Items tagged with projection

We tell ya, iOS gets all the great apps. Epson has just announced the iProjection app, which wirelessly projects from the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. It's the first projection app for wirelessly displaying documents and photos to Epson projectors, allowing mobile professionals and educators the freedom to present content wirelessly with ease. You'll need iOS 4.2 or later, but even cloud-based files are supported for projecting. "As tablet and smart phone popularity continues to grow, both business users and teachers are in need of an intuitive and easy-to-use application that will allow them to... Read more...
Well, well--we sure thought Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 was hot stuff, but frankly, it has nothing on this. Microvision, the company responsible for a PicoP-based pico projection technology, has just released a video of what we're calling its "killer app." Seriously--even if you have no interest in putting a projector in your pocket, it's tough to ignore just how awesome this demonstration is. Over in Canada, the company showed off its latest demo at the Intel Extreme Masters Tournament, where players in a first-person shooter could use a radically different control method to immerse themselves... Read more...
In a move that will no doubt send double-door armoire makers into a death spiral, Sony announced today that they would stop manufacturing rear-projection televisions next year.  Sony said it would focus its resources on liquid crystal display (LCD) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology to address the flat-TV market, which is growing rapidly as consumers trade in their boxy tube sets for sleeker flat screens.The consumer electronics firm plans to stop making rear-projection TVs at three plants in Japan and overseas in February, company spokesman Shinji Obana said.Sometime in the... Read more...