This article covers 4 different scenarios when portable projectors come in handy and explain what features to consider in each situation.
Smart projectors with Android TV and all your favorite streaming apps are here. We just watched Godzilla vs. Kong on HBO Max using a smart projector and a 100” screen, and have some guidance for those interested in setting up their first home cinema.
We provide a chart for you to check how far you should be seated when viewing different screen sizes. Contrary to some of the myths that we believe, the best viewing distance has less to do with resolution, and more to do with how much your eyes can take in comfortably without moving your head.
True colors evoke feelings of sorrow, joy, romance and thrills by preserving the original image. BenQ home cinema projectors embody our belief to “Convey the truest color and impart the deepest feelings to the viewer.”
New-gen gaming projectors like the BenQ TK700STi deliver low input lag 4K 60Hz HDR games and streaming with short throw, so you don’t need a big room. Here’s a quick buying guide.
We compare curved ultrawide monitors with standard 16:9 aspect ratio displays and talk about the advantages of ultrawide in gaming, multitasking, and entertainment
A gaming projector offers big screen entertainment for 4K split screen, co-op, and local multiplayer gaming. Fun with friends and family on a 120" screen.
The 4K Blu-ray version of 1995 anime classic Ghost in the Shell puts to rest the debate on whether you should upgrade your setup to handle physical 4K discs. This is a huge win for fans of greater movie fidelity.
With Oscar 2021 nominations dominated by Netflix and other streaming services, a home cinema projector with 4K HDR makes more sense than ever for film buffs everywhere
When shopping for a portable projector, remember to look at more than just resolution. Brightness, battery, and connectivity also matter a lot.
Curved gaming monitors for PC and consoles offer a unique experience if you pick the right one. What do you need to know before making a decision?
Does my BenQ monitor connect to Mac M1? Why my monitor is locked at 4K 30Hz with Apple Silicon M1?
A Keyboard-Video-Mouse (KVM) can improve your Work-From-Home setup by allowing you to control two computers with one keyboard and mouse.
What is the difference between the various lumens units, such as ANSI and LED? How does each of these units stack up against each other, and is there a preferred unit to use?
Curved vs. flat monitors, a question that must be answered. We’re here with a quick guide to help.
Projectors do work for daytime outdoor viewing if you have enough brightness and know how to optimize the experience.
For a big screen home entertainment experience that’s highly portable, perfect for busy lives and small spaces, plus easy to share with friends, you need a home projector rather than a TV.
What most consumers really need is a quick way to convert the values of one type of brightness to another, which is what the tables below are for...
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.
NVIDIA DLSS technology continues to appear in more games, and now has different settings. To help you choose the right one, we take a quick look.
Whether it's your first ever projector or an upgrade to 4K from 1080p, we have a convenient guide for your perusal. We cover projector technology, TV vs. projector, setup, HDR, terminology and more to make your purchase decision easier and rewarding.
Water resistant portable projectors offer better outdoors performance than cheap models because you don’t have to worry about protecting them. They arrive well protected from the factory!
Released in 1984 and directed by David Lynch, Dune offers a gorgeous, surreal, but controversial take on the 1965 novel by Frank Herbert. Regardless, if you appreciate good movies via home cinema, it’s more than worth a look.
In this article Joshua Holko reveals the important elements that need to come together to capture a great wildlife photograph.
A guide to help understand where and why projectors are placed in front or overhead in a Golf Simulator setup
Looking to pair your PS5, Xbox Series X or Series S or even Switch with the ideal gaming monitor? We have you covered in this handy guide
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.
In this article, Ian Van der Wolde, an expert in black and white photography explains why a good colour managed monitor is important when it comes to producing black and white images.
BenQ MOBIUZ curved monitors make for enhanced audiovisual gaming experiences. You can see your racing car passing by, taking in powerful engine sounds.
BenQ DesignVue monitors are Mac-compatible monitors who make themselves ready, Mac-ready, to serve for Macs and who can offer the solutions to Mac-loners.
Console on a gaming monitor is a very smart move if you want a more compact gaming and entertainment area. But how to choose? We offer a quick guide
A description for what is an ICC profile, why do you need an ICC profile and what is the difference between ICC profile v2 and v4.
New Xbox Series X and Series S support FreeSync via VRR or variable refresh rate. Enabling the feature is super easy and only takes a few seconds in the settings app.
The advantage of daisy chaining multiple monitors is obvious: by utilizing just one cable for each device you simplify the entire process as well as reduce the clutter that would have resulted from any other connection method.
Interstellar by Christopher Nolan looks amazing in 4K HDR on Blu-ray. It’s a must-view science fiction epic for home cinema projector owners and movie fans in general
What are some easy steps to follow in order to ensure that your projector performs at its best throughout its lifespan? To ensure a steady performance and a longer lifespan, the following article will outline some of the steps you can regularly take at each stage of usage, including before, during, and after use maintenance, to make sure you make the most out of your projector.
A cool new feature introduced with Xbox Series X and Series S is auto HDR, which adds high dynamic range to non-HDR titles. This works better than expected!
Cheap isn’t everything. Good portable projectors are worth the investment when they offer auto keystone correction, height adjustment, tilt hinges and more for genuine viewing enjoyment
When buying a portable projector, there are 8 features to consider including brightness, image quality, LED light source and many more. This collection of infographics will help you choose the right portable mini projectors.
PS5 and Xbox Series X have been out for a month. Here are six games that showcase their capabilities
What is Open Source Android (AOSP)? What is Google-Certified Android TV? This article will introduce two of the main operating systems users can use to run their streaming services, as well as explain how the Google-Certified Android TV enhances your streaming content viewing experience while helping you transform your viewing spaces into home theaters.
Looking for Christmas movie ideas? Here are ten we think are among the best ever. Get in the holiday mood, and maybe watch these using a projector for true big screen magic
New PS5 Game Presets offers the best way to ensure 120Hz in titles like COD Black Ops Cold War. Take a look at this unique approach to console settings
With the holiday season 2020 fast approaching it's time to wrap up your gift shopping. BenQ has the right monitor for every member of the family.
Nintendo Switch and PC gaming monitors go great together. Plug into a 25” gaming monitor and enjoy 1080p visuals with full RGB for better color performance.
