Integrators learn intricacies of Warp and Blend technology at recent DPI training event

news_warp_and_blend_01_1012.jpgAtlanta, Georgia – The ambitious expansion of the Digital Projection International (DPI) US headquarters has created numerous networking, training and demonstration opportunities in 2012. DPI manufacturer’s reps, authorized dealers, industry partners and end-user communities have recently been hosted at specific events this year, and there are plenty to attend in the near future. One such example is a recent two-day Warp and Blend training event, orchestrated and hosted by DPI with support and participation by numerous industry partners, including Scalable Display Technologies, DNP Screens, NVIDIA and Delta Displays. Dealers of the partner companies were invited to spend two days immersed in warp and blend solutions, from manufacturer-led presentations to hands-on demonstrations.

The first day and a half consisted exclusively of live training. Ken Eagle, training manager for DPI, tackled projector-oriented Warp and Blend concepts, applications and both manual and automated alignment techniques. Zach Hurvitz of Scalable Display Technologies then revealed automated Warp and Blend solutions, followed by Jesse Walsh of DNP Screens, who instructed attendees on ideal screen materials for Warp and Blend applications. Finishing out the training sessions were NVIDIA’s Doug Traill and Tom Kaye, who described their Quadro scalable visualization solutions, and Patrick Ellis of Delta Displays, who discussed commercial video wall and LED applications. An enjoyable and well-deserved networking dinner followed the training sessions.

The second day began with a Warp and Blend hands-on lab, in which each manufacturer demonstrated their Warp and Blend solutions. Attendees were given the opportunity to test these solutions in real time, with the support of manufacturer team members. This provided the attending class with a first-hand perspective of what’s involved in designing, installing and programming simple to complex warp and blend applications. Following the hands-on demonstrations and lab, a casual open house allowed for general strategizing and brain-storming among class attendees and the participating manufacturer partners.

Feedback was overwhelmingly positive, with numerous requests calling for a regularly scheduled series of commercial-specific training courses throughout the year. Equally compelling was the partner feedback, with Zach Hurvitz commenting, “From the over-capacity attendee registrations to the outstanding team of partners, all signs point toward a bright future of multi-projector, edge blended displays. Scalable is pleased to have been an integral part of this class and we look forward toward participating again in the future." Jesse Walsh expressed similar sentiments, remarking that the recent training event was “…an outstanding event, both well-planned and executed."

If you are a member of the audio/video community and would like to attend one of DPI’s many upcoming training events, review the courses being offered by clicking here and register as far in advance of the event date as possible to ensure your space is reserved.

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For further information and story photography, please contact:

Michael Bridwell, Director of Marketing

Digital Projection Inc.

T: (770)-420-1350

E: mbridwell@digitalprojection.com

About Digital Projection International

Founded in 1989, Digital Projection International (Digital Projection) has been instrumental in the development and application of Digital Light Processing™ technology by Texas Instruments for projection systems. Digital Projection International introduced the world’s first 3-chip DLP® projector in 1997, and has since delivered expert system engineering and world-class customer services, thus maintaining its position as a digital imaging pioneer.

Digital Projection International’s groundbreaking projection research and development has garnered the admiration of industry professionals around the world. This has earned the company many awards, including two Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Digital Projection remains the first and only projector manufacturer to win the coveted award.

Today, Digital Projection International manufactures and distributes an extensive line of ultra high-performance 3-chip and single-chip DLP® projection systems. These projectors are the reference standard for demanding applications such as large-venue, live-event staging, fortune 5000, education, medical and scientific research, command and control, digital cinema, commercial entertainment, worship and elite home cinema.

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