Links Week Ending 30th April 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. The ambiguity of 4K, UHD and Ultra …

Tags:AV Receivers| Covid-19| DVB-T & T2| Ergonomics| Events| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Li-Fi| Market Data| Military & Defence| OTT Video| Pay TV| UltraHD (4KTV)

SLD Laser Technology and Applications

by Matthew Brennesholtz

SLD Laser, (formerly SoraaLaser) is a 2013 spin-out from Soraa Inc., developer and manufacturer of semi-polar GaN LEDs. SLD Laser focuses on semi-polar GaN blue lasers. I recently had a chance to talk to …

Tags:Laser| Li-Fi| Lighting| Vol 25 - Issue 13

Panasonic Shows New Projectors, LCDs at ISE

by Matthew Brennesholtz

Panasonic showed four new projectors at ISE, plus they introduced a fifth projector not shown on their stand. In addition, they introduced the new EQ1 series of LCDs that range in size from 43” …

Tags:ISE 2018| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| Li-Fi| Museums & Exhibitions| Panasonic| Projectors| Vol 25 - Issue 06

Panasonic Adds Light ID-Enabled LFDs

by Bob Raikes

Panasonic has released two new LFDs, in the new SF2H series, that support the firm’s LinkRay modulated backlight technology. There are 70″ and 80″ models, TH-80SF2H / TH-70SF2H, both with edge-lit FullHD VA panels …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| Li-Fi| Panasonic| Vol 25 - Issue 04

No Negatives from LED Li-Fi

by Bob Raikes

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have found that using LEDs to transmit data (using either on-off keying or modulating brightness by a small degree) do not have an impact on the use of …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Li-Fi| Mobile Display Monitor| R&D (Research & Development)| Vol 24 - Issue 38

Panasonic LinkRay Technology Used in Automotive Museum

by Bob Raikes

Panasonic has announced that its LinkRay ‘cummunicate by light’ system has been adopted by the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, CA. The museum has a free app for visitors that includes support for …

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Li-Fi| Mobile Display Monitor| Museums & Exhibitions| Panasonic| USA| Vol 24 - Issue 23

Panasonic still in CE – If not in US TV

by Bob Raikes

Panasonic held its regular press event and, as it has done at the last several that we have attended, it started with discussions about smart cities. The “Smart cities” topic is a big story …

Tags:Automotive| Cameras| CES 2017| Large Display Monitor| Li-Fi| Mobile Display Monitor| Panasonic| Vol 24 - Issue 02

Panasonic Lasering in on Live Events at ISE 2017

by Bob Raikes

Panasonic said that it would be highlighting its PT-RZ31K laser projector at the forthcoming ISE Show. The company will also formally introducing LinkRay, the firm’s LED-light information system that we have been reporting on …

Tags:ISE 2017| Large Display Monitor| Laser Phosphor Projectors| Li-Fi| Panasonic| Vol 24 - Issue 01

Philips Wins “Li-Fi” Project

by Bob Raikes

In its quarterly financials, Philips mentioned a project that it had undertaken in Q2 with Carrefour in Lille, France. Carrefour, a major French supermarket, has installed 2.5 kilometre (800 linear units) of LED light …

Tags:DOOH| Large Display Monitor| LED| Li-Fi| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 31

Li-Fi is not a Misprint…

by Bob Raikes

We recently saw a news item stating that Yuyang D&U has started to commercialise Li-Fi and we thought it might be useful to give a bit of background on the technology. Yuyang has a …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LCD Backlights| LED| Li-Fi| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 13