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The right settings boost gaming enjoyment. Color Shuttle lets you quickly apply, save, and share color profiles on your MOBIUZ monitor.
Boasting more than two decades of expertise in the realm of art, Danica Novgorodoff stands out as an acclaimed artist, writer, and graphic novelist, renowned for her enthralling graphic novels and captivating children's books.
As a former software engineer contracted with NASA, Joseph Cirillo has dedicated the past five and a half years to supporting the EXO Mars Rover project, which is the next rover going to Mars. Now, he is a content creator with 339K TikTok followers, 102K Instagram followers, and 85K YouTube subscribers. On his channels, Joseph produces captivating content across various topics, including tech, product introductions, testing, desk setups, and more. You can also find him on Twitch streaming his favorite games.
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.
For professional videographers, photographers, and 3D render work Thunderbolt connectivity makes sense. A Thunderbolt professional monitor fits right in.
Choosing between a 4K or 1080p webcam can be difficult. Check out our guide for an overview of the resolution differences, compatibility, price, and more!
Optical zoom physically magnifies the image using the lens, while digital zoom enlarges the image digitally by cropping and magnifying a portion of the original frame.
BenQ ideaCam is a multimode webcam designed to meet diverse needs through multiple shooting modes: Portrait, Deskview, Handheld, and Macro. Let’s see how it differs from a standard webcam.
Calling all creators! Are you ready to join the world of live streaming on Twitch but have no idea where to start? We've got you covered with this beginner's guide.
During the day, Scott Hanselman works as a program manager at Microsoft, where he manages the community of the developer division. On his off time, Scott is a person of the internet. For the past 20 years, he’s shared his expert knowledge in software engineering and life experiences on his blog or podcast. Before Microsoft, Scott was an adjunct professor at the Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT), which is also where he was issued a Professional Achievement Award.
BenQ-designed "Eye-CareU" is a software that includes smart timers, caring modes and even a distance reminder to protect, comfort, and enhance your vision.
Learn how Giancarlo Pawelec uses BenQ PD3205UA 4K monitor in his studio! Giancarlo is a Toronto-based photographer with a diverse background in the arts and has become an expert in his field over the years.
We have a comprehensive guide to what you need for the best bedroom ceiling projection experience. Real relaxation demands careful planning, so take a look.
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.
Imagine a workspace that empowers you to create stunning visuals with ease, comfort, and efficiency. Whether you're a seasoned editor or just starting out, this article will guide you to the ultimate video editing setup. From an adjustable standing desk that keeps you alert and focused to LED lighting that illuminates your shots to ergonomic chairs that support your every move, we'll show you how to upgrade your workspace with the best tools for the job. Get ready to experience a new level of creativity and productivity.
Born in Taiwan, Erh-Hsiung Chow went to the United States to pursue a master's degree in electrical engineering at UC Santa Barbara. After graduation, he went straight to San Jose to look for a job and stayed there for about 40 years now. For the past 15 years, Erh-Hsiung works at Apple as a senior hardware engineer. During his time at Apple, he’s been a part of the iMac® system and iPhone® hardware team to help create the next generation products.
If you’re looking to get your first home movie projector and are undecided between the BenQ GP500 and Nebula Cosmos Laser 4K, we have the ultimate comparison guide.
In this article, we will explore three scenarios that demonstrate how BenQ demonstration webcam can help product teams collaborate more smoothly, regardless of the roles involved.
Get the visuals you want on a MOBIUZ gaming monitors in just 5 minutes! This article provides tips on adjusting monitor settings to meet gamers expectations.
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.
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.
There are standards in the industry that set the bar for performance. There are a lot of manufacturers out there with their own unique buzz words to describe what’s unique about their products. BenQ is on the leading edge of emerging imaging technology.
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.
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.
SW321C offers an all-round solution for photo and video. That saves professionals considerable cost as one monitor serves both needs.
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.
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.
Colorchecker and Delta E can help measure color and define color difference to define color accuracy on a photographer monitor
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.
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 with the workflow of color management for image enhancement and color reproduction
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn the top three benefits of having a USB-C and Thunderbolt3 monitors to improve the way you work.
Explore the possibilities and benefits that portable projectors can bring to your classroom! Thanks to its compact design, you can use it for all K-12 grade levels. Enhance the education experience with a BenQ projector.
Color Vibrance boosts gaming by way of augmented customization. Gamers can go beyond rigid definitions with an impressive 20 color temperature gradations.
AI can inspire creativity in industrial design. Here are 4 AI tools, BenQ ideaCam and beCreatus Dock that spark your creativity & collaborate more effectively.
BenQ exclusive Screen-to-Print Solution provides users the perfect retouching experience, especially in the soft-proofing and final outputs stage.
Projectors can work for daytime outdoor viewing if you have enough brightness and know how to optimize the experience.
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!
Does my BenQ monitor connect to Mac M/M2? Why is my monitor locked at 4K 30Hz with Apple M1/M2?
Bring your summer activities to the next level with BenQ GS50 portable outdoor projector! Figure out how to bring the music with Bluetooth mode, how to play games thanks to the low input lag, and more. Read more to find out.
We take a look at the eight essentials of creating your own gaming room, gaming bedroom, or “man cave” as it was once known. From lighting to seating and personalization, we provide a few ideas to help you elevate your gaming ambience.
To determine how bright of projector you need, what you should know is about throw distance and ambient lighting. This article will let you understand the relationships between ANSI lumen brightness, projection distance, image size, lighting, and color.
