1. Epson retails projector market lead

    Epson has confirmed that it has retained its lead in the projector market in North America.

    The company announced that it is still the top selling projector manufacturer on the continent, selling 43 per cent of all the units sold during 2014.

    According to new data released by PMA Research, this is a four-point jump on Epson's market share in North America in the previous year.

    Epson was also revealed to have recorded the largest total revenue increase in the North American projector market in 2014, with the figures showing the firm had a 29 per cent share.


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  2. Optoma named top projector seller in Americas

    Optoma is the top selling projector manufacturer in both North and South America, the firm has said.

    New models such as the HD26, HD141X, GT1080, HD161X, HD1009, EH200ST and HD50 have helped Optoma to assert its dominance in key markets such as Brazil and the United States.

    The Q4 2014 PMA Research report showed that the firm has the number one spot in the DLP 1080p projector market.

    Jon Grodem, senior director of product management, explained that there is a strong demand in the market for DLP 1080p projectors and Optoma is meeting it.

    He said the company has produced

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  3. Epson launched first-ever laser projector

    Leading projector manufacturer Epson has announced the released of its first-ever laser home cinema projector at ISE 2015.

    The EH-LS10000 projector is the first Epson device to feature Ultra HD 4K enhancement and 3LCD Reflective technology, delivering the "ultimate in picture quality".

    As well as providing a 1080p Full HD picture, the EH-LS10000 also delivers the widest colour spectrum yet thanks to its dual laser light source and bright 1,500 lumens picture with high White and Colour light output.

    The 3D projector model is also designed with a long-life light

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  4. Epson launches new CoverPlus365

    Epson has launched CoverPlus 365, a new pre-and post-sale service and support programme that aims to provide first class service and support to installation customers.

    Offering dedicated support to Epson projector users, CoverPlus365 offers direct access to trained Epson experts who provide guidance and support at all stages of the sale process, from pre-sales to system installation.

    The Epson experts will also provide training and advice to projector customers to ensure they have the right skills to resolve faults as quickly as possible.

    According to Epson, the new programme

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  5. Christie projectors installed at Singapore cineplex

    Christie's projector technology has been selected for the new cineplex at Singapore's latest suburban shopping complex, The Seletar Mall.

    Shaw Theatres Seletar will have eight theatre auditoriums with over 700 spacious, comfortable seats and it will also feature the company's first ever boothless projection room. This is used to maximise space and enhance operational efficiency.

    Christie digital cinema solutions have been fitted throughout the cineplex with Christie Solaria One+ projectors chosen by the cinema company for the auditoriums.

    Mark Shaw, executive

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  6. NEC Display Solutions Europe unveil new large format display

    NEC Display Solutions Europe has announced the launch of a new large format display, the MultiSync X474HB, which is aimed at the digital signage sector.

    Offering a suitable solution for high brightness environments and sunlight-readable operation, the new device boasts a 47-inch speciality LCD display that is capable of adapting to its surroundings in terms of brightness.

    With brightness levels of up to 2000cd/m2, the X474HB is suitable for use in shopping windows or outdoor applications such as sporting venues.

    Tobias Augustin, product manager Public Display Solutions

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  7. Multi-display ceiling mount range unveiled by Peerless-AV

    A new line-up of multi-display ceiling mounts has been unveiled by Peerless-AV.

    The range will offer 360° visibility, utilising a single mounting point for a wide selection of configurations. The new ceiling mounts are suitable for use in high-traffic public areas, such as business meetings or lectures, sports venues such as large stadiums, restaurants and bars, transportation applications and retail offerings.

    The new line of Multi-Display Mounts includes the DST980-3 model, which is able to support three 37-80 inch displays evenly spaced in a triangular configuration. Meanwhile,

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  8. New home cinema system unveiled by Bose

    Bose has announced an extension to its popular SoundTouch Wifi Music systems, which provide homeowners with all the kit to play music wirelessly, from one location, throughout their homes.

    The CineMate 130 home cinema system, part of the SoundTouch family, is able to work alongside other SoundTouch systems in order to provide what the company has called a ‘multi-room listening experience’.

    The home cinema system has numerous settings – a party mode enables it to work as one in order to play music throughout the house, while different music can also be streamed

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  9. Kickstarter goal reached for robot projector

    A Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign launched to bring a robot projector to the market has hit its goal.

    Keecker is described as a portable all-in-one computer that has both a full HD projector and a short-throw projector, as well as a 360 degree speaker system.

    The company behind the product, which was displayed at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier in the year, has already hit its $100,000 (£62,117) goal.

    Keecker could now start shipping in the next few months, providing a new way forward for the projector industry in the future.

    According to

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  10. Christie to showcase state-of-the-art projection technology at AIMC 2014

    Christie has announced it will be displaying its latest cinema projection technology at this week's Australian International Movie Convention (AIMC) 2014.

    The company is one of the top exhibitors at the event, which is being held at the Pavilion Convention Centre, Jupiters Hotel & Casino at Gold Coast from October 12th to 16th.

    State-of-the-art cinema and audio solutions will all be on show at Christie's booth 32 at AIMC 2014, with Lin Yu, vice-president of Christie Asia Pacific, noting the firm is a trusted brand in the digital cinema projection market.


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