Google Maps to Support AR-based Live View

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Android Police reported that Google is rolling out an app called Live View that will overlay information onto the real world for users in some cities (London, Los Angeles, New York, …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Google| GPS

WayRay’s AR Car Display Shows Objects on Windscreen

by Bob Raikes

What They Say WayRay has released a video showing its ‘Deep Reality’ display technology showing information on an AR HUD including directional guidance shown as lines on the ground. It also highlights objects and …

Tags:Automotive| GPS| Head Up Displays HUDs

Links Week Ending 15th October 2021

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 second part of this week. LG brings more content to third-party smart …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Game Playing| Google| GPS| India| LG Electronics (LGE)| OLED TVs| OLEDs| PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)| QSRs & Menu Boards| Quantum Dots| Smart TV| TFT| Training| TVs (TV Sets)| Virtual Reality

New Display Paradigm for the Marine Industry

by Norbert Hildebrand

When I am writing a Display Daily article, I always look for the latest and greatest news I can find. Of course what I believe is great news may not be the most interesting …

Tags:GPS| LCD displays| Maritime| OLEDs

Garmin Adopts MIP Technology for Cycling

by Bob Raikes

Garmin has a range of GPS devices for sports and a new addition is the Edge 130 for cycling. The GPS is a new mid-range device that has a 1.8″ monochrome display that has …

Tags:Garmin| GPS| Memory LCD| Mobile Display Monitor| sharp| Vol 25 - Issue 17

Indoor Mapping Now in iOS 11

by Bob Raikes

Apple’s latest iOS11 release has some new facilities for mapping inside buildings. The system already has maps for a number of major shopping malls as well as transport hubs, including Heathrow Airport. A US …

Tags:Apple| GPS| iOS (Apple)| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 37| Vol 24 - Issue 38

Hudify to Offer an Inexpensive Automotive HUD

by Arthur Berman

Hudify Inc. (Toronto, Canada) is developing an inexpensive, smartphone-based automotive Heads-Up Display (HUD). The starting point for the idea behind the Hudify HUD is that everyone has a smartphone and that smartphones have a …

Tags:Automotive| GPS| Head Up Displays HUDs| Large Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 03

Do You Need a Wi-Fi Rear Mirror?

by Bob Raikes

We noticed that App-Tronics has a new “Smart Nav 5a mirror” that has GPS, radar detection, and a ‘front-viewing’ DVR. The ‘mirror’ has a 5″ display with 800 x 480 resolution (although this is …

Tags:Automotive| GPS| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 51

TomTom Result 21/10/2016

by Bob Raikes

TomTom was slightly down on sales at €239 million in Q3 from €254 million last year, but gross margins rose to 60%, from 53%, so EBITDA was maintained at €33 million. The company is …

Tags:Financial Data| GPS| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 42

Omate Turns Kids’ Watch into Wearable for Seniors

by Tom Allen

Omate has redesigned its Wherecom K3 smartwatch – designed for parents of young children, to keep track of them – as the Wheremate S3, for seniors. It is a standalone 3G watch that can …

Tags:3G & 4G| GPS| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartwatches| Vol 23 - Issue 19

Nokia Agrees to Sell Mapping Business to Auto Companies

by Bob Raikes

A consortium of Audi, BMW and Daimler has agreed to buy the HERE digital mapping and location services business from Nokia. Nokia completes next stage of transformation with agreement to sell HERE to automotive …

Tags:Automotive| GPS| Nokia