Based in Hertfordshire, UK, Simon Turnbull is a landscape photographer who creates inspiring and thoughtful images of intimate landscapes, nature, and travel scenes. He was the “Your View” category winner of Landscape Photographer of the Year in 2022 and was awarded Top 101 in International Landscape Photographer of the Year 2021. Continue reading as Simon shares his experience as a landscape photographer and life philosophy.
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.
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.
Our bodies have a natural 24-hour internal clock known as the circadian rhythm, which controls our sleep and wake cycles. This rhythm is influenced by light, which is where circadian lighting comes into play. Circadian lighting is designed to have a biological impact on our circadian system, helping to minimize the effects of electric light on our natural rhythms.
It's a common scenario for many of us, especially in the current work-from-home situation. The lack of separation between work and home life, the difficulty of disconnecting from work, and the lack of social interaction can all contribute to work-from-home fatigue. But don't let this scenario get the best of you! Here's how you can beat this fatigue and get back to being productive
How many lumens does a desk lamp need to provide the perfect amount of light for reading? In this blog post, we'll look at some different desk lamps and discuss their lumen ratings. We'll also explore whether 500 or 1000 lumens are enough for reading or if you might need something with a higher lumen rating for computer work and task lighting.
HDR raises brightness to show more detail, but can wash out bright areas. Yet BenQ HDRi delivers vivid color, improved contrast, and intelligent optimization.
This week's blog post will show you how to optimize your gaming setup with all the essential items you need to take your game to the next level. We've got you covered from desk, monitor and accessories, to a comfortable chair and proper lighting. With the perfect gaming setup, you'll immerse yourself in your favorite games and easily conquer new worlds. Whether battling fantastical behemoths, saving the galaxy from yet another menace, or racing to the finish line, a well-designed gaming station will help you achieve victory every 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...
Confused about webcam specs? Read our article to find the best webcam for virtual meetings. Consider BenQ ideaCam for muti mode.
Wakey, wakey, sleepyheads! As we approach the bi-annual practice of Daylight Savings Time (DST) in March and November, it's time to brace ourselves for some severe sleep disruptions. Sure, we enjoy more sunlight during the day, but did you know DST can negatively impact our sleep? Don't worry. We've got you covered with some tips on mitigating the effects of DST on your sleep quality.
Great news for HDR fans, MOBIUZ gaming monitors added optimized HDRi. Get improved HDRi on select models! we’ll show you how to update your monitor’s firmware!
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.
Choosing between VA, IPS and TN panel types often confuses lots of people. Let’s take a look the differences in speed, color, contrast, and more.
Gaming in 120Hz is one of the main attractions current-gen consoles PS5 and Xbox Series X. But what do you need to game at 120Hz, and is a projector better than a TV for that?
Robin Moffatt, a British developer with a bachelor’s degree in music, has been working with data for over twenty years. He mainly works in the field of developer relations (also known as DevRel, which covers different teams whose responsibility is to create and foster communities of developers). As part of this role creates YouTube videos, speaking at conferences, writing, and publishes blog articles. Now, he is a Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Treeverse. Continue reading as Robin goes in depth of his career journey, work-life balance, and his life philosophy.
Companies like Google and Visa are switching to hybrid work models. Find out the average salary for WFH jobs and set up your ideal workspace with BenQ ideaCam.
Mac M1 and M2 users sometimes encounter image flicker when connecting their Mac device to an external monitor. We offer a handy guide for resolving this issue with a few simple steps.
In this article, we will introduce three keys of BenQ HDR-PRO technology: Optimal HDR Tone Mapping, The Leading Local Contrast Enhancer, and the Introduction of Dynamic Iris and SSI Dimming...
It's a dark and gloomy evening, and you're curled up on the couch in your living room, trying to relax. But the room is dim and dull, and you realize that a floor lamp would be the perfect solution to brighten things up. You want something stylish and functional, something that will add a touch of warmth and personality to your space. You start scrolling through online shopping sites, but with so many options it's tough to know where to start, and this is where we come in! In this post, we'll share some ideas on using floor lamps in your living room to create the perfect atmosphere. We'll also give tips on choosing the best living room floor lamp for your needs and space. So whether you're looking for a modern style, a romantic glow, or extra light for reading, check out our tips!
A guide to explore different types of webcams and leverage key factors like resolution, frame rate, field of view, and autofocus to find the best webcam.
We look at Viva Magenta, the newly-announced Pantone Color of the Year, and explain why this choice matters to professionals. Additionally, we look at why color-accurate monitors matter.
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.
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?
When you decide the time has come to pair your Mac with a monitor, there are important aspects to keep in mind, from size and resolution, to connectivity and ergonomics. We explore further.
In this article, we introduce BenQ monitors with P3 color gamut, Thunderbolt 3, and beautiful industrial design that are the perfect Mac companion.
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.
KVM is a tiny hardware module which allows users to view and control two PCs using one keyboard, and a single mouse to you improve work efficiency.
You know that long hours in front of a computer screen can take a toll on your eyes. The constant glare, flicker, and blue light can cause eye strain, fatigue, and even insomnia. But with the right lighting, you can reduce the strain on your eyes and improve your productivity. That's where our home office lighting guide comes in. We'll take you through the different types of lighting and show you what to look for when setting up your home office. From reducing your exposure to blue light to finding the perfect light sources with a high color rendering index (CRI), our guide will give you all the information you need to create a comfortable and eye-friendly working environment.
Don't let subpar lighting ruin your late-night study sessions! It's crucial to consider the luminosity of your reading light, the focus level, and the distance between your book or tablet and the light. Trust us, you want to avoid straining your eyes with too much light or struggle to see with not enough. So, how many lumens does your desk lamp need for the optimal reading experience? Keep reading to get the lowdown on finding the perfect lighting for your needs. In this post, we'll delve into the different types of lighting and their effects on reading ability. We'll also determine whether 100 lumens are sufficient for studying and general bedroom use, or if a higher lumen rating is necessary for those and other tasks.
