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InfoComm 2017: Canon 15-Foot Fulldome 4K Planetarium
InfoComm 2017: Canon 15-Foot Fulldome 4K Planetarium
« on: Mon June 12, 2017, 07:43:38 AM »
At InfoComm 2017 (June 14-16) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will be in Booth #3129 showcasing its wide range projectors. Canon is known for its domes at shows, this year it is an 15-Foot Fulldome Planetarium: Canon has partnered with Spitz, one of the world's largest suppliers of planetariums and dome screens, to demonstrate a single REALiS 4K600STZ Pro AV Laser LCOS (Liquid Crystal on Silicon) Projector in a 15-foot hanging dome with edge-to-edge clarity to create a spectacular planetarium that is an engaging and unique teaching environment.

There are also partner solutions that help showcase the outstanding image quality and versatility of Canon projectors. Such as the Mobile Marksmanship Training Simulator (MMTS): The new REALiS WUX500ST Pro AV LCOS Projector will be the centerpiece of Laser Shot's premiere Law Enforcement and Military training solution - the Mobile Marksmanship Training Simulator (MMTS).

In addition, there will be hands-on demonstrations of many of Canon's renowned professional 4K and high-definition imaging equipment, including Cinema EOS cameras, lenses and 4K Reference Displays. And Canon's Professional Service & Support team located in the Canon booth to learn more about this dedicated group of professionals and the programs available for Dealer/Integrator and end-user customers.

InfoComm 2017: Canon 15-Foot Fulldome 4K Planetarium

The Canon range of of projectors on show will include:

REALiS WUX500ST Pro AV LCOS Projector: The newest addition to the Canon projector lineup combines a lightweight and compact design with a high brightness of 5000 lumens and high WUXGA resolution (1920 x 1200). Superb installation can be achieved with the 0.56:1 short throw ratio and extreme lens shift of 0-75 percent vertical (maximum) and 10 percent horizontal. This flexibility is further enhanced with HDBaseT¹ which allows uncompressed HD video, audio and control signals to be transmitted (up to a maximum distance of 328 ft.) seamlessly.

REALiS 4K600STZ Pro AV 4K Laser LCOS Projector: This is a powerful yet compact 4K projector with a laser light source and was recently awarded "Best of Show" from Sound and Video Contractor at NAB 2017. It utilizes LCOS technology with Canon's advanced AISYS optical engine and powerful dual image processors to produce a detail-rich native 4K resolution of 4096 x 2400. All this, combined with a high brightness of 6000 lumens and dynamic contrast ratio of up to 10,000:1 creates an outstanding, close-to-life image. High performance and advanced features, such as Marginal Focus for projection onto domed surfaces, are united with the practical benefits of virtually maintenance-free operation and a compact, lightweight design.

REALiS 4K501ST Pro AV 4K LCOS Projector: The REALiS 4K501ST LCOS Projector combines native 4K resolution of 4096 x 2400, high brightness, and a robust collection of advanced features - all in a compact size, making it ideal for a wide variety of industries and applications including simulation and training, museums and galleries, higher education, corporate and houses of worship. The REALiS 4K501ST comes equipped with a specially designed Genuine Canon 4K short focus wide zoom lens with a consistent F2.6 aperture and throw ratio of 1.0-1.3:1. The lens barrel has a bold red ring which indicates that this lens shares technology with Canon's renowned L-series EF mount professional camera lenses such as an advanced spherical focus feature.

REALiS WUX6500 Pro AV LCOS Projector: The new Canon REALiS WUX6500 offers a high level of brightness (6500 Lumens), combined with outstanding native WUXGA resolution (1920 x 1200) and Canon's renowned LCOS technology with AISYS-enhancement to help reproduce images with incredible detail and color accuracy. The REALiS WUX6500 can be outfitted to match a variety of installation environments and applications as it is compatible with a choice of five optional high-resolution Genuine Canon projection lenses ranging from Ultra Wide Angle to Ultra Long Focus Zoom.

REALiS WUX500 Pro AV LCOS Projector:  The REALiS WUX500 is an award-winning, high-performance projector that combines WUXGA resolution (1920 x 1200), 5000 lumens, built-in HDBaseT™ receiver, and Canon's renowned LCOS technology with AISYS-enhancement. This model's advanced built-in Genuine Canon projection lens and optical system allows the projector to maintain virtually the same amount of constant brightness at different throw distances.

LX-MU800Z Laser DLP Projector: The award-winning LX-MU800Z Laser DLP Projector is Canon's first single-chip DLP projector with a Laser Phosphor Light Source that delivers up to 20,000 hours of virtually maintenance-free operation, helping to reduce the total cost of ownership. Key features include native WUXGA resolution (1920 x 1200), up to 8000 lumens, a dynamic contrast ratio up to 10,500:1, and eight interchangeable lens options with motorized lens shift for installation flexibility.

