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Vivitek Qumi Q5 Projectors

Posted by Alan at 8:19 AM on February 3, 2012

Vivitek hit the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last month with a full new line of projectors known as the Qumi Q5 line.  The Qumi is Vivitek’s line of home-theater-quality projectors.  These are, obviously, front-end projectors, which bring the absolute best picture to your living room or dedicated home theater room.  TPN’s Jon Wurm got a first-hand look at the new lineup.

Vivitek brings the following specs to to their new projectors:

  • Up to 500L brightness
  • HD resolution
  • Projection on up to a 90 inch screen
  • HDMI, USB, and VGA
  • 3D Ready
  • 30,000 hours

Vivitek showcased several of their projectors in different light situations to show what they can do.  The picture is incredibly bright and the 1080P video comes through loud and clear.  In addition to a full array of computer hook-ups the Qumi has traditional home theater ports like HDMI, as well as the ability connect to smartphones and tablets.

The Vivitek Qumi projectors can be used in-home or by a business professionals for presentations. You can get a demonstration in the video, posted below, as well as checking out the Vivitek website.

Interview by Jon Wurm of F5 Live.

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The Casio Green Slim Projector

Posted by Alan at 8:16 AM on January 31, 2012

Casio makes a wide range of products from calculators to watches, and this year at the Consumer Electronics Show they unveiled a new line of projectors.  This slim and light, 3000 lumens mobile projector is known at the Green Slim line.  The projector uses a hybrid laser-LED light source that has a 20,000 hour life expectancy and no mercury, for those who want a green solution.  The Green Slim Projector, as Casio is calling it, is also suitable for ceiling mounting in an office meeting room and a home theater.

The projector will accept inputs from HDMI, VGA, composite video, and even a USB port.  The new line from Casio also features an app called Mobi Show which users can download an install on their mobile phone or tablet and then use to control presentations from the device. The new line starts at $999.  You can find out more by visiting Casio Projectors.

Interview by Jeffrey Powers of The Geekazine Podcast.

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