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Pico projectors may be all the rage right now, but they certainly aren't for everyone. They may be small and handy to carry, but the limited resolution and input selection (not to mention lofty price) generally keeps them from breaking out into the mainstream. InFocus is hoping to capitalize on the market on "in-betweeners," or folks that don't need something as small as a pico projector, but also don't need a full-blown HD projector.The IN1500 series combines powerful close-up projection with a compact form, which is ideal for rooms with small square footage or for presentation givers that need something small enough to slip into a backpack. The short throw lens, with 20% optical zoom, allows... Read more...
Ah, the pico projector. About a year ago, you couldn't look over your shoulder without seeing yet another company come forward with a 640x480 projector that could be shoved in the average pocket, but now that the novelty has worn off, just a few outfits are sticking with it. One of those determined companies is none other than Microvision, who has today delivered an anticipated update to the device it first showcased during CES 2009 in Las Vegas.The planet's first laser-based pico projector, which will be called the SHOW WX, is based on its own proprietary PicoP display engine technology. When it was originally launched, there was no firm ship date; now, we're being told that this device should... Read more...
One could say the pico projector boom is over, and now we're seeing a slow trickle of second-gen devices from companies that bothered to stick with the niche. Without a doubt, these expensive, tiny devices never really took off in the mainstream market, but ViewSonic is hoping to catch some eyes with two new ones in its increasingly small range. First we've got the PJD2121, which goes down as the company's smallest DLP projector to date. Weighing just 2.2 lbs., this device packs a DLP engine with BrilliantColor technology, 400 lumens of brightness, an 1800:1 contrast ratio and a native SVGA (800x600) resolution. It also has a short 1:1 throw ratio and the ability to throw up images of around... Read more...
When a company spells "Extreme" as "Xtreme," it generally means that whatever product has said label is underwhelming and over-hyped. Not so with Runco's latest, which deserve every bit of "Xtremeness" given to them. The new VX-33i and VX-33d projectors are less like AV toys and more like investments, with prices so high that you'll probably not even believe us. Designed for the most affluent of home theater owners, these new beamers promise extraordinary brightness and are specially designed to work with "cinema-sized screens." The only differences between the two are that the 33i features integrated video processing while the 33d utilizes Runco's external DHD video processor. Both units boast... Read more...
It's often considered the holy grail of projectors, but until now, it's been largely absent from existence: the sub-$1000 1080p beamer. Vivitek, which just entered the flooded PJ market last year, is looking to cement itself as one of the mainstays this year with a Full HD projector priced below the $1000 barrier. The H1080FD is aimed at home theater enthusiasts on a budget, and while it's amongst the cheapest in its field, the specifications aren't half bad.We're looking at a native 1920 x 1080 resolution, 1800 lumens of brightness and a contrast ratio of 5000:1--that's more than enough to please the average Joe so long as ambient light in the room is kept to a minimum. The unit also has a variety... Read more...
Details are still pretty sparse, but Nikon Rumors is reporting that Chasseur d'Image (a French magazine that has a history of publishing rumors that turn into reality) has published an article that talks about a new Nikon camera with the code name Nikon VP650. According to the report, the Nikon VP650 is expected to be announced in August and shipping in September. What’s really cool about the Nikon VP650 is that it will have an integrated LED projector that could project up to 8x12 images in good quality in the dark. The VP650 will be a compact camera. Another report from Photo Review offers some additional information, calling the camera the Coolpix S1000pj. According to Photo Review, the camera’s... Read more...
You're probably pretty proud of that 24" LCD that you use to play the hottest titles at 1080p or above, but what if we told you those same games (and those same resolutions) could be seen on a 150" screen -- and you wouldn't even need a home theater space to make it happen? Now that we have your attention, take a close look at the coffin-like box below. That, believe it or not, is a projector.Just as netbook-like computing power was only possible by linking vacuum tubes and power cables in a warehouse, this is likely the first of many sure-to-be-smaller versions of Sanyo's short-range 1080p beamer. The unnamed device, which measures an incredible 93" x 20" x 25", has the ability to project a... Read more...
One of the more curious items spied at this week's Computex trade show in Taipei, is an Asus laptop prototype with a built-in mini projector. There is still not too much known about the unlabeled notebook, other than that the laptop has a large space above the display's bezel, in which a working, pivoting mini projector is housed.  Mini projectors are just now starting to hit the market. Earth Trek recently just released its 90-805R mini projector, and Samsung showed off its P400 Pocket Projector prototype in May. Both Texas Instruments and 3M have developed micro-projector technologies, which will be driving many of these new mini projectors. In fact, Foxconn was displaying a micro... Read more...
Earth Trek has released what it claims is the world's smallest projector: "Earth Trek, a Hong-Kong based company, recently released the world's smallest handy projector, the 90-805R mini projector. Our little device features a card slot (SD/T-flash card), built-in lithium battery (1-2 hours), built-in speaker, MP4 player, and provides a 22" diagonal projection. It measures 105x58x25mm and weighs 160g."Details such as price, native resolution, and the projection technology were not available at the time of this post. However, with only a maximum 22-inch projection space and no computer display-specific input, the 90-805R will have limited functionality. Images and video will be projected either... Read more...
Digitimes got a pic of a tiny DLP projector that Texas Instruments is readying for use in many mobile applications.  Scoter said TI has completed developments of pico-projectors and now the model, incorporating laser-diode (LD) and LED backlighting sources, are ready to be applied in end products. The model can support image size of 15 to 20 inches. With further improvements in brightness and battery time, the size can be expanded to 15 to 40 inches within a 30-180 cm distance, said Scoter. Could be used for game consoles, too. Neat. Faster, please!... Read more...
PLEXTOR ROLLS OUT WIRELESS PROJECTOR ADAPTER Device Eliminates VGA Cables by Receiving Presentations via Wi-Fi Broadcast FREMONT, Calif. - April 24, 2006 - Plextor Corp., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance digital media equipment, today announced the PX-PA15AW Wireless Projector Adapter.  The new device uses wireless technology to enable users to broadcast Microsoft PowerPoint presentations from most Wi-Fi enabled computers to a VGA/XVGA projector incorporating the adapter. The PX-PA15AW Wireless Projector Adapter utilizes Ethernet or Wireless LAN (WLAN) technology to receive, in real time, screen-captured images, graphics, and image content broadcast from most Wi-Fi... Read more...
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