A Brief Survey of Recent Tape-Based Anamorphic Illusions

With just a roll or two of painters tape, some patience, and a willingness to forfeit the respectability of their apartments (except, maybe, from a single perspective), some clever artists have created a very impressive collection of tape-based illusions. » 2/06/10 5:42pm 2/06/10 5:42pm

Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080 UB, Cheapest 1080p Projector in the…

We got a close-up look at the Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080 UB projector we scooped for you the other day, the cheapest 1080p projector in the world at an unofficial $2699 (but that might not be the exact number, according to Epson). Epson added a new chipset that raised its native (not dynamic) contrast ratio to… » 9/06/07 2:45pm 9/06/07 2:45pm

SIM2 Cinema Flex System Gives You True Cinemascope Pix, No Pixels Wasted

Here's an attachment for high-end projectors from SIM2 that will keep you from wasting pixels when you're displaying those ultra-wide letterboxed images. The Cinema Flex system uses a combination of lens and projector settings that let you see that whole 2.35:1 aspect ratio, using those pixels where they can do some… » 3/20/07 5:30pm 3/20/07 5:30pm