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Pimax Adds a Console that Becomes a Headset

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Several weeks ago, VR headset maker Pimax released a new device that is called the Pimax Portal that has been described as a Nintendo Switch that can be used for VR. …

Tags:Consoles| Game Playing| HDR - High Dynamic Range| MiniLED| Rec 2020| Virtual Reality| WiGIG

60 Ghz: Ready For Prime Time (finally)?

by Pete Putman

I’ve been following high-bandwidth millimeter-wave wireless for well over a decade now and it never seems to get off the ground. There have been numerous demonstrations of 60 GHz HDMI transmitter and receiver kits …

Tags:CES 2019| Qualcomm| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| WiGIG| Wireless

Asus Expands Use of ScreenPad

by Bob Raikes

Asus had plenty to show us and the company, this year, was back in the Messe after being just in the centre of Berlin for some years. We were pleased, as it is hard …

Tags:Asus| Game Playing| GPUs| IFA 2018| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 25 - Issue 34| WiGIG

VRstudios and Multi-Player 6DOF VR Games

by Matthew Brennesholtz

VRstudios provides six degree-of-freedom (6DOF) virtual reality (VR) systems for out-of-home entertainment centers such as theme parks. 6DOF VR systems allow the person wearing the VR head mounted display (HMD) to not only look …

Tags:eSports| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 10| WiGIG

Next SnapDragon Supports UltraHD Premium and WiGig

by Bob Raikes

Qualcomm has released the next Snapdragon chip, the 845 that will be used in flagship phones in 2018, including the Samsung S9 family. The chip is said to be able to support up to …

Tags:CPUs| GPUs| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Mobile Display Monitor| Qualcomm| Semiconductors| Smartphones| UltraHD| UltraHD Alliance| Vol 24 - Issue 46| WiGIG

VR Head-Mounted Displays Will Use WiGig and 5G by 2022

by Andrew Fenn

A new report from ABI Research has predicted that 84% of VR head-mounted displays (HMDs) will use WiGig to connect wirelessly by the year 2022. Using a wired connection with VR can restrict freedom …

Tags:AR/VR| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 40| WiGIG| Wireless

WiGig VR Devices Expected in Q3

by Bob Raikes

WiGig chip maker, Peraso Technologies, has said that it expects to see wireless VR headsets using the technology by Q3 or Q4. The company also expects to see WiGig-enabled games consoles, gaming PCs and …

Tags:AR/VR| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 21| WiGIG| Wireless

Intel Sets Compute Card Date and Boosts CPUs at Computex

by Bob Raikes

At Computex, Intel announced the X Series of CPUs that includes a new Core i9 processor, designed for advanced gaming, VR and content creation and extending up to an ‘Extreme Edition’. The chips offer …

Tags:All-in-ones (AIOs)| Computex 2017| CPUs| Intel| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Smart Digital Signage| Smart TV| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 21| WiGIG

Intel Working on Wireless VR via WiGig

by Bob Raikes

Intel had a setup to test the use of 802.11ad 60GHz radio for VR applications, allowing the untethering of the headset. The system was said to be transmitting 2K content at 90fps. The system …

Tags:Intel| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 08| WiGIG

MWC 2017 Round-up

by Bob Raikes

Picoprojector maker, Aiptek, has a new AM500VT projector that is a complete Android system that produces HD images of up to 120″ with output of 500 ANSI lumens. The projector is supplied with a …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| audio| Augmented Reality| Automotive| Display Stream (DSC)| Fingerprint Recognition| Gesture Recognition| Mobile Display Monitor| MWC 2017| Pico Projectors| Smartphones| Smartwatches| Sports and Stadiums| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 08| WiGIG

CES 2017 Round-Up

by Bob Raikes

Analogix was showing how its DisplayPort-based Slimport products could be used for VR applications, especially as it has developed SlimPort to MIPI display controllers that are available in single MIPI, dual Mipi or dual …

Tags:Blue Light| CES 2017| Corning| DisplayPort| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Roku| TCL| Touch| Unipixel| USB| Vol 24 - Issue 02| WiGIG| Xiaomi| ZTE

Peraso Releases W120 WiGig Compliant Phased Array Chipset

by Bob Raikes

Peraso has announced a new W120 WiGig phased array chipset for consumer electronics. The W120 builds on the WiGig W110 Chipset, with support for high bandwidth applications such as wireless routers, VR devices and …

Tags:Chips| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 49| WiGIG