Projectors

  • Minuscule Microprojector Promises Bright, Touchable Displays Of The Future

    Minuscule Microprojector Promises Bright, Touchable Displays Of The Future

    These Fraunhofer microprojectors are still quite a ways off from being implemented into real phones, but the technology is certainly interesting. Based on an insect’s compound eye, the projector is a wafer of tiny LEDs that can twist and turn depending on position. This means there is no “keystoning” and the beams striking the surface will always be “crisp and… Read More

  • New Pocket Projectors From 3M Pump Up The Lumens

    New Pocket Projectors From 3M Pump Up The Lumens

    CES is just the event for little items like these: gadgets, pure and simple. Pico-projectors (or mini, micro, pocket, or what have you projectors) are among the few gadgets I really enjoy seeing incremental improvements in, and look forward to CES every year for those improvements. This year hasn’t disappointed: we saw Optoma’s new gear last night, Microvision has a new one… Read More

  • Review: AAXA P4 Pico Projector

    Review: AAXA P4 Pico Projector

    Short version: A powerful little device, significantly brighter than others of its size, with decent battery life and a good picture. Too bad it’s so damn loud, and not the most user-friendly thing of all time either. Read More

  • Velocity Micro Shows Its New Tablets And Pico Projector Before CES

    Velocity Micro Shows Its New Tablets And Pico Projector Before CES

    While many big companies are putting on big press conferences next week at CES, many smaller ones are getting their new gadgets out there early so people will want to drop by their booth. Velocity Micro just dropped a few new things, and we’ll be sure to swing by their corner of the show if we’re in the area. They’ve got a pair of budget tablets that won’t really… Read More

  • Sanwa Supply Rolls Out Micro Projector For iPhone 4/4S

    Sanwa Supply Rolls Out Micro Projector For iPhone 4/4S

    Japan-based accessory maker Sanwa Supply started selling the 400-PRJ011 [JP] in its online store, a DLP micro projector that slides onto an iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S. The device comes with a 2,100mAh battery, which takes about five hours to fully charge and provides enough juice for 2.5 hours of projector usage. With the projector function turned off, buyers can also use the device to charge… Read More

  • monolith: iPhone 4 Case + Pocket Projector +Battery Rolled Into One

    monolith: iPhone 4 Case + Pocket Projector +Battery Rolled Into One

    A Japanese accessory maker called Century started selling the “monolith” [JP] today, a case for the iPhone 4, a 1,900mAh battery, and a mini projector rolled into one (it’s still unclear if the device works with the iPhone 4S as well). The monolith is sized at 63.5×126.6×22mm and weighs 97g. Century says that users can expect images sized at up to 60cm (in 16:9 format)… Read More

  • Bright 3D Drive: Epson Introduces World’s First HTPS-TFT 3D Panel

    Bright 3D Drive: Epson Introduces World’s First HTPS-TFT 3D Panel

    Epson has been working on HTPS (high-temperature polysilicon)-based TFT panels for years now, and yesterday the company announced the launch of the world’s first such panel for 3D 3LCD projectors. There will be two models, one measuring 0.74 inches (pictured) and another one with 0.61 inches, both will full HD resolution. According to Epson, the new devices use a technology called… Read More

  • Optoma's GT750 Projector Does HD And 3D For $799

    Optoma's GT750 Projector Does HD And 3D For $799

    I mainly know Optoma for their pico projectors, but of course they’re into the bigger stuff as well. Most full-size projectors tend to run you over a grand, though, so it’s nice to see a full-featured one aimed at gamers for less than that. Specs inside. Read More

  • Video: Projector Screen For Brightly Lit Rooms

    Video: Projector Screen For Brightly Lit Rooms

    This is pretty cool: a team of researchers at Japan’s Tohoku University has developed a projection screen that works inside brightly lit rooms, doing away with the need to draw curtains when starting a projection. The device suppresses the reflection of ambient light by using a special reflective panel and diffusion film. Read More

  • Casio Announces Twelve 3D-enabled Laser/LED Hybrid Projectors

    Casio Announces Twelve 3D-enabled Laser/LED Hybrid Projectors

    Casio today announced [JP] a total of twelve new DLP projectors for the Japanese market, all of which can produce 3D images and feature a hybrid laser/LED light source. The company will start rolling out eight “standard” models starting in Japan in May, before offering two short-focus and two high-end devices in July. Read More