Category Archives: Display Industry

Recent News from AR-HUD Developer Envisics

Envisics is developing Augmented Reality Head-up Display (AR-HUD) technology based on spatial light modulator and laser technology to create a true holographic display solution. Their Gen 2 AR-HUD is set to debut in the Cadillac Lyric later this year. Below is some recent news and observations from the company. – Chris Chinnock With the start […]

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Video News Reports from CES 2024

Insight Media was at CES 2024 and produced a number of video news reports at the event covering automotive, AR/VR/MR and TV/Projection displays. Automotive (LCD, OLED, microLED, HUDs) Envisics Describes Their Holographic HUDs at CES 2024 Envisics is developing holographic HUDs that use a spatial light modulator and diffraction patterns to generate the images. This […]

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Lightning Silicon Technologies to Launch Display and Optics Solutions for VR / MR at CES 2024

Lightning Silicon Technology (LST) was launched as a spin-off from Kopin Corporation in January 2023. At CES 2024, it will unveil a host of new OLED-on-Silicon microdisplays and all-plastic Pancake optical solutions for Virtual Reality / Mixed Reality (VR/MR) headsets. Ahead of CES, Insight Media conducted a wide-ranging interview with LST Executive Chairman, Dr. John […]

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Realfiction to Show Innovative Directional Pixel Technology at CES 2024

Denmark-based display developer Realfiction will be showcasing four demonstrations at CES 2024. After an hour-long discussion with the company, these demos are really quite innovative. A brief description is provided below. If you want to learn more, click HERE to schedule a meeting with them at the ARIA. Demo #1 – This is essentially the […]

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Many Ways to Visualize ADAS Information

The role of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) systems in automobiles is to prevent deaths and injuries by reducing the number of car accidents and the serious impact of those that cannot be avoided. Advanced ADAS systems will be needed to enable semi- and fully-automated automobiles as well. Today, ADAS functionality is visible in small […]

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White Paper – What’s a HUD and Why are Car Makers so Anxious to Add Them?

The automobile market is currently changing in unprecedented ways. Electric vehicles are replacing those powered by internal combustion engines. Cars are adding more sensors, communications capabilities and pushing the abilities of autonomous driving. Car interiors are being reshaped and electronics are poised to become the dominant cost of new vehicles after the battery packs. Displays […]

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Review of microLED News from DisplayWeek 2023

  The LA chapter of the Society for Information Displays (SID) invited Insight Media to give an overview of what we saw and reported on at the DisplayWeek event last May. The webinar was recorded and can be viewed on the InsightMediaTV1 YouTube DisplayWeek playlist HERE. The presentation is based on video news reports produced […]

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Video News Reports from DisplayWeek 2023

Below are a series of videos decribing what exhibitors were showing at SID DisplayWeek 2023. There was a lot of microLED activity focused on autotmotive, AR/VR and videowalls. We also saw some interesting OLED, 8K/16K and 3D displays. Check it out. microLED / miniLED News JBD Shows of Commercially Available microLEDs and Reveals R&D Plans […]

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Porotech Unveils the World’s First Monolithic Full Color MicroLED Displays

Full color microdisplay achieved on a single panel marks a new industry milestone News Highlights: The world’s first single-panel, full-color microdisplay suitable for augmented reality (AR) applications, based upon Porotech’s Dynamic Pixel Tuning (DPT) technology. The new innovative active-matrix 0.26-inch microLED display offering 1280×720 resolution, utilizes a proprietary driving method developed by Porotech that rapidly […]

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New Professional Monitors and Displays at NAB 2023

A number of professional monitors and displays were released at NAB 2023. Here is a summary. Sony released the update to their professional monitor for critical evaluation, color grading, live production and post-production dubbed the BVM-HX3110. This is a 30.5” dual-panel type monitor with 4K resolution, with the big improvement being the peak luminance of […]

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Has SWAVE Developed a Holographic Display Breakthrough?

Having followed the development of 3D, lightfield, and holographic displays for some time, I have come to believe that evolving the traditional raster pixel approach to smaller and smaller pixels is not going to get us to where we need to be to achieve high-fidelity lightfield or true holographic images. We need a breakthrough display […]

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ASC Facilitates an On-Set Monitor Shoot-out and More!

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) set up an exhibition in their clubhouse in Hollywood on an afternoon that coincided with the SMPTE 2022 conference. There were several demonstrations of note including a shoot out of grading monitors used for post-production and on-set monitoring.  We first talked to IMAX about a project the ASC has […]

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Samsung Display Will Highlight QD-OLED Improvements at CES 2023 

We met with Samsung Display a the SMPTE conference in Hollywood where they were showcasing their current QD-OLED TV vs. a white OLED TV. The QD-OLED TV was the Sony A95K model while the white OLED TV was the G2 from LGE.  While specifics of QD-OLED performance improvements will have to wait until the CES […]

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Dynamic Pixel Tuning: Game Changing Technology

A new white paper on Porotech microLED Technology Insight Media has just published a new white paper called Dynamic Pixel Tuning: Game Changing Technology. It describes technology developed by Porotech that can eliminate the RGB sub-pixel arrangement for displays and instead allow a single pixel to be designated any color in the visible spectrum simply […]

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Video News from DisplayWeek 2022

We shot a number of videos at DisplayWeek 2022 highlighting developments in 8K, 3D (light field, holographic, eye-tracked and super-multiview), LEDs (SMD, mini, micro) and more. Here is the list. -Chris Chinnock 8K Innolux Shows 9K x 1.3K Display for Automotive BOE Shows 3D, OLED, LCD and EL-QD 8K HYPHY Unveils New Compression Technology LG […]

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Boréas Technologies Introduces Latest Award-Winning Haptics for Mobile, PC and Consumer Products During Display Week 2022

BROMONT, Québec & San Jose, Calif., May 5, 2022 — Boréas Technologies, a pioneer in ultra-low-power high definition (HD) piezo haptic semiconductors, will give a sneak peek of the next generation of touch, haptics and immersive experiences during Display Week 2022. From haptic technology for mobile gaming to advanced touch user interfaces in smartphones, Boréas will showcase and provide demos […]

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Video News from NAB 2022 and CinemaCon 2022

We shot a number of videos at NAB 2022 highlighting developments in 8K as well as videos at Cinemacon 2022 on projection/display developments. Here is a guide to them. NAB 2022 News Netint has a co-processor for hardware encoding of AV1 streams up to 8K 4:2:0. They claimed that AV1 is not defined at 8K yet, but […]

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What’s the Best Display Architecture for VR?

A new blog on the wearables-era.com web site features an interview with Kopin CEO John Fan. It provides a very nice summary of the thinking of Fan and Kopin and their approach to developing the VR market. The full-length interview is reprinted below with their permission. I want to highlight a couple of key elements […]

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