Why Are Projectors Suitable For Elderly Users?
By XGIMI Tech - 2022-05
Are Projectors Good For Seniors?
Usually, seniors have TVs and computers to keep them company which ends up being confusing and too complicated for them due to the processes involved in their setup and use. In addition, TV and computer screens emit LED lights which enter the eyes directly and can be damaging, especially for older people. Unlike TVs and computer displays, projectors help reduce blue light exposure as the lights they emit do not enter the eyes directly, thus protecting the viewer's eyesight.
Smart projectors, on the other hand, are pretty easy to set up, thanks to certain automated technology features like autofocus and auto keystone correction, which simplify usability. Staying entertained with smart projectors is also an easy task as they come with Android TV, which offers access to unlimited entertainment through numerous apps.
In this article, we will examine why smart projectors are ideal for elderly users. We will also discuss XGIMI's HORIZON Pro, HORIZON, and Elfin and the fantastic features that make them easy to use and set up for any user, old or young.
What Makes A Smart Projector Excellent For Elderly Users?
A smart projector is ideal for viewing by older people regardless of whether it is a 4K home projector or a 1080p home projector. The following reasons make smart projectors excellent for seniors:
Smart projectors are suitable for older adults as they are pretty easy to set up compared to regular TV with fewer wires involved and a quick boot system. Some projectors also have automated technology that adjusts their screens and avoids obstacles in the projection area automatically.
Using a smart projector is excellent for the elderly because it helps protect their eye health as the projector's light source does not directly enter the pupils. The light source is projected on the device's screen first, so viewers can watch the reflected light on the screen. It is similar to staring at the moon, thus reducing viewers' exposure to harmful blue light.
Smart projectors also have large screens, 60-200", eliminating the need for viewers to sit too close to see clearly. Since viewers can watch clearly from a distance, their contact with the projector's light is reduced, making them great for older adults.
The ideal projectors have features that provide built-in and unlimited entertainment. They come with Android TV ™, which supports over 5000 streaming apps like Hulu, HBO Max, and Disney+ so that seniors can easily access shows like Trust and Homeland and their favorite content.
In addition, these projectors come with a Chromecast built-in, which allows viewers to cast various content directly to the projector from Apple and Android devices so seniors can easily watch videos on the projector’s larger screen instead of on their smartphones. Some projectors also come with Google Assistant, so viewers can use voice commands to access their favorite content.
Best XGIMI Projectors For Seniors
XGIMI projectors are ideal for elderly users and can provide a fantastic movie viewing experience. XGIMI's HORIZON Pro, HORIZON, and Elfin are suitable for older persons with the following unique features:
XGIMI Horizon Pro (4K Home Projector)
● TUV Rheinland certified for low blue light: Delivers a safe viewing experience with reduced blue light, protecting eye health so older adults can watch movies comfortably.
●4K UHD/2200 ANSI lumens: HORIZON Pro displays crisp videos with 4K ultra-high-definition resolution. Its 2200 ANSI lumens brightness allows seniors to watch movies during the day or night, so they stay entertained all the time.
●Large screen: Features a large screen display of 40-200 inches allowing viewers to watch videos comfortably from any corner of the room, thus protecting the eye health of older persons as they do not have to sit close to it.
●Intelligent Screen Adaption (ISA) technology: Comes with ISA technology features which include automatic keystone correction, autofocus, intelligent screen alignment, and obstacle avoidance, so elderly users will find the device easy to use and set up as the need for manual adjustments is eliminated.
● MEMC: Provides a low latency which results in low image blur.
● HDR10: Offers an impressive contrast ratio allowing older adults to use it in various light conditions, so seniors do not strain their eyes when viewing.
● Harman Kardon sound: Features two 8W Harman Kardon speakers that provide an exceptional audio experience to accompany its high-quality display.
● X-VUE 2.0 Image Engine : Provides picture clarity, thus displaying smooth and real-life pictures and videos, resulting in an immersive movie experience for older adults.
●Multiple ports: Supports 2× HDMI, 2× USB, 1×LAN, and 1×Headphone (3.55 mm) to provide multiple connections options and simplify usability.