In 2020 and 2021, blockbuster movies are more likely to release on digital platforms due to COVID-19. That means a home cinema makes sense more than ever before. Need a projector to get started? Read on. Or rather, watch on.
it’s common to find that colors of images shown on different web browsers may vary, from web designers to user on social media platforms. For designers to deal with this issue, web browser color management is something you should become familiar with.
The Queen’s Gambit by Netflix is so beautiful and engaging, if you have a projector and appreciation of superb storytelling, you must watch it
7 cool and creative ways to use a mini portable projector at home including cooking, yoga, Nitendo Switch, sport games, bedtime stories and more
Meant for use essentially anywhere, portable projector with good drop and shock proofing free you from worries and extend their usability whether at home or outdoors
Cyberpunk 2077 is finally coming to PC, Xbox Series X, and PS5, among others. Time for 4K gaming monitor. If you prefer fellow cyberpunk title Ghostrunner, maybe a 144Hz QHD screen? We explain.
With NVIDIA DLSS on GeForce RTX 30 series cards, your 4K monitor meets all-new frame rate highs while those on 1080p monitors get blisteringly-fast refresh plus better than ever visual fidelity.
Display P3 is a wide color gamut used extensively in mobile devices, such as mobile phones, tablets and notebooks, and some late models of desktop computers, such as iMacs and Surface Studio desktop computers. Compared to sRGB, Display P3 has more saturated red and green colors. It is a trend that more devices are incorporating Display P3 panel in the devices, hence, it is logical for designers to use Display P3 monitors to design artworks.
Here comes the PS5, and we’ve got it hooked up to a 4K TV with HDMI 2.1 and a monitor with HDMI 2.0. Find out if the resolution and frame rate you want are supported!
With factory calibration, designers can take advantage of the color accuracy on a monitor. Pre-calibrated monitors can offer out-of-the-box color accuracy for they are factory calibrated with meticulous testing processes and are shipped with guaranteed accurate color performance.
Palette Master Element and Paper Color Sync are software designed to facilitate the workflow of photographers. With them, color management on a BenQ PhotoVue Photographer monitor is made simple. Let’s find out when and how to use them to make the most of your BenQ professional photographer monitor.
Science fiction and cyberpunk fans who haven’t experienced Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner in 4K HDR must surely do so as soon as possible. Doing so on a home cinema projector works best, no doubt about that.
We explore and highlight five cool ways portable projectors make edutainment better for you and your kids, whether at home or in the backyard. There’s so much to learn and discover!
Are you a PC gamer with a 1440p 144Hz monitor? Do you crave an Xbox Series X? No worries, we confirm full support from day one so you’re good to go
Are you a PC gamer with a 1440p 144Hz monitor? Do you crave an Xbox Series X? No worries, we confirm full support from day one so you’re good to go
Bring education and entertainment together in edutainment through fun and versatile tech that’s already in your home. Then learn big with portable projectors that fit in homes of every size and design
From portable projectors to air purifiers and smart mugs that talk to your phone, winter 2020 brings with it a slew of very cool tech. We look at the trending devices of the season and what makes them so great.
With Android TV USB adapters certified by Google, your home cinema and portable projectors become smart devices that showcase all the latest streaming services and apps in a big screen format.
Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams consists of eight different stories inspired by the director’s night visions. Color and surreal visuals make it a must-view experience for movie fans with good home cinema projectors
The BenQ EW3280U is perfect for PS5 with 4K 60Hz, IPS, HDR, dual HDMI, DisplayPort, superb audio, and of course wide color gamut coverage.
The 32” 4K EW3280U monitor from BenQ works great for the Xbox Series X. It’s got great IPS, HDR, FreeSync, good sound, and all the ports you need.
The BenQ EX2780Q with QHD 1440p IPS panel and fast 144Hz refresh rate is perfect for the Xbox Series S, a console designed for 1440p-120Hz gaming.
High speed 144Hz gaming monitors are great for Xbox Series X and PS5 players that want a dedicated display for 120Hz modes over 4K.
If you’re having trouble streaming Netflix or other content apps from your phone to your portable projector, take a look at this quick guide. We cover both wireless and wired connectivity, including HDMI and USB-C.
Shopping trends for holiday 2020 are shaped by a year full of challenges, not least of which is a global pandemic. With more people staying home, a portable projector makes for a wonderful present.
Add a portable projector to your outdoor adventure and camping becomes glamping with big screen entertainment for nearly every location.
What exactly is the USB-C connector? In covering this topic this article will seek to answer the following questions: What is USB-C? Are all USB-C capabilities supported on every USB-C product? What is USB-C DisplayPort (DP Alt Mode)? How do you identify whether a device with a USB-C port supports DisplayPort over USB? Are USB-C and Thunderbolt compatible?
Created by Alex Garland and streaming on Hulu, Devs feature a tech thriller and sci fi premise. It’s backed up by amazing presentation and production – so prepare the home cinema projector.
So many numbers for curved gaming monitors: 1500R, 1800R, 3800R. We quickly explain what those mean for 16:9 and also 21:9 ultrawide displays so you can make a more informed choice.
In this article, BenQ AQCOLOR Ambassador Joshua Holko reveals his secrets of taking the best wildlife photographs.
What are the advantages of fast refresh rate gaming monitors? Fast 144Hz monitors offer better response and fluidity than 60Hz, with zero downside.
1. Initial Setup with iOS Device 2. Initial Set up with Android Device 3. How to Watch Netflix with BenQ Smart Home Projector? 4. How to Start the BenQ FamiLand? 5. Wireless Projection via iOS Devices 6. Wireless Projection via Android Devices
You may not be aware, but modern, high quality portable projectors are superb companions for your camping trips. Designed for outdoor movie viewing and even gaming, they’re now quite essential.
You know camping, but what about glamping? Add glamor to camping and that’s what you get, especially with cool tech like portable projectors for movie nights under the stars. Learn more!
Gaming monitors with FreeSync or G-Sync still get occasional screen tearing in demanding games. To avoid this and make the most of adaptive sync, you need to take a look at your driver settings.
If you wonder what's the sweet spot for a 1080p gaming monitor, the 25”-27” range provides the best results.
Long road trips in a camper van or RV are a lot more fun when you’ve got good entertainment taken care off. From portable projectors through tablets to game consoles and e-readers, we have tips.
Wong Kar Wai’s first big hit movie, Days of Being Wild offers nostalgia for early 1960s Hong Kong, amazing cinematography, and a wonderful story. Warm up the home cinema projector!
