Category Archives: 3D or Light Field or Holographic

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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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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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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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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Commentary on Wooptix and poLight SDK Release

Chris Chinnock, Insight Media For context, please see this press release As some of you know, light field capture is usually done with an array of cameras or a plenoptic camera (single lens camera fitted with a microlens array capture multiple sub-images). Wooptix has developed an algorithm that can use a series of depth based […]

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Wooptix and poLight Release SDK to Bring Light Field Capture to Consumers

June 10, 2021 – Light field technology developer Wooptix® is partnering with optical component developer poLight® to enable a significant advancement in the capabilities of light field-based camera systems suitable for portable device such as smartphones, laptops, tablets, wearables and more. The combination of the two company’s technologies can now enable compact light field cameras for […]

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Webinar Available VOD: The Five W’s of Holographic Displays – Part I of II

Avalon Holographics delivered the first of two webinars entitled The Five W’s of Holographic Displays on June 2nd. Part II will take place on June 29 at the 12pm Eastern Daylight Time. View Recording of Part 1 Click to Register for Part II The webinars feature Wally Haas, President and Co-founder, along with Russ Baker, […]

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VividQ White Paper a Nice Primer on Real Holographic Displays

The term “holographic display” has been coopted by marketing organizations and applied to devices that are not true holographic displays. But there are some companies that are developing real holographic displays – and VividQ is one of them. Their new white paper provides some nice background on what real holographic display consists of and how their technology […]

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