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dnp Intros Ambient Light Rejecting Retractable Screen

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Supernova Flexdnp launches the Supernova Flex Classic-- a screen using the company's ISF certified 08-85 Supernova material able to roll up and down quickly at the touch of a button via noiseless electric motor.

Available in 100- or 120-inch sizes in 16:9 format, and 100- or 110-inch in 16:10 format, the screens are mountable on walls or ceilings, and are ideal for residential, meeting/conference room and educational applications. A dark grey drop above the image areas allows the retractable screen to roll down to the desired height, and it is compatible with all standard projectors, including 4K projectors.

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Vivitek Intros H5098 Home Cinema Projector

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Vivitek H5098Vivitek announces the H5098-- a professional-grade projector promising all features demanded by home cinema enthusiasts, including native 1080p resolution, 50000:1 contrast ratio and 2000 ANSI lumens brightness.

The projector uses DLP technology with BrilliantColor for accurate colour and improved illumination optics for a wide colour gamut capable of projecting over 1 billion colour shades. Also in use is a 6-segment colour wheel.

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Sony Intros VPL-VW675ES 4K HDR Projector

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Sony presents the VPL-VW675ES at CEDIA 2016-- a compact native 4K resolution home cinema projector featuring Hybrid Log-Gamma (HyLG) technology, a key component in upcoming HDR TV broadcasts.

Sony projectorHyLG technology is a development by NHK and the BBC. It facilitates the broadcast of HDR content by ensuring broadcasters can utlise current 10-bit infrastructure, necessitating only the upgrade of cameras and critical monitoring displays, as opposed to the entire system.

The VPL-VW675ES does not support HyLG out of the box, since it will come through a firmware update following the standardisation of the new HDMI specification. However it does support HDR10, allowing users to enjoy streaming HDR content from the likes of Amazon Video and Netflix, as well as UHD Blu-ray players.

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Optoma Intros GT5500 Ultra Short Throw Projector

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Optoma GT5500Optoma announces the GT5500-- an ultra short throw 1-chip DLP 1080p projector the company describes as ideal for the large screen viewing of gaming, TV content, movies and sports.

The 0.25:1 ultra short throw projector features 25000:1 contrast ratio and vivid colours, and creates a 100-inch image from just 33cm distance. Brightness reaches 3500 lumens, making it shine even in the ambient light situations of most homes, while connectivity options include dual HDMI, 3D sync and several analog ports.

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Ilumi and Optoma Combine Projector With Lighting Control

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Optoma IlumiCEDIA 2016 has a demonstration of the first projector with integrated lighting control-- a collaboration between Ilumi Solutions and Optoma Technology in the simplification of home theatre control.

The solution combines an Optoma 1080p short throw laser projector with Ilumi Bluetooth MeshTek technology synced with plug-and-play Ilumi smart lightbulbs. The lights are linked to the projector control commands and adapt to projector status, dimming when turned on, brightening when turned off, dynamically adjusting to image brightness and colours, and flashing red/green when muted/unmuted.

A companion iOS app handles control of both projector and lightning eliminating the need for hard wired control.

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Stewart Filmscreen Intros 16K+ Phantom Screen

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Stewart Filmscreen sets to announce the Phantom HALR at CEDIA 2016-- a flexible high ambient light rejecting screen material designed for fixed-frame wall screen or electric roller screen applications.

Stewart PhantomIdeal for both day and night applications, Phantom HALR black technology offers what Stewart says are four unique features. The screen is seamless in sizes up to 40- by 90-feet, designed for use with most Stewart fixed frame or ElectriScreen models, and available in Cinemaperf or Microperf X2 THX Ultra configurations for acoustic transparency.

It is also described as "future-proof" through proprietary 16K+ resolution capabilities. As such it is both UHD- and HDR-ready, and calibrates out to REC 2020 or REC 709 standards. Stewart also says the screen delivers over 30:1 contrast for a 2000 lumen projector in a room with 20 foot-candles of ambient light and several light sources hitting the screen surface at 40-degree angles.

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JVC Claims "Smallest Ever" 4K D-ILA Projector

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JVC announces the DLA-Z1 at IFA 2016-- a next generation native 4K D-ILA projector the company describes as the smallest yet, featuring a "Blu-Escent" laser light source and unique dynamic light source control.

DLA-Z1According to the company the projector can handle large screens over 200-inch in size, while the light source delivers brightness reaching up to 3000 lumens and 20000 hours operational life time. Also included is a Cinema Filter with wide colour gamut of 100% DCI P3 and over 80% coverage of BT.2020.

Meanwhile the newly developed all glass lens features an aluminium barrel and 100mm diameter (compared to the conventional 65mm) for the full projection of 4K resolution content to every corner of the screen while retaining a wide 100% vertical, 43% horizontal shift range. JVC is also adopting 5 anomalous dispersion lenses in accordance to the different refractive index of R/G/B light, the chromatic aberration and colour fringing when shifted can be minimised.

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