Vol 24 - Issue 02


Vivitek Debuts First 4K Home Theater Projector

by Chris Chinnock

The new Vivitek’s HK2288 projector debuted at CES 2017 is the inaugural product for its new 4K Home Cinema Projector Product Series. A second model, the DH765Z-UST, is a Full HD ultra-short-throw laser projector …

Tags:CES 2017| Home Cinema| Large Display Monitor| Projectors| Vivitek| Vol 24 - Issue 02

VR Content Creation Guide Free to Download

by Matthew Brennesholtz

Jaunt Studios, self described as “the industry leader in cinematic virtual reality (VR),” announced on January 19th the availability of their Cinematic VR Field Guide, intended to be a guide for creatives venturing into …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| Back Panel| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 02

Dolby Updates from CES 2017

by Chris Chinnock

We had a chance to meet with Dolby in their suite in the Wynn where they had a number of demonstrations of customer TVs with Dolby Vision along with some Dolby Atmos products as …

Tags:CES 2017| Dolby Atmos| Dolby Vision| Large Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 02

Technicolor Talks HDR & VR at CES 2017

by Chris Chinnock

Technicolor had their usual suite in the Venetian where they showcased a number of technologies they are working on. These are primarily related to VR and HDR. One area they highlighted was their partnership …

Tags:CES 2017| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Technicolor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 02

SLIDE Introduces Line of Picos at CES 2017

by Chris Chinnock

Slide is a developer of smart devices for smart consumers. At CES, it introduced three pico projectors using each using a single DLP chip and LED light sources. All models come with Android OS …

Tags:CES 2017| Large Display Monitor| Pico Projectors| Vol 24 - Issue 02

Razer’s Novel 4K Gaming Projector

by Chris Chinnock

Razer was at CES to unveil a new concept called Project Ariana. This is not a product yet, but it is a rather novel and interesting concept. Razer is well known for its Chroma …

Tags:CES 2017| Game Playing| Large Display Monitor| Projectors| Vol 24 - Issue 02

FlexEnable Displays Tried in Auto A Pillar

by Bob Raikes

Flexenable of the UK has said that it is working with Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI), said to be the global leader in automotive interiors, to create an Invisible A-pillar concept for an autonomous demonstrator. …

Tags:Automotive| Flexible Displays| LCD displays| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 02

TI Shows Range of DLP Products at CES 2017

by Chris Chinnock

TI had a suite in Central Hall at CES 2017 where they showed off mostly customer-based products using DLP chip sets, plus other components. We focused on their HUDs, AR/VR headsets and projectors. HUDs …

Tags:Augmented Reality| CES 2017| Head Up Displays HUDs| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Pico Projectors| TI (Texas Instruments)| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 02

Changhong Projection Products Used for Home TV

by Chris Chinnock

Changhong showed a round short throw projector it called a Smart Cinema 100”. It is a 1080p DLP-based unit with 2500 lumens that can create an image from 70 to 100 inches. It has …

Tags:CES 2017| Changhong| Large Display Monitor| Laser Phosphor Projectors| Vol 24 - Issue 02

JVC Expands e-Shift 4K Line

by Chris Chinnock

JVC added three new models to its e-Shift line of 4K projectors. These models use a trio of 1080 imagers and an image shifting optic to get resolution somewhere between native 4K and 1080. …

Tags:CES 2017| JVC| Large Display Monitor| LCOS| Projectors| Vol 24 - Issue 02

Nubula Branded ST Projector Launched

by Chris Chinnock

At one of the evening press events, we came across a company called Anker which was debuting a new short throw projector under the brand Nebula. The round design is quite stylish and comes …

Tags:CES 2017| DLP Projectors| Large Display Monitor| Laser Phosphor Projectors| Vol 24 - Issue 02

LG: “We don’t need no stinking quantum dots.”

by Ken Werner

Let me be clear. Nobody from LG said this to me at CES or anywhere else, but LG is notable for not using quantum dots in its higher-level TV sets. However, with wide color …

Tags:LCD displays| LG Displays (LGD)| Quantum Dots| Vol 24 - Issue 02