projectors

Lightform device details from the company’s CEO

Lightform device details from the company’s CEO

Yesterday we brought you a brief rundown of what Lightform was and will be, and today we’ve got a few more bits and pieces from the company’s CEO. Lightform is a company and a device - the device works with a projector to scan any environment and project light into that environment unique to that environment. This sort of technology has existed in the past, but with Lightform, it’s being prepared for the everyday average consumer.

Continue Reading

What is Lightform? A Projected Augmented Reality device for everyone

What is Lightform? A Projected Augmented Reality device for everyone

The folks at Lightform have a device that scans any environment, creates a high-resolution mesh, and creates AI-generated effects and filters to project back out. Combined with a projector, the Lightform device is able to turn any environment into an augmented reality theater. This device combines the real 3D world with digital projections of light to augment reality without need of any sort of head-mounted hardware.

Continue Reading

BenQ HT8050 4K projector boasts cinema-like quality

BenQ HT8050 4K projector boasts cinema-like quality

BenQ has quietly launched a new projector that promises a whole range of great features, but with a substantial price tag to match. The HT8050 boasts 4K-resolution and THX display certification, something promised to ‘rival’ the quality you get at the cinema, only in the comfort of your own home. In exchange for such notable features, though, users will be shelling out a substantial $8,000 USD.

Continue Reading

LG ProBeam is a radical portable projector with webOS onboard

LG ProBeam is a radical portable projector with webOS onboard

The LG ProBeam is the latest effort in consumer electronics to make the home theater a portable affair. Movies will be able to be watched on large surfaces wherever this machine can be brought and plugged in. LG's release comes at a time when a series of extremely popular movies is coming out, once a year, all meant for the big screen - a perfect combination.*

Continue Reading

Sony MP-CL1A short-throw HD pico projector fits in the palm of your hand

Sony MP-CL1A short-throw HD pico projector fits in the palm of your hand

There are a bunch of use scenarios where you want a projector to go with you on the road. The catch is that most projectors are large, bulky, and not easy to take with you. Sony has a new pico projector called the MP-CL1A Mobile Projector that can fit in the palm of your hand and could be carried with you easily in a pocket or bag wherever you need to show video or photos in a size large enough to be seen by a group of people.

Continue Reading

Lenovo Pocket Projector Review — a 110″ display in your bag

Lenovo Pocket Projector Review — a 110″ display in your bag

Lenovo has tablets with built-in projectors, but that's not practical for some. If you want to enjoy the same kind of projector sans the entire tablet arrangement, there's the new Lenovo Pocket Projector. As the name suggests, this newly launched projector is small...small enough to fit in many pockets, and definitely small enough to fit in whatever bag you're using. Is the image quality worth it, though? Read our review to find out!

Continue Reading

Magnasonic DLP pico projector claimed as ‘world’s smallest’

Magnasonic DLP pico projector claimed as ‘world’s smallest’

Magnasonic has introduced its newest pico projector, the LED Pocket Pico Projector. According to the maker, this is the smallest projector of its kind, and while it won’t be taking on the quality of full-size projectors, it does come in a pocket-friendly form factor, allowing you to toss it in your bag and use it whenever the need arises.

Continue Reading

JmGO View packs a 180″ screen into a small package

JmGO View packs a 180″ screen into a small package

The idea of portable projectors has been around for a while. Several companies make them, but the hardest part is making something portable that can actually show a decent-sized picture that's not washed out. Plus, you're stuck using your phone's speakers for audio. That might be alright for a business presentation in conference room with the lights off. But JmGO thinks they've got something better.

Continue Reading

New LG Minibeam projectors boast Bluetooth wireless freedom

New LG Minibeam projectors boast Bluetooth wireless freedom

Gone are the days when all projectors are hulking boxes of weight and heat that you'd only use sparingly at the office or some public speaking event. Now projectors are small enough to fit inside tablets and even smartphones. While that latter part might still be an eccentricity, portable projectors are becoming quite the fad. And the new members of LG's Minibeam projector line, specifically the PH550, PW1000, and PW1500 take that portability even further by adding Bluetooth connectivity into the wireless mix.

Continue Reading

Acer projectors drop in detecting ambient light

Acer projectors drop in detecting ambient light

The Acer K138ST is a unique piece of work. It's a short-throw projector aimed at the sort of person who brings their projector with them at all times. It has built-in speakers, extremely bright lights inside, and is ready to roll with ambient light sensing to contribute to smart adjustments at any time. It's small enough to fit in your backpack if you really want to be a traveling projectionist. This little beast is just one of three new projectors revealed by Acer this week in New York City.

Continue Reading

ZTE Spro 2 Android smart projector arrives in US at AT&T

ZTE Spro 2 Android smart projector arrives in US at AT&T

During CES 2015, ZTE introduced a smart projector running Android called the Spro 2, and it is now arriving to buyers in the United States via AT&T. The device is a 2-in-1 projector that includes hotspot features and the ability to connect to a WiFi network, as well as an Android touchscreen built into the device. There are HDMI ports, as well, for connecting devices, but it can be used completely independently of a laptop or such by accessing content through the Android interface and streaming it over Wi-Fi or a 4G LTE network.

Continue Reading

Acer H6517ST projector is 3D-ready and now available

Acer H6517ST projector is 3D-ready and now available

Acer America has introduced a new projector, the H6517ST, and it is now available. The projector offers Full HD video projection alongside some common functionality found on these products, plus a few higher-end than average features like support for 3D footage. At the extreme end, the H6517ST provides a 181-inch picture, eclipsing what you'd get from a television. Connectivity spans all the common options, including HDMI and D-Sub, among others. It is available to those in the United States for $799.99 USD.

Continue Reading

1 2 3