Barco Buys Majority Stake in projectiondesign

In an effort to gain share in the mid-sized projector market, Belgian based projector manufacturer Barco has acquired a 61% stake in the Norwegian projector manufacturer projectiondesign. Comments by both companies indicate they see the move as a positive one. In recent years, Barco has been focused on large venue projection and the D-Cinema market, while […]

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NEC Display Solutions Intros Ultra-Short-Throw Projectors

Two new ultra-short-throw projectors from NEC Display Solutions both offer 3,300 lumens and interactive options. The XGA resolution  UM330X and the Wide-XGA UM330W are compatible with the  NP02Wi eBeam interactive system, which connects between the USB port on the eBeam module at the front of the projector and computer, and uses IR technology to control the computer and to allow users […]

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InFocus Introduces New LED Projector

Veteran projector maker InFocus announced a new personal projector, the IN1144. The new projector uses a DLP imager paired with LED illumination to produce 500 lumens at WXGA (1280 x 800) resolution, with 10,000:1 contrast ratio. In addition to HDMI and VGA inputs, the IN1144’s built in personal media player (PMP) can display images, video […]

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Samsung Introduces Mobile Beam Projector

South Korean cell phone maker Samsung Mobile has introduced a new pico projector designed for use with smartphones, tablets, and laptops. The EAD-R10 Mobile Beam Projector produces 20 lumens at nHD (640×360) resolution from a DLP imager and LEDs. Connection to a mobile device is via MHL and HDMI. The form factor, which measures 4.6″ […]

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Sony Unveils New 4K Professional Projector

Sony’s line of professional 4K projectors now includes a new compact model – the VPL-GT100. The new model delivers the same 4K resolution (4096 x 2160) as Sony’s larger projectors used in movie theaters and commercial applications, but in a new smaller form factor . The VPL-GT100 is geared towards installation for a variety of situations, including simulation, industrial design, scientific visualization, 4K […]

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Panamorph Partners with Projector Manufacturers for Widescreen Home Cinema Improvements

Lens manufacturer Panamorph recently announced their new low-cost CineVista wide-screen lens and a partnership with Epson, JVC and Sony in the adoption of their new Electronic Color Correction (ECC) projector technology. With a price point at just under $1,500, the CineVista horizontal expansion lens offers an ultra-wide cinematic experience when combined with a compatible 16:9 projector and […]

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Syndiant and JVC Kenwood Form LCOS Alliance

American LCOS imager maker Syndiant and Japanese electronics manufacturer JVC Kenwood announced that they have formed a partnership to develop and produce LCOS based products. Under the agreement, Syndiant will provide LCOS wafers to JVC Kenwood and JVC Kenwood will enhance cost competitiveness through in-house mass production of Syndiant based LCOS modules for pico projectors. […]

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projectiondesign F35 ‘Panoramic’ Projector Begins Shipping

The F35 projector from projectiondesign is being touted by the company as a “unique projector designed for advanced meeting rooms and collaborative spaces in which users are sharing a variety of graphical image content both locally and remotely.” The F35 panorama boasts an exceptionally wide image aspect ratio of 21:9 or 2.37:1, which enables images […]

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NEC’s Eco-Friendly M Series Projectors

Designed with education and small-to-medium-sized business environments in mind, NEC has announced several new M Series projectors – the M271X, M311X and M311W. These models feature ECO Mode™ technology, a carbon savings meter, extended filter life, and energy-saving features such as quick start up and direct power off.  The projectors consume 12 percent less power […]

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