Projector News and Industry Commentary

Bulletins about upcoming product reviews and releases, tradeshows, new technology and advanced product features as well as our thoughts and observations on all things related to projectors.

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Thanks for Using the DVD Store

As you can tell from the CEDIA trade show review, this year's CEDIA did not disappoint those who were anticipating some revolutionary releases. We will be reviewing all of the newly announced models as soon as we can get production units in hand, so we look forward to a busy review season in the coming weeks. I will post which reviews are underway as soon as the units arrive and we can verify that they are in undamaged, reviewable condition. We know that everyone is anxious to see reviews on all of the new models as soon as possible, and we will work hard to get them done in a timely manner. There will be a lot of projectors to look at, so your patience and understanding is kindly...more
Topics: CEDIA

Panasonic AE900 Shipping at the End of the Month

On the eve of the CEDIA convention which happens this weekend, we have already seen two significant announcements from LCD makers that will undoubtedly gain a lot of attention. First, the Panasonic AE900 was announced today, representing another step forward in price performance for 1280x720 resolution widescreen LCD technology. At 1100 ANSI lumens, it is 10% brighter than the popular AE700 released last fall. But the AE900's contrast rating of 5500:1 is what will really cause the buzz. This unit features a dynamic iris that is capable of reconfiguring itself on a frame by frame basis every 1/60 of a second. In addition, gamma is similarly reconfigured frame by frame. The result is a projector with markedly...more

CEDIA Next Week

September is upon us already, and we've turned the corner into the fall season. That always means lots of new home theater projectors being announced at the CEDIA trade show, which happens next week in Indianapolis. We will be there as always, and we'll report all the latest product news on these pages as soon as we can.more
Topics: CEDIA