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Issue 100

 

May 18, 2017

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Society for Information Display – Display Industry Awards…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Jon Peddie Research, Strategy Analytics, IEEE Standards Association, IDC, Gefen, Display Supply Chain Consultants, NPD, Ipsos, Parks Associates, HARMAN, X-Rite, Samsung/Amazon Video, Parade, and GfK MRI

Image Sensors Europe, March 15-17, 2017, London, England; Phillip Hill covers presentations from FormFactor Inc., and Imatest

Quantum Dot Forum, March 15-17, 2017, La Jolla, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from NanoPhotonica, and Touch Display Research

Electronic Displays Conference, March 15-16, 2017, Nuremberg, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Visteon, ELDIM, Dai Nippon Printing, and Epson Europe Electronics GmbH

Intelligent User Interfaces Conference, March 13-16, 2017, Limassol, Cyprus; Phillip Hill covers papers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Software Institute of Nanjing University, and University of Tampere/Aalto University/University of Helsinki

Phosphor Global Summit, March 13-15, 2017, La Jolla, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Cree Lighting, GE Lighting, and National Institute of Standards and Technology

Image Quality and System Performance, January 29 - February 2, 2017, Burlingame, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Yonsei University, Tel Aviv University, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), and NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories

Color Imaging, January 29 - February 2, 2017, Burlingame, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)/University of Dundee, Barco NV, Inha University, and University of Rochester

Printed Electronics USA, November 16-17, 2016, Santa Clara, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from NextFlex, Oxis Energy Ltd, Sharp Labs/Peratech, and Graphene Council

FLEX Europe, October 25-26, 2016, Grenoble, France; Phillip Hill covers presentations from European Commission, IDTechEx, Liten CEA, and IN-CORE Systèmes

User Interface Software and Technology Symposium, October 16-19, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Google Inc., Max Planck Institute for Informatics, ETH Zurich/Google ATAP, and University of Central Florida

E-waste round-up by Keith Baker; SMT, MarketsAndMarkets, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research/Department of Science and Technology/Mintek, Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology, Stanford University, United Nations University, Apple, eCycling Leadership Initiative, and Ritsumeikan University

What is color correction or color grading? by Sareesh Sudhakaran

Quantum Dots or OLEDs, 4th in a series of 4 articles by Ross Young, Bob O’Brien and Yoshio Tamura

Last Word: Why LCDs are not just big chips by Bob Raikes

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Issue 99

 

April 16, 2017

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Freezing, crushing and reclaiming old electronics…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: SID, THine Electronics, ams, Federal Communications Commission, IOGEAR, YouTube, TCO, Futuresource Consulting, Samsung Electronics, ICDM, Deloitte, Strategy Analytics, IDC, TrendForce, UHD Alliance, US Energy Information Administration, Nielsen, DisplayLink, MIPI Alliance, and TP-Link  

Printed Electronics USA, November 16-17, 2016, Santa Clara, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Enevate, CEA-LETI, and IDTechEx

User Interface Software and Technology Symposium, October 16-19, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Nikon Corporation, University of Yamanashi, MIT Media Lab/Citigroup Inc., and University of Waterloo/Aalto University/University of Toronto/Tactual Labs/Université de Lille

E-waste round-up by Keith Baker; Madenat Al Nokhba Recycling Services, Agbogbloshie, Basel Action Network, CHEM Trust, EnableUtah, South Africa Environmental Management Act, University of Minnesota, State Key Laboratory of Ultra-Precision Machining Technology, and Zhong Lin Wang/Chenguo Hu

Display metrology news, NIST, Olympus, Simplay Labs, and Radiant Vision Systems

Filmmakers expand their skill set in new environment by Andy Marken

Galaxy S8 OLED display technology shoot-out by Raymond Soneira

Court rules standards incorporated into laws -- need not be free by Andrew Updegrove

In LCD, are the Chinese coming? by Bob Raikes

Quantum Dots or OLEDs, 3rd in a series of 4 articles by Ross Young, Bob O’Brien and Yoshio Tamura

The Polish polymath who came up with television for opera - in 1878 by Mark Schubin

Last Word: Human image perception by Michael Goldman

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Issue 98

 

February 28, 2017

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Denial…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news:  LG Electronics, Futuresource Consulting, IDC, Strategy Analytics, Wipro, Nanoco, THX/Conviva, Juniper Research, Gartner, MIPI Alliance, Princeton, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/Dow Electronic Materials, LG/Dolby, UBS Evidence Lab, eMarketer, Philips, and UHD Alliance

Printed Electronics USA, November 16-17, 2016, Santa Clara, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Interactive Wear AG, ams AG, AzTrong Inc., and BrightVolt

Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, June 7-10, 2016, Bari, Italy; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University Carlos III of Madrid, and University of Genoa

SID Display Week, May 22-27, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the fifth of five reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Kyung Hee University, Sogang University/LG Display, Beijing Key Lab of Human-Computer Interaction, Utsunomiya University, Asahi Glass Co. Ltd., AU Optronics Corporation, KELTEK/Gooch & Housego (Optronic Laboratories), SENSING Instruments/Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute/Zhejiang University, RealD Research Europe/RealD Inc., and NanoLumens Inc.

Large-area, Organic & Printed Electronics Convention, April 5-7, 2016, Munich, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tampere University of Technology, Technische Universität Chemnitz/Fraunhofer Institute ENAS, IN-CORE Systèmes, Evonik Creavis GmbH, Bosch Rexroth AG, and Centre for Process Innovation Limited

Annual QD Forum, March 9-11, 2016, Newport Beach, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from 3M

E-waste round-up by Keith Baker, United Nations University, United Nations Development Program, Tokyo Olympics, Toxics Link, UMass Amherst, University of Colorado, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, and Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research

Display metrology news, Samsung/Portrait Displays, Gamma Scientific, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering   

The Smart Home puzzle is missing a few pieces by Andy Marken

What LED has to do to be truly disruptive…by Bob Raikes

Is microLED the next big thing or not? by Norbert Hildebrand

Quantum Dots or OLEDs, (2/4) by Ross Young, Bob O’Brien and Yoshio Tamura

Inside the HDR spec…by Michael Goldman

ICDM display metrology activities at SID Display Week 2017 by Joe Miseli

Last Word: HDMI 2.1: The need for speed by Pete Putman

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Issue 97

 

January 4, 2017

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: U.S. continues to lag in math and science…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Ooyala, IOGEAR, NPD, THine Electronics, eMarketer, NFC Forum, VESA, Display Supply Chain Consultants, IHS Markit, UNIST, Fitbit/Pebble, Google/Cronologics, The Khronos Group, Wacom/Digital Stationery Consortium

Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, November 6-9, 2016, Niagara Falls, Ontario; Phillip Hill covers papers from KAIST, University of Grenoble, and Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences/University of Rostock

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 2-4, 2016, Munich, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Stanford University, University of Wurzburg, Samsung Electronics, and Southeast University/Nanjing University

SIGGRAPH, July 24-28, 2016, Anaheim, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Maryland, Linkoping University/University of Cambridge, Ege University/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory/LIRIS/CNRS, and Drexel University

SID Display Week, May 22-27, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the fourth of five reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Nokia Technologies, Beijing Institute of Technology, Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association/Otsuka Electronics/Konica Minolta/Telepathy Japan/Seiko Epson/Toshiba/Hitachi/Fujifilm/Alps Electric/ColorLink/JVC Kenwood/Dai Nippon Printing/Japan Display, National Tsing-Hua University, Samsung Display, Chemical Materials Evaluation and Research Base (CEREBA)/National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)/Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), and Barco NV/UGent

SID Business Conference, May 23-25, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from NanoLumens, IHS (x2), and GM

Printed Electronics Europe, April 27-28, 2016, Berlin, Germany; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IDTechEx, microsensys GmbH, RFMOD, and TE Connectivity Ltd.

Large-area, Organic & Printed Electronics Convention, April 5-7, 2016, Munich, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Touch Display Research, Stephan Kirchmeyer, Jabil, and Hahn-Schickard

Electronic Displays Conference, February 24-25, 2016, Nuremberg, Germany; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Konica Minolta Sensing Europe B.V./ University of Applied Sciences, Display-Messtechnik & Systeme GmbH/Porsche AG/TechnoTeam Bildverarbeitung GmbH, HYLINE Computer Components, and Saarland University/Continental Automotive GmbH

E-waste round-up by Keith Baker; Wise Guy Reports, National Centre for Electronics Recycling, Raman Research Institute/Bengaluru/University of Malaysia, California Energy Commission, Kinestral, and SCL Waste Management  

Display metrology news; NIST, Gooch and Housego, Teledyne LeCroy, and Tektronix

Spectrophotometry and the science of sunglasses by Jay Catral

Display color accuracy shoot-out by Raymond Soneira

Quantum Dots or OLEDs, (1/4) by Ross Young, Bob O’Brien and Yoshio Tamura

Will TV set makers be in the sun or rain? by Bob Raikes

Why dynamic metadata matters by Michael Goldman

Cord-cutting: A slow and steady drip, drip, drip by Pete Putman

Last Word: The GPUs of 2016 by Jon Peddie

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Issue 96

 

December 6, 2016

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Batteries to revolutionize the world…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Strategy Analytics, IDC, NPD, Display Supply Chain Consultants, Blu-ray Disc Association, HomePlug, The Diffusion Group, IHS Markit, Q-Vio, NGCodec/Amazon, CyberLink, HbbTV Association, and NFC Forum

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 2-4, 2016, Munich, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Korea University, Bielefeld University/Ulm University/AFFS Affective Signals GmbH, Oculus VR, and University of Wurzburg

Symposium on Spatial User Interaction, October 15-16, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Technical University of Munich, and Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications/Queen Mary University of London

SGIA Printed Electronics Symposium, September 13-14, 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from the IPC Association

International Symposium on Wearable Computers, September 12-16, 2016, Heidelberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers a paper from University of Minnesota

Symposium on Pervasive Displays, June 20-22, 2016, Oulu, Finland; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from ETH Zurich, Lancaster University, and University of Stuttgart

SID Display Week, May 22-27, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from UNIST/ETRI, QD Vision Inc., Nagoya University/Fukuyama City University/JBMIA Electronic Paper Consortium/Konica Minolta, Dolby Laboratories/SpectraCal Inc., LG Display, US Airforce, Sun Yat-sen University, Display-Messtechnik&Systeme, Harvard Medical School, Kagoshima University, Keltek LLC/E Ink Corporation/University of Colorado/NIST, and Instrument Systems GmbH

SID Business Conference, May 23-25, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IHS, and Microsoft

Printed Electronics Europe, April 27-28, 2016, Berlin, Germany; In this second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Inkron, IDTechEx, and i2cat

Electronic Displays Conference, February 24-25, 2016, Nuremberg, Germany; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Konica Minolta Sensing Europe BV, Instrument Systems GmbH, TechnoTeam Bildverarbeitung GmbH, Westboro Photonics, and ELDIM

E-waste round-up by Keith Baker; Samsung, WEEE/RoHS/International Telecommunication Union, Basel Action Network, University at Buffalo, and AMD/PuzzlePhone/Green Electronic Council

Display metrology news; Teledyne LeCroy, Leader Electronics, and X-Rite

Speckle reduction could make use of “almost free” digital processing by Kenneth Li

Gen Z is more prepared, more savvy than you think by Andy Marken

iPhone - Made in the USA? by Norbert Hildebrand

Smart Windows, from electrochromism to maturity? by Lawrence Gasman

Hey, whatever happened to superMHL? by Pete Putman

Last Word: If the PC is dead, how come so many companies are making money? by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 95

 

October 24, 2016

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: The Internet of Things…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Consumer Technology Association, IDC, NRDC, Luxtera, Alphabet/Amazon/Facebook/IBM/Microsoft, ATSC, DisplayLink, DEG, Adobe/NBC, TrendForce, Gartner, Nielsen, HbbTV Association/Smart TV Alliance, Yole Développement, Technavio, HDMI, Ookla, NEC Display Solutions of America, and Osram

Multimedia Conference, October 15-19, 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Phillip Hill covers papers from Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Inha University, TU Darmstadt, Academia Sinica/National Tsing Hua University, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, September 12-16, 2016, Heidelberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Oulu, and University of Eastern Finland

Mobile HCI, September 6-9, 2016, Florence, Italy; Phillip Hill covers papers from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Kagawa University/The University of Electro-Communications, DFKI GmbH, and University of Stuttgart

Symposium on Pervasive Displays, June 20-22, 2016, Oulu, Finland; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Oulu, Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo/University of Minho/Displr, and Vienna University of Technology/FTW Telecommunications Research Center Vienna/LMU München Media Informatics Group

SID Display Week, May 22-27, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Zhejiang University, Pforzheim University/TechnoTeam Bildverarbeitung/Visteon Electronics/BMW Group, Merck Window Technologies B.V./Merck KGaA, Visteon Corporation, Air Force Institute of Technology/Air Force Research Laboratories, and Utsunomiya University

SID Business Conference, May 23-25, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from 3M Display Materials & Systems Division, RJO Options LLC, and Merck KGaA

Printed Electronics Europe, April 27-28, 2016, Berlin, Germany; In this first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from ULIS, Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH – The German Energy Agency, and IDTechEx

Eye Tracking Research & Applications, March 14-17, 2016, Charleston, South Carolina; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from DFKI GmbH/Saarland University, Silesian University of Technology, Kobe University/IT University of Copenhagen, IT University of Copenhagen, and Texas State University

Electronic Displays Conference, February 24-25, 2016, Nuremberg, Germany; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Wammes Group, VIA optronics GmbH, ZHAW Institute of Embedded Systems, and Valens

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, February 14-18, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Bamberg, University of Nantes, Intel Corp./NTIA’s Institute for Telecommunication Sciences/Ghent University, Technical University of Denmark/Universidad Politécnica de Madrid/Mid Sweden University, and Dolby Laboratories Inc.