While some consumers are just now getting introduced to projectors that use LED lights, the industry itself is already taking the next step in improving upon the design of LED projectors with the release of 4LED projectors. But what exactly are 4LED projectors? What are LED projectors? How do LED projectors work? Why choose an LED projector? What are the benefits of an LED projector? What are 3LED projectors? What are 4LED projectors? Why choose a BenQ 4LED projector?
Color calibration is essential for color-critical professionals. What is the difference between hardware and software calibration? Using a software calibratable monitor guarantees reliable results that save you time and money.
Mobiuz EX2710 and EX2510 gaming monitors combine 144Hz speed with premium IPS and HDR
In 1998, Dark City made the case for smart sci fi noir. All those years later, it’s still a must-watch for projector owners who want a great story with superb visuals and masterful use of contrast.
Take a look at the unique MOBIUZ plus technologies that level up your gaming immersion. With HDRi, Light Tuner, and shortcuts to your preferred game settings, to immerse yourself in the game is truly value.
An ultrawide may be your perfect solution if you need more screen real estate for multitasking. But, if you decide to buy an ultrawide and aren’t sure whether to go curved or flat, this article is for you.
Light Tuner and Black eQualizer on BenQ gaming monitors help optimize visuals for better experiences.
As the use of high-performance gaming projectors grows, what should a gamer look for in a projector with regards to performance when contemplating a TV-free gaming setup? The following is quick primer on some of the terms and concepts you need to be aware of when looking at gaming projectors: What is Latency / Input Lag Time? What is Refresh Rate / Refresh Frequency? Frames as Measured by Time...
What exactly is input lag? How do you measure input lag on a projector? How can you reduce input lag on your projector? Is input lag the be-all and end-all for judging the performance of a projector? These are the questions this article will seek to answer...
Camper vans and RVs are home away from home, and with a portable projector they even include big screen entertainment that’s easy to use, power efficient, and not dependent on an internet connection.
GtG and MPRT serve as the two main gaming monitor response time measurements – here’s why.
4K Resolution is sn important feature when choosing a projector, - yet many people don't know that a PRO-UHD projector has only half the resolution of a 4K UHD television or projector. This article shows how to make sure you buy a true 4K UHD model that delivers over 8 million pixels.
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.
There’s a lot of life left in 1080p, with new monitors offering 144Hz, 1ms response, HDR, and premium IPS panels. This isn’t the old 1080p, it’s an upgrade version that’s perfect for high speed gaming.
Throwing a successful movie night al fresco requires getting several things right. Here's a guide to help you.
Fancy hotels and restaurants, portable projectors, museums, souvenirs, and photo ops. Yes, you can still go on vacation in 2020: let’s plan the perfect staycation, the one that feels real.
Staycations have retuned big time in 2020 as vacationing takes a breather. We have ideas.
Back in 2006, Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth struck a chord with its dark fantasy setting. Thanks to modern 4K HDR Blu-ray and home cinema projectors, we can now view it as intended by its makers.
Dynamic contrast has improved over the years and in the era of HDR gaming monitors is often essential to getting impactful image quality in games, movies, and TV content.
Ang Lee’s Life of Pi was one of the biggest releases of the early 2010s. Though time has passed, it’s still a breathtakingly-beautiful movie with a superb story, and it’s now coming to 4K HDR Blu-ray.
This article discusses the three most popular types of devices that enable wireless presenting and screen mirroring, to help you choose the right solution for your corporate needs.
Versatile entertainment by one projector. BenQ portable projector satisfies your totally wire-free fun, providing instant movies, videos, music streaming with the latest WiFi, Bluetooth, HDMI, and USB-C connectivity.
Ghost of Tsushima’s an open world masterpiece that looks amazing thanks to 4K HDR graphics, so make sure to get the right 32” monitor to enjoy it
As ultrawide monitors are growing popularity, would you consider buying one? Whether you are a designer or a video editor, read this article and find out if you really need an ultrawide.
Featuring beautiful music by Ennio Morricone, Cinema Paradiso remains one of the greatest Italian movies of all time. Coming soon to 4K HDR Blu-ray, it’s a home cinema projector must-watch.
Summer 2020 is a season of many challenges, it but can still be fun and rewarding. Here are the top 5 gadgets to help do that, from ice cream makers to portable projectors.
The BenQ EW3280U 32” monitor with 4K HDR is simply great for movie and TV watching.
144Hz gaming monitors need to be as close to 1ms response as possible – no question.
Gaming monitors with FreeSync often support G-Sync unofficially – no harm in trying.
Welcome to 2020, when 4K HDR is required. The BenQ EW3280U is here to help.
144Hz gaming monitors with speakers and HDR deliver the best gaming experience. BenQ gaming monitors offer HDRi intelligent technology and 2.1 channel speakers for the most immersive gaming.
As a designer, you know very well the importance of a good monitor, which not only helps you work with less effort but also improves your design workflow. But how? BenQ has developed Display Pilot software to assist designers in doing their work smoothly. You can benefit from it on all BenQ PD series DesignVue monitors.
While 4K-120Hz is part of the HDMI 2.1 specification, using the right video settings can allow you to use 4K-120Hz with HDMI 2.0.
Terrence Malick’s The Thin Red Line packs wonder, color, nature, and unforgettable imagery. It’s a cry against war and in favor of cinematography, and if you have a projector you must watch it.
Outdoor backyard cinemas and portable projectors are a big hit in summer 2020. So here’s a quick list of ten great movies to enjoy outside in case you need suggestions.
A Mac monitor should match the capacity of your Mac. USB-C or Thunderbolt, Power Delivery, 4K resolution, and coverage of DCI-P3 color are essential.
The BenQ PD-20 is the perfect Mac monitor. With DCI-P3 color gamut, Thunderbolt 3 and beautiful industrial design, they are the perfect Mac companion.
In the age of HDR peak brightness rules, brightness settings become redundant. If you have struggled to adjust HDRi brightness we explain you why that is.
On 4K UHD Blu-ray with HDR, Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey offers a sight and sound tour de force unmatched by streamed versions.
For professional videographers, photographers, and 3D render work Thunderbolt connectivity makes sense. A Thunderbolt professional monitor fits right in.
Using a portable projector to DIY setup an outdoor cinema is easy. You just need to pick a good spot, decide on a theme, and enjoy great entertainment hassle free under the stars.
