You Can Extend the Idea of Gamut Rings

by Bob Raikes

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a new way of charting the performance of displays using gamut rings. This week, I was able to catch up with display guru Brian Berkeley (along …

Tags:Colour (Color)| Colour Management & Processing| Measurement| Rec 2020| Rec 709| RGBW| SID Society| sRGB| Testing

Dell Achieves 99% DCI-P3 – With LCD

by Tom Allen

A new LCD monitor, spotted on Dell’s Chinese website, boasts very wide colour gamut coverage and factory calibration. Known as the UP3017 (not to be confused with the UP3017Q, an OLED monitor seen at …

Tags:AdobeRGB| DCI P3| Dell| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Rec 709| sRGB| Vol 23 - Issue 24| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Two Colour Modes in Lenovo’s Z2 Pro

by Tom Allen

Lenovo has unveiled the latest phone in its ZUK online-only brand, known as the Z2 Pro. Currently it has only been announced for the Chinese market. The ZUK Z1 was the first phone to …

Tags:AMOLED| China| Lenovo| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| sRGB| Vol 23 - Issue 16

Acer Widens Monitor Reach in USA

by Tom Allen

Acer has launched two new ultra-wide 34″ monitors in the USA, for professionals and consumers working with graphic-intensive applications. Both displays have a 21:9 aspect ratio, with resolutions of 3440 x 1440 (B346CK) and …

Tags:Acer| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| sRGB| Vol 22 - Issue 46

Dell Extends Colour Gamut With GB-R Backlights

by Tom Allen

Dell has revealed three new monitors in its Ultrasharp line, which focuses on high resolution and accurate colour. All three models – the 31.5″ UP3216Q, 27″ UP2716D and 25″ UP2516D – support the DCI …

Tags:AdobeRGB| DCI P3| Dell| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Rec 709| sRGB| Vol 22 - Issue 39| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

BenQ Wants Brightness Measured with sRGB (DS9)

by Bob Raikes

Felix Pementel of BenQ looked at what makes a great image on a projector. “Do you really give the consumer the specifications they really need to make a good buying decisions?”, he asked. He …

Tags:Brightness| Display Summit 2015| Infocomm 2015| Large Display Monitor| Measurement| Projectors| sRGB| Testing| Vol 22 - Issue 26

ViewSonic’s UltraHD Display is for Colour-Critical use

by Tom Allen

A 27″ UltraHD monitor has been introduced by ViewSonic, after it was previewed at CES this year (ViewSonic Sets New UltraHD IPS Price). Featuring a professional-grade H-IPS panel, the VP2780-4k covers 100% sRGB, 80% …

Tags:AdobeRGB| Colour (Color)| Colour Critical Monitors| Desktop Monitors| EBU| Large Display Monitor| NTSC| sRGB| ViewSonic| Vol 22 - Issue 16

Eizo Reaches New Pixel Density Record

by Tom Allen

The newest UltraHD monitor from Eizo is the 23.8″ CG248-4K – part of the ColorEdge line, which is aimed at graphics professionals. Because it is for professional use, the display supports 10-bit colour and …

Tags:AdobeRGB| Colour Critical Monitors| Colour Quality| DCI P3| Desktop Monitors| Eizo| Large Display Monitor| sRGB| UltraHD & 4K| Vol 22 - Issue 12

Portrait Displays Pushing Technicolor Certification

by Super User

We met with Portrait Displays’ Martin Fishman to catch up on the latest developments in the Technicolor certification programme. Toshiba had highlighted to us that it is now shipping products and the company told …

Tags:IFA 2014| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| sRGB| Technicolor| Vol 21 - Issue 36| Volume 21