E-waste round-up by Keith Baker with additional material from Phillip Hill; University of New South Wales in Australia Samsung Basel Action Network MIT University of Maryland Sandpoint Greenpeace East Asia University of Edinburgh Los Alamos National Laboratory

Big content by Andy Marken

The hottest trends in the display industry today by Norbert Hildebrand

2016 LG OLED TV display technology by Raymond Soneira

Everything old is new again: Goodbye to the VCR by Pete Putman

Last Word: Damn lies, ANSI lumens and resolutions by Bob Raikes

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 94

 

August 20, 2016

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Some thoughts about technology and education…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Aalto University, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Strategy Analytics, Omnitek, ATSC, TrendForce, IDC, DisplayLink, Futuresource Consulting, DLNA, eMarketer, Icron Technologies, Tractica, GfK, Dialog Semiconductor, Society for Information Display, IHS, International Electrotechnical Commission/USB Implementers Forum, Nielsen, University of Arizona, ams, University of Ottawa, MIPI Alliance, IHS Markit, ITU, OEKO Institut, and Nanoco

Engineering Interactive Computing Systems Conference, June 21-24, 2016, Brussels, Belgium; Phillip Hill covers papers from FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Ulm University/University of Munich (LMU), and OFFIS – Institute for Information Technology

Symposium on Pervasive Displays, June 20-22, 2016, Oulu, Finland; In the first of two presentations, Phillip Hill covers papers from OFFIS - Institute for Information Technology/University of Oldenburg, University of Stuttgart/University of Art and Design, LMU Munich, and University of Stuttgart

SID Touch Conference, May 24, 2016, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from IHS and Universal Stylus Initiative

SID Investors Conference, May 24, 2016, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Cynora

SID Display Week, May 22-27, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Osaka University/Utsunomiya University, Visteon Electronics GmbH, Nanolumens Inc., and Sichuan University

Eye Tracking Research & Applications, March 14-17, 2016, Charleston, South Carolina; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Tubingen, University of Stuttgart, VISUS/University of Stuttgart, and University of Massachusetts/Harvard Medical School

Electronic Displays Conference, February 24-25, 2016, Nuremberg, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Touch Display Research, Tianma NLT Europe GmbH, Dash-Insights, and Epson Europe Electronics GmbH

Stereoscopic Displays & Applications, February 15-17, 2016, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from Université Libre de Bruxelles/Poznań University of Technology/National Institute of Information and Communications Technology/Orange Labs/Holografika/Hasselt University/Vrije Universiteit Brussel/Universidad Politécnica de Madrid/Nagoya Industrial Science Research Institute, and US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine/Visual Performance LLC

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, February 14-18, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from New York University, NASA Ames Research Center, Ohio State University, and Technische Universitat Berlin/Technische Universitat Ilmenau

SGIA Printed Electronics, November 3-4, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Clemson University

E-waste round-up by Keith Baker; UK Department for Energy and Climate Change, Sustainable Packing Coalition, Mineworx, Harvard University, MIT, Electronic Recyclers International, and UWE

Display metrology news; RFEL, Westboro Photonics, ams/MAZeT, and Gamma Scientific

Producing dreams by Andy Marken

TV change doesn't fit the human brain by Bob Raikes

Samsung moves front and center with HDR by Pete Putman

Last Word: The hacking of the 2016 election – Did I write the script? by Andrew Updegrove

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 93

 

June 30, 2016

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Tons and tonnes…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Vizio, SID, COLLOQUY, Lattice Semiconductor, IHS, Technavio, GfK, DigiTimes Research, IDC, Akamai, Nokia, TCL, Fresco Logic, Huawei/Samsung, Adobe, Leichtman Research Group, Rovi/TiVo, DEG, Samsung, Parade Technologies, Microsoft, Alliance for Open Media, Portrait Displays, IEEE Standards Association, Vizio/UHD Alliance, Grand View Research, Futuresource Consulting, Video Clarity, TrendForce, Tractica, X-Rite, Toshiba, and NFC Forum

SID Wearable-Flexible Conference, May 25, 2016, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from The NPD Group and IHS

Eye Tracking Research & Applications, March 14-17, 2016, Charleston, South Carolina; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute/University of Illinois at Chicago, Youngstown State University, University of Manchester/Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus, University of Stuttgart, and University of Tubingen/University of Applied Sciences Aalen

CSCW, February 27–March 2, 2016, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from Tampere University of Technology, and Cornell Tech

Printed Electronics USA, November 18-19, 2015, Santa Clara, California; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IDTechEx, Japan Display Inc., Perpetuus Carbon Technologies, and SPV Market Research

Touch Gesture Motion and Emerging Technologies, November 12-13, 2015, San Jose, California; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IHS

E-waste round-up by Keith Baker

Incredible infrared science behind night vision displays by Jay Catral

Samsung focuses on Quantum Dots for TV by Jeff Yurek

Watching displays at night by Raymond Soneira

OLED lighting: will it eventually disrupt or fade away? by Khasha Ghaffarzadeh

The bottom of the cycle by Ian Hendy

Last Word: Do we need an Ethics Committee for the Electronics industry? by Chris Williams

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 92

 

April 28, 2016

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Three tales – and second chances…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Samsung, Ateme/Dell/Intel, Portrait Displays/SpectraCal, JPR, Contemporary Research, IHS, KAUST, Parks Associates, Yole, LG Display, Consumer Technology Association, Kyushu University, Mainz University, Apple, Netflix, Universal Display/OSRAM, TFCinfo, GE, Technavio, and ATSC

Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications, March 14-17, 2016, Charleston, South Carolina; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Stuttgart, Daimler AG/University of Tübingen, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Sandia National Laboratories

Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, March 7-10, 2016, Sonoma, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from Samsung Research America, Augsburg University, and The University of Haifa

Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games, February 27-28, 2016, Redmond, Washington; Phillip Hill covers a paper from Rutgers University/ETH Zurich/Disney Research/UC Merced/Carnegie Mellon University

Augmented Human International Conference, February 25-27, 2016, Geneva, Switzerland; Phillip Hill covers a paper from TU Delft

Tangible Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 14-17, 2016, Eindhoven, Netherlands; Phillip Hill covers papers from Würzburg University/Nihon University, and Inria

Printed Electronics USA, November 18-19, 2015, Santa Clara, California; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from NextFlex, Haydale Limited, and IBM Venture Capital Group

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 13-15, 2015, Beijing, China; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Technology Sydney, and University of Malaga

Touch Gesture Motion and Emerging Displays, November 12-13, 2015, San Jose, California; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IHS (x2), and Nanosys

Multimedia Conference, October 26-30, 2015, Brisbane, Australia; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Queensland University of Technology (QUT)/Eindhoven University of Technology, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University

SID Business Conference, June 1, 2015, San Jose, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Joe Kane Productions, IHS Technology, and General Motors

E-waste round-up by Keith Baker; National University of Singapore Electronic Products Recycling Association and Ontario Electronic Stewardship E-Parisaraa European Union Norwich University

Spectrometer selection for LED measurement by Jay Catral

Putting the customer first is good business by Andy Marken

Are we at a Codec inflection point? by Tom Allen

Could Quantum Dots improve night viewing? by Jeff Yurek

Display absolute color accuracy shoot-out by Raymond Soneira

Open standards, move over by Andrew Updegrove

The Sharp/Foxconn deal from a displays perspective by Ian Hendy

Last Word: You don’t need a weatherman by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 91

 

March 9, 2016

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Quick bits…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Strategy Analytics, Technavio, INSIDE Secure/Microsoft, HDMI Licensing, Semtech, SiBEAM, Parks Associates, IHS, TrendForce, MIT, MHL Consortium, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, UHD Alliance, Planar, IDC, Gartner, University of Central Florida, MarketsandMarkets, DVB Steering Board, Magid/TubeMogul, eMarketer, Pew Research, and Microsoft

Printed Electronics USA, November 18-19, 2015, Santa Clara, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Alta Devices, American Semiconductor, CrowdOptic Inc., and EM Microelectronic

Touch Gesture Motion/Emerging Display Technologies, November 12-13, 2015, San Jose, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IHS (x2), and 3M Display Materials & Systems Division

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 9-13, 2015, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers papers from ETS Research, and University of Colorado

User Interface Software and Technology, November 8-11, 2015, Charlotte, North Carolina; Phillip Hill covers papers from Max Planck Institute for Informatics, University of Auckland, and University of Michigan/Adobe Research/University of Illinois

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 2-5, 2015, Kobe, Japan; Phillip Hill covers papers from Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Stanford University/Intuitive Surgical/Fakespace Labs, and Bangor University/MPI Informatik/University of Southampton/University of Cambridge

Virtual Reality Continuum and Its Applications, October 30 – November 1, 2015, Kobe, Japan; Phillip Hill covers papers from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and Peking University

OLEDs World Summit, October 27-29, 2015, Berkeley, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from UBI Research, and MPI Corporation

Plastic Electronics Conference, October 6-8, 2015, Dresden, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Heliatek, and Centre for Process Innovation

Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, September 7-11, 2015, Osaka, Japan; Phillip Hill covers papers from McMaster University, and University of Kassel

Automotive User Interfaces, September 1-3, 2015, Nottingham, England; Phillip Hill covers papers from MIT AgeLab & New England University Transportation Center/TU Munich, and Georgia Institute of Technology

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 9-13, 2015, Los Angeles, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from Stanford University/University of British Columbia/University of Bonn/KAUST

SIGGRAPH, August 9-13, 2015, Los Angeles, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from Hyundai Motor Company, Sun Yat-sen University/New Jersey Institute of Technology/Guangdong University of Education, and Tokyo Healthcare University/Tokyo Denki University

Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, June 23-26, Duisburg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Lubeck, and Bucknell University

Image Sensors Automotive, June 23-25, 2015, Brussels, Belgium; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Magna Electronics, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., and Videantis GmbH

SID Touch Market Focus Conference, June 3, 2015, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from IHS Technology

SID Business Conference, June 1, 2015, San Jose, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from BizWitz, IHS Technology, and 3M Display Materials & Systems Division

SID International Symposium, June 2-5, 2015, San Jose, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (x2), Sharp Corporation, MovieLabs, Illucom/ASKY Company/Hongik University, AU Optronics Corporation/Legend Design Technology Inc., KAIST, and Kagoshima University

SID Investors Conference, June 2, 2015, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Nanosys, Nanoco, and IHS

To USB or not to USB? by Keith Baker

The science behind lighting’s next big thing by Jay Catral

Solar roads find many uses by Peter Harrop

Last Word: Can your TV accurately display your favorite NFL team's colors? by Jeff Yurek

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 90

 

January 10, 2016

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: What to do with cheaters?...by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Lux Research, Digital Citizens Alliance, IHS, SageGlass, China Electronics Chamber of Commerce, Accell, Continental, UHD Alliance, ON Semiconductor/Fairchild Semiconductor, and IDC

Image Sensors Automotive, June 23-25, 2015, Brussels, Belgium; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from PSA Peugeot Citroën/Yogitech, TRIOPTICS GmbH, and ON Semiconductor

SID Wearable-Flexible Market Focus Conference, June 4, 2015, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from IHS Technology, and Imagination Technologies

Printed Electronics Europe, April 28-29, 2015, Berlin, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IDTechEx, IN-CORE Systèmes, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, and Nanoco Technologies

Intelligent User Interfaces, March 29 - April 1, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Chile/Universidad Técnica Estatal de Quevedo, University of Munich (LMU), Universidade de Lisboa, and University of Munich (LMU)/IAV GmbH

LOPE-C for the Printed Electronics Industry, March 3-5, 2015, Munich, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Technische Hochschule Nürnberg, Joanneum Research/University of Technology Graz, Tampere University of Technology, and Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials

Electronic Displays Conference, February 25-26, 2015, Nuremberg, Germany; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Epson Europe Electronics GmbH, Robert Bosch GmbH, and IHS

FlexTech Alliance Conference, February 23-26, 2015, Monterey, California; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Bosch Rexroth, Heraeus Electronics, and IHS Technology

Displaying, Processing, Hardcopy, and Applications, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Gjøvik University College (x2), Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology/KAIST, and Politecnico di Milano

Visual Information Processing and Communication, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Xiph.Org Foundation, University of Geneva, University of Ioannina, and Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Imaging and Multimedia Analytics, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Purdue University (x2), and CEWE Stiftung & Co. KGaA

Digital Photography, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Image Engineering GmbH (x2), University of Kentucky, National Taiwan University, Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Science, and University of Brasilia

Image Quality and System Performance, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Roma TRE University, Université de Caen-Basse Normandie/Université de Nantes/Université de Poitiers, Southeast University, Marvell Semiconductor Inc, and Technische Universitat Darmstadt/Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD

Video Surveillance and Transportation Imaging, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from ViNotion BV/Eindhoven University of Technology, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, and Nirma University Institute of Technology/Florida Atlantic University

Image Sensors and Imaging Systems, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Valeo Vision Systems/University of Novi Sad, Rochester Institute of Technology, and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology

Mobile Devices and Multimedia, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from InterDigital Inc., SpectroNet/MAZeT GmbH/RGB Lasersysteme GmbH, Yonsei University/ETRI, The University of Texas at San Antonio, and Telecom SudParis

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Visual Perspectives Research and Consulting/JW Player/Microsoft Corporation/IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yale University/Sardegna Ricerche, Chiba University/Ricoh Company, and Technicolor/IRISA/Bangor University

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker

Poor teens: So many tools, so many options by Andy Marken

The dress by Jin Kim

Last Word: More pixels + bigger screens = more power consumption by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 89

 

November 29, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Exceptional Inceptionism…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: NCSES, Jon Peddie Research, Bloomberg, Panasonic, HDMI Licensing, Radiant Vision Systems, Analogix Semiconductor, Lattice Semiconductor, SiBEAM, MIPI Alliance, IDC, Parks Associates, CyberLink/Ultra HD Blu-Ray Development Group, SMPTE, Konica Minolta, BMBF, Anapass, IHS, Marketsandmarkets, and The Consumer Technology Association

Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, August 24-27, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark; Phillip Hill covers papers from NC State University/Tableau Research, National Taiwan University, RWTH Aachen University/TU Berlin, and KAIST

SID International Symposium, June 2-5, 2015, San Jose, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Real D Incorporated, AU Optronics Corporation (x2), Qlight Nanotech Ltd./The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and NanoPhotonica Inc./University of Florida

Printed Electronics Europe, April 28-29, 2015, Berlin, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Atmel Corporation, Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, and IDTechEx

World Congress of Smart Materials, March 23-25, 2015, Busan, South Korea; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Saint-Gobain, Yole Développement, and The University of Hong Kong

Image Sensors, March 17-19, 2015, London, England; Phillip Hill covers presentations from European Patent Office, e2v, and Axis Communications AB

LOPE-C for the Printed Electronics Industry, March 3-5, 2015, Munich, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Lux Research, Argil Inc., and M. Braun

Electronic Displays Conference, February 25-26, 2015, Nuremberg, Germany; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Display Messtechnik&Systeme, IDTechEx, and ELDIM

FlexTech Alliance Conference, February 23-26, 2015, Monterey, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Dark Field Technologies, J.A. Woollam Co. Inc./Corning Incorporated, MEMS Industry Group, and Flextronics

Displaying, Processing, Hardcopy, and Applications, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Gjøvik University College, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne/University of Rochester, Gjovik University College/University of Oslo, and National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Digital Photography, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Cologne University of Applied Sciences/Leica Camera AG/University Koblenz/SPHERON-VR AG, University of Notre Dame, Czech Academy of Sciences/Charles University, and University of California

Image Quality and System Performance, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Technische Universitat Darmstadt/Gjovik University College, University of Helsinki, Gjovik University College, and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Visualization and Data Analysis, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Massachusetts, University of Oregon/Tufts University/Brown University/Fraunhofer IGD, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory/University of California/California Institute of Technology/Carnegie Institution for Science

Media Watermarking, Security, and Forensics, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Universita di Cagliari/Universita Federico II di Napoli, Uludag University/TOBB University of Economics and Technology/New York University (NYU)/ New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), and Dalian University of Technology

Document Recognition and Retrieval, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Peking University, and Brigham Young University

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Justus-Liebig-Universität, Technische Universitat Berlin/VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland/University of Patras/Aragon Institute of Technology/University of Wurzburg, Télécom SudParis/Polytech’Nantes, University of Brasilia/Delft University of Technology, Keysight Technologies Inc., Universidad de los Andes, and University of Arizona/Oklahoma State University/University of Illinois at Chicago

Computational Imaging, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Illinois Institute of Technology, and Foundation for Research & Technology Hellas (FORTH)/University of Crete

3DIPM, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Yonsei University, University of Catania, University of Siegen, and Heinrich-Hertz-Institute

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Ericsson, South African Technology Network, Dell, waste360.com, University of Missouri, and Osram/Google

Last Word: Display makers need a hand by David Barnes

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 88

 

October 22, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Prime time…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Computer Science Zone, Ittiam/Silicon Philosophies, IDC, SEMI, Los Alamos National Laboratory, CEA, Tractica, Datacolor, Analogix Semiconductor, Technicolor/Fraunhofer, HEVC Advance, Vanderbilt University, ATSC, ABI Research, IHS, Facebook, American Optometric Association, Leichtman Research Group, IDC, Tech Source, Samsung, Portrait Displays, Simplay Labs, UHD Alliance, Nielsen, Dolby/Realtek, MediaTek/Dolby Vision, Korusys, Alliance for Open Media, Universal Stylus Initiative, NPD, and HDMI Licensing

SID International Symposium, June 2-5, 2015, San Jose, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Fluxim AG/Zurich University of Applied Sciences/Holst Centre, GEO Semiconductor Inc., Pforzheim University, Corning Display Technologies, ELDIM/Laboratoires d’Essai de la FNAC, Instrument Systems GmbH, Konica Minolta/Southeast University/Fujifilm/Toshiba, BOE Technology Group Co. Ltd., University of Colorado/KELTEK/NIST, and University of British Columbia

CSCW, March 14-18, 2015, Vancouver, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers presentations from FX Palo Alto Laboratory, and Carnegie Mellon University

Electronic Displays Conference, February 25-26, 2015, Nuremberg, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Hendy Consulting, User Interface Design GmbH, Instrument Systems, and TechnoTeam Bildverarbeitung GmbH/Daimler AG/Porsche AG

FlexTech Alliance Conference, February 23-26, 2015, Monterey, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from The National Academies, 4D Technology, Dark Field Technologies, and Northfield Automation Systems

Displaying, Processing, Hardcopy, and Applications, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Inha University, Kyungpook National University, UNIST, and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation

Image Quality and System Performance, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Home Office Centre for Applied Science and Technology/University of Westminster/University of Poitiers, Roman Systems Engineering/University of California, Qualcomm Incorporated, and Burns Digital Imaging LLC/Qualcomm Technologies Inc.

