Pioneer's Not-1080p Project Kuro Plasmas For Sale

As they said they would, Pioneer has made their lower res, 1365 by 768 and 1024 by 768 res, 16,000:1 contrast ratio, Project Kuro Plasmas available for sale before July was up. The 1080p models, with the 20,000:1 ratios, 1080p pixel count, and 50 and 60 inch sizes, are coming in September. Until then, these are good… » 7/18/07 12:37am 7/18/07 12:37am

Adwatch: Pioneer's "Project Kuro" LCD-Killing Plasma Tech by Apple Ad Agency

Here's a 3:40 film montage featuring Spike Lee and some other directors, cinematographers and photographers talking about films, and the essence of kuro, Japanese for the color black, but also the "deep or endless nature of black." It's part of Pioneer's new "Project Kuro" marketing campaign celebrating their kick-… » 5/09/07 11:00am 5/09/07 11:00am

Pricing and Details of Pioneer's New Plasmas

To recap the news that leaked out of Europe yesterday, Pioneer is rolling out its 8th-generation plasmas, TVs whose black levels are 80% deeper than Pioneer's previous TVs. The end result is a 20,000:1 contrast ratio, and three times as many gradient steps. That means, in dark movie scenes, you'll see be able to see… » 5/09/07 9:00am 5/09/07 9:00am