Energy saving, cool, compact, light, and long lasting LEDs have begun to replace lamps in portable projectors. As technology improves, enthusiasts and professionals benefit from big screen experiences everywhere.
Summer 2020 arrives after a very challenging first half of the year, and with portable projectors for cool outdoor backyard cinemas, you make sure movie magic lives on at home.
A USB-C monitor delivers audio, video and power over a single cable. USB-C monitors reduce cable clutter and increase productivity. Quick and modern connectivity in monitors.
The BenQ EW3280U monitor has everything for The Last of Us 2: IPS, 4K, HDR, and great audio
How to run dual 144Hz gaming monitors. From GPU power to DisplayPort or HDMI and the different ways of setup under Windows, NVIDIA, and AMD interfaces.
Gaming monitors may cause eye strain and fatigue due to blue light, flicker, and brightness issues. BenQ Eye-Care technology is here to help gamers stay healthy and comfortable.
The BenQ GS2 portable projector delivers big screen experiences outdoors in many situations, featuring IPX2, drop resistance, 720p, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and even a nifty adjustable hinge.
Sam Mendes does World War One a huge service with the masterful 1917. With a compelling story and eye-catching visuals tailor-made for HDR, 1917 is a bona fide must-watch for image aficionados.
Color weakness BenQ technology brings vibrant colors to the screen with special filters for protanomaly and deuteranomaly red-green color blidndness. Great for both gaming and work!
Support local theaters with virtual cinema done right at home with big screen 4K HDR projectors
When looking to get relief from eye strain by buying an eye-care monitor, consider how, and how long, you use your display. BenQ eye-care monitors have proprietary tech that helps with everything from a work from home office, to gaming, to professional design and photo-editing. Learn about Flicker-free, blue light blocking Low Blue Light, and Brightness Intelligence Plus.
Very often we have been asked, what is the difference among factory calibration, software calibration and hardware calibration? Hence, this article makes sure that everyone understands the difference among these three calibration methods.
Soft proofing uses a monitor to preview the outcome of the printout before printed. The monitor simulates the combined effect of the printer, ink and paper. When conducting a color accuracy demonstration, very often you will see a monitor placed next to a viewing booth where the printouts are placed, for the sake of comparison. In theory, it is not necessary to place the printout and the viewing booth beside the monitor, but to demonstrate how well the image on the monitor can match the actual printout, it is necessary in practice.
What is BT.2020? Put simply BT.2020, or Rec. 2020, is a set of specifications covering various aspects of video broadcasting which the ITU recommends as standards for Ultra HD projectors and televisions, along with any gear related to their broadcasting. You can think of them as a way for the ITU to get everybody involved in Ultra HD-related ecosystem on the same path. They include recommendations for resolution, frame rate, bit depth, color range, as well as other values, the main ones of which are detailed in the table below...
In this article, we are going to share some tips for getting better results on your soft proofing operations. You may also use these tips as a checklist to make sure that you are following a proper procedure.
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.
In this article, BenQ Ambassador and professional photographer Alex Cearns reveals her secrets of how to take good dog photos.
Science fiction action film Underwater on Blu-ray reminds us that 1080p full HD SDR still looks wonderful in a 4K ultra HD HDR world when properly calibrated and mastered to perfection.
This article explores the best ways to connect your Chromebook laptop to a shared projector or TV. It discusses how to connect with cables and wirelessly.
You need a VESA mount if you want to place your monitor or TV on a flexible arm or a wall for greater flexibility, and we’re here to help you learn all the essentials
VESA mounting arms offer the ultimate gaming monitor ergonomics upgrade, providing you with absolute viewing flexibility that changes up your gaming experience.
Good mini portable projectors empower freelancers, creatives, teachers, sales people, and everyone else with the power of presentations that are ready anywhere, anytime.
AMD FreeSync variable framerate technology prevents screen tear in gaming. FreeSync 2 released two years later and added HDR support, but was rebranded FreeSync Premium/FreeSync Premium Pro, while basic FreeSync remains unchanged.
Renamed from FreeSync and FreeSync 2, we now have three levels of AMD variable refresh: FreeSync, FreeSync Premium, and FreeSync Premium Pro. Choose the latter for smooth high speed gaming with HDR.
To get AMD FreeSync variable refresh rate technology and HDR together on the same gaming monitor for your PC or console, you need to choose the only version that supports HDR: FreeSync Premium Pro. Basic FreeSync and FreeSync Premium currently don’t support HDR.
If you want to view your games and apps at a different and exciting angle, the 3440 x 1440 ultrawide monitor 21:9 form factor has what you need.
This article compares Creston AirMedia vs BenQ InstaShow for wireless presentations. Learn how these systems are different and which one you should choose.
Amazon’s adaptation of Simon Stalenhag’s graphic novel Tales from the Loop brims with beautiful visuals perfect for a rich HDR-laced experience, enhanced by retro sci-fi and deep storytelling.
Ridley Scott’s The Martian stars Matt Damon, although the real attraction here may be the gorgeous 4K UHD Blu-ray with impeccable HDR. Home cinema buffs can’t afford to pass this up.
We list the five most important features you need in a portable projector for outdoors use, whether camping or hanging out in the backyard. Durability, flexibility, connectivity and more – take a look.
Finding a computer screen or monitor that can actually benefit your eyesight is an excellent option when looking to combat the side effects of longer screen times. Below are a few key features to look for in a new monitor that will help to reduce the effects of eye fatigue and improve overall health.
Paper Color Sync is the BenQ proprietary software to simulate the printing results. You can edit photos with efficiency and confidence in this time-saving screen-to-print process by selecting the color gamut, printer model and paper type to get an on-screen preview which faithfully reproduces the final color output.
Dry eyes, fatigue, and trouble focusing can all be signs that you’re experience digital eye strain, and although people can’t change the amount of time they spend using digital screens, they can change how they use them. Dr. Hanish Patel provides 4 simple tips to radically improve overall health when using screens.
Mini portable projectors are convenient but not all are created equal. Learn how brightness, portability, and image quality are interrelated and how using DLP or single-panel LCD technology affects the performance of the mini projector.
Unlike external speakers, built-in monitor speakers like the ones on the EW3280U and EX2870Q offer superb 2.1 channel sound for no extra cost and without the cable management mess.