Visualization and Data Analysis, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Boise State University/University of San Francisco, DFKI, CRP, and Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD/TU Darmstadt/University of Konstanz

Media Watermarking, Security, and Forensics, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Digimarc Corporation (x2), Binghamton University, and SUNY Binghamton/Troyes University of Technology

Video Surveillance and Transportation Imaging, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Georgia Tech Research Institute, Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB, Purdue University, and University of Sussex

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Universitat de Valencia/New York University, Max-Planck-Institut fur Informatik/Saarland University, Arizona State University, and Northwestern University

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; INTERPOL, United Nations University (UNU), United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, the WEEE Forum, the Cross Border Research Association, Zanasi & Partners eCycling Leadership Initiative Karlsruhe Institute for Technology

What will Apple do next? by Ken Werner

Changing the way businesses, consumers connect by Andy Marken

Blue Light, sleep, and performance by Jin Kim

Last Word: Display Interfacing: Welcome to Babylon by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 87

 

August 23, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: From Sharp minds…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Samsung, Thread Group, MIT, MIPI Alliance, IHS, HEVC, Cree/Epistar, IDC, TouchMate, Blu-ray Disc Association, Canalys, Ovum, University of Illinois, Indiana University, J.D. Power, Microsoft, MasterCard, Apple, University of Toronto, Conviva, Mazet, SID, Planar/Leyard

SID International Symposium, June 2-5, 2015, San Jose, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Yonsei University, Photon Dynamics, KAIST, Beijing Institute of Technology, DuPont Displays, 3M, Utsunomiya University, Stanford University, Dong-A University, E Ink Corporation/Luminex Technologies, Necsel/Real D/Barco/LIPA, and University of Waterloo/Christie Digital Systems Canada Inc.

Measuring, Modeling, and Reproducing, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Université Jean Monnet de Saint-Etienne, Technische Universitat Darmstadt/AkzoNobel/Lucassen Colour Research/Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD/Universidad de Granada, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, and Institute of Information Theory and Automation/Czech Technical University

Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Yonsei University

Image Processing: Machine Vision Applications, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Los Alamos National Laboratory, Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation (IOSB), and Rochester Institute of Technology

Real-Time Image and Video Processing, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of the West of Scotland (x2), and University of the West of Scotland/University of Texas at Dallas

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Ecole Centrale de Nantes/Université de Nantes/Eindhoven University of Technology, Arizona State University/Intel Corporation, The University of Texas at Austin, and National Aerospace University/Tampere University of Technology

Three-Dimensional Image Processing, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Instituto Federal de Goias/University of Brasilia, Université de Bourgogne, Université de Caen, and University of Fukui

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, January 15-19, 2015, Stanford, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Indiana University, University of California at Irvine/University of California at Santa Cruz/New York University/Play Crafts/The Exploratorium, University of New Haven, and IDC Herzliya

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 3-6, 2014, Shenzhen, China; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Institute of Automation/Beihang University/Baidu Institute of Deep Learning, The University of Tokyo/Tokyo Institute of Technology/National Institute of Polar Research/Nagoya University, MIT Media Lab/Tsinghua University/Stanford University, Microsoft Research/Tianjin University/College of William & Mary, and Sapienza University of Rome

International Conference on Multimedia, November 3-7, 2014, Orlando, Florida; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Massachusetts Boston/University of Technology Sydney, Tianjin University/Nanjing University of Science and Technology/Shenzhen University, Ricoh Innovations Corp., Institute for Infocomm Research/University of Technology/Institute of Automation, and RWTH Aachen University/University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

SSL Ecosystem Conference, September 22-24, 2014, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Philips, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, TeleLumen, and American Lighting Association

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Mayor of London, MarketsandMarkets, North Carolina, Companies and Markets, Sony, SALt, Silk, Cyrus Kabiru, Ilumi, University of Texas, and SolarWindow

Déjà Vu – All Over Again by Barry Young

Last Word: “Inside Out” shows-off what Dolby Vision can do by Jeff Yurek

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 86

 

June 30, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: 2015 SID honors and awards…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: IC Insights, Transparency Market Research, IHS, Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance, IDC, CEA, Samsung/Pearl TV/Sinclair Broadcast Group, NFC Forum, Joint Development Foundation, MIPI Alliance, n-Tech Research, DisplayLink, Park Associates, Associated Press, Google, NTSB, Rohde & Schwarz, UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, Leichtman Research Group, Gartner, GfK, ABI Research, and 3MF Consortium

World Congress of Smart Materials, March 23-25, 2015, Busan, South Korea; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Technological Institute for Superhard and Novel Carbon Materials, Dongguk University, Southeastern Louisiana University, and RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science (CEMS)

Displaying, Processing, Hardcopy, and Applications, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Purdue University, Onyx Graphics/Gjøvik University College/Photo Research Inc., and Gjøvik University College (x2)

Image Quality and System Performance, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Sofica Ltd/Vaasa University, LG Display, Fuji Xerox, Purdue University/Hewlett-Packard Company, and Purdue University/Hewlett-Packard Company

Measuring, Modeling, and Reproducing Materials, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Rochester Institute of Technology, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers/KU Leuven, Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientıficas, Rochester Institute of Technology/Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, and ELDIM

Algorithms and Systems, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Yonsei University, Don State Technical University/Tampere University of Technology, Nvidia Research/Tampere University of Technology, and Universita degli Studi Roma/Tampere University of Technology

Real-Time Image and Video Processing, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Universidad Complutense de Madrid/Florida State University, Université Paris-Est, Institute for Information and Communication Technologies/Silesian University of Technology, and Hanyang University/Incheon National University

Image Processing: Machine Vision Applications, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT/Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology, and ASM Pacific Technology Limited/Harbin Institute of Technology/Southwest Jiaotong University/The University of Hong Kong

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, January 15-19, 2015, Stanford, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Colorado, UC Berkeley, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Stanford University

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 16-19, 2014, Dresden, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Lancaster University, ABB Corporate Research, University of Regensburg, University of Calgary, and University of Art and Design Linz/Bauhaus-University Weimar

Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, September 23-26, 2014, Toronto, Ontario; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of St Andrews/Montana Tech, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Glasgow, and Synaptics

SSL Ecosystem Conference, September 22-24, 2014, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from GE, Dr. Chips Consulting LLC, Lighting Solution Development, and Consortium for Energy Efficiency

3DTV Conference, July 2-4, 2014, Budapest, Hungary; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Holografika/Tampere University of Technology/Pazmany Peter Catholic University, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, University of Patras/University of Surrey, and Nagoya Industrial Science Research Institute

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; CleanBayArea, Energy-using Products Directive, PuzzlePhone, Fairphone 2, University of Wisconsin/U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Laboratory, Product Stewardship Institute/California Product Stewardship Council/Upstream, University of Cincinnati, Nanyang Technological University, United Nations University, iLuv Creative Technology, and LightFreq

Delicate balance between connecting, being connected by Andy Marken

Last Word: Ultra HD Blu-ray: Getting closer by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 85

 

May 24, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Ubiquity…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: ATSC, ESCATEC, Technavio, Strategy Analytics, IDC, 3M, Selevision, Southwest Jiaotong University, Streaming Video Alliance, Moffett Nathanson, IHS, Tractica, Matrox Imaging/DENSO, ABB/Robert Bosch/Cisco, Intertek/Samsung, Cree, UHD Alliance, eMarketer, Datacolor, German Flat Panel Display Forum, NYU WIRELESS/SiBEAM, Control4, DisplayLink, and Blu-ray Disc Association

Augmented Human International Conference, March 9-11, 2015, Singapore; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Institute for Infocomm Research, The University of Tokyo, and The University of Tokyo/Rakuten Institute of Technology

International Conference on Multimedia, November 3-7, 2014, Orlando, Florida; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation/DWANGO Co Ltd, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Academia Sinica/National Taiwan Ocean University/National Tsing Hua University, and Arizona State University

SID Symposium on Vehicle Displays and Interfaces, October 23-24, 2014, Dearborn, Michigan; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Optical Filters USA, Radiant Zemax, Nippon Seiki Group, and Nissan Technical Center North America

Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, September 23-26, 2014, Toronto, Ontario; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Duisburg-Essen, University of Strathclyde, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), and KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc.

SSL Ecosystem Conference, September 22-24, 2014, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Belleds Technologies, Philips Lighting, EMerge Alliance, and QuarkStar

OLEDs World Summit, September 16-18, 2014, Berkeley, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from BASF New Business GmbH, BOE Technology Group Co. Ltd., DisplaySearch, and OLED Association

3DTV Conference, July 2-4, 2014, Budapest, Hungary; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Zagreb/University of Coimbra/Instituto Politecnico de Leiria, Nagoya Institute of Technology/Nagoya Industrial Science Research Institute, University of Surrey/Apical Limited/Loughborough University in London (LUiL), Nagoya Institute of Technology, and Hasselt University

SID Display Week, June 1-6, 2014, San Diego, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Beijing BOE Display Technology Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation, Hiroshima Institute of Technology, 3M, Kyung Hee University/University of California Berkeley, Acreo Swedish ICT AB/Mid Sweden University, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology/AU Optronics Corp., Japan Display Inc., Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co Ltd, and TCL Corporate Research/China Star Optoelectronics Technology

3DSA, May 28-30, 2014, Seoul, South Korea; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, National Tsing Hua University/Institute for Information Industry, National Taipei University of Technology, ETRI/Kyung Hee University, Kwangwoon University/Mokpo National Maritime, Yonsei University, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), and Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI)

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; United Nations University, Columbia University, GE, Apple, and Research Frontiers

How to measure luminance with light meters by Jay Catral

Understand who you are, not just what you make by Andy Marken

The Apple Watch is here, how's the display? by Jeff Yurek

Last Word: Wider still and wider…by Bob Raikes

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 84

 

April 24, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: 1,000,000,000,000…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Gartner, MIPI Alliance, IHS, Juniper Research, Texas Instruments, TCO, Silicon Image, IDC, MPEG LA, HDBaseT Alliance, Lattice Semiconductor/Silicon Image, Jon Peddie Research, Leichtman Research, HDMI, Parade Technologies, VITEC, Columbia University, Nielsen, Simplay Labs, Broadband Forum, UHD Alliance, Akamai, NFC Forum, Pew Research Center, Adobe, Giraffic, Universal Stylus Initiative, Nokia, and Standards Portal

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 12-16, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Trento/University of Perugia, University of Lille/University Stefan cel Mare of Suceava, University of Alcala/University of Clermont-Ferrand/EPFL, University of Texas at Dallas, and University of Ulm

International Conference on Multimedia, November 3-7, 2014, Orlando, Florida; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Harbin Institute of Technology/National University of Singapore, Northeastern University, University of Southern California, and Tsinghua University

SID Display Week, June 1-6, 2014, San Diego, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Kent Displays, University of California/Samsung Display Americas Lab, Luminex Technologies/E Ink Corporation, and National Chiao Tung University

Advanced Visual Interfaces, May 27-30, 2014, Como, Italy; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Calgary/University of St Andrews, Lancaster University/Max Planck Institute for Informatics, University of Lille/University Stefan cel Mare of Suceava, and Universidade de Lisboa

LOPE Conference for the Printed Electronics Industry, May 26-28, 2014, Munich, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoff und Strahltechnik/Sempa Systems GmbH, Eight19, CPI National Printable Electronics Centre, and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)/Institut de Microelectrònica de Barcelona

Society for Information Display – Display Industry Awards

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority, Philips, pureLiFi, Kappes, and Flyte

Display metrology news compiled by Phillip Hill; IN2CORE, Image Engineering, Instagram, Yenista, Nova Fabrica, Northwestern University, Hamamatsu Photonics, and Ocean Optics

Blue Light Hazard: What is it and should you worry? by Jay Catral

The Cable Guy has to pay more attention to the boomer plus generation by Andy Marken

OLED TV: Second Wind? by Ken Werner

Content creators respond as UHD TV takes off by Jeff Yurek

Department of Justice blesses IEEE rules on injunctions and reasonability by Andrew Updegrove

Live streaming the next wave by Steve Sechrist

Last Word: The cruelest month, indeed…by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 83

 

March 30, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Pi…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: TrendForce, Smart TV Alliance, US Department of Defense/Air Force Research Laboratory, Blu-ray Disc Association, Ericsson, IHS, Nielsen, comScore, IDC, EPFL, SiBEAM, Tractica, Silicon Image, and Skipr

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 3-6, 2014, Shenzhen, China; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of California Santa Cruz/Nanjing University, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), Tohoku University, and Yonsei University

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 16-19, 2014, Dresden, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of St Andrews/University of Cambridge, Escola Politecnica da Universidade de Sao Paulo, University of Maryland, and IT University of Copenhagen

Touch Gesture Motion Conference, October 28-30, 2014, Austin, Texas; Phillip Hill covers presentations from IHS

SID Symposium on Vehicle Displays and Interfaces, October 23-24, 2014, Dearborn, Michigan; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Visteon, Rockwell Collins, I-PEX USA, and Visteon Corporation/Dexerials Corporation

Plastic Electronics, October 7-9, 2014, Grenoble, France; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Yole Developpement, FlexTech Alliance, and NovaCentrix

Ubicomp, September 13-17, 2014, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers papers from Keio University, University of Oulu, Carnegie Mellon University, and University of California San Diego

International Conference on 3D Web Technology, August 8-10, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers papers from Fraunhofer IGD, Saarland University, TU Graz/Fraunhofer Austria Visual Computing/Fraunhofer IGD, University of Leipzig, and Fraunhofer IGD/TU Darmstadt/Hochschule Darmstadt

3DTV Conference, July 2-4, 2014, Budapest, Hungary; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Tampere University of Technology, University Institute of Lisbon/Holografika/Tampere University of Technology, and Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institute

Image Sensors Automotive Conference, June 17-18, 2014, Brussels, Belgium; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Continental, Aptina Imaging Corporation, and Yogitech

3DSA, May 28-30, 2014, Seoul, South Korea; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Eldim/Asem, National Cheng Kung University (x3), Kangwon National University, and National Yunlin University of Science & Technology/National Chiao Tung University/National Taiwan University Hospital

Eye Tracking Research & Applications, March 26-28, 2014, Safety Harbor, Florida; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Stuttgart, Kansas State University/Concordia University/University of Illinois/University of Central Florida, University of Illinois/Microsoft Research, University of Oregon, and University of Stuttgart/TZM Göppingen/Daimler AG

Image Sensors, March 18-20, 2014, London, England; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Melexis, IAV GmbH, and Jaguar Land Rover

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Apple, Juniper Research, UPV/EHU, Kyocera, and Seoul National University

