Innovative Projection Technology

Innovative Projection Technology
Innovative Projection Technology

Discover how Short Throw Projectors and Ultra Short Throw Projectors are the perfect options for compact residences. Smart Home World gives you an overview on the latest range and how these projectors are redefining the way we enjoy entertainment and gaming.

Discover how Short Throw Projectors and Ultra Short Throw Projectors are the perfect options for compact residences. Smart Home World gives you an overview on the latest range and how these projectors are redefining the way we enjoy entertainment and gaming. 

In the face of escalating real estate prices, modern homes are embracing a trend towards compact living spaces. However, this shift doesn’t mean you have to compromising on the quality of entertainment. There are various sleek and advanced options available in this segment specifically suitable for compact spaces.  

The surge in streaming services and the availability of quality content make having an entertainment space in a home essential for all age groups. Consequently, there has been a gradual shift in requirements—now, it’s not just larger homes, but even smaller homes that are opting for projectors. To cater to this demand, brands have introduced innovative technologies such as Short Throw Projectors and Ultra Short Throw Projectors. These technologies empower homeowners to transform even the coziest corners of their compact homes into immersive entertainment hubs.

Perfect Solution for Compact Spaces 

As living spaces become more limited, the need for versatile and space-efficient solutions has never been more crucial. Short Throw Projectors come to the rescue by offering large-screen experiences without the demand for extensive room depth. By minimizing the throw distance required for projection, these projectors enable homeowners to enjoy cinematic visuals, gaming, and presentations without sacrificing precious square footage.

The compact design of Short Throw Projectors and Ultra Short Throw Projectors aligns perfectly with the modern aesthetic, contributing to a clean and uncluttered living space. 

The latest new-age projectors bring the cinematic experience to your living room. They are designed to project large, high-quality images on screens or walls, providing an immersive viewing experience in compact spaces. With advancements in technology, modern home projectors offer features like high-resolution, vibrant colours, and compatibility with various media sources.

Among the many types available, Short Throw Projectors and Ultra-Short Throw Projectors stand out for their unique advantages. It is very important to understand the features of these two types of projectors:

Short Throw Projectors are characterized by their ability to project large images from a short distance. Unlike traditional projectors that may need more space. Short Throw Projectors can be placed close to the screen or wall, making them ideal for smaller rooms or spaces with limited throw distance. This design minimizes shadows and reduces the risk of being obstructed, enhancing the overall viewing experience. 

Functionalities and Features

Basically, any projector that can show you a 100” image from less than 9ft is considered short-throw.  Some key advantages of short-throw projectors are they don’t require installation (i.e. being mounted to the ceiling) and only occupy a small amount of space where a TV would normally sit. This offers diversity and flexibility when it comes to finding a room or space for your projector. With a shorter distance between the screen, light doesn’t need to travel through as much medium also offering more consistent image quality.

In the past, short-throw projectors were characterised by coarse-grained images with pale contrast, but technology manufacturers are now creating projectors that offer great image quality at a short throw distance.  

The Ultra Short Throw Projectors (UST) takes the concept a step further by allowing even closer placement to the screen or wall. Projector that can show you images from less than 3ft is considered an Ultra-Short Throw projector. With an ultra-short throw distance, these projectors can be positioned just inches away from the display surface. This not only eliminates shadows and obstructions but also provides a sleek and unobtrusive setup. Ultra-Short Throw Projectors are particularly popular for home theater setups and interactive applications.

Functionalities and Features

The best Ultra Short Throw Projectors can beam an ultra-large picture from an ultra-short distance. They are designed as an alternative to standard ‘long throw’ projectors, which must be positioned at the back of a room to generate a large image – usually on a separate projection screen mounted on the opposite wall. UST projectors also use a separate screen and some models are packaged with an ambient light rejecting (ALR) screen that uses a special material formulated for UST models. In a UST setup, the projector is positioned directly below the screen. The screen material filters out light coming from above, while reflecting light coming directly from the projector. This arrangement allows for UST projectors to deliver bright images even in a daylight environment or one with overhead lights.

Guiding the readers on the placement and the type of screens to select for projection, Fenil Mehta Founder, Sound Tight, White Noise Sound & Acoustic Designs explains, “Ultra Short Throw (UST) projectors have emerged as a compelling choice for creating expansive living room setups. The key consideration with UST projectors lies in selecting the right reflecting surface or screen. Optimal performance is achieved when paired with a quality ALR (Ambient Light Rejecting) or CLR (Ceiling Light Rejecting) screen that effectively rejects or absorbs ambient light. Setting up a UST projector can be a meticulous task, given that even a slight adjustment in projector position can result in a significant deviation of the image on the screen. Ensuring stability in the projector’s position becomes crucial, unless one is inclined to spend considerable time readjusting the screen after routine activities like dusting and cleaning. A Short Throw projector, boasting high brightness and superior resolution, shines when projecting onto a tab-tension or fixed screen, making it an ideal solution for living rooms or lounges where UST or long throw projectors may be less desirable. It’s worth noting that using regular roll-down screens or painted walls is discouraged, as these can lead to image warping on uneven surfaces and wavy screens when paired with Short Throw Projectors.”

