Tag Archives: Insight Media

Surface Haptics Market Report Issued

October 26, 2018 – Insight Media is offering a new report titled: Surface Haptics Markets 2018-2027.  The report predicts the market to surpass $11.5 billion (USD) in revenues in 2022 driven by widespread adoption of the technology within mobile electronics and the automotive sector. This report identifies the latest opportunities in the global surface haptics […]

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White Paper: Evaluating Video Wall Solutions in Retail and Collaboration

Oct. 1, 2018 – Insight Media has just created a new white paper titled “Evaluating Video Wall Solutions in Retail and Collaboration.” It can be downloaded for free with a registration at this link. In this white paper, we look at some video wall options from the perspective of the buyer for retail and collaboration room […]

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Google Releases “Welcome to Light Fields” for Certain VR Headsets

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media Google has been investing quite a lot into VR technologies. The latest release is what Senior Research, Paul Debevec at Google VR calls “Welcome to Light Fields”. It is a free app designed to show what light field capture technology can do for VR headsets. The app is available on […]

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Can Electronic Viewfinders Match Optical Versions?

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media “Can Electronic Viewfinders Match Optical Versions?”  That was the question that a panel of experts attempted to address at a recent SID-SMPTE joint meeting in New York on March 20, 2018. Speakers included David Leitner, an Oscar-nominated producer, director, and Emmy-nominated cinematographer; Jason Druss, a Product Specialist at Blackmagic Design; and […]

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PyeongChang Olympics Showcase Next Generation Broadcasting Options (Part 2)  

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media In part 1, I talked about 4K and 8K production but in this part, let’s focus on VR, 5G ATSC 3.0 and more. While VR content was pioneered at the Rio 2016 games, supporters say it is improved in 2018 especially due to the corporate support of Intel, which is working in […]

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PyeongChang Olympics Showcase Next Generation Broadcasting Options (Part 1)

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media The PyeongChang Olympics in Korea provided an incredible platform for demonstrating the potential of next generation broadcast options. This included 8K, HDR, Dolby Atmos, Virtual Reality, ATSC 3.0 and 5G live broadcasting, plus an amazing drone demo. Unfortunately, the recently held SuperBowl was a big disappointment on that front with […]

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Micro LEDs Getting Funding, but IP Situation is Messy

by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media Several micro LED companies received funding recently, an encouraging sign of the continuing interest in this segment. But in a new report from Yole looking at the patent situation, the authors warn that things will be messy – especially for displays that require a mass transfer approach. Let’s start with […]

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Light Field Displays are Coming

If you haven’t been following activities in Light Field displays, here’s a quick update – there is a lot of activity in this area with products likely to be commercialized in 2018. Investments are flowing and standards organizations are getting serious about finding ways to distribute the vast amounts of data that will be needed […]

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The Voice Wars: Amazon vs. Google at CES 2018

We are in the thick of writing up what we saw and heard at CES 2018, but I wanted to use this Display Daily column to identify some of my highlights and do a little deeper dive in the war shaping up between Google and Amazon over voice control of, well, everything. Topping my highlight […]

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HDR PC Monitor Market Coming

High Dynamic Range (HDR) is now becoming well established in the TV market, but it is now as well established in the PC segment. Here, HDR-capable PCs and monitors can be useful for gaming, HDR content editing or production, and streaming of HDR movies and episodic content. Here’s a quick rundown just prior to CES […]

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BOE, Olightek and Kopin form JV for OLED-on-Silicon Manufacturing

One of the display technologies that is being used in Virtual Reality (VR) headsets is OLED-on-Silicon.  Recently, a new partnership was formed between US-based Kopin and two Chinese partners: BOE and Olightek.  The three have agreed to form a Joint Venture (JV) to build new state-of-the-art OLED-on-Silicon manufacturing facility in China to serve anticipated needs […]

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Christie Tries to Separate from the Herd with New Apex 0.9mm LED Video Wall

Christie has added a new 0.9mm pitch model to their Apex lineup of LED video walls. They are not the first to commercialize 0.9mm cabinets as they wanted to be sure they could deliver top level quality consistent with their Apex brand of LED video walls. The new 0.9mm cabinet/tile has a resolution of 640×360 […]

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Highlights from I/ITSEC 2017

The Interservice/ Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) is the world’s largest modeling, simulation, and training conference. Held near the beginning of December in Orlando, Florida, USA, I/ITSEC consists of peer-reviewed paper presentations, tutorials, special events, professional workshops, a commercial exhibit hall, a serious games competition, and STEM events for teachers and secondary students. […]

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2017 Streaming Media for Field of Light Displays (SMFoLD) Workshop Summary & Presentation Files

On Oct. 3, 2017, a workshop on Streaming Media for Field of Light Displays (SMFoLD) was held at the Rockwell Collins facility in Sterling, Virginia.  About 100 people attended to discuss the latest developments in the light field ecosystem – from content creation, through distribution to the display.  A particular emphasis for the workshop was […]

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Nanosys Details the Future of Quantum Dots

Quantum dot manufacturer Nanosys was at SID DisplayWeek speaking about quantum dots in the Business Conference, presenting papers in the symposium session and showcasing its technology on the exhibit floor while also revealing some future innovation in backroom discussions.  In all, the take away is that quantum dots hold great promise to provide a range […]

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Which is Better: Higher Pixel Density or Wider Field of View?

This is one of the key VR headset design decisions that product developers have been wrestling with.  So far, most have chosen a wider field of view leading to images that can look pixelated or have a “screen door effect”.  But with recent hardware advancements, it may be time to rethink this trade-off. In a […]

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New White Paper: Understanding 4K Resolution in Projection Systems

Norwalk, CT, May 30, 2017 – Insight Media has released its latest white paper titled Understanding 4K Resolution in Projection Systems.  It discusses the changes that are occurring with regards to defining resolution in projection systems.  This is being driven by the wider adoption of so-called “image shifting” techniques which can increase the displayed pixels […]

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Display Summit 2017: Expanded Focus and New Date

NORWALK, Connecticut, and STERLING, Virginia  – April 27, 2017 – Insight Media, the organizers of the annual Display Summit conference, announced today that the event will now expand its focus and move the date one week further out to October 4-5, 2017.  The location remains the same; the Rockwell Collins facility in Sterling, VA. “The expanded […]

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