Display metrology news; Datacolor, Vishay Intertechnology, Axalta, and Samsung

Enhanced Sapphire Displays by Raymond Soneira

EE LLC: A million PCs and nobody knows its name by Ken Werner

Last Word: Look out, HDMI – here comes Super MHL by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 82

 

February 1, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Why standards?…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: AllSeen Alliance/Open Interconnect Consortium, ACCESS/DLNA, TFCinfo, DisplayLink/Dell, CEA, W3C, Intel, Pulse Electronics/HDBaseT, Nielsen, ABI Research, THine, ITU, Amazon, Netflix/Samsung, GfK, THX, Infiniti Research/TechNavio, IDC, ViewSonic, Strategy Analytics, Silicon Image, FIDO Alliance, Digital Video Archive, Sonnet Technologies, Juniper Research, Marchex, Silicon Image/SiBEAM, Flurry, DisplaySearch, IHS, Parade Technologies, MIPI Alliance, and HomePlug Alliance

Imaging & Multimedia Analytics, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from CEWE Stiftung & Co. KGaA, Digimarc Corporation/Hewlett-Packard Company, Purdue University/University of California, Purdue University/Google Inc, and Rochester Institute of Technology

Computational Imaging, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Nara Institute of Science and Technology/Kyoto University, Fujitsu Laboratories, University of Rochester/Military Technical College, Kodak Alaris/Rochester Institute of Technology, and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Image Sensors and Imaging Systems, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Tohoku University, and Simon Fraser University/University of Massachusetts

Document Recognition and Retrieval, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Society for Natural Language Technology Research/Indian Statistical Institute, Peking University, National Library of Medicine, Vienna University of Technology, and Illinois Institute of Technology

Enabling Technologies, Algorithms, and Applications, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from University of the West of Scotland/Qualcomm Inc, Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences, and The University of Texas at San Antonio

Digital Photography, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Universidad Antonio Narino/Ghent University, University of Bedfordshire, Image Engineering GmbH/Cologne University of Applied Sciences, DxO Labs, Louisiana State University/Istanbul Medipol University, Canon Information Systems Research Australia, University of Kentucky, Politecnico di Milano, Universita degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Tokyo Institute of Technology, and Samsung Electronics

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Texas Takeback,  waste360, Tanzania Science and Technology, German Research Center for Geosciences, Stephen Orlando, Cree/Ephesus Lighting, European Commission, vosLED, Greenpeace, and Markus Linnenbrink

The incredible infrared science behind night vision displays by Jay Catral

There will be a lot of give, take needed before IoE really arrives by Andy Marken

Digital life matters; displays don’t by Ken Werner

Hollywood backs better pixels with new color standard by Jeff Yurek

In praise of curation by Andrew Updegrove

Too big a monitor – Surely some mistake? by Bob Raikes

Last Word: CES 2015: Upon further review…by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 81

 

January 27, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Phone forecasts…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Immersive Technology Alliance, City College of New York, Toshiba, SiBEAM, Silicon Line, MHL Consortium, Open Interconnect Consortium, HomePlug Alliance, Philips, comScore, Smart TV Alliance, DLNA, DisplayLink, UHD Alliance, eMarketer, CEA, Juniper Research, and DisplaySearch

Interactive Entertainment, December 2-3, 2014, Newcastle, Australia; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Technology/University of Amsterdam, University of Newcastle, and Uppsala University

International Symposium on Wearable Computers, September 13-17, 2014, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers papers from Clemson University, ETH Zurich/University of Sussex, Keio University, and Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health/Fraunhofer FKIE

SID Display Week, June 1-6, 2014, San Diego, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Instrument Systems GmbH, KELTEK LLC, Westboro Photonics, ELDIM, Pforzheim University/STZ Display Systems/BMW Group, University of California/Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program, KU Leuven, Display-Messtechnik&Systeme, Qualcomm Inc., and Samsung Display/Sungkyunkwan University

LOPE Conference for the Printed Electronics Industry, May 26-28, 2014, Munich, Germany; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from BizWitz, European Commission, AGC Glass Europe, Fluxim, MMC Ryotec, and Instituto de Microelectrónica de Barcelona

Electronic Displays Conference, February 26-27, 2014, Nuremberg, Germany; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from ISRA Vision AG, and Nokia Research Center

Image Quality and System Performance, February 3-5, 2014, San Francisco, California; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Vaasa University, DxO Labs, Burns Digital Imaging/STMicroelectronics, Orange/University of Poitiers/University of Nantes, NATO Communications and Information Agency, University of Brasilia, University of Westminster, and University of Waterloo

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, February 3-6, 2014, San Francisco, California; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE event from University of Waterloo, New York University/National Institute of Mental Health, Rochester Institute of Technology, Delft University of Technology/Eindhoven University of Technology, University of Trento/Delft University of Technology, Technicolor, Universidad de los Andes, Télécom SudParis, University of Lubeck, and Florida Atlantic University

Media Watermarking, Security, and Forensics, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from SUNY Binghamton, University of Warwick, University of Siena/University of Florence, and Konica Minolta Laboratory USA Inc.

Visual Information Processing and Communication, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Peking University, Google Inc, The American University of the Middle East, University of Notre Dame, and Advanced Micro Devices

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Google, Misfit, Nanyang Technological University, and Jena University/Weimar University/Beuth University of Applied Sciences

Display metrology news, Spectrum Scientific, Ocean Optics, FARO Technologies, and Instrument Systems

More good video choices coming out on more devices by Andy Marken

What of the Commercial Future of Smart Windows? by Lawrence Gasman

How TVs are tested by Jay Catral

Last Word: Pivot Time by David Barnes

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 80

 

December 15, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: An Emmy…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Adobe, Sinclair/Technicolor, Car Connectivity Consortium, IDC, CEA, NXP Semiconductors, Streaming Video Alliance, Datacolor, Digital Cinema Initiative, Khronos Group, ZigBee Alliance, IHS/DisplaySearch/Solarbuzz, DEG/CEA, MHL Consortium, Gartner, Keysight Technologies, TCO, Roland, GfK, FreeTV Alliance, MACOM Technology Solutions, DIRECTV, Giraffic, Sarnoff, Ambarella, Parade Technologies, Nanoco/Osram, NEC/Light Illusion, MIPI Alliance, Freescale Semiconductor, and Toshiba

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 11-13, 2014, Edinburgh, Scotland; Phillip Hill covers a paper from the International Centre for Theoretical Physics

Korea Display Conference, April 23-24, 2014, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers presentations from IHS, and China Optics and Optoelectronics Manufacturers Association

Augmented Human International Conference, March 7-9, 2014, Kobe, Japan; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Keio University, Kobe University/NTT Communication Science Laboratories, and Kobe University

Video Surveillance and Transportation, Imaging Applications; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Fraunhofer Institute Optronics, University of Trento, Middle East Technical University, and Loughborough University

Conference on Visualization and Data Analysis; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Simon Fraser University, CRP/M.S.A. University/Nile University, and University of Massachusetts Lowell

Image Quality and System Performance; In the second of four reports; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Lexmark International Inc., Purdue University/Hewlett-Packard, and Purdue University (x2)

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE event from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Technical University of Denmark/Bang & Olufsen A/S/Aalborg University, ARRIS, and Florida Atlantic University/Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories

Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from United States Naval Academy, Institut Technische Universitat Munchen/University of Edinburgh, Brigham Young University, and Arizona State University

Media Watermarking, Security, and Forensics; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology, Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg/The University of Buckingham/Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences, Digimarc Corporation, and Télécom SudParis  

Mobile Devices and Multimedia: Enabling Technologies, Algorithms, and Applications; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from SpectroNet, Frostburg State University, Tampere University of Technology/Nokia Research Center, and Telecom SudParis

Measuring, Modeling, and Reproducing Material Appearance; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from KU Leuven/ETAP nv, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt/Measurement Standards Laboratory/Universidad de Alicante/Katholieke Universiteit Leuven/Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers/Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt/Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas/Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica/Mittatekniikan Keskus/SP Sveriges Tekniska Forskningsinstitut/Cesky Metrologicky Institut Brno, Laboratoire Commun de Métrologie LNE-CNAM, and RWTH Aachen University

Image Processing: Algorithms and Systems; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Universidad de los Andes, Institute of Mechanics BAS/Tampere University of Technology, Instituto Superior Tecnico/Carnegie Mellon University

Image Processing: Machine Vision Applications; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Richard Russell Research Center, and Xerox Research Center

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill

Online content is the same, only different by Andy Marken

What of the commercial future of smart windows? by Lawrence Gasman

Last Word: It’s about the pipes by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 79

 

November 6, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Light and air…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Sony, UltraViolet, Futuresource Consulting, ABI Research, IDC, Juniper Research, DisplayLink/Plugable, VESA, Analogix, USB 3.0 Promoter Group, SAMART/Siano, NFC Forum, AHA Products Group, MIPI Alliance, MHL, Kopin/Mixel, MStar, MPEG LA, DisplayLink, Canon, Gartner, NPD DisplaySearch, Magid, Accell, MIC, TDG, Think Strategies, Alticast/Strategy & Technology, NPD, Ooyala, CEA, Digital TV Research, Nielsen, Canalys, Ericsson, and Parks Associates

SIGGRAPH, August 10-14, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers papers from Furtwangen University, and CSIRO

DIS, June 21-25, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers papers from Eindhoven University of Technology/University of Copenhagen, and RMIT University/Technische Universität Dresden/University of Calgary/Technische Universität München/University of Oldenburg

SID Display Week, June 1-6, 2014, San Diego, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from AU Optronics Corporation, QD Vision, Samsung Display/Luminex Technologies, Intel Corporation, Samsung Electronics, AU Optronics (AUO) Corporation, University of Colorado/National Institute of Standards and Technology, Stanford University/New York University/University of Pennsylvania, University of California at Berkeley, Broadcom Corporation, Dai Nippon Printing, and Christie Digital Systems

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 16-19, 2014, Munich, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from RMIT University, RMIT University/University of Melbourne/Akron Children’s Hospital/Microsoft Research, Louisiana State University/Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Displaying, Processing, Hardcopy, and Applications, February 3-5, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Linkoping University, Dolby Laboratories Inc., KAIST, Simon Fraser University, TIMA Laboratory/STMicroelectronics, and Eindhoven University of Technology

Image Quality and System Performance, February 3-5, 2014, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from University of Westminster (x2), STMicroelectronics Ltd./Nvidia/Google, and Image Science Associates/Burns Digital Imaging

3D Image Processing, Measurement and Applications, February 5, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE event from Mid Sweden University, Instituto Superior Tecnico/Universidade de Aveiro, National Engineering School of Tunis/University of Montpellier, University of Wollongong, and INSA Rouen/StereoLabs

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, February 3-6, 2014, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE event from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)/Yonsei University, Florida Atlantic University, Delft University of Technology/Northwestern University, and Chiba University

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill, Blacksmith Institute for a Pure Earth, BAN, ASSOCHAM, and C&EN

Display metrology news Presto Engineering, Simplay Labs, MACOM/PHABRIX, and Datacolor

Mobile, social media don’t spell privacy by Andy Marken

Wide color gamuts and high dynamic range by Matt Brennesholtz

4K and UHDTV confusion calamity by Aldo Cugnini

iPad 2014 display technology shoot-out by Raymond Soneira

Last Word: There’s fast…and then there’s FAST by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 78

 

October 4, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Telling time…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Zen, WigWag, DisplaySearch, GfK, NPD, VITEC, and NIST

Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, June 17-20, 2014, Rome, Italy; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Airbus Operations/University of Toulouse, and University of Cagliari/ISTI-CNR

SID Display Week, June 1-6, 2014, San Diego, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from AU Optronics Corporation, QD Vision, Samsung Display/Luminex Technologies, Intel Corporation, Samsung Electronics, AU Optronics (AUO) Corporation, University of Colorado/National Institute of Standards and Technology, Stanford University/New York University/University of Pennsylvania, University of California at Berkeley, Broadcom Corporation, Dai Nippon Printing, and Christie Digital Systems

Printed Electronics Europe, April 1-2, 2014, Berlin, Germany; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Ohmatex, PST Sensors, and VG Scienta

Electronic Displays Conference, February 26-27, 2014, Nuremberg, Germany; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from ELDIM, TechnoTeam Bildverarbeitung GmbH, MG Optical Solutions GmbH, and Merck KGaA

International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, February 24-27, 2014, Haifa, Israel; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Tübingen/Knowledge Media Research Center, University of British Columbia, and University of Southern California/Washington and Lee University

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 16-19, 2014, Munich, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Newcastle University, Sheffield Hallam University/University of Stuttgart, and Indiana University

Flexible & Printed Electronics Conference & Exhibition, February 4-6, 2014, Phoenix, Arizona; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from MEMS Industry Group (MIG), Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH, and Holst Centre

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, December 9-12, 2013, Sydney, Australia; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland/University of Fribourg, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology

IDW, December 4-6, 2013, Sapporo, Japan; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Keio University School of Medicine, Raman Research Institute, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, National Cheng Kung University, Nagoya University, Dolby Laboratories, Toyohashi University of Technology, Eldim, AUO, and NEC Display Solutions

Printed Electronics USA, November 20-21, 2013, Santa Clara, California; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Bosch Rexroth, Kroenert GmbH, IDTechEx, Synaptics, and Germany Trade & Invest

IHS Interactive Technology Summit, October 22-25, 2013, San Jose, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from CyWee Inc., Georgia Institute of Technology, and FlatFrog

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Ongondo & Williams, Energy-using Products Directive, Niagara County, Raphael Perret, Attero, E-LABEL Act

Display metrology news, SpectraCal and X-Rite Atlona

WOM (Word of Mom) is researched, credible by Andy Marken

Radiometers, spectrometers, and spectro-radiometers? by Randy Klimek

New color luminance meter equipped with an interference filter by Shinji Shimizu

Canon adds support for rec.2020 capture by Jeff Yurek

Last Word: The PC isn’t dead – I told you so…by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 77

 

September 7, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Rotary dialing…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: USB 3.0 Promoter Group, Sony, Telstra/Ooyala, Ledzworld, NEC Display Solutions, EzeeCube, Strategy Analytics, Walmart, UltraViolet, FlixFling/VPD, UCLA, SID, CEA, Insight Media/Meko, DigiTimes Research, NPD, IHS Technology, ITU, and ABI Research

SID Business Conference, June 2, 2014, San Diego, California; Phillip Hill summarizes presentations from Asahi Glass, Sandford Bernstein, Oppenheimer, Pebble, IHS, Synaptics, BizWitz, Atmel, Sungkyunkwan University, Universal Display Corporation, and AUO

Printed Electronics Europe, April 1-2, 2014, Berlin, Germany; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Folium Optics, IDTechEx, ISORG, and Osram Sylvania

Graphene Live, April 1-2, 2014, Berlin, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Chalmers University of Technology, and IDTechEx

Electronic Displays Conference, February 26-27, 2014, Nuremberg, Germany; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Hendy Consulting, Mentor Graphics, Innolux, and XTRONIC GmbH

Flexible & Printed Electronics Conference & Exhibition, February 4-6, 2014, Phoenix, Arizona; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from 4D Technology, Dark Field Technologies, VIEW Micro-Metrology/Clemson University, and IDTechEx

International Workshop on Smart Material Interfaces, December 13, 2013, Sydney, Australia; Phillip Hill covers a paper from University of Twente

IDW, December 4-6, 2013, Sapporo, Japan; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from National Chiao Tung University, Keio University, Pforzheim University/STZ Display Systems/BMW Group, Dai Nippon Printing/Konica Minolta, and Fuji Xerox/The University of Electro-Communications

C-Touch, November 25-27, 2013, Shenzhen, China; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH

Printed Electronics USA, November 20-21, 2013, Santa Clara, California; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Terepac Corporation, Thin Film Electronics, and IDTechEx

