CLEARink demonstrates their improvements at SID Display Week 2018, doubled the resolution, increased the color gamut by 30%, increased contrast by 100%, brought down the operating voltage to 5V compared with the 10V that they were operating at last year, significantly lowering the power consumption towards possibly weeks of battery life, they are looking at a 90% reduction compared with LCD. CLEARink’s eSchoolBook project has been in trial manufacturing in China over the past several months aiming for a mass production release by Q2 in 2019. CLEARink is showing 202dpi with sub-pixel rendering made on their own backplanes made in China. They have customized a front light that is totally reflection based using little power.
Based in China and founded in 2001, Visionox Co., Ltd., is a high-tech enterprise focusing on OLED technology development.
Dr. J. William Doane is a world renowned expert in the field of liquid crystal materials and devices. Together with William Manning he co-founded Kent Displays, Inc. in 1993 and the company is now famous for its Cholesteric LCD based Boogie Board writing tablets that use Dr Doane’s inventions which I have filmed here. Dr. Doane, was the director of the world-renowned Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University from 1983-1996 and led the effort during that time to establish the National Science Foundation Center for Advanced Liquid Crystalline Optical Materials (ALCOM). As an active member of the international science community, he has held visiting appointments and maintained cooperative research programs in several countries. Dr. Doane was instrumental in formalizing the International Liquid Crystal Society and served as the organization’s first treasurer from 1990-1996. Dr. Doane was named a Fellow of the American Physical Society in 1982 and retired from the Kent State University in 1996 after a 31-year teaching and administrative career. Dr. Doane received the first ever presentation of the Slottow-Owaki Prize for Display Education, by SID.
Dr Chris King, is the co-founder of Planar Systems of Oregon, that was spun off from Tektronix. Dr King invented various Thin Film Electroluminescent technologies that led to the creation of the then state of the art flat panel displays, so called EL Displays, that went into laptops, medical equipment, even battle tanks. Dr King was CTO for Planar, also ran the most profitable industrial business unit, championed the cause for various display technologies. Dr. King has been going to SID’s DisplayWeek for 40 years and is currently volunteering for its Pacific NorthWest chapter as well as other committees at SID.
Helge Seetzen, current president of The Society for Information Display (SID), is a successful multi-media technology entrepreneur with deep experience in the university tech transfer space. He currently serves as the CEO and general partner of TandemLaunch – a startup foundry that works with driven entrepreneurs to turn research from the world’s best universities into exceptional consumer technology companies. Under his leadership, TandemLaunch has created over 20 technology companies, accounting for hundreds of jobs, and has commercialized technologies from over 50 international universities one of which technologies he has commercialized is HDR.
About 1000 more people attend the SID Display Week 2018 compared with last year’s event which I video-blogged all listed in my YouTube playlist for SID Display Week 2017 here, in this video, after filming of the Ribbon Cutting which opens the SID Display Week 2018 exhibition, I interview SID President Helge Seetzen about the strong growth in the Display industry, many volunteers have joined the SID, one of the largest exhibits, CEO Forum, Women in Tech forum. The inventors of LCD, OLED, Plasma, LCD blue LED, Micro LED, TFT, Active Matrix, HDR, IGZO, Flash memory and so much more, all are attending this event and I will be publishing all my videos from this event in the coming days and weeks, so please check back all my videos in my SID Display Week 2018 YouTube playlist here: YouTube Playlist for SID Display Week 2018
Teledyne is a manufacturer of test equipment for hdmi displays. The Teledyne 980 is a laboratory test device for all types of hdmi 2.1 devices. The Teledyne LeCroy quantumdata 980 HDMI Protocol Analyzer module supports deep analysis of HDMI and MHL streams as well as HDMI, MHL and HDCP compliance testing for source, sink, repeater/dongle devices.
The Teledyne LeCroy quantumdata 780E is a handheld digital video generator and analyzer that enables you to run tests on various digital video devices and network distribution devices on site or in the R&D lab. The 780E instrument provides a 7 inch color touch screen for operation and for viewing status of outgoing and incoming video and audio. The 780E is equipped with DisplayPort, HDMI and HDBaseT interfaces. Each digital interface is supported by both an output port and an input port to allow testing of digital video sources, displays, audio devices and distribution devices.
