Category: SID Display Week

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Highlights from SID Display Week 2017 (watch 70 full videos in playlist, link in description)

Posted by Charbax – November 11, 2017

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

Best of I-Zone Award for the LCD Headlights at the SID Display Week 2017

Posted by Charbax – November 11, 2017

The I-Zone at SID Display Week 2017 was sponsored by E Ink, returned for its sixth year, and showcased cutting-edge demos and prototypes that will lead to the products of tomorrow. I filmed 29 of these startups which you can see in the playlist over all the SID Display Week 2017 videos that I have published here This year's winner of the "Best Prototype" is IGM, University of Stuttgart who I filmed here, who partnered with Hella KGaA Hueck & Co. to develop a novel headlamp with fully adaptive, driving beam technology that incorporates both active-matrix LCD and LED technologies. For the first time, there are also two honorable mentions at I-Zone, those went to:

- Jasper Display Corporation and glō for its megapixel silicon backplane (4k x2k) and spatial light modulator technology for microdisplays
- Turtle Beach and Nepes Display for its HyperSound Glass, the world's first highly directional and transparent parametric speaker

NovaCentrix at SID Display Week 2017

Posted by Charbax – November 11, 2017

NovaCentrix talks about how their customers are using their tools for the emerging flexible display and flexible IoT and sensors industry.

Qeexo FingerSense and TouchTools uses Machine Learning for Touch screens

Posted by Charbax – November 11, 2017

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.

NTL Technologies narrow viewing angle privacy Smartphone display

Posted by Charbax – November 11, 2017

NTL shows their narrow viewing angle display which controls the light beam not using the narrow film but controlling the viewing angle by an electrical switch within the smartphone. So when you want to do something privately you can switch on the narrow viewing angle mode on your smartphone. NTL is a spin-off from NEC now part of Chinese Tianma which I have also filmed here. Filmed at the izone at SID Display Week.

CLEARink Video and Color enabled ePaper technology at DisplayWeek 2017

Posted by Charbax – November 10, 2017

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.

$399 Laser Beam Pro C200 Laser Pico Projector, UO Smart Beam Laser

Posted by Charbax – November 10, 2017

KDC USA presents their Laser Beam Pro C200 ($399 at Amazon.com) which they claim to be the World’s First and Only Class 1 Eye Safe Laser Projector, which also won the CES 2017 Innovation Award, it is world’s brightest portable laser projector. Class 1 laser with FDA approved Eye safe laser technology let you have Focus Free at all times, with 200 lumen brightness and built in Android powered OS. World’s smallest handheld computer laser projector that projects up to 150 inches with maximum 200 lumens and 768P HD resolution also built in with Android. With up to 120 minute battery life, it can play any contents from SD card or USB flash drive or to download and play any content directly onto the 8GB internal storage, stream videos on any Android app and websites, and users can enjoy better sound using a Bluetooth speaker or headphones, it can connect wirelessly to Android and iOS mobile devices and the user can use it with a keyboard and mouse. Filmed at the SID Display Week.

ARM shows HDR-to-SDR Conversion

Posted by Charbax – November 10, 2017

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.

DNP Nanoimprint Lithography and hardcoating film for flexible displays

Posted by Charbax – September 17, 2017

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 Coating Machines for Flat Panel Displays

Posted by Charbax – September 17, 2017

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.