IHS Interactive Technology Summit, October 22-25, 2013, San Jose, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Movea, Radiant Zemax, Embedded Vision Alliance, and HDMI Licensing LLC

User Interface Software and Technology, October 8-11, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Canterbury/University of Saskatchewan/Autodesk Research, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, and University of Washington/Barron Associates

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, October 6-9, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Technische Universität München, University of Padua/Anytime S.r.L., Aalborg University/Rhythmic Music Conservatory/The Royal Danish Academy of Music, University of St Andrews/University of Konstanz/Microsoft, University College London, and University of Calgary

EuroDisplay, September 16-19, 2013, London, England; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Microsoft Corporation, ELDIM, University of Waterloo, and LG Display

International Symposium on Wearable Computers, September 9-12, 2013, Zurich, Switzerland; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Osaka University, and German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Electrical Waste Recycling Group, ADEQ, Roanoke County, Management Structure for Hazardous Substances, Nick Hunn, Dell, Northwestern University/Lawrence Berkeley, and Emberlight

Display metrology news; Konica Minolta, Agilent Technologies, FARO, and Gamma Scientific

Social networking is loads of fun…just watch your step by Andy Marken

Is the rec.2020 UHD color broadcast spec really practical? by Jeff Yurek

Last Word: Humpty Dumpty strikes again! by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 76

 

July 4, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Interchangeability…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: L2Tek, Netflix, HDMI Forum, YouTube, AT&T/DirecTV, DisplaySearch, THine Electronics, Planar Systems, Barco Silex, CEA, ABI Research, eMarketer, Fraunhofer, Ledzworld, Tektronix, Leichtman Research Group, Parade Technologies, Cree, CoeLux, University of California, and IDC

Printed Electronics Europe, April 1-2, 2014, Berlin, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Eight19, Applied Materials, Boeing, and Centre Technique du Papier

Electronic Displays Conference, February 26-27, 2014, Nuremberg, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Epson Europe Electronics GmbH, Lattice Semiconductor, Raisonance, and FTDI Chip

Flexible & Printed Electronics Conference & Exhibition, February 4-6, 2014, Phoenix, Arizona; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Samsung Cheil Industries Inc., Mocon, Printing Industries of America, and Northfield Automation Systems

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, December 9-12, 2013, Sydney, Australia; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Universitat de Barcelona/UAB/Open University of Catalonia/ChaLearn/University of Texas/INAOE, National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, University of Konstanz, and Aalto University

Printed Electronics USA, November 20-21, 2013, Santa Clara, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Cynora GmbH, IDTechEx, and Kateeva

IHS Interactive Technology Summit, October 22-25, 2013, San Jose, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from CEVA, Freescale, XYZ Color Science, and Bardsley Consulting

Multimedia, October 21-25, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Tsinghua University, National University of Singapore, and ETH Zurich/University of Zurich/K.U. Leuven

User Interface Software and Technology, October 8-11, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Dundee/Capital City Rollers, The University of Tokyo, Lancaster University/Max Planck Institute, and Columbia

Plastic Electronics Conference, October 8-10, 2013, Dresden, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Organic Electronic Technologies, Fraunhofer Research Institution for Organics, Materials and Electronic Devices COMEDD, IMEC, and Osram

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, October 6-9, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Waterloo/Queen’s University, Florida International University, Ritsumeikan University, Telecom Bretagne/University of Waterloo, and University of Munster

EuroDisplay, September 16-19, 2013, London, England; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from LG Display/Nexteye Company/Daegu Technical University/Hanyang University/Kyungpook National University, National Chiao Tung University, Samsung Electronics, and Design LED Products Ltd.

Mobile HCI, August 27-30, 2013, Munich, Germany; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Oulu/Augumenta, metaio GmbH, Technische Universität Dresden, Goldsmiths, University of London, and Institute of Mathematical Machines

Large-area Organic Printed Electronics Convention, June 11-13, 2013, Munich, Germany; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Organic and Printed Electronics Association (OE-A), Plastic Logic, and Suzhou Institute of Nanotech

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker, MHD Enterprises, HP, Frost & Sullivan, Ghanaian Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, TechSci Research, and One Laptop Per Child

Study our youth, see what tomorrow holds by Andy Marken

Do photochromic materials have a chance in the smart windows market? by Lawrence Gasman

The Pointer's Gamut, 4th in a 4-part series by Kid Jansen

Last Word: Fat TVs come back by Ken Werner

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 75

 

April 28, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: The world changes…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Light Illusion, Colorfront, Motion Picture Academy, THine Electronics, Firefly Cinema, Toshiba, Invest in Photonics, NFC Forum, AMETEK/Zygo, REACH/RoHS, Nix Sensor, MIPI Alliance, MarketsandMarkets, Rentrak, Accenture, Ooyala, ABI Research, Intel, HDBaseT Alliance, Gartner, IDC, HDMI/MIPI, University of Washington, Dell/HP, Industrial Internet Consortium, eMarketer, TCO, USB 3.0 Promoter Group, NHTSA, and Nielsen

IDW, December 4-6, 2013, Sapporo, Japan; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from GMZ Energy Inc./Boise State University, Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Corporation, LG Display, and Kobe Steel Ltd./Kobelco Research Institute Inc.

Virtual Reality Continuum and Its Applications in Industry, November 17-19, 2013, Hong Kong, China; Phillip Hill covers presentations from National University of Sciences & Technology, International Islamic University, University of Canterbury, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Korea University

Printed Electronics & Membrane Switch Symposium, October 22-23, 2013, Orlando, Florida; Phillip Hill covers presentations from GM Nameplate Inc., and Jabil

ASSETS, October 21-23, 2013, Bellevue, Washington; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers the ACCESS International Conference on Computers and Accessibility with presentations from State University of West Parana, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Maryland, and King Saud University

UbiComp, September 8-12, 2013, Zurich, Switzerland; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Jožef Stefan Institute/University of Ljubljana, Lancaster University/Max Planck Institute for Informatics, University of Duisburg-Essen, Singapore Management University/Keio University, University of Oulu/University of Madeira/Carnegie Mellon University, University College London/The Open University/Northumbria University/Arup Foresight + Innovation

Emerging Materials for Transparent Conductors, July 10, 2013, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Touch Display Research, and UniPixel Displays Inc.

Printed Electronics Asia, July 9-10, 2013, Tokyo, Japan; Phillip Hill covers presentations from FLUXiM, and IDTechEx

Large-area Organic Printed Electronics Convention, June 11-13, 2013, Munich, Germany; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from DuPont Teijin Films, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, University of Pardubice, and FLUXiM

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill;  VTT Technical Research Centre, Wyss Institute, Riduvit, iFixit/Microsoft, E-waste Systems Inc., Soraa, LG Electronics, Philips, and Apple

Winners 2014 eVolo Skyscraper Competition

Display metrology news, Hinds Instruments, Agilent Technologies, FARO Technologies, Datacolor, Instrument Systems, and Labsphere

Video pros struggle to deliver their content everywhere by Andy Marken

The Pointer's Gamut, 3rd in a 4-part series by Kid Jansen

HDBaseT growing – but struggling…by Bob Raikes

4.5-inch 1280×720 iPhone by Jin Kim

Last Word: NTSC color celebrates its 60th birthday by James E. O’Neal

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 74

 

April 6, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Politics and displays…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Analogix/ZTE, THine/Qualcomm Technologies, Pixelteq, ISS, Roku, IDT, CYP, LRG, IDC, IHS, Strategy Analytics, Molex, Valens, SD Association/Near Field Communication Forum, Transport for London, Gartner, Cinedeck, Gefen, Sharp, Crestro,n ComScore, Sony, Fujitsu, pureLiFi, TDG, Jon Peddie Research, and Canalys

Flexible & Printed Electronics Conference & Exhibition, February 4-6, 2014, Phoenix, Arizona; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IHS, Flextronics, Nano Bio Manufacturing Consortium, and FlexTech Alliance

IDW, December 4-6, 2013, Sapporo, Japan; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Brunel University, Christie Digital Systems Japan/Christie Digital Systems Canada, Barco/Barco Japan, Oxide Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, DYOPTYKA, InfoVision Optoelectronics, ITRI, and Ghent University

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 19-22, 2013, Hong Kong, China; The vast majority of presentations from this conference are being covered in our sister newsletters 3rd Dimension, High Resolution, and Touch Panel, but here Phillip Hill covers presentations from Aichi Institute of Technology/Tokyo University of Science/Waseda University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Grenoble University

Large-area Organic Printed Electronics Convention, June 11-13, 2013, Munich, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Yonsei University, TDK4PE, Fraunhofer IWS, and CEA Liten

IMI Inkjet Technology Showcase, June 5-6, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; Phillip Hill covers presentations from IT Strategies, and ImageXpert Inc.

International Symposium on Pervasive Displays, June 4-5, 2013, Mountain View, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Aarhus University, The Open University/University College London/Northumbria University, Simon Fraser University/Partenariat du Quartier des Spectacles, University of Minho/University of Stuttgart (VIS)/Lancaster University, and ETH Zurich

SID Display Week, May 19-24, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In this final report, Phillip Hill covers the pick of the best from the poster sessions with papers from Utsunomiya University/Sharp Corporation, Nagoya University, SAIT/ETRI, LG Display, ELDIM, and Corning Display Technologies

Printed Electronics Europe, April 17-18, 2013, Berlin, Germany; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from SENTECH Instruments GmbH, Panasonic Corporation, Solar Press, and VG Scienta

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; In the third of three reports, United Nations, Attero, EWSI, Mensa Otabil, Bozowi Sell My Camera, Jason Mecier, GTSO, Electronic Recyclers International, EPEAT, and LG

Display metrology news, Rohde & Schwarz, Agilent Technologies, DVDO, and Photo Research

Tablets give everyone an opportunity to involve, be involved by Andy Marken

Do photochromic materials have a chance in the smart windows market? by Lawrence Gasman

The Pointer's Gamut, 2nd in a 4-part series by Kid Jansen

Last Word: Stuffing your brain with video…by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 73

 

February 12, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Via satellite…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Technology Strategy Board, MPEG LA, Juniper Research, Toshiba, IDC, BluFocus, TiVo, ABI Research, CEA, Strategy Analytics, USA Today, Silicon Image, DisplayPort, Gefen, IDC, Simplay Labs, Belkin, eMarketer, IHS, and TFCinfo

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, December 9-12, 2013, Sydney, Australia; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Texas at Dallas, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, University Stefan cel Mare of Suceava/UMBC Information Systems/University of Washington, and Tokyo Institute of Technology/National Institute of Informatics/Kyoto University/Future University Hakodate

Multimedia, October 21-25, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from State Key Laboratory of Information Security/Tianjin University, Academia Sinica, Kobe University, and University of Rennes

Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, October 8-11, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Google Inc., Intel Asia Pacific/East China University of Science & Technology, Technicolor/IRISA, and University of Calgary/University of St Andrews/University of Toulouse

Plastic Electronics Conference, October 8-10, 2013, Dresden, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from BASF SE, DisaSolar, 3GSolar Photovoltaics Ltd, and Yole Developpement

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, October 6-9, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Aalto University/University of St Andrews/University of Glasgow/Max Planck Institute for Informatics and Saarland University/University of Helsinki, Université Lyon/University of Munich (LMU)/IT University of Copenhagen, University of Grenoble, Technische Universität Darmstadt/Max Planck Institute for Informatics/University of California at San Diego, HugeFlow Co./Seoul National University, and RWTH Aachen University, University of Victoria/Agilent Technologies, RWTH Aachen University/Vestfold University College/Osaka University

UbiComp, September 8-12, 2013, Zurich, Switzerland; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Toulouse, Samsung Research/Duke University/AT&T Research, T.U. Delft/University of Amsterdam, and Cambridge University

Printed Electronics Europe, April 17-18, 2013, Berlin, Germany; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IDTechEx

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; RoHS, WEEE, Deutsche Welle, BIMP-EAGA, Cree, Memoori Research, and SAGE

Display metrology news: Agilent Technologies, X-Rite, Datacolor, Radiant Zemax, and Advanced Thermal Solutions

Do photochromic materials have a chance in the smart windows market? by Lawrence Gasman

The Pointer's Gamut, 1st in a 4-part series by Kid Jansen

Last Word: 2014 Innovative Displays by Raymond Soneira

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 72

 

December 30, 2013

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Interchangeability – the ultimate standard...by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: IBM, ComScore, University of Twente, Mitsubishi, Silicon Image, ABB/Bosch/Cisco/LG, Digital Entertainment Group, THine, SAGE Electrochromics, Molex, Alcatel, ATSC, HDMI Licensing, Barco, AllSeen Alliance, IDC, VESA, IDC, Spike, MHL, THine/Synopsys, ABI Research, Ooyala, ITU, Samsung Display, and Texas Instruments

Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, October 8-11, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Washington, Lancaster University, University of Glasgow, and MIT Media Lab

Quantum Dot Display Technology Trend, October 1-2, 2013, Seoul, South Korea/Tokyo, Japan; Phillip Hill covers this IHS conference with presentations from Nanoco, Nanosys, and QD Vision

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, October 6-8, 2013, Singapore; Phillip Hill covers papers from Mines ParisTech, University of Würzburg, University of Geneva, University of Manitoba/University of Dundee, and University of Texas at Dallas

CHItaly, September 16-19, 2013, Trento, Italy; Phillip Hill covers this Italian SIGCHI Chapter conference with presentations from Politecnico di Milano, TrentoRISE/Fondazione Bruno Kessler/University of Trento, and IIT-CNR/ISTI-CNR

Mobile HCI, August 27-30, 2013, Munich, Germany; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Tsukuba, Center for Usability Research & Engineering/University of Salzburg, and University of Munich/University of Glasgow

International Symposium on Pervasive Displays, June 4-5, 2013, Mountain View, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from Lancaster University, University of Oulu, University of California at Berkeley/Université Paris-Sud/INRIA Saclay, and Interactive Institute Swedish ICT

SID High Performance Displays Conference, May 23, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from XYZ Color Science, QD Vision, and IHS

SID Display Week, May 19-24, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers the fourth day of the symposium with presentations from Corning Incorporated/University of Illinois at Chicago, G-tech Optoelectronics Corporation, Corning Incorporated, and Japan Display Inc.

Printed Electronics Europe, April 17-18, 2013, Berlin, Germany; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from AMO GmbH, Bardsley Consulting, FLUXiM, and Graphene Laboratories

Electronic Displays Conference, February 27-28, 2013, Nuremberg, Germany; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from BMW Group, IHS, TechnoTeam Bildverarbeitung GmbH, and Elektrosil Systeme der Elektronik GmbH

Touch Gesture Motion America Conference, December 12-13, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from iSuppli, and US Environmental Protection Agency

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill

Display metrology news

Games are growing in popularity, use, profits by Andy Marken

The launch of AllSeen Alliance, and the next generation of open collaboration…by Andrew Updegrove

Last Word: A la carte TV: No “blue plate” special? by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 71

 

November 26, 2013

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Interchangeability – the ultimate standard...by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: EOCA/CEA, SD Association, Northern Sky Research, IPG Media Lab, Samsung, Gefen, 3M, CEA/DEG, IDC, Ericsson, Quantum Electro Opto Systems, IC Insights, SPEC/GWPG, eMarketer, Endsleigh, Plair, MIPI Alliance, THine Electronics, and Gartner

IHS Interactive Technology Summit, October 22-25, 2013, San Jose, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from PointGrab, Ricoh Innovations Corp., JVM Research, and IHS Electronics & Media

Multimedia, October 21-25, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from The University of Queensland/CSIRO/Guangxi Normal University/The University of Adelaide, Nanyang Technological University/Rakuten Inc., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and National University of Singapore/Hortonworks Inc.

