New Intel Arc GPUs support AV1 Hardware Encoding

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Intel announced its new Arc discrete GPU and Technology analyst and sometime Display Daily contributors, Bob O’Donnell and Dr Jon Peddie also reported on the GPU which is the first in …

Tags:AV1 Codec| Codecs| DisplayPort| Game Playing| GPUs| Intel| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Upscaling

Is an 8K User Interface Necessary?

by Benjamin Schwarz

When we read on 9TO5Google that Android TV 12 is finally supporting 4K User Interface (UI) rendering, we sighed a sigh of relief at the 8K Monitor. Indeed, this Google announcement means that the …

Tags:HMI| Interfaces| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Upscaling

Google’s New AI Photo Upscaling Tech is Jaw-Dropping

by Bob Raikes

What They Say PetaPixel reported on some very clever software technology from Google that is capable of dramatically improving low resolution images. The technique is called SR3 or ‘Super-Resolution via Repeated Refinement’. Google said: …

Tags:Google| Software| Upscaling

Samsung Reveals a Little about Neo QLED

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Samsung published an article that gives a bit, but not a lot, of information about its Neo QLED TV sets which use miniLEDs in an FALD backlight. The article highlights three …

Tags:MiniLED| Samsung| TVs (TV Sets)| Upscaling

Super-Resolution: Why is it good and how can you incorporate it?

by Bob Raikes

Welcome to Part 2 of Bitmovin’s Video Tech Deep Dive series: Super-Resolution with Machine learning. Before you get started, I highly recommend that you readSuper Resolution: What’s the buzz and why does it matter?. …

Tags:Big Data/AI| HFR - High Frame Rate| Upscaling| Video Quality

Super Resolution: What’s the buzz and why does it matter?

by Adithyan Ilangovan

Super resolution has been gaining steam recently. Many companies, secretly and not-so-secretly, have been incorporating this technology into their workflow. Most notably: Samsung has started advertising this feature in their latest flagship phone camera’s …

Tags:Big Data/AI| HFR - High Frame Rate| Upscaling| Video Quality

What Bob Saw Around the Net…. 14/11/2018

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) [Hands …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Automotive| China| Digital Signage| HDR - High Dynamic Range| MicroLED| QSRs & Menu Boards| Smartphones| sony| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Touch Controllers| Upscaling

We Don’t Need 8K TV’s — But They’re Coming

by Ken Werner

Last week, a new report from IHS Markit predicted that the 8K TV market will grow from less than 20,000 units this year to more than 430,000 in 2019 and nearly two million units …

Tags:Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Upscaling| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Socionext Shows 8K SoC Solutions at CEATEC

by Chris Chinnock

Socionext was at Ceatec where they were promoting their chip set and playback solutions for 8K. One highlight is their SC1H05AT1 (HV5) SoC whose use in an 8K TV is shown in the diagram …

Tags:Ceatec 2018| Large Display Monitor| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Upscaling| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Consumers the Winners Again

by Bob Raikes

We have a big issue of MDM this week with reports from the SID Vehicle event in the US and a short report from the Paris Motor Show. Chris also sent in a report …

Tags:Editorial| Large Display Monitor| LG Displays (LGD)| LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED TVs| Samsung| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Upscaling| Vol 25 - Issue 39

IBC 2018 Roundup

by Bob Raikes

ABox42 of Germany told use that it has a new STB in its M Series, the M35 which has support for UltraHD and is configured with Verimatrix Ultra Security. The company told us that …

Tags:Android| Big Data/AI| Broadcast Monitors| Codecs| Curved Displays| IBC 2018| Large Display Monitor| LED| Mobile Display Monitor| Semiconductors| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| SOCs| STBs| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Upscaling| Viewfinders| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 36