CES 2018


Harman & Samsung Release Video of CES Concepts

by Bob Raikes

Ken went to see Harman at CES and there was plenty to see (Harman and Samsung Find Synergy — Really!). Now the companies have released a new video that shows some of the things …

Tags:Automotive| Back Panel| CES 2018| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 25 - Issue 06

Byton e-Car Launch Exploits Next Gen Displays

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it, at the CES 2018 press day, new kid on the block, China car maker Future Mobility Corp. (FMC), launched its new electric car brand, Byton, that features a completely …

Tags:Automotive| CES 2018| Curved Displays| Vol 25 - Issue 05

QDs Don’t Disappoint at CES

by Bob Raikes

Sorry for the overload this week – we (almost) finished our CES report and Matt made a thorough report on the big retail show in New York. We have a few stories from CES …

Tags:CES 2018| Corning| Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Nanosys| Quantum Dots| Vol 25 - Issue 03

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Continental: The Future of Mobility is Electric

by Ken Werner

Continental is a huge global Tier 1 supplier to automotive industry that is develops and delivers subsystems for nearly every imaginable automotive function. (A different division is the well-know tire maker.) Among the concepts …

Tags:audio| Automotive| CES 2018| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 04

CES Busy and Bigger than Ever!

by Bob Raikes

CES was a big show with more space than ever before at 2.75 million sq. ft. (255,500 m2) and the total attendance was expected to be over 170,000. The event seemed very busy this …

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Harman and Samsung Find Synergy — Really!

by Ken Werner

Whenever one company merges with or devours another, it predicts that a cornucopia of synergistic value will result. More often than not, it doesn’t, but since Samsung completed its acquisition of Harman in March …

Tags:Automotive| CES 2018| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 25 - Issue 02

Clearink: “We Look Forward to Astonishing You”

by Ken Werner

In an interview room at CES, we spoke with a very happy Frank Christiaens, CEO of Clearink, the Canadian company that has developed a video-rate electrophoretic display technology using an innovative, fast switching mechanism …

Tags:CES 2018| EPD (Electrophoretic)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 02

Has Visteon Found a Sweet Spot?

by Ken Werner

Tier 1 automotive supplier Visteon thinks it has found a display sweet spot. While other automotive suppliers are developing clusters and cockpits with OLEDs and QLEDs, Visteon feels that exploiting the current oversupply of …

Tags:Automotive| CES 2018| Head Up Displays HUDs| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 25 - Issue 02

For QuirkLogic, 2018 is the Ramp-up Year

by Ken Werner

QuirkLogic’s 42″ E Ink-based Quilla whiteboard is the world’s largest battery powered display, said company CEO Nashir Samanani when we met for an interview at CES. But Samanani objected to my use of the …

Tags:CES 2018| E Ink| Interactive Displays| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 02

E Ink Spreads Its Reflective Wings

by Ken Werner

Although Amazon does not make sales numbers of its Kindle eReaders public, and it is fashionable in some quarters to announce the death of eBooks, it seems as if sales of Kindles (by far …

Tags:CES 2018| E Ink| EPD (Electrophoretic)| Flexible Displays| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 25 - Issue 02

Cars, Yes; Display Technology, Not So Much

by Ken Werner

We found interesting automotive display technology at Tier 1 suppliers and display companies such as LG Display, but there was surprisingly little in the way of display technolology to be seen at the North …

Tags:Automotive| CES 2018| Flexible Displays| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 25 - Issue 02

HTC Vive Pro Matches Visuals of Samsung Odyssey

by Bob Raikes

HTC launched its new Vive Pro in a dedicated meeting room in the Wynn. The company has upgrade the headset from the original design and from our point of view, the main change is …

Tags:CES 2018| HTC| Mobile Display Monitor| Simulation| Training| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 02