Conference on Computers and Accessibility, October 21-23, 2013, Bellevue, Washington; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers the ACCESS International Conference on Computers and Accessibility with presentations from Universitat Pompeu Fabra/Yahoo Labs & Web Research Group, University of Niigata, Rochester Institute of Technology, and University of California

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, October 6-9, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Newcastle University/The University of Sydney, and Queen’s University/CFB Kingston

UbiComp, September 8-12, 2013, Zurich, Switzerland; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Michigan, Carnegie Mellon University, Lancaster University, and University of Cambridge

Spatial User Interaction, July 20-21, 2013, Los Angeles, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from York University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and University of Central Florida

Mobile HCI, August 27-30, 2013, Munich, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Northumbria University, Joseph Fourier University, Aalborg University/University of Patras, and CIT

Symposium on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling, July 19-20, 2013, Anaheim, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Fraunhofer IPK/ESAD de Reims, and University of Malta

SID Display Week, May 19-24, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers the third day of the symposium with presentations from Visteon Corporation, Dolby Laboratories, Sony Corporation, Nagoya University, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology/AU Optronics Corp., University of British Columbia, Pforzheim University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (x2), and Chilin Technology Co. Ltd.

CHI, April 27 – May 2, 2013, Paris, France; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Canterbury/TU Berlin/University of Saskatchewan, University of Washington/Google Research, KAIST, University Stefan cel Mare of Suceava/University of Lille, University of British Columbia, Max Planck Institute for Informatics/Lancaster University, University of Maryland/University of Washington, Tufts University, and Google Inc./University of Washington

Electronic Displays Conference, February 27-28, 2013, Nuremberg, Germany; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IDTechEx, ELDIM, Next System, and FlatFrog

Touch Gesture Motion America Conference, December 12-13, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Intel, IHS, iSuppli, and US Environmental Protection Agency

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; ITAD Works, Manufacturers Association for Information Technology, Dialog Semiconductor, Volkswagen Foundation/German Science Foundation/University of Utah/MIT, Prysm, SEAD Global Efficiency Award, Magnum Computer Recycling, and Glass Apps

Display metrology news, Datacolor, Instrument Systems, FARO, and Axon Digital Design

A good patent is good, a great lawyer is better by Andy Marken

Five years: yet another long strange trip…by Kathleen Maher

UHD-TV, small OLEDs, and market forecasting by Ken Werner

Last Word: Is it up or down? by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 70

 

October 30, 2013

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Do we need a Display Standards Certification Lab? by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: VisualOn, CEA, USB Implementers Forum, Sony, Fraunhofer, Innergie, VITEC, Vanguard Video, Teradek, Peerialism, MIPI Alliance, ATSC, Toshiba, IHS, Ericsson, TFCInfo, Gefen, IDC, NIST, DVDO, MPEG LA, DIGITALEUROPE, Sony/Panasonic, AdWeek/APCO Worldwide, THine, IEEE Standards Association, Mentor Graphics, Panasonic, Digital TV Research, National Taiwan University, NY Times/Pew, Silicon Image, DVDO, SMPTE, Wi-Fi Alliance/VESA, VESA, and LG/Zenith/Harris

SIGGRAPH, July 21-25, 2013, Anaheim, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Linkoping University/Bangor University, Utsunomiya University/The University of Electro-Communications, Universitat Pompeu Fabra/University of Augsburg/University of Pisa/ICREA, and Telecom ParisTech

Engineering Interactive Computing Systems Symposium, June 24-27, 2013, London, England; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Airbus Operations/University of Toulouse, University of Calgary, Louisiana State University, and ISTI-CNR

EuroITV, June 24-26, 2013, Como, Italy; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Aveiro, Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF), Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS, University of Oslo/University of Tromsø/Comoyo, and University Stefan cel Mare of Suceava

Web3D, June 20-22, 2013, San Sebastian, Spain; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Fraunhofer IGD/TU Darmstadt, Inria/NIST/DFKI/Fraunhofer IGD/Saarland University, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Vicomtech, and Virginia Tech

CHI, April 27 – May 2, 2013, Paris, France; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of St Andrews, University of Alberta (x2), University of Maryland, UMBC Information Systems/University of Maryland, Carnegie Mellon University, RWTH Aachen University, TU Berlin/University of the Arts, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Manitoba/Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, and Stockholm University

Plastic Electronics, October 9-11, 2012, Dresden, Germany; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tampere University of Technology, Dr. Schenk GmbH, Cintelliq, and IDTechEx

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Samsung, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Frost & Sullivan, WEEE, Cree, Michigan Technological University, Fairphone, and Mipwr

Display metrology news; Ocean Optics, Konica Minolta Sensing, Radiant Zemax, Quantum Data, and Westar

Smart phones… Powerful business and consumer tools by Andy Marken

The economic benefits of NIST’s role in the transition to solid state lighting by David P. Leech

Last Word: It’s “Fade to Black” for plasma and projectors in Japan by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 69

 

September 22, 2013

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Our world changes: Cassettes and telegraph…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Microsoft/Nokia, IDC, CEA, Berkeley Lab, THine/Mentor Graphics, Samsung, Intematix, IHS, Crestron, MHL Consortium, Yale University, Khronos, Nielsen, HDMI Forum, Planar, Motorola, Apple, ATSC, and HDBaseT Alliance

Korea Display Conference, June 12-13, 2013, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers presentations from IHS Electronics & Media, IHS iSuppli, and Sangyo Times

SID High Performance Displays Conference, May 23, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Alfred Poor, Nouvoyance, NHK, and Portrait Displays

SID Display Week, May 19-24, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers the second day of the symposium with presentations from KELTEK LLC, E Ink Corporation, Kent State University/Universal Display Corporation, Corning Incorporated/Rochester Institute of Technology, Planar Systems, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Food and Drug Administration, and University of Colorado/National Institute of Standards and Technology/KELTEK LLC

SID Business Conference, May 20, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Sungkyunkwan University, Canaccord Genuity, Bizwitz, and IHS

CHI, April 27 – May 2, 2013, Paris, France; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Newcastle University/University of Bristol, University of British Columbia/University of Pennsylvania, University of Manchester/University of Trento, Lancaster University/Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Google Inc, Autodesk Research/Carnegie Mellon University, and University of Swansea

Electronic Displays Conference, February 27-28, 2013, Nuremberg, Germany; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Display Messtechnik & Systeme, Meko Ltd, DisplaySearch, IS2T, and Barco Control Rooms

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 10-13, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Microsoft Research, Georgia Institute of Technology/Hochschule fuer Schauspielkunst Ernst-Busch, Eindhoven University of Technology/Umeå University, and University of Mons

Display & Touch Technologies of the Future, January 16, 2013, Sunnyvale, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SID Bay Area Chapter meeting from QD Vision, and Nanosys

Touch Gesture Motion America Conference, December 12-13, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Ocular LCD, Embedded Vision Alliance, Freescale Semiconductor, and CEVA

Plastic Electronics, October 9-11, 2012, Dresden, Germany; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Yole Développement, Frost & Sullivan, Eight19, and NPD DisplaySearch

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill: UNEP, EPA, Electronics Recycling Law, EPEAT, NCSU, IMF, UIUC, MobileMuster, Intel, Eesha Khare, and Gyula Bodonyi

Display metrology news: Ocean Optics, Bruker, BWTek, Semtech/OmniTek, Westboro Photonics, Rohde, HORIBA Scientific, and Labsphere

Smart phones…Global markets with a local approach by Andy Marken

How TVs are tested by Jay Catral

How much color do displays need? Content Delivery by Jeff Yurek

The problem with patents: Operating with blunt instruments by Andrew Updegrove

Last Word: HDMI 2.0 is here…and it’s not fast enough? by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 68

 

July 24, 2013

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Our world changes: newspapers and light bulbs…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: European Patent Office, SID, CEA, Video Services Forum, Nielsen, ABI Research, Rentrak, comScore, Adobe, Ooyala, Samsung, ABI Research, European Broadcast Union, Society of Motion Picture, Television Engineers, Video Services Forum, Thomson Video Networks, Sandvine, eMagin, SD Association, Juniper Research, Gefen, Intel, IDC, Strategy Analytics, Canaccord Genuity, TCO Development, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, DisplaySearch, IHS, Disney, Pew Research, and Osram Opto Semiconductors

SID Display Week, May 19-24, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers the first day of the symposium with presentations from BizWitz LLC, Ukai Display Device Institute, The University of Electro-Communications, Southeast University/China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., Panasonic Corporation, Microsoft, Georgia Institute of Technology, and University of London

SID Business Conference, May 20, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from 3M Optical Systems Division, Pervasive Displays, Merck KGaA, and IHS Global Insight

CHI, April 27 – May 2, 2013, Paris, France; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Max Planck Institute for Informatics/Montana Tech of the University of Montana/University of St Andrews, Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Google Inc., Università di Salerno/University of Tampere/Université de Lorraine, University of Washington, Carnegie Mellon University, Telecom ParisTech, National Taiwan University, University of Helsinki/University of Glasgow/Max Planck Institute for Informatics/University of St Andrews, KAIST, University of Washington, University of Toronto/Microsoft Applied Sciences Group, Microsoft Research/Georgia Institute of Technology/University of Southampton, and ETH Zurich

Electronic Displays Conference, February 27-28, 2013, Nuremberg, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Hy-Line Computer Components, Inova Semiconductors, Lattice Semiconductor, and MG Optical Solutions GmbH

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 10-13, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from BMW AG/BMW Research and Technology/University of Munich (LMU), Tufts University/Baylor University/University of Washington/Bowling Green State University, University of Salzburg, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and Université de Technologie de Compiègne

Plastic Electronics, October 9-11, 2012, Dresden, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Philips Research, Solliance, NPD DisplaySearch, and UDC

Touch Gesture Motion EMEA Conference, September 12-13, 2012, London, England; Phillip Hill covers a presentation at this IMS conference from IHS iSuppli

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Sims Recycling, Vodafone, Bicyclean, Panasonic, Stanford, University of Washington, CEA, Arizona State University, ams, and Dongbu HiTek

Display metrology news; Gigahertz-Optik and Leader

Your boss loves your BYOD tablet, stuff by Andy Marken

OASIS breaks the traditional standards accreditation barrier by Andrew Updegrove

Last Word: Color is back by Jeff Yurek

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 67

 

April 23, 2013

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: What comes around…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Open Photonics/VTT, TCO Development, CEA/ISRI, EPEAT, Flurry, EIZO, Leichtman Research Group, VITEC, Gartner, Beamr, Provideo, IDC, Pyramid Research, Samsung/Sharp, Deloitte, WiDi, MHL, Jumptap, Nielsen, J.D. Power and Associates, Ooyala, European Court of Justice, Pew Research, DisplayLink, iFixit, Quixel Research, Dell, Analogix, MIPI Alliance/VESA, Cambridge Pixel, LTE, ORIGOSafe, and Jon Peddie Research

SID announces 2013 Honors and Awards recipients

International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, March 19-22, 2013, Santa Monica, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Calgary, FX Palo Alto Laboratory Inc., Karlsruhe Institute of Technology/Fraunhofer IOSB, University of British Columbia/Kemerburgaz University, FX Palo Alto Laboratory/University of Hannover/University of Michigan, University of New South Wales, and University of British Columbia

User Interface Software and Technology, October 7-10, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Keio University/JST ERATO Igarashi Design Interface Project/The University of Tokyo, Disney Research/Carnegie Mellon University/The University of Tokyo, and University of Washington

Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 11-14, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Electro-Communications, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, University of Waterloo/Otto-von-Guericke-Universität/Technische Universität Dresden, Ionian University/Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Stanford University, and University of Waterloo

Printed Electronics Asia, October 2-3, 2012, Tokyo, Japan; In this report from this IDTechEx event, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Cambridge Display Technology, IDTechEx (x2), and Navigant Consulting

SID International Symposium, June 5-8, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; In this final report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from the poster sessions from Insight Media, Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., Oracle, and Samsung Display/Korea University

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 5-10, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Tampere, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Elon University, Renmin University of China/Peking University, and Aarhus School of Architecture/University of Copenhagen/Aarhus University

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Electronics Recycling Canada, Arthur Huang, West Virginia, Waste and Recycling News, Intercon/BAN, Philips, California Energy Commission, U.S. Departments of Energy, Acuity Brands, Cree, NEWLED, and Green Ray

Display metrology news; Image Engineering, ICDM, Konica Minolta, and Gooch and Housego

Options for gamers, challenges for developers by Andy Marken

LG and Samsung drop lawsuits by Jennifer Colegrove

The high price of “free” by Andrew Updegrove

Last Word: Are tablets up to the task of accurate color testing? by Jeff Yurek

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 66

 

March 1, 2013

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: The end of LCD TVs…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: ITU, Duke University, Belkin, IDC, Toshiba, ABI Research, VESA, Valens Semiconductor, Epson/HDBaseT, eyeIO, Gartner, Nielsen, Samsung/LG, LG Electronics, FCC, ATSC, Leichtman Research Group, GfK, HydraConnect, TDG, Loss Prevention Research Council, Fox, CEA, HomePlug Alliance, Silicon Image, WiGig Alliance, Cisco, Audiovox, Comscore, Net Applications, Strategy Analytics, TVF, and DisplayLink

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, December 10-12, 2012, Toronto, Ontario; Phillip Hill covers papers from Würzburg University/Beuth Hochschule, University of Arkansas, and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

UIST, October 7-10, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Canterbury/INRIA/University of Lille/University of Saskatchewan, INRIA/University of Lille/University of Waterloo, University of California Berkeley, Pixar Animation Studios, and Harvard University/University of Toronto/Northwestern University

Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, December 4-6, 2012, Ulm, Germany; Phillip Hill covers papers from TU Darmstadt/Goethe-Universität, University of Lugano, University of Augsburg/University of Canterbury, Ulm University/University of Munich, and Universidade Catolica Portuguesa/Centro Algoritmi

Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 11-14, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from ETH Zurich, University of Grenoble/CNRS Grenoble, Northwestern University, MIT Media Laboratory, and UMBC Information Systems/Bowie State University

Conference on 3D Web Technology, August 4-5, 2012, Los Angeles, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Universidade de Sao Paulo, TU Bergakademie Freiberg/University of Cooperative Education, Fraunhofer IGD/TU Darmstadt, Dresden University of Technology/T-Systems MMS, and Vicomtech Research Center

LOPE-C, June 19-21, 2012, Munich, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems (IPMS), Mid Sweden University, and National Physical Laboratory

SID International Symposium, June 5-8, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from the fourth day of the symposium and the poster sessions from Hitachi Displays/AU Optronics/Samsung Electronics/Toshiba Mobile Display/LG Display, AU Optronics, LG Display, Southeast University/Philips Research Asia, Nagoya University/University of Fukui/Nagoya Bunri University/Kobe Women's University/Aichi Gakuin University/Fukuyama City University, Nokia Research Center, and Nagoya University

International Symposium on Pervasive Displays, June 4-5, 2012, Porto, Portugal; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from RWTH Aachen University, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University/University of Lisbon, University of Siena/MIT/FBK, University of Stuttgart/TU Berlin/University of Lugano, and University of Southern Denmark

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 5-10, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Strathclyde, TU Berlin, Fraunhofer IESE, RWTH Aachen University, and Autodesk Research

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Apple, Angus Reid Forum, Sims Recycling Solutions, Basel Action Network, Microsoft/E-Waste Harvesters, Oregon State University, NanoLight, Covered Device Recycling Act, Acer Australia, and Greenpeace

Display metrology news, Si-Ware Systems/Hamamatsu Photonics, Agilent Technologies, Radiant Zemax, and University of Alabama

Beyond the dream…by Andy Marken

Last Word: In the Wake of CES 2013 -- Thoughts and afterthoughts by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 65

 

