Epson releases large-scale laser projector with 25k lumens

Venue-sized laser projector is 4k ready

Epson launches the Pro L25000U installation laser projector — a 3LCD laser projector with 25,000 lumens of color brightness and 25,000 lumens of white brightness.

As part of the new Pro L-Series laser projector line, the Pro L25000U integrates a sealed optical engine with laser-light source with an inorganic phosphor wheel in combination with inorganic LCD panels for up to 20,000 hours of virtually maintenance-free operation, including 24/7 use for applications that require continuous projection2.

Ideal for rental and staging, as well as permanent large venue installations, the Pro L25000U features advanced technology, including a wide array of future-proof 4K-ready powered lenses with lens shift and lens memory, 360-degree installation flexibility, diverse connectivity options, and sealed optical engine design. Leveraging Epson’s 4K Enhancement technology, the projector accepts 4K input and enhances a 1080p signal to surpass Full HD image quality3.…Read More

Hitachi debuts OneVision, a new discount program for higher ed

New higher ed discount program OneVision offers specialized support and rewards

Hitachi America Digital Media Division is showcasing the LP-WU9750B, the company’s first ever solid-state laser projector at InfoComm 2016. The new laser diode light source offers approximately 20,000 hours of operation and, with no lamp or filter replacement, is maintenance free which provides dramatic reduction in cost of ownership.

It is also releasing a special program just for higher ed: the OneVision program, with discounts and service support. As a member of the OneVision Program, organizations will have direct access to dedicated Hitachi sales and service specialists. Hitachi specialists can arrange onsite demonstrations, provide evaluation units, and consult with teams on current and future projects.

OneVision perks include specialized pricing on projectors and accessories, extended five-year projector warranty, one-year lamp warranty upgrade, advanced replacement and program rewards. Members choose the reward of their choice between either a free lamp with the purchase of three projectors or free projector with the purchase of ten projectors.…Read More

InfoComm 2010 highlights changing nature of AV

InfoComm attendance increased in Las Vegas this summer.
InfoComm attendance increased in Las Vegas this summer.

“The AV industry is changing,” said Jeff Singer, marketing communications director for Crestron. “We have to redefine what AV is.”

Singer was speaking at the 2010 InfoComm exhibition in Las Vegas, North America’s largest audio-visual (AV) technology show. He was referring to how the lines between traditionally defined categories of products and services in the AV field are blurring—and never has that been more apparent than at this year’s show.

Unless they hired a systems integrator, for instance, school technology buyers used to deal with one vendor for classroom audio products, a separate vendor for digital signage, and yet other manufacturers for projectors and displays. At InfoComm 2010, however, it was possible to find ed-tech solutions that combined classroom audio with emergency alert, projectors with interactive pen displays, and even podiums with digital signage.…Read More