Education Corporate Meeting Rooms


BenQ America’s new MX570 Colorific projector is spec’d as a 3,200 ANSI lumen, 13,000:1 contrast ratio projector integrated with their SmartEco technology. Designed specifically for classrooms and conference rooms, the MX570 is an XGA resolution (1024×768) projector that includes HDMI and VGA connectivity and uses a 10,000 lamp. Designed for setups across entire facilities, the […]

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Christie Debuts Five New 3LCD D Series Projectors


Christie unveiled five new 3LCD digital projectors today spec’d with brightness ranges of 6,000 to 8,000 lumens with a single lamp (and an optional 0.38:1 Ultra Short Throw lens). The D Series are all 10,000:1 contrast ratio and come in resolutions of XGA (1024×768), WXGA (1366×768) and WUXGA (1920×1200). Christie D Series are what the […]

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Panasonic Claims Lightest 3-Chip DLP Laser Projector with PT-RZ12KU


Panasonic’s new PT-RZ12KU laser projector is a three-chip DLP that’s specified at 12,000 lumens at native 1920×1200 resolution with a 120 Hz frame-rate. Integrate with two DIGITAL LINK (HDBaseT) ports, the PT-RZ12KU is aimed at the rental and staging markets but can be used in auditoriums, bars and even lecture halls. One unique features with […]

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Christie to Debut 60,000 Lumen Projector Next Week


Christie is setting a new visual display standard at NAB in Las Vegas with a brand-new 60,000 lumens using 3P laser. Yes, 60,000. It will be demo’d in the Christie Innovation Theater where — using RGB laser technology in a large, open theater — Christie will demonstrate Rec2020 content and 60,000 lumens of brilliant light […]

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Get Ready to be Completely Blown Away by the Best Pico Projector Ever


A tiny start-up called LUMO PLAY is about to drop a killer-app (and I don’t throw that term around lightly) on the market – if they can build it. The vision of CEO Meg Athavale, LUMO integrates a pico-projector, Android software, a motion IR sensor and Wi-Fi into a wall-mounted sphere that makes any surface […]

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Panasonic’s DSE Debuts Include 4K and Video Walls


At the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas, Panasonic launched the new LFE8U LCD display series that’s aimed at a cost-vs-performance sweet spot. This TH-65LFE8U includes a narrow and even bezel width of 7.5 mm for top and sides and 10.5 mm for bottom and even includes a networked built-in signage player that allows video […]

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BenQ Launches New 5,000 Lumen SU917 Projector


BenQ America has introduced its new SU917 Colorific projector aimed at large venues. Featuring 5,000 lumens of brightness, high 7000:1 contrast ratio and WUXGA resolution, BenQ’s all-new SU917 projector equips presenters with content-display capabilities that make images fly off the screen, even in rooms with ambient light. Incredibly easy to set up, the device’s 1.5x […]

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NEC Launches Laser Phosphor Line of Projectors


NEC Display Solutions’ new PX602UL and PX602WL projectors use Laser Light Source technology. Integrated with NEC’s NV1301 Scaler Chip and 4K picture processing, both projectors can be mounted to display images in either landscape or portrait mode. With capabilities for signal daisy chaining (HDMI out), edge blending and a tiling function without any additional device, […]

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Sony Talks Laser Phosphor and 4K at ISE in My Video Interview


Today, I had the chance to corner Sony’s Business Head Damien Weissenburger during the busiest trade show day of the year. Sony’s clearly most proud of its laser phosphor projectors and he even claimed close to a 60 percent market share — he’s probably right. As with most display manufacturers on the show floor, 4K […]

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Barco Claims World’s Quietest Laser Phosphor in the World With PGWX-62L


Producing less than 35 decibels, Barco says that when someone integrates its new laser phosphor projector, meeting participants will hardly hear that they’re there. Available in two models — WXGA or WUXGA resolution — these projectors are spec’d to have a 6,000 ANSI lumens and 20,000-hour lifetime. The 1-chip DLP Present-P series projectors use a […]

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BenQ’s New M7 Projector Is Entry-Level Priced


BenQ America today announced of a new 1-chip DLP projector series dubbed the M7. The MX723, MX726 and MW727 projectors all feature up to 4,200 ANSI lumens of brightness, a 13,000:1 contrast ratio, integrate BenQ’s SmartEco technology, include a mobile high-definition link (MHL) connector as well as dual HDMI support and have keystone correction. Designed […]

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Vivitek Picks ISE to Launch D3000 Line of Boardroom Projectors