If you're reading this, it's probably because you're looking for some tips on how to protect your eyesprecious peepers and keep your vision in top shape. Well, you're in luck! So, is using a desk lamp good for your eyes? The answer is: absolutely! But there are a few things to consider when selecting the best light for your needs. First and foremost, reducing your exposure to blue light is essential, as blue light maywhich can harm your eyes. One way to do this is by taking breaks from screens and using a desk lamp with a high color rendering index (CRI) of at least 80. This will help reduce strain on your eyes and improve the quality of light you're exposed to. Finding the perfect desk lamp for eye protection can be challenging, but with our guide to the best eye-careing options on the market, you'll be able to make an informed decision.
You've just finished setting up your home office, but you must figure out why it just doesn't feel right. Your computer is there, your favorite pens and notebooks are ready to go, and your chair is comfortable enough. But something is off. That's when it hits you: the lighting! Lighting is the unsung hero of any workspace, and if it's not done right, it can cause a whole host of problems, from eye strain and headaches to long-term damage. But don't worry. We're here to help! In this article, we'll share 10 expert tips on home office lighting that will reduce eye strain and create a comfortable, productive, and stylish work environment you'll love spending time in.
Are you among the many people suffering from so-called digital eye strain, also known as computer vision syndrome? If so, you're not alone! Up to 90% of us who spend time staring at screens may experience symptoms of eye strain, such as discomfort and pain. But fear not! Simple adjustments like taking regular breaks from screens and improving your workspace lighting can help to make your eyes feel better in no time.
Find your best gaming monitor for Sony's PlayStation 5. We will tell you all the features that you need to look for. Don't miss any spec that has to be considered.
In late April 2022, Sony finally added VRR or variable refresh rate to PS5. The feature helps improve game performance and prevent screen tearing, and was eagerly awaited.
Learn how to daisy chain monitors using DisplayPort and Thunderbolt in this handy article.
BenQ SW and PD series monitors offer the finest displays for creatives and professionals in numerous fields. We look at the in close detail, and highlight monitors for Mac users.
We help you choose between monitor, gaming TV, regular TV, and gaming projector for your PC and console gaming, covering game types, room sizes, and budget concerns.
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.
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.
A Keyboard-Video-Mouse (KVM) can improve your Work-From-Home setup by allowing you to control two computers with one keyboard and mouse.
The GP500 offers excellent home cinema experiences, while the X3000i has been optimized for current-gen gaming on PS5 and Xbox Series X. Thus, you should consider what’s your main priority: movies and TV, or gaming?
OLED panels have great image quality, yet BenQ OLED monitors have features to extend their lifespan, protect against burn-in, and protect gamers' eyes.
Did you know that different colors of light can have drastically different effects on your brain and eyesight? It's true. Studies have shown that warm white or soft white lights in the 2700K-3000K (Kelvin) range can help reduce eye strain and improve sleep quality, making them the perfect choice for cozy reading nooks and bedroom study sessions. On the other hand, daylight or cool white lights in the 5000K-6500K range can boost alertness and productivity, making them ideal for task lighting in home offices and classrooms. But don't just take our word for it. Numbers don't lie. In a study by the Lighting Research Center, participants who read under warm white LEDs scored an average of 5% higher on reading comprehension tests than those who read under cool white LEDs. That's a significant difference that could mean acing an exam or barely passing.
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.
BenQ has equipped some select BenQ DesignVue monitors with an ergonomic arm, intending to offer productivity, compatibility, and flexibility in one. Check the below reasons to find out how you can benefit from a BenQ Ergo Monitor Arm.
In this article, we'll be discussing how to create a trading workspace that supports your activities and improves your overall experience. By focusing on comfort, productivity, and organization, you can set yourself up for success and avoid scenarios like the one described above.
If you're looking for a way to add extra light to your bedroom without having to deal with overhead fixtures, then floor lamps are a great option. Not only do they provide functional lighting, but they can also be used to add a touch of style to your space. In this post, we'll share some ideas on using floor lamps in your bedroom to create the perfect atmosphere. So whether you're looking for a romantic glow or need some extra light for reading, check out our tips!
Hey there, lamp-seeker! Are you trying to find the perfect spot for a floor lamp in your living room? No problem, we've got you covered with 5 super creative ideas. Whether you're looking to create a cozy reading nook or add some extra light to highlight a sick piece of art, we've got a spot for your floor lamp. And the best part? These bad boys are stylish and don't take up any end table space. So why wait? Start sprucing up your living room with a cool floor lamp today!
The truth is that the claim that a color gamut 125% of Rec. 709/DCI-P3 only means that the overall size of the respective product’s color gamut is over 100% the size of the color gamut, it does not necessarily mean that said color gamut covers 100% of Rec. 709/DCI-P3 plus an additional 25%.
This article explains why voice clarity is important in online language learning, and what are some problems you didn't pay attention to when choosing a speaker.
This article provides the pros and cons in choosing between headphones and speakers as a remote learning audio device to help you decide which one is better in your situation.
This week's blog post details optimal tips for setting up your professional home office. This includes basic essentials like having a desk, a monitor, accessories, a chair, and adequate lighting. Later in the article, we will explore your budget to build a personalized workstation.
Welcome to our guide, where we will take you on a journey into the world of the ultimate digital artist desk setups. We will show you how to create a workspace that not only looks great, but also helps you tap into your artistic flow and unleash your full creative potential. We'll be exploring the importance of space, location, light, and technical accessories, and sharing some of our best tips and tricks for designing a digital artist's paradise.
Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C often create confusion among end users. So what are the differences between these two technologies and should you care?
The BenQ MOBIUZ EX480UZ is a monitor that boasts a stunning 48” OLED panel. This type of technology allows for deeper blacks, vibrant colors, and fast response time.
Video-based sharing is the dominant mode of creative-based collaboration on the internet today. How does one create an efficient three-camera streaming setup without breaking the bank?
Monitors with built-in speakers and microphone that separates noise apart from signal may be the best solution for video conferencing from anywhere you work!
BenQ eye-care monitor featuring coding mode, eye-care technologies, and USB-C compatibility is the best monitor for coding when working from home.
When you're a coder you live in a vertical world. Find the benefits of going vertical.
We had a blast showcasing our latest additions to the gaming and home entertainment industry. We cannot wait for everyone to see how they can game their way with color thanks to our state-of the-art color optimization technology!
Portable projectors for outdoor family use must have features optimized for that kind of use. Mostly that means durability, image quality, and good sound. We compare the BenQ GS50 and XGIMI Halo+ and see which one works better for outdoor family fun.
At BenQ, we strive to provide a fully immersive experience with our gaming projectors. We played “God of War Ragnarök” on our flagship 4K gaming projector, the X3000i.
Salman Chishti currently works as a Product Manager 2 at Microsoft. He is also currently a Microsoft Certified Trainer Regional Lead and previously was a Windows Insider MVP and Microsoft Azure MVP. Continue reading as Salman shares his career as a program manager and philosophy of life.
This week's blog post will outline the importance of having the right items for your home office ideas and list some of the essentials for a remote worker's desk setup. Later in the post, we detail optimizing your home office setup with a monitor, an LED desk lamp, and their accessories. By the end of this post, you'll have all the checklists you need to create a productive work environment.
Are you tired of straining your eyes while working on your computer in poor lighting conditions? It might be time to upgrade your workspace with a monitor light bar or desk lamp. These handy tools provide light to help you see your work more clearly and make your workspace more comfortable and efficient. But with so many options available, it can take time to decide which is right for you. Which choice would be most suitable? That's where we come in! In this article, we'll compare screen bars and desk lamps to help you decide which option is best for your needs. We'll also discuss which works best for you under different scenarios. This will give you insight into their benefits, usage, and product attributes.
We take a quick look at how to set up and enjoy Halo Infinite split screen multiplayer on Xbox Series and Xbox One consoles hooked up to big screen gaming projectors.
Organizing a desk setup can be tricky because there are so many variables. If you need to track what to buy and know how to set up your workspace, you might need help to optimize your productivity and creativity. In this blog post, we'll discuss the importance of having the right items for your workstation and list the essentials for a remote worker's desk setup. We'll also describe ways to organize your desk setup with a laptop and monitor.
Getting the best performance out of your projector’s speakers involves synthesizing different aspects of the projector’s entire design, not just adding a brand name speaker...
As the world-leading human technology and solutions provider, we aim to elevate the gaming industry with state-of-the-art color optimization technology. Explore the latest gaming monitors and projectors for an immersive experience.
We look at two popular portable projectors with the specific intent of getting the best ceiling projection experience. Our contestants are BenQ GV30 and XGIMI MOGO Pro.
Creatives can be tough to buy gifts for and if you’re a creator, then you know. We recommend shopping for a Mac® compatible monitor to give the best gift any creator can ask for!
We look at what kind of screen you should get for your outdoor portable projector, and why screens are needed in the first place. Read on to learn which screen is best for your outdoors entertainment.
You want to create the ultimate gaming room with the BenQ gaming projector, a huge screen, and ceiling mounting. We have the lowdown on how to do it, hassle-free. Join us for this guide.
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.
BenQ AQCOLOR ambassador RC has been a photographer, writer, and educator for a long time, and focuses on the software and engineering side of graphics.
BenQ ambassador Amy Toensing discusses photography as a language and the importance of color accuracy for its authenticity.
You want to create the ultimate gaming room with the BenQ gaming projector, a huge screen, and ceiling mounting. We have the lowdown on how to do it, hassle-free. Join us for this guide.
In this article we’ll examine how specific colors affect our sleep differently. We'll also look at what's considered one of the most effective types of light in encouraging sleep. Ready to get started? Actually, having too much white and blue light in your bedroom is bad for your health. According to a new study, blue light has the most significant impact on mood, followed by white light. If the lights you use are blue or white, your room will light up with energy, and you likely won’t feel peaceful before sleep.
Contrary to popular belief, you can game on a PS5 with ultrawide monitors. We gave the setup a trial run with COD Black Ops Cold War and liked the results quite a bit.
Gaming projectors have come a long way and now offer incredible big screen experiences for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S. We provide a guide for getting the best gaming projector in 2022.
We put the Samsung Freestyle, BenQ GS50, and Anker Nebula Mars 2 Pro head to head, comparing them as portable projectors for outdoors use in movies, gaming, and more.
The M1 and M2 processors in Macs represent the future of the favorite platform of many creative professionals. Therefore, compatibility with their preferred brand of designer and photographer monitors, our AQCOLOR DesignVue and PhotoVue, is paramount.
People have been asking if a 240Hz monitor is good for gaming, and we’re here to tell you that the answer is a big yes. Especially if you choose a good IPS 240Hz monitor with added features.
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?
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
Why are gaming monitors better than regular monitors? What’s the difference between them? There’s a lot to cover here and we show you why you need a good gaming monitor right now.
