If you've ever felt the urge to turn a wall, or any flat surface for that matter, into your own big screen, then LG has you covered. Its new Bluetooth MiniBeam PW700 projector is being billed as your own personal cinema on the go and now comes with Bluetooth to make audio streaming a breeze.
Remember pico-projectors? Startup TouchPico wants to bring them back with Android installed, and it has a clever digital pen system that it's hoping will persuade the crowdfunding community to invest. We caught up with the prototype to see how it all works.
We've seen various examples of holograms over the years, with the technology behind them coming in many varieties. The prism crystal-based one that surfaced in 2012 is one example, but in the future such cumbersome and decidedly non-portable constructions will no longer be needed.
Casio has rolled out a new projector that is aimed at the education market where short throw projectors are the standard. Casio's new offering can certainly be used in other markets if desired. The projector is called the XJ-UT301WN and it is billed as the world's brightest LampFree Ultra Short Throw projector. Native resolution is 1280 x 800 and it has an aspect ratio of 16:10.
NEC has rolled out a pair of new projectors that fall into the M Series short throw projector range. Short throw projectors are able to provide a large viewable image from closer to the projection wall or surface. The two new projectors include the M332XS and the M352WS models.
NEC has rolled out a new portable LED projector designed to be compact enough to take on the road that also has impressive brightness. Often when a projector is made with an eye towards portability using LEDs, it's not a very bright unit and requires a very dark room to work well. NEC's new L102W portable projector is bright and uses long lasting LEDs rather than a traditional bulb.
Sony is showing off a new projector at CES 2014. The projector is an ultra short throw unit that can produce a 4k resolution image. The projector is able to throw a viewable image ranging from 66-inches to 147-inches depending on how far it is from the projection surface.
ZTE did a bit of teasing pre-CES, and now that the show has begun, we have been able to get some hands-on time with the various items. There were some smartphones and the Iconic Phablet, however one stuck out a bit, the ZTE Projector Hotspot. This one is as the name would suggest and serves as both a projector and mobile hotspot.
Favi has unveiled a new version if its pico projector called the Favi Pico+. The Pico projector supports Miracast and Airplay wireless playback. The little pocket projector is very small, but can throw an image up to 100-inches in size. The projector is about the size of a smartphone.
ZTE isn't ready to show you its new phablet, mini-projector-and-WiFi-hotspot combo, BlueWatch smartwatch, and other fresh gear its prepared for CES 2014 quite yet, but that's not going to stop it from talking about them ahead of the show. The company has at least eight new products, including the Grand S II flagship with triple-microphone noise reduction and what sounds like similar voice control features to the Moto X, a 5.7-inch Iconic Phablet with a quadcore processor, wireless charging, and split-screen apps to show two programs simultaneously, and the ZTE BlueWatch, a combination fitness tracker and smartphone remote for the wrist.