Vol 22 - Issue 03

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AU Optronics result 28/01/2016

by Dhruv Dayal Gupta

AU Optronics reported a consolidated net loss for Q4 2015 at NT$8.24 billion ($245 million). Turnover for the period was NT$83.44 billion ($2.48 billion). For the full year 2015, the company reported a net …

Tags:AUO| Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 03

VESA Updates Display Stream Compression

by Tom Allen

VESA has released v1.2 of its Display Stream Compression (DSC) standard (Display Monitor Vol 20 No 5), which extends the feature set of v1.1. A key feature is the ability for DSC v1.2 to …

Tags:Display Stream (DSC)| Interfaces| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| VESA| Vol 22 - Issue 03

CES 2015 a Tipping Point for OTT/Streaming Video

by Bob Raikes

Phew!!! ¬†Last year, I thought our CES report was comprehensive – it ran to 48 pages. However, this year, the report has swollen to 80 pages as we have boosted our coverage of a …

Tags:Dish Network| Editorial| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Streaming Video| Vol 22 - Issue 03| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Quantum Dot Makers at CES

by Ken Werner

At CES, you could see many quantum-dot-enhanced TVs on the show floor, most of which will appear at retailers in the second half of the year. What you could not see on the floor …

Tags:CES 2015| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Nanosys| QD Vision| Quantum Dots| Rec 2020| Samsung| Vol 22 - Issue 03| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

ITO Alternatives at CES

by Ken Werner

There has been much development and even more talk about new transparent-conductor technologies to replace the brittle and not-all-that-conductive indium tin oxide (ITO), which has been the dominant technology for creating patterns on touch …

Tags:Cambrios| Cima Nanotech| ISE 2015| ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Silver Nanowire| Vol 22 - Issue 03

Display Glass at CES

by Ken Werner

You might not expect much discussion of display materials to go on at CES, but as CES increasingly becomes less of a consumer electronics show and more of an SoE (show of everything), an …

Tags:Corning| Glass| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Sapphire| Vol 22 - Issue 03

Automotive Electronics at CES

by Ken Werner

Not many years ago, the North Hall at the International Consumer Electronics Show looked like a compact version of the the annual show put on by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). The hall …

Tags:Automotive| CES 2015| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| sharp| Vol 22 - Issue 03

Low Information Density Display for Your Workout

by Alfred Poor

In a world dominated by stories of 4K (and 8K and even higher) resolution displays, it’s good to be reminded from time to time that very small amounts of data can still be useful, …

Tags:Fitness Trackers| ISE 2015| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 03| Wearables

Semi-Smart Watch Isn’t All That Bright

by Alfred Poor

Just because you’re building a digital smartwatch doesn’t mean that you have do it all digitally. The folks behind the Cogito Classic watch [http://cogitowatch.com/classic.html] have taken this strategy to heart, and come up with …

Tags:CES 2015| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartwatches| Vol 22 - Issue 03

Connected Dashboard for Bicycles

by Alfred Poor

At CES 2015, new display technologies in cars grabbed a lot of the media attention. That wasn’t the only transportation display story at the show this year, however. The Bosch exhibit [http://www.bosch-ebike.de/en/home/home.html] included the …

Tags:CES 2015| GPS| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 03

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Smartphone Drives Augmented Reality Goggles

by Alfred Poor

What’s the most expensive element of a head-mounted display? In most cases, it’s the imager. If you want a high resolution imager, the costs goes up. Want a stereoscopic 3D display? That doubles the …

Tags:Augmented Reality| CES 2015| Eyewear| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 03

Smart Houses Find New Homes for Displays

by Alfred Poor

Display panel manufacturers are seeking new outlets for their products, now that the smartphone, tablet, and television markets have matured and appear to be stabilizing. One possible application for more displays is the use …

Tags:CES 2015| Internet of Things IOT| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 03