Helen Vince


Altera FPGAs to Help with Dolby Vision Solutions

by Helen Vince

Display Components, Materials and Manufacturing – FPGAs have come a long, long way from their early beginnings and now power all kinds of professional and consumer electronic equipment.  Altera and Xilinx dominate the market, but …

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Sony TV Connectivity Tops All Brands

by Helen Vince

Business and Strategic – Sony TV Group does have some good things going for it, according to Strategy Analytics which tracks global connected devices, including smart TVs, game consoles and media streaming devices. It seems …

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Cameras for BYOD

by Helen Vince

Camera/Camcorder – At the recent Pepcom event on September 29, I saw several small cameras that were targeting the Bring Your Own Display (BYOD) market, where the display in question was a mobile smartphone or …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| BYOD| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 21 - Issue 40| Volume 21

LG is Making Progress in OLED Manufacturing

by Helen Vince

OLED – TechRadar reports that LG has made considerable progress in its OLED TV manufacturing. This report is based on an interview with K I Kwon, president of LG Electronics UK. This  follows our article “LG …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Vol 21 - Issue 40| Volume 21

Gaming Monitors that Don’t Tear or Stutter

by Helen Vince

Professional Monitors – At PEPCOM’s Holiday Spectacular, a press-and-analysts-only show held on September 29 at the Metropolitan Pavilion on New York City’s West Side, I came across the new ASUS PG278Q 2560 x 1440 gaming …

Tags:Asus| Large Display Monitor| Nvidia| Opinion| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| Vol 21 - Issue 39| Volume 21

Wearable Devices to Reach 116 Million Units by 2017

by Helen Vince

Market Intelligence – The budding world of wearable devices is about to change even before it goes mainstream, so says a recent report on wearable technology by Juniper Research. The group recently published its Smart Wearables: Fitness, Glasses, Watches, …

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TV Landscape is Getting More Mobile

by Helen Vince

TV – With TV sales somewhat recovering from a recent downturn, many hope that the TV market is returning to normal.  There are also many analysts that have a different view based on changes in …

Tags:Cable| Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| TV Reception| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 39| Volume 21

Christie Demos High Dynamic Range Projector

by Helen Vince

Digital Cinema – In a special visit to Christie Digital in Kitchener, Ontario, Insight Media had a chance to see something few have seen yet – a new Christie projector that offers a significant increase …

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LG Slashes Prices on 55″ Curved OLED TV

by Helen Vince

TV – The Korean Times reports that LG is slashing the price for their curved 55″ OLED TV from KRW15 million ($14,200) a year ago to KRW3.99 million this month. The lower prices will be in effect throughout …

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iPhone 6 Teardown and the Cost of Display

by Helen Vince

Mobile Displays – A recent iPhone 6 teardown report published by IHS confirms Apple is sourcing both its 4.7″ and 5.5″ AMLCD panels from LG Display and JDI (Japan Display Inc).  The company is paying $45 for the (smaller …

Tags:Apple| IHS Markit| iPhone| LCD Modules| Mobile Display Monitor| Small & Medium Displays| Teardowns| Vol 21 - Issue 39| Volume 21

3D: Selling the Next Big Thing

by Helen Vince

3D in Education – There’s no place for jaundiced observations in serious business planning. That’s why I took time at InfoComm, ISTE and other conferences in 2014 to interview the big 3D players – some …

Tags:3D Content Creation| 3D software| Education| Large Display Monitor| Opinion| Vol 21 - Issue 39| Volume 21

University of Michigan Group Shows Improved Blue PHOLED

by Helen Vince

Display Components – A paper revealing a new blue PHOLED technology that could lead to longer battery life in smartphones and other mobile devices has been published in Nature Materials by researchers at the University of …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED Materials| OLEDs| R&D (Research & Development)| Vol 21 - Issue 39| Volume 21