Barco’s Newest 4K UHD Laser Phosphor Is Aimed at Simulation

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Barco announced the introduction of its new laser phosphor-based F70 Series specially built for the simulation market. With 4K UHD resolution (3840×2160 resolution), the F70 family of simulation projectors are fitted with protective metal encasing the entire projector, making it a choice for motion platform mounting. With a lifetime of up to 60,000 hours (depending […]

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JVC Debuts Native 4K D-ILA Projector Aimed at the Simulation Market

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JVC Visual Systems today announced the DLA-VS4500 Visualization Series projector, which combines native 4K resolution and JVC’s BLU-Escent illumination system that’s specifically for the simulation market. With three native 4K DCI (4096×2160) D-ILA imagers, the DLA-VS4500 is capable of displaying 12-bit color, is spec’d at 3,000 ANSI lumens and supports 120Hz refresh rates. A full […]

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Optoma Launches Redesigned Line of Projectors Built for Small Business, Education and Corporate Markets

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Optoma today announced 10 new and redesigned projectors aimed at education, small business and corporate markets. The new projectors are: Optoma S321 is an entry-level SVGA projector designed for small classrooms and meeting rooms. It has 3,200 lumens of brightness and a 22,000:1 contrast ratio, weighs four pounds, has a VGA input, and costs $289. […]

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Epson Debuts New PowerLite 2000-Series Portable Projectors

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Epson today announced the new Epson PowerLite 2000-Series. The series features nine projectors that are designed for business meetings, large boardrooms, lecture halls, classrooms, and houses of worship. The PowerLite 2000-Series includes up to 5,500 lumens of color brightness and 5,500 lumens of white brightness, in addition to full HD 1080p support and comes equipped […]

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Hitachi Introduces CP-X25LWN XGA Projector Aimed at Schools

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Hitachi America has announced the immediate availability of the CP-X25LWN, a 3LCD projector aimed at classrooms and conference rooms. Spec’d at 2,700 ANSI lumen, the XGA (1024×768) resolution projector has a 5000:1 contrast ratio, 10,000 hour lamp life and is integrated with Hitachi’s HDCR (High Dynamic Contrast Ratio), Image Optimizer Technology and energy-saving ImageCare Technology […]

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NEC Europe Launches Another WUXGA Native But 4K-Capable, Laser Installation Projector

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NEC Display Solutions Europe today launched the PX1004UL laser phosphor projector. Offering maintenance-free operation for up to 20,000 hours and spec’d at up to 10,000 ANSI lumens brightness, the PX1004UL completes NEC’s Solid State Light (SSL) source line-up of projectors with 5,000, 6,000, 8,000, 10,000 and 12,000 ANSI lumens. Using Digital Light Processing (DLP) technology […]

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Vivitek Aims at H5098 Home Cinema Projector

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Vivitek’s new H5098 is being promoted as a professional-grade projector for home cinema. It’s a native 1080p resolution that’s spec’d at 50,000:1 contrast ratio and 2,000 ANSI lumens using single-chip DLP technology with BrilliantColor. The H5098 can be installed on the ceiling with a choice of five different lenses, to cover the different projection throw […]

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NEC Launches New 2K Digital Cinema Projector

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NEC Display Solutions Europe today launched the NC1000C, its second-generation digital cinema projector using NSH lamp technology, offering an enhanced cinema experience at theaters with smaller screens or small projection booths. Space-saving, silent in operation and transportation friendly, it also matches the specific demands of mobile cinema applications and theaters without dedicated projection booths. The […]

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Sony Announces Addition to its 4K HDR Home Theater Projector Line-Up

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Today, Sony Electronics is expanding its home theater line-up with the announcement of the VPL-VW675ES, a new, compact native 4K resolution Home Cinema projector supporting the latest 4K standards and compatible with HDR to get the very best out of today’s content. The VPL-VW675ES will be among the industry’s first home cinema projectors to support […]

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Christie’s New Projection Learning Series — All About Illumination

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The projection market is transitioning faster than the speed of light. OK, maybe not that fast, but speaking of light, Christie launched an educational video series EnLIGHTened Projection Learning Series as a great primer on how projection illumination works and what the differences are between each technology. As everyone knows by now, laser is the newest […]

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Vivitek’s Qumi Q3 Is a 500-Lumen, 720p Pico Home Theater Projector That Runs Two Hours on One Charge

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The Qumi Q3 Plus is an ultra-portable LED smart projector with an Android OS. Despite being only slightly bigger than a smartphone in size and weighing just 460 grams, the Qumi Q3 Plus can project a large widescreen image up to 100” diagonal that’s 720p resolution and it claims 500 lumen brightness with a 5,000:1 […]

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Epson Debuts Three 3,000-Lumen 1080p Living Room Projectors

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Epson today unveiled three Home Cinema projectors designed for home theater enthusiasts as well as custom installers who serve the CEDIA channel. Designed for a variety of lighting conditions, the Home Cinema 3100, Home Cinema 3700 and Home Cinema 3900 feature up to 3,000 lumens of color brightness and 3,000 lumens of white brightness. All […]

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Sony Electronics Announces 4K HDR Home Theater Projector Line-Up at CEDIA

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Today, Sony Electronics is expanding its home theater line-up with the announcement of the VPL-VW675ES, a new, compact native 4K resolution (3840×2160) Home Cinema projector that supports HDR. The VPL-VW675ES is among the industry’s first home cinema projectors to support Hybrid Log-Gamma (HyLG) for HDR broadcasting services and user generated content – through a firmware […]

