Category Archives: Consumer Electronics

Insight Media Releases New White Paper on Sub-pixel Rendering and Resolution

Why Counting RGB sub-pixels isn’t the Best Way to Measure Resolution The advent of sub-pixel rendering technologies is stirring up controversy as to the meaning of resolution in a display. Traditionally, pixel resolution has been counted as the number red, green and blue sub-pixels that are needed to create a full color pixel. But sub-pixel rendering techniques […]

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QD Vision Discusses Developments and Competition

Quantum dot developer QD Vision has received a new round of investment led by Tsing Capital and BASF Venture Capital totaling approximately $22 million from both existing investors and new investors. The funds will be used to advance R&D efforts and support commercialization of new products. Quantum dots are semiconductor materials. When designed for displays, […]

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Quickly develop HD 1080p pico display applications with new TI DLP® evaluation module

  Quickly develop HD 1080p pico display applications with new TI DLP® evaluation module Smallest DLP Full-HD chipset, evaluation module and reference design are available now through TI.com The new Texas Instruments DLP®LightCrafter™ Display 4710 evaluation module (EVM) is a tool that allows developers to quickly assess the DLP Pico™ 0.47-inch TRP Full-HD 1080p display chipset, the […]

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We Need a Definition for a High Dynamic Range Display

I am at the SMPTE Fall Conference in Hollywood, where I am learning all about the ecosystem for High Dynamic Range (HDR), Wide Color Gamut (WCG) and High Frame Rate (HFR), among other topics. That means ways to capture, process and produce, encode, deliver and display such content. This of course, is a hot topic […]

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TI to Bring 4K DLP to the Masses

Texas Instruments has had a 4K 3-chip DLP solution for some time, but it’s a big, 1.4” device that allows high brightness 4K projection at a hefty price. Meanwhile, Sony has made great headway offering a line of 4K projectors at more reasonable price points for the home and commercial markets. At CEDIA 2015, TI […]

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3M to Propose Changes to New BT2020 Color Standard at SMPTE Fall Event

The new UHD TV specification calls for an expanded color gamut called BT2020. But no current TVs can meet the specification because the red, green and blue primaries are specified without a tolerance. And, since they are located on the spectral locus, only laser sources can produce the full color gamut – but with speckle, […]

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Business as Usual for Sharp Professional

That’s the message that Gary Bailer, Sharp’s Director of Product Management, Information Display Products told us in a phone interview.  “It is important to communicate this message to our customer base following a lot of misinformation that has spread as a result of the acquisition of the Sharp assembly plant in Mexico by Hisense. On […]

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White Papers

I am extensively using your white paper on color accuracy, contrast and brightness during customer and channel partner meetings/presentations. This white paper provides a very good and fair analysis of what image quality is about.        Emmanuel Herbreteau, Texas Instruments France SAS   Production/Post-Production Motion Grading Comes of Age The State of the […]

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High Dynamic Range (HDR) is Coming, but How Will it Impact Your Business?

By now you have probably heard the buzz about high dynamic range, or HDR.  But you may also be wondering if this is something you need to know more about, how it might impact your business and when.  This article may help a little in answering these questions. First of all, what is HDR?  In […]

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Rooting for the Roots – Taking the Right Route

Many among us consider today’s rapid changes and significant number of high end innovations in entertainment and entertainment technology, among other businesses and industries, to be in a state of upheaval and disruption. That is not necessarily a bad thing. In particular, we are seeing growth in the ways that content is produced and distributed, […]

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Mobile Displays and their Effect on the Industry

  Mobile devices have, to a large degree, been carrying the positive development of the CE industry in recent years. The high consumer demand for mobile devices offset the lackluster needs for PCs and TVs. From a display perspective that meant that large size displays where replaced with many more smaller displays. Unfortunately one 40″ […]

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