Steve Sechrist


The Rebirth of Home Projection

by Steve Sechrist

The upside of so much “home time” may just have been the re-discovery of the ease, convenience and portability of digital projection. With dramatically improved technology advances including high bright light valve DLP / …

Tags:Laser Projectors| LED Projectors| Portable Projectors| Projectors

For Byton “Car of Tomorrow”on Hold

by Steve Sechrist

OK, a flying car it is NOT, but new EV (electric vehicle) start-up China based car maker Byton’s M-Byte due to ship “sometime” in 2021, is now on hold. With its whopping 48-inch diagonal …

Tags:Automotive| Curved Displays

Advent of the Flip Smartphone

by Steve Sechrist

When Steve Jobs first introduced the iPhone some thirteen years ago, Samsung, Motorola, Nokia and others were riding high, with both the candy bar (remember this) and flip phone designs leading the pack. Jobs …

Tags:AMOLED| Editor| Flexible Displays| Smartphone Market

OnePlus 8 Displaymate Shootout

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it, last week (April 21) OnePlus launched two new 5G-compatible flagship smartphone upgrades with “fluid” (90 and 120 Hz refresh) AMOLED displays, capacitive touch screens and HDR 10+ support. The …

Tags:Flexible Displays| Measurement| OLEDs| Shoot Outs

iPhone 12 Advances VR – AR

by Steve Sechrist

OK, you’ve been hunkered down at home for the past five weeks, but may still have missed all the buzz about the next generation flagship iPhone (12?) Forget the talk of a smaller notch, …

Tags:3D Depth Cameras| Apple| Augmented Reality| Cameras| iPhone

Can Software “Eat” 5G Hardware?

by Steve Sechrist

There is an old saying in the technology mind space that any hardware that can be replaced by software, will be. It’s an observable fact in technology evolution… Now, faced with the quandary of …

Tags:5G| AT&T| Cellular| Dell| Ericsson| FCC| Huawei| Microsoft| Networks| Nokia| Security

…and then China got Sick

by Steve Sechrist

It was the 19th century Habsburg era diplomat Prince Klemens von Metternich who once said, “When France sneezes, Europe catches a cold”. Well, it’s a different viral strain, but that’s pretty much what seems …

Tags:Apple| China| Covid-19| IDC| Manufacturing| Market Data| Smartphone Market

Biggest Display in the Galaxy

by Steve Sechrist

Koreans love competition and particularly, to claim the biggest and the best, (anyone remember the “worlds largest TV” CES wars between Samsung and LG?) Forget all that, Samsung is going for biggest display in …

Tags:OLEDs| Samsung Display| Shoot Outs| Smartphones

iPad Turns 10 – Yep

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it the iPad had its 10th birthday this past week. It was January 27, 2010 that a noticeably thinning Steve Jobs presented, to much fanfare, the first iPad tablet device. …

Tags:Apple| IDC| iOS (Apple)| iPad| Market Data| tablets

2020 End of an Era – Dawn of the Next

by Steve Sechrist

It’s January 2020, which has kind of a nice ring to it and yes, perhaps a fitting time to muse over the passing of a technology giant, as we consider the dawn of what’s …

Tags:Apple| Desktop Monitors| Laser| Microsoft| Publishers

The Move to Mixed Mobile Reality

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it, in the latest worldwide VR – AR (virtual reality – augmented reality) market forecast, spending is reckoned to increase 78.5% next year, reaching $18.8 billion in 2020, over the …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Market Data| Mixed Reality| Oculus VR| Virtual Reality