InfoComm preview part 2: displays and lighting11 June 2014
Here’s the second part of our InfoComm preview, focusing on display and lighting technologies.
New from BenQ is the RP700+ interactive education touchscreen. The display’s multitouch technology gives responsive feedback with accurate positioning, so users pan, zoom and scroll images and operate education software presentation as if they were using a tablet. Anti-glare glass prevents eye fatigue and stress.
Casio will be displaying its Ultra Short Throw (UST) XJ-UH310WN projector, which is designed for education environments. It offers WXGA resolution, remote access from a smartphone, and other features for easy classroom integration.
Digital Projection International will unveil the 10,000-lumen, solid-state HIGHlite WUXGA 3D laser projector, which offers long-life image stability and colour performance as well as tilting and rotation capabilities. Lifetime cost of ownership per brightness output is said to be unmatched as there are no recurring lamp costs; additionally, maintenance cycles are minimal.
As the FIFA World Cup warms up, dnp denmark will showcase its front and rear projection systems for sports bars and entertainment venues. Its stand will feature live HD sport feeds of World Cup matches using Supernova front projection and dnp rear projection screens, with Vista video processing and Digital Projection projectors. Each day at 3:00, Supernova will compete directly with with white screens.
The featured rear projection screen will be a 180in dnp Zenith Screen. With its 2.2 gain and excellent contrast and uniformity, the Zenith Screen is designed to complement high lumen projectors. Edge blending will be demonstrated on the Supernova Infinity, which achieves high contrast in high ambient light.
FSR will be introducing its HuddleVU multi-user collaboration system. Available in three models, HuddleVU allows for multiple users to share and view their laptops, tablets and smartphone screens on a main display. The entry-level HV-1000 system employs a single FSR HV-T6 table box that allows one to four users to plug in and power their laptops, and simply push a button to send their desktop information to the main display. The top-of-the-range HuddleVu Flex allows for control of projectors, screens, shades, mics and almost any complementary equipment in the room.
The professional lighting division of Harman, Martin Professional, will be presenting the new MAC Quantum Profile, which uses the latest in LED technology and Martin’s proprietary optical design to deliver a crisp and bright output. Also on the stand will be a selection of popular M-series consoles with the latest M-Series software, version 3.4, which brings new features, including fully synchronised networking and several new user views.
Prysm will showcase its line of Cascade Collaboration solutions. Available in 117in and 190in displays, touch-enabled Cascade-series videowalls are designed for collaboration both in-person and remotely. Inputs can include PCs, mobile devices, videoconferencing and local or Cloud content. A Cascade 190 videowall will be on displayed on the Prysm stand, with Cascade 117 models on the Cisco and Anacore stands.
Prysm’s booth will also feature a 5º-curved 4K UHD video wall measuring approximately 5m x 3m.
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