Sharp Debuts the Future of All Displays with New SoC- and Cloud-Based 4K Monitors


Sharp today launched two new lines of 4K UHD (3840 × 2160) resolution commercial displays. Sharp’s PN-HM Series includes the PN-HM651 65” Class (64 ½” diagonal), PN-HM751 75” Class (74 9/16″ diagonal) and PN-HM851 85” Class (85 9/16” diagonal) displays. They each provide a brightness of 500 nits, are designed for 24/7 environments and are […]

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Aesthetics, Part the First — Minimalism and the Tyranny of the Black Rectangle


The past centuries have spanned many technological eras, each with a dominant aesthetic as well as dominant technologies. The Victorian era was the age of steam, of the first attempts to harness electricity. It was also an era of brass, polished wood, colored glass. It was an era in which a technical marvel was also […]

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“Internet of Display…” Are you Viewing Your Information Through a Straw?


Most of you have probably heard of the term Internet of Things (IoT) which refers to the fact that millions and soon, probably billions of devices will be connected to information via the Internet. Recently Andrew (Drew) Jamison at Scalable Displays has been chirping about what he calls  the “Internet of Display” (IoD). Since reading […]

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Displays in 2022


I am in Japan this week to attend the 3DSA conference, which is sponsored by NICT (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology). Part of the research conducted by NICT, and the focus of 3DSA, is on futuristic display technology. This week we also picked up word that the Japan Football Association (JFA) is promoting […]

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NEC Intros New Displays for Digital Signage, Professional Applications

NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS ADDS 52-INCH PROFESSIONAL LCD DISPLAY TO P SERIES Broad Connectivity, Premium Components Make P521 Ideal for Demanding Applications CHICAGO – April 7, 2010 – NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced the addition of the 52-inch P521 to its P Series, joining the […]

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Planar Announces its First LED illuminated Video Wall Displays

Planar Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in specialty display solutions, today announced its Clarity™ LED Series rear projection video wall displays, ideal for government, military, energy, utilities, traffic and broadcast control room video walls that require 24/7 reliability and brilliant life-like images.  Combining Planar’s exclusive Clarity NaturalColor™ for a superior visual performance and maintenance-free solid […]

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NEC Launches New Low Priced ProAV Displays


Last week, NEC Display announced the addition of a new ProAV-grade product line, the E Series. Debuting for this entry-level series are the 32-inch E321 and 42-inch E421, which NEC says gives corporate users an affordable option for lobbies, boardrooms and small conference rooms, while addressing the display needs of digital signage users in retails […]

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