Vivitek’s new D3000 Series of projectors include two models: the DX3351 and the DW3321. The DX3351 is a 6,000 ANSI lumen XGA (1024×768) native resolution DLP projector and the DW3321 has a 5,100 ANSI lumens and uses a WXGA (1280×768) native resolution DLP. Both models have a 1.7x zoom range and horizontal and vertical lens […]

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BenQ Unveils Latest Classroom IQ Solutions


The new BenQ MX723 is aimed at small- to medium-sized classrooms in that it’s an XGA resolution (1024×768) 1-chip DLP projector that’s spec’d at 3,700 ANSI lumens and 13,000:1 high contrast ratio. Integrated with both vertical and horizontal keystone correction, as well as 1.6x zoom functionality, the MX723 automatically adjusts lamp power by up to […]

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Barco to Debut HDF-W30 FLEX 30,000 Lumen Xenon Projector at ISE


Barco is expanding its projector portfolio for events and large venues with a three-chip DLP that’s spec’d at 30,000 lumens. The WUXGA (1,920 x 1,200) resolution HDF-W30 FLEX shares its modular design, preview mode, and ImagePRO scaling with the other HDX, HDF, and HDQ product family members and will ship in April. The 3-chip DLP […]

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Vivitek Intros Dual-Lamp Projector at ISE 2015


Vivitek launched a new large venue WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution projector, the DU6675, at next week’s ISE show in Amsterdam. Designed for high-end installation and ruggedized applications, it’s spec’d at 6000 ANSI lumens and a contrast ratio of 3000:1. As a dual lamp projector, the DU6675 is able to display larger/brighter images beyond what a single […]

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Christie Announces Boxer Projector Series


Christie’s new Boxer Series will officially launch and will make its worldwide debut at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in Amsterdam, but we have the details now. Technically, there was a private launch back in November and Christie has already taken orders for more than 200 projectors — without a public launch! The first […]

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Christie H Series Joins 1-Chip DLP Lineup at ISE


Christie introduces its brightest 1-chip DLP projector line today with the new Christie H Series that include two projectors that are both spec’d with 12,000 lumens. Weighing only 52.5 pounds (24 kilograms) each, both the dual-lamp Christie D12HD-H (1080p) and Christie D12WU-H (1920×1200) projectors are designed for mid-to-large rental staging and fixed applications such as […]

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Casio Aims New LED Projector at ED Market


Casio America just launched a new entry-level projector with its EcoLite XJ-V1, aimed at the education market and featuring Casio’s 5th generation LASER & LED Hybrid Light Source technology. This LampFree light source combines a laser, fluorescent element and LEDs to generate high brightness spec of 2,700 lumens and a 20,000 hour estimated lifespan. Casio’s […]

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PMA Research: Home Projectors Up 25 Percent


PMA Research says, for the full year 2014, sales of home projectors are expected to surge by 25 percent over 2013. While this past summer’s World Cup contributed meaningfully to that growth, increased affordability, connectivity and versatility of home projectors played pivotal roles in driving growth throughout the entire year including a strong holiday season. […]

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JVC Launches New BLU-Escent Laser Hybrid Projector Line


JVC Visual Systems Division just launched its new BLU-Escent laser hybrid illumination projector technology today. As we all know, projectors used in simulation operate for long periods, so there is a desire to move away from lamp-based projection to solid state illumination. The DLA-VS2500 and DLA-VS2300 represent the first three-chip laser hybrid projectors specifically designed […]

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Christie Expands 1-Chip DLP Lineup With Q Series Additions


Christie has added three new projectors to their Christie Q Series family. The new so-called “whisper-quiet” Christie DWX851-Q, Christie DHD851-Q and Christie DWU851-Q models deliver 7900, 7500 and 7900 ANSI lumens, respectively, and are usable in either single or dual-lamp mode. Operational in portrait or landscape setup and suitable for auditoriums, board and conference rooms, […]

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BenQ’s Target’s Pro AV Install Market with New Projector Line


BenQ America has introduced three new projectors aimed at the ProAV market in the PX9710, PW9620 and PU9730, spec’d at 7,700, 7,000, and 6,700 ANSI lumens and XGA (1024×768), WXGA (1280×800), and WUXGA (1920×1200) resolutions, respectively. All the projectors have a 2800:1 contrast ratio. To increase setup convenience for installers, the P-Series models are equipped […]

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Barco Unveils 12K Lumens Single-Chip DLP Projector


Barco just launched a single-chip DLP projector outputting 12,000 center lumens light output. The brand-new RLS-W12 offers WUXGA (1,920×1,200) resolution, extended warping and blending, and HDBaseT technology to provide video over a single Cat 5 cable. This new projector is the perfect choice for small- to medium-sized venues, and its optional rental frame makes it […]

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