Epson LightScene Targets Retail Holiday Shopping Season

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Technology continues to change how we view and interact with our world, including how and where we shop. According to a study from ROTH Capital Partners1, 71 percent of millennials say they would visit physical store locations and make purchases more often if a location provided a significantly enhancing retail experience. With countless shopping options […]

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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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Optoma Intro New Projectors for Large Venue Applications

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Optoma today announced two new projectors aimed at large classrooms, museums, houses of worship and large venue settings. The Optoma W512 and EH512 are 1-chip DLP projectors with 1.6x zoom, vertical lens shift (up to 16 percent), four corner correction and full RS232C control, keystone correction (±20 vertical and horizontal) and two 10-watt speakers. The […]

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Optoma’s New ProScene ZU750 Is Aimed at ProAV

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Optoma today is unveiling the ProScene ZU750, a 1-chip DLP WUXGA (1920×1280) laser phosphor projector designed for museums, boardrooms, houses of worship and entertainment venues. Spec’d at 7,500 ANSI lumens and a 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio, the ZU750 is for high ambient light areas and includes built-in edge blending, image warping and color matching with HSG […]

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Optoma Adds 4K Voice-Assistant Compatible Projector and Portable HD Projectors

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Optoma today launched a series of projectors: the UHL55, LH150, LV130 and ML1050ST. The Optoma UHL55 is integrated with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant compatibility, an integrated Android OS and 4K UHD HDR media player. In addition to its voice innovation, the UHL55 also features auto focus and auto keystone correction and includes NuForce stereo […]

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Sony Launches Three New 4K HDR Home Cinema Projectors

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Sony Electronics today at CEDIA announced the launch of three new home cinema projector models. The new VPL-VW995ES laser projector is equipped with an innovative All Range Crisp Focus (ARC-F) lens, which was introduced in 2012 with Sony’s first 4K home projector, the VPL-VW1000ES, and is currently found in Sony’s flagship consumer projector, the VPL-VW5000ES. […]

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Hitachi Debuts Two New 5,000 Lumen 3LCD Laser Projectors Aimed at Higher-Ed

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Hitachi America expanded its Collegiate Series line with the addition of two new 3LCD laser projectors. Both the LP-EU5002 and the LP-EW5002 are spec’d at 5,000 ANSI lumens and are WUXGA 1920×1200 to WXGA 1280×800, respectively. These maintenance-free operation projectors have 20,000 hours light source life and up to 50,000 hours with Long Life 2 […]

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Epson Ships PowerLite L-Series Laser Projectors

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Epson today announced it is now shipping its new compact PowerLite L-Series laser projectors within the 4,500 — 6,000 lumen range. Weighing between 17 and 19 pounds, the PowerLite L-Series are aimed at installation in educational institutions, corporate spaces and houses of worship with high ambient lighting. Epson’s PowerLite L-Series laser projectors are spec’d for […]

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Optoma Introduces New Line of Projectors for Small Classrooms, Meeting Rooms and Corporate Spaces

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Optoma today announced three new projectors designed for small-to-medium classrooms, training spaces and corporate environments. The Optoma S343, X343 and W335 all feature a 22,000:1 contrast ratio spec and a 15,000 hour lamp. With a 1.1x zoom and vertical keystone correction, this affordable line of projectors is equipped with built-in assistance for easy positioning and […]

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Optoma Introduces New Line of High Brightness, Laser Projectors

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Optoma at InfoComm 2018 today unveiled four new laser projectors for higher education, houses of worship, rental and staging and corporate environments. The Optoma ZW500T, ZH500T, ZU500T and ZH500TST deliver 20,000 hours of virtually maintenance-free operation. Optoma ZH500T and ZH500TST are 1080p HD projectors that feature an impressive 5,000 lumens of brightness and a 300,000:1 […]

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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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Hitachi America Shows New Line of Ultra Short Throw 3LCD Projectors at InfoComm 2018

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Hitachi America is showcasing one of its four new 3LCD Ultra Short Throw Projectors to begin shipping in July. The LP-AW4001, LP-AW3001 and interactive LP-TW4001 and LP-TW3001 models expand Hitachi’s growing line of solid state light source projectors. The LP-AW4001 will be on display at InfoComm 2018 at the Hitachi America, Ltd. booth, #C2736. The […]

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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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Eiki Intros the EK-306U and EK-307W Meeting Room Projectors

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Eiki International has debuted the EK-306U and EK-307W 3LCD meeting room projectors. The EK-306U offers 5,000 ANSI-lumens brightness and WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution while the EK-307W delivers 5,100 ANSI-lumens and WXGA (1366×768) resolution. Common to both the EK-306U and EK-307W, are the projectors’ 10,000:1 contrast ratio, lens shift capabilities, with manual adjustments of up to 45 […]

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The First Integrated, Alexa-Controlled Projector Comes from Optoma

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Optoma today announced availability of its 4K UHD (3840×2160) resolution, Alexa-compatible home theater projector, the Optoma UHD51A. This projector integrates with Amazon Alexa via the new SmartProjection for Smart Home skill, enabling projection, audio control, screen, lighting and room setting controls own one place.  The Optoma UHD51A Alexa Smart Home skill allows users to power the projector on and off, change volume and […]

