LDM Product Roundup – Vol 22 No 23

The Geforce GTX 980 GPU, Nvidia‘s newest flagship, is now even more powerful. The company has updated the card in the form of the new GTX 980Ti, with support for UltraHD gaming at an average of 45fps. Nvidia’s Maxwell architecture is used in the card, with support for DirectX 12. The new card also has 50% more VRAM (6GB). It will be sold for $650, while the GTX 980 will drop to $500.

Nvidia’s has also launched its Android TV console, Nvidia Shield (Nvidia Reaffirms Move to Gaming Products With Streaming Console), in the USA and Canada. The standard version costs $200, while the Shield Pro (with 500GB of storage instead of 16GB and a bundled game) is $300.

Philips‘ 40″ BDM4065UC UltraHD LCD display (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 36) is now available in the USA. It costs $800.

The PN-V551, from Sharp (High-Res and Weatherproofing at ISE), iwill be available in the USA this month.

Q-Vio has added its sunlight-readable technology to Sharp‘s small- and mid-size displays. Solutions have been developed for 7″ (768 x 480), 12.1″ (1280 x 720), 15″ (1024 x 768), 15.6″ (1920 x 1080) and 20.1″ (1600 x 1200) products. Several more will be added throughout the year.

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