From the Wires
Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc. Announces Retail Availability of World's First Laser-Based Television
The Laser Era Has Officially Begun and LaserVue(TM) Delivers Twice the Color at One-Third the Power
By: PR Newswire
Oct. 28, 2008 09:01 AM
"The consumer demand for LaserVue has simply exceeded our expectations and
the product is a terrific example of Mitsubishi's technology leadership within
the home entertainment market. Bringing laser TV to market is a significant
industry accomplishment and we're very proud to be the only TV manufacturer to
date that has delivered on the promise of a laser-driven TV," said
LaserVue's technology is unparalleled; laser beams provide an extensive range of rich, complex colors, along with truly distinct clarity and immersive depth of field. Precise and focused, the purity of laser light far surpasses current high-definition technologies. LaserVue has demonstrated a reproduction of color gamut in excess of 200 percent of BT.709, delivering two times the color of many of today's HDTVs. Brightness has been demonstrated at approximately 500 nits. Additional features for LaserVue include Smooth 120Hz(TM), x.v. Color(TM) and 1080p with an Ultra Thin Frame.
LaserVue is also equipped with 3D-ready(3) viewing capabilities, demonstrating Mitsubishi's foray into bringing a true "Hollywood" entertainment experience to the consumer. At 10 inches thin, LaserVue TV has been designed for both floor stand and wall-mount applications and features a full stereo range of sound capabilities with integrated speakers.
"Consumers are now coming to equate LaserVue with the industry's best performing high-definition television, and we are confident that HDTV enthusiasts everywhere will want to quickly get their hands on one," continued DeMartin.
About Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc.
Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc., the Official HDTV Sponsor of The PGA TOUR, manufactures and markets a comprehensive line of premium quality 1080p Home Theater HDTVs and 1080p Premium Flat Panel HDTVs. Recognized as the world leader and innovator of large display high-definition televisions, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America builds products that lead the industry in quality, performance and ease-of-use. For additional information about MDEA, visit http://www.mitsubishi-tv.com
LaserVue, Ultra Thin Frame and Smooth 120Hz are trademarks of Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc.
(1) LaserVue has demonstrated reproduction of color gamut in excess of 200% of BT.709. (2) Operating power consumption for LaserVue has been measured at 135 watts as measured by a weighted UL standard, which is less than one-third the power consumption of LCD televisions and one-fourth the energy usage of plasma televisions as indicated by manufacturer provided specifications. (3) In order to display 3D images, Mitsubishi Home Theater DLP TVs require source devices to support checkerboard display formats for display of 3D gaming or 3D cinema content. A 3D standard format does not currently exist for Blu-Ray or DVD prepackaged media. A 3D standard may emerge that is not compatible with Mitsubishi Home Theater DLPs. Please visit mitsubishi-tv.com for updates and information.
SOURCE Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc.
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