Category Archives: Analyst Blog

iBeam Materials Working on GaN-on-Metal Process for LEDs

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media One of the more interesting presentation at the recent Display Summit (proceedings available soon), was a paper from Vladimir Matias at iBeam Materials.  His company works closely with Sandia National Labs where they leveraged thin metal foil technology used for superconductors to develop a novel microLED approach called GaN-on-Metal.  This […]

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Cable Industry Gearing up for High Bandwidth Needs of Light Field Displays

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media CableLabs, the development group funding by the cable industry, held their summer conference last week in Colorado.  A number of topics were discussed, but I want to focus on their views of display use in the future.  The video below, called The Near Future, Ready for Anything, was produced specifically […]

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DCI Takes First Step to Define HDR Cinema

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media The Digital Cinema Initiative (DCI) group was formed at the beginning of the film-to-digital transition to help develop the specifications and interchange formats needed for an orderly transition. Now, it has released a statement saying it plans to work on specifications for the next stage in theatrical exhibition: HDR Cinema. […]

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Vuzix may be Early with a Real microLED Product

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media Vuzix, the maker of Augmented Reality smart glasses, is working with Plessey Semiconductor and Jasper Display to create a new display device to drive their AR smart glasses. The development roadmap calls for monochrome devices this summer and full color by the end of the year. That could mean a […]

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Nanosys has Broad Presence at SID 2018

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media Speakers from Nanosys gave several presentations, conducted a quantum dot workshop and had a booth on the tradeshow floor. They were clearly the most visible and pro-active quantum dot maker at SID this year. Business Conference Presentation Russell Kempt, VP of WW Sales and Marketing gave a presentation at the Business […]

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Is the Red Hydrogen One Phone the Start of Something Bigger?

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media Cinema camera maker Red is going into the smartphone business with the Hydrogen One phone that features what they call a 4V light field display made by Leia. Red disrupted the cinema camera market when they introduced a high-quality camera at much lower pricing than the market rate, propelling them […]

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