Luminance Contouring Redux

by Matthew Brennesholtz

According to Dictionary.com, “Redux” means “brought back; revived.” I last paid a serious visit to luminance contouring in a 1998 SPIE paper I wrote while at Philips Research titled “Luminance contouring at the display …

Tags:CRT| DLP| LCD displays| MicroLED| OLEDs

Siggraph 2018 Experience Hall Roundup

by Bob Raikes

The Experience Hall was for start-ups and research projects (like the SID i-Zone) and we found a number of display-related projects at different stages of development. FairLight is a research project from Japan that …

Tags:Augmented Reality| DLP| Human Visual System (HVS)| Large Display Monitor| Light Field Displays| Mobile Display Monitor| Projection Mapping| Siggraph 2018| Vol 25 - Issue 32

New TI DLP Chipset Can Enable Improved HUDs

by Arthur Berman

Texas Instruments (TI) has unveiled a new and improved, second generation Digital Light Processing (DLP) chipset that is qualified for automotive head-up display system applications. Key features and benefits of the model DLP3030-Q1 chipset …

Tags:Automotive| DLP| Head Up Displays HUDs| TI (Texas Instruments)| Vol 25 - Issue 17

Mercedes Uses Projectors for Headlamps

by Bob Raikes

The Mercedes Maybach S-Class uses a million TI DLP micromirrors in each of its headlights to create very accurately defined light beams from the LEDs. The headlamps can also be used to signal to …

Tags:Automotive| DLP| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 09

Kodak Projectors are Very Small

by Bob Raikes

Eastman Kodak Company announced the availability of three new portable projectors from its North American brand licensee, C+A Global: the Kodak Pocket Portable Projector, Pocket Pico Projector, and Pocket Wireless Pico Projector. The DLP-based …

Tags:DLP| Kodak| Mobile Display Monitor| Pico Projectors| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 08

TI Result 23/01/2018

by Vijaya

Texas Instruments reported revenue of $3.75 billion and net income of $344 million in Q4 of 2017. This compares to revenue of $3.41 billion and net income of $1.05 billion reported in Q4 of …

Tags:DLP| Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| TI (Texas Instruments)| Vol 25 - Issue 03

TV Projectors at CES

by Chris Chinnock

See Projection Round up from CES 2018 for details of other projectors at the show. ChangHong was showing two different ultrashort throw projection TVs. The first is a new prototype of a RGB laser …

Tags:CES 2018 TV| Changhong| DLP| Hisense| Large Display Monitor| Laser Phosphor Projectors| Laser TVs| Microvision| sony| Vol 25 - Issue 02

WaveOptics announces Augmented Reality partnership with Coretronic Corporation

by Bob Raikes

WaveOptics, a designer and manufacturer of diffractive waveguides, announced a partnership with Coretronic, the Taiwanese-based worldwide number one provider of DLP projection solutions. This partnership is intended to advance AR system integration, while lowering …

Tags:AR/VR| Augmented Reality| Coretronic| DLP| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 04

TI Adds new UltraHD DLP Chipsets

by Bob Raikes

Texas Instruments (TI) announced an expanded family of chipsets to bring 4K UHD technology to new applications. The company added two smaller chipsets, the DLP470TE and DLP470TP for ultraHD laser TVs, mobile smart TVs, …

Tags:DLP| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| TI (Texas Instruments)| UltraHD| Vol 24 - Issue 46

TI Describes Method to Achieve Variable Frame Rates in Cinemas

by Chris Chinnock

Tim Ryan from TI’s DLP Cinema group gave a presentation on the way DLP cinema projectors can offer variable frame rates. The projectors can run at various frame rates already, but require time to …

Tags:Cinema Projection| DLP| HFR - High Frame Rate| Large Display Monitor| SMPTE 2017| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| Vol 24 - Issue 41

LEDs in a Pincer Movement

by Bob Raikes

There was quite a lot of interesting news this week, even if there was nothing ‘earth shattering’. We have Ken’s report on the SID Automotive show in MDM and at the end of the …

Tags:DLP| Editorial| Large Display Monitor| LED| MicroLED| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 24 - Issue 38