Bob Raikes


DCI Releases HDR Cinema Specifications

by Bob Raikes

I like to keep a note of possible Display Daily topics so that I can come up with a topic whenever the rota brings me to the keyboard. One topic that I have been …

Tags:DCI Compliance| HDR| HDR - High Dynamic Range| LED Cinema| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP

The Display Has Driven Me to the Dark Side

by Bob Raikes

It started with a display. Of course. When I decided to get a new tablet as my old Samsung just didn’t have enough storage for anything very useful any more, I couldn’t resist the …

Tags:4k| 8K| Apple| MiniLED

ISE Back on the Up

by Bob Raikes

The famous football manager, Carlo Ancellotti, in his autobiography ‘Quiet Leadership’, talked about the ‘arc’ of a football manager’s career with a single club. The manager comes in, signs some players and makes changes. …

Tags:ISE 2023| trade shows

VividQ Demo application

VividQ Demonstration Really is Holographic

by Bob Raikes

At the SID Display Week in 2022, I just missed (blame trade show email issues) a demonstration of some very intriguing technology from VividQ in Cambridge, UK. In early January, the firm held some …

Tags:Augmented Reality| GPUs| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Holographic Displays| Mixed Reality| Waveguide Display

Wireless TVs – A Recurring Topic

by Bob Raikes

I was interested to see the news of the LG wireless OLED TV that was shown recently at the CES 2023 show as a novelty. However, the idea is not a new one. The …

Tags:CES 2023| LG Electronics (LGE)| OLED TVs| Wireless| Wireless Charging

ViewSonic Adds Detail on its Folding LED

by Bob Raikes

Has Viewsonic managed to create a robust folding display for large corporate and educational facilities

Tags:LED| Meeting Rooms| Omid Rahmat| Projectors| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP

Update on Arcadia Cinema

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Last week I wrote about a PLF cinema facility in Italy that was upgrading to 100,000 lumens with an extra laser light source to show the new Avatar movie (Arcadia Cinema: …

Tags:3D Cinema| 6p Laser| Italy| Laser Projectors

Foxconn Eases China Factory Restrictions

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Foxconn has ended most of the restrictions on its factory in Zhengzhou, China including the “point-to-point” system, in which employees had to restrict daily movements to between their dormitories and the campus.  …

Tags:Apple| Covid-19| Foxconn (Honhai)| Supply Chain

Q3 2022 smartphone

Global Smartphone Shipment Market Share – Q3 2022

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Counterpoint Research published an infographic on the smartphone market in Q3 2022. Some highlights were: The global smartphone market declined by 12% YoY but grew 3% QoQ to 301.9 million units …

Tags:Apple| Market Data| Samsung| Smartphone Market

 iPad OS16.12 Improves External Display Support

by Bob Raikes

What They Say I was very pleased to see that Apple has released iPad OS 16.2 for download. The OS upgrade is significant as it contains the deferred improvement in support for external monitors …

Tags:Apple| iPad

Dell’s Concept Luna Investigates Modular Notebooks

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Dell has shown the latest version of a modular concept laptop that it is calling Concept Luna. The style is ‘comparable in size to a Latitude with some Dell XPS 13 …

Tags:Dell| Notebooks| Repair| warranty