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Panasonic showcases new laser projectors, digital displays

June 14th, 2016

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Variety of laser projectors and multi-touch displays recently showcased

Panasonic has launched a wide range of visual systems technologies. The booth showcases the latest professional visual systems and professional video technologies through engaging demonstrations, including a new flagship 4K+ SOLID SHINE Laser 3-Chip DLP projector, high-impact projection mapping solutions, an ultra-narrow video-wall display featuring virtually invisible bezels, along with other new professional display and  professional video products.

Product highlights at InfoComm 2016 include:

Projectors

PT-RQ32KU 3-Chip DLP SOLID SHINE 4K+ Laser Projector

Engineered for unfailing reliability, this 3-Chip DLP™ SOLID SHINE laser projector provides 27,000 lumens (center) of brightness, film-like 4K+ resolution with Quad Pixel Drive and 240 Hz-capable Real Motion Processor. Dust-resistant construction, i-bolt rigging, and frameless stacking along with free 360-degree installation and DIGITAL LINK for single-cable connectivity makes this state-of-the-art projector a versatile large-venue projection solution.

PT-RZ970 Series 1-Chip DLP SOLID SHINE Laser Projectors

This projector series comprises three 1-Chip DLP™ SOLID SHINE laser projectors that delivers a maximum of 10,400 lm (center). The PT-RZ970 Series laser projectors incorporates cutting-edge technology to achieve vibrant picture quality and high 10,000:1 contrast ratio. These filter-less projectors are essentially dust-proof, and are subjected to punishing tests to ensure flawless performance in offices, schools, control rooms, lecture halls, museums and more. The PT-RZ970 Series is engineered for virtually maintenance-free long-haul operation, shares optional lenses with Panasonic’s 1-Chip DLP™ projector family and includes the PT-RZ970 (WUXGA), PT-RW930 (WXGA) and PT-RX110 (XGA), all available in black or white cabinets in June 2016.

PT-JX200 Space Player DLP Laser Projectors

Also exhibited is the new 2,000 lumen 1-Chip DLP™ Space Player laser projector. This revolutionary DLP projector combines the functions of traditional lighting and video projection to create engaging, projected visuals able to support a wide variety of applications, by highlighting objects with light and moving media. Easy installation, adjustable projection angle and exceptionally long life, makes the Space Player a great solution to support specialty projection for retails signage, museums, restaurants and more.

Displays

EF1 Series Professional Displays

The EF1 Series expands the lineup of entry displays to include 84- and 75-inch sizes offering a cost-effective solution for digital signage, or for general use in the office or classroom. The stylish EF1 Series blends high imaging performance with adaptability and outstanding efficiency, and is built for self-contained or networked digital signage, or as an office/education/retail communication system. Available in late Summer/early Fall 2016.

VF1H Series Professional Displays

The new 700 cd/m2 flagship features an Ultra-Narrow-Bezel of 0.07’’ (1.8 mm) bezel-to-bezel width for seamless and visually arresting video-wall presentations in any vertical or horizontal configuration. The VF1H Series consumes less energy thanks to efficient backlighting and contrast control. Built tough for 24/7 operation, the 55-inch display also offers a wide range of optimized viewing modes as well as USB media updates over LAN for self-contained and even more convenient signage solutions. Expected to be available in late 2016.

BF1 Series Multi-Touch Professional Displays

Successor to the groundbreaking LFB70 multi-touch panel, the BF1 Series (available in 50-, 65-, and 80-inch sizes) has fully featured built-in whiteboard software allowing users to start work instantly with no need for a connected PC. Pages can be created, saved, and shared from the screen, or any media displayed and annotated via a new easy-access sub-menu bar. Precision 12-point touch control and a new minimized menu bar make it easy to switch inputs and access tools at any time. The BF1 Series also has a USB Memory Viewer supporting a variety of formats. Geared towards efficiency in the classroom, boardroom, or factory, the BF1 offers Color Universal Design (CUD) for more clearly distinguishable color reproduction for those with color vision deficiencies and Intel Pro WiDi for wireless media display via mobiles and PCs. A toughened screen with Anti-Glare (AG) treatment makes for clear visibility in bright conditions. The BF1 Series displays are currently available.

About the Author:

Stephen Noonoo

Stephen Noonoo is the current editor of eSchool News. He is a former consultant for CUE, California’s ISTE affiliate, and managing editor of its quarterly publication, OnCUE. He has worked as a freelance writer, an education editor for SmartBrief newsletters, and as a staff editor for a well-known publication focusing on education technology.