-- Sony launches new HDBaseT-enabled high definition 3LCD projectors --
LAS VEGAS--The HDBaseT Alliance, the cross-industry group tasked with promoting and advancing HDBaseT technology, welcomes Sony Corporation as a Contributor member as the company introduces new high-definition, energy-efficient projectors with HDBaseT functionality.
Sony is launching a new series of high-definition 5,000lm 3LCD projectors with WUXGA resolution and built-in HDBaseT interfaces (VPL-CH375 and VPL-CH355). The cost-effective projector comes with high image quality and improved installation flexibility, suitable both for corporate and educational projects. In addition, the company is introducing the 7,000lm WUXGA Laser Light Source 3LCD Projector with optional HDBaseT adaptor (VPL-FHZ700L). HDBaseT interfaces support the convergence of audio, video, Ethernet and control signals over a single 100 meters LAN cable.
"As one of the leaders in the pro-AV market, it was natural for Sony to follow the progress being made by the HDBaseT Alliance. Our subsidiary, Sony Pictures Entertainment, is one of the original founders of the Alliance and a Promoter member today. As we planned the new series of high-definition, high-performance projectors, it was essential that we integrate HDBaseT interfaces so as to enhance installation flexibility and increase the cost-effectiveness of these solutions."
Toru Suzuki, General Manager Planning Department, Visual Presentation Solutions Business Division, Professional Solutions Group, Sony Corporation
"Sony is bringing new HDBaseT-enabled products to the market, enriching the whole HDBaseT ecosystem and providing increasing choices for installers and integrators worldwide. The Alliance's goal is to promote the adoption of HDBaseT technology as the ultimate standard for ultra-high-definition video and audio, and having Sony on board is a testament to this goal."
Micha Risling, Chair of the Marketing Committee at the HDBaseT Alliance
Sony's VPL-CH375 HDBaseT-projector will be showcased at the Alliance Booth (C6035) at InfoComm 2014.
About Sony Corporation
Sony Corporation is a leading manufacturer of audio, video, game, communications, key device and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. With its music, pictures, computer entertainment and online businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to be the leading electronics and entertainment company in the world. Sony recorded consolidated annual sales of approximately $75 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. Sony Global Web Site: http://www.sony.net/
About the HDBaseT Alliance
The HDBaseT™ Alliance advances and promotes the adoption of HDBaseT technology as the global standard for high definition, digital connectivity. Since its founding in 2010 by LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Valens, the Alliance has brought together the leading names in the consumer electronics and professional AV market. The cornerstone of HDBaseT technology is the New 5Play™, a feature set that converges uncompressed Ultra-HD digital video, audio, 100BaseT Ethernet, power over cable, various control signals, and USB through a single LAN cable. For additional information on HDBaseT Alliance and membership benefits, visit www.HDBaseT.org.