January 13, 2013

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Standards accuracy…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: ABI Research, Mintel, RCA, Parade, DLNA, DisplaySearch, MHL, 3DMark, Apple, IHS, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Displaybank, Analogix, Canon, Silicon Image, Strategy Analytics, VESA, DisplayLink, TrendForce, Everlight Electronics, Harris Interactive, NFC Forum, Gartner, Nielsen, BCG, ON Semiconductor, IDC, Corning, HDMI, MDisc, Millenniata/Imation, Consumer Electronics Association, NAB/OMVC, and USB 3.0 Promoter Group

AIMCAL, October 21-24, 2012, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Fraunhofer IWS, Bobst, Schenk Vision, and Dark Field Technologies

SID 50th Anniversary Symposium, September 29, 2012, Los Angeles, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from BizWitz

Mobile HCI, September 21-24, 2012, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Strathclyde/KeyPoint Technologies Pvt. Ltd., and Telekom Innovation Labs/University of Hannover/Universität der Künste Berlin

International Conference about Stereo-3D, July 24-25, 2012, Seefeld, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI), and Meko

Emerging Display Technologies Conference. August 13-14, 2012, Santa Clara, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from DisplaySearch

Conference on 3D Web Technology, August 4-5, 2012, Los Angeles, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Orange Labs/IRISA, Fraunhofer IGD (x2), EDF, and Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

EuroITV, July 4-6, 2012, Berlin, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Siegen, University of Lincoln, Motorola Mobility Inc., IBBT-MICT-Ghent University, and Lancaster University

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 5-10, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Oldenburg/University of Duisburg-Essen, University of Strathclyde, University of Maryland/University of Washington, Tampere University of Technology/University of Jyväskylä, National University of Singapore/Microsoft Research Asia/Chalmers University of Technology, and IT University of Copenhagen

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Intercon, Cree, Philips, Spark, CEA, Nano Labs, Rambus, PNNL, SEAD, and ams

Display metrology news: Konica Minolta/Instrument Systems, AIST, SID, Radiant Zemax, DisplaySearch, and Pro-Lite/DW Windsor Lighting

Smart phone purchasing…It’s for more than just coffee by Andy Marken

Surface RT display technology shoot-out Microsoft Surface RT – Apple iPad 3 – Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 by Raymond Soneira

Slow Growth Ahead by David Barnes

Last Word: Color at CES 2013 by Jeff Yurek

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 64

 

November 1, 2012

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Made in the USA…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: NPD DisplaySearch, CEA, Silicon Image, Nielsen, Harris, Yole Développement, Gefen, Pew Research, Project for Excellence in Journalism, Strategy Analytics, MHL Consortium, IMS Research, HDBaseT, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, GfK Singapore, ComScore, and Sumitomo Electric/Kwansei Gakuin University

DisplaySearch Emerging Display Technologies, August 13-14, 2012, Santa Clara, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from DisplaySearch

SIGGRAPH, August 5-9, 2012, Los Angeles, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from Dai Nippon Printing Co. Ltd./Ritsumeikan University, Waseda University, USC Institute for Creative Technologies/The College of William & Mary, and Virginia Tech/Alexandria University

EuroITV, July 4-6, 2012, Berlin, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Yahoo! Connected TV/Yahoo! Research, University Stefan cel Mare of Suceava, Czech Technical University, Telecom ParisTech, and CWI

Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, June 25-28, 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark; Phillip Hill covers papers from Vienna University of Technology, and Adelante Centre of Expertise in Rehabilitation and Audiology/Eindhoven University of Technology

Designing Interactive Systems, June 11-15, 2012, Newcastle, England; Phillip Hill covers papers from University Stefan cel Mare of Suceava, Université Catholique de Louvain, Keio University, and Cape Peninsula University of Technology

SID International Symposium, June 5-8, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from the third day of the symposium from Air Force Institute of Technology, 3M Company, Chimei Innolux Corp., Corning Incorporated, National Taiwan University/Chimei Innolux Corp./National Ilan University, Samsung Electronics/University of Pannonia, Yuan Ze University, and Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co. Ltd./Seikei University/Sharp Corporation/Sony Corporation

International Symposium on Pervasive Displays, June 4-5, 2012, Porto, Portugal; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Lugano (USI)/University of Stuttgart, Universidade do Minho, University of Oulu, Lancaster University/University of Stuttgart/University of Duisburg-Essen, and KU Leuven

Advanced Visual Interfaces Conference, May 21-25, 2012, Isle of Capri, Italy; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Naples “Federico II”, UNC Charlotte, Federal University of São Carlos, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid/Molde University College, and Aalborg University

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 5-10, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from KAIST, University of Tokyo, University of Saskatchewan, Texas State University, York University, and Bowling Green State University

Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications, March 28-30, 2012, Santa Barbara, California

Electronic Displays, February 29 – March 1, 2012, Nuremberg, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of the Free State (x2), Simon Fraser University/University of Alberta (x2), German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)/Microsoft Bing/Technical University Kaiserslautern, and Ball State University/Weber State University

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker

The Economic Impacts of Documentary Standards Conclusions (5th of a 5-part series) by David P. Leech and John T. Scott

Last Word: Color space confusion by Jeff Yurek

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 63

 

September 27, 2012

76 pages

Letter from the publisher: Harshness…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Gartner, Yole Développement, NPD DisplaySearch, Gamma & Density, WitsView, TrendForce, TCO, Silicon Image, Atlona, IDC, University of South Dakota, ABI Research, VESA, Intel, Kawasaki Microelectronics, DVDO, DisplayLink, HDBaseT Alliance, Ozmo/Haier, IDT/Intel, Autonomic, Parade Technologies, Strategy Analytics, Valens Semiconductor, Myricom, and Moving Picture Experts Group

Advanced Visual Interfaces Conference, May 21-25, 2012, Isle of Capri, Italy; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from PUC-Rio, Università Ca’ Foscari/Université Paul Sabatier, University of Tampere, and University of Western Sydney/University of Salerno

SID Business Conference, June 4, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; Phillip Hill covers presentations from BizWitz, Pixel Qi, IMS Research, DisplaySearch, IHS, and Tianma Micro-electronics

Graphics Interface, May 28-30, 2012, Toronto, Ontario; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Geneva/Nanyang Technological University, University of Saskatchewan (x2), and National Research Council/Carleton University/CAE Professional Services

ETRA, March 28-30, 2012, Santa Barbara, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Lund University, Rochester Institute of Technology/Texas A&M University/Washington University in St. Louis, University of Eastern Finland/Brno University of Technology, EyeTracking Inc./ San Diego State University, and Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele/2Easy s.r.l.

US FPD Smart Displays, February 28-29, 2012, San Diego, California; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Wilocity, UPnP Forum, and In-Stat

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Frost and Sullivan, LIFX Labs, GTSO, CExchange/BrightPoint, Fujitsu, CEA, and Samsung

Display metrology news: Konica Minolta, X-Rite, and Bruker

Today’s boomers – contributing, savvy, buying by Andy Marken

The Economic Impacts of Documentary Standards Survey Findings (4th of a 5-part series) by David P. Leech and John T. Scott

Sustainability in LCD manufacturing, recycling, and reuse by Avtar Singh Matharu

Last Word: Apple's retina display on the MacBook Pro by Raymond Soneira

 

Issue 62

 

August 27, 2012

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: A bit about Moses…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: ABI Research, DisplaySearch, Panasonic, TrendForce, CIMM, One-Red, Fry’s Electronics, Eric T. Schneiderman, DisplayLink/Listeq SDK, Nielsen, Ensphere Solutions, Displaybank, MetroPCS, Consumer Electronics Association, Kantar, Acer/Intel/Qualcomm/SingTel-Optus, NPD, VESA, Silicon Labs, World Bank, Canalys, Pew Research Center, Mobile Content Venture, NIST, Strategy Analytics, MHL Consortium, Consortium for Smart Energy Profile Interoperability, Silicon Image, Digital TV Research, IHS, Gartner, and MPEG Industry Forum

SID LED Lighting Evolution Conference, June 6, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this IMS organized event from Canaccord Genuity, Barclays, and IMS Research

SID International Symposium, June 5-8, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from the third day of the symposium from Samsung Electronics (x2), Raydium Semiconductor Corporation, and AU Optronics

DisplaySearch Smart TV Conference, May 24-25, 2012, Shenzhen, China; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch

Electronic Displays, February 29 – March 1, 2012, Nuremberg, Germany; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Inova Semiconductors, Xylon, Eldim, and Abertay University

US FPD Smart Displays, February 28-29, 2012, San Diego, California; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from WHDI LLC, Silicon Image, DisplaySearch, and Samsung Electronics America

Flexible Electronics & Displays Conference, February 6-9, 2012, Phoenix, Arizona; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Colnatec, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), J.A. Woollam Co. Inc., and Printovate Technologies

China Display SID Conference, November 6-9, 2011, Kunshan, China; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Shanghai Jiao Tong University/Tianma Microelectronics, TianJin University, Eldim, Industrial Technology Research Institute/Taiwan University, and Central University/Industrial Technology Research Institute/Chiao-Tung University

SID Vehicle Displays and Interfaces Symposium, October 20-21, 2011, Dearborn, Michigan; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Michigan, Ford Motor Company, and IMS Research

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Apple, Coolproducts Coalition, Rio Tinto, GeSI, INSTEON, and LumenCache

Display metrology news: B&W Tek, USHIO, Rudolph Technologies, Hanna Instruments, and Bruker

Adventures in Self-Publishing: The Electric Kool-Aid Book Promotion Test by Andrew Updegrove

The Economic Impacts of Documentary Standards: Economic Analysis Framework, (3rd of a 5-part series) by David P. Leech and John T. Scott

Smart Phone and Smart TV Interface: MHL, HDMI, and Thunderbolt by David Hsieh

Even on Mars, color matters by Jeff Yurek

Last Word: Understanding misleading display specs by Raymond Soneira

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 61

 

June 26, 2012

70 pages

Letter from the publisher: IDMS – at long last; but what does it mean? by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Plugable Technologies, DisplayLink, Strategy Analytics, NETGEAR, TVB, Apple, DisplaySearch, Parade Technologies, Silicon Image, Freescale Semiconductor, CEA, TFCinfo, Atmel, IDC, TFC, Quixel Research/TFCinfo, Intel, Digital Entertainment Group, IHS, Smart TV Alliance, 2nd Screen Society, VIZIO, AUO, Samsung Display, Anhui Provincial Development and Reform Commission, OMVC, ATSC, Hitachi Cable, RedMere, Belkin, and MIPI Alliance/USB 3.0 Promoter Group 

InfoComm 2012: Growth and Re-Invention by Pete Putman

SID International Symposium, June 5-8, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from the first day of the symposium from DuPont Displays, E Ink Corporation, Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Waseda University, Philips BG TV, Acreo AB/Mid Sweden University (MIUN), and LG Display

VRCAI, December 11-12, 2011, Hong Kong, China; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Institute of Automation CAS, University of Macau, and Technical University of Crete

Multimedia 2011, November 28 – December 1, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers a paper from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment, November 8-11, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal; Phillip Hill covers a paper from Lancaster University

China Display SID Conference, November 6-9, 2011, Kunshan, China; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Southeast University, TCL Corporate Research/Fuzhou University, Southeast University/Philips Consumer Lifestyle/Philips Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute (x2), and Zhejiang University/University of Leeds

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; E-World Online, Electronic Products Recycling Association, Nelson Mandela African Institute for Science and Technology, WalMart, EPEAT, Climatop, Electric Power Research Institute, and Vishay Intertechnology

Display metrology news: Westboro Photonics, Teledyne Technologies/LeCroy Corporation, and Radiant Zemax

Beyond the Call, the Game, the Video; there is Work by Andy Marken

Adventures in Self-Publishing: The Future of Writing and Publishing by Andrew Updegrove

The Economic Impacts of Documentary Standards: Economic Analysis Framework -- (2nd of a 5-part series) by David P. Leech and John T. Scott

Last Word: Displays can be invisible with polarized sunglasses by Raymond Soneira

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 60

 

June 14, 2012

76 pages

Letter from the publisher: IDMS – at long last; but what does it mean? by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: LG Display, Open IPTV Forum/MPEG Industry Forum, MHL Consortium, Philips/TPV, Kyocera Display Corporation, TCO, Apple, IPfolio, CEA/CEDIA, Digital Cinema Initiative, Taiwan Economics Ministry, Federal Communications Commission, TFCinfo, iSuppli, Accenture, Nielsen, KAE, Vanguard Software Solutions, Adobe, Pew Research, Viacom, Leichtman Research Group, Gartner, Displaybank, Maeil, Canalys, DisplaySearch, ABI Research, MosChip, Extron, Dolby, FuturePlus Systems, mLogic, Sumitomo Electric, Matrox, Zenverge, SKnet, and Blackmagic Design

Image Sensors, March 20-22, 2012, London, England; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this PIRA event from Caeleste, and BBC Research & Development. Most of this conference will be covered in our sister newsletter High Resolution

Electronic Displays, February 29 – March 1, 2012, Nuremberg, Germany; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Pforzheim University, XTRONIC GmbH, TechnoTeam Bildverarbeitung GmbH, and Porsche AG

US FPD Smart Displays, February 28-29, 2012, San Diego, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Toshiba America Information Systems, NPD Group, Hewlett-Packard, and Entropic Communications

SID Vehicle Displays and Interfaces Symposium, October 20-21, 2011, Dearborn, Michigan; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Ford Motor Company, Continental, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, and Technology Development Partners

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; CE HP joins ANZRP EMC 3M India's e-waste problem gets even bigger According to the latest annual report from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Bloomberg and Greenpeace China EMC, EDF and InnoCentive CEA objects to California Energy Commission Oxford Photovoltaics Sydney University CEA GE Philips Osram Sylvania SWITCH Lighting

Display metrology news compiled by Phillip Hill; Danaher/X-Rite, Gigahertz-Optik, Image Engineering, Gamma Scientific, and Instrument Systems

In today’s connected world, parents need to keep up by Andy Marken

Tablet displays under bright ambient lighting shoot-out

          Apple iPad 2 – Amazon Kindle Fire – Motorola Xoom – Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 by Raymond Soneira

Adventures in Self-Publishing: What I Learned Along the Way by Andrew Updegrove

The financial standard…

          • WitsView’s Market Confidence Index (MCI)

          • The Global Trademark for iPad by Jin Kim

The Economic Impacts of Documentary Standards: A Case Study of the Flat Panel Display Measurement Standard (FPDM),

          (1st of a 5-part series) by David P. Leech and John T. Scott

Last Word: IDMS released by Joe Miseli

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Issue 59

 

March 30, 2012

72 pages

Letter from the publisher: LCD Law…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Blockbuster/Samsung, Comcast, TE Connectivity, MHL Consortium, TCO Development, HDBaseT Alliance, Visilink, Ooyala, Microsoft/Netflix, Silicon Image, Gefen, WalMart, Parade Technologies, Molex/Altera/Gennum, MPEG LA, ATSC, NHTSA, Microsoft/Google, Apple/Samsung, US Court of Appeals, Warpia, Akoo International, Hon Hai/Sharp, Sony, Mixel/Graphin, DLNA, Cisco, comScore, In-Stat, Pew, IHS, PlaySpan, Nielsen, My Voucher Codes, DisplaySearch, Park Associates, ComScore/Apple/Google, Gartner, IHS iSuppli, IHS/Displaybank, Displaybank, and CEA

Multimedia 2011, November 28 – December 1, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Nanyang Technological University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong/The University of Toronto/Alcatel-Lucent/Facebook Inc./Microsoft Research, Exalead, and Kooaba AG

China Display SID Conference, November 6-9, 2011, Kunshan, China; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from InfoVision Optoelectronics (Kunshan) Co. Ltd., Southeast University, Xidian University, and Southeast University/Yangzhou University

SID Vehicle Displays and Interfaces Symposium, October 20-21, 2011, Dearborn, Michigan; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IHS, MicroVision Inc., Peterbilt Motors Company, and Eldim