The Teledyne 280 provides testing home cinema systems with resolutions up to 4k at 60hz at 4:4:4
Tianma claims to be the market leader in worldwide LTPS and Full Active LCD Shipments in Q4 2017, here demonstrating some of their newest displays such as their 5.46″ Flexible HD AMOLED display. 5.5″ FHD Foldable AMOLED. Low cost 5.96″ HD+ a-Si Full Active LCD with rounded corners and a Notch. 6.18″ FHD LTPS Notch LCD. 15.6″ 4K Quantum Dot Laptop display such as the 3K by 2K LTPS bezel-less Laptop display that is in the newly launched Huawei Matebook X Pro supplied by Tianma. 5.93″ Full Active LCD. Force Touch.
E Ink shows and talks about its latest innovations in consumer electronics, architecture, healthcare, retail and fashion at CES 2018, to bring dynamic elements to generally static environments such as architecture and design, as well as discuss how its ePaper technology is being integrated into smart cities and connected devices, famous for eReaders, also revolutionizing the digital signage, healthcare and retail industries as well. Bus signs, electronic shelf labels, medical devices, products featured include the E Ink DAZZLE wall, the world’s largest media façade on the San Diego International Airport parking garage, featuring 2,100 tiles of E Ink’s Prism technology. A dress designed by Bergmeyer featuring E Ink Prism which won Best in Show at IIDA Fashion Show in October, 2017. A reconfigurable Retail Price Tag, a thin, batteryless price tag containing Powercast’s power harvesting technology that enables quick price changes using a typical handheld UHF RFID reader for wirelessly updating the display, the LTS Smart Patch transdermal therapeutic system that delivers medication to patients in a convenient and controlled manner, ReMarkable E Ink tablet offering paper-like reading, pen input writing and sketching, Onyx Boox Note, Onyx Boox Max2 (which I filmed here), Sony Digital Paper and more.
Interview with founders of QuirkLogic, Nashir Samanani and Mike Mabey. Their product, the Quilla is a Real Time Ideation solution which is aimed at replacing traditional ways of brainstorming and capturing ideas. During the interview they explained that the Quilla is shipping in volume, the types of markets include Technology, Healthcare, Design, Architecture & Construction, Hospitality etc. Quilla features a 42” ePaper display, its so low power that they can run it on battery for 16 hours and the whole thing weighs only 24 lbs making it quite portable. Here showing how it looks in direct sunlight, with no glare, the writing experience feels like paper and pen but it has full digital capabilities including file sharing, pen and touch inputs, image modifications with two finger pinch and zoom, unlimited pages, walk up and use features. Their target is for every conference room, sports locker room, nurses’ station in a hospital, construction sites that modify blue prints constantly etc can benefit from this technology. The QuirkLogic team of Zemina, Mac and Matt also demo their Ideation solution, the Quilla, in this video they show the collaboration features in real time, the ability for remote teams to work together and brainstorm, work on projects and design things and ideas collaboratively in settings that can be more inspirational without the need to be indoor.
Paul Gray is a Principal Analyst/Researcher within the IHS Technology group since November 2014, when IHS acquired DisplaySearch, a leader in primary research and forecasting on the global display market. At DisplaySearch, he served as director of European research. In addition to TVs, he also covered wearable devices, digital broadcast and semiconductor technology. He conducted in-depth analysis and forecasting of wearable devices, connected TV and 4K Ultra HD. Mr. Gray has more than 20 years of experience in market intelligence, marketing and product management. His work includes forecasting, product strategy, investment and R&D decisions. He has also been involved in consulting and conferences, and he has been cited as an expert in Nikkei, Los Angeles Times, Le Monde, Financial Times, The Korea Herald and other publications.
Google booth tour at the BETT education technology conference, showcasing some of the newest Chromebooks released for the education market, new security features to help schools prepare for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the EU (more information at Google Blog), collaborative tools for teachers and students, the Jamboard interactive whiteboard display device, Google Expeditions using Augmented Reality and VR. Chromebooks are the leading device for the K-12 education market in the USA and now also in Sweden, Canada and New Zealand with 25 million users worldwide. G Suite for Education is used by 80 million users worldwide.
