Author Archives: Chris Chinnock

Samsung Reveals Much at First Look Event Prior to CES 2020

Samsung ran their First Look event at Ceasar’s just prior to the opening of CES and offer a cornucopia of technology news – some to be expected and some surprises too. Here is a quick summary of first impressions from the First Look event. Jong-hee Han, President of Visual Displays at Samsung Electronics opened the […]

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A New Kind of Light Field Camera from Wooptix

Many, including myself, think light field acquisition, processing and display is the future of natural 3D visualizations.  One method for light field image acquisition is to place a microlens array in front of an image sensor.  This is the approach used by Lytro in their consumer and cinema-grade cameras.  The trade off for acquiring all […]

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8K Association Certified Program Now Available for High Performance 8K TVs

Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan. 2, 2020 – The 8K Association (8KA), the leading cross-industry group promoting growth and harmonization throughout the 8K ecosystem, is pleased to announce that an 8K Association Certified program for 8K TVs is now available for 8K TVs that meet the exacting requirements outlined by the 8K Association.  8K Association Certified […]

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Kopin to Show Latest Advances in its Lightning Silicon OLED Microdisplay line-up at CES 2020

I have just learned that Kopin plans to show their OLED microdisplay line up at CES, including a preview of their latest 1.3” 2.6K x 2.6K display (2560 x 2560 resolution) aimed for next generation AR/VR/XR applications. Kopin also plans to highlight latest advances in their 0.49” 720p and 0.99” 2K x 2K devices. Kopin […]

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Awesome Image from 8K Looking Glass Display

I visited Looking Glass Factory in their Brooklyn, NY office the other day – specifically to check out their new 32” 8K light field display. I was not disappointed. While some may argue that a 45-view, horizontal-only parallax display is not a true light field display, I am ok with it. Let’s put it this way, it is […]

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Yes, You Really Can See 8K in Your Future

WE MIGHT BE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE 4K ERA, BUT THE 8K era has already begun. How can that be? For starters, consider what Sonia Chen, Samsung’s director of display marketing, said in June at the 8K Display Summit in New York City. Addressing representatives from the content, broadcast technology, and consumer electronics industries who […]

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Proceedings Available – Light Field and Holographic Display Summit

was held Oct. 8-9, CableLabs, Louisville, Colorado The presentations and audio recordings of the panel sessions at the recent Light Field and Holographic Display Summit are now available for USD$ 399. They can be ordered HERE. The event featured two days of in-depth presentations and discussions on the emerging light field, holographic and advanced display […]

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HFR is Not a Dirty Word – At Least it Shouldn’t be

High Frame Rate or HFR, especially in a cinema setting, evokes some pretty strong emotions in people from love to hate. This debate was stirred up again recently with the release of Gemini Man, a new Ang Lee film. The movie was shot in 4K 3D HDR at 120 frames per second as was his […]

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IDEA Releases Light Field Distribution Documents and Demonstrates Functionality

The Immersive Digital Experiences Alliance (IDEA) used the 2019 Light Field and Holographic Display Summit to release three new documents that describe how advanced media formats, including full light field data, can be packaged for delivery over commercial networks. The group also proved the format works by showing the same content presented on several type […]

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Forget 32K, are you ready for light field displays?

It will eventually be one of the most transformative display technologies since the invention of the television. The race is currently on to produce the world’s first practical high resolution Light Field display. Adrian, please forgive me for hijacking the title of your recent article: “Forget 8K, are you ready for 32K?”, but there is […]

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