New vehicle to assist PNG weightlifters

first_imgThe new Ford Ranger will assist weightlifters and officials move to and from training.The vehicle will also assist the federation carry out development programs in schools and communities.Federation President Sir John Dawanincura was thankful for the sponsorship and said it will assist Commonwealth gold medalist Dika Toua conduct school clinics as part of a talent identification program.“It’s been a challenge to transport training weights to schools so this vehicle will assist Dika as well,” he said.Trukai sales and marketing general manager Andrew Daubney said they’re proud to be a major sponsor for weightlifting and are confident of the team winning more gold at the Pacific Games and Oceania Youth championship.last_img read more

Xiaomi WEMAX ONE PRO Ultra Short Throw ALPD 30 Laser Projector Goes

first_imgWhile Xiaomi is yet to talk about this latest version, the price is some $100 up from the original Mi Laser Projector while the specs list also gets a little upgrade. One thing that has thankfully remained the same is the compact, almost Apple-like design.Get Xiaomi WEMAX ONE Ultra Short Throw 7000 ANSI Lumens Laser Projector for $1749.99 with code IT-CN09FENWhile it took the original Xiaomi Mi Laser Projector some 5 months to be brought down to its current price of $1749.99, Xiaomi appears to be going generous with the latest version (or it could be Gearbest itself considering the site is promoting its 11.11 sale) that is already being offered for as low as $1749.99. We have seen some very good reviews of Xiaomi’s Mi Laser Projector from both the industry experts and end users. Our personal experience with the Mi Laser Projector has also been nothing short of a dream. Short throw, crisp colors that can survive ambient light, the ability to do without a white wall – what else can you ask for? It now appears we are in for an upgrade.Being advertised as the world’s first ALPD (advanced laser display) 3.0 technology equipped ultra short throw projector, the WEMAX ONE 7000 ANSI Lumens laser projector can deliver up to 150-inches of full high-definition images in only 50 centimeters. The device offers a life of 25,000 hours and the convenience of controlling it through remote or a voice assistant. Here’s the complete specs list as taken from GB:Features ALPD 3.0 laser light source technology by AppotronicsIn addition to high-quality lasers, the unit also features a top-end speaker system for a true cinema experienceCan project a display up to a maximum of 150 inchesSystem parameter: CPU: T968 Cortex-A53 4-core 1.8GHz / 64bit | RAM: 2GB DDR3 | ROM: 16GB eMMC FlashOffers a maximum of 7000 lumens source brightness and a 3000 : 1 native contrastDisplay: 0.47 inch DMDResolution: Full HD (1920 x 1080)Support resolution: 4KLight source: ALPD 3.0Brightness: 7000 lumensLight mode: highlight, movie, normalAuto mode: save power, eye protectBrightness uniformity: JBMA more than 80 percentColor gamut: NTSC 80 – 85 percentCentral contrast: 2500 : 1 – 3500 : 1Color temperature: standard, cold color, warm colorProjection parameter: Throw ratio: 0.233 : 1 | Best project distance: 150 inch | Projection Distance: 0.1 to 3m | Image Size: 12 – 150 inch | Image Scale: 16:9, 4:3WiFi: dual-band 2.4GHz + 5GHzBluetooth: V4.0HDR: supportedkeystone correction: four corners, eight cornersFocus: power focus3D: supportedSound: DOLBYExternal speaker: supportedSpeaker: full frequency speaker x 2 + high frequency speaker x 1Remote control: Bluetooth, voice, touch controlConnection: Ethernet x 1, SPDIF x 2, audio out x 1, AV 3.5 x 1, USB 3.0 x 1, ARC x 1, HDMI 2.0 x 2, USB 2.0 x 1Voice: less than 32dB (at 25 Deg.C)Power consume: 250W (max)Functions: 3D, Bluetooth, DVB-T, DVD Player, External Subtitle, Speaker, WiFiProduct weight: 6.3200 kg | Package weight: 9.0000 kgPackage Contents: 1 x Projector, 1 x Remote Control, 1 x English User Manual, 1 x Power Cable, 2 x Adapter, 1 x Cleaning ClothIf you have been waiting for some discounts to arrive to get your hands on this 150-inch short throw laser projector powered by cinema technology, now is the time! Use code IT-CN09FEN and get it for $1749.99 down from its original price of over $2200.You can also check all the products that are currently on 11.11 promo over at this link.Also on promo: Save over $400 on DJI Mavic 2 Pro, Zoom and Pro Platinumcenter_img Share Tweet Submitlast_img read more

Las Vegas reaches 40 million visitors for 2014

first_imgLas Vegas has reached a historic milestone, exceeding 40 million visitors for the first time, and yet the tourism industry in Southern Nevada continues to expand.This year has been a strong year for Las Vegas, achieving ten consecutive months of visitor volume increases, with many of those months being the best on record.The “Entertainment Capital of the World” has surpassed its record for annual visitation, drawing more than 40 million people with two weeks remaining of the calendar year.Current pacing suggests the destination could approach nearly 41 million visitors by the end of the year, with the previous record was set in 2012 with more than 39,727,000 tourists.Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority president and CEO Rossi Ralenkotter, said that Las Vegas couldn’t have reached this milestone without the continued investments of partners.“Ongoing developments in the destination, including new, renovated and rebranded resort properties, exciting new attractions, world-class entertainment, incredible culinary offerings and more are what keep first-time visitors and loyalists returning to Las Vegas time and time again,” Mr Ralenkotter said.Las Vegas has seen an increase in direct international air service in 2014 with Canada and Mexico proving to be instrumental to visitation growth.Tourism plays a vital role in the economy of Southern Nevada and the Las Vegas Valley generating more than USD$45 billion annually and supporting 376,000 local jobs.To celebrate the 40 million visitor milestone, as only Las Vegas can, the destination created a series of priceless, ‘Only in Vegas’ experiences and surprised unsuspecting visitors with Las Vegas entertainers.Source = ETB Travel News: Lewis Wisemanlast_img read more