Figuring out how to connect each type of sound system to your gaming console such as PS5 or Xbox Series and your projector for a truly immersive gaming experience? This article will detail how to connect the main components in various audio setups.
Read on for 5 tips that will help you beat eye discomfort caused by using a monitor for prolonged periods.
Get a souls-like adventure and find the monitor cut out for the genre and display features which make your RPG games the most authentic and immersive.
Become an adventurous cat on a quest to reunite with family thanks to Stray, available now on PS5, PS4 Pro, PS4, and PC. We played it and have thoughts to share about this cool game.
Building a true 4K home cinema system to enjoy 4K Blu-ray movies, you need to know 4K DLP resolution technology first, but also its surrounding spec like HDMI, HDCP to reproduce more pixels and more vivid picture contents on the projection image.
Find a great monitor for your Xbox Series X and perhaps also PS5 in our quick guide. We cover all the main features you need, like refresh rate, resolution, FreeSync/VRR, and HDMI 2.1.
We look at the different types of HDMI cables that are best for connecting base PlayStation and Xbox, offering a guideline to connect with gaming projectors for 1080p 120Hz and 4K 60Hz with HDR.
Gaming projectors like the BenQ X3000i are amazing TV replacement projectors thanks to low input lag, superb colors, and high brightness. The X3000i is just as good for PS5 and Xbox gaming as it is for 4K HDR Blu-rays and streaming 4K content, with twice the screen of a typical TV.
The lamp, LED, and laser light source of the projector has their own pros and cons. This article will help break down the advantages and disadvantages of each.
What should check for when purchasing a portable projector to make sure that it has quality audio? This article will help guide you by outlining the elements…
Looking for your first gaming projector? Congratulations! Let’s help you find the right gaming projector that fits your needs and budget.
If you’re looking for a true portable projector, you may be interested in this comparison of the BenQ GV30 as a Samsung Freestyle alternative as we evaluate the main features of both.
PS5 and Xbox Series X/S console work great with new gaming projectors that offer low input lag, up to 4K resolution, real HDR, and all the smart features you expect. TVs, move aside.
Thanks to the increasing availability of HDMI 2.1, new 4K 144Hz gaming monitors are getting to be in demand. But there’s a lot to consider when purchasing one of these premium displays.
We will tell you which monitor combination spec is the HDMI version required. And the type of console support device
Vampire the Masquerade: Swansong comes out May 19, 2022. It’s a story-rich, character-focused RPG that will benefit greatly from a display with good HDR, contrast, and brightness.
Good gaming projectors arrive with great image calibration out of the box to enable the best gaming experiences with PS5 and Xbox Series, but here’s a good to help just in case.
The idea of a gaming room bolsters your gaming experience with a 100"+ screen. This article will provide you with some of the main things you should take note of…
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.
Curved monitors are easier on eyes and provide a better, more comfortable viewing experience with certain gaming advantages for those that favor simulation titles.
When comparing curved vs flat monitors, the main point of curved monitors is to better accommodate the natural depth that human eyesight has
Presenting a full guide to buying a gaming monitor in 2022 for your PC and consoles. Help is at hand, covering everything from resolution to refresh rate, response time, and panel type.
Gaming projectors Short throw power big-screen gaming and viewing from up close, typically under 3 meters. And the TK700STi does it with low input lag for 4K 60Hz and no messy setup.
Choosing the right projection screen is the first step to getting the most enjoyment from your home entertainment system. This article will explain light rejecting screens and the two types of ambient light rejecting screens, the ALR and CLR.
Once you’ve made the decision to build a dedicated gaming cave/room, or searching for gaming bedroom ideas with a gaming projector, read through the following sections which will help guide you through each of these kinds of considerations…
With PS5 and Xbox Series games at 4K 60Hz now considered standard, is 1080p still worth it for gaming? How do 4K and 1080p compare on projectors? Take a look and choose the best for you.
We compared the BenQ GV30 portable projector to the Anker Nebula Capsule II. Both work for ceiling projection in bedrooms, but which one takes the crown for movies and TV?
GTA V was remastered by Rockstar for PS5 and Xbox Series consoles, with great results. You get 4K, 60Hz, ray tracing, extra fast loading times, and the most realistic version of Lost Santos yet.
First person supernatural title Ghostwire: Tokyo is now available on PC and PS5. With the right monitor or projector, the game’s version of Shibuya shines with gorgeous ray tracing.
Curved monitors with 1000R curvature offer the best fit for human field of view and depth perception. They’re equally excellent for immersive gaming as well as productivity and work
Get an authentic racing game and find the monitor cut out for the genre and display features which make your racing games the most authentic and immersive.
Nintendo Switch exclusive Kirby and the Forgotten Land is the first 3D adventure for the lovable pink blob, and goes very well with gaming-friendly portable projectors like the BenQ GS50.
Classic wuxia film A Touch of Zen deserves to be seen by as many people as possible, and the excellent Blu-ray disc version offers a better option than streaming if you can get your hands on it. Directed by King Hu and released in 1971, A Touch of Zen is a timeless classic.
We take a look at Polyphony Digital’s Gran Turismo 7 on PS5 as the flagship racing series on Sony consoles makes a much-awaited comeback.
Gaming projectors now offer 1080p 120Hz and 4K 60Hz with minimal input lag. High refresh rates and huge screens make projectors a very attractive choice for console and PC gamers.
New gen gaming projectors deliver dedicated, rich gaming experiences on displays twice bigger than anything TVs manage without sacrificing response and while offering 120Hz, 4K, and more.
New 4K gaming projectors are very competitive compared to large screen TVs, offering big displays for more affordable prices alongside low input lag and every feature you need to enjoy your PS5 or Xbox Series X.
