It is not by chance that all types of photographers prefer our SW-series monitors. Careful selection of the best materials and refined industrial design go into creating some of the best products for color-critical professionals.
The Hotkey Puck bundled with some of our AQCOLOR monitors has become one of the most loved features by photographers and designers. In just a few years, it has gone through three iterations based on the needs and feedback of our users and keeps evolving. Let us go over the history of this ingenious device and briefly discuss what the future holds for it.
Once upon a time, happiness for kids was simply a ball to play with, a tree to climb, or a cloud to discover the shape of a rabbit in. Now, there is less emphasis on cloud shapes, as it’s all about what’s on the screen!
In this article, we will introduce three keys of BenQ HDR-PRO technology: Tone Mapping, Dynamic Iris with DynamicBlack™ Technology, and HDR brightness, including how they are used to display the details in highlights and shadows.
In our time, movies have become a necessary staple of life. Given this, how to get the most precise and accurate colors out of our audio-video equipment has become a question of growing importance. With all this in mind, what exactly is color accuracy? Is color accuracy just a wide color gamut? And finally, how to we achieve color accuracy?
Is color grading in the post-production going to affect the display and projection of the HDR images? We will start from color grading in post-production, analyze what we need to take care of when doing color grading for HDR, the difference between that and conventional color grading, the basic workflow of color grading, and display devices required for the work. All these steps and aspects of understanding will affect how images are shown on the displays.
A common doubt among the consumers when facing more and more home theater projectors in the market is if they really can be qualified as HDR devices. Therefore, this article will start from the projectors. Taking the nature of the technology behind projectors and its limitation into account, and find the definition of HDR for projectors.
Wondering how to prevent eye strain and fatigue while keeping eye health in the digital world? The right monitor is a great start. Eye-care technology with ergonomic design offers an all-round solution for eye health. BenQ monitors are designed with exclusive eye-care™ technology including Low Blue Light Technology, Flicker-Free Technology, Brightness Intelligence Plus Technology (B.I.+ Tech.), and Color Weakness Mode.
4K content is getting more and more common nowadays. If you already own a home cinema and entertainment is essential to you, then it is a good time to upgrade to a 4K home cinema. Upgrading to 4K with the W2700 home cinema projector is easy, especially for those who already own a BenQ W1070 / W1070+ / W2000 / W1110 / W1090. You can even upgrade without repositioning the mount!
In recent years, the quality of images that general audiences can view has significantly improved. and there are more and more 4K TVs, 4K projectors and 4K displays in the market. But, do you really know what HDR is?
Wireless presentation systems can vary. In this article we compare the Barco ClickShare with BenQ's InstaShow.
The video game industry is booming, and video games are not just an entertaining pastime as professional gamers now compete with each other in esports. Whether recreational entertainment or esports, the choice of hardware naturally varies for different needs such as monitor selection, where there are casual gaming monitors that focus on the visual experience and professional esports monitors for professional gamers.
Are your devices impacting your sleep? Absolutely. Dr Patel explains.
Find out what Freesync technology is and how it functions to bring you an enjoyable gameplay. FreeSync is a type of adaptive synchronization technology for LCD displays. It helps displays eliminate screen tearing, stuttering and juddering by synchronizing the monitor’s refresh rate with the framerate from the GPU.
With so many mobile devices in our daily lives, business professionals find it convenient to project from smartphones, tablets or laptops in meetings. Many streaming users are used to binge watching with smartphones or tablets. However, screen sizes are limited. It’s not only exhausting to for your eyes, details are often overlooked in a glimpse.
USB-C, also known as USB Type-C, is the industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power. The USB-C connector was developed by the USB Implementers Forum, the group of companies that developed, certified, and shepherded the USB standard. It counts more than 700 companies in its membership, including Apple, Dell, HP, Intel, Microsoft, and Samsung. This is important, because it's part of the reason why USB-C has been so readily accepted by PC manufacturers.
Both console or PC game, maybe you would like to make the most out of your current gaming setup.Thanks to common standards about cables,You are allowed to find what works better for you. In this article, we provide the tips about how you connect PS4 ocntroller with PC or monitor? Find the idea here.
