[#15 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] 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!
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.
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.
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.
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!).
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