Projector

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A projector or image projector is an optical device that projects an image (or moving images) onto a surface, commonly a projection screen.wikipedia
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Projection screen

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A projector or image projector is an optical device that projects an image (or moving images) onto a surface, commonly a projection screen.
A projection screen is an installation consisting of a surface and a support structure used for displaying a projected image for the view of an audience.

Video projector

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The most common type of projector used today is called a video projector.
A video projector is an image projector that receives a video signal and projects the corresponding image on a projection screen using a lens system.

Slide projector

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Video projectors are digital replacements for earlier types of projectors such as slide projectors and overhead projectors.
A slide projector is an opto-mechanical device for showing photographic slides.

Handheld projector

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The newest types of projectors are handheld projectors that use lasers or LEDs to project images.
A handheld projector (also known as a pocket projector, mobile projector, pico projector or mini beamer) is an image projector in a handheld device.

Magic lantern

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The magic lantern, also known by its Latin name lanterna magica, is an early type of image projector employing pictures painted, printed or produced photographically on transparent plates (usually made of glass), one or more lenses, and a light source.

Enlarger

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An enlarger is a specialized transparency projector used to produce photographic prints from film or glass negatives, or from transparencies.

Overhead projector

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Video projectors are digital replacements for earlier types of projectors such as slide projectors and overhead projectors.
Some ancient projectors like the magic lantern can be regarded as predecessors of the overhead projector.

Optics

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A projector or image projector is an optical device that projects an image (or moving images) onto a surface, commonly a projection screen.

Virtual retinal display

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A virtual retinal display, or retinal projector, is a projector that projects an image directly on the retina instead of using an external projection screen.

Retina

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A virtual retinal display, or retinal projector, is a projector that projects an image directly on the retina instead of using an external projection screen.

Laser

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The newest types of projectors are handheld projectors that use lasers or LEDs to project images.

Light-emitting diode

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The newest types of projectors are handheld projectors that use lasers or LEDs to project images.

Movie theater

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Movie theaters used a type of projector called a movie projector, nowadays mostly replaced with digital cinema video projectors.

Movie projector

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Movie theaters used a type of projector called a movie projector, nowadays mostly replaced with digital cinema video projectors.

Digital cinema

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Movie theaters used a type of projector called a movie projector, nowadays mostly replaced with digital cinema video projectors.

Microsoft PowerPoint

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For instance: video projectors were basically developed for the projection of prerecorded moving images, but are regularly used for still images in PowerPoint presentations and can easily be connected to a video camera for real-time input.

Phantasmagoria

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The magic lantern is best known for the projection of still images, but was capable of projecting moving images from mechanical slides since its invention and was probably at its peak of popularity when used in phantasmagoria shows to project moving images of ghosts.

Camera obscura

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Projectors share a common history with cameras in the camera obscura.

Curved mirror

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The inverted real image of an object reflected by a concave mirror can appear at the focal point in front of the mirror.

Opaque projector

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Swiss mathematician, physicist, astronomer, logician and engineer Leonhard Euler demonstrated an opaque projector, now commonly known as an episcope, around 1756.

Document camera

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Shadowgraphy (performing art)

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The earliest projection of images was most likely done in primitive shadowgraphy dating back to prehistory.

Shadow play

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It evolved into more refined forms of shadow puppetry in Asia, where it has a long history in Indonesia (records relating to Wayang since 840 CE), Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, China (records since around 1000 CE), India and Nepal.

Wayang

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It evolved into more refined forms of shadow puppetry in Asia, where it has a long history in Indonesia (records relating to Wayang since 840 CE), Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, China (records since around 1000 CE), India and Nepal.

Camera

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Projectors share a common history with cameras in the camera obscura.