LV-HD420 Full HD DLP Projector: The compact LV-HD420 offers native Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution as well as 4200 Lumens and a high 8,000:1 contrast ratio, all in an approximate 7 lb. compact body. For simplified installation and maintenance this model includes dual HDMI inputs and is filter-free.

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InfoComm 2017: Canon 15-Foot Fulldome 4K Planetarium
Re: InfoComm 2017: Canon Brings two new Short Throw REALiS LCOS Projectors
« Reply #1 on: Mon June 12, 2017, 07:49:59 AM »
Canon U.S.A. Brings New Short Throw REALiS LCOS Projectors With Outstanding Optical Lens Shift To Market

The REALiS WUX500ST and WUX500ST D Pro AV LCOS Short Throw Projectors Offer Unique Appeal with Installation Flexibility While Maintaining High Image Quality

Appealing to a wide range of markets and applications including higher education, museums and galleries, corporate, simulation and training, digital signage, and medical education and training, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, introduces two new LCOS Projector models to the REALiS lineup – the REALiS WUX500ST Pro AV LCOS Projector and the REALiS WUX500ST D Pro AV LCOS Projector. These new additions, which include a short throw ratio of 0.56:1 and an outstanding optical vertical lens shift of 0-75 percent, allow end-users to create spectacular big-screen projections even in tight spaces, without worrying about issues like glare into a presenter's eyes or a presenter's shadow overtaking a screen.

"To accommodate short throw applications, including those with space limitations like those often found in museums, galleries, and training simulators, Canon continues to design and produce high quality, versatile projectors," explains Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "By expanding our line of REALiS Pro AV LCOS Projectors to include these higher brightness models, and backing them with our world-class service and support, we continue to demonstrate to our customers our highest level of commitment."

InfoComm 2017: Canon 15-Foot Fulldome 4K Planetarium

These two new short throw projectors feature:

Short Throw Ratio with Outstanding Vertical Lens Shift: Installation in some of the most un-imagined spaces can be achieved with the outstanding vertical lens shift of 75 percent vertical (maximum) and 10 percent horizontal. These short throw projectors feature a 0.56:1 throw ratio which helps enable 100-inch diagonal projection from less than 4 feet away from the projection surface, which offers an alternative option to the brightness loss experienced with lenses used on some long throw projectors.

High Image Quality with Small Form Factor: The REALiS WUX500ST and WUX500ST D Pro AV LCOS short throw projectors offer a compact design yet offer a high brightness of 5,000 lumens, native WUXGA high resolution (1920 x 1200), and Canon's renowned LCOS technology with AISYS-enhancement and advanced color management, which combined allow these projectors to produce bright, highly detailed and color-accurate images.

Versatile Connectivity including HDBaseT: These models include multiple industry-standard interfaces including HDMI® and DVI-I, and also offer an HDBaseT receiver1 which allows uncompressed HD video, audio and control signals to be transmitted over one single LAN cable up to a maximum distance of 328 feet (100m). In addition, they also support Wi-Fi® connectivity which can be used to help enhance the WUX500ST and WUX500ST D projectors' Network Multi Projection (NMPJ) functionality.

Award-Winning Service & Support: The REALiS WUX500ST and WUX500ST D Projectors are backed by Canon's Three-Year Projector and Lamp Limited Warranty (120-day lamp coverage), as well as Canon's award-winning Professional Service & Support, which includes at no additional cost both a Three-Year Advanced Warranty Service Exchange Program and a Service Loaner Program.

REALiS WUX500ST D Pro AV Installation LCOS Projector
For those in the medical education and training fields, the REALiS WUX500ST D Pro AV Installation LCOS Projector is available with all of the same features of the REALiS WUX500ST projector, plus a special DICOM® Simulation Mode for displaying monochrome digital X-rays, CAT scans, and MRIs with superb grayscale gradation². This special mode, which offers both clear and blue base color temperature presets, simulates the results of devices compliant with the Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) Part 14 standard. This mode can also be utilized in other specialized applications like black and white photography where an expanded range of gamma adjustment is required.

The Canon REALiS WUX500T LCOS Projector has a suggested list price of $8,249*. The Canon REALiS WUX500ST D LCOS Projector has a suggested list price of $8,849* and both are currently scheduled to be available through Canon authorized dealers by the end of June 2017.

Both projectors are backed by a Three-Year Limited Warranty (120-day coverage for Lamp), and the Company's award-winning Professional Service & Support, which includes both a Three-Year Advanced Warranty Exchange Service Program and a Service Loaner Program.
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