Filmed at SID’s Displayweek 2017, we got to see CLEARink’s monochrome, color and video displays. This was the first public demo of this technology which originated at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Company is aiming for applications which require all the benefits of ePaper along with mass producible color and full motion video. They have commenced trial manufacturing at a LCD fab and hope to derive benefits of a fully depreciated factory. I interviewed their vp of marketing, Sri who has been in the display industry for decades. I also posted my interview with CLEARink's CEO here.
ARM shows their HDR to SDR conversion processed with their adaptive local tone mapping engine to achieve a dynamic range compression to show HDR content at the highest quality on a regular SDR display. Filmed at the SID Display Week.
C3Nano makes silver nanowire (AgNW) transparent conductors using their Nanoglue technology. These are used in flexible touch screens for phones, wearables etc. C3Nano is a spinoff from Stanford University. This interview was conducted by Sri Peruvemba at their Headquarters in the Silicon Valley, with Dr Ajay Virkar, Co-founder of C3Nano, they got into the details of what they are claiming as the best transparent in the market. Andrew Moon, Product Manager and Yadong Cao, Applications Engineer demonstrated the various products featuring C3Nano. Their newly released Onyx product is aiming to replace ITO in touch screens, in OLED displays, in solar panels as well as biotech applications. The company’s investors and customers include Nissha, Hitachi Chemicals, Nagase and many others.
Atomos is an Australian company specializing in camera monitor-recorders, devices that can take the HDMI 4:2:2 output off of cameras such as the Panasonic GH5 or EVA1 and record the output as 10bit ProRes 4:2:2 and some other codecs useful for smooth post production and for recording at the maximum quality. For example with the Panasonic GH5 the $995 Atomos Shogun Inferno can record 4K 10bit 4:2:2 at 60 frames per second as an editing-ready ProRes codec recording. At IBC 2017, Atomos launches the Sumo19M, an $1995 high-brightness production monitor with HDR capabilities, 3D LUTs and controling through touch. Atomos also has their 19” Sumo Monitor-recorder at $2495 with 4K60p HDR to use on the film set or at the studio with 1200nit 10+ stop panel with 4K 12bit Raw or 10bit 422 ProRes/DNxHR recording and HD recording up to 240p or live switching and recording of four 1080p60 channels at the same time. Dan Chung who previously was running newsshooter.com now works at Atomos and is showing off some of these Atomos devices in this video including a rig with the Sony RX0.
SmallHD 1703 P3X ($3699 at Amazon.com) is a bright 900nits 17″ Full HD (133ppi) IPS LCD display monitor with a wide colour gamut with 100% DCI-P3 10 bit reference grade colour accuracy (with a Delta E average of 0.8), 1,400:1 contrast, with 178 degrees vertical and horizontal viewing angle useful for Focus Pullers, Directors, and DITs on set. Users can install own 3D LUT calibration with advanced colour management solutions, it has 2x SDI and HDMI inputs, 2x SDI and HDMI outputs, VESA mountable. This video also features the 5" 720p SmallHD Focus ($499 at Amazon.com) Sony Bundle that improves Sony A6500/A6300/A7Smark2/etc by increasing battery life and removing battery overheating issues from the current Sony camera.
DNP (Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.), established in 1876, is a Japanese printing company. The company operates its printing in three areas; Information Communications, Lifestyle and Industrial Supplies, and Electronics. It is involved in a wide variety of printing processes, ranging from magazines through to shadow masks for the production of displays, as well as out-coupling enhancement structures for LCD displays and scattering for display backlights. The company has more than 35,000 employees.
nTact provides coating machines to create Flat Panel Display technology for television screens, computer monitors, mobile devices, cameras, GPS systems, portable media players, etc. nTact claims to be pioneering slot die coating (extrusion coating) technology and equipment, nTact with their developments within the Flat Panel Display industry. This includes patented methods and devices to precisely deposit solution based chemistries for a variety of display manufacturing processes. nTact’s slot die coating (extrusion coating) technology provides the means to deposit various materials for applications such as LCD, OLED, and Flexible Substrates within the display industry, giving rise to large area processing and lowered manufacturing costs for these devices and products.
LG Booth Tour at IFA 2017 featuring the latest LG OLED and LCD TVs, with HDR10, HLG and DolbyVision support, the LG Signature OLED TV W Wallpaper OLED, the OLED TVs for Art Gallery. LG Nano Cell Display featuring LCD Advanced Color Super UHD technology, which LG claims is capable of delivering better results than Samsung's Quantum Dot technology. LG claims that Nano Cell LCD displays employ uniform particles just one nanometer in diameter to create more subtle, accurate colors that retain their integrity from wider viewing angles (up to 60 degrees) than you typically get with Quantum Dot enhanced LCD TV.
Kino-mo Hypervsn is a visual solution for creating, managing and displaying 3D video content with holographic effect.
Mitsubishi Electric shows transflective displays, high brightness displays, projected capacitive displays and other advanced industrial displays at SID Display Week.