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Modern smart televisions do much more than just display broadcasted programs, so these days TV makers need to equip them with powerful applications processors to decode HD and Ultra-HD content, as well as handle other complex tasks. To that end, LG has revealed that it plans to use its new α9 Gen 3 SoC for its latest Signature OLED and NanoCell 8K televisions set to be available this year. LG’s latest α9 Gen 3 processor supports playback of 8Kp60 content encoded using HEVC, VP9, and particularly important going forward, the recently released AV1 codec. But since 8K videos are not common just yet, the SoC supports LG’s AI 8K Upscaling algorithm that relies on its machine learning capabilities to analyze videos it upscales and properly...

CES 2020: ViewSonic Joins Big Format Game w/ 55-Inch 4K 120 Hz OLED Gaming Display

Demand for larger gaming displays is growing these days, so it is not surprising that more and more manufacturers have introduced 37.5-inch and bigger LCDs. But up until recently...

10 by Anton Shilov on 1/8/2020

32-Inch G-Sync Ultimate Monitors w/1152 Zone Mini-LED Inbound, & LG 2020 OLED G-Sync Compatibile Too

Following yesterday’s announcement of the first 360Hz G-Sync monitor, the ASUS ROG Swift 360, this morning NVIDIA is announcing some updates in the high-end HDR portion of the market...

12 by Ryan Smith on 1/6/2020

CES 2020: Acer Goes Big Format with Predator CG552K 55-Inch 4K OLED Monitor

As the culmination of its CES 2020 gaming announcements, Acer has introduced its first big-format OLED display aimed at gamers. The Predator CG552K brings to the table everything that...

17 by Anton Shilov on 1/5/2020

The ASUS ROG Zenith II Extreme TRX40 Motherboard Review: The Second Coming

Following on from our launch day AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X and 3960X CPU reviews, we are taking a look at the accompanying flagship model from ASUS. The ASUS ROG...

21 by Gavin Bonshor on 12/23/2019

JOLED Starts Trial Production of Printed OLED Sheets at 5.5G Plant

JOLED has started trial production of printed OLED substrates at its 5.5G plant at its Nomi Site, which was officially completed on Monday, November 25. The sheets will be...

19 by Anton Shilov on 11/26/2019

Sharp & NHK Develop Rollable 30-Inch 4Kp60 OLED Screen: 100 Grams and 0.5 mm Thick

Sharp and NHK have co-developed a new rollable 30-inch OLED display, with a design emphasis on keeping the screen thin and light. The prototype monitor will be showcased at...

7 by Anton Shilov on 11/11/2019

Samsung to Invest $11 Billion in QD-OLED Panel Production

Samsung Display has announced plans to invest a further ₩13.1 trillion ($11 billion) in the R&D and production of QD-OLED TV panels. The plan includes building up two QD-OLED...

42 by Anton Shilov on 10/15/2019

EIZO Reveals Limited Edition 21.6-Inch Foris Mova OLED Monitor

EIZO has introduced a unusual new 4K OLED monitor that is aimed at the personal entertainment. Dubbed the Foris Nova, this new display is a compact 21.6-inch 4K monitor...

12 by Anton Shilov on 10/2/2019

LG's New 55+ inch OLED Plant in China Opens: Over 1m+ per Year

LG Display this month started production at its 8.5th Generation OLED manufacturing facility in Guangzhou, China. When fully ramped, total capacity of the factory will be 90,000 substrates per...

81 by Anton Shilov on 8/31/2019

AU Optronics OLED Displays: A New Foldable + A New 17.3-Inch 4K120

AU Optronics, which is mostly known for its advanced LCDs for televisions and computer monitors, this week demonstrated its latest OLED-type displays for various applications. The company has developed...

8 by Anton Shilov on 8/28/2019

Dell Launches 55-Inch Alienware OLED Display: 4K at 120 Hz with Deep Blacks

Today at Gamescom, Dell has officially launched its new flagship OLED gaming monitor, the Alienware 55. First demonstrated back at Computex, the display uses a 4K OLED panel featuring...

48 by Anton Shilov on 8/19/2019

Japan’s Ministry Approves Shipments of Industrial Chemicals to South Korea

Amidst the ongoing trade conflict between Japan and South Korea, there is some good news to close the week out. The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has...

16 by Anton Shilov on 8/9/2019

LG to Start Production of OLEDs in China Next Month, Set to Double OLED Output

LG Display this week said that its plant in Guangzhou, China, would start full swing operations next month. The factory, which cost LG around $4.2 billion, will produce large...

37 by Anton Shilov on 7/11/2019

ASUS Prime Utopia Motherboard Tech Demo, with 7-inch OLED Display

One thing that always amazes me is that the PC tech industry rarely does technology demonstrations. In the car world, the likes of Audi, BMW, Porsche, and others, will...

11 by Ian Cutress on 6/6/2019

The ASUS Prime X299 Edition 30 Motherboard: 30 Years of ASUS, now with OLED

In the midst of all the X570 motherboard reveals at Computex 2019, ASUS has released an updated version of its Prime X299 model, the ASUS Prime X299 Edition 30...

15 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/30/2019

Steelseries Unveils Fully Adjustable OmniPoint Switch Actuation on Apex Pro, Apex Pro TKL

During Computex 2019, SteelSeries announced two new keyboards with a new switch type and a newly designed switch concept. Both the SteelSeries Apex Pro and Apex Pro TKL feature...

7 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/30/2019

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

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

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

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