Aspect Ratios


LG DualUp 28MQ780 Monitor Review: A Unique New Display Shape

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Tom’s Hardware looked at the LG DualUp 28MQ780 monitor which has a 16:18 aspect ratio (and is effectively dual stacked 16:9 panels). The resolution is 2560 x 2880 so it’s the …

Tags:Aspect Ratios| Desktop Monitors| LG Electronics (LGE)

Wider Still & Wider…

by Bob Raikes

In yesterday’s Display Daily, I mentioned that the Invidis Yearbook had alerted me to an interesting development by Microsoft. The firm has included a new arrangement for Teams displays called Front Row that is …

Tags:Aspect Ratios| Interactive Displays| LCD Panels| Microsoft

The Shape of (Monitor) Things to Come (Part 2)

by Bob Raikes

Yesterday, I looked at the ergonomics of desktop monitors and why they are shaped the way they are (The Shape of (Monitor) Things to Come (Part 1)). Today, I’m going to dig a bit …

Tags:Aspect Ratios| Curved Displays| Desktop Monitors| Large LCD Supply

The Shape of (Monitor) Things to Come (Part 1)

by Bob Raikes

I was struggling to come up with a topic for today’s column then I saw an interesting release (LG’s Award-Winning Premium Monitors Designed With Modern Home-Office Workers in Mind) about a new ‘Dual Up’ …

Tags:Aspect Ratios| CRT| Desktop Monitors| Visual Ergonomics

Does LG Have the Shape of Things to Come?

by Bob Raikes

The shape of displays has been changing a lot over the last twenty years. That’s true in mobile applications and TVs, but a new shape for a display shown at CES has encouraged me …

Tags:Aspect Ratios| Desktop Monitors

Smartphones with 18:9 Displays – Can They be Game Changers?

by Sweta Dash

This year, smartphone displays with 18:9 aspect ratio have been empowering new flagship products from top brands such as LG Electronics and Samsung Electronics. Apple is also expected to adopt this new format display …

Tags:Aspect Ratios| Japan Display Inc (JDI)| LG Displays (LGD)| LG Electronics (LGE)| Samsung| Smartphones| Vol 24 - Issue 28

Artistic Intent and Aspect Ratios

by Bob Raikes

There was a time when the number of aspect ratios on electronic displays was quite limited, but that has changed dramatically, now. In the cinema, for many years (from 1932 to 1953 according to …

Tags:Aspect Ratios| Vol 24 - Issue 28

Eizo Boosts ColorEdge Dark Tones

by Tom Allen

Focusing on colour, Eizo’s 24.1″ ColorEdge CG247X is designed for the media and entertainment industry. It replaces 2015’s CG247, with features for post production editing and video creation. Colour gamut coverage has been expanded …

Tags:Aspect Ratios| Colour Critical Monitors| Desktop Monitors| Eizo| Large Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 26

LDM Product Roundup – Vol 23 No 19

by Tom Allen

A very low-cost laptop, which takes all of its computing power from a connected smartphone, is being launched on Kickstarter by Androminium. Called the Superbook, the unit is a laptop shell that connects to …

Tags:Aspect Ratios| Blu-ray Players| Crowdfunding (Kickstarter etc)| Large Display Monitor| Leyard| Notebooks| Philips| Planar| Smartphones| UltraHD| Video Wall Processors| Vol 23 - Issue 19

Optoma Chooses 16:6

by Tom Allen

Just before ISE, Optoma announced a new DLP laser-phosphor projector with an ultra-short throw ratio (ISE is Round the Corner) – and the company has now brought it to the market. Based on a …

Tags:Aspect Ratios| DLP Projectors| Large Display Monitor| Laser Phosphor Projectors| Optoma| Vol 23 - Issue 10

Wider Still and Wider….

by Bob Raikes

Today, I’m writing this article using a new monitor that I have on loan from Samsung. The monitor (the SE790C ) is a 34″ 21:9 unit with 3440 x 1440 resolution and is curved. …

Tags:Aspect Ratios| Desktop Monitors| Vol 22 - Issue 19

Samsung Returns to Square Signage

by Tom Allen

Samsung’s stand had extended significantly, this year, displacing Panasonic and Lang AG, which had moved to the far side of Hall 1 (ruffling some feathers, we understand). The extra space was being used to …

Tags:Aspect Ratios| Broadcast| Curved Displays| Desktop Monitors| Digital Signage| DOOH| ISE 2015| Large Display Monitor| LCD displays| Samsung| Vol 22 - Issue 08| Waterproof Displays