How three different lamp-free lighting technologies are used in projectors. The article explains how each type of technology works, and its advantages and disadvantages for different types of projectors.
Good portable projectors offer at least 500 lumens, preferably using LED technology. They work great outdoors at night and even during daytime, perfect for camping with robust builds, lots of connectivity, and compact, highly moveable designs.
Successfully calibrating your BenQ PhotoVue monitor may still be a quite challenging task. Therefore, this article lists some tips for you to follow. You can also use these tips as a checklist to see if you have followed a good practice.
With 4K and HDR, the Xbox One X delivers the most impressive visuals of any console currently available. But you do need to make sure your settings are in proper order to get the best performance.
The simple reality now is that HDMI cable bandwidth is an essential consideration. For 4K 60Hz with HDR for gaming and video you need a proper HDMI 2.0 cable with the full 18Gbps, while looking ahead to HDMI 2.1.
Many IT Directors have older projectors using traditional lamps. Here are the reasons it makes sense to switch to new laser projectors using DLP technology.
Modern portable projectors boost your home fun quotient in many ways. We’ll look at seven tips to help you get the most mileage out of your portable projector. Whether for general entertainment, creativity, fitness, streaming, or gaming, mini portable projectors result in big fun.
To shed some more light on this subject this article will look to answer the following questions: 1. Can I watch 3D movies on a projector? 2. What type of projectors can play 3D movies? What is 3D ready? What is Full HD 3D? 3. How do I make my 3D viewing experience the most comfortable, life-like it can be? 4. How do I choose the most suitable 3D glasses to pair with my projector?
For many PC monitor users who enjoy gaming and movie watching in addition to pure computing, full and limited RGB presents a major issue. There’s no magic fix, but knowing the basics will help a lot.
Monitors gather everything from dust to germs and so you should keep them clean. Does it matter if it’s glossy or matte? Can you safely disinfect a monitor? We have answers for you.
A write up on Mad Max: Fury Road from an image and color quality perspective has to be one of the easiest things ever. Since its debut in spring 2015 and subsequent release as one of the first 4K UHD HDR Blu-rays, the post-apocalyptic action picture has become a TV calibration and demo standard.
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.
We create tools to make life better, and projectors succeed at that. Be creative and embrace entertainment, and you’ll soon find that while for sure there’s a lot more to life than entertainment, like all good technology projectors help make your day more interesting and overall better.
What are lumens, lux, foot-lamberts, nits, and ANSI lumens? What is light output (lumens) vs. brightness on screen (nits)? How to choose the right projector? For the sake of this discussion and to avoid confusion we will use the term “brightness” as a catchall for the various concepts involved...
Portable projectors need to do more than small and light. As devices for travel, they should have Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, long battery life, onboard audio, good image quality, and high resolution.
Situations change and we may need or want to work from home for extended periods of time. Thanks to the diverse wonders of modern technology, you can make the most of the situation and stay comfortable, whether working, learning, teaching, or enjoying.
What type of audio setup to use and the follow-up question of how to connect the chosen equipment to the projector? No external audio, connecting a soundbar or connecting external speakers? Here are some of the options available to users who want to connect external audio to their BenQ projectors...
Get a boost when bringing work and fun indoors with the ideal monitor. Enjoy 4K for work and fun with the EW3280U or fast gaming with the 144Hz on the EX2780Q, there’s something to feel good about.
Doom Eternal’s demonic hordes arrive for PC on March 20, 2020. We have two gaming monitors perfect for the occasion, the 27” QHD EX2780Q and the 32” 4K EW3280U, both with glorious HDR.
Portable projectors offer business and pleasure travelers compact and light designs that include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and long battery life. They’re perfect for work presentations and entertainment on the road.
Star Trek Discovery is definitely the first Trek TV show that can win over people with little interest in sci-fi but lots of love for beautiful cinematography.
USB-C has DisplayPort built in for 4K gaming, audio, high speed data, and even 100W power delivery. You should most definitely choose a monitor with USB-C if you can for an all-in-one-cable solution.
If you live or work in a smaller space like a dorm room, studio apartment, or home office, you may be considering a portable projector for entertainment and work presentations. But not all portable projectors are made equal and several key aspects should guide your choice.
The AQRoller comes included with every BenQ SW321C and is the recommended method of cleaning your screen. It will softly roll on the screen avoiding any rubbing that could scratch your screen or wear its special coating.
BenQ AQCOLOR color accurate monitors we now offer an ultra-wide, 21:9 aspect ratio screen ideal for those with the need for extra artboards or wider timelines for video editing.
Improved response time, reduced input lag, and matured design allow IPS panels to bring the best colors and viewing angles to a gaming monitor near you. There’s never been a better time to choose IPS.
Since its introduction, the Barco ClickShare platform has been one of the most on the market. But now that there are more than 40 competitors on the market, which one is right for your huddle rooms? This article will help you explore your options.
If you still haven’t watched The Tree of Life, please stop whatever you’re doing and make plans to see this masterpiece as soon as possible. Even though it was made in the late 2000’s and thus a while has passed since, The Tree of Life really does have a timeless quality about it.
Portable projectors deliver a great way for working professionals and students who live in smaller residential units to get a proper cinematic experience on a big screen without having to sleep in the hallway while a massive TV takes up the whole place.
Good gaming monitors need to have a remote control. Sounds simple but makes a huge difference as remotes keep you engaged in gaming via added convenience and less interruptions.
What Is 4K/8K HDMI? What versions of HDMI cables support 4K/8K resolution? What are fiber optic HDMI cables? How do they work? What should I take note of when using fiber optic HDMI cables? We will try to answer this question in this article by exploring the following three topics...
What is FOFO Contrast? What is ANSI Contrast? And what is Native Contrast? What is Dynamic Contrast? How to Measuring Projector Contrast? Are High Contrast Ratios Misleading? The question to ask then is whether the contrast ratio is a good overall indicator of image quality, and if so, what is an ideal contrast ratio for your projector...
Wireless portable projectors transform your dorm room into a fun home cinema. Enjoy everything from Netflix to your Xbox in a big, eye-popping format without having to set up a load of cables and adapters.
DisplayHDR 400 on your next gaming monitor means you’re getting real HDR performance. Based on official VESA testing, DisplayHDR proves true HDR in games, video, your desktop and everywhere else.
BenQ proprietary HDRi delivers vivid color, improved contrast for better detail, and intelligent optimization.