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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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BenQ’s HT6050 Becomes First Single-Chip Home Theater Projector to Earn THX HD Display Certification

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BenQ America today announced that the HT6050 home theater projector has achieved the THX HD Display certification. The first single-chip projector to achieve certification, the Colorific HT6050 delivers Rec. 709 color fidelity. BenQ says that getting the HT6050 is the result of over 18 months of engineering development comprising 200 THX laboratory tests of more […]

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BenQ Intros MU686 3,500 ANSI Lumen DLP Projector

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BenQ America’s latest is the MU686, an WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution DLP projector that’s spec’d at 3,500 ANSI lumens and operates at only 28dB in eco mode. Integrate with a QCast Wi-Fi dongle, it provides full HD (1080p) wireless streaming at the touch of a button on both the projector and remote control. The MU686’s 1.3x […]

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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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Eiki’s New EK-300 Series is Aimed at Meeting Rooms

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Eiki International just debuted the EK-300 Meeting Room Series Projectors — all three models are 3LCD and include their new flagship EK-300U with 5,000 ANSI lumens (at WUXGA resolution) the EK-301W with 5,100 ANSI lumens (WXGA resolution) and the EK-302X with 5,600 ANSI lumens (XGA resolution). Common to all three models in the EK-300 Series […]

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BenQ’s New Business Projector Offers Native 1080p, 4.5K Lumens

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The BenQ MH750 Colorific projector is a native HD (1920x1080p) ‎resolution box with a 4,500 ANSI lumen and 10,000:1 high contrast ratio spec. It includes two HDMI inputs as well as MHL connectivity and built-in QCast for near-field communications (NFC) wireless streaming of content and LAN control. BenQ’s SmartEco technology claims an energy savings of […]

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BenQ Adds New HT2150ST Short Throw Projector

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BenQ is launching the HT2150ST single-chip DLP short-throw 1080p projector. The BenQ HT2150ST projector includes their Colorific processing, is specified at 2,200 ANSI lumens, uses a six-segment RGBRGB color wheel with BrilliantColor technology and has a 15000:1 contrast ratio claim. Using a .69 short-throw ratio and 1.2x zoom ratio the HT2150ST features dual HDMI ports […]

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Optoma Launches HD27 Home Theater Projector

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Optoma today is launching its HD27 1080p home theater projector. With new color modes an improved lamp life and a smaller form factor, Optoma claims the HD27 is capable of displaying sRGB and rec.709 color modes. In addition, lamp life is 8,000 hours. Spec’d to be  25,000:1: contrast ratio, the single-chip DLP projector is native […]

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Eiki Debuts the EK-600U and EK-601W DLP Conference Series Projectors

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Eiki just launches the EK-600U and EK-601W Conference Series Projectors with support for HDBaseT, HDMI and DisplayPort. Both models provide two HDMI ports. The Eiki EK-600U is spec’d at 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness with 85 percent uniformity and a 10,000:1 contrast ratio. It offers horizontal, vertical and corner keystone correction and its native resolution is […]

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BenQ Launches CH100 LED Projector Aimed at Meeting Room Market

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BenQ America today announced the availability of the 1080p resolution CH100, the company’s first portable LED projector and using single-chip DLP. Covering a wide color gamut of 90 percent NTSC, the CH100 reproduces the sRGB color standard and has five picture modes — Graphic sRGB, Motion Graphics, Lectures, Vivid Color and Cinema settings. Powered by […]

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Global Sales of Solid State Projectors Soar 17 Percent Year-on-Year in CY Q2 2016

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Futuresource Consulting has revealed its latest insights into the worldwide projector market which highlight that the market has declined 4.6 percent year-on-year in CY Q2 2016 to 1.76 million units, with value falling 5.6 percent to $2 billion. Despite value falling further than volume for another consecutive quarter, the disparity is far weaker than previously […]

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Canon Unveils New REALiS 4K501ST 4K Projector

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Canon today unveiled the REALiS 4K501ST LCoS (reflective LCD) 4K resolution projector that includes two HDMI 2.0 inputs with HDCP 2.2 support. Using a native 4K LCoS chip at 4096×2400, the projector si spec’d at 5,000 lumens and is capable of displaying 4K content at 60Hz via a single HDMI cable (4:2:0 chroma sampling, however) […]

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Eiki Adds Three New DLP Projectors to Conference Series — the EK-610U, EK-611W, and EK-612X

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Eiki introduces the EK-610U, EK-611W, and EK-612X are part of Eiki’s Conference Series Projectors – all single-chip DLP’s. The EK-610U is spec’d at 6,500 ANSI lumens and WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution, the EK-611W is a 6,500 ANSI lumens at WXGA (1280×800) resolution and the EK-612X offers 7,000 ANSI lumens with XGA (1024×768) resolution. All three models […]

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New BenQ Entry-Level Projectors Aimed at Home and Small Business

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BenQ America today introduced new additions to its M5 Series – the MS527E, MX528E and MW529E projectors. All three are spec’d at 3,300 lumens, have two HDMI ports, and are also integrated with BenQ’s Colorific image technology and SmartEco technology. The MS527E is SVGA (800×600) ‎resolution, the MX528E is XGA (1024×768) ‎resolution and the MW529E […]

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