AV & Presentation

BenQ Ships 3,000-lumen, $700 Projector

BenQ has started shipping its new MX520 projector, a midrange model designed for medium-sized rooms. The DLP-based MX520 is designed for energy savings and provides up to 6,500 hours of lamp life.

Saddleback College Adds Wireless Transmission to Projectors

Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, CA, has begun implementing wireless multifunctional switches from Hitachi to gain wireless connectivity between data and video sources and compatible Hitachi LCD projectors.

Elmo USA To Launch Mobile Projector in January

Elmo USA will unveil its new mobile projector at the 2013 International CES in January in Las Vegas, NV.

Journalism Students Get Hands-on Experience

Journalism students at California Polytechnic State University are getting a real-world education, thanks to new handheld camcorders recently purchased by the university.

Smart Unveils Interactive Touch Projector

Smart Technologies has debuted a new touch- and pen-enabled interactive projector--the first of its kind, according to the company. The LightRaise 60wi is expected to ship in the first quarter of 2013.

Universities Build Video Walls with LED Tiles

Northern Kentucky University's 25' x 15' video wall, in its Griffin Hall Digitorium, is made of 285 MicroTiles from visual technologies provider Christie Digital System

NEC Debuts Mobile Projectors with Wireless iPad Support

NEC has updated its line of mobile LCD projectors for education, adding three new sub-$1,000 models and introducing a new technology that supports wireless transmission of images from an iPad.

ViewSonic Unveils Widescreen, Full HD Displays

ViewSonic's new full HD LED displays feature wide viewing angle and frameless bezel design.

Christie Intros High-Light-Output DLP Projectors

Christie has debuted six new high-light-output education projectors built around single-chip (0.65- or 0.67-inch DMD) DLP technology. The projectors include four new models in Christie's E Series and two models in the new G Series, all offering light output greater than 5,000 lumens.

Texas Students Produce New, Original Sitcom

Students in the Department of Radio, Television, and Film at the University of North Texas are getting real-world media experience, producing a new original sitcom "Peppuccinos."