In today's digital world, we are surrounded with multimedia experiences at home and work. Even the classroom is no exception. TI DLP® projectors, specifically designed for use in small and large classrooms, have become the new teaching tool to deliver images greater than 100 inches in full native 1080p on any surface. Teachers can help the entire classroom work through a complex math problem as a team with the same sharpness and brilliant imagery delivered on a single tablet.
DLP projectors bring sights and sounds into the classroom and offer a visual source for practically any device you can connect. Students can connect a laptop to a projector to give a PowerPoint book report. Teachers can wirelessly connect state of the art TI calculators to a projector to work through complex calculations as a team. History class takes on a whole new dimension when you can provide a visual tour of historical events through the power of the internet.
If you can imagine it, you can do it. Classroom projectors with DLP technology are becoming the must-have learning tool to help increase retention, maintain interest and elevate the learning experience.
Sporting events, musical programs, assemblies and other school gatherings will never be the same when a multimedia projector is added to the event.
Books are perhaps the most valuable resource available for helping students learn and grow. The library provides a key space for students to explore everything that books offer. Adding a DLP projector to the library provides a key tool for librarians to share the value that reading can provide.
With a DLP projector, librarians and other educators can surf the internet with a group of students to explore books online. Topics can be researched and new book sources can be discovered instantly, together. Students are curious about everything. By sharing information on a big screen with a group, educators can pique their curiosity and enhance the learning experience.
Teaching has become a more mobile profession. Teachers at every level find themselves presenting information to a diverse group of people both in the classroom and on the road. Portable projectors with DLP technology are key tools that help to make those presentations successful.
Portable projectors offer a means to present information to any size group with video and sound. The impact of a projector is big in many ways but the projector cannot become a barrier to success. They must be portable, easy to set up and use and bright for any environment.
The flexible DLP technology enables a compact design coupled with high brightness and image quality. Lightweight and easy to take on the road, some portable projectors with DLP technology weigh less than 1 pound!
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Today, educators are faced with a new challenge – holding the attention of technically savvy students who live in a media-on-demand, high definition world. Choosing a education projector with DLP technology makes lessons come alive with precise color, superb readability, and long-lasting image quality. The all-digital DLP chip offers high reliability, enabling teachers to do what they do best – inspire their students to learn.
The latest DLP chipset called DDP442x is smart enough to transmit from any popular device including a computer, Since 2009, DLP brands have been shipping 3D projectors in almost all of their product lines offering many options and supporting various popular resolutions like SVGA, XGA, WXGA, and 1080p, Discover the teaching advantages of 3D in the classroom - engage students and improve test scores. Make sure your classroom projector smart...choose DLP SmartSource 3D and prepare for the next trend in teaching.
The color quality looks like real life. BrilliantColor technology, which is available in many projectors with DLP technology, offers multicolor processing creating rich and vibrant colors. BrilliantColor technology improves efficiencies in the illumination optics and provides a wider color gamut capable of creating over one billion color shades.
When you purchase a projector or any other piece of equipment, it all comes down to the lifetime cost of ownership. In addition to looking at the initial price, you have to factor in maintenance costs – like filter cleanings and replacements – and how long the projector will last. Depending upon you particular circumstance, projectors with DLP technology can offer low maintenance costs, which will save your school money.
What is the lifetime cost of ownership for this projector?
Costs of a projector go well beyond the initial price. Depending upon your particular circumstance, DLP technology can lower the total cost of ownership over the lifetime of your projector with filter free and lamp free options.3 Since most projectors with DLP technology are filter free, you do not have the hassle of cleaning, maintaining and replacing filters. Plus, lamp free projectors with DLP technology virtually eliminate the cost of lamps while still providing high brightness using solid-state LED or laser illuminations. Combined, these two features create a substantial lifetime cost savings compared to other technologies.
What is the native contrast ratio?
Native contrast is arguably the single most important measurable quality for readability. Although high contrast numbers, such as 2,000:1 or 10,000:1 are normally listed in the projector specifications, be sure that you ask..."What is the NATIVE contrast?" Native contrast ratio is the constant, measured degree of black to white that is displayed continuously. DLP projectors are known for their high native contrast, arguably the single most important measurable quality whether you're presenting the latest financial report at the office, or ensuring students see every word and graph even in the back of the room.
Do projectors with DLP technology require a filter?
DLP technology is a reflective display technology that can support a filter free optical architecture that allows for all the optical components to be sealed in most DLP projectors. This way, dust cannot accumulate where the projected image is being created. Similar to a PC that uses fans inside the component, a filter free DLP projector does not require filters to clean or replace, saving maintenance costs.
How bright is the projector?
Brightness is measured in "ANSI Lumens". This term describes the brightness on the screen. Depending upon the ambient light in the room, the projector may need to offer higher brightness for optimal viewing. For most classroom settings, 1500-2000 lumens or higher is preferred.
What is the optimal size for my classroom?
The optimal size for a projector depends on how it will be used in the classroom. If the projector is meant to be mounted to the ceiling to be in a fixed location, then the size is not as important as the rest of the projector's features. If the projector will be moved from class to class, then a more portable projector should be considered. With total weights as low as two pounds and under, DLP projectors lead the pack for lightness.
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