Visual Ergonomics


Everybody Knows MiniLED has Bigger Halos than OLED, Don’t They?

by Bob Raikes

LCDs backlit with miniLED LCDs are a growing segment of the premium markets for tablets, notebooks, monitors and TVs. We’ve written extensively about the engineering that is inside the Apple miniLED displays that are …

Tags:Apple| Direct Backlights| iPad| MiniLED| OLEDs| Testing| Visual Ergonomics| Visual Quality

The Shape of (Monitor) Things to Come (Part 1)

by Bob Raikes

I was struggling to come up with a topic for today’s column then I saw an interesting release (LG’s Award-Winning Premium Monitors Designed With Modern Home-Office Workers in Mind) about a new ‘Dual Up’ …

Tags:Aspect Ratios| CRT| Desktop Monitors| Visual Ergonomics

Links Week Ending 31st December 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 first part of this week. A bit of fun with some interesting …

Tags:CES 2022| Digital Signage| Foldable Devices| Intel| Investment| Kopin| LG Electronics (LGE)| Samsung| Semiconductor Market| Smartphones| Visual Ergonomics| Voice Input

The Value of Color Coding Symbology Studied in HUDs

by Arthur Berman

The judicious use of color in the symbology presented on flat panel displays has long been recognized as both a user preference and as a means to improve user performance. Given the increasing commercial …

Tags:Colour (Color)| Head Up Displays HUDs| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Human Vision| Visual Ergonomics

One Week in the Future / VR?

by Norbert Hildebrand

Virtual Reality has often been described as an up and coming technology, with very large companies investing significant amounts in this new technology. While the expected consumer adoption is falling far behind initial expectations, …

Tags:HTC| Oculus Rift| Virtual Reality| Visual Ergonomics

AR Glasses for the Movies

by Arthur Berman

While surfing the Internet during this past week, I came across a press release issued by Digital Cinema Solutions, a division of Sony Electronics Inc. (Los Angeles, CA). The topic of the announcement was …

Tags:3D (Three Dimensions)| Augmented Reality| Cinema| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Visual Ergonomics| Vol 24 - Issue 27

An Investigation into Factors Affecting 3D Visual Fatigue

by Arthur Berman

A duo of researchers lead by Ph.D. student Mohammed Alhaag within the Industrial Engineering Department at the King Saud University (Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) have conducted a study to compare the extent of …

Tags:3D (Three Dimensions)| Human Visual System (HVS)| R&D (Research & Development)| Visual Ergonomics| Vol 24 - Issue 27

A New 3D Display Can Minimizes Eye Fatigue in VR/AR Systems

by Arthur Berman

Researchers Wei Cui and Liang Gao within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois (Urbana, IL) have developed a display system that produces a 3D image based on a …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Visual Ergonomics| Vol 24 - Issue 26

TEDx Shanghai Report

by Len Scrogan

One of the best ways to get a pulse on what’s important in technology in education is to tap into the significant ideas being presented at a TEDx event. Shanghai at nightFor those new …

Tags:Education| Virtual Reality| Visual Ergonomics| Vol 24 - Issue 24

New Study on High Pixel Density Clarifies Advantages

by Arthur Berman

A good deal of study was conducted during the 1980s and 1990s into the effects of pixel density on a variety of factors including visual performance, subjective well-being and preference. Most of these studies …

Tags:Visual Ergonomics| Vol 24 - Issue 17

The Relationship Between 3D Cinema and Headaches

by Arthur Berman

Researchers from University of Tartu (Tartu, Estonia) have investigated the link between 3D movies and the occurrence of headaches. Although there have been a few previous reports on this subject, the team stated that …

Tags:3D Cinema| Active Shutter 3D| Visual Ergonomics| Vol 23 - Issue 15

The Screen-time Debate Rages into 2016

by Len Scrogan

Consider for a moment these recently occurring episodes in a number of K12 schools: A Massachusetts educator notes that when their entire school community was surveyed last spring, the top concern of parents, teachers, …

Tags:display technology| Education| Visual Ergonomics| Vol 22 - Issue 01