What’s New in Projection Technology?

The past year has brought change to the world of projectors. From lower priced projectors to longer lasting lamps, the latest in projection technology will lead to more projectors in the hands of the average consumer – from business to home theater.

High Resolution Under $1,000?

Two years ago we saw the first video projector (InFocus X1) drop below the $1,000 mark. These low-priced projectors were typically SVGA (800 x 600) resolution, and ranged in brightness from 1,000 – 1,500 lumens. The price reduction helped keep SVGA projectors among the most popular. Currently there are dozens of products available in this price range. See our list of projectors under $1,000 here.

Before the end of 2005, we may see XGA 2,000 lumen (1024 x 768) resolution projectors drop below this benchmark. With aggressive pricing, you can already find an XGA projector for under $1,000 on ProjectorPeople.com today, the BenQ PB6200.

High-Resolution Home Theater

High-resolution home theater projectors are also getting less expensive. Native high-definition (720p) signals are now commonplace, and can be had for as little as $1,049 (Sanyo Z2 LCD projector) on our site today. High-resolution DLP