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Barco XDL Laser Projector Now Carries a 75K-Lumen Spec

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Barco is launching a new range of laser projectors dubbed the XDL. Designed specifically for very large venues and events, the XDL is spec’d to be Rec. 2020 color, uses a native (4096×2160) 4K resolution 3-chip DLP system and can handle content up to 120Hz. The XDL will be launched to coincide with InfoComm 2018. The XDL series also […]

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NEC Display Announces New 4K Resolution 10,000-Lumen Projector

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NEC Display Solutions of America today announced the release of a new 4K installation projector, the PX1005QL. The PX1005QL projector uses a laser light engine keeping TCO to a minimum and is designed for auditoriums, museums, theaters, sanctuaries, network operation centers and similar venues. It’s particularly useful for artwork, photos and other color-critical applications, as well as for CAD and architectural drawings […]

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Vivitek Debuts DH768Z-UST Short Throw Projector Spec’d to Be Color Accurate

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Vivitek just launched the DH768-UST, an addition to Vivitek’s existing D760Z Series (the DH765Z-UST and the DW763Z-UST) of Ultra Short Throw projectors. But Vivitek says the DH768Z-UST is designed for environments that need to replicate exact colors or shades — such as a museum or gallery that wants to project an image of a painting or another work of art in […]

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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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DPI Readies Industry’s First 8K DLP Projector, Ships 4K 3-Chip DLP Projector at 12.5K Lumens

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Digital Projection was at NAB last week with its first-ever 8K DLP projector. The 25,000-lumen INSIGHT LASER 8K (7680×4320) — that’s 33-million pixels and four times the resolution of 4K. The INSIGHT LASER will ship later this year. In the meantime, DLP’s HIGHlite 4K resolutions (3840×2160) LASER is now 12,500 lumens and a 2000:1 contrast ratio. The 3-chip projector is aimed at home-cinema […]

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Christie Expands Laser Phosphor Line with GS Series

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Christie continues to expand its comprehensive mainstream projector lineup with the new 1DLP Christie DHD635-GS and Christie DWU635-GS laser phosphor models featuring embedded warping and blending technology, dynamic contrast, 360-degree orientation, and both portrait and landscape mode. Both models are aimed at a wide range of applications including corporate boardrooms and meeting rooms, classrooms, lecture halls, houses of worship, hotel conference rooms, museums, […]

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Optoma Launches ZU660 WUXGA Laser ProScene Projector Aimed at ProAV Market

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Optoma today launched a followup model to its ZU650 and ZU650+ projectors with the Optoma ProScene ZU660. The Optoma ZU660 features four corner adjustments, better color matching integration and compatibility with Optoma’s BX-CTA16 and BX-CTADOME lenses. The Optoma ProScene ZU660 is WUXGA laser phosphor projector (1920×1200) designed for museums, boardrooms, houses of worship and smaller entertainment venues. With 6,000 […]

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Canon Europe Debuts LX-MU500Z 5000 Lumen Laser Phosphor Projector

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Canon Europe today launched the LX-MU500Z  a single-chip DLP-based installation projector spec’d at 5,000 lumens, a 50,000:1 contrast ratio that’s native WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution. The laser-based system uses a blue laser and yellow phosphor wheel.  The LX-MU500Z runs at 35 dB and, because it’s laser-based, it can be mounted in any configuration; including in a 360-degree orientation. Because the LX-MU500Z has a lens […]

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Vivitek’s Large Venue Projector Family Grows With New DU6693Z Laser Projector

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Vivitek just introduced the DLP-based DU6693Z laser projector — a 7000-lumen, WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution single-chip DLP projectors that is spec’d to have a 10,000:1 contrast ratio. The DU6693Z includes a motorized lens with both horizontal and vertical shift (with 10 memory positions and four corner correction and keystone correction), eight optional lenses that range from a 0.38:1 to 8.26:1 throw ratio and […]

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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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Hitachi’s Newest High-Lumen Laser Projectors Are Aimed at Houses of Worship Market

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Hitachi’s two newest projectors are both 1080p native resolution laser projectors aimed at house of worship facilities. Hitachi’s LP-WU6500 and LP-WU9100B both have HDBaseT and HDMI inputs, are single-chip DLP and offer brightness specs of 5,000 and 10,000 lumens, respectively. With 20,000 hours of maintenance-free operation, laser projectors are good for house of worship facilities because […]

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TFCinfo’s Annual Projector Brand Strength Report Highlights Winners And Improvements in the Projection Industry

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TFCinfo today announced the release of its “Projector Brand Customer Perception and Preference Study 2018.” This report marks the 16th year that this annual projector brand benchmarking study has been conducted. TFCinfo’s report not only measures the strength of multimedia projector brands in the five most important market segments in the AV industry (large corporations, SMB-small and medium business, SOHU-small office/home user, education […]

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B-Tech Launches New Heavy Duty Projector Mount

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B-Tech AV Mounts has launched a new projector mount, purposely designed for today’s larger, heavy duty projectors. B-Tech’s latest mount, the BT893, can handle projectors up to 70kg and can be mounted to ceilings directly or with B-Tech’s ø50mm pole system for suspended installations. The BT893 boasts easy adjustment to tilt, yaw and roll – allowing for perfect projector […]

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