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How the US Military Could Save AR From Itself

by Omid Rahmat

In 2018, Microsoft won a $479 million deal to develop a prototype headset based on HoloLens for the US Army. The military believes that AR can provide soldiers with a visual advantage, similar to …

Tags:AR Glasses| Hololens| Microsoft

LG is GM’s Supplier of the Year

by Emory Kale

Receiving this award signifies that a manufacturer has managed to meet all the demands of one of the world’s largest car makers, GM. This recognition may help strengthen LG’s reputation within the industry, potentially …

Tags:Automotive| LG| P-OLED

Apple Leaking Like a Sieve Over Mixed Reality Headset Plans

by Omid Rahmat

The vision for an Apple mixed reality headset may have its origin in its famed design department under Jon Ivey. Since then it’s been nothing but hype and leaks, with a level of uncharacteristic …

Tags:Apple| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Mixed Reality

Vizio Gets a Step Closer to MRR With Ad Serving Deal

by Omid Rahmat

The company recently made a deal with Whip Media to manage its ad revenue reporting for WatchFree+. As a pretty hefty US TV brand already, the company has managed to start making a transition …

Tags:Smart TV| Vizio

Korean Startup, Prazen, Wants to Show You Its Next Generation AR

by Omid Rahmat

Prazen was founded and is run by its CEO, Heekyung Kim. The company comes out of Samsung’s creative lab (C-Lab), an incubator of sorts for new startups coming out of that company’s research labs. …

Tags:AR Glasses| Augmented Reality| AWE 2023| Prazen

TCL Launches QD-MiniLED TVs in China

by Emory Kale

TCL recently held a product launch event in China for their QD-MiniLED TVs. The event saw the unveiling of two new models, the flagship X11G and the Q10G Pro. QD-miniLED technology can produce a …

Tags:MiniLED| QD-MiniLED| TCL| TVs (TV Sets)

Gaming Monitors Still Growing Despite Lagging 2023

by Omid Rahmat

There is currently an excess of gaming monitors in the market, which means it will take some time for inventories to return to normal but that’s just slowing down growth, not killing it. Gaming …

Tags:Gaming Monitor| Market Data

Display Shipments: Party Like It’s 2019

by Omid Rahmat

Strategizing display manufacturing post-pandemic has no historical context or roadmap that you can call on to provide some succor. Market prognostications suffer from a similar malaise. It may be that the best you can …

Tags:Manufacturing| Supply Chain

Samsung Gets Aggressive on OLED TV

by Omid Rahmat

The company is shifting its strategy to target a different tier of the market, something that is bound to impact LG, as it reacts.

Tags:LG| OLED TVs| Samsung| Universal Display Corporation

Apple iPhone 14 Panel Shipments Drop 23% MoM With Anemic Growth

by Omid Rahmat

As we approach the end of March, the latest survey of supply chain data from DSCC indicates that panel shipments for the iPhone 14 Series are tracking 2% higher than the iPhone 13 Series …

Tags:BOE| DSCC| iPhone| LDC| Market Data| OLED| SDC