2024-01-10

Hisense’s massive 110-inch TV tops a mostly mini-LED lineup for 2024

(Image credit: Future) After introducing a 100-inch mini-LED TV in 2023, Hisense has announced plans to go even bigger for 2024. The company’s premium ULED X series will gain two additional size options: a 98-inch and a 110-inch model. Oversize versions of the best TVs are becoming increasingly popular, and Hisense, which noted in its CES 2024 press conference that the company’s 85-inch and above category saw an 18 times sales uptick in 2023, is responding with an expanded range of huge TVs. Along with the two new ULED X mini-LED models, H...
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2024-01-09

I’ve looked through LG’s new transparent OLED TV and seen something special

The Signature OLED T is a 77-inch TV with a very unique gimmick. But it’s hard to imagine the pricey novelty wouldn’t wear off over time. Transparent display prototypes have had a presence on the CES show floor for many years. They’re a guaranteed way to wow people and showcase the unique capabilities of an OLED panel. But LG has seemingly decided that the time has come to ship a real, bona fide transparent TV that people will actually be able to buy this year. At some undisclosed date. For what’s certain to be an exorbitant amount of mo...
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2024-01-09

LG SIGNATURE OLED T TRANSPARENT TV REMOVES THE UGLY BLACK RECTANGLE IN THE ROOM

<iframe allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/OPGH5g8sTT0?si=BC6Fk-5vTuUDA25Q" title="YouTube video player" width="560"></iframe>Although the main function of a TV is to show videos, the appliance has long stopped being a utilitarian device in people’s homes. It became a focal point of many social interactions between families and friends, especially because of its imposing presence in the living area. R...
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2024-01-09

Endless Buying Spree: A Recap of Acquisitions and Mergers throughout the Lighting Industry in 2023

The survival and growth of businesses bear striking similarities to the growth patterns of cells, both evolving continuously in the process of adapting to environmental changes. Mergers and acquisitions between companies share commonalities with cell fusion, aiming to achieve broader integration for better survival and development. In the growth trajectory of most large enterprises, mergers and acquisitions are indispensable components. What new trends have emerged in mergers and acquisitions within the lighting industry since 2023? This article will take a closer look at the acquisit...
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2024-01-09

Cepton Sets New Industry Benchmark with Next-Generation Flagship Automotive Lidar, Ultra

World’s slimmest lidar packs Cepton’s groundbreaking MagnoSteer™ technology and proprietary ASIC chipset, enabling an unprecedented combination of 300 m range and 0.05° resolution at 12 W power consumption Ultra is the world’s slimmest adaptive, long-range lidar, designed based on real OEM requirements for next-generation consumer vehicle ADAS and automated driving capabilities. © Cepton, Inc. SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cepton, Inc. (“Cepton” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CPTN)...
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2024-01-09

Hesai Announces Two Revolutionary New ADAS Lidar Products and Completion of Its State-of-the-Art R&D Center for Manufacturing

Introduce the world's most advanced, highest performance ADAS lidar, Hesai AT512, boasting the industry's longest range and transformative highest ever resolution. Display Hesai's new ultra-thin 25 mm ET25 lidar with super long range and ultra-fine resolution, and designed to be mounted behind the windshield. Announce completion of our new 740,000 sq ft. "Maxwell" Innovation Center, combining R&D and high-volume manufacturing lines, and equipped with the world's most advanced lidar testing lab. PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. ...
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2024-01-09

LATESTA delaide Oval unveils $5m new LED tower lighting system

This advancement makes it the first major stadium in Australia to have tower lights with both high-quality white sports lighting and advanced full-color ‘light show’ capabilities. Adelaide Oval has recently completed a significant lighting upgrade, investing $5 million in a new LED tower lighting system. This advancement makes it the first major stadium in Australia to have tower lights with both high-quality white sports lighting and advanced full-color ‘light show’ capabilities. The innovative LED system replaces the older high intensity dis...
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2024-01-09

Msi launched three new 18-inch gaming PCS, and Titan’s new PC features the world’s first 18-inch 4K Mini LED display

January 9 news, MSI launched three new 18-inch gaming laptops at CES 2024, of which the Titan 18 Ultra 2024 game has been on JD.com this week: 128GB memory + 4T SSD version 41,999 yuan, overseas version starting price of 5,000 US dollars (Igeekphone note: current about 35,800 yuan). The MSI Titan 18 Ultra 2024 game is equipped with Intel’s just-released i9-14900HX processor, optional RTX 4090 graphics card, and the overall performance release can reach 270W, which is higher than the 250W of the old Titan GT77HX. In terms of screen, this ga...
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2024-01-08

