Qx50 Concept: Infiniti's Vision For A Next-generation Mid-size Premium Crossover

QX50 Concept: INFINITI's vision for a next-generation mid-size premium crossoverMaking its global premiere at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the QX50 Concept showcases INFINITI's vision for a next-generation mid-size premium crossover.
Demonstrating how the design of the 2016 QX Sport Inspiration, its conceptual forebear, could be adapted for a future production model, the QX50 Concept confidently articulates INFINITI's 'Powerful Elegance' design language. A 'cabin-forward' silhouette combines with muscular lines and flowing surfaces to telegraph its purpose as a dynamic and practical crossover.

Mitsubishi Electric Installs 6 Meter By 54 Meter Diamond Vision Screen

Mitsubishi Electric Installs 6 meter by 54 meter Diamond Vision ScreenMitsubishi Electric has installed a new 6 meter by 54 meter Diamond Vision screen at the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC)’s Happy Valley Racecourse in Hong Kong. The screen with 3.5 times higher resolution (1.5 times higher x 2.3 times higher) and 1.5 times higher contrast than the current system, is expected to greatly improve spectators’ enjoyment of in-race excitement and provide crystal-clear information, such as odds information and race conditions.

Mazda’s Vision Of The Future Is Rotary Powered

Mazda’s Vision of the Future is Rotary PoweredDon’t expect to see the Mazda RX-Vision Concept head to production unless it has a rotary engine.
Speaking at the 2016 J.D. Power Automotive Marketing Roundtable, vice president-marketing at Mazda North American Operations, Russell Wager, gave a glimpse at the Japanese automaker’s focus for the future. The company intends to move towards “Mazda premium,” but that doesn’t mean it will debut a pricey model.

Sigma Adds The 85mm F1.4 Art, 12-24mm Art, 500mm F4 Sport Lenses To Its Global Vision Line

Sigma adds the 85mm F1.4 Art, 12-24mm Art, 500mm F4 Sport lenses to its Global Vision lineSigma has announced three new full-frame lenses for its Global Vision Line. The long-rumored and long-awaited 85mm F1.4 Art, the 12-24mm F4 Art, and the 500 F4 DG OS HSM Sport.
The 85mm F1.4 Art has been designed with resolution and bokeh in mind. A stronger HSM AF motor produces 1.3x the torque of the previous setup hopes to improve autofocus speed as well. The lens will be available in late October at a price $1199.

Honda Patents Show Technology That Could Give You X-ray Vision

Honda patents show technology that could give you X-ray visionA pair of patent applications from Honda appear to show technology that will bring us one step closer to augmented-reality driving. The patents involve head-up displays (HUDs) and technology that can show people and vehicles that would otherwise be obscured. It'd be like being Superman behind the wheel.

Mazda's Rx Vision Probably Won't Happen

Mazda's RX Vision probably won't happenMazda is doing a lot of things the right way in this age of beige-ness. It just crammed a turbocharged inline-four into the improved CX-9, a bold move unto itself, and one that should also be heartening for Mazdaspeed fans. Wouldn't that engine make for a swell Mazdaspeed3 or Mazdaspeed6? There's a reasonable ray of hope there, but not necessarily a guarantee.

Jvc Dla-x550r Projector Named A Sound And Vision "top Pick"

JVC DLA-X550R Projector Named a Sound and Vision "Top Pick"It’s not exactly a brightness monster, but the JVC DLA-X550R is capable of substantially higher light output than its predecessor. I measured 56 foot-lamberts in Anime mode with High lamp power selected and the iris fully open in Manual Lens Aperture mode. Along with the manual iris and lamp power adjustments, options for tweaking the JVC’s contrast include Clear Black, which I left set to Low. The Auto 1 Lens Aperture setting also helped the projector maintain solid image contrast without adding any unwanted iris pumping effects.