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iPhone 12 Pro Max OLED Display Technology Shoot-Out

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Ray Soneira has published his in-depth review of the iPhone 12 Pro Max display and found it to be at the leading edge of OLED (and other) smartphones. As usual, he …

Tags:Apple| iPhone| Measurement| OLEDs| Smartphones

NextGen TV Comes to Raleigh

by Bob Raikes

What They Say TVTechnology reported that five local TV stations are now transmitting using the ASTC 3.0 standard. The stations include Sinclair-owned WLFL (CW) and WRDC (MyNet), Nexstar’s WNCN (CBS), Univision’s WUVC and the …

Tags:ATSC| Broadcast

The Void may be toast, but what about out-of-home VR?

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We reported on the demise of The Void a VR-based LBE company. This is a follow up article that has a bit more about VR LBE with some comments from a …

Tags:Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Virtual Reality

New: Professional TV calibration at Media Markt and Saturn!

by Bob Raikes

What They Say reported that Media Markt & Saturn, the major German electronics retailers, will offer Calman-based professional TV calibration in 400 stores with pre-calibration costing from €99 while home calibration will cost …

Tags:Display Calibration| MediaMarkt (Saturn)| Retail| TVs (TV Sets)

BOE fails to supply OLED for iPhone again

by Milos Pavlovic

What They Say In our second BOE article today, we report that The Elec in Korea has published an article that claims that BOE has not got any orders for flexible OLEDs from Apple. …

Tags:BOE| Flexible Displays| OLEDs

Oppo Will Have a Full CMS Next Year

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Oppo said in its technical event this week that its Find X3 series would support the DCI P3 colour gamut with 10 bit colour and that it would have a managed …

Tags:China| Colour Management & Processing| Smartphones

Oppo Updates OLED AR glasses prototypes

by Bob Raikes

What They Say As well as a prototype rollable smartphone, (Oppo’s X 2021 rollable concept phone expands in your hand), Oppo showed an update to prototype glasses shown last year. The Oppo AR Glass …

Tags:Augmented Reality| OLEDs| Smartphones

 More Links W/E 20th November 2020

by Bob Raikes

A few more links that didn’t really need comment. We’re missing out the vast number of releases and reports on Black Friday pricing! Qualcomm joins list of firms approved to sell older chips to …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| Huawei| Museums & Exhibitions| Projectors| Qualcomm| Semiconductors| Sky

Omdia: 4K TV ownership at 38% in W. Europe

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Speaking at the 4K HDR Summit’s virtual edition, Maria Rua Aguete, Senior Research Director at Omdia said that the US is now at 52% penetration into the installed based of UltraHD …

Tags:Market Data| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| TVs (TV Sets)| UltraHD & 4K

Disney VR Arcade on the Brink

by Bob Raikes

What They Say It seems that Disney has pulled the plug on its ‘The Void’ VR arcades which used Disney content and there is a new owner that is considering resuming operations. However, the …

Tags:Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Virtual Reality