Acer's CES 2024 displays include a massive 57-inch mini LED monitor

Acer's CES 2024 launches include four new Predator monitors aimed at gamers, including the Predator Z57 with a massive 57-inch screen. The giant Predator Z57's large curved 57-inch panel offers a lot of space for both gaming and productivity, thanks to its DUHD resolution of 7,680 by 2,160. Running at up to 120Hz, the screen has a 32:9 aspect ratio and a 1000R curvature, with it gradually wrapping around the user's field of vision. Bearing VESA DisplayHDR 1000 certification, the Mini LED display offers up to 1,000 nits of brightness with high ...
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2024-01-08

Samsung unveils 2024 mini-LED TV range, including a ‘floating’ 8K gaming TV

New Neo QLED 8K and 4K TVs on the way Image credit: Samsung The new Samsung TVs being unveiled today at CES 2024 include some of the company’s most stylish models yet, and many use sophisticated AI tech to enhance 8K upscaling, optimize motion when displaying sports, and fine-tune pictures based on not just the show or movie you’re watching but on specific scenes. Ultra-large screens continue to be a focus for Samsung, with its 8K and 4K Neo QLED, QLED, and Crystal UHD lines all getting a 98-inch screen size option in 2024. These la...
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2024-01-08

[CES 2024] Samsung’s New Transparent MICRO LED Display Blurs the Boundaries Between Content and Reality

Transparent LEDs are poised to redefine viewing experiences, making the line between content and reality virtually indistinguishable. Leveraging this groundbreaking technology, Samsung Electronics has upleveled its leading MICRO LED display to expand how users enjoy visual content. The company’s Transparent MICRO LED display was unveiled for the first time at Samsung First Look 2024 on January 7 (local time) — ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024, the world’s largest consumer electronics and information technology exhibitio...
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2024-01-05

Kopin Corporation and MICLEDI Microdisplays Announce Agreement to Collaborate on microLED Displays for Next Generation Vision Solutions

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. & LEUVEN, Belgium – Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN), a leading provider of application-specific optical systems and high performance micro-displays for defense, enterprise, consumer and medical products, and MICLEDI Microdisplays, a fabless semiconductor design and technology company developing microLED displays for Augmented Reality (AR), today announced a strategic agreement to work together to design, develop, and manufacture advanced microLED displays to provide a more immersive and information-rich AR exper...
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2024-01-05

Sony Shows Off Next-Gen TV Technology - And It Isn’t OLED

Almost exactly six years ago, I was lucky enough to witness what remains to this day arguably the greatest ‘TV’ demo I’ve ever seen. Sony had come out of nowhere at the 2018 CES to reveal an 8K LCD TV capable of pumping out an astonishing 10,000 nits of brightness while still producing HDR pictures that looked natural and realistic, with controlled colours and excellent black levels. So dazzled was I by this experience that I wrote an article for Forbes about it, which you can read here. Since then Sony has continued to show more interest in brigh...
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2024-01-05

Lumotive Joins With Tech Leaders to Demo Digital Beam Steering at CES 2024

Live demonstrations featuring Sony Semiconductor Solutions, Adaps, and Seoul Robotics will showcase advanced capabilities of the award-winning 3D sensing technology   Seattle, WA // January 4, 2024 // Lumotive, a pioneer in optical semiconductor technology, today announced that it is partnering with three of the world’s strongest tech brands to showcase its award-winning digital beam steering capabilities at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Lumotive’s breakthrough Light Control Metasurface (LCM™) technology, which will also re...
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2024-01-04

Integration in the Display Industry Accelerated in 2023, Opening Up New Market Opportunities

New display technologies like Mini/Micro LED, OLED and other innovative applications such as in-car displays, AR/VR, and virtual production are giving a fresh boost to the display industry. With the rise of new opportunities, the links between different parts of the display industry have become stronger, and there is a clear trend towards industry integration. In 2023, several companies and research institutions in the display field teamed up through collaborations or acquisitions to bring in new display technologies and applications. Their aim is to build up expertise i...
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2024-01-04

