Category: Screens

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DisplayPort comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with alt-mode Type-C directly on the SoC

Posted by juliusaugustus – March 2, 2017

DisplayPort is a standard for high resolution diplays. DisplayPort 1.4 can support up to 8K resolution at up to 30 hertz on a single cable and 60 hertz over two cables, here showing it off running on an upcoming announced Dell 8K 32" display. DisplayPort can also support HDR or high dynamic range.

If a device has USB type C and the necessary hardware it can output displayport video through Type C. Through USB Type C a device can be charged while outputting video and being connected to a USB hub. Display port alt mode can switch to HDMI for HDMI displays. The Snapdragon 835 has displayport functionality so more devices in the future should have it. Mobile devices in the future could potentially Run multiple display monitors through a dock.

A dock using High Bit Rate 3 (HBR3) over DisplayPort 1.4 can output to multiple 4k monitors.

Waterproof touchscreens by UICO duraTOUCH

Posted by juliusaugustus – February 26, 2017

UICO duraTOUCH technology is touchscreen technology which can be used in all environments even the harshest of environments. UICO duraTOUCH technology can be used in extreme cold as well as extreme heat. UICO duraTOUCH technology can tolerate sand, snow, mud, sweat and dirt. UICO duraTOUCH technology can used with gloves unlike conventional capacitive touchscreen technology. Filmed at the IDTechEx Show!

TF Massif E Ink Interactive Posters, large area, thin film circuits

Posted by Charbax – February 18, 2017

TF Massif shows off their beautiful interactive posters using E Ink and LEDs, entering potential massive success to revolutionize the poster/advertising business, with Large Area Thin Film Circuits, TF Massif has capabilities to produce flexible circuits at 50in x 144in and 60in circuits are also available. Using their proprietary Large Area Control Deposition (LACD) they can produce the most cost effective large area flexible circuits in the world. Target markets are anything Big. TF Massif is the winner of the "Best Product Award" at the IDTechEx Show!

DisplayLink over USB: 6x 4K60p, Chromebooks, Android, Continuum, wireless HTC Vive and more

Posted by Charbax – February 3, 2017

DisplayLink is showing some of their latest demos, here featuring a smooth wireless HTC Vive experience using a DisplayLink dock connected with wireless 60Ghz video signal to/from the VR gaming PC, then showing daisy-chaining 3 DisplayLink docks powered by the DisplayLink DL-6950 chip, launching this Dock in the Targus Dock 160 launching for $249 at Amazon.com. DisplayLink engineered its algorithm to compress display over USB, it works with Chromebooks, Android phones, Windows 10, Ubuntu, Mac OS and more. DisplayLink got integrated with Chromebooks natively by DisplayLink's partnership with Google, and for Android you just need to run the DisplayLink Presenter app for it to work from most Android phones that have Micro-USB or USB Type-C, as long as those have USB Host function active in them. DisplayLink is well integrated with Windows 10 also at the core of Windows Continuum. They also demonstrate SiBeam for a wireless USB connector.

100″ Hisense 4K Laser Cast TV 100H10D

Posted by Charbax – January 30, 2017

Launching this summer in the USA at $12,999.99, this is Hisense's first short throw 4K Projector system, aiming to display a 100-inch 4K image from just 13-16 inches away from the screen with 2,700 lumen using DLP technology making it usable in the daytime. It is HDR-compatible and includes 5.1 audio surround.

Sony A1E OLED TV 55″, 65″, 77″ with X1 Extreme 4K HDR processing

Posted by Charbax – January 15, 2017

Sony launches XBR-A1E BRAVIA OLED TVs at 55", 65" and 77" powered by the Sony X1 Extreme 4K HDR processor (see also my other video about the X1 Extreme processor), to enhance the picture quality potential of self-emitting wide viewing angle OLED panels, producing deeper blacks and brights for an optimal contrast. Sony A1E series is also equipped with Sony's new Acoustic Surface that vibrates the display to create sound from the whole display surface not needing to use traditional speakers on the side of the display.

