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Optoma to showcase Philips ColorSpark projection prototype at InfoComm

Duncan Proctor 15 June 2015
Optoma to showcase Philips ColorSpark projection prototype at InfoComm

Optoma has partnered with Philips to showcase Philips ColorSpark High Lumen Density (HLD) LED projection technology at InfoComm on 17-19 June at the Optoma booth 3612.

Justin Halls, head of product marketing at Optoma, commented: “We are delighted to unveil a prototype projector that harnesses the new Philips ColorSpark HLD LED technology. This technology will enable a new generation of far brighter LED DLP projectors with industry leading colour performance and accuracy. Optoma HLD LED projectors will comfortably be able to render larger screen sizes in normal ambient light conditions with outstanding image quality enabling them to compete with flat screen displays.

“Current LED technology offers consistent brightness and exceptional colour performance, while maintaining its out-of-the-box image quality throughout its lifetime. HLD adds three times higher screen brightness and improved colour reproduction.”

Jan-Willem Andriesse, product marketing manager from Philips said: “We are excited to provide HLD technology to our partners and eagerly anticipate the ground-breaking projectors it will enable. For over 20 years we have supported the projector industry with our leading UHP lamp illumination and more recently with our SSL illumination technologies.

“Despite the variety of SSL technologies, penetration of 1000+ lumen front projectors has been limited to less than a 5% volume share for several years. Clearly the market is struggling to find the right SSL technology for the mainstream segments. On the one hand LED based projectors are not able to reach sufficient brightness levels and on the other hand laser-hybrid and laser-phosphor have been struggling to find a good price-performance ratio. HLD and the products it will enable, is the solution the market has been looking for.”

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