Saturday, 01 February 2003
until a couple of years ago, the biggest picture that you could get,
short of spending the equivalent of the average college tuition, was a
50-65-inch rear projection “big screen” TV. While the picture on a big
screen was huge compared to tube sets of the past (never larger than 40
inches), the resolution was never fantastic, the sets were physically
deep and could get really expensive at the 60 to 70 inch category.
Today, someone trying to live the bigger is better mantra though their
TV has exciting new possibilities (without surgery, pills, pumps or
weights). Projection systems were once a toy for the very rich, but
with the invention of two new projection technologies (Texas
Instrument’s DLP and JVC’s D-ILA), large-scale video systems are
available to the masses with less maintenance, more brightness and a
Plus Vision Corporation created quite a stir when it introduced the
HE-3100 DLP projector in ...