Today's projected images are not the same as those years ago. The equipment used is different and much brighter and the shape of the images has changed. Screen specifications should be updated to match today's technology.
It is not uncommon for projection screen specifications to be 20-30 years old. Square glass beaded screens were cutting edge 30 years ago. Today's high resolution graphics and images coupled with brighter projectors, however, require a different screen shape and material to show the image to its best advantage. We have also learned more about how the eye perceives images. Come and get the simple basics that will allow you to specify projection screens with confidence.
Christine Wakefield is Da-Lite Screen Company's Sales Consultant for Northern California. She has over 30 years experience in both AV systems and IT networking. She has already presented the information in this AIA continuing education credit Lunch & Learn to over 300 architects in Northern California in the last six months.
Lunch & Learn: Understanding the Technology of Projection Screens
Time: Noon - 1:30pm
Location: AIA East Bay Chapter Office, 1405 Clay Street, Oakland.
Cost: Free for AIA East Bay Members; $3.50 for non-members. $5 at the door. Registration is required. Click here to register. Lunch is provided.
For more information: 510/464-3600