Displays

Just like with any other major transitions, the shift to 8K Ultra HD TVs will require not only new display panels (and even new display technologies), new cables, and new media, but also new codecs as well as new SoCs. To this end, Realtek demonstrated its first platform for 8K televisions and Ultra HD set-top-boxes/players at Computex. Realtek’s RTD2983 SoC can support decoding 8K resolution videos encoded using the AV1, HEVC, and VP9 codecs. The chip can process all HDR formats, reduce noise, upscale, and perform all the other functions common for processors for televisions and digital media players. The RTD2983 has PCIe and USB 3.0 interfaces, it can receive data via an HDMI 2.1 48 Gbps interface, and transmit pixel data over Vby1 wires...

NVIDIA G-Sync Ultimate Mini LED Monitors: From Acer & ASUS Later in 2019

Known for its ability to build ecosystems around its products, NVIDIA rolled out a updated display-related initiative at this year’s Computex trade show. With the recent advent of commercial-scale...

29 by Anton Shilov 5 days ago

ASUS Mini LED Professional Monitors Update: Available This Year

Earlier this year ASUS announced two ProArt displays featuring Mini LED-based backlighting supporting full array local dimming (FALD) aimed at professionals. The ProArt PA32UCX with 1152-zone FALD was introduced...

22 by Anton Shilov on 6/14/2019

Realtek Demonstrates RTD2173 DisplayPort 1.4 to HDMI 2.1 Converter

Realtek is working on a chip that will convert DisplayPort 1.4 signals to HDMI 2.1 signals. The RTD2173 converter will enable makers of notebooks, motherboards, docks, and other applications...

27 by Anton Shilov on 6/13/2019

HDMI Forum: Certification Program for Ultra High Speed HDMI 48G Incoming

While the first HDMI 2.1 48G-branded cables were announced back in late 2018, they were not formally certified by the HDMI Forum for one reason: the certification program for...

23 by Anton Shilov on 6/13/2019

ASUS ROG Swift PG65UQ BFGD G-Sync HDR Monitor: Coming Later This Year

Advanced displays clearly drive sales of higher-end GPUs, so NVIDIA has multiple initiatives to make high-end gaming monitors available. One of such initiatives is the BFGD (big format gaming...

23 by Anton Shilov on 5/31/2019

Corning Unveils Astra Glass for 8K Monitors

Corning has introduced its new glass substrate that was developed specially for mid-to-large-size displays featuring a high pixel density. Corning’s Astra Glass takes into account not only high resolutions...

27 by Anton Shilov on 5/15/2019

Dell’s 75-Inch 4K Display with Multitouch: A Rival for Microsoft Surface Hub

Dell has started sales of its 75-inch 4K monitor supporting multi-touch capabilities, and combined the device with a set of interactive features. The new Dell 75 4K Interactive Touch...

22 by Anton Shilov on 5/14/2019

Philips Launches 222B9T: A 21.5-Inch Semi-Rugged Monitor with Touch Support

Taking a departure from the usual look-don't-touch world of PC monitors, Philips has rolled out a new, semi-rugged commerical monitor designed specifically for heavy touchscreen use. The Philips 222B9T...

10 by Anton Shilov on 4/22/2019

Acer Joins Mini LED Monitor Club with Professional-Focused ConceptD CM7321K

As the era of Mini LED backlighting takes off in earnest, Acer has become another major supplier of displays to announce a monitor incorporating the tech. The ConceptD CM7321K...

30 by Anton Shilov on 4/19/2019

ASUS Shows Off Dolby Vision Monitors: The ProArt PQ22UC & ProArt PA32UCX

At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2019 trade show this week, ASUS announced that it had added support for Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) transport to its...

6 by Anton Shilov on 4/18/2019

Chinese and Taiwanese Companies To Gain Controlling Stake of JDI

A group of investors from China and Taiwan and the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan have signed a memorandum of understanding under which they will invest in Japan Display...

6 by Anton Shilov on 4/15/2019

Acer Predator CG437K P: A 43-Inch 144 Hz Gaming Monitor with FreeSync and DisplayHDR 1000

Acer has unveiled its new large format gaming display (LFGD) that brings together an ultra-high-definition resolution, a 144 Hz refresh rate with AMD’s FreeSync technology, VESA’s DisplayHDR 1000 certification...

16 by Anton Shilov on 4/15/2019

Sharp Demonstrates Foldable OLED Display for Smartphones

Sharp this week demonstrated its first foldable OLED display at a special event in Tokyo. At present, the device was demonstrated as a part of a smartphone prototype and...

16 by Anton Shilov on 4/12/2019

Sharp Demonstrates 31.5-Inch 8K 120Hz HDR Monitor

Sharp this week demonstrated its first 31.5-inch HDR display featuring a 7680×4320 resolution and a 120 Hz refresh rate. The monitor uses the company’s IGZO technology and the manufacturer...

21 by Anton Shilov on 4/11/2019

Sony Develops 16K Display: A 783-Inch ‘Crystal LED’ Screen

Sony has shown at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) trade show that it had developed a screen featuring a 16K resolution that uses its Crystal LED technology. The...

17 by Anton Shilov on 4/11/2019

AOC Agon 35-Inch 200 Hz Curved 3440x1440 HDR Gaming Monitor with FreeSync 2 or GSync

AOC is working on its new flagship display aimed at demanding gamers. The new Agon 35-inch ultra-wide display will not only feature a 200 Hz variable refresh rate, but...

31 by Anton Shilov on 4/10/2019

JOLED Starts Construction of New Printed OLED Facility

JOLED this week started construction of a new manufacturing facility that will be used to make displays using printed OLED technology. The factory will be able to produce hundreds...

16 by Anton Shilov on 4/9/2019

Philips Brilliance 329P9H: A 4K IPS Monitor with USB-C Dock, GbE

Philips has introduced its new 31.5-inch display aimed at a broad set of professional workloads. The Brilliance 329P9H is a 4K LCD that has a USB Type-C port and...

23 by Anton Shilov on 4/8/2019

Black Box Announces Active Optical DP & HDMI Cables up to 100m

Black Box, a leading maker of pro AV cables and equipment, has unveiled active optical cables that can extend DisplayPort 1.4 or HDMI 2.0 signals for more than 200...

13 by Anton Shilov on 3/27/2019

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