WayRay Still Promises AR for the Car

by Norbert Hildebrand

Over a year ago we reported on WayRay, a Swiss start up company that was working on an aftermarket holographic HUD that would change the way future cars would be using head up displays. …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Automotive| Head Up Displays HUDs| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Opinion| Vol 24 - Issue 31

Samsung QD TVs Could be a Game Changer

by Chris Chinnock

Samsung has not officially revealed any details about it TV plans for 2017, which they will unveil at CES. But a news story in the ET Times of Korea and some info from other …

Tags:CES 2017| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Opinion| Quantum Dots| Samsung| Vol 23 - Issue 51

An Interesting Week at JDI

by Norbert Hildebrand

The last week has been a very interesting one for Japan Display Inc (JDI). First they released their quarterly results (not so great), then they announced a cooperation with E Ink to develop electrophoretic …

Tags:Automotive| Digital Signage| EPD (Electrophoretic)| Japan Display Inc (JDI)| Mobile Display Monitor| Mobile Phones| Opinion| Vol 23 - Issue 45

Resolving Ed-Tech Procurement Challenges

by Len Scrogan

The predictive education bazaar that we know as SXSWedu was held this year in Austin, Texas from March 7-10. The SXSWedu® Conference & Festival is a part of the SouthbySouthwest family of conferences, fostering …

Tags:display technology| Education| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Opinion| Vol 23 - Issue 17

Cable Subscribers – Where Are You?

by Norbert Hildebrand

In a recent article, Tom Allen of Display Daily reported on data from the Leichtman Research Group that the cable subscriber base in the US has dropped by about 385,000 subscribers in 2015 (US …

Tags:Cable| Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Mobile Display Monitor| Opinion| TV Viewing| Vol 22 - Issue 10

Is the Time of Displays Driving Smartphone Sale Coming to an End?

by Norbert Hildebrand

A recent article published by Business Insider (‘A Google director explains how your smartphone will look in 5 years’) included an interview with Aparna Chennapragada, a Google director, at the Web Summit tech conference …

Tags:Apple| Google| Mobile Display Monitor| Opinion| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 49

Apple iPhone expectations 07 2015

What Apple Means for the Tech Sector and for Investors

by Norbert Hildebrand

Since the release of the latest quarterly result data from Apple, the stock has fallen around $5 per share or about 4.5% in one day’s trading. Of course, this comes after an investors call …

Tags:Apple| Apple Watch (iWatch)| iPhone| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Opinion| Vol 22 - Issue 30

BMW HUD 01 2015

Do Head Up Displays Add to Safety in Cars?

by Norbert Hildebrand

Head Up Displays (HUDs) are entering the automobile industry at an impressive speed. Not so long ago HUDs were the exception rather than the rule in automotive instrumentation. Now, many new models in the …

Tags:Automotive| Head Up Displays HUDs| Health and Safety| Mobile Display Monitor| Opinion| Vol 22 - Issue 08

What’s your raison d’être?

by Bob Raikes

Does your company manufacture displays, projectors, or enabling technologies?  Does your group produce, curate, or distribute content? Does your team provide distribution, sales, integration, or support services for the display industry? If so, this …

Tags:3D (Three Dimensions)| Education| Large Display Monitor| Opinion| Vol 21 - Issue 50

OLED Ready For Prime Time?

by Helen Vince

OLED – OLED technology is the designated prince of the display technology world. We have seen it rise from a novel technology to the first products released 17 years ago. The question is when will …

Tags:AMOLED| DisplayMate| Flexible Displays| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Opinion| Vol 21 - Issue 48

An Interesting Display Application: Virtual Balconies

by Raverstead

Apparently, cruise ship passengers having an interior room can sometimes find their in-cabin experience a bit claustrophobic. Not surprisingly, one reason for this is the lack of an outside view. Royal Caribbean is addressing …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Opinion

Oculus Rift: Does the Emperor Have Any Clothes?

by Raverstead

Since 2012, Display Central has published roughly 60 articles that discuss the Oculus Rift. I’ve reviewed most of them and not one of them mentions the terrible image quality produced by the head mounted …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Opinion