Advances in display technology were on parade at this year's InfoComm 2013 in Orlando, including a number of touchscreen devices, wall displays, new LED monitors, and related AV gear.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Panasonic has announced several new projectors, including the company's first interactive ultra-short throw projector and a WUXGA single-chip DLP projector that the company claims as the industry's brightest.
Crestron has launched a new system that allows groups of presenters to connect their phones, tablets, and laptops to AV systems wirelessly.
Crestron has unveiled Crestron RL, its new Lync-based group collaboration solution for conferencing.
NEC Display Solutions of America has unveiled a new high-resolution, high-light-output digital projector designed for education.
Texas Instruments (TI) DLP has unveiled a multitouch technology prototype capable of turning any surface into a fully interactive touch screen for multiple users.
Ricoh Americas has released two new short-throw projection systems designed for schools.
Optoma has introduced its first 7,000 lumen projector, the EH7700, along with a 6,000 lumen (X605) and two 5,000 lumen projectors (EH505, W505) as the company sets its sights on the large venue projector market.
At the InfoComm 2013 conference in Orlando this week, Digital Projection International (DPI) unveiled its Titan Quad 2000 series projectors, also known as the "Super Quad," which feature 20,000 lumens of brightness. The Titan Quad 2000 projectors are "the world's first projectors of this brightness, in a chassis with such a small form factor," according to the company.
Turning Technologies has released an update to TurningPoint, the company's classroom polling tool. With the new version, Turning has consolidated three of its polling tools into one and added enhanced support for OS X.