Category Archives: ProAV & Commercial

Display Summit Agenda Nearly Complete

Display Summit will take place Oct. 4-5 in Sterling Virginia at the Rockwell Collins facility.  The focus this year is on immersive displays – projection or LED-based solutions or personal, body-worn types.  The agenda is now nearly complete and can be viewed at: http://www.displaysummit.com/2017_display_summit/agenda/ Presentation and panel discussion sessions will focus on: Advanced Displays Component […]

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Is it Time to Consider Measuring Displays in their Use Case Environment?

Display performance is always measured in a very dark room, which is important if you want to know the limits of their performance. But display-based products are rarely viewed in real applications in a very dark room. Even cinemas and home theaters are rarely as dark as the testing environment. So, should we consider having […]

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Christie Taking RGB Laser Projection to Mainstream Cinemas

One of the more interesting pieces of news coming from CineEurope this week was the European debut of Christie’s CP-4325 digital cinema projector. This is the company’s first standalone RGB laser projector that it plans to offer for mainstream theatrical projection – not just the Premium Large Format (PLF) part of the market where RGB […]

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Which is Better: Higher Pixel Density or Wider Field of View?

This is one of the key VR headset design decisions that product developers have been wrestling with.  So far, most have chosen a wider field of view leading to images that can look pixelated or have a “screen door effect”.  But with recent hardware advancements, it may be time to rethink this trade-off. In a […]

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New White Paper: Understanding 4K Resolution in Projection Systems

Norwalk, CT, May 30, 2017 – Insight Media has released its latest white paper titled Understanding 4K Resolution in Projection Systems.  It discusses the changes that are occurring with regards to defining resolution in projection systems.  This is being driven by the wider adoption of so-called “image shifting” techniques which can increase the displayed pixels […]

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First Metrology Workshop was Well Received

Metrology is the art and practice of measurement and the International Committee on Display Metrology (ICDM) is devoted to developing display measurement methods. At the SID DisplayWeek in LA this week, the group organized their first all-day workshop on the topic. Over 90 people showed up, far exceeding the workshop organizers’ expectations. I asked a […]

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Training & Simulation Display Summit Conference Announced

March 13, 2017 – Insight Media is pleased to support the 2017 Training & Simulation Display Summit on Sept. 27-28, 2017, at the Rockwell Collins Simulation and Training Solutions facility in Sterling, Virginia.  The event will focus on the latest visual display and pipeline technologies for training and simulation, including advancements in augmented, virtual and mixed […]

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Philips to Focus ColorSpark Technology on home Cinema Segment

About a year and a half ago, Philips Lighting debuted a new LED-based light source for projectors called ColorSpark HLD LED (High Lumen Density LED).  In 2016 this technology rolled out in mainstream projection products in the 3000 to 4000 lumen range.  For 2017, Philips is focusing on enabling projection customers to create new 1000 […]

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New White Paper on Optical Aspects of VR Headset Design Released

February 28, 2017 – Insight Media has completed a new white paper titled, “Understanding Trade-offs in Microdisplay and Direct-View VR Headset Designs.”  It is now available for free download.   REGISTER HERE Most current VR headset designs feature direct-view displays resulting in headsets that many feel do not meet the size, weight, comfort, cost or visual […]

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