Projection light sources: from arc to laser

By David Aleksandersen 5. July 2019

The history of projection is entwined with that of illumination – after all, every projector needs a light source! In this blog, we turn the spotlight on lamps, from the gas discharge models of the 1800s to today's laser technology.

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Temaer: projection, laser, Metal halid lamps, lamps, light sources

A short history of projection

By David Aleksandersen 27. June 2019

Did you know that the history of projection reaches all the way back to camera obscura and magic lanterns, but that it was the development of optics in the late 16th and early 17th century that made a major impact on projection as we know it today?

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Temaer: dataton, projection, slide projector, CRT projectors

The Power of Pixels: How big screens can yield BIG results

By David Aleksandersen 28. February 2018

All organizations want to improve business performance. How can the modern business organization ensure that their meeting and collaboration rooms nurture sensible thinking and smart, efficient decisions?

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Temaer: projection, digital projection, business advantage, displays, collaboration, multi-display, desicion-making, efficiency

Why Darth Vader never chose a lamp saber

By David Aleksandersen 25. January 2018

Laser projection is here to stay. The technology chosen by Darth Vader as his illumination/weapon source is the preferred choice for today´s projector manufacturers. But why laser? What are the benefits? And where does it fit in the history of projection?

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Temaer: projection, laser, phosphor, UHP lamps, slide projector, digital projection, financial benefits, LED, hybrid, Metal halid lamps, lamps, light sources, illumination, movie projectors, cinema projectors, CRT projectors, ARC lamps

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This blog is created by Dataton, and is about multi-display software and surrounding technologies, media servers, content creation - basically anything within the AV industry that serves to enrich the audience experience! Since the 90´s, Dataton has published News & Views, with content reflecting the world of multimedia communication. 

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