Epson has introduced their LS500 Laser Projection TV at CEDIA 2019. The TV is a combination of an advanced ultra-short throw laser projector with an ultra-high definition ambient light rejecting screen with unique optical layering technology, resulting in bright, colorful, and sharp picture in virtually any viewing environment. The TV offers stunning 4K HDR projection, and will be available in the first quarter of 2020 in both 100″ (MSRP $4,999) and 120″ 100″ (MSRP $5,999) iterations.
Epson L500 UST projector with laser light source at CEDIA 2019
The LS500 Laser Projection TV is an alternative to traditional LCD and OLED TVs. The LS500 offers Epson’s 4K PRO-UHD3 Projection Technology, a new type of 4K projection technology utilizing advanced processing for resolution enhancement, color, and image processing. The LS500 is capable of displaying 4K HDR content at an exceptional level of brightness for both color and white content. This not only provides for an amazing viewing experience but sets a new standard in this class of projection.
The LS500 includes full 10-bit color processing accepting 100 percent of the HDR source information to faithfully reproduce HDR, advanced 3-Chip 3LCD technology that displays 100 percent of the RGB color signal for every frame, and an incredible Dynamic Contrast Ratio exceeding 2,500,000:1 thanks to its advanced black density control.
With realtime 12-bit analog-to-digital video processing, the LS500 gives you smooth tonal transitions while helping to eliminate banding, blocking, and other compression artifacts from the final visual performance. The LS500 is fully compatible with virtually all color formats, depths, and spaces while simultaneously supporting 4K HDR content at a full 60 Hz.
As an added bonus, the LS500 includes an Android TV operating system with a simple-to-use remote and voice search with built-in Google Assistant.