As TVs are getting larger and cheaper than ever, some people might be wondering why they can’t just use their TVs in place of the computer monitors. Actually, it’s impossible for TVs to replace computer monitors. Though they both have LCD panels, that’s about where their similarities end, and if you aren’t careful, you might even damage your eyes by mixing the two.
Thinking of buying a projector? Maybe you’d like to watch movies with your friends, or maybe you’re looking for quality time with your family. Whatever the reason, it’s important to find one that suits your needs. Home theater projectors may all seem similar, but it’s the specifications and performance that makes every projector very different. 4K, UHD, 1080p, HDR…. Getting lost in the sea of ‘specs’? What is the difference between all of these projectors? We’ll dive into some details and give you a full overview. Here’s the top 5 things you should be on the hunt for when buying a home theater projector for your home!
You must have heard people saying this bulb is “xW;” the larger this value is, the brighter this bulb will be. The term watt refers to the power of a bulb; the larger the watt value is, the more power this bulb will consume. Lumen is the unit of luminous flux, a measure of the power of light. From the same distance, a higher lumen brings more brightness. On the contrary, with the same lumen, the shorter projection distance is, the brighter the screen will be; a larger screen requires a larger lumen. But you need to be aware that viewing a too bright screen for a long time would damage your eyes.
This article looks at 4K content in projectors; What is a 4K projector? What are the differences when people refer to 4K in projectors? Should you upgrade to a 4K projector and if so, why?<br> By the end of this article you’ll be fully updated on the latest resolution types in projectors and we might even convince you to invest in a 4K home cinema projector.
Mounting the monitors on the wall like TVs is getting increasingly popular in offices and households alike, and there are good reasons for that as it offers a number of benefits:
There are more and more 4K TVs, 4K monitors, 4K projectors, 4K UHD BDs and 4K players available on the market today, and if you’ve been paying any attention, you’ve most definitely noticed something called “HDR,” which, according to many Hollywood filmmakers, is even more important than 4K.
Given that USB-C is now the default input in Apple’s latest MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops, and an increasing number of Windows 10 machines are also converting to this port, the best USB-C monitors are becoming more and more popular among many professionals and creatives.
As you may know, many displays or monitors nowadays, including TVs, home projectors, computer monitors and gaming monitors, boast about having 4K UHD (Ultra HD); however, what exactly is 4K UHD, and how is it different from the Full HD we were used to seeing in the past?
Let’s say you want to play party games like Mario Kart 8 on a big screen but also protect your eyes. A projector could accomplish both ends. Nowadays, projector manufactures have enhanced color and resolution. It enables projectors to be used not only as a lecture tool in class, but a gaming display.
Everyone dreams of having a home theatre with big screen. It allows the whole family to snuggle up on the sofa and enjoy a movie. Nowadays, projectors aren’t prohibitively expensive and you don’t need a large space either. There are more and more small households with people living alone but getting projectors. However, you shouldn’t only look at the price, features or performance when choosing a projector. You should consider what you need to find the projector that best suits you.
After reading this article, you will know how to choose the best console gaming monitor. While your choice of a gaming monitor will be influenced by a lot of factors: the games you play, console you use and your budget, the general gaming monitor specs that you should keep in mind are resolution, refresh rate, HDMI bandwidth.
This article explains the differences between TVs and monitors for gaming. You will find out why 4K monitor is a better choice for gaming. As a console gamer pursuing a better gaming experience, you might wonder what is better for gaming: monitor or TV. It might seem that there is no difference between monitor and TV when playing console games. The truth is that TVs and monitors are designed for different purposes so they have a lot of differences in tech specs. You will also learn why a 4K monitor suits your gameplay better.
This article is to offer a better insight as to why gamers need to pick a curved monitor to gain more immersive gaming experience. Are you planning to upgrade your monitor? But you are not sure to invest in a curved monitor or not? In this article, you will learn about the reasons why a curved gaming monitor is all you need to guarantee you the “right” gaming experience.
Have you ever considered a dual monitor setup when one monitor is used for gaming, and another one for running regular applications? In this article, you will read about the benefits of such a setup and learn the things that you should consider before running dual monitors.