Mobile HCI, August 30 – September 2, 2011, Stockholm, Sweden; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Toronto/Cornell University/Microsoft Research India, and Lancaster University

EuroITV’11: European Interactive TV Conference, June 29 – July 1, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tampere University of Technology/Johannes Kepler University, Ghent University, ICS-IRIT/ruwido user experience research, Ghent University/University of Uppsala, and Vrije Universiteit Brussel

SID International Symposium, May 17-20, 2011, Los Angeles, California; Our backroom staff have identified an interesting poster that slipped through the net previously, so here Phillip Hill covers this presentation from Fujitsu Laboratories

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill

Display metrology news: Ocean Optics, Ohio and Kansas State Universities, B&W Tek, Optima Research, Datacolor, International Light Technologies, and Quantum Data

Free stuff doesn’t come cheap by Andy Marken

Adventures in Self-Publishing: Selecting a Print on Demand Publisher by Andrew Updegrove

The financial standard…

     • LG Display Q4’11 data analysis… by Jin Kim

     • WitsView’s Market Confidence Index (MCI)

Last Word: Waiting for the inevitable? No company is too big to fail, not even Apple by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 58

 

February 17, 2012

70 pages

Letter from the publisher: The cartridge before the horse…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: DisplaySearch, CEA, IMS Research, Amazon, Gerson Lehrman, ITU, AOC, IEEE Standards Association, Mobile Marketing Research Association, Nattress Productions, FXI, Always Innovating, Axis Communications, Valens Semiconductor, DiiVA, DLNA, iOnRoad, Silicon Image, Samsung, Wisair, MMT, HDMI, Roku, IDC, Lenovo, Kyocera, Rovi, OmniVision, AMIMON/Lenovo, TCO, MIPI Alliance, Accell, MeFeedia, Strategy Analytics, Paramount, SANUS, Sharp, TFCinfo, Nielsen, MPEG LA, OMVC, FCC/SMPTE, Khronos Group, and Silicon Line

CES… It’s a show, it’s biz, live with it by Andy Marken

SIGGRAPH Asia Emerging Technologies, December 14-15, 2011, Hong Kong, China; Phillip Hill covers a paper from University of Bologna/CINECA

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 12-15, 2011, Hong Kong, China; Phillip Hill covers papers from Middle East Technical University, TurboSquid, Universität Bonn/GfaR mbH, MIT Media Lab/Cornell University, LG Electronics, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Printed Electronics USA, November 30 – December 1, 2011, Santa Clara, California; The majority of this conference is being covered in our sister newsletter Flexible Substrate, but here Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Navigant Consulting

Multimedia 2011, November 28 – December 1, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Yonsei University/Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, IBM Almaden Research Center, Northwestern Polytechnical University/University of Georgia, Norwegian University of Science and Technology/École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, and Tencent ResearchPeking University

China Display SID Conference, November 6-9, 2011, Kunshan, China; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Philips Lighting, TCL Corporate Research, AU Optronics Corporation, Corning Display Technologies/Dalian Maritime University, Industrial Technology Research Institute, and Xidian University

DisplaySearch China FPD Conference, September 8-9, 2011, Shanghai, China; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from TAOS, Panasign, and DisplaySearch

EuroITV’11: European Interactive TV Conference, June 29 – July 1, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Ionian University, Federal University of Paraiba, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, and Telecom ParisTech

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Google/Greenpeace, Glasgow Caledonian University, Mitsubishi, and University of Cambridge

Display metrology news compiled by Phillip Hill; Konica Minolta, Agilent Technologies, Hamamatsu Photonics, Datacolor, Ocean Optics, and Instrument Systems

TV viewing distance and screen size: A guide to correct TV placement by Andrew Ghigo

Adventures in Self-Publishing: eBook or Dead Tree? by Andrew Updegrove

The financial standard… Apple in the PC market…by Mark Fihn

WitsView’s Market Confidence Index (MCI)

Last Word: You can’t believe everything you read by Pete Putman

 

Issue 57

 

January 5, 2012

70 pages

Letter from the publisher: Driving without phones…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: NIST, NPD, Twentieth Century Fox/Shazam, Elliptic Technologies/HDCP, Visible World, WallTenna, austriamicrosystems, IEEE, Intel/LG, Intel, CEA, VibrantNation, NYRIUS/HDMI, Consumer Energy Display Industry Group, IHS iSuppli, USB, DisplayLink, Microsoft/VideoSurf, Nielsen, Qualcomm, comScore, Futuresource, FCC, Wedbush Securities, TCO, Digital TV Research, DisplaySearch, Gefen/HDMI, Scarborough Research, DisplayLink/IOGEAR, Ooyala, In-Stat, HDMI, Leichtman Research Group, America Invents Act, European Commission, Intel/Toyota, Sony/Samsung, Khronos Group, IrDA, Harbin International Ice Festival, Whitespace Regional Area Network Alliance, and ISO

AIMCAL Web Coating Conference, October 23-26, 2011, Reno, Nevada; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from C. A. Bishop Consulting Ltd

UIST, October 16-19, 2011, Santa Barbara, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Stanford University, and Industrial Technology Research Institute

eReaders 2011 Conference, September 29-30, 2011, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Hewlett Packard, Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, Inc., IDC, and iSuppli

OLEDs World Summit, September 26-28, 2011, San Francisco, California; Most of this Intertech/PIRA conference is being covered in our sister newsletter Flexible Substrate, but here Phillip Hill covers a presentation from First O-Lite

DisplaySearch China FPD Conference, September 8-9, 2011, Shanghai, China; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch (x2), Deutsche Securities Inc., and In-Stat

IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference, September 5, 2011, Berlin, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Motorola EMEA, ViewSonic, Philips Consumer Lifestyle, PayWizard, and TAOS

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 9-11, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In this report on this adjunct to the main conference, Phillip Hill covers a presentation from University of Waterloo

EuroITV’11: European Interactive TV Conference, June 29 – July 1, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Delft University of Technology/Triple IT, Aalborg University, Nokia Institute of Technology/University of Amazonas, Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK), and Technical University of Darmstadt/K.U. Leuven

SID International Symposium, May 17-20, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In this final report, Phillip Hill covers the pick of the posters with presentations from Samsung Electronics, Katedralskolan/LCOptic/Linköping University, University of Maryland, LG Display, Hiroshima Institute of Technology/Fast Corporation, National Taiwan University, Chung Hua University, Samsung Mobile Display, DuPont Displays, and AU Optronics Corporation

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; IDC, State of New Jersey Commission of Investigation, E-Waste Recycling and Reuse Services, Worldwide Recyclers, Readytech, and European Commission

Facebook ...where friends and enemies gather by Andy Marken

TV contrast ratio explained: The human eye... an issue on its own! by Andrew Ghigo

Adventures in Self-Publishing: The Introduction by Andrew Updegrove

The financial standard…WitsView’s Market Confidence Index (MCI)

Last Word: 2011 – The year in C-level departures by Andy Patrizio

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 56

 

November 23, 2011

70 pages

Letter from the publisher: A Plug for Green…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: American Academy of Pediatrics, ABI Research, Common Sense Media, Sony/Samsung, Nintendo, Hewlett Packard/Klausner Technologies, Strategy Analytics, X-Rite/Eizo, X-Rite/NEC, Mentor Graphics, Agilent Technologies/Simplay Labs, In-Stat, HDMI Licensing, CEA, Gefen, Gartner, Jon Peddie Research, MIC, DisplaySearch, ATSC, Merck/RavenBrick, Intel, and Sony/Hitachi/Toshiba/INCJ

DisplaySearch China FPD Conference, September 8-9, 2011, Shanghai, China; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch, and In-Stat

IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference, September 5, 2011, Berlin, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch, Imagination Technologies, and Sky Deutschland AG

SIGGRAPH, August 7-11, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Toronto/Adobe Systems, Inc., and The Hebrew University

EuroITV’11: European Interactive TV Conference, June 29 – July 1, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Antwerp, Brigham Young University/Pixelture Inc., University of Siegen, Motorola Mobility Inc./Institute for Informatics, and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

IMI Europe Ink Jet Technology Showcase 2011, June 8-9, 2011, Barcelona, Spain; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from ImageXpert Inc., and Pivotal Resources Limited

IMS Green Displays Conference, May 18, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from The Linde Group, Corning Display Technologies, Vizio, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

SID International Symposium, May 17-20, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In this fourth report of four, Phillip Hill covers the fourth day of the conference with presentations from National Chiao Tung University, KELTEK LLC, Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, NASA Ames Research Center, Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, University of Arizona/VCD Sciences Inc./Lumita Inc., US Food and Drug Administration, ELDIM, and Display-Metrology & Systems/Autronic-Melchers GmbH

Electronic Displays, March 2-3, 2011, Nuremberg, Germany; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Altia, and Chimei Innolux

US Flat Panel Display Conference, March 1-2, 2011, San Diego, California; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from DivX Corporation, and Roku

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; IDC Basel Convention WEEE RoHS Greenpeace

Display metrology news compiled by Phillip Hill; Photometric & Optical Testing Services and NEC

Online, in the store…let the holiday battles begin by Andy Marken

The Number Game: Playing with Contrast Ratio Numbers by Andrew Ghigo

Color by the Numbers: The Glass Half Full by David Barnes

No digital TV for me, says Intel by Jon Peddie

Thunderbolt Technology: Flashing New Developments in 2011 and Beyond by Tom Rossi

Last Word: Hey, this is really hard! by Pete Putman

 

Issue 55

 

October 13, 2011

72 pages

Letter from the publisher: Sue, sue, sue…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: NPL, Parks Associates, In-Stat, TCO, NEC Display Solutions, Matrox, Energy Star, UltraViolet, Silicon Image/MIPI, Quantenna, Ensphere Solutions, HomePlug Alliance/Wi-Fi Alliance/HomeGrid Forum/ZigBee Alliance,  IMS Research, Toshiba, DisplayLink, AUO, LG Electronics, SANUS, Silicon Image/THX, OMVC, Silicon Image/Epson, Strategy Analytics, Silicon Line, Analogix, DLNA, TFC Info, IDC, DTS/Digital Rapids, Gefen, comScore, US Patent and Trademark Office, DVDO, AMOLED Alliance, DVB, ATSC, Knowledge Networks, ITRI, PwC, Pando Networks, and SEMI

SGIA Printed Electronics & Membrane Switch Symposium, June 14-16, 2011, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers this conference organized by the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) with presentations from FLEXcon, Phoseon Technology, Underwriters Laboratories Inc, and Q-Lab Corporation

Projection Summit, June 13-14, 2011, Orlando, Florida; Phillip Hill covers presentations from XpanD, Chris Maione Associates, TCO Development, and NECSEL

SID International Symposium 2011, May 17-20, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In this third report of four, Phillip Hill covers the third day of the conference with presentations from Keio University/Saiden Chemical Industry Co. Ltd., AU Optronics Corporation, Philips Lumileds Lighting, LG Display, Technicolor Research & Innovation, and University of Nantes/Mid Sweden University (MIUN)/Acreo AB

The Power of LEDs Displaybank Seminar, May 3, 2011, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Displaybank, Samsung, Philips Lumileds, and Bardsley Consulting

DisplaySearch Taiwan FPD International Conference, April 14-15, 2011, Taipei, Taiwan; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, and DisplaySearch Taiwan

Smart Fabrics Conference, April 4-6, 2011, London, England; In this report from this Intertech/PIRA event, Phillip Hill covers a presentation from the Oeko-Tex Certification Center

Electronic Displays, March 2-3, 2011, Nuremberg, Germany; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from National Semiconductor, Rood Microtec, and Hendy Consulting

US Flat Panel Display Conference, March 1-2, 2011, San Diego, California; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from HP Displays Business Unit, Fujitsu America, and DisplaySearch

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Apple, RoHS, Samsung, Carbonfund, University of Michigan, and ITRI

Display metrology news compiled by Phillip Hill; Labsphere, SpectraCal/basICColor, Horiba Scientific, Hammamatsu, and Agilent

For kids, it’s just seamless communications by Andy Marken

Projection screen gain, ambient light, and projector output by Andrew Ghigo

Introduction to Power over HDBaseT contributed by the HDBaseT Alliance

Panasonic’s TH-42BT300U Reference-Grade PDP by Pete Putman

3D TV Display Technology Shoot-Out by Raymond Soneira

NEC Multisync P series with new 24-inch display by Randall S. Newton

Last Word: Colors and Response Times by Jin Kim

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 54

 

September 13, 2011

72 pages

Letter from the publisher: A decade ago…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: European Commission, IDC, HDBaseT Alliance, Leichtman Research Group, IHS Screen, Digest Direct TV Research, Barkley, Parks Associates, IHS iSuppli, Sony/Toshiba/Hitachi, FCC/SMPTE, Oregan Networks, Newport/Ophir Optronics, FCC, CEA, Silicon Image, Silicon Image/Toshiba, Key Digital, ON Semiconductor, Atlona/DisplayLink, GE Global Research, Informa Telecoms & Media, Apple, Rainbow Fish, Millenniata/LG, Rovi/Hulu, Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, DisplaySearch, ABI Research, Canalys, comScore, Key Digital, LG/Sony, Texas Instruments, IMS Research, Direct TV Research, HD-PLC Alliance, DisplayLink, Accell, CJ HelloVision, ATSC, Microsoft, Valens Semiconductor, Gefen, MeFeedia, DiiVA Consortium, NEC/Lenovo, Gartner, Point Grey/AMD, RedMere/PNY, AU Optronics/Samsung, Nielsen, and Entertainment ID Registry

IMI Europe Ink Jet Technology Showcase, June 8-9, 2011, Barcelona, Spain; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Xennia, AtomJet, and I.T. Strategies

IMS Green Displays Conference, May 18, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Samsung Electronics, IMS Research, Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, and Merck KgA

SID International Symposium, May 17-20, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In this second report of four, Phillip Hill covers the second day of the conference with presentations from Secure Communication Systems, Inc./Tactical Displays, Inc./Tannas Electronic Displays, Inc., Schepens Eye Research Institute/Harvard Medical School, Center for Devices and Radiological Health/The George Washington University/University of Maryland, Kagoshima University, HP Labs/Stanford University/Phicot Inc./PowerFilm Inc., Center for Devices and Radiological Health/The George Washington University/University of Maryland/Barco, Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association/Japan Ergonomics National Committee, National Taiwan University/National Taipei University of Technology, Marvell India Pvt. Ltd./Ricoh Innovations, Inc., Parade Technologies, Inc., and Silicon Works Co. Ltd./LG Display Co. Ltd./KAIST

International Display Workshop 2010, December 1-3, 2010, Fukuoka, Japan; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers this event sponsored by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the session on display electronic systems. Presentations from Renesas Electronics Corporation/The University of Tokyo, Hitachi Ltd, Sharp Laboratories of America, Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, and Keio University

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill

Display metrology news: SpectraCal/X-Rite, Agilent Technologies, Pro-Lite, CRAIC Technologies, ZEMAX/Radiant Imaging Datacolor

Mobile devices – a matter of balance, style by Andy Marken

The financial standard…

     + The Apple Express…by Mark Fihn

     + WitsView’s Market Confidence Index (MCI)

Hauppauge WinTV Aero-M ATSC/MH USB tuner by Pete Putman

Is HTML5 the Skeleton Key to Apple’s walled garden? by Steve Sechrist

Last Word: Apple Thunderbolt Display by Jin Kim

 

Issue 53

 

July 31, 2011

68 pages

Letter from the publisher: Customer service…three tales by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Silicon Image, Quantenna Communications, DisplaySearch, Mixel, Thinklogical/SpectraCal, Universal Electronics, RedMere, Parks Associates, Kordz, Lenovo/Medion, Cisco, Samsung/AU Optronics, LG Electronics/DiiVA, Sony, Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, Belkin, VESA