2024-01-18

COHERENT INTRODUCES VCSEL-BASED ILLUMINATION MODULE PLATFORM FOR SHORT- AND MID-RANGE AUTOMOTIVE AND INDUSTRIAL LiDAR

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 17, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Coherent Corp. (NYSE: COHR), a leader in semiconductor lasers for depth sensors, today announced the introduction of an illumination module platform for short- and mid-range light detection and ranging (LiDAR) in automotive safety and robotic vision in industrial applications. The growing adoption of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) in vehicles and of depth sensing in industrial robots is accelerating the demand for compact and flexible LiDAR systems that perform efficiently and rel...
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2024-01-18

Titan Army Launches a 27-inch Gaming Monitor with 2K Mini-LED Display and 180Hz Refresh Rate

Competition in the gaming monitor market is increasing day by day. Recently, we talked about the Red Magic Realm 49-inch QD-OLED ultrawide gaming monitor and the ASRock Phantom gaming monitors showcased at CES 2024. Now, Titan Army has introduced a new 27-inch monitor, the P27A6R. The company, known for its recent 27-inch 100Hz Fast IPS monitor, has combined Mini-LED with 2K resolution and 180Hz this time. The Titan Army P27A6R features a 27-inch FAST IPS panel with a 2K resolution (2560 x 1440) and a 180Hz refresh rate. This provides smo...
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2024-01-17

Continental creates world’s first see-through car display in swarovski crystal at CES 2024

WORLD’S FIRST TRANSPARENT CAR DISPLAY AT CES 2024 Continental brings the dubbed world’s first transparent car display made of Swarovski crystal to CES 2024. The company teams up with Swarovski Mobility to create a frameless and semi-transparent look for the 10-inch, see-through car display. It surfaces through MicroLED technology, which helps the screen gain clear brightness and contrast for easy viewing. The panel, housed in carved Swarovski crystal, appears as if it were floating on the dashboard, given its translucent body...
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2024-01-16

Violumas Adds New UVA and UVB High Power Standard Products to Lineup

Violumas is proud to announce the addition of two products to its extensive, high power UV LED product lineup. Violumas now offers high power 2X2 modules in chip-on-board (COB) format for 325nm and 340nm.   WC2X2C40L6-325 and WC2X2C40L9-340-V1provide the highest optical output in the market along with exceptional reliability (LT70 > 6,000 hours), enabling denser and more reliable designs. With four chips encapsulated under the same lens with a specially developed index boosting solution, the optical outputs of the COBs are four times as powerful a...
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2024-01-16

Acer Predator Helios 18 preview – hands on at CES 2024

We just got hands on with Acer's latest top-end 18-inch gaming laptop, the Predator Helios 18, with its RTX 4090 GPU, mini LED display, and more. With its up to 250Hz mini LED display, Intel Core i9-14900HX CPU, and Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 graphics card, the Acer Predator Helio 18 is a powerhouse of a gaming laptop, and we recently got hands-on with it to see how it shapes up. This best gaming laptop contender from Acer was on show at the CES 2024 trade show in Las Vegas where we also saw many other upcoming gaming laptops, as well as the l...
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2024-01-16

MSI Stealth 18 AI Studio A1V laptop: 18-inch 4K Mini-LED display, Core Ultra 9 CPU, RTX 4090

MSI's brand new Stealth 18 AI Studio A1V laptop features Intel's new Core Ultra 9 185H CPU with an NPU integrated for AI acceleration on the laptop. MSI's new Stealth 18 AI Studio A1V laptop (source: MSI) The company is rolling out a gorgeous new 18-inch 4K Mini-LED display, with Intel's new flagship Core Ultra 9 185H "Meteor Lake" processor with an on-board NPU (Neural Processing Unit) for AI functionality on the laptop and up to NVIDIA's flagship GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop GPU. MSI&#...
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2024-01-15

MSI's new Cyborg 14 laptop: 14-inch 1200p 144Hz display, up to RTX 4060, see-through design

MSI's new Cyborg 14 is a smaller, budget-focused gaming laptop with a wicked transparent chassis in a gray-blue shade, looks like Nintendo Gameboy Color. MSI's new Cyborg 14 will be a budget gaming laptop that packs a decent punch in the specifications department. where we can expect the Cyborg 14 gaming laptop configured with an Intel Core i7-13620H processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 to be priced at $1099. This wouldn't be a new laptop without something AI (artificial intelligence) oozing out of it, with MSI pumping its new laptops full ...
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2024-01-15

LG Display Unveils World's Largest In-Vehicle Display at CES 2024

LG Display 57 P2P LCD and 32 Slidable OLED / Courtesy of LG Display LG Display showcased a number of ultra-large in-vehicle display solutions, including the world's largest in-vehicle display, that will advance the innovation of future vehicles. On January 9 (local time), LG Display set up a booth dedicated to automotive displays in the West Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), the Mobility Technology Pavilion at CES 2024, and unveiled the world's largest automotive display, a Pillar to Pillar (P2P) LCD, and the larges...
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2024-01-15

