More OLED-on-Silicon to Come from New Joint-Venture

One of the display technologies that is being used in Virtual Reality (VR) headsets is OLED-on-Silicon. Recently, a new partnership was formed between US-based Kopin and two Chinese partners: BOE and Olightek. The three have agreed to form a Joint Venture (JV) to build new state-of-the-art OLED-on-Silicon manufacturing facility in China to serve anticipated needs […]

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Display Summit 2017: Expanded Focus and New Date – rAVe to Sponsor

Insight Media, the organizers of the annual Display Summit conference, announced today that the event will now expand its focus and move the date one week further out to October 4-5, 2017. The location remains the same; the Rockwell Collins facility in Sterling, Va. “The expanded focus is best described as Immersive Displays,” noted Chris Chinnock, founder of Insight Media. […]

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Insight Media Debuts New Display Summit Conference Set for September

  Insight Media will support the 2017 Training & Simulation Display Summit on Sept. 27-28, 2017, at the Rockwell Collins Simulation and Training Solutions facility in Sterling, Va. The event will focus on the latest visual display and pipeline technologies for training and simulation, including advancements in augmented, virtual and mixed reality. As the event host and sponsor, […]

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Display Summit China to Feature Leaders form Hot Laser Projection Industry

May 9-10 in Yixing China is where world leaders in solid state projection technology will gather for a symposium on this red hot market segment. Some in the industry are predicting RGB laser projectors will be the ONLY cinema projector product sold by 2022. Meanwhile RGB laser, laser phosphor and LED projectors are rapidly overtaking […]

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Display Summit China Early Bird Registration Expires April 8th

The early bird registration rate for Display Summit China, May 9-10, Yixing, China (near Shanghai) is expiring on April 8. Attendee registration fees for the two-day event will rise from $250 to $300. Click here to register. Display Summit China has a strong focus on solid state projection technology and its maturing applications. Leading providers […]

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Display Summit China Puts Out Call for Papers

Display Summit China is a thought leadership event focused on advanced display technologies and the whole pixel pipeline. This year’s event will focus on laser-based projection displays and related topics. Registration is now open for those interested in attending, exhibiting or presenting. Organized by Insight Media in partnership with the Yixing Economic and Technological Development […]

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HDR and WCG for ProAV?

Anyone in the ProAV markets needs to also track what is going on in the consumer electronics world – especially what happens at CES each year. There were many important developments in virtual and augmented reality, wearables, PCs, projection, connectivity and more. I spent my time focused on another hop topic related mostly to TVs […]

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Display Summit 2015 Agenda Nears Completion, Save $100 Off Registration

The sessions, speakers and specials demos planned for Display Summit 2015 are nearly complete. The thought leadership event, which focuses on the latest advancements in the pixel pipeline from generation to display, takes place June 15-16, 2014, just prior to InfoComm, Orlando, Fla., at the Orange County Convention Center. Planned Special Demos include: High dynamic […]

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The Business of Digital Signage to Be Discussed at Display Summit

Digital signage is driving developments in displays, human interfaces, content interactivity and more. A session at the upcoming InfoComm Display Summit will bring together experts in the field to explore the business aspects of this dynamic segment. Demands for the display technologies used in digital signage vary by application and can be quite different from […]

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Online Video Set to Surpass Physical Media

The inevitable is about to happen, perhaps sooner than anyone thought. The DVD format, first introduced in 1996, and its 2003 successor Blu-ray, as well as legacy VHS, are about to be passed in viewing volume by online paid video downloads. The legal, paid consumption of movies online in the United States will reach 3.4 […]

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StereoD Changing Doubters to Believers Regarding 3D Conversion

By Chris Chinnock Insight Media had a chance to visit with 2D-to-3D conversion house StereoD (Burbank, Calif.), where President William Sherak gave us a tour, discussed the 3D conversion pipeline, and provided screenings of some recent high profile Hollywood conversions. My conclusion? 3D conversion has come a long way in two years and can now rival, […]

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Rants and rAVes – Episode 56: Our Partnership with Insight Media

This podcast explains our new partnership with Chris Chinnock and Insight Media. Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App   Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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Move Over 3D Video, Here Comes 3D Sound

By Aldo Cugnini As Insight Media’s Chris Chinnock described last week in his column, several companies are now working on enhanced audio reproduction that goes beyond 5.1 channels. With 3D video, the developers maintain that a new “virtual” sound placement must be created to augment the 3D experience. Cinema technology providers Barco and Dolby are among the companies pushing […]

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Registration for Megapixel Summit Now Open

Registration for ISE and Insight Media’s new event, the Megapixel Summit, is now open.  These events will run from January 28-31, 2013 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Attendees can register here. The Megapixel Summit taps into a growing trend to create large display solutions with resolution well in excess of full HD. Such solutions are becoming […]

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How Do You Connect Your Display?

Are you using some out-of-date analog interface like VGA or DVI? Or, worse yet, composite, component or RGB with multiple coaxial cables? Or perhaps you are using an older digital interface like HDMI? At Insight Media’s Projection Summit on June 11th, in Las Vegas just before InfoComm, there was a session on newer digital interfaces, both wired and wireless. There were four […]

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New Year’s Resolutions, Observations and Wishes…

Taking a look back at some of the big stories and topics last year, let’s use that information to put a slightly different spin on prognostication. At the risk of portraying a naïve or idealistic 2012, how about we define how we’d like things to develop, i.e., what goals should players set to realize growth […]

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Insight Media Releases Report on Microprojectors with Solid-State (LED & Laser) Illumination

Insight Media, a market research firm specializing in new technology, has released a report called the 2012 Solid State Projector Report: Forecasts, Human Factors, Technology and Market Factors for Micro Projectors with Solid State Illumination. This report covers micro-projectors, which currently produce outputs in the 50 – 500 lumen range, expected to go up to […]

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Quantum Dots: The End of White LEDs in Backlights?

In late January, Nanosys announced it had signed a “definitive commercial agreement” with LG Innotek (LGIT) for the use of Nanosys’ quantum-dot phosphors in displays. The agreement “represents the first real world commercial application of quantum dots in electronics,” the Nanosys announcement said. LGIT seemed equally enthusiastic. “Nanosys’ Quantum Rail technology is a solution ready […]

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Projectors for Education

FETC 2011, aka the Florida Educational Technology Conference, was held in Orlando Jan. 31 to Feb. 3. In reviewing the news, I found out a lot about how important AV is to schools, the many ways it can be provided to them, and the growing needs for projection technology here. The event featured about 336 […]

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How Many 3D HDTVs Shipped in 2010? Was that a Success?

The exact number appears to be a matter of debate. According to a recent report from DisplayBank, 6.2M 3D HDTVs shipped worldwide in 2010. DisplaySearch says that number is 3.2M. How can there be such a big difference in these numbers? Frankly, I have no idea. Many 3D HDTV forecasts, covering a whole range of […]

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Insight Media Claims 50 Million 3DTVs to Be Sold in 2015

Insight Media, the leader in Emerging Display Technology Market Research, has issued an authoritative new report — 2010 3DTV Forecast Report: A Comprehensive Worldwide Forecast of 3D Television Unit Sales by Region and Technology.  The report finds that nearly 50M 3DTVs are expected to be sold in 2015, rising from 3.3M 3DTVs in 2010. “Insight […]

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