In 1987, Epson developed and launched one of the world’s first compact full-colour projectors. The VPJ-700 was ahead of its time, presenting a video with liquid crystal panels instead of the traditional cathode-ray tube. This boosted output and video quality so much it revolutionised the projector market forever. Today, Epson is a household name in … Continue reading Epson Data Projectors Review
You probably use at least one touchscreen every day on your smartphone, tablet or computer. Interacting with a touchscreen is as normal as pressing buttons on your television remote, but it wasn’t always this way. Touchscreens used to be resistive (where you had to apply pressure for them to register touch) and it was only … Continue reading The future for interactive touchscreens
There are projectors, and then there are projectors. You know the kind – projectors that boot up fast, connect easily, display the crispest image, run quiet, and don’t get too hot. Cheap and cheerful projectors can do a job for you, but not as well as projectors like this Hitachi CP-CW251WN. The Hitachi CP-CW251WN is … Continue reading Hitachi Short Throw Projector Review
Buying a tabletop projector screen isn’t as complex as buying a TV. You don’t need to concern yourself with the resolution, peripheral support or smart features because tabletop projector screens are much simpler devices. They are effectively a blank screen which is projected on to with a separate device. Because of this, there are only … Continue reading How to buy the right tabletop projector screen
The job of teaching is one which requires plenty of plates to be spun simultaneously. From the unique challenges of managing a classroom full of kids to administrative duties, it can be difficult to keep on top of everything – especially when you include lesson planning in the workload. Any teacher will tell you that … Continue reading Why Visualisers Trump PowerPoint in Schools
It wasn’t so long ago now that the idea of collaborative working was wheeling an A1 pad of paper into a room and breaking out the marker pens. Needless to say, the modern business environment has changed pretty dramatically since then. Telecommuting, teleconferencing and a new era of digital collaboration have meant that audio-visual technology … Continue reading Why No Serious Business Can Go Without Audio-Visual Installation
Like soup without a spoon, there isn’t much use in a projector if you don’t have a projector screen. Providing a smooth, non-reflective surface for projectors to create images upon, projector screens vastly enhance the aesthetic appeal of your projections and transform any space into one where a projector can thrive. It’s for that reason … Continue reading Pull Down or Portable – Your Guide to Projector Screen Types
The modern teaching environment is almost unrecognisable from that even twenty years ago. Technology has permeated virtually every aspect of the teaching environment, solving many of the issues teachers have encountered since the dawn of their profession, whilst creating a few of its own. Nevertheless, few teachers now would swap the current teaching environment for … Continue reading Which Projectors are Right for Schools?
When it comes to outfitting your business or school with technology, it’s easy to get led astray. Endless technological jargon can lead to confusion, and that’s especially the case in the projector market. From aspect ratios to resolution, wireless support and lens type, there are hundreds of variations in projector design and technology which make … Continue reading Short Throw Projectors: Everything You Need to Know
For educators, the battle to stay at the forefront of the technological landscape is a tough one. On the one hand, access to the latest technologies has always helped advance student learning, cutting wasted time and boosting interactivity. On the other hand, it’s always important to consider expense, with those technologies often commanding a significant … Continue reading Is it Worth Upgrading to a Smart Board MX?
Ever since business began taking place on our laptops first and our notepads second, the role of the projector has been utterly essential. It’s simply the fastest way to share information with colleagues and they’re just as essential in the education sector too, with teachers sharing web-pages, videos and bespoke presentations with their class with … Continue reading Common Projector Screen Terms Explained
Let’s face it, when it comes to presenting to crowds there are very few of us who feel truly comfortable. Like being the centre of attention at a massive party, every word you say, every move you make is scrutinised, examined and noticed. Needless to say, it’s not something many of us look forward to. … Continue reading Presenting to Crowds: The Essential Tools