HDMI 2.1 Specification Supports a Range of Features for Enhanced Gaming:
– Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) reduces or eliminates lag, stutter and frame tearing for more fluid and better detailed gameplay.
– Quick Media Switching (QMS) for movies and video eliminates the delay that can result in blank screens before content is displayed.
– Quick Frame Transport (QFT) reduces latency for smoother no-lag gaming, and real-time interactive virtual reality.
– Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) allows the ideal latency setting to automatically be set allowing for smooth, lag-free and uninterrupted viewing and interactivity.
Dynamic HDR support ensures every moment of a video is displayed at its ideal values for depth, detail, brightness, contrast and wider color gamuts. Here this interview is with Technicolor about their implementation of Dynamic HDR supported as part of the new HDMI 2.1 Spec.
This is the 13” Place & Play device by http://visionect.com a non-touch monitor for displaying information in office and industry settings, in colleges and schools to show class schedule and details of the upcoming lecture, in health care showing patient status, in monitoring stations showing status updates and the applications are endless . This display is created to quietly blend in, the device has zero installation costs, no wires and offers up to 12 months of battery autonomy on a single charge, made possible by Visionect’s patented ultra low energy architecture, only 1% of the power used by LCD. They also sell the Joan family of products for conference rooms and have shipped tens of thousands of units into companies such as BMW, KFC, DELL, Cisco, Oxford Univ, Sony, Microsoft, Disney, Panasonic, Seattle Seahawks, Huffington Post, Diamler all over the world. The Joan devices come in 6” and 13” sizes. The Play & Place devices are 13” and 32”.
NHK presents their vision of the future with a very large ultra-thin 8K display and with 22.2 channel audio surround depth system, the best video and audio system in the world. All these features are to be included in HDMI 2.1 which is being released now also and you can see my videos on HDMI 2.1 here.
Hisense presents their latest range of affordable 65″, 55″ and many other sizes 4K HDR TVs such as the new Hisense H65N6800 with quantum dot sub-€1000, Hisense H65N5750 is a 65″ 4K HDR at sub-€800 or possibly sub-€700 without quantum dot. Hisense H55NU8700 and H65NU8700 that can do up to 1000nits brightness and BT2020 with HDR10 and HLG. Hisense H55N5700 is a very entry level 55″ 4K HDR TV possibly sold at sub-€500. Hisense ULED LED65NU7700 uses Hisense’s latest ULED technology. Hisense is a sponsor of the Russia 2018 Fifa World Cup, selling 4K HDR TVs ready for the upcoming football World Cup. Hisense HZ75U9A is a 75″ ULED with Quantum Dot with up to 2200nits brightness, wide color gamut 75″ 4K HDR TV. Hisense has their own VIDAA Linux based smart TV UI, not Android TV for now. Hisense also shows their 8K ULED LED65MU9800V not for sale yet. LED75NU7700 ULED narrow frame, HDR Supreme.
Skyworth shows their latest and upcoming 4K HDR TV range with Android TV. Including a 100″ Android TV. Skyworth also sells 77″, 65″, 55″ OLED TVs (probably manufactured by LG) with JBL audio. Skyworth 65″ 65Q8 LCD LED. 55″ 55G7 and 55G6 with Android TV with HLG support, cooca sound bar.
70 videos were filmed at SID Display Week 2017. Interviews, Booth tours, Keynotes, watch all the videos in this playlist
watch all videos in the YouTube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7xXqJFxvYviknIF-WV_YjdJR1czAVnKR
Qeexo shows their FingerSense which elevates the user experience of touch-enabled devices by understanding how a user is touching the screen, making them more intelligent, more powerful, and easier to use. Powered by Qeexo’s lightweight, high-speed machine learning technology, FingerSense is the world’s only software solution to provide touch-enabled devices the intelligence to know what is touching the screen. FingerSense allows devices to distinguish between a fingerpad, knuckle, nail, or passive stylus tip and eraser, revolutionizing the way we interact with touch surfaces. Filmed at the SID Display Week.