Category Archives: Analyst Blog

Better Distribution Methods Needed to Support Large ProAV Canvases

LED-based video walls are getting bigger and bigger and pixel pitches continue to shrink.  That means these large canvases can have a lot more pixels. 30M, 50M even 100M pixels are not uncommon.  The problem becomes delivering high quality pixels to these canvases over the existing distribution methods. To understand more about these issues, we […]

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A Conversation with Kopin’s John Fan, Early Innovator in microLEDs

Chris: I recently learned that you were one of the inventors of the monolithic microLED process with patents dating back to the early 1990s. The approach that most of the companies currently working on microLED microdisplays are bonding an LED wafer to a silicon wafer using a process that is similar to the one Kopin patented […]

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Is it Time to Standardize Metadata in the Broadcast Environment?

The addition of metadata in the capturing, production and distribution of file-based content has been a thing for years that has aided in reducing errors and production time while maintaining creative intent to the end user.  But broadcasts and producers of live content have not used, and in fact, have resisted the introduction of metadata […]

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UHD Tracker Service Reveals Interesting Trends

The Ultra HD Forum has spent several years developing a UHD tracking service that they recently discussed in a wide-ranging webinar and panel discussion produced by the DVB (Digital Video Broadcast) organization.  The database tracks over 150 commercial UHD service offerings with 21 fields of data, although not all are visible to the public on […]

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Volumetric Capture, Monitor and 8K Camera Updates from Canon

Canon held a virtual press conference to disclose what they would have shown at NAB had it gone forward as usual. While much of the event focused on professional camera updates, I will focus on three items more of interest to Display Daily readers, as the headline suggests. In professional monitors, no new products were […]

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These are the next generation TV technologies you’ll be able to buy very soon (part 1)

The drive for 8K continues unabated, but these new technologies offer a lot more advantages than just resolution, and you’ll be able to purchase televisions that use some of them later this year. 8K was clearly a high-profile TV trend at CES 2020 but fuelling TV advancements are several underlying display technologies that will continue […]

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AR and AR HMDs continue to improve, despite apparent indifference from the mass market

AR and VR were pretty big this year at CES. Here’s our look at two of the most promising new headsets that were on show, and what they mean for the immediate future of the technology. Needless to say, there were dozens of companies at CES showing off AR/VR headsets or related technology. I certainly […]

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