Horizon Forbidden West and Elden Ring release within one week of each other this February, and are two huge games that require proper 4K 60Hz gaming monitors and projectors to enjoy.
Do you need a 4K monitor? Creatives, gamers, and video streamers definitely benefit. Read on to see if you will.
What is ARC and eARC? How are they same or different and which is better? With the ARC/eARC audio feature, follow 4 easy steps to connect your projector or TV to a soundbar or AV receiver using only HDMI cables, and enjoy immersive multi-dimensional audio enhancement in your home theater.
In an update to our article about Dune 2021, we look at the recently released 4K HDR Blu-ray disc version and realize that this is the real way to enjoy such a beautiful and nuanced movie.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction from Ubisoft delivers co-op first person shooter action with a sci-fi flavor in a very similar vein to Rainbow Six Siege, and we’ve played it on console and PC.
Dying Light 2 Stay Human from Techland is finally here, and BenQ MOBIUZ has a special edition EX3210R curved gaming monitor to mark the occasion, including a free download of the game.
One of the biggest hits of 2018, God of War comes to PC after being ported over from PS4. This version runs great in 4K, with high refresh rate, ultrawide, and HDR support that are admirable.
High brightness is NOT the only thing to consider when purchasing a projector. To make the right choice, you need to account for the enviroment & overall setup because not all rooms or spaces are the same…
We love the new Nintendo Switch OLED screen, but of course the console was primarily meant for portable use. For docked viewing, we recommend smaller displays, like 25” gaming monitors.
Use your BenQ AI mic in a perfect way by knowing how to select AI mic signal, to judge you mic status, to determine mic’s pickup mode, and your mic status.
The Expanse is one of the most realistic and detailed science fiction projects on TV or film. On Prime Video for its final three seasons in 4K HDR, The Expanse wraps up in mid-January 2022 and will be greatly missed. Read for more about why we love this show so much.
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.
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.
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.
Mini portable ceiling 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 performance.
Expert photographer and BenQ ambassador Nicole Francine Holmes was part of the development of Forza Horizon 5 from Playground Games, delivering realistic photographic assets for game graphics.
Halo Infinite on Xbox Series X/S and Windows PC is one of the biggest holiday 2021 gaming releases. With dedicated graphics modes, it’s perfect for gaming monitors and projectors.
Call of Duty Vanguard by Sledgehammer Games brings the series back to WWII. We recommend monitors and projectors that help it shine, having played it on Xbox Series X and PC in 120Hz.
Gift trends for the holiday 2021 are shaped by a year full of challenges. With more people staying home, a portable projector makes for a wonderful present.
From portable projectors to air purifiers and smart mugs that talk to your phone, winter 2021 brings with it a slew of very cool tech. We look at the trending devices of the season and what makes them so great.
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.
We have a new movie and TV show recommendation main page you may want to check out, especially if you enjoy 4K HDR content and big screen home cinema projectors. Take a look, you may find some great suggestions for your next viewing session.
Want to get rid of gaming-related issues like eye strain and dark environment? Improve your gaming setup with the BenQ ScreenBar LED gaming lamp - a monitor light that gives you adjustable lighting for the perfect atmosphere.
We recommend one of the most overlooked shows on any streaming service, the excellent Goliath on Prime Video. Not only do its four seasons tells distinct and interesting stories, but its spectacular 4K visuals are something to behold.
Windows 11 finally gets HDR right with improved brightness control and good color balance. Good news for gamers, movie fans, and TV streaming buffs on monitors and projectors.
Portable and feature-loaded projectors like the BenQ GV30 offer many ways to make family and friends gatherings better, from sharing photos to gaming and movie watching, all on the big screen.
MOBIUZ gaming monitors feature everything you need to get ready for Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six Extraction and succeed in the upcoming sci fi co-op shooter releasing in January.
Auto HDR and FPS Boost are two Xbox Series X/S features that help enhance original Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox One games when running in backward compatibility on the newer consoles.
If you are looking for a gaming microphone and find it hard to figure out where to place your standalone mic, then a built-in AI mic perfectly fits your needs.
HDMI2.1 allows you to enjoy higher resolutions and high refresh rates, including native 4K at 120Hz or 8K at 60Hz on PS5
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.
Dual 16:9 gaming monitors or a single 21:9 ultrawide gaming monitor. A question many ask themselves when trying to get more display space for gaming. We provide answers.
One of the biggest movies of recent years, Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, or Dune 2021 as we like to call it, is certainly a looker. Stunning cinematography and effects create an experience that begs to be enjoyed in full 4K HDR glory on as big a screen as you can find. We do have some thoughts on this movie as Dune fans, so tune in if you have a few minutes.
The gorgeous Forza Horizon 5 open world racing game runs great on Xbox consoles and PC, and looks fantastic on both gaming projectors and various gaming monitors. Find out more.
Anyone looking for games to help them get in the spirit of Halloween is welcome to take a glance at more game recommendations, once more both gaming monitors and projectors.
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.
It’s Halloween again and we’ve been in the mood for haunted car movies. If you have a home cinema setup, here are the two arguably best-possessed automobile pictures ever made, with The Car from 1977 and Christine from 1983.
Take a look at a handy guide to the relationship between projectors, projection size, brightness, and all-important ambient lighting in different situations. Essential for viewing enjoyment!
There’s no better weapon against the horrors of Halloween than a great gaming monitor or projector as you battle against reluctantly needing to stop playing the best games of the season.
Portable projectors make Halloween creepier than ever thanks to the magic of digital decorations that are easy to put up and very effective at making everyone laugh or scream.
