JVC Releases Firmware Update for D-ILA Projectors

JVC today announced the release of a new firmware update for its current D-ILA projectors.

Announced in September at CEDIA 2023, the free update includes the second generation of the company’s Frame Adapt HDR tone-mapping technology, which analyzes the peak brightness of HDR10 content for each scene or frame in real time and uses a proprietary algorithm to adjust and optimize dynamic range for improved picture quality and a “more three-dimensional appearance.”

In particular, JVC says the algorithm was reengineered to suppress peak white information, especially in high brightness areas, without a loss of color, and to deliver more vibrant HDR images.

The update also makes it possible to back up all stored settings on a USB flash drive and increases the number of available light-source adjustments from three steps to 100 steps to achieve more precise light control for projectors equipped with JVC's BLU-Escent laser.

Models that benefit from this update include the DLA-NZ9/RS4100, DLA-NZ8/RS3100, and DLA-NZ7/RS2100. The update can be downloaded here.