InfoComm 2017 Summary and Findings

InfoComm 2017 Summary and Findings

Our Top Picks

Panasonic Real-Time Tracking and Projection Mapping

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Panasonic Showcases Next-Gen Tech At InfoComm 2017

Probably one of the coolest things at InfoComm this year was found at the Panasonic’s booth. They showcased interesting innovations and “next-generation tech”, amongst them their high speed real-time tracking and projection mapping system caught our eye. In their own words “it will enable high resolution (1920 x 1080) images at 10,000 lumens ANSI brightness to be mapped onto fast-moving objects, such as performers on stage, with masking and trimming applied over video and fed to the projector in real time.” 

Optoma Interactive Projection Mapping Demos

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InfoComm 2017: Optoma Features ZU510-W Laser Projector with Spherical Mapping Demo

Optoma had many interesting things to feature in the show and some great demos to entertain us with. Amongst them a creative spherical mapping demo showcasing their ZU510-W Laser Projector, an interactive projection floor mapping demo with the WU1500 Projector and another interactive mapping demo featuring the ZH400UST Ultra-Short Throw Laser Projector.

Christie Mystique For 3D Mapping

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ISE 2017: Christie Demonstrates Christie Mystique Solution

The Christie Center at InfoComm was one of the main attractions of the show. You could  see their iconic Wolf Head and a lot of LED walls. More importantly for us, the center featured projection mapping using Christie Boxer and Pandoras Box Quad Server, plus they showcased 3D mapping using the Christie Mystique solution. 

D3 Technologies GX Range For Real-Time Effects

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InfoComm 2017: d3 Technologies Features gx Range for Real-Time Effects

D3 Technologies introduced their new branding at the show. According to d3’s Technical Sales Manager, Marcus Bengtsson, “the gx range has been designed to facilitate the coming wave of generative content being used in live show design.”

Elumenati Dome by UNC Chapel Hill School of Journalism

UNC was showcasing student material with the Elumenati dome, an amazing and innovative solution for immersive visualization. They were the only University that we saw at the show and we found their project inspiring!

 

About Projectors

This year we saw some giants of the industry announce and showcase their main projectors, continuing with the drive to shrink everything.

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InfoComm 2017: Epson Launches Pro L1700 Projector

Epson launching Pro L1700 Projector and exhibiting the Bright Link Ultra Short-Throw Laser Interactive Projector

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InfoComm 2017: Christie Launches Its 1075-GS Laser Phosphor Projector

Christie launching their 1075-GS Laser Phosphor Projector

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InfoComm 2017: Optoma Exhibits 4K500 4K UHD Lamp-Based Projector

Optoma showcasing their 4K500 4K UHD Lamp-Based Projector

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InfoComm 2017: BenQ Showcases LU9715 Ultra-Short Throw Projector

BenQ showcasing their LU9715 Ultra-Short Throw Projector and also featuring LK970 4K Projector

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InfoComm 2017: Canon Presents 4K501ST Compact 4K Projector

Canon Presenting 4K501ST Compact 4K Projector. Also from Canon: LV-HD420 Compact 1080p ProjectorLX-MU800Z Laser Projector and WUX500 Projector

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InfoComm 2017: Digital Projection Discusses the New Insight Dual Laser Projector

Digital Projection’s  New Insight Dual Laser Projector

Other Fun Experiences

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4K Projection Mapping @InfoComm 2017
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Lumo Play at VTeam Lighting’s Booth (415) at Infocomm 2017

 

In short, InfoComm had a great attendance this year, exciting new products announced and immersive technology demos. For more info you can take a look at their website.

See you there next year!

alexetienne
Community manager @lightforminc | AR/VR evangelist doing digital marketing & advocate of women in tech.