If you’re weighing the pros and cons of a projector versus a TV for 4K movies and digital content streaming, we have a few points we’d like to highlight. Projectors win hands down in cost per inch, offering massive screen for less money, with more viewing comfort. Read on to learn more.
Want to play Deathloop on PS5 or PC but need a new display? We have gaming monitor and projector recommendations to help you make the most of every day with Colt!
Drive by Nicolas Winding Refn released in 2011, starring Ryan Gosling as well as Carey Mulligan and Oscar Isaac. This car action thriller is simply one of the best movies ever, and a must-watch.
Diablo II Resurrection and Kena: Bridge of Spirits released very close to each other, and while they look different, they both need a great gaming monitor or projector to enjoy fully
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?
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.
We offer a quick gaming projector buying guide that shows you amazing experiences await. With 4K 60Hz or 1080p 120Hz on to 200”, console and PC gaming becomes larger than life.
Ponyo from Studio Ghibli is one of the most successful animated movies of all time, and the Blu-ray looks spectacular on home and portable projectors. Get the kids and prepare for enjoyment.
Dedicated 24P filmmaker mode on good home cinema projectors helps you enjoy movies and TV shows as they were intended to be viewed, without the soap opera effect to distract you.
A portable projector adds fun to almost any family, friend, or couple’s event. Choose the solution that has the versatility, durability, and performance for your style of usage.
Company outings and retreats help team building and boost morale. They’re great for everyone and once more popular, so pack your portable projector and prepare for an adventure.
Far Cry 6 from Ubisoft isn’t just one of the biggest games of 2021, it’s also a very PC-centric release. With support for high refresh rates and ultrawide resolutions, it may be time for a new gaming monitor or projector.
What is the difference between the various lumens units, such as ANSI lumen and LED lumen, or even light output brightness? How does each of these units stack up against each other, and is there a preferred unit to use?
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 lumens units, such as ANSI lumen and LED lumen, and light source brightness.
Color, resolution, contrast, brightness, ambient light, connectivity and even room size among the key points to look into and consider when buying a home theatre projector.
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.
Fans of suspense, the supernatural, and pseudo-post apocalyptic settings will love Katla. It helps that this Netflix show offers gorgeous 4K HDR to make your home cinema projector smile with joy.
Connecting dual 165Hz 1080p gaming monitors via DisplayPort is pretty simple, and we look at what you need, including graphics card requirements.
The best projectors for kids combine excellent visual and auditory performance with parental control features, durability, and a big emphasis on safety.
Steam Deck has taken the world by storm, offering a sleek portable gaming PC that just so happens to connect easily with external devices like new-gen, low lag gaming projectors
Despite seemingly modest specs, the Xbox Series S with its sleek design runs games in a way that’s perfect for 25” and 27” 165Hz PC gaming monitors
Portable projectors need to include good sound from integrated speakers because that’s the whole idea behind portability.
Engineers, architects, and designers need an AutoCAD monitor that provides crisp detail, precise color, and user-focused technology. BenQ designer monitors (PD) are the right AutoCAD monitors for you.
Find out why Low Blue Light technology can help avoid digital eye strain and offer vivid images on your external display for prolonged use.
Steam Deck from Valve is a portable PC that works great with external gaming monitors. The best options are 1080p 144Hz and 165Hz displays, including ultrawide!
If you’re looking to spruce up your campsite movie night setup, a good portable projector can make a huge difference. You just need to look for the right one, so here’s a handy quick guide.
The second half of July gives gamers The Ascent, F1 2021, and Chernobylite. All three are great on 165Hz gaming monitors or ultrawide gaming monitors. So many choices!
FIFA 21 plays great on lovely IPS panels with 165Hz and 1ms MPRT, whether for PC, Xbox Series X, or PS5. Plus, the BenQ MOBIUZ European Cup is back, sporting FIFA 21 action and prizes
Black Summer on Netflix is in its second season, and improves on the first outing with brilliant characters, amazing photography, and a totally unexpected take on the zombie end times.
The best way to play NASCAR Heat 5 is on a curved gaming monitor like the BenQ MOBIUZ EX3415R as part of a full sim racing setup. The official NASCAR video game never looked better.
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.
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.
Gaming projectors with smart features and super low latency that deliver 1080p 120Hz were made for game streaming services, offering the experience uncut on massive screen sizes.
New gaming monitors often ship now with 165Hz panels, which is a great new sweet spot for 1080p gaming, especially if you’re into competitive multiplayer.
Gaming monitors set to 165Hz offer a slight refresh rate increase compared to 144Hz monitors, without breaking the bank or demanding too much from your GPU. They’re solid options.
Summer has arrived and it’s time for backyard birthday parties. We offer five great activity ideas for kids and adults to help make the special day more fun and memorable.
Game of Thrones: The Complete Collection from HBO is presented in 4K HDR with Dolby Atmos and is a superb Blu-ray release that fans of the show and everyone else that’s interested should not miss.
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.
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.
Portable digital projectors do a lot more than show movies and games. They’re great for art projects whenever you want to work on a truly large screen that’s impossible with other devices
Groups of Friends fans would be well-served by gathering around a big screen and a projector to get the most out of the Reunion experience, which is presented in regular, no-frills 1080p
With 100” 4K and short throw, laser projectors deliver a superb screenless TV alternative. We highlight the main reasons why you should consider one for your next entertainment center
List of color calibration tools, like Calibrite, X-rite and Datacolor Spyder, that work with BenQ's SW Photography monitors.
Monitor panel bit color depth may seem confusing, but this article will help simplify the pro's and con's of 10-bit vs 8-bit + Frame Rate Control (FRC).
