Video projector

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This article is about home and business projectors; for video projectors used in movie theaters, see digital cinema.wikipedia
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Projector

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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.
The most common type of projector used today is called a video projector.

Home cinema

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Video projectors are used for many applications such as conference room presentations, classroom training, home cinema and concerts.
In the 2000s, technological innovations in sound systems, video player equipment and TV screens and video projectors have changed the equipment used in home theatre set-ups and enabled home users to experience a higher-resolution screen image, improved sound quality and components that offer users more options (e.g., many of the more expensive Blu-ray players in 2016 can also "stream" movies and TV shows over the Internet using subscription services such as Netflix).

Projection screen

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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.
Different markets exist for screens targeted for use with digital projectors, movie projectors, overhead projectors and slide projectors, although the basic idea for each of them is very much the same: front projection screens work on diffusely reflecting the light projected on to them, whereas back projection screens work by diffusely transmitting the light through them.

Rear-projection television

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A video projector, also known as a digital projector, may project onto a traditional reflective projection screen, or it may be built into a cabinet with a translucent rear-projection screen to form a single unified display device.
A variation is a video projector, using similar technology, which projects onto a screen.

Interactive whiteboard

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In schools and other educational settings, they are sometimes connected to an interactive whiteboard.
The computer's video output is connected to a digital projector so that images may be projected on the interactive whiteboard surface.

LCD projector

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An LCD projector is a type of video projector for displaying video, images or computer data on a screen or other flat surface.

Light valve

The blocking method has found its way into liquid crystal flat screens (LCDs), video projectors and rear projection TVs.

Video

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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.

CRT projector

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A CRT projector is a video projector that uses a small, high-brightness cathode ray tube as the image generating element.

Talaria projector

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Talaria was the brand name of a large-venue video projector from General Electric introduced in 1983.

Lumen (unit)

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A projector with a higher light output (measured in lumens, “lm”) is required for a larger screen or for a room with a larger amount of ambient light.
The light output of projectors (including video projectors) is typically measured in lumens.

Silicon X-tal Reflective Display

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SXRD (Silicon X-tal Reflective Display) is Sony's proprietary variant of liquid crystal on silicon, a technology used mainly in projection televisions and video projectors.

Digital cinema

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Digital cinema refers to the use of digital technology to distribute or project motion pictures as opposed to the historical use of reels of motion picture film, such as 35 mm film.

Henry Kloss

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He earned an Emmy Award for his development of a projection television system, the Advent VideoBeam 1000.

3LCD

3LCD is the name and brand of a major LCD projection color image generation technology used in modern digital projectors.

Handheld projector

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Major advances in imaging technology have allowed the introduction of hand-held (pico) type video projectors.

Screen-door effect

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This can be seen in digital projector images and regular displays under magnification or at close range, but the increases in display resolutions have made this much less significant.

Video design

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This means anybody working in this field will be doing so officially as "Projection Designer" if he or she is working under a union contract, even if the design utilises technology other than video projectors.

Large-screen television technology

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A front-projection television uses a projector that is separate from the screen which could be a suitably prepared wall, and the projector is placed in front of the screen.

Signaling (telecommunications)

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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.

Lens

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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.