Jon Peddie


What the Olympic visitors Saw

by Jon Peddie

A humongous floating video wall and a virtual badminton game. Image provided by The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Image created with the cooperation of NTT For the Olympics, NTT …

Tags:Olympics| Outdoor Displays| Outside Broadcast| Sports and Stadiums

The State of the PC Industry

by Jon Peddie

The PC industry has been on a rollercoaster ride for the past decade or longer: up, down, up, down, up. In 2010, when Paul Otellini was Intel’s CEO, he forecast robust growth for the …

Tags:GPUs| Graphics Cards| Market Data| PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)| tablets

Expanscape’s Aurora 7 – a Pixel Pig’s Delight

by Jon Peddie

London-based Expanscape has developed a seven-screen transportable PC, and is surely in line for a mention, if not a prize in the Guinness Book of World Records. Click for higher resolution As pictured, the …


Dell Has 40-inches and 11 Million Pixels for You

by Jon Peddie

When it comes to monitors—bigger is always better. When we first started using multiple monitors so we could see more and do more, the bezels were anywhere from one to one and one-half inches …

Tags:5K (5120 x 2880)| Dell| Desktop Monitors

What’s driving GPU sales—COVID, games, or Crypto?

by Jon Peddie

We’ve been tracking GPU and before that graphics controller shipments for decades, and we think we have a sense of their trends and seasonal behavior. Most recently, our Market Watch report for Q3 2020 …

Tags:AMD| GPUs| Intel| Market Data| Nvidia| PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)

Omniverse—work anywhere, in any program, with your colleagues

by Jon Peddie

It hasn’t been too many years since the siloed effects of specialists in the graphics production pipeline drove up a studio or company’s costs, and delayed projects because they used incompatible programs. At GDC …

Tags:3D software| Graphics Software| Nvidia| Standards

Imagination Deal Under UK Government Scrutiny – Canyon Bridge Violated the Deal

by Jon Peddie

When Canyon Bridge Partners, which is owned by China Reforma Chinese state-owned investment fund, sought to buy Imagination Technologies in 2017, Theresa May’s government approved the acquisition on the basis that Canyon Bridge was …

Tags:China| Financial Data| Imagination Tech| Mergers & Acquisitions| Semiconductor Industry

The Arguments for Ultra-Sized Monitors

by Jon Peddie

Most, if not all, of us, spend our workday in front of a monitor. One of the most glued-to-the-screen group of users can be found working in the financial sector. Traders often have 4, …

Tags:Curved Displays| Desktop Monitors

Ray Tracing in Games – a Dissenting POV

by Jon Peddie

Just in case you are new to my ramblings, and passions, allow me to tell you about my background and interests. I am an avid game player, specifically AAA FPS single player. I am …

Tags:Game Playing| ray tracing

Dell’s Gigundous* 49″ Ultrasharp Monitor

by Jon Peddie

Dell may have just killed the multimonitor market, well, at least, put a big dent in it. The U49 will put 7.4 megapixels in your face, and you’ll like it The company has just …

Tags:Curved Displays| Dell| Desktop Monitors| Game Playing| Vol 25 - Issue 40

Your AIBs Just Got More Expensive – Better Buy Them Now

by Jon Peddie

Unless you’ve been in solitary confinement, or you’ve just exited from a vow of silence, then you know the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave in Washington D.C. has unilaterally decreed a tariff of …

Tags:Duty| GPUs| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 36