Category Archives: Analyst Blog

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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Samsung Reveals Much at First Look Event Prior to CES 2020

Samsung ran their First Look event at Ceasar’s just prior to the opening of CES and offer a cornucopia of technology news – some to be expected and some surprises too. Here is a quick summary of first impressions from the First Look event. Jong-hee Han, President of Visual Displays at Samsung Electronics opened the […]

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A New Kind of Light Field Camera from Wooptix

Many, including myself, think light field acquisition, processing and display is the future of natural 3D visualizations.  One method for light field image acquisition is to place a microlens array in front of an image sensor.  This is the approach used by Lytro in their consumer and cinema-grade cameras.  The trade off for acquiring all […]

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Yes, You Really Can See 8K in Your Future

WE MIGHT BE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE 4K ERA, BUT THE 8K era has already begun. How can that be? For starters, consider what Sonia Chen, Samsung’s director of display marketing, said in June at the 8K Display Summit in New York City. Addressing representatives from the content, broadcast technology, and consumer electronics industries who […]

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HFR is Not a Dirty Word – At Least it Shouldn’t be

High Frame Rate or HFR, especially in a cinema setting, evokes some pretty strong emotions in people from love to hate. This debate was stirred up again recently with the release of Gemini Man, a new Ang Lee film. The movie was shot in 4K 3D HDR at 120 frames per second as was his […]

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IDEA Releases Light Field Distribution Documents and Demonstrates Functionality

The Immersive Digital Experiences Alliance (IDEA) used the 2019 Light Field and Holographic Display Summit to release three new documents that describe how advanced media formats, including full light field data, can be packaged for delivery over commercial networks. The group also proved the format works by showing the same content presented on several type […]

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Forget 32K, are you ready for light field displays?

It will eventually be one of the most transformative display technologies since the invention of the television. The race is currently on to produce the world’s first practical high resolution Light Field display. Adrian, please forgive me for hijacking the title of your recent article: “Forget 8K, are you ready for 32K?”, but there is […]

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