Category Archives: Analyst Blog

Edgehog Offering Robust Anti-Reflection Technology using Nanostructures

Edgehog is a Montreal-based start-up that has developed a better mousetrap – i.e. a better anti-reflection technology that is robust and offers low reflectance over wide viewing angles and over the full visible spectrum.  Their claims intrigued us, so we had a nice conversation with co-founder Calvin Cheng and Business Development Manager, Kris Manipon. As […]

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New Standards Emerging to Reduce Complexity of Streaming Content

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has been actively developing a new streaming standard called CMAF (Common Media Application Format).  With 60 participants and 3 years of effort, the group is nearly done with final specifications expected in early 2019.  What it promises to do is to streamline how content is encoded and delivered and improve […]

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Enterprise Survey: AR Adoption Coming Faster than you Think

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 clear highlight: 70% believe that […]

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iBeam Materials Working on GaN-on-Metal Process for LEDs

One of the more interesting presentation at the recent Display Summit (proceedings available soon), was a paper from Vladimir Matias at iBeam Materials.  His company works closely with Sandia National Labs where they leveraged thin metal foil technology used for superconductors to develop a novel microLED approach called GaN-on-Metal.  This could be quite a breakthrough […]

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Cable Industry Gearing up for High Bandwidth Needs of Light Field Displays

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 for the event and provides […]

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DCI Takes First Step to Define HDR Cinema

The Digital Cinema Initiative (DCI) group was formed at the beginning of the film-to-digital transition to help develop the specifications and interchange formats needed for an orderly transition. Now, it has released a statement saying it plans to work on specifications for the next stage in theatrical exhibition: HDR Cinema. The motivation for this activity […]

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