Vol 23 - Issue 04


VR Should be for UberGeeks

by Bob Raikes

I saw this editorial in Jon Peddie’s Techwatch newsletter. I know how to save the VR market It’s being overhyped, and that will ultimately drive consumers away—I have a plan “Commentators from all corners— …

Tags:Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Oculus VR| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 04

More on Quantum Dots and QD Replacements

by Ken Werner

Quantum dots and related approaches for tailoring and improving the quality of light for specific applications provide a remarkable bang for the buck, which is why they are rapidly penetrating the display and lighting …

Tags:Nanosys| Quantum Dots| Vol 23 - Issue 04

Eyevis Signs Security Agreement With Meyertech

by Tom Allen

Eyevis UK and Meyertech have signed a strategic partnership agreement. The companies will work together to provide solutions to the security sector. Control rooms, CCTV and physical security information management (PSIM) markets – across …

Tags:Eyevis| Large Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 23 - Issue 04

SMI Tracks at 120Hz

by Tom Allen

Sensomotoric Instruments (SMI) has upgraded its eye-tracking AR glasses, to track eyes at 120Hz. The new glasses also offer more precise event detection and low latency network time synchronisation. Analyst Comment SMI has said …

Tags:Gaze Recognition| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 04

Request for Augmented Reality Proposals

by Tom Allen

A client on Nine Sigma seeking proposals for an augmented reality system, which can be used by maintenance personnel. The system must provide fast access to appropriate component data, to enable efficient service delivery. …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Back Panel| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 04

VEFXi Agrees MOU with MDM

by Tom Allen

VEFXi Corp. has signed an MOU with MDM Corp. of China, to work together in the advancement of 3D mobile devices featuring glasses-free 3D. The companies have agreed to cooperate in the interest of …

Tags:Autostereo 3D| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 04

LG and Samsung Prepare World for New Flagships

by Milos Pavlovic

We have received an invitation to an event that officially confirms that LG will launch a new flagship smartphone at MWC. It is – unsubtly – called ‘LG G5 Day’. Prizes awarded to those …

Tags:LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| MWC 2016| Samsung| Smartphones| Vol 23 - Issue 04

Technicolor Abandons HEVC Advance

by Tom Allen

Technicolor has withdrawn from the HEVC Advance patent pool. Instead, the firm has decided to license its HEVC IP portfolio directly to device manufacturers, to accelerate adoption of the standard. HEVC Advance is a …

Tags:HEVC (H.265)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Patents| Technicolor| Vol 23 - Issue 04

Is Apple Interested in AR / VR?

by Norbert Hildebrand

In its recent earnings call, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook was asked what his level of interest in virtual reality may be. He answered “In terms of virtual reality, no, I don’t think it’s a …

Tags:Apple| AR Glasses| Augmented Reality| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 04

Darbee Vision Processor Works on 4K Content

by Chris Chinnock

Darbee Vision has developed a video processor that adds contrast, sharpness and depth to 2D images (Darbee Enhances Optoma Imagery). At CES 2016, it showed this working on 4K TVs, plus some other applications …

Tags:CES 2016| Large Display Monitor| Video Processors| Vol 23 - Issue 04


zSpace Shows S-3D Web Pages

by Chris Chinnock

zSpace was at CES showing its normal range of stereoscopic 3D displays and educational applications. But they also debuted something new – a plan to offer a consumer version of their 3D display and …

Tags:3D (Three Dimensions)| 3D software| CES 2016| Large Display Monitor| Stereo 3D| Vol 23 - Issue 04

Zeiss has New AR Waveguide Technology

by Chris Chinnock

One of the companies at the evening press events at CES was Zeiss. On display was a new waveguide technology the company has developed that is useful for see-through augmented reality applications. The optic …

Tags:Augmented Reality| CES 2016| Eyewear| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 04| Waveguide Display