The Bigger Pixel – high resolution projectors feature (Installation International)

11 Lightening 45 Digital Projection high resolution projectors running at  Radio City Music Hall in New York

11 Lightening 45 Digital Projection high resolution projectors running at Radio City Music Hall in New York

With high resolution rapidly becoming the standard choice for many applications, this sector of the projector market is in healthy shape, with demands for even more pixels likely in the future, writes Monica Heck. pp34-37

Key points:

As a general trend, the market for high resolution projectors is growing, migrating down to lower brightness categories and into a variety of verticals.
It’s too early for 4k beyond digital cinema, mainly due to high costs and lack of available content.  The main benefit of solid-state light source technology is long-term cost-effectiveness, but it doesn’t yet deliver the brightness often required for many high-res installations. Software is increasingly used to deliver interactivity and simplify the deployment of complex, high-resolution projects. The high resolution projector market is feeling the competition from direct view displays in installations requiring screens under 60in – and sometimes over that.

Full article and Installation International magazine available online here (pp 34-37)

Access pdf of article here

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About monicaheck
Monica Heck is a bilingual freelance writer and journalist based in Dublin, Ireland.

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