LG Display Unveils Industry's First 480Hz QHD Gaming OLED Display at CES 2024

LG Display Unveils Industry’s First 480Hz QHD Gaming OLED Display at CES 2024 SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 3, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Display, the world's leading innovator of display technologies, announced today that it has successfully completed the development of its 27-inch 480Hz QHD Gaming OLED display and prepared an official showcase for CES 2024, opening a new era of OLEDs featuring ultra-high refresh rates. LG Display's latest Gaming OLED display leverages the company's unique OLED technology, which ...
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2024-01-04

Roku to launch affordable Mini-LED TVs to compete with LG, Samsung, TCL

When Roku announced its first set of self-branded TVs last year, it said that it was getting serious about selling its own TVs. Back then, the company announced cheap LCD TVs (and even a reference OLED TV for partners). Now, the company says it wants to bring affordable TVs that also offer great picture quality. To that end, the company has announced the Roku Pro series of 4K TVs to compete with LG, Samsung, Sony, and TCL. Roku Pro 4K QLED Mini-LED TVs cost less than $1,500 Roku started as a software company that sold media streaming b...
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2024-01-04

CarUX to Showcase Cutting-Edge Automotive Innovations at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, USA - Media OutReach Newswire - 3 January 2024 - Emphasizing the core concept of "More than Display, and Far Beyond," CarUX, a subsidiary of Innolux, will showcase the world's first Privacy technology and InvisiView hidden displays, among other latest breakthrough automotive display products and technologies, in Las Vegas, U.S., from January 9 to 12. CarUX aims to establish a new benchmark for automotive interior products to embrace the trends and developments of security, practicality, and recreation of smart cockpits. CarU...
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2024-01-04

AUO debuts at CES 2024, and is Transforming the Concept of Smart Mobility

Unveiling Industry-Leading Automotive Display HMI Solutions, Featuring New Micro LED Applications for Smart Cockpit and Human-Machine Interaction  HSINCHU, Jan. 3, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- AUO, a global leader in display technology, will make its CES debut in Las Vegas on January 9th, alongside leading automotive manufacturers. AUO's exhibit will feature advanced display technologies and solutions, including the company's revolutionary Micro LED. It will highlight a range of in-vehicle display HMI solutions and extended mobility ...
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2024-01-02

The sensors in those self-driving cars have become an international dispute

The domestic lidar industry is mounting a lobbying offensive against a leading Chinese rival that’s stepping up its own PR game. A self-driving car equipped with lidar, radar, cameras and GPS units being demonstrated at the auto trade show AutoMobility LA at the Los Angeles Convention Center on November 17, 2016. | David McNew/Getty Images A key technology in futuristic cars is quickly becoming a new flashpoint in already fraught relations between the U.S. and China. The development of “lidar” sensor technology has helped fuel the rise ...
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2024-01-02

TCL to Showcase Leading Technology Portfolio and Solutions to Inspire Greatness at CES 2024

SHENZHEN, China, 21 December 2023 – TCL Electronics, a leading consumer electronics brand and the world's top two TV brand, today announced its presence at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), taking place in Las Vegas in January 2024. The company will showcase over a hundred cutting-edge products, demonstrating its leading technology portfolio spanning 15 product categories, including QD-Mini LED TVs, TCL FreshIN air conditioners, TCL Free Built-in Series refrigerators, washing machines, feature-rich mobile devices, AR glasses...
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2023-12-29

ADELAIDE OVAL UNVEILS MULTI-MILLION-DOLLAR LED TOWER LIGHTING UPGRADE

Adelaide Oval has today unveiled a new $5 million LED upgrade to its tower lighting system, making it the only major stadium in Australia with tower lights equipped with both immaculate white sports lighting and full colour ‘light show’ capabilities. The LED system replaces high intensity discharge (HID) lighting that was last updated in 2014 as part of the Adelaide Oval redevelopment. LED allows for two things - instant switch on and off of a focused, consistent lighting level across the field of play, as well as new capabilities including colour, flash a...
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2023-12-29

LG unveils its 2024 QNED LCD TV range – including new Mini LED models

LG's new QNEED LCD TV range for 2024 includes new king-sized models to deliver a true home theater.  Photo: LG While LG's OLED TVs have found greater favor with consumers than its premium 'QNED' LCD sets in recent years, the brand certainly can't be accused of treating its LCD TVs as second-class citizens Is. There's always been a wide selection of LCD price points and technologies for those looking for a better or cheaper alternative to LG's OLED models – and that trend continues with LG's n...
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2023-12-29