Chroma sampling is shown as 4:4:4, 4:2:2, and 4:2:0 in most cases, indicating the amount of brightness and color data an image includes. But keep in mind 10-bit/8-bit and peak brightness matter a lot more.
When Margaret Atwood wrote The Handmaid’s Tale in the early to mid-1980s, color played an important role in the world building process she employed.
Without the proper amount of light, your eyes have to constantly adjust to the brightness of your screen. With a lamp that lights up your monitor work space to the recommended amount (500 Lux) your eyes can stay at a constant level of focus.
BenQ HDRi offers smart HDR that responds to light conditions in your beloved gaming station and keeps games, movies, and TV shows looking great. Don’t let basic HDR bring you down, go intelligent HDR.
The old RGB color space remains dominant in games, but with more gaming monitors and TVs touting support for the wider DCI-P3 standard, increasingly colorful and realistic graphics are ready to play. Best be ready.
Welcome to college life. From dorms to campus norms, it’s an exciting time and fortunately the technology exists to make it better. Portable projectors to tablets, we list the devices you need.
Paper Color Sync is a piece of companion software to our new BenQ AQCOLOR SW321C Photographer’s monitor that achieves instantaneous print-results simulation on the screen.
Color Vibrance boosts gaming by way of augmented customization. For gaming enthusiasts that want to remain aware of every fine detail and maintain screen alertness, Color Vibrance proves a valuable ally.
Having a multiple monitor setup really changes your outlook on everything you do with your PC. Thanks to simple setup that takes minutes, you can game, work, or create on multiple screens with ease.
Based on the conclusion that 27” and QHD or 2560 x 1440 represents a sweet spot for gaming monitors we explore the ideal viewing distance for such a display
You may be trying to choose between a matte screen and a glossy display, so here are some things to know. Overall, for monitors the anti-glare properties of matte screens are best, despite some drawbacks.
Revealing the technology behind pico projectors and three keys points when deciding to purchase one. Most pico projector brands rely on overloading features and cutthroat pricing. How can consumer identify marketing ploys, and select the right pico projector?
Monitor panel bit color depth may seem confusing, but it all boils down to how much data your screen can show. The more data, the better the image, so 10-bit should definitely be on your list over 8-bit.
Modern projectors such as BenQ 4K HDR models produce very little noise as a result of optimized cooling and components. Averaging 30dB, they’re easily quieter than a typical library.
If you are wondering why your screen would not display 4K content from a streaming platform, this article offers you some insights to what are the possible reasons.
This article compares BenQ InstaShow vs. Apple TV for wireless screen mirroring. Learn which one is the right choice for you.
To enjoy true 4K content you need to make sure all of your devices support HDCP 2.2. This may get confusing at times and so here’s a quick explanation of all the relevant essentials.
Why is my 144Hz monitor only running at 60Hz? You’ve purchased a monitor that claims to offer a 120Hz or 144Hz refresh rate but it may not actually run at its advertised refresh rate. You will find out what to do, to change some settings or sort out your hardware, to set your monitor to 144 Hz and enjoy a smooth gameplay.
The Pantone products designers are familiar with are mostly paper, plastic or textile based. The Pantone Color System, Pantone Color Library, Color Book or Color Guide are primarily printed on paper or dyed on textile substrates. Pantone Validated Certification plays an important role to bridge the physical color swatches and the digital data together.
While most gamers know what refresh rate means, quite a few people remain confused about the distinction between response time and input lag
144Hz gaming monitors with speakers and HDR deliver the best gaming experience. BenQ gaming monitors offer HDRi intelligent technology and 2.1 channel speakers for the most immersive gaming.
Projectors with powerful and advanced built in speakers offer excellent sound performance with dedicated modes for movies, games, music, and sports, making external speakers redundant.
144Hz gaming monitors are better than 60Hz screens. You get better performance with them and unlock the potential of your gaming hardware by giving it room to express itself.
Choosing between TN, VA, and IPS panel types often confuses lots of people. Each has advantages for particular uses, so let’s take a look the differences in speed, color, contrast, and more.
Know what a lumen is and why it is the second most important specification in buying a perfect desk lamp for your home or work office space.
Color Rendering Index does matter when choosing lighting for your home office.
Most people who work in an office have the benefit of an environment that has been designed and optimized for productivity – including lighting.
This article discusses what puts displays designated for gaming apart from standard monitors, what to look for when choosing a screen with gaming as the primary application, and in general the things that make a gaming monitor good.
BenQ has the best desk lamps for a minimalist home office
The time has come to enjoy 4K projectors at home but whether you’re big into movies or sports makes a major difference. We compare the purpose-designed BenQ W2700 and TK850 to help you choose!
Once upon a time reality forced PC users, especially gamers, into buying often-costly external audio devices. Monitors frequently had no speakers and when they did, sound quality left much to be desired. In other words, sound quality wasn’t good at all. Everything sounded flat and weak, so external speakers were needed. But just as motherboards evolved to the point where most gamers don’t buy dedicated sound cards, so have monitors improved. Many current displays aimed at entertainment and gaming include impressive dual speaker designs with an independent subwoofer, known as 2.1 audio. They produce strong stereo with deep bass, so you don’t have to go out and get external speakers unless you really want to.
True 4K DLP projectors from BenQ effortlessly boost you into a new generation with HDR and a design that makes upgrading from a full HD projector fast, painless, and most importantly rewarding
In the ever-changing world of gaming tech, making the right choice of which monitor to purchase might not be the most straightforward task. This article explains why 1440p is an excellent midpoint for gaming and why the 27-inch monitor is the perfect size for a QHD monitor.
There may be plenty of 27” monitors out there that support QHD but few have as many features and gamer-centric boons packed into them. EX2780Q is definitely one of the very best. Here is why.
When it comes to movies, color accuracy plays a vital role and can affect the audience’s emotions. Inaccurate colors, such as colors that have a blue or yellow tint, don’t line up with what we imagine, and we immediately get a sense that something is off. Inaccurate colors can take our focus away from what’s happening on screen and make the viewing experience unenjoyable.
BenQ’s InstaShare Lets Users Share Content from their Screen Easily
Make a better-informed projector buying decision with this simple but insightful glossary that covers all the important terminology you should know when setting up your home cinema.
SW321C offers an all-round solution for photo and video. That saves professionals considerable cost as one monitor serves both needs.
