Multitouch displays are cool – no question about it. However, most of the larger multitouch displays out there are one-off custom builds. And while Microsoft sells their multitouch Surface as a turnkey solution, it’s only got a 30-inch display.
Pioneer today revealed a series of eight new plasma televisions, ranging ins size from 40 inches up to 60 inches. The new sets feature improved display panels which are said to offer 80% darker blacks than prior sets, as well as improved color rendition.
The lineup ranges in price from $2700 all the way up to $7500 for the top of the line 60-inch Elite model.
Sony’s Spring/Summer 2007 product slate was officially announced today, and includes the release of a number of new displays in their popular BRAVIA series. Of particular note are two new ultra-slim rear projector models featuring full 1080p resolution.
The new LCD rear projection micro-displays are the 46-inch KDF-46E3000 and 50-inch KDF-50E3000.
Looking for a plasma set, but want true 1080p resolution? Samsung has revealed their first 1080p plasma sets (“the 84 Series”) for release later this year. The Samsung HP-T5084 50-inch plasma television is scheduled for release this May for $4199.
Known primarily for their scanners and other peripherals, Microtek has announced the release of their new line of reasonably priced plasma televisions. Microtek’s new Cineon line of plasma displays includes 42-inch (CP42HA) and a 50-inch (CP50HA) models, ranging from $1600 to $2200 retail.
Both sets feature WXGA (1366×768) resolution and can handle 480p, 720p and 1080i source signals.