● Chromecast built-in/Bluetooth/WiFi: Supports Chromecast built-in, allowing seniors to cast content directly from their Apple/Android devices, and features Bluetooth and WiFi for easy connection with other smart devices.
● Android TV: Offers Android TV ™ gives access to over 5000 apps like HBO Max, Disney+, and Hulu, so elderly users can stay entertained all day.
XGIMI HORIZON (1080p Home Projector)
● TUV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certified for eye protection: Comes with this certification, thus making it considerate to eye health and safe to use by elderly viewers as they can enjoy movies without harmful exposure to blue lights.
● 1080p FHD/2200 ANSI lumens: HORIZON has 1080p resolution and 2200 ANSI lumens, allowing viewers to enjoy crystal-clear displays at night and during the day so older adults can watch movies at any time.
● Intelligent Screen Adaption (ISA) technology: ISA technology like autofocus, auto keystone correction, intelligent screen alignment, and obstacle avoidance makes it easy to use, thus eliminating the difficulties older adults experience with computers and regular TVs.
● Large screen: Comes with a large screen display of 30-200 inches allowing viewers to watch videos from any angle of the room, eliminating the need to be close to the screen and reducing blue light exposure.
●MEMC: Delivers a super low latency with the lowest amount of image blur, so fast-paced videos stay sharp and crisp while projected.
● HDR10: Features an excellent contrast ratio, which allows elderly users to enjoy movies at any time of the day.
● Harman Kardon sound: Comes with powerful 8W Harman Kardon speakers producing top-notch audio quality to provide an immersive video experience.
●X-VUE 2.0 Image Engine: Enhances video quality display by producing sharp color depth and real-life displays, which would provide an exciting viewing experience for older individuals.
●Multiple ports: Supports 2× HDMI, 2× USB, 1× LAN, and 1× Headphones (3.55mm), providing multiple connection options.
●Chromecast built-in: It also supports Chromecast built-in for casting movies directly from Apple and Android devices so elderly users can watch any content.
● Bluetooth/WiFi: Provides advanced connection options with other smart devices like tablets and smartphones.
● Android TV: Offers Android TV ™, which gives access to over 5000 apps like HBO Max, Disney+, and Hulu to keep elderly users entertained day and night.
XGIMI Elfin (1080p home projector)
● Design: Features a thin and lightweight design that makes it quite portable, so seniors can quickly move it to any room of their choice.
● 1080p FHD resolution/800 ANSI lumens: Elfin comes with 1080p FHD resolution that produces crystal-clear video displays, thus allowing elderly users to have fantastic movie experiences. The brightness level of 800 ANSI lumens also allows older persons to watch videos and movies any time of the day.
● Large screen: Its maximum 200-inch screen allows for distance viewing from any corner or angle of the room, so elderly users do not have to be close to the display to enjoy it, thus reducing exposure to harmful blue light.
● Harman Kardon sound: Features two 5W built-in speakers, which provide rich, room-filling sound that elderly users can enjoy alongside a high-quality display.
● X-VUE 2.0 Image Engine: Enhances image clarity and produces real-life video displays, which results in an immersive viewing experience for elderly users.
●Intelligent Screen Adaptation (ISA) technology: The feature includes automatic keystone correction, autofocus, intelligent screen alignment, and obstacle avoidance which provides easy usability for older persons.
●Multiple ports: Features 2× HDMI, 2× USB, 1× LAN, and 1× Headphones (3.55mm), providing multiple connection options for elderly users.
●Chromecast built-in/Bluetooth/WiFi: Elfin comes with multiple advanced connections like Chromecast, Bluetooth, and WiFi to support other smart devices like tablets and phones so elderly users can watch the content of their choice.
● Android TV: Runs with Android TV ™, which gives elderly users easy access to over 5,000 apps like Disney+, Hulu, and HBO Max, thus providing non-stop entertainment every day.
Smart devices are excellent for elderly users as they are effortless to set up, handle and operate. They also help protect the eye health of elderly users as they reduce their exposure to harmful blue light. In addition, they come with built-in entertainment features that can keep older people entertained for a long time and are affordable.
XGIMI's HORIZON Pro, HORIZON, and Elfin are amazing projectors that would provide an exciting, immersive, and safe movie experience for elderly users.
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