Color Consistency Technology is BenQ's proprietary technology to enhance the factory calibration performance. The benefit of incorporting the color consistency technology is to ensure the colors on all units of the same BenQ Professional monitor model will look very similar, no matter what panel is used, and which production line is utilized.
BenQ 4K projectors have unique advantages for movie and TV fans, from premium lens quality and refined HDR to superb color accuracy through factory calibration.
Screen uniformity means the ability of a screen to consistently show both color uniformity and brightness uniformity. Auniform monitor provides consistent brightness and color across the entire sceen.
The article will offer an overview of Calman Software and a tutorial of utilizing the test project to complete Calman Verified validation scheme during the process.
Doing homework, writing papers, doing online shopping, watching movies and playing games…. None of these can do without a monitor. Therefore, find a monitor to manage your screen time. If you can use your monitor in a correct way, you will not only make your time productive as well as enjoyable but also maintain your eye health.
The BenQ e-Reading desk lamp has been purpose designed for computer screens. Unlike with regular desk lamps, you get smart adjustable lighting, better field of vision, and no glare.
Learn how to beat annoying eye strain and fatigue while using your devices. From diet and sleep to getting the right desk lamp, there’s a lot you can do to feel better.
LED bulbs have come a long way. They can now replace older technologies in your desk lamp. LEDs save energy, reduce eye strain, and are safer for you and the environment.
Learn why projectors offer a tactile, almost retro movie and TV viewing experience not found in digital services and discover ways to make content a ritual full of substance.
The use of glass lenses in our projector designs is a choice we make in order to provide the viewer with pristine images that accurately reproduce the details and colors of nature, so that regardless of how much time has passed they can be transported back to the moment when they were first moved by those images.
Read on for 5 tips that will help you beat eye discomfort caused by using a monitor for prolonged periods.
For projectors with HDR, the question is how to boost dynamic contrast to make the blacks become deeper and more detailed and the whites fuller and more authentic? One of the answers is to use a dynamic iris.
We are going to show you how to choose your perfect BenQ home 4K projector W2700, W1700M, and TK800M from three points: room size, light conditions and viewing content.
BenQ approached sound design from the perspective of an audiophile. Working from the experience of the team that worked on the BenQ treVolo speaker, it chose 2.1 channel sound for its built-in sound system to ensure that it hits highs, mids, and lows with precision, giving all-around full range high-quality sound. For that purpose, BenQ used proprietary, customized speakers, and even housed the woofer and tweeter in separate speaker cabinets.
How do you choose the right screen without breaking the bank? Let's discuss the three main aspects of screens: material, size, and style. We’ll then cover how to choose the best one for your room and projector.
Does your workplace have a huddle room?Huddle rooms provide private, compact spaces that are ideal for letting small teams discuss and collaborate. Research also shows that huddle rooms are highly productive spaces.
Creative offices with walls painted colors other than white enjoy high fidelity projector experiences thanks to BenQ Wall Color Mode auto color adjustment even without a dedicated screen
A movie-watching projector that is easy to move from room to room and quick to setup, is very versatile and can be used in many scenarios. This article explains it in more details.
One very different aspect from professional monitor monitors, like BenQ PhotoVue Photographer Monitor SW series and DesignVue Designer Monitor PD series, than other consumer monitors is that every professional monitor comes with a factory calibration report.
Our AQCOLOR PD series monitors such as the PD2720U represent the pride that BenQ puts into crafting some of the most advanced and beautiful monitors for designers. As the end-users, designers have both the need for high-performance devices as well as an elevated aesthetic sense. DesignVue monitors deliver on both fronts notably well.
BenQ’s new keypad design is ergonomically pleasing and allows easy operation of our projectors. Our design philosophy leads us to create products that are beautiful, intuitive and easy to use.
Color temperature is what color will appear when it’s measured at a certain temperature using the Kelvin scale. Because the color temperature is related to the color rendition of a monitor, it will dramatically affect how the color is perceived.
Choosing the right projection screen is the first step to getting the most enjoyment from your home entertainment system. This article will introduce various types of traditional projection screens as well as explain light rejecting screens.
HDRi, BenQ proprietary HDR technology, is to enhance the existent HDR effect by fine-tuning the settings so that the viewer can get the best results. To game or to cinema, a corresponding HDRi mode will offer you an elevated HDR effect and thus an unsurpassable immersion.
Gamma can be described as how smoothly black transitions to white on a digital display. It is often associated with a number like 2.2 or 2.4, and this number represents the curvature of the curve from black to white, or from white to black.
Multi-monitor setups have become a key asset in the quest to improve workplace productivity. Workers are able to focus on more tasks at a time, make fewer mistakes, and have improved focus. But with a larger work area, what is the best way to ensure proper lighting?
Integrated 2.1 channel sound with a subwoofer lets you experience monitor audio on a new level. Hear what you've been missing.
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.
Screen reading is very popular at present, we really need a desk lamp that is tailor-made for this trend. So, what kind of desk lamp should be a good computer monitor light?
If you need to buy a desk lamp, get an LED one. But why? This article tells you how LED lamps can make your eyes more comfortable.
4K projector could be an excellent gift option for the holidays in 2019 for four reasons.
Illuminance, adjustable arms and color temperature, and desk size are 3 key features to look into when buying the best LED desk lamp
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.
Color gamut is defined as the range if colors which a particular device could produce or record. It is usually shown by an enclosed area of the primary colors of the device on the chrimaticity diagram.
The illumination of a study room at home should reach 750~1000 Lux to fulfill the suitability for writing and reading activities.
A home projector allows you to have the ultimate movie watching experience at home. Besides watching movies, projectors have many other creative applications thanks to their portability and compatibility with myriads of devices.
AQCOLOR Technology is a propietary technology developed by BenQ to deliver accurate colors from professional monitors to respective users. "Colors You Can Trust" is the major benefit that BenQ would like users to experience from the products.
Choosing the right 4K projector depends on your specific needs. Do you need flexibility for installation or to use it in a bright room. How big can the image be in a small room? Read on to choose the best BenQ 4K projector for your needs.
Do you need a 4K monitor? Creatives, gamers, and video streamers definitely benefit. Read on to see if you will.
BenQ 1080p projector W2000 is the best Full-HD projector with vivid 100% Rec. 709 color space, easy installation, short throw, and the best for console gaming.
