Sharp Launches 4K Multi-Touch LCD


Sharp’s new PN-K322B is a commercial-grade 32″ 4K resolution (3,840×2,160 pixels) LCD monitor using its IGZO technology, the company’s first 4K res monitor using multi-touch technology. Sharp’s IGZO technology is an energy-efficient LCD that enables smaller-sized pixels; the company has a dedicated microsite that explains the technology here. Brightness is spec’d at 300 cd/m2. Inputs […]

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Sharp Introduces the wePresent WiPG-1500 Interactive Presentation Gateway


Sharp’s new wePresent WiPG-1500 is a wireless interactive presentation gateway for wirelessly connecting content and devices (BYOD) to the Sharp AQUOS BOARD interactive display system. With the WiPG-1500, users can wirelessly display documents, presentations, photos and videos from a PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet directly onto the Sharp AQUOS BOARD interactive display system, without using […]

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Sharp Adds to the PN-U Series with New PN-U473


The new PN-U473 from Sharp is a 47-inch LED backlit LCD monitor designed for commercial applications. It can run 24/7 and can be mounted in landscape or portrait configurations. The 40-pound PN-U473 is 2″ deep and is both LEED and ADA compliant. It offers 1920×1080 resolution; VGA, HDMI, DVI and DisplayPort inputs; 700 cd/m2 brightness; […]

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Sharp to Intro 32″ 4K Resolution IGZO Touch Screen Display


Sharp has launched a 32″ 4K resolution (3840×2160) touch-screen IGZO-based monitor. You may recall that IGZO (Indium gallium zinc oxide) is a TFT LCD that uses much smaller transistors behind each pixel — thus allowing more light pass an  is also considered as one of the most promising TFTs to eventually drive organic light-emitting diode […]

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Sharp Intros 20-Inch LED Display That Can Be Used In Any Configuration


Sharp has debuted a unique, multi-touch LED 20″ display that can be used while flat, angled or while hanging or mounted. When flat, it can be mounted in tables or lecterns in classrooms. When angled, it sits at 75-degrees with the included stand. It can also be used as an interactive second computer monitor, or […]

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Sharp Ships Commercial 90″ Display


Sharp’s PN-R903 is now shipping with no delay on orders. The 90″ display can be displayed in both portrait and landscape modes and uses an LED-lit 1920×1080 LCD panel that’s specified to output 700 cd/m2 of brightness. Specifically designed for commercial AV applications, the PN-R903 is designed for 24/7/365 use so it’s ideal for both […]

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Sharp Launches LL-S201A 20″ MultiTouch Monitor


Sharp has debuted a unique-sized multi-touch LED that’s capable of being used flat, angled or handing on a wall. When flat, it can be used to mount in tables or lecterns in classrooms and when angled (75-degrees with the included stand). It can be used as a second computer monitor that’s touch-screen and interactive and […]

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Sharp Intros Two New XGA Projectors


Sharp’s new PG-LX3500 and PG-LX3000 are XGA (1024×768) projectors using TI’s BrilliantColor Technology 3D-Ready format. They offer a brightness spec of up to 3,500 lumens (PG-LX3500). Weighing less than 6 pounds, they’re ultra-portable, and are aimed at schools and businesses where projectors are frequently moved from room to room. These models join the PG-LW3500 and […]

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Epson, Sharp, NEC and Panasonic Dominate ProAV Brand Image According to TFCnet


Last week TFCinfo announced the completion of its “Projector Brand Customer Perception and Preference Study 2013.”  This report marks the 12th year that this annual projector brand benchmarking study has been conducted. This research measures projector brand strength among experienced projector users and purchasers in the five most important market segments in the AV industry: […]

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Yes, Sharp Still Makes Projectors


Sharp’s two newest projectors are the PG-LW3500 and PG-LW3000 WXGA, both using BrilliantColor Technology using TI’s DLP technology. Weighing 6 pounds, the PG-LW3500 and PG-LW3000 have a brightness spec up to 3,500 lumens and 3,000 lumens, respectively. The PG-LW3500 and PG-LW3000 are the first releases in a new series (the PG-LX3500 and PG-LX3000 XGA models […]

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WSJ Reports Dell and Intel May Buy or Invest in Sharp – And Sharp Debuts 4K IGZO Display


According to a recent Wall Street Journal story, Intel and Dell Computer are considering either buying or investing in Sharp Electronics. For now, the two companies are apparently readying an investment of over $240 Million in exchange for some corporate equity or stock exchange. In addition, San Diego-based Qualcomm is considering an investment as well. […]

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Sharp Introduces Digital Signage Software for Large Networks


Sharp announced this week latest version of Sharp Digital Signage Software (SDSS) Pro, which is designed for use with large networks. SDSS Pro includes Pro Manager, a new interface that can manage up to 1,000 screens. Pro Manager combines the launcher, content distributor and panel controller that are separate functions with other SDSS versions. The […]

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Sharp’s New Software Update for Interactive Displays Includes Cool Apple-Style Launcher


Sharp’s new Touch Display Launcher for its AQUOS BOARD Interactive Displays not only includes support for 10 languages, but also includes a much better GUI with an Apple-like carousel-style “launcher” software interface. The Touch Display Launcher is only available in Sharp Pen Software version 2.5, which can be downloaded from the AQUOS BOARD Interactive Display […]

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Sharp Debuts Commercial Grade LED HDTVs


Nearly a year after most MCD manufacturers debuted LED-backlit LCDs, Sharp has finally launched a commercial-grade (meaning it can be on 24/7/365), LED edge-lit LCD display in 42″ and 46″ sizes. Dubbed the LB-T422U and LB-T462U, these displays are 1920×1080 LCDs that offer a 6000:1 contrast ratio and include HDMI, VGA and video ports, as […]

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Sharp First with 100GB Blu-ray: BDXL

Sharp is the first optical disc maker to launch a new Blu-ray format (BDXL) that offers 100GB to 128GB of storage. This is pretty interesting since Sony invented Blu-ray!  While the existing dual-layer Blu-ray format offers approximately 50GB per disc, the new BDXL format (by increasing the allowed layers on a disc from two to […]

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