Links Week Ending 16th September 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the end of this week. There are a lot again as I was …

Tags:BenQ| Big Data/AI| CAD-CAM-CAE| DisplayPort| HD+ (Germany)| Huawei| IFA 2022| Interfaces| Kopin| OLED TVs| Panasonic| Smart TV| Smartphones| Touch Displays| TVs (TV Sets)| UST Projectors| Virtual Reality

OK, Varjo, I Finally Get It!

by Bob Raikes

As I have written before, I have been somewhat sceptical of the whole Metaverse thing (I saw a headline about a ‘Metaverse hotel’ today – how bizarre is that concept?). (Metaverse – Meta and …

Tags:Augmented Reality| CAD-CAM-CAE| Cloud Computing| Mixed Reality| The Metaverse

Sony and Mechdyne Collaborate on 8K x 2K LED Curved Solution

by Chris Chinnock

In what is believed to be a first-of-a-kind installation, Mechdyne and Sony have put together a 32’x9’ 8K x 2K LED curved video wall featuring Sony’s Crystal LED technology. The Government aerospace client also …

Tags:CAD-CAM-CAE| Curved Displays| LED| Meeting Rooms| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| sony| Visualisation

The “Wow” Factor is Just the Beginning (Part 2)

by Sri Peruvemba

Yesterday, I covered the development of several types of 3D displays and today I’m moving on to look at the practical applications. Here is the link to yesterday’s article (The “Wow” Factor is Just …

Tags:3D (Three Dimensions)| CAD-CAM-CAE| Holographic Displays| SID Display Week 2021| Simulation

Siggraph Opens My Ears to VR

by Bob Raikes

I’ve been in Vancouver most of this week and we’ll have the report on the Siggraph event for you next week. It was interesting and was a first attendence at the event for me. …

Tags:audio| CAD-CAM-CAE| Editorial| GPUs| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Nvidia| Vol 25 - Issue 31

Practice is Behind the State of the Art in Professional VR

by Bob Raikes

Kathleen Maher is from Jon Peddie Research where she focuses on content creation and software and was the first speaker after lunch when she talked about commercial VR. She started by saying that in …

Tags:CAD-CAM-CAE| CAVEs| Laval Virtual 2017| Mobile Display Monitor| Press Events| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 12

Siemens Busy – Buys Mentor

by Bob Raikes

Siemens has agreed to buy Mentor Graphics, the specialist in electronic design automation, for $4.5 billion. The company is also investing €70 million in Bentley Systems to develop joint solutions for infrastructure and industry. …

Tags:CAD-CAM-CAE| Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 45


First-ever Philips 5K Display: UltraClear Resolution and Professional Colour

by Isaac Oburu

MMD, the leading technology company and brand license partner for Philips Monitors, announces a new display with UltraClear 5K resolution – the first 5K display in the line-up. With 14.7 million pixels (5,120 x …

Tags:5K (5120 x 2880)| CAD-CAM-CAE| Colour Quality| Desktop Monitors| MMD (AOC Philips)

MDM Product Roundup – Vol 22 No 46

by Tom Allen

The 8″ Nvidia Shield tablet has been re-released, after it stopped selling the device earlier this year. Nothing has changed aside from some minor alterations to the case, and the price: the tablet now …

Tags:CAD-CAM-CAE| LCD Modules| Mobile Display Monitor| NLT| Nvidia| Panasonic| Smartphones| sony| tablets| Tianma| Vol 22 - Issue 46

The CAD Market Returns to Growth

by Helen Vince

Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry’s research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced the completion of the CAD market study with historical data and forecasts. JPR’s CAD Report tracks suppliers of CAD …

Tags:CAD-CAM-CAE| Jon Peddie Research (JPR)

BenQ’s Monitor is Solidworks-Certified

by Raverstead

The new BL2711U is, says BenQ, the world’s first 27″ UltraHD monitor for designers. It is primarily aimed at CAD/CAM users. An IPS panel (an AUO AHVA unit) enables the BL2711U to cover 100% …

Tags:BenQ| CAD-CAM-CAE| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Vol 21 - Issue 44