Editor - July 13, 2015

Canon is going to release a pocket-sized mobile projector, the Mini Projector C-5. The estimated price is ¥29,800, and it comes with a tripod. Canon's incorporating their various optical technologies, and we've heard they make cameras or somesuch, so that bodes well...but maybe not, too.
Akihabara-based company Thanko's new simplified projector for smartphone called "Sumaho de Theater" allows you to make your room a home theater at a reasonable price with no bulbs, no noisy fans, and no electricity.
BenQ Announces 1-meter to 64-inch Short-Throw Projector
It’s no Sony LSPX-W1S 4K short-throw projector, but the BenQ MW621ST DLP unit is less than 1/50th the cost, a fraction of the size, and it’s newly updated 64-inch viewing area from 1 meter (~3 feet) ain’t bad at all.
Sony's 147" Ultra-Short-Throw 4K Projector (and why they need to make it)
We have seen the LSPX-W1S in action, proper up-close and personal-like, and it was a bit beyond impressive. It's much more than frivolous luxury, however - Sony's insanity is methodical!

Aerial Burton has demonstrated an aerial 3D display, which can project text and images in mid-air.

"The biggest difference between our technology and other displays is, this is a screenless display. This is the only device that can show text and pictures in mid-air, without using a screen.

Addtron Technology, a Japanese electrical appliances retailer, is going to release Taiwanese company Vivitek's mobile DLP projector - QUMI Q1 - in late August for about 26,000 yen.

ASUS unveiled the release of their palm-sized projector - S1 - for the Japanese market. It will be out on sale on July 25.

A projection technology called DLP technology is applied for the S1. Thanks to that, S1 reproduces colors better than usual LCD projectors and projects clear images with high contrast. It features an LED light source, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 30~100 inch screen size, 0.73~2.43m projection distance, and maximum luminance of 200 lumen.

REVIEW PREVIEWS: Sony α7S (Alpha 7S), Casio Selfie-Cam, Hybrid G-SCHOCK, and a Bargain Projector!

Restarting the Fire
Beginning late last year, AkihabaraNews rededicated itself to conducting more in-depth, multimedia product reviews. It’s gone well: contributors and editors have doubled down, and both the results and response have been great (Thanks, readers!).

Sony Life Space UX -
At this month’s Life Space UX event held at Sony’s Ginza headquarters here in Tokyo, AkihabaraNews was treated to a behind-the-scenes look at what Sony’s planning for our digital living space of the future
Sony 4K Projector -
This is Sony's vision of the interactive, intuitive, omni-utilitarian projection screen-covered living space of the future they hope to sell us, and although most of the concepts they showed were just that, we're kinda ready to start throwing cash in their direction now.