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Epson announces five new home theater projectors

Epson today announced new Pro Cinema projectors with 3LCD Reflective laser technology, as well as the new Home Cinema 3000-Series of 2D and 3D Full HD 1080p projectors.

BenQ introduces two new front projectors

Now you have two new options for front projection, as BenQ America, which bills itself as the top-selling DLP projector brand in The Americas, today introduced its “next-generation” Colorific home entertainment projectors, the 3D-capable, 1080p HT1075 ($1,199) and HT1085ST ($1,299), which will be available next month.

Review: Screen Innovations Black Diamond Zero Edge screen

Screens have always been lacking in the industrial design department. After all, there is not much you can do with a bright white or murky grayish flap of material other than hang it on the wall and enjoy the great image it has to offer. Even screen frames are lackluster–literally. They are often made of black velvet material meant to absorb light spilling over from the designated image area onto the frame.

Want a HUGE image? Here’s how…

In the race for the so-called biggest flat-panel, manufacturers can really get into the game of oneupmanship, and are flat panels are getting bigger every year. But for a really, really big image, why not consider a two-piece projection system?

5 buys under $300 to make your Spring Break stay-cation a blast

Make your Stay-cation more like an Away-cation this Spring Break by thinking outside the box with the help of a little home technology. Here are our top 5 tips that will help you get away from it all, without leaving home.

SIM2 introduces seven super-bright projectors starting at $20K

The Italians are known to do many things well–flattery, luxury goods, sports cars, exotic leather, glass, fine wine, lazing on the beach, and, thanks to SIM2, projectors. Known for innovation and video performance, SIM2 introduced not one but seven new projectors this month alone.

For the Budjet-Minded Non-Vampire: Screen Innovations Slate Screen

We all know that traditionally, projection screens and ambient light don’t mix. And some of us prefer watching movies on a big screen during the day without that being shrouded in total darkness. Yet, for a really big image, projection is often the way to go; flat panels at larger sizes (they currently go up to more »

Last-Minute Room-By-Room Home Technology Gift Guide

It’s crunch time now to get your special someone a gift for the holidays—and what better gift can you give than the gift of technology? In this holiday gift guide, we take you through every room of the house and offer ideas for high-tech gear and gadgets that will make your home that much more entertaining, fun, cozy, smart, green, cool, and convenient.

castAR Brings Star Wars Holochess to Life

We’ve all seen spectacular  holographic computer interfaces in the movies. From Star Wars’s Dejarik (holochess) to Tony Stark’s prototyping system, the idea of things appearing in our rooms to be interacted with has been a dream of science fiction and tech heads for decades. Well, thanks to castAR,  an abandoned prototype by Valve that’s been revived on Kickstarter, more »

The Most Amazing Video You’ll See All Week

Whatever you’re doing right now, stop. Take five minutes and watch this incredible video by production company Bot & Dolly, which explores the possibilities of projection mapping and masking in real-time, in real space. Box, as it’s called, stars performer Tarik Abdel-Gaward and two robots named Iris and Scout. It was designed to explore five specific principles more »

Prima Cinema Finally Goes Live

If you’re sick of waiting for your favorite movie to come out on video, then Prima Cinema is for you, assuming that you have a heck of a lot of money. For a mere $35,000, you can join the Hollywood elite watching the latest Hollywood films in the comfort of your home theater, assuming you more »

Sony Intros VPL-VW1100ES and VPL-VW600ES 4K Projectors at CEDIA

Today at the CEDIA EXPO in Denver, Sony showed off new 4K projectors for the home market: the VPL-VW1100ES and VPL-VW600ES. Designed for the custom integration space, these projectors are designed to handle pretty much anything you throw at this, all the way up to 60fps 4K “Ultra HD.” Leading the pack is the VPL-VW1100ES, more »