Vol 22 - Issue 16


MPEG Expands Licence Coverage

by Tom Allen

MPEG LA has updated its HEVC and DisplayPort patent licences, to reflect recent revisions. The HEVC Patent Portfolio License now conforms with recent updates to the HEVC standard, as defined in Recommendation ITU-T H.265 …

Tags:DisplayPort| HEVC (H.265)| Large Display Monitor| Licensing| Mobile Display Monitor| MPEG| Vol 22 - Issue 16

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Looks Like 3D Depth Capture is a Hot Topic

by Bob Raikes

We have a quieter week this week in the mobile area, while the large display side has plenty of news because of the NAB show. I have attended NAB in the past and much …

Tags:3D Depth Cameras| Apple| Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 16

FDA Does Not Adopt Recommendations on Laser Projection

by Chris Chinnock

In a setback for the laser projection industry, the FDA has not taken the advice of industry experts and has issued a tentative ruling that many view does not go far enough in removing …

Tags:Cinema| Large Display Monitor| Laser Projectors| Regulation| Vol 22 - Issue 16

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Fraunhofer IIS Does Lightfield Movie Production Test

by Chris Chinnock

At the Technology Summit for Cinema, Frederik Zilly of Fraunhofer IIS told a very interesting story about the making of their first movie using light field production techniques. Over the last couple of years, …

Tags:3D Depth Cameras| Fraunhofer| Large Display Monitor| Light Field Cameras| NAB 2015| Post Production| Vol 22 - Issue 16

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Tianma Shows 5.5″ FHD AMOLED Display Panel

by Norbert Hildebrand

The OLED Association has released news about a new 5.5″ AMOLED display presented to the organisation by Tianma. According to the article the new AMOLED display comes with full HD resolution, a first for …

Tags:AMOLED| FullHD (1080P)| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Pentile| Tianma| Vol 22 - Issue 16

OLED TV: Second Wind?

by Ken Werner

A combination of company announcements, seemingly reliable reporting and just plain rumors make it reasonable to believe that OLED television is finally getting its second wind. The reliable reporting centers on LG Display increasing …

Tags:LG Displays (LGD)| LG Electronics (LGE)| OLED TVs| Samsung| Vol 22 - Issue 16

Touch International Combines Day and Night Readability

by Tom Allen

US-based Touch International has expanded its range of display enhancements. The company can now design, develop and build custom dual-mode sunlight-readable LCD units, which also support night vision use. The custom displays can be …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LCD displays| Mobile Display Monitor| Sunlight Readable Displays| Vol 22 - Issue 16

Eyevis Builds New Visualisation Wall

by Tom Allen

Eyevis and IVC Technologies are working together to build an automated visualisation wall; they are also working with the R&D headquarters of an unnamed ‘major international client’. The system will be built for research …

Tags:Back Panel| Eyevis| Large Display Monitor| Video Walls| Vol 22 - Issue 16

Sony’s Lifespace Bundled With High-Contrast Screen

by Tom Allen

More than a year after it was announced at CES 2014 (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 3), Sony’s Lifespace UX projector – the LSPX-W1S – has been launched in Europe. It is an ultra-short …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Projection Screens| Short Throw| sony| Vol 22 - Issue 16

NEC Expands Large-Format Display Range

by Tom Allen

A 65″ version of NEC‘s X981UHD display has been released. The X651UHD has a 60Hz refresh rate and can display up to four separate content feeds at once. The unit uses an IPS panel …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| NEC| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 16

Eizo Prepares for New Colour Space

by Tom Allen

Two of Eizo‘s UltraHD monitors – the CG318-4K and CG248-4K (Wide Colour and High Resolution on Eizo’s ColorEdgeEizo Reaches New Pixel Density Record) – have had Imagica’s 3D look-up table data integrated. With the …

Tags:Eizo| Large Display Monitor| Rec 2020| Rec 709| Vol 22 - Issue 16| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Apple Extends UltraHD Support to Single Stream

by Tom Allen

Apple has begun to support lower-cost UltraHD displays with the release of OSX 10.10.3. Previously, Apple’s devices would only send UltraHD signals to Multi-Stream Transport displays at 60Hz. With this change Single-Stream Transport models, …

Tags:Apple| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Transport| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 16