Sony X940E 75″, X930E 65″, X1 Extreme 4K HDR image processing

Posted by Charbax – January 15, 2017

Sony BRAVIA X940E 75" 4K HDR TV with full array local dimming LEDs for more brightness and contrast with X-tended Dynamic Range Pro, runs on Sony's 4K HDR X1 Extreme processor, 40% more real-time image processing compared with the previous X1 processor, with HDR remaster for upscaling standard dynamic range (SDR) content to near 4K HDR quality. Sony Bravia X930E is for 65" and 55" with same processing capabilities as X940E. X930E has Slim Backlight Drive+ technology doing edge-lighting giving near full array local dimming performance. Sony launched the first X1 processor in 2015, enabling possibly the industry best noise reduction and upscaling quality, now with X1 Extreme, Sony expands on the features for improved 4K HDR quality for high picture clarity, higher contrast, and wider colors support. X1 Extreme introduces Dual Database Computer Vision Processing for improved noise reduction and upscaling using tens of thousands of references that Sony generates from its archive of knowing how recognizable things are supposed to look like. X1 Extreme also introduces Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR removes banding creating a smooth, natural picture. X1 Extreme also introduces Object-based HDR remastering recognizing objects in the image to adjust contours, textures, depth for a more natural look.

65″ Hisense 4K HDR at $799, 75″, 86″, ULED, 8K Booth Tour

Posted by Charbax – January 9, 2017

Hisense presents 4K HDR models: 65H8C 65" 4K HDR at $999, 86H8D at $5999, 65" H9D+ with ULED, 70" H8D. 8K. 70" $3499, 75" $5999. 75" 4K Roku TV at $1999, 65" 4K Roku TV at $799. Hisense has a 430 acres 4K TV factory in China and another TV factory in Mexico for the US which they bought from Sharp.

QuirkLogic Quilla 42″ E Ink Interactive Whiteboard with digitizer, collaboration, productivity

Posted by Charbax – January 6, 2017

QuirkLogic Quilla is the world's largest Connected eWriter, on 42" E Ink electronic paper replicating the familiar feel of paper and pen, bringing a more natural and smart collaborative whiteboard for companies and schools that want to provide sunlight readable, bi-stable, paper-like eWriting, a display that enables a different athmosphere, a different interior design for the brainstorming and strategical collaborative space in companies, enabling colleagues to get inspired in the brightest room with most natural light, on a most comfortable for reading display. With Quilla, users can walk up, grab a pen, and easily scribble out ideas, actions, and plans without hitting setup hurdles and quickly pick up where they left off in an instant. The QuirkLogic digital writing system consists of portable, always-on inking devices that go beyond space and location boundaries. Teams are no longer tied to conference rooms that have equipment anchored to a wall and instead can make better use of spaces designed for informal, ad-hoc interaction. The eWriter's easy on/off mounts, light weight (22lbs/10kg), and battery operation enable workers to go wireless with the device and take it to any workspace. Also, remote participants can contribute and interact with content in real-time through centralized library and workbook sharing, enabled by an intelligent connected "inking" ecosystem that does the heavy lifting behind the scenes, keeping it simple for the users.

Color Boogie Boards and Toys from Kent Displays

Posted by Charbax – November 24, 2016

Kent Display is a great display for hand writing, this is a technology that feels like paper. Dr Asad Khan the CTO for Kent Displays who is also the winner of the 2016 APS prize spoke to me about their newest products. They now have color Boogie Board, he also showed their transparent CH-LCD screen in a toy, called Play n Trace where children can learn to trace and draw in a fun way. Kent Displays has been supplying cholesteric LCD to the mobile phone and tablet accessories market, they are now shipping millions of devices and this business is growing. The display and the devices are rugged with sunlight readability outside. Also check out their new product sold thru TV, its called MagicSketch