projectors

Apple patents computer with extreme-angle projector, wireless charging

Apple patents computer with extreme-angle projector, wireless charging

Apple has been bulk-granted 51 new patents, Patently Apple reports, and one of them is a computer with an extreme-angle projector built-in. The patent describes a "desk-free" computer wirelessly connected to all peripherals and using any available vertical surface as a display screen. The computer would, alas, require some presumably non-desk surface to sit on, dashing the hopes of gravity-defying computer aficionados everywhere.

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Bot & Dolly “Box” is next-level video experiment in projection-mapping

Bot & Dolly “Box” is next-level video experiment in projection-mapping

This week the team at Bot & Dolly - a group that works with 3D objects and video to experiment with art and live performance - have created a new experiment with live projection on moving objects. This project is known as "Box", and works with projection-mapping - projecting images on to spots that are mapped and tracked as the projector seeks them from afar. The result is a video demonstration you the don't have to be technically aware of to enjoy.

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Canon LE-5W portable projector set for summer with 3LED technology

Canon LE-5W portable projector set for summer with 3LED technology

As projectors continue to be a big business in an industry ripe with mobile devices, Canon's newest hardware has appeared with a foot in both camps. This is the LE-5W Multimedia Projector, coming in any color just so long as its black or white, working with 3LED technology to ensure the photos users have taken with their Canon cameras are projected with as vibrant and color-correct a light as possible. Of course this device isn't a camera in and of itself: instead you'll be running content through an HDMI cord or USB thumb drive.

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Vivitek announces Qumi Q7 HD pocket projector, we go hands-on

Vivitek announces Qumi Q7 HD pocket projector, we go hands-on

If you're into the portable projectors, Vivitek might be a name you're familiar with, and they just announced a new "pocket protector" called the Qumi Q7. We ended up getting our hands on the new device, and while the mini projector isn't really worthy of fitting in a pocket, it's still small enough that you can easily take anywhere without hassle.

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AAXA Technologies launches P300 Pico projector

AAXA Technologies launches P300 Pico projector

Projectors are certainly cool, but they can be a bit on the expensive side. If you've been keeping an eye out for a projector that won't break the bank, you might want to give AAXA Technologies' new P300 Pico projector a look. Announced today, the P300 projector will only set you back $419 (provided you pre-order it), which isn't too bad considering that other projectors can cost thousands of bucks.

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AAXA P4 Pico Projector Review

AAXA P4 Pico Projector Review

We've seen our fair share of pico and pocket projectors here at SlashGear, but recently we've had the pleasure to work with and review one of the most portable and brightest of them all, a pico with an 80 lumen engine -- the AAXA P4 Pico Projector. There are many different uses for a portable projector and whether they are an expensive toy, or a needed accessory is up to you. Head on down for some pictures and hands-on video of this little projector in action.

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Vodafone Spraypaints Mobile Phones White, Projects Light Unto Them, Tells a Story

Vodafone Spraypaints Mobile Phones White, Projects Light Unto Them, Tells a Story

Our good pals over at Vodefone have created a video in which they take phones from throughout their own lengthy history, spraypaint them white, and project lovely images toward and on them in order to show a magical video taking us all through the history of mobile. This is what they're called "the first small-scale projection mapping installation using a hand-held camera." Whether that means they just filmed it going through the steps with a handheld camera (looks like it) or if the projector is a hand-held device is up to debate.

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