Everything you missed at CES 2024 Day 1: Samsung and Sony dominated, as did chips and laptops

Surprise robots and mixed reality headsets stole the show in Las Vegas, which was otherwise full of chips and PC news. Samsung (Screenshot) The first truly busy day of CES 2024 has come and gone and it feels like we’ve been run over by a giant metaphorical eighteen-wheeler full of press conferences. From home robots to electric vehicles to AI, laptops and processors, there was news from pretty much all areas of tech. There were pleasant surprises like Samsung’s cute new Ballie robot ball and Sony’s spatial content creation headset, and intriguing con...
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2024-01-15

We went hands-on with Samsung’s giant 140-inch Micro LED TV

CES 2024, which happened a few days ago, was filled with giant TVs. And some of the biggest and most impressive TVs were showcased by Samsung. Apart from its new QLED and Neo QLED TV lineups that feature up to 98-inch sizes, Samsung also had some impressively giant 140-inch TVs at its booth, and we had a chance to check them out. Hands-on with Samsung's giant 140-inch Micro LED TV at CES 2024 Samsung showcased its new Micro LED TV lineup that consists of five ready-to-use sizes: 76-inch, 89-inch, 101-inch, 114-inch, and 140-inch. Of cours...
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2024-01-12

RoboSense Debuts 940nm-M3 LiDAR at CES 2024, Outperforming 1550nm Laser for Extended Range

At the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024 in Las Vegas, smart LiDAR system provider RoboSense unveiled its latest product – M3. Operating on a 940nm wavelenghth, M3 delivers a performance comparable to 1550nm laser, aligning itself with the capabilities of the most advanced LiDAR solutions in the market, such as the Luminar Iris. LiDAR, or Light Detection and Ranging, is a remote sensing technology that measures distance by illuminating a target with a laser and analyzing reflected light. In the EV industry, particularly in the realm of...
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2024-01-12

Datapath to host fully operational control room at ISE

Datapath will team up with Absen, B-Tech AV Mounts and Fountainhead to demonstrate a solution featuring video processing and distribution, LED video wall displays, mounts, CCTV and consoles. Datapath’s stand at ISE will feature a fully operational replica of a control room. The company will team up with Absen, B-Tech AV Mounts and Fountainhead to demonstrate a complete control room solution including video processing and distribution, LED video wall displays, mounts, CCTV and consoles. The demo area, which will deploy Datapath’s Aet...
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2024-01-12

Twinkly Lights up CES 2024 with Matrix, the World's Highest Density Smart LED Curtain--Setting a New Standard in Illumination Innovation

Italian Smart Decorative Brand Twinkly launches the world's highest density Smart LED Curtain to decorate and fit any homes and spaces all year round.  Twinkly Matrix LAS VEGAS, Jan. 11, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Italian smart decorative brand Twinkly announced today the launch of smart LED technology with the Matrix light curtain, a beacon of innovation that boasts the highest LED density in its class. Featuring precise LED positioning for fluid-effect graphics, Matrix is designed to redefine ambient lighting. Its ready-to-use format and ligh...
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2024-01-11

@CES ZKW & LG Demo Concept Car with microZ-LED Headlights

ZKW and LG are showcasing their innovations in the areas of intelligent vehicle lighting and infotainment at CES. The highlight is the LG concept car, which is equipped with high-resolution microZ-LED headlights from ZKW. This should make cinema-like “drive-in theater” projections possible in the future. ZKW will also be presenting the latest innovations such as the intelligent “Illuminated Panel” and an illuminated bumper (together with Rehau), animated rear lights, sustainable headlights as well as the new headlight for the Volvo EX90...
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2024-01-11

CES 2024 | LED Driver ICs for Automotive Lighting and Display

Macroblock is exhibiting innovative LED driver IC solutions for automotive lighting and cockpit display applications at CES 2024, the most powerful tech event in the world. Don't miss this opportunity to see Macroblock’s cutting-edge technologies in action at booth 3161, West Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center, from January 9th to 12th. Macroblock underscores its commitment to pushing the boundaries of innovation in the automobile industry with the theme for the event, "Drive to Level-Up Transformation." Fig. 1 Macroblock Booth at CES 2024 ...
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2024-01-11

Market Value of Consumer Electronics 3D Sensing VCSEL Forecast to Soar to US$1.404 Billion by 2028, Says TrendForce

Jan. 10, 2024 ---- TrendForce’s latest report, “TrendForce 2024 Infrared Sensing Application Market and Branding Strategies” reveals a market decline for consumer electronics 3D sensing VCSEL in 2023 to US$847 million. This downturn has been attributed to a weak consumer market and pricing pressure. Major brands incorporating 3D sensing in their 2023 consumer electronics include Apple (smartphones and tablets), Honor (smartphones), Meta Quest 3, and Magic Leap 2. The iPhone 15 Pro, featuring Sony’s stacked technology, integrates VC...
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2024-01-11

Sanan Semiconductor Partners with Luminus Devices to Bring SiC and GaN Power Semiconductor Products to the Americas