It’s Time to upgrade the Club to 4K stadium feeling! See how it works to increase the footfall of Four Points by Sheraton Singapore, Riverview
When choosing the right monitor for watching movies, the most important characteristics are color performance, HDR capabilities, and viewing experience details for maximum enjoyment. The most cinematic monitors provide wide color gamuts for brilliant picture quality, high contrast ratios to preserve subtle details, and the latest HDR technology for vivid realism and natural presence. Using this guide to prioritize these critical picture quality elements along with smart features, movie enthusiasts can find the perfect monitor for unsurpassed home cinema entertainment.
Whether you're a PC gamer or a console gamer, the monitor you use can mean the difference between life and death in a game. To get the most out of your console games, you don’t only need a gaming PC with a powerful graphics solution, you'll also need a monitor that displays great visual effects without blurry images, flickering, tearing, and artifacts. We'll help you choose a good monitor that will deliver a smooth, immersive gaming experience. Gamers focus on response time, refresh rate, color performance and connectivity to have a great console gaming experience.
This is an article for consumers who pay much attention to their eye health. Consumers who are concerned about eye protection and viewing comfort can use this buying guide to help pick out a monitor suited to their needs. 4 groups of users are categorized according to their monitor time/usage and are provided the following technologies: low blue light, low blue light plus, brightness intelligence and brightness intelligence plus; to lessen their digital eye fatigue and be granted with better eye protection. With these technologies, consumers can have a great time using monitors comfortably.
Color plays a crucial role in things we use and buy, and for those who design items like these for a living, ensuring color is accurately applied and displayed is a key aspect of their work. With most of the steps in the design process now being executed digitally, designers are relying more heavily on their computers and monitors to guarantee the accurate display of colors. In order to ensure the highest level of color accuracy, designers have to first familiarize themselves with a tiny set of data called ICC Profile, which plays a small yet decisive role in the design process.
To further satisfy designers’ needs for efficiency and productivity, several transmission protocols have been introduced in recent years. Among them, Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.1 Gen2 Type C often create confusion among end users. So what are the differences between these two transmission cables?
In this video, wedding photographer Art Suwansang from University of La Verne, recommend to you that how to choose monitor to satisfied your photo editing need amoug BenQ PhotoVue monitors . With his professional experience, you can learn the value of BenQ PhotoVue monitor and choose one to fulfill your demand.
Simple steps can ensure perfect HDR video quality, and the following instructions can be used to troubleshoot any HDR imperfections.
High Dynamic Range (HDR) is a technology that produces images with a large perceptible difference between bright and dark regions. This capability achieves lifelike images and preserves precise details in lighting variations and gradations for realistically bright or dark pictures without subtle detail loss.
BenQ’s HDR technology represents a new pinnacle of visual experiences for consumers. To perfectly display HDR quality on BenQ monitors, two proprietary tuning processes are essential: tone mapping and gamut mapping. Furthermore, the exclusive BenQ Cinema HDR mode produces brilliant luminance without overexposing bright scenes while perfectly balancing HDR output for superbly defined dark details.
Though it is commonly believed that a large space is needed in order to project onto large screens, today’s short throw and ultra short throw projectors make it easy to enjoy 100”+ screen sizes in rooms of any size simply by determining the ideal screen size and projection distance.
This is an article for consumers who want to find a 4k high-quality monitor for their multimedia consumptions such as console gaming, web-surfing and movie-watching. A good 4k monitor should provide great viewing experience while ensuring viewing comfort. Different specs should be taken into consideration regarding different usage. For instance, console gamers should pay attention to specs of the response time, refresh rate and color performance. As for movie lovers, specs like HDR, contrast ratio and the wide color gamut are important factors. What’s important is that you need to find the right monitor that fit your needs in order to have the best viewing experience.
Photographers must also learn how to conduct monitor color calibration. Here are some helpful information and knowledge about monitor color calibration that you can be confident about the consistency and accuracy of colors while using your favorite professional monitor.
When color reproduction of the monitor is poor, you can imagine that photographers won’t be able to get the colors they want when touching up the images afterwards. This has a great impact for people who rely of photography as their main source of income. Fortunately, color reproduction of monitors can be quantified and calibrated...
Take a closer look at how to incorporate the ICC profiles in a practical workflow. There are some practical tips for utilizing ICC profiles in the photographer’s workflow, for example, how to set up RGB Working Color Space, where to store the ICC profiles, and how to convert color spaces.
