Category Archives: Display Industry

TI to Bring 4K DLP to the Masses

Texas Instruments has had a 4K 3-chip DLP solution for some time, but it’s a big, 1.4” device that allows high brightness 4K projection at a hefty price. Meanwhile, Sony has made great headway offering a line of 4K projectors at more reasonable price points for the home and commercial markets. At CEDIA 2015, TI […]

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Insight Media Releases White Paper on Technology Behind the ColorSpark HLD LED Solution for Projectors

High Lumen Density (HLD) is a new LED solid state light source developed by Philips Lighting and branded under the trade name of ColorSpark. This technology breaks through the étendue limitation of current LED projectors that have limited their light output. HLD technology now allows projectors to reach the 3000 ANSI lumen level with the […]

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SpectraCal Seeks to Solve HDR Monitor Evaluation Need

A number of companies in Hollywood and beyond are already developing High Dynamic Range (HDR) content. But do they have accurate and calibrated HDR displays to master on? That’s the problem that SpectraCal is seeking to solve with its latest display evaluation software, CalMAN v5.6. To be clear, CalMAN v5.6 is not just for HDR […]

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New Technologies Solving an Old Problem

By Bob Mathes, AV/Video Sales & Marketing Manager, Draper, Inc. A seam in a projection screen viewing surface has never been a popular subject, but it has been a fact of life for virtually every screen manufacturer (and their customers) for decades. Although Draper has improved on our seaming techniques over the years, we recently […]

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3M to Propose Changes to New BT2020 Color Standard at SMPTE Fall Event

The new UHD TV specification calls for an expanded color gamut called BT2020. But no current TVs can meet the specification because the red, green and blue primaries are specified without a tolerance. And, since they are located on the spectral locus, only laser sources can produce the full color gamut – but with speckle, […]

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Business as Usual for Sharp Professional

That’s the message that Gary Bailer, Sharp’s Director of Product Management, Information Display Products told us in a phone interview.  “It is important to communicate this message to our customer base following a lot of misinformation that has spread as a result of the acquisition of the Sharp assembly plant in Mexico by Hisense. On […]

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Light Polymers Develops First Liquid-Crystal-Based Remote Phosphor Flexible Film for LED Lighting

Light Polymers is introducing the world’s first liquid-crystal-based remote phosphor flexible film.  In LED lighting, a remote phosphor film moves the blue-to-white-light converting phosphor material from the LED itself to the substrate that is located a short distance from the LEDs.  This has many benefits in terms of efficiency improvement (20 to 30%), reduced glare, […]

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Infocomm Issues Draft Standard for Contrast on Direct View Displays – But is it Right?

InfoComm has issued (July 9, 2015) a new draft standard called “Direct View Display Image Systems Contrast Ratio”. It can be reviewed here. But some believe the system contrast specification for watching movies is just plain wrong – and they have posted a video showing side-by-side examples to prove the point (see videohere). You should […]

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Scalable Display Technologies Announces Grant of Additional Patents

Industry leader expands its protection around multi-projector displays Cambridge, MA – June 15, 2015 — Scalable Display Technologies, the leading provider of software for multi-projector display systems, today announced the issuance of two new patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  Scalable continues to invest heavily in research and development that results […]

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OLED Developments in Japan 2015

A local Japan-based market research firm has conducted a series of interviews with Japanese companies involved in the development and manufacture of OLED materials, subsystem and panels.  The survey was conducted from March to April in 2015, with the results now available as an industry report. The report is offered for USD 798.00 and is […]

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