HD LED Display Vs. LCD Display: A Comprehensive Comparison

Studies show that the human brain processes visual information around 60,000 times faster than text.[1] Visual display technologies are devices used to present this information to the user. From gaming and design to entertainment and business processing, display technologies have quickly grown to become essentials of our daily lives. Today’s most widely used displays include the HD LED display and the LCD display. Which is better? How do they differ? Read on to find out. HD LED Displays vs. LCD Displays LEDs and LCDs differ in a variety of ways: ...
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2023-12-29

NYUST Researchers Proposed a New Control and Driving System to Improve Micro LED Refresh Rate

Recently, researchers at National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (NYUST) have developed a Micro LED control and driving system based on block addressing to enhance the processing and throughput capabilities of Micro LED screens for signal display, thereby enhancing the refresh rate of Micro LEDs. 圖片來源:Science Direct Compared to LCD and OLED display technologies, Micro LED features a faster response time and can achieve high refresh rates. In order to further improve the refresh rate of Micro LED displays, researchers at NY...
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2023-12-28

PPDS Transforms the US Movie-Going Experience at Showcase Cinemas with 568 Philips 4K Digital Signage and Video Wall Displays

PPDS (aka: Philips Professional Displays) announce the installation of 568 remotely managed 4K Philips digital signage and video wall units in all Showcase Cinemas in North America, transforming the moviegoing experience and delivering lucrative new sales opportunities. Founded in 1936 in Dedham, Massachusetts – and owned by National Amusements Inc, a leader in the motion picture exhibition industry – Showcase Cinemas is one of the world’s oldest and most recognized global theatre chains, with 76 venues (operating almost 1,000 screens) spanning th...
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2023-12-28

Mouth-watering deal on ViewSonic Mini-LED Ultrawide Monitor goes live post-Christmas

Experience HDR like never before, with the Viewsonic Elite Ultrawide Gaming Monitor. Ready to indulge in a fantastic viewing experience in your games? While Christmas Day has come and gone this year, Amazon has kept the gifts flowing through, and this is one you should not miss. The ViewSonic Elite XG341C-2K Ultrawide Gaming Monitor has seen a surprising price fall, chalking off $420 from its original $1499.99 price. Now for just $1079.99, you can completely enhance your gaming experience with the XG341C-2K offering great deep black levels, enhanced brightn...
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2023-12-27

5% Dip Predicted in 2023 Revenues for Top 10 Lighting Giants, Demand Recovery Expected by 2Q24, Says TrendForce

Dec. 27, 2023 ---- TrendForce’s lighting market research indicates a noticeable improvement in inventory depletion for lighting companies compared to the first half of 2023. Growth has been seen in outdoor lighting orders and renovation projects. However, demand remains subdued across most retail, indoor lighting, and specialized lighting sectors. The gloomy global economy this year has also led to a consolidation phase in the lighting market, resulting in stable overall demand. Consequently, TrendForce anticipates a slight YoY decrease of about 5% in the revenues of the wor...
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2023-12-27

APPLE PATENT FILING HINTS THAT FACE ID COULD EVENTUALLY COME TO THE MAC

This graphic shows a device including a front-facing camera disposed behind a front-facing display. Some Mac users (such as me) have long wishes that Face ID would come to the Mac. A new Apple patent filing (number US 20230409075 A1) shows that the company is at least looking into technology that could make this happen. ABOUT THE PATENT FILING The patent filing — which is dubbed “Electronic Device Including a Camera Disposed Behind a Display” — generally relates to electronic devices including a camera and a display,...
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2023-12-27

FAA Grants STC for Wearable Head-up Display on 737NG

The STC enables a 50 percent reduction in minimum visibility requirements The approval of the Universal Avionics ClearVision EFVS in the Boeing 737NG also offers the opportunity to install the dual-pilot wearable head-up display in Boeing Business Jets. The FAA has approved a supplemental type certificate (STC) for installation of the AerAware enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) with wearable head-up display (HUD) on the Boeing 737NG. The AerAware EFVS was developed through a partnership between HUD manufacturer Universal Avi...
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New XLamp® S Line LEDs enhance growth, last longer, lower energy costs Horticulture and other forms of agricultural lighting require application-tuned ratios of spectral content, high efficacy and long lifetimes. Whether you are interested... READ MORE

Introducing the world’s first LCoS light engine with adaptive LED illumination. Spotlight™ display technology delivers up to 90% illumination power savings and 10x local contrast compared to conventional LCoS. SAN MATEO, Calif., Ja... READ MORE