During last weeks CES 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Sony demonstrated its new Sony 4K Ultra short throw projector and has announced that the new projector will be arriving in the US during the summer months of this year priced for approximately $30,000 to $40,000.
A prototype of the new Sony 4K Ultra short throw projector was showcased at CES 2014 and the projector is capable of projecting a 66″ to 147″ image from a distance of just 20 in or 50cm.
The Sony 4K Ultra short throw projector measures 43.3 x 10.4 x 21.1 inches or 110 x 26.5 x 53.5 cm and uses an SXRD panel and boasts 4096 x 2160 pixels with 2,000 lumens of brightness and has been designed to be positioned next to the wall it’s required to project upon. Sony explains:
“As technology continues to evolve, so does the quality of the entertainment experiences in the home. With higher resolution images and better sound quality delivered across high-speed broadband, the feeling of a live performance in the home is closer to reality than ever before. By taking advantage of these combined developments, and adding in some Sony magic, a new user experience has emerged. Users can enjoy entertainment content without the restrictions of frames, boxes, or screens by utilizing space itself.
Movies, video games, sports and photographs take on an air of realism, turning what was once a blank wall into a large as life “entertainment window.” The beauty of the new projector is that it requires no special tools or construction to install and operate. Simply set it right next to a wall that would not yield any shadows of people into a screen, and plug it in to enjoy immersive, large screen, 4K Ultra HD images. Furthermore, unlike other projectors on the market today, it is designed to blend into a living space, as naturally as an entertainment console. It also has the ability to display current video content services from IP, satellite or cable providers as well as 4K content sources including Video Unlimited 4K, Netflix and 4K content shot on Sony’s expanding range of 4K Handycam camcorders.”
For more information on the new Sony 4K Ultra short throw projector jump over to the Sony press release website for details.