Category Archives: ProAV & Commercial

A Tour of the Vuzix Waveguide Factory

By Chris Chinnock I recently had the opportunity to meet with Vuzix CEO Paul Travers and get a tour of their waveguide manufacturing and AR headset assembly facility in Rochester, New York.  These waveguides are the key optical element in their new Blade AR headsets.  I am aware of only a few companies that have […]

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Glasses-free Displays at CES

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media We met with four companies at CES: Vision Engineering, Creal 3D, Dimenco and StreamTV. StreamTV had a very good location right in central hall next to the LG Electronics booth. They were highlighting their latest large format glass-free 3D displays along with some smaller notebook and phone-sized versions. StreamTV has been […]

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MicroTiles LED Offers Nice Innovations that Could be Disruptive

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media Christie has just introduced a new LED-based MicroTile solution that will replace the DLP-based version it introduced in 2010 time frame. Just as the DLP-based version offered a new form factor and design options with leading edge technology, so too does the new LED-based version. To dig a little deeper […]

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Is Better Supply Chain Coordination the Key to AR/VR Adoption?

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media Adoption of VR has been a rocky road.  Early estimates of headset sales fell by the wayside, although they are respectable in the low millions range.  The same can be said of the AR market where early consumer enthusiasm is giving way a belief that enterprise applications will lead the […]

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Enterprise Survey: AR Adoption Coming Faster than you Think

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media I had a chance to speak with Geof Wheelwright, the Director of Marketing Communications at Atheer the other day regarding the results of an internal survey they did focusing on the use of Augmented Reality in the Enterprise market.  There were a number of interesting results but here is one […]

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White Paper: Evaluating Video Wall Solutions in Retail and Collaboration

Oct. 1, 2018 – Insight Media has just created a new white paper titled “Evaluating Video Wall Solutions in Retail and Collaboration.” It can be downloaded for free with a registration at this link: https://tinyurl.com/y8m2muwn. In this white paper, we look at some video wall options from the perspective of the buyer for retail and collaboration […]

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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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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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