To build your own home theater system, you need a projector first. But you cannot buy just ANY projector; you need a 4K projector. When we talk about 4K, it refers to the resolution. There’s generally 2 spec.: 3840 x 2160 or 4096 x 2160 pixels for 4K projectors. The more pixels, the more vivid the picture contents.
A home theater projector is the ideal entertainment choice for movie lovers. And it’s easy to choose the perfect projector for watching movies, playing games, and family fun. It only takes three steps to find the right projector for amazing viewing experiences and quality family time.
Digital Light Processing (DLP), awarded 2015 Academy Award of Merit (Oscar®statuette), is the leading projection technology used in 90% of world's digital cinemas and 100% of IMAX theaters. DLP powers next-generation 3D gaming devices, high tech heads-up telematics, and of course the most impactful projectors on the planet. With DLP dominating the worldwide projector market with over 50% share, BenQ is today the #1 bestselling DLP projector brand, delivering unmatched world-class performance.
What you need to know about throw distance and ambient lighting? Typically expressed in lumens or ANSI lumens, brightness specification is an important reference when selecting a projector. However, the practical meaning of projector brightness and how to choose a projector for your specific installation needs can be confusing. The following information will help you understand the relationship between brightness and projection effect, as well as application.
This article answers "Where can I find HDR support for displays and HDR content?", "How can I enjoy true HDR videos and photos?", and "Which players and hosts can truly display HDR?"
BenQ Ambassador Mark Wood on pro tips of using BenQ color critical display to switch betweem AdobeRGB and sRGB color space for accurate color
The introduction of the process of soft proofing in Lightroom with calibrated photographer monitors and ICC profiles to get prints of great colors
Soft proofing is the solution for perfect prints and a calibrated monitor and downloaded ICC profiles before the process to get accurate color prints
Color management guide from Mark Wood about the definition, principle and truth of color management and how to maintain color consistency
How to set up color calibration setting of color management: system optimization, monitor profiling, photoshop setting
The process of setting up coloe preference in Adobe Photoshop in the color settings tab to get the right color for color management
How do We Define ‘Accurate’ Color? How we could quantify color in an ‘accurate’ fashion? Before jumping into this topic, let’s talk why the quantification of color is important…
There are two types of cells in the retina of our eye that are responsible for our perception of color: rod and cone. Cones, which are sensitive to color, function best in bright light. They exist in three forms.
Designers such as graphic designers, multimedia designers, web designers and other creative professionals who create visual concepts by using computer software need color management. Color management can help them communicate more effectively.
Color management is the process by which color standards and hardware/software calibration devices are used to reduce the color differences among devices so colors are reproduced accurately.
It is a common misconception that all electronics should exhibit the same colors, especially with devices with the same make and model. The monitors do not need to be the same make and same model, but for illustration purposes, we used four identical monitor images.
BenQ home cinema projectors embody our belief to “Convey the truest color and impart the deepest feelings to the viewer.” Our THX and ISF dual-certified engineers deliver 100% Rec. 709 color gamut for perfect color consistency.
From SOHO to enterprise applications, business projectors create more opportunities. Keeping pace with increasing diversity in modern business types, a multitude of design and functional innovations are available on business projectors. Taking everything into consideration, three simple steps can enable home office pros, small business owners, and even large corporations to find the right projector to create more business opportunities.
Being able to achieve consistent colors across different devices and media is a big challenge, and color management is designed to deliver this consistency
There are three stages involved, namely image creation/acquisition, image processing/enhancement, and image reproduction. In order for color management to work, it will need to be integrated into the same workflow.
how to keep the color consistent from the source to the rest of the workflow by color management.
How should photographers choose a monitor that can fulfill their demands for photo editing and printing?
Photographers are used to browsing the photo on the camera screen right after snapping a picture. However, we will still upload the captured images to a computer, then select images we would like to keep, and edit them on a large monitor. Have you ever thought about this? Can the monitor reflect the exposure and color of a retouched image in the way you expected?
Although color rendering, resolution, and color management are key factors of a professional monitor, However, can these features truly enhance work efficiency? The answer lies in this article.
Accurate colors create spectacular impressions. Color performance is among the most important key characteristics when choosing a home theater projector.
There are several wireless presentation systems available. In this article we'll compare a few.