Category Archives: Consumer Electronics

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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QLED and Advanced Display Summit Announced

With the support of Samsung Electronics, Insight Media is again organizing a technology symposium in West Hollywood called the QLED and Advanced Summit Conference. The event will take place June 27-28 at The London West Hollywood. Five sessions are being organized: 8K Quantum Dots Display and Mastering Tools HDR Cinema microLEDs Speakers from Samsung and […]

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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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Crystallin® Micro and Mini LED Application Technology Announced by Light Polymers

Light Polymers, a nanochemistry innovator specializing in lyotropic liquid crystals is proud to announce its Crystallin technology for emerging Micro and Mini LED display applications. Based on its award-winning lyotropic liquid crystal technology, Crystallin will accelerate adoption of Micro and Mini LEDs in laptops, automotive, desktop monitors and industrial display applications. “Micro and Mini LEDs […]

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DigiLens Announces New Two-Layer AR Waveguide Display for Smart Helmets

On the heels of a $25 million Series C fundraising round, DigiLens introduces a new waveguide eyeglass display for AR applications-constructed from only two inkjet coated grating layers. It’s thinner, lighter, brighter, and significantly lower in cost.  SID Display Week – Los Angeles, CA – May 22, 2018: DigiLens Inc., the Silicon Valley-based company revolutionizing […]

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Should HDR Displays Follow the PQ Curve?

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media This topic of discussion started as an email thread in the HDR work group of the International Committee of Display Metrology (ICDM) and then sparked a long discussion in the recent face-to-face meeting in Mt. View, California. Per agreement with ICDM, they agreed to allow me to write this article. […]

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Samsung Launches First U.S. LED Cinema Screen along with Post Production Facility

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media I had a chance to visit the first U.S.-based post production facility and commercial theaters in Los Angeles just prior to CinemaCon – both featuring Samsung’s LED technology. These are important milestones for Samsung and the visit highlighted the potential for the technology. It also highlighted the need to develop […]

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BitAnimate Shows Value of Stereoscopic 3D in Mapping and Navigation Applications

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media I recently had the opportunity to meet with a Portland, Oregon-based company called BitAnimate to discuss what they are doing regarding the creation of 3D content. I would classify what they are doing as solid engineering that combines their extensive expertise and patent portfolio. The first application they wish to […]

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DSCC and Insight Media Launch 8K TV Report

Table of Contents Austin, TX and Norwalk, CT, February 12, 2018 – Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) and Insight Media announce the launch of a new report titled “Outlook on 8K TV”, covering the latest developments in the next stage of TV technology.  The report combines Insight Media’s expertise in cinema, broadcast, and ProAV fields with […]

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