Learn the story behind the AQCOLOR brand. A dedicated team of color experts, experienced engineers, and creatives professionals are the soul behind the best color-accurate monitor brand. AQCOLOR is more than just technical advancement, it's the people.
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 a perfect combination.
When choosing a portable projector, there’s a lot more to keep in mind than just a compact and light design. We present the ultimate 2021 guide for portable projector shopping, highlighting lots of interesting points that people often overlook, like brightness, battery life, durability, and smart features. Take a look.
Want to improve your desk setup? Impress the community with your setup with BenQ ScreenBar LED lamp - a monitor light that helps you clear the clutter and gives you adjustable lighting.
Before you decided to purchase a laser TV, there are some important pieces of knowledge you need to know regarding the planning and installation of a laser TV. In this article we’ve compiled some key pointers
Mass Effect Legendary Edition from BioWare and EA now supports 4K, 120Hz, and ultrawide on PC and Xbox Series X. Time to rediscover these classic action RPG sci fi titles
The evolution of 4K from Black and White TV to HDR wide color gamut. What qualifies as high definition or UHD?
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.
A dive into 4K UHD technology and how BenQ 4K projectors achieve high resolution, high brightness output.
Why does color affect us? What effects can it have on our bodies and minds?
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.
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?
New gaming projectors from BenQ offer a fast and glorious big screen way to play FIFA and other sporting titles, made even better with dedicated Sports Game Mode optimization.
Kids today know tech very well, but usually use it indoors. Prepare to get active as we share five ways technology makes spending time outdoors more fun and rewarding for the whole family
4K Resolution is an 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.
With football/soccer coming back in 2021 in a big way, it’s time to enjoy the action on a big screen. Whether following your team or gaming in FIFA/PES, a sports projector with up to 4K and the majesty of 120” screens is something to behold. Far more impressive than TVs and just as responsive, modern sports and gaming projectors offer remarkable big screen experiences that do justice to the most popular sport in the world.
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.
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
If you’re looking for great 4K action flicks, try Atomic Blonde with Charlize Theron. A beautiful movie with great music and amazing fight sequences, it’s a gem waiting for more attention.
With an open world, bigger groups of enemies, and lovely graphics, Resident Evil Village makes a strong case for playing on a curved ultrawide gaming monitor
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.
You may need to give the idea of a dual monitor setup a second thought: multitaksing, desk space, and also right ports on the monitor.
When assembling a racing sim setup, pay close attention to everything from the steering wheel and pedals to the monitor, with ultrawide curved being the best choice
BenQ X Series optimization, minimal input lag, and beautiful big screen viewing, new gaming projectors from BenQ are great ways to explore the intricate realm of Cyberpunk 2077.
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.
Ultrawide curved gaming monitors go perfectly together with sim racing titles, much more so than triple flat screens or even VR. Take a closer look at why that’s the case.
New gaming projectors like the BenQ X1300i and TK700STi offer high performance, big screen experiences for first person shooters like Call of Duty that leave TVs lower in the leaderboard
Throwing a successful movie night al fresco requires getting several things right. Here's a guide to help you.
Pico projectors may be cheap, but they lack the brightness, resolution, battery life, and features of good-quality DLP portable ceiling projectors. We show you why in this comparison.
With a portable projector for cool outdoor backyard cinemas, you make sure movie magic lives on at home.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 on the ceiling and other surfaces.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 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.
Add a portable projector to your outdoor adventure and camping becomes glamping with big screen entertainment for nearly every location.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 / 165Hz / 240Hz monitor only running at 60Hz? You’ve purchased a monitor that claims to offer a 120Hz or 144Hz / 165Hz / 240Hz 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 144Hz / 165Hz / 240Hz 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
This article explains how BenQ InstaShow is immune from the Barco ClickShare Security Flaw and how InstaShow protects your confidential information from eavesdropping.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
The illumination of a study room at home should reach 750~1000 Lux to fulfill the suitability for writing and reading activities.
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.
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.
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?
Since the brightness that viewers perceive from an image presented from a projector varies depending on the screen size, the distance between the projector and the screen, environment...
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.
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.
HBO's Game of Thrones sets new standards in color grading and storytelling.
Wide Color Gamut and Adobe RGB and Rec. 709.. What does it all mean?
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.
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
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.
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.
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...
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
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?
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
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
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
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.
Writing with a finger on a touch screen sounds intuitive, engaging, and simple. Just tap and slide your finger on the screen, but the reality isn’t as exciting or as easy in most cases.
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.
A monitor light bar is a piece of hardware with a specially designed clip that allows attachment to monitors. It's an excellent way to enhance ergonomic lighting conditions, saving valuable space on your desk. The monitor light bar's asymmetrical optical design also eliminates reflective glare off the screen, only illuminating the desk. This article will examine the main reasons for using a monitor light bar. We'll also discuss why monitors in general should have a light bar.
Battling against the hordes of chaos, possess every advantage with a monitor designed for the genre and displays that makes your RPG games the most authentic.
It is no surprise that staring at a computer screen or gaming for hours can cause eye strain and fatigue. And this is even worse if your eyes are fixed on a little window of intense light in a dimly lit environment. One way to counter this issue is by using what’s known as biased lighting. We know you might be wondering what bias lighting is. Good question. This article examines how this additional lighting helps reduce eye fatigue. We also look at how bias lighting increases the color contrast you see on screen, ultimately making content look more vibrant.
Welcome to the installation guide for your new BenQ TV projector, which will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to set up and optimize your viewing experience.
The use of contrast enhancer technology on display application is entirely different from that on a projector. Therefore, contrast tuning is much harder. This article will reveal what's the difference between General Contrast Enhancer and Local Contrast Enhancer...