Epson has entered into the world of surface computing with the X-Desk. The X-Desk is a 52" screen that can recognize 16,000 objects simultaneously. Hit the jump for a video of it in action.
It's saying a lot for the appeal of Epson's digital rangefinder cameras - and for the love photo-pros have for them - that Epson don't need to make all too many tweaks to their R-D1x to keep it appealing. This latest incarnation has a new 2.5-inch LCD, SDHC support up to 32GB and the latest version of Epson's EDiART image processing system, together with an optional hand-grip, but the core specs remain the same.
Epson Japan have announced a new color version of their Endeavor Na01 mini netbook. The Na01, which first launched back in November, is now available in both white and black, rather than merely the original black. Specifications remain unchanged from the black Endeavor Na01 mini, meaning Intel's N270 1.6GHz Atom processor, 945GSE graphics chipset and a 10.2-inch LCD running at 1024 x 600 resolution.
Do you love your home theater setup? Do you sit at work all day, counting down the minutes until you can go home and watch a movie? Are you thinking about your home theater right now? So is Epson. They want to be a part of it, and as a result, they've announced a new home theater projector - the PowerLite Home Cinema 6500 UB.
Epson's C2Fine technology is not new to the front projector community, they have had the 0.7-inch D7 inorganic HTPS panels available on full HD resolution over a year ago, in fact, most of the 1080P LCD projectors in the market are powered with a trio of the Inorganic panel. Today, they have announced two new models with lower resolution panels in standard 4:3 and widescreen 16:10 aspect ratio that using the same technology.
New members of the D7 c2fine family are the 0.74-inch HTPS panels "L3C07X-85G40" with 1280 × 800 resolution and the "L3Q08X-85G20" 0.8-inch HTPS panels with 1024 × 768 resolution.
The Inorganic D7 panels are well-known for its high temperature endurance with boosted aperture ratios to improve contrast and luminance outputs. Both units are said to be capable of “Jet-black show” (no spec on the contrast ratio), and ultra high luminance beam up to 4000 lumen (widescreen), 5000 lumen (standard) of brightness. Mass production has already begun, and here’s a thought; the next 720P projector with twice the Panasonic ax200 capability is not beyond reach.
Epson Japan have updated their ST1XX series of super-compact desktop PCs with a shot of high-definition and an improved processor. No mere nettop, the Endeavor ST120 has a 2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 CPU, a Japan-only MonsterTV HDUS digital TV tuner and a Blu-ray burner, all in something measuring just 75 x 185 x 195mm.
Epson Japan have announced a new projector in their high-spec Dreamio range. The EH-TW4000 supports full 1080p high-definition, and uses Epson's new D7/C2FINE LCD panel for hardly-visible pixel grids. DeepBlack technology assures the TW4000 best-in-class contrast levels of 75,000:1.