projectors

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.

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Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 Pro Review

Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 Pro Review

The Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 Pro is a unique piece of work. Lenovo didn't fall into the same trap many manufacturers make in creating tiny boosts for their devices each year, changing only base configurations. They didn't say, hey, this YOGA Tablet is neat enough, let's just give it a better display for the tail end of 2015. Instead they've made a radical change - they've created a 13.3-inch display-toting tablet that carries its own projector and the world's first tablet-based 5-watt subwoofer. Suddenly this tablet business seems like a whole different ball-game.

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Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro hands-on with integrated projector

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro hands-on with integrated projector

Among Lenovo's newly unveiled products lie a couple distinguished features -- the YOGA 3 Pro's watchband hinge, for example, and the YOGA Tablet 2 Pro's integrated Pico projector. With the projector, the need to connect to an external display is eliminated -- any empty wall can be transformed into a display, whether to give a presentation or watch an impromptu movie. To complement the video feature is a JBL sound system complete with a subwoofer. which brings audio quality above and beyond what you get from the average Android slate.

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RoomAlive augments IllumiRoom: totally interactive rooms

RoomAlive augments IllumiRoom: totally interactive rooms

While some, like Oculus and now Samsung, want to immerse you in virtual worlds by constraining your eyes to a single point and faking the world, others are taking immersion from the other end. RoomAlive can turn any regular room into a completely interactive environment for games and other content, using only off the shelf components and some specialized software.

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TouchPico thinks you need Android on a tiny projector

TouchPico thinks you need Android on a tiny projector

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.

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Mini smartphone projector hints at holographic future

Mini smartphone projector hints at holographic future

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.

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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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BenQ W1500 offers Full HD wireless video streaming with 3D support

BenQ W1500 offers Full HD wireless video streaming with 3D support

BenQ has announced a new projector, the W1500, which is distinguished from the rest with Full HD wireless video streaming and support for 3D video. The projector boasts quite a few different features, among them being the ability to project a screen up to 84-inches across from a distance of only 6 feet. The projector is available now for the hefty sum of $2,299.

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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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BenQ Joybee GP3 projector comes dock-ready for iPhones

BenQ Joybee GP3 projector comes dock-ready for iPhones

BenQ doesn't see the limelight that often, but their aim is set high. The company announced the Joybee GP3 portable projector which comes with an iPhone/iPod dock that allows users to project content that's stored on their iOS devices. There's also a new feature that can wirelessly stream content from other devices over a DLNA connection.

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Sony unveils WUXGA projector with Laser Light Source Technology

Sony unveils WUXGA projector with Laser Light Source Technology

At the Integrated Systems Europe event, better known as ISE 2013, Sony unveiled its first projector with Laser Light Source Technology, a WUXGA installation projector. The projector is modeled after a couple of popular units in Sony's F-series, and it boasts several features, including up to 20,000 maintenance-free hours of use.

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