Micro Projector Developer TriLite raises €8M to Boost ARVR Glasses aims

by Bob Raikes

What They Say TriLite, a maker of microprojectors for AR & VR based in Vienna, Austria, has raised €8 million in investment from VCs including Apex Ventures, B&C Innovation Investments, Hermann Hauser Investment, TEC …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Laser Projectors| MEMS| Microdisplays| Virtual Reality

Kirigami Produces Unique Nanoscale Optical Elements

by Matthew Brennesholtz

Origami (making 3-D shapes by folding paper) and kirigami (which allows cutting as well as folding) are ancient arts. Nano-kirigami has taken off as a field of research in the last few years, targeting …

Tags:Film materials| MEMS| MIT| Polarisers| Vol 25 - Issue 30

Stanley Pico Projector Uses Lasers

by Bob Raikes

Stanley Electric was showing a number of projection technologies based on MEMs technology (W-400 device) and also on its LCDs. The first we looked at was a MEMS-based laser scanning mirror device that is …

Tags:Head Up Displays HUDs| Large Display Monitor| MEMS| Mobile Display Monitor| Pico Projectors| Vol 23 - Issue 45

Global MEMS Market Revenue for CE Forecast to Grow at CAGR of 10.7% 2015-2019

by Helen Vince

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Global MEMS Market for Consumer Electronics 2015-2019” report to their offering. The adoption of smart lifestyle wearable devices such as smartwatches, Google Glass, and …

Tags:Market Data| MEMS| Wearables

Research Reports Highlight Glass, Interactives and LFDs

by Tom Allen

Below is a list of the paid market research reports published this week: Research and Markets has published a report on the global LCD glass market, covering the period between 2015 and 2019. Specifically, …

Tags:Glass| Interactive Displays| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| Market Data| MEMS| Microdisplays| Mobile Display Monitor| TI (Texas Instruments)| Vol 22 - Issue 31

Tobii Glasses 2 – Faster, Stronger, Better

by Tom Allen

Tobii has added two improvements to its Pro Glasses 2 wearable (Tobii Brings Eye-Tracking to Glasses): 50Hz sampling and MEMS components. Tobii has combined the headset’s slippage compensation technology with a 50Hz sampling rate …

Tags:AR Glasses| MEMS| Mobile Display Monitor| Tobii| Vol 22 - Issue 16| Wearables

MEMS Scanning Key to ‘Deep’ Glasses-Free 3D

by Tom Allen

A new autostereoscopic (glasses-free) 3D display system is being developed at Beijing’s Tsinghua University, aiming to overcome the drawbacks of existing AS3D displays. Glasses-free 3D today, using lenticular lenses, optical gratings or micro-lens arrays, …

Tags:3D (Three Dimensions)| 3D Formats| Autostereo 3D| Large Display Monitor| MEMS| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 16

Displays Center Stage At Academy Sci-Tech Awards

by Steve Sechrist

At last Sunday night’s Academy Awards banquet, worldwide recognition was given to three centerpiece display technologies, LCD, OLED and DLP digital projection, during the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Hollywood gala event. …

Tags:AMOLED| Awards| display technology| MEMS| Pro AV| Vol 22 - Issue 09

Wearables – The Next Big Thing?

by Norbert Hildebrand

For the past few years every few days we were reporting on some new wearable device being developed or entering the consumer electronic market.  Smartwatches have been available for quite some time and fitness …

Tags:IHS Markit| Internet of Things IOT| MEMS| Smartwatches| Vol 22 - Issue 03| Wearable Market| Wearables