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Anker Nebula Capsule projector is the size and shape of a soda can

Anker Nebula Capsule projector is the size and shape of a soda can

Anker has launched a new projector called the Nebula Capsule on Indiegogo, where it hopes to fund the device. Boasting a shape and size akin to a soda can, this projector is small enough to easily carry around, but with more features than most competing portable projectors. Among other things, the Nebula Capsule is able to project an image measuring up to 100-inches across.

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Epson LS100 is an ultra short-throw projector for home theaters

Epson LS100 is an ultra short-throw projector for home theaters

Typically a projector must be mounted at least several feet from the screen, meaning home and apartment owners often have to mount the projector on one wall and the screen on a different wall. That's a bulky, space-wasting problem for some, one addressed by ultra short-throw projectors -- that is, projectors that can be mounted very closely to the projection screen. Epson has just launched such a model for home theaters.

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Optoma UHD60 and UHD65 projectors offer 4K Ultra HD resolution

Optoma UHD60 and UHD65 projectors offer 4K Ultra HD resolution

Optoma has introduced a pair of new 4K-resolution projectors, the UHD60 and UHD65. Both projectors bring 8.3-million pixels and a massive 3840 x 2160 resolution, making them some of the highest-res projectors on the market. The company says that its new projectors offer 'razor-sharp' image quality, as well as a high level of brightness, a great contrast ratio, and perhaps most importantly, a very budget-friendly price (relatively speaking).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.*

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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