SUNNYVALE, Calif., January 8, 2024, Sanan Semiconductor, an emerging leader in wide bandgap power semiconductor materials, components, and foundry services has announced Luminus Devices as their exclusive sales channel in the Americas. This was a natural choice as both companies are subsidiaries of Sanan Optoelectronics, the compound semiconductor innovator and the world’s largest LED chip manufacturer. The timing is ideal for this partnership as customers in a wide range of power-related industries have suffered in recent years from long...
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2024-01-11

@CES LG Displays 57″ P@P LCD & Big 32″ Slidable LED

LG Display’s 57-inch Pillar-to-Pillar (P2P) LCD that received a CES 2024 Innovation Award LG Display, the world’s leading innovator of display technologies, announced today that it is showcasing a series of ultra-large automotive display solutions, including the world’s largest automotive display, to accelerate innovations for future cars at CES 2024. At its dedicated booth for automotive displays in the West Hall of LVCC, LG Display unveiled the world’s largest automotive display, the ’57-inch Pillar-to-Pillar (P2P) LC...
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2024-01-11

TCL Goes Big with the World’s Largest QD-Mini LED TV: 115 Inches of Immersion

TCL pushes the boundaries of home entertainment with the launch of the 115QM891, a colossal QD-Mini LED TV that redefines the meaning of immersive viewing. At a staggering 115 inches, the screen offers over 1432% more viewing area compared to a standard 55-inch TV, transporting viewers into the heart of the action with unparalleled detail and vibrancy. Key Highlights: Screen Size Supremacy: TCL unveils the 115QM891, the world’s largest QD-Mini LED TV, boasting a colossal 115-inch display. Enhanced Mini LED: Utilizing Mini LED U...
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2024-01-11

This Jaw-Dropping, Foldable 137-Incher Is the Best TV You Can't Afford

It's $200,000, and only a handful have been produced around the world. The C Seed N1, unfolded. Image: David Katzmaier/CNET In my two decades as CNET's TV reviewer, I have seen a lot of TVs -- but nothing like this. C Seed makes incredibly expensive custom-built televisions for the ultra-wealthy, and the N1 is its latest offering. The 137-inch version I saw at CES 2024 is one of two N1 models in existence. The most incredible thing about the N1 is the way it folds into a compact rectangular chunk when not in use. Press a button and the scre...
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2024-01-10

CES 2024: Samsung unveils a foldable display with dual-folding capability

Samsung has introduced the Rollable Flex display at the biggest consumer electronic show which is taking place in Las Vegas. This display comes with the capability of expanding up to five times its size, incorporating both foldable and slideable technologies. Image Source : SAMSUNG Samsung has unleashed another foldable smartphone at CES 2024 by unleashing the revolutionary Flex In & Out concept, which features a foldable display which could bend from both sides, seamlessly. The South Korean tech giant further boasts rigorous testing in diverse environments...
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2024-01-10

The ASUS AirVision M1 is a wearable display for multi-taskers

The connected eyewear debuted at CES 2024 and can generate multiple virtual screens. ASUS ASUS has introduced quite a lengthy list of products at CES 2024 in Las Vegas, including a high-tech eyewear called the AirVision M1. It's not really a competitor to the upcoming Apple Vision Pro and the mixed reality headgears other companies debuted at the event, though. The AirVision M1 is a wearable display with the ability to generate multiple virtual screens, supposedly so that users can juggle several tasks at once. It's equipped with an FHD (1,920 x ...
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2024-01-10

Chief, Nanolumens, and AVI-SPL Team Up for 'Showstopping' Video Wall

Chief's TiLED video wall mounting system played a pivotal role in the successful deployment of Nanolumens' Engage dvLED display at the new AVI-SPL Dallas showroom. (Image credit: Chief) Chief's TiLED video wall mounting system played a pivotal role in the successful deployment of Nanolumens' Engage dvLED display at the new AVI-SPL Dallas showroom. Nanolumens recommended the TiLED video wall mounting system when the showroom wall could not securely support the dvLED display independently. The Chief TiLED solution ensured ...
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2024-01-10

TCL Unveils New 2024 TV Range - Including A 5000-Nit, Mini LED 115 Incher

TCL has taken the wraps off its entire 2024 TV range at the current CES, including new models in its Q and S Classes, and its biggest and most premium model ever. That new flagship is the 115-inch 115QM89, which TCL claims is the world’s largest Mini LED TV with Quantum Dot color. Apparently this monster will carry a massive 20,000 separate local dimming zones for its Mini LED lighting array, driven by a souped up ‘Ultra’ version of TCL’s AIPQ processor that’s not only capable of driving that many dimming zones but also o...
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2024-01-10

TCL's huge glasses remind us good AR is difficult

The prototype RayNeo X2 begins shipping to developers early this year. If augmented reality glasses become a groundbreaking product category, they will need to look similar to regular prescription glasses. TCL is showcasing a pair of frames at CES 2023 that — while inching further in that direction — accentuate how tall of an order that still is. TCL describes its RayNeo X2 AR glasses as having a “subtle and lightweight body for everyday wear,” but their comically oversized nature makes us question whether “subtle” was the best word...
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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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