NEC unveiled a new line of plasma displays featuring its TheaterSync video processing
The TheaterSync technology has been developed in partnership with Silicon Optix, and
is based on Hollywood-quality video processing, or HQV, for high-definition
NEC is featuring five commercial and four home plasma displays, as well as six new
projectors, that build on its current VT, LT and WT series. The devices were on
display at the InfoComm 2005 audio/video communications conference in Chicago.
For users looking for the highest video quality possible, NEC promised to get HD
quality images even out of common sources such as cable TV, DVD and even VHS. This
means that its TheaterSync plasma or projectors can squeeze HD quality out of non-HD
The plasmas range in size from 42 inches to 61 inches and start at $1,995.
NEC's most affordable projector starts at $795 and ramps up in price to $5,995 for a
projector that can connect through an 802.11g wireless network.