Light up your get together, work and play spaces, or wherever you go with BenQ GV1 ultraportable battery projector. Simply designed for totally wire-free fun, GV1 instantly streams movies, videos, music and more with latest WiFi, Bluetooth, and USB-CTM connectivity. We prepare GV1 how to videos to guide you how to use step by step.
When you're a programmer or web developer you live in a vertical world. Find the benefits of going vertical.
Have you ever found that your printed photos do not look the same as on the screen even with a calibrated monitor? That is because brightness affects how colors appear on your screen and calibrating your monitor for accuracy is only half the task.
4K has been around for enough years to be mainstream technology by now. You can easily find 4K content on streaming platforms, UHD Blu-ray discs, and even on YouTube. So, what about 4K gaming?. Is it worth buying a 4K monitor for console gaming? How big should a 4K monitor be for console gaming?
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.
Have you ever connected an external monitor to your Mac only to find colors do not look the same? Color scientists at BenQ have fine-tuned a color mode in the latest DesignVue and PhotoVue monitors designed to minimize the visual differences between your Mac and the external display.
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?
BenQ DesignVue and PhotoVue monitors offer integrated color correction and BenQ-exclusive AQCOLOR technology to guarantee superior fidelity in color accuracy, including tested quality in achieving Pantone Matching System colors.
Wireless presentation systems can vary. In this article we compare using Miracast with BenQ's InstaShow for a wireless presentation system.
Jake Pollock is a four-time winner of the Best Cinematographer award at the Asia-Pacific Film Festival, Asian Film Awards, Hong Kong Film Awards and the Taipei Film Festival. It’s fair to say he knows a thing or two about color.
From the casual user to the creative professional to the top eSports gamers in the land, BenQ has a monitor for you.
A good display is crucial for workflow. Explore the SW series from BenQ and why they are some of the best value on the market.
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.
How BenQ's DLP light engine comes together to produce some of the most accurate color in the industry.
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.
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?
Color and science intersect to create mood and feelings in everything we watch. Learn how BenQ studied, refined, and created a color system to recreate this experience at home.
Wide Color Gamut and Adobe RGB and Rec. 709.. What does it all mean?
HBO's Game of Thrones sets new standards in color grading and storytelling.
Choosing the right monitor is critical when precise display performance is required to produce perfect creative work. In order to create output exactly the same as what’s displayed on the screen, the monitor’s most important characteristic is accurate color performance.
How Damien Chazelle uses color to push the story forward in the award-winning film La La Land.
Are your devices impacting your sleep? Absolutely. Dr Patel explains.
How rest, nutrition, and technology work together for better eye health.
Some PC games are played better with a controller. Follow these simple steps to connect your PS4 controller to a PC using Bluetooth.
Why is it important for professionals to use monitors verified by industry authorities in color and calibration?
The evolution of 4K from Black and White TV to HDR wide color gamut. What qualifies as high definition or UHD?
A dive into 4K UHD technology and how BenQ 4K projectors achieve high resolution, high brightness output.
Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C often create confusion among end users. So what are the differences between these two technologies and should you care?
BenQ Color Weakness Mode customized for the color weak to offer them with an easier view by enhancing color tones and tuning the color filters based on face-to-face interviews with the users
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? 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.
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!
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.
We explain the differences between TVs and monitors for gaming. Find out the pros and cons of using a 4K monitor and why it might be a better choice than a TV.
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.
Photographic editing is better done in the digital darkroom: the ambient light levels ranging from 4-16 lux and artificial light with 5000 Kelvin.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?"
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?
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.
Mark Wood’s pro tips for using BenQ color accurate displays with OSD to effectively switch between sRGB and Adobe RGB color modes
Infographic of how photographers and designers incorporate with workflow of color management to preserve color accuracy
How should photographers choose a monitor that can fulfill their demands for photo editing and printing?
The buyer’s guide to show the tips of choosing the right monitor for photo editing that can provide wide color space and color accuracy
BenQ Ambassador Mark Wood on pro tips of using BenQ color critical display to switch betweem AdobeRGB and sRGB color space for accurate color
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.
The introduction of the process of soft proofing in Lightroom with calibrated photographer monitors and ICC profiles to get prints of great colors
Ultimate Giant Screen Cinema Enjoyment in Compact Spaces 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.
Soft proofing is the solution for perfect prints and a calibrated monitor and downloaded ICC profiles before the process to get accurate color prints
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…
The introduction of the process of soft proofing in Photoshop and FAQ to make your prints look consistent and perfect as they are displayed on monitors
UK commercial photographer Mark Wood demonstrates the importance of color accuracy, the tips and techniques for printmaking in photography
How to keep the color consistent from the source to the rest with the workflow of color management for image enhancement and color reproduction
Color management can achieve the goal to reproduce a consistent color appearance across different monitor devices for photographers
Color management guide from Mark Wood about the definition, principle and truth of color management and how to maintain color consistency
Three keys to maintain color consistency on different photography monitors: color balance preference, color mixing and mass production
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
Colorchecker and Delta E can help measure color and define color difference to define color accuracy on a photographer monitor
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.
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.
What do you need in a gaming monitor? We cover resolution, refresh, panel type, and the benefits of BenQ
Photographer Mark Wood talks about color perception and tips for viewing photos in a variety of coloured mounts on Photoshop
Accurate colors create spectacular impressions. Color performance is among the most important key characteristics when choosing a home theater projector.
Small Bluetooth speakers try to compensate for their small size by boosting the low frequencies which can lead to an uncomfortable listening experience and an inaccurate muffled sound.
Trying to find ways to solve gaming-related issues like eye discomfort and strain? Improve your setup with the BenQ ScreenBar LED gaming lamp - a monitor light that gives you adjustable lighting for the perfect atmosphere.
Learn why a 4K projector is the only way to properly simulate your favorite course. From the way the flag is blowing to how the green lies, every detail matters.
Feeling eye strain during your creation of music? BenQ PianoLight with ultra-wide lighting, auto-dimming and color temperature is the piano lamp that accompanies you on your music journey.
How throw ratio, resolution, brightness, and light source impact the cost of your golf simulator projector and your different options depending on your budget
What to look for in a projector when choosing the perfect one for your golf simulator
Learn about the best projector to use with Optishot for any budget
The best projector for SkyTrak Golf Simulators for any budget
Read about different options for mounting your projector for your garage golf simulator