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Projector Head Mounted Display

1973

  • VPP-2100
    VPP-2100

    Sony's first color video projection system
    This system used special cathode-ray tube (CRT) video evolved from Sony's Trinitron technology. The video images were projected through a large aperture lens onto a specially-designed large screen with effective screen size of 50 inches.

1993

  • LPH-350J
    LPH-350J

    Sony's first LCD projector for domestic consumer use. This was the first home-use projector to adopt three-panel LCD architecture.

1996

  • PLM-50
    PLM-50

    The 'Glasstron' personal LCD monitor was a head-mounted system that enabled individuals to enjoy realistic video equivalent to that of a 52-inch screen.

2003

  • Q004
    Q004

    The 'QUALIA 004' SXRD HD Projector was the world's first Full HD-compatible projector for domestic consumer use. It was also the first home-use projector in the industry to be equipped with the newly developed pure Xenon lamp.

2010

  • VPL-VW90ES
    VPL-VW90ES

    This video projector for home-use adopts the industry's first single-optical engine system and is compatible with full high vision 3D imagery.

2011

  • VPL-VW1000ES
    VPL-VW1000ES

    World's first* 4K (4096 x 2160 pixel) home theater projector
    * As investigated by Sony in October, 2011

  • HMZ-T1
    HMZ-T1

    World's first* 3D-compatible head mounted display equipped with an HD organic EL panel
    * As a consumer-use 3D-compatible head mounted display (at the time of release on August 31, 2011)

2013

  • VPL-FHZ55
    VPL-FHZ55

    The world's first*1 LCD laser light source projector, which boasts a maintenance-free lifetime of up to 20,000 hours*2. It also features an incredibly quick start-up time, requiring a mere 6 seconds from when the power button is pressed to when the input image is projected.
    *1: As of July 2013; according to Sony research
    *2: The expected time until the laser light source falls to half its initial brightness level. Actual hours may vary depending on usage environment. Estimate assumes a dust density of 0.03 mg/m3.

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