Vol 25 - Issue 33


Oculus Launches Education Pilot Programme in Three Countries

by Andrew Fenn

Oculus has launched its Oculus Education pilot programme and is now distributing its Go and Rift VR headsets to schools, libraries and museums in Japan, Seattle and Taiwan. The motivation behind the pilot is …

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Insight TV App Now Available for LG and TCL Smart TVs

by Andrew Fenn

Insight TV, a broadcaster and producer of native Ultra HD HDR content, has created and launched a Smart TV app in partnership with TV manufacturer TCL. The app is available globally for Android 5-and-higher …

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Quantum Dot LED Achieves 7,000-Hour Milestone

by Andrew Fenn

Quantum dot manufacturer Quantum Materials has announced successfully completing a 7,000 hour continuous on-time durability test for the company’s cadmium-free quantum dots in a remote LED application. The company says that the successful implementation …

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Lextar Announces Micro LED Chip Technology at Touch Taiwan Expo

by Andrew Fenn

Lextar announced its Micro LED chip technology at Touch Taiwan 2018. Its size is under 20µm and its luminous efficiency can reach over 30%. In addition, Lextar also announced two new technologies including an …

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PMA Report Shows Year-on-Year Growth for US Large-Format Displays

by Andrew Fenn

PMA Research has published its latest set of sell-through tracking reports on large-format (32″ and larger) flat panel displays being sold by US AV and IT distributors who serve commercial markets. The report showed …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| Market Data| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 33

Update on Speckle Reduction from Dyoptyka

by Matthew Brennesholtz

Dyoptyka is a Dublin, Ireland-based company that makes deformable mirror systems that are designed to significantly reduce the amount of speckle in laser-based systems. Speckle reduction is important in laser-based displays and many other …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Laser Projectors| Mobile Display Monitor| Speckle| Vol 25 - Issue 33

Visbit Launches Premium Playback Service Across VR/XR Headsets

by Andrew Fenn

Visbit, a VR video transmission and playback technology company, released its Premium Playback Service, which it says offers a private content distribution solution with up to 8K 3D quality playback capability, synchronised playback control …

Tags:AR/VR| Mobile Display Monitor| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 33

Epson Supports Drones with Moverio

by Bob Raikes

Epson announced the Epson Drone Soar app, claimed to be the first full-featured AR app for DJI drone pilots using the Epson Moverio AR Smart glasses. The app is said to deliver ‘never-before-seen’ AR …

Tags:AR/VR| Augmented Reality| Aviation| Epson| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 33

ABI Teardowns Team Not Impressed with HTC U12+ Edge Sense 2 Tech

by Andrew Fenn

The recently released HTC U12+ features the company’s proprietary Edge Sense 2 technology, which the manufacturer says brings even more ways to interact with the phone by squeezing its lower sides or edges. According …

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Innolux Also Showing Mini LED Technology at Touch Taiwan 2018

by Andrew Fenn

Innolux has detailed another three technologies that it is showcasing at Touch Taiwan 2018 in Taipei this week. A 65” 8K miniLED display features upwards of a 94% BT2020 wide colour gamut ratio, 125% …

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Barco to Demo High-end Residential Projector Family at CEDIA Expo 2018

by Andrew Fenn

Barco Residential will introduce the newest in a line of projectors for high-end residential spaces and yachts at this year’s CEDIA Expo, which takes place at the San Diego Convention Centre in California, US …

Tags:Back Panel| Barco| Home Cinema| Large Display Monitor| Projectors| Vol 25 - Issue 33

IHS: Large TFT LCD Shipments Hit Record Monthly High in July 2018

by Andrew Fenn

FT LCD panel shipments hit a record monthly high in July 2018 in terms of unit and area shipments. Unit shipments increased by 10% in July compared to a year ago, to reach 64.3 …

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