A Mea Culpa on Games and Displays

by Omid Rahmat

Appealing to gamers is appealing to entertainment consumers.

Tags:Consoles| Game monitors| Microsoft| Nintendo| sony| TVs

Sony led a big jump in video-game hardware sales in the US

by Bob Raikes

 What They Say Bloomberg said that there are signs of better supply for PS5 consoles and that this had meant a boost in US games hardware sales to $1.3 billion. The number is based …

Tags:Consoles| Market Data| PlayStation| sony

Forecast: US connected video devices to top 1.1 Billion

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Advanced TV published a forecast from Kagan for internet-connected video devices in the US that predicts a CAGR of 2.3% from 2021-26 with around 8.5 devices per household remaining broadly static …

Tags:Consoles| Forecasts| Market Data| OTT Video| Smartphone Market| Streaming Dongles| Streaming Video| TVs (TV Sets)| USA

Niantic Shows AR Prototype & Nreal Air Supports Consoles

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We saw a couple more items after Qualcomm’s announcements last week.  9to5Google reported that Niantic showed a prototype of its new (“Not final”) design for an AR headset using the new Snapdragon …

Tags:Apple| Augmented Reality| Consoles

pimax portal

Pimax Adds a Console that Becomes a Headset

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Several weeks ago, VR headset maker Pimax released a new device that is called the Pimax Portal that has been described as a Nintendo Switch that can be used for VR. …

Tags:Consoles| Game Playing| HDR - High Dynamic Range| MiniLED| Rec 2020| Virtual Reality| WiGIG

Google Shutting Stadia – Logitech Goes for Cloud Gaming

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Google is shutting down its Stadia cloud gaming platform from January 2023 it said in a blog post. Specialists in gaming suggest that the service suffered from a weak selection of …

Tags:Cloud Gaming| Consoles| Google

Samsung Ark Monitor is very Curved

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Samsung Electronics has a new 55″ 1000R curved UltraHD gaming display with 165Hz refresh and a new controller. The ‘Quantum miniLED’ backlight has 14 bits of control and Samsung said that …

Tags:Consoles| Desktop Monitors| Game Playing

Links Week Starting 15th August 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 first part of this week. (I’m still catching up after Display Week!) …

Tags:Aviation| Broadcast| Consoles| Desktop Monitors| Digital Signage Software| Foldable Devices| Germany| Glass| Investment| LED| Market Data| PlayStation| QSRs & Menu Boards| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Spain| Supply Chain| Video Processors

Games Market to Decline in 2022

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Highlighting a research report from Ampere Analysis, Protocol Entertainment dug into the tough coming year for the games business, especially console makers Microsoft and Sony. What We Think As I have …

Tags:Consoles| Forecasts| Game Playing| Market Data