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HDTV Magazine Bulletins Archive (February, 2012)

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HD Camcorders & Cameras

Panasonic Announces Pricing for 2012 Line of High Definition Camcorders, all Available in March 2012

By Shane Sturgeon • Feb 29 2012, 4:48am

Panasonic today announces pricing for its 2012 line of camcorders, which were debuted at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show, ranging from a full-High Definition 3MOS model with a superb imaging system; to six full-HD 1MOS models that feature incredible lenses, to a compact HD model that has a powerful 70x enhanced optical zoom, to the ideal active camcorder that is waterproof* up to approximately 10 feet. All nine new Panasonic camcorders will be available in March 2012.

The Panasonic HC-X900M camcorder, the top-of-the-line model that can record 1080 60p, and features the 3MOS System Pro, will have a suggested retail price (SRP) of...

Politics & Policy

CEA Launches Working Group to Unite Content and CE

By Shane Sturgeon • Feb 16 2012, 3:12am

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the formation of the Device, Apps and Content working group (DAC). The working group will create a forum for collaboration among device manufacturers, content creators, aggregators and app developers to increase and enhance consumer availability of content and apps on CE devices.

The convergence of content, apps and technology is...

Events & TradeshowsOLED HDTVs

Dates Announced for IntertechPira's OLEDs World Summit 2012

By Shane Sturgeon • Feb 13 2012, 10:38pm

OLEDsIntertechPira and the OLED Association are pleased to announce that the OLEDs World Summit 2012 will take place Sept. 26-28, 2012, at the Parc 55 Wyndham in San Francisco, Calif. This year will mark the 14th edition of this event, making it one of the longest-running and preeminent conferences in the OLEDs sector.

In 2011, OLED technology reached new levels of maturity and advancement indicated by unprecedented AMOLED shipment and revenue growth, the demonstration of 55" 3D TVs, and a range of new lighting products. OLEDs World Summit 2012 will feature...

Front Projection

Canon U.S.A. Introduces the REALiS WUX5000 and WUX5000 D, its Brightest Installation LCOS Projectors to Date for the Professional AV Market

By Shane Sturgeon • Feb 2 2012, 3:19am

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has introduced its brightest-ever REALiS Installation LCOS Projectors, which are designed to provide exceptional display performance for a wide range of professional AV markets. Incorporating multiple features for convenient installation and maintenance, the new REALiS WUX5000 and WUX5000 D Installation LCOS Projectors utilize Canon's unique fourth-generation AISYS (Aspectual Illumination System) optical technology to maximize the display capabilities of their advanced LCOS (Liquid Crystal on Silicon) imaging panels. This combination enables the projectors to deliver higher-than-HD-resolution (1920 x 1200) widescreen video and still images with an aspect ratio of 16:10 and a high brightness level of 5000 lumens. The 5000 lumen brightness level improves display quality in long throw venues or rooms with relatively high ambient light levels, thereby increasing the versatility of the new projectors for a wider variety of viewing e ...