Smart Home World has curated a diverse range of options, featuring advanced technologies such as DLP and 3LCD for superior picture display. With laser-based light engines and a dedicated 4K on-screen resolution, these models cater to various needs, whether it be for watching movies, sports, or gaming. Rest assured, you’ll find a model that suits your preferences.


BenQ’s V5000i 4K RGB Laser TV UST Projector is a cutting-edge option that is sure to elevate your viewing experience with this state-of-the-art Ultra Short Throw (UST) projector, designed to redefine how you enjoy movies, gaming, and multimedia content in the comfort of your own space.

With 4K Clarity and RGB Laser Technology, this projector ensures vibrant and true-to-life colours bringing your content to life with stunning detail and accuracy. The V5000i’s Ultra Short Throw capability allows you to place the projector just inches away from the screen or wall, maximizing space efficiency and eliminating shadows for an immersive viewing experience. Plus, the benefit from the precision of laser technology, delivering sharp images and consistent brightness. 

The V5000i has partnered with Harman Kardon and this projector boasts built-in speakers that provide immersive sound quality, eliminating
the need for external audio devices. This range supports various connectivity options, including HDMI, USB, and wireless connectivity, making it compatible with your favourite streaming devices, gaming consoles, and more. With its contemporary design, the V5000i seamlessly integrates into your home decor. The sleek and compact form factor adds a touch of elegance to your living space while delivering a powerful visual impact.


Projection System: DLP

Resolution: 4K UHD (3840*2160)

Brightness: 2500 ANSI Lumens

Projection Size (Clear Focus): 70” – 100”

Video Inputs: VGA (640 x 480) to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)


Optoma one of the leading projector brands in home entertainment and Pro-AV segments has introduced Optoma L1 + with features like Ultra HD 4K resolution, 4LED Projector TV L1 + in India. This sleek, stylish, and lightest projector delivers up to 120-inch images when placed close to a wall. This new-age projector TV is intertwined with Google and Netflix certified Android ™ TV Dongle. The dongle allows customers to access over 5,000+ Apps, music, games, news, and movie content available on Google Play. This easy-to-plug-and-play dongle brings favourite movies and shows via Netflix with 4K HDR support. The L1+ adapts the 4LED technology by adding an additional LED to the 3LED ecosystem, which features consistent brightness, more saturated colours, and an extraordinary lifespan of up to 30,000 hours (Eco mode) In addition, this Projector TV can receive and display both HDR10 and Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) HDR content allowing you to see far more detail and texture.

Gamers can enjoy ultra-smooth fluid motion and reduced ghosting owing to 24Hz refresh rates. A high refresh rate makes it easier to keep track of the action. This Projector TV L1+ stands out in its category owing to its compact and lightest design. The latest 4LED technology provides stunning 100% Rec. 709 colour accuracy and vibrancy making it an unmatchable option for creating a theatre at home.

Keeping its commitment to the environment, Optoma emphasizes manufacturing green products. L1+ projector has a compact and lightweight chassis & features 50% PCR recycled materials. Small size results in less packing, which improves logistics and lowers carbon emissions.


Projection System: Big-screen images

Resolution: 4K UHD (3840 × 2160)

Brightness: 2500/1050 Lumens

Projection size: 120 inch  


The Panasonic PT-RZ990 Series 1-Chip DLP™ Projectors soon to be launched is a sleek and technological innovation. The PT-RZ990 Series boasts Panasonic’s cutting-edge Laser Solid Shine technology, providing bright and immersive images with stunning colour accuracy. With a maintenance-free operational life of up to 20,000 hours, users can enjoy consistently brilliant visuals over an extended period.

The 1-Chip DLP™ technology ensures sharp and clear images, making it an excellent choice for presentations, lectures, and detailed visuals. The DLP™ chip eliminates the risk of color break-up, ensuring uniform and precise projection. These projectors offer high brightness levels of up to [insert lumens], ensuring visibility even in well-lit environments. The impressive contrast ratio enhances image depth and detail, creating a captivating viewing experience. This range provides versatile connectivity options, including HDMI, DVI-D, and 3G-SDI inputs. This flexibility allows seamless integration with various sources, making it suitable for diverse applications.

The Panasonic’s System Daylight View 3 technology optimizes image quality according to ambient lighting conditions. Whether in a boardroom with abundant natural light or a darkened auditorium, the PT-RZ990 adapts to ensure optimal visibility. They also have a filter less dust-resistant design, minimizing maintenance requirements and ensuring consistent performance. This innovation contributes to lower total cost of ownership and hassle-free operation. 


Projection System: Single-Chip DLP Projector
Resolution: 1920 x 1200 Pixels
Brightness: 10,000 Lumens
Projection size: W x H X D ( 498 mm x 200 mm x 581 mm)

The Domino DTVS by SIM2

The Domino DTVS by SIM2 is a pinnacle of cutting-edge technology and visual sophistication in the world of projectors. Available at Sound & Vision this range is engineered with meticulous attention to detail, this projector exemplifies SIM2’s dedication to providing an unparalleled audio-visual experience.

The Domino DTVS captivates with its stunning visuals, delivering crystal-clear images and vibrant colours. Powered by advanced technologies, it ensures an immersive cinematic experience for both casual viewers and home theater enthusiasts.

SIM2 is renowned for precision engineering, and the Domino DTVS is no exception. From optics to image processing, every component is carefully calibrated to achieve optimal performance, resulting in sharp, detailed images and lifelike colour reproduction. Plus, this range ensures seamless integration into your entertainment ecosystem with its versatile connectivity options. Whether it’s streaming devices, gaming consoles, or home theater systems, this projector caters to your diverse multimedia needs. 

Beyond its technical prowess, the Domino DTVS boasts an elegant and sleek design, complementing modern living spaces. Its aesthetic appeal is as impressive as its performance, making it a centerpiece in any room. Navigating through settings and controls is a breeze with the user-friendly interface. SIM2 prioritizes an intuitive user experience, allowing you to customize and optimize your viewing preferences effortlessly.

The Domino DTVS comes equipped with innovative features tailored for an enhanced viewing experience. Whether it’s advanced image processing, smart functionalities, or compatibility with the latest content formats, SIM2 ensures that this projector stays ahead of the curve.



Resolution:  4K UHD (3840 X 2160)

Brightness:  2400 LUMENS

Projection Size:  UPTO 130 INCHES DIAGONAL

Video Inputs:  HDMI 2.0B

Viewsonic X2-4K Projectors 

Prepare for an unparalleled gaming and visual experience with the upcoming release of Viewsonic’s X2-4K projector. Specifically designed for Xbox enthusiasts, this projector promises an unrivaled gaming adventure with a remarkable 1440p resolution at 120Hz. Tailored for Xbox, the X2-4K offers a gaming experience like never before, boasting 1440p @ 120Hz for smooth and immersive gameplay. The 4K HDR visuals bring your content to life in stunning detail and vibrant colours. The advanced LED technology provides an impressive lifespan of 60,000 hours for consistent performance. With 2,900 LED Lumens, the X2-4K ensures bright and clear images in any environment, offering versatility for various viewing conditions.

Plus, it is easy to setup and achieve the perfect projection with a 0.69-0.83 short throw ratio, coupled with horizontal/vertical keystone and 4-corner adjustment for hassle-free installation. The integration of Harman Kardon speakers delivers a rich and captivating auditory experience.

Projection System: 0.65″ 4K-UHD

Resolution: 3840×2160

Brightness: 2900 LED Lumens

Projection Size: 60″-120″

Video Inputs: HDMI (x2, HDMI 2.0, HDCP 1.4/2.2), USB Type C (x1, 5V/1A), Audio-in (Bluetooth, x1 BT4.2), USB Type A (x1, USB 2.0 Reader)

LG –  HU915QE

The LG HU915QE Laser 4K UHD Smart Home Theater CineBeam Projector is a seamless blend of cutting-edge technology and cinematic brilliance that elevates your home entertainment experience. Experience crystal-clear imagery with vibrant colors and incredible detail, thanks to the native 4K UHD resolution. The HU915QE ensures vivid and clear visuals, even in well-lit environments. The projector’s laser light source not only delivers exceptional brightness but also extends the lifespan of the device, ensuring stunning visuals for years to come.

You can also transform your living room into a smart entertainment hub with LG’s webOS platform. Access popular streaming services, apps, and more directly from your projector without the need for additional devices. The HU915QE delivers a captivating audio experience to complement its stunning visuals. It also provides versatile connectivity options, including HDMI and USB ports, make it easy to connect various devices such as gaming consoles, Blu-ray players, and streaming devices.

Projection System:  3 CH Laser

Resolution:  4K

Brightness:  3700

Projection size:  120′ INCHES DIAGONAL

Video Inputs: WIFI, MIRACAST, HDMI and USB

Short Throw and Ultra Short Throw Projectors are here to redefine our visual experiences, offering flexibility and convenience in various settings. Whether optimizing smaller spaces or enabling interactive applications, these projectors provide innovative solutions for immersive presentations, engaging home entertainment, and collaborative learning. As technology progresses, we anticipate continued advancements, pushing the boundaries of visual display technology. The future holds exciting possibilities and we at Smart Home World will keep you updated on the latest technological upgradations.

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