Category Archives: Display Technology

How to Make a Holographic Optical Element Film

By Chris Chinnock, Insight Media Holographic Optical Element (HOE) films are an emerging class of optical device that can be used to bend, shape, or direct light. Simple HOE structures like grating are used in waveguides to capture, direct and expand images for Augmented Reality (AR) devices. HOEs can be used to create true static […]

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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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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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Video News Reports from IFA 2023

Insight Media attended the 2023 IFA event at Messe Berlin, The following news videos capture news on TVs, TV O/Ss, home projection solutions and more. O/S News Roku Describes new TV OS Partners at IFA 202 Xperi Updates on DTS-X and TiVo Roll-outs TV News Samsung Reveals microLED Fabrication Details Samsung Shows TVs and Demos […]

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Automotive 3D HUD Developer Envisics Adds New Investor

UK-based Envisics has announced that M&G Investments has joined other strategic partners in the automotive 3D Head-up Display (HUD) developer bringing total investment to over $100M. Envisics is developing what they call “dynamic holographic” technology which means the holographic images are not static but change with time. When applied to the automotive market, this allows […]

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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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Dynamic Pixel Tuning for Small Area Displays

A new white paper on the use of Porotech microLED Technology The third white paper in our Dynamic Pixel Tuning (DPT) series is now ready for downloading. This one focuses on the use of the DPT technology to make microLED-based small-area devices suitable for AR/VR applications. Download the third white paper: Dynamic Pixel Tuning for […]

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Choosing the Right Microdisplay for Near-to-Eye Applications

This new white paper focuses on microdisplay technologies aimed for “near to eye” display applications such as electronic viewfinders, AR/VR headsets, head-mounted displays, and sights. Microdisplays are different from direct-view displays like those found in TVs, monitors, or phones. First, the size of microdisplays is smaller than 1.3 inches in diagonal. Second, microdisplays have a […]

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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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Porotech announces world’s first “all-in-one” full-color microLED Display

Enabled by Dynamic Pixel Tuning Technology In the press release below Porotech has demonstrated the ability to create red, green, blue and white light from a single LED device – something that normally requires separate red, green and blue LEDs. This is confirmation of their new Dynamic Pixel Tuning (DPT) technology. DPT operates on microLEDs fabricated […]

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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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