Once upon a time, just having a wall-mounted flat-panel TV was enough to make a huge impression by itself. Never satisfied, of course, showy consumers have since tried to one-up each other with plasmas and LCDs that lift from, hide behind , and pop up from the or even out from .
So what's left? The ceiling, of course.
The "Automated Ceiling Lift" from Chief Manufacturing "will make your TV like a drop-down projection screen," according to Electronic House. And it's not one of those small drop-down numbers like those either: It can handle displays of more than 61 inches, the company says, or up to 190 pounds.
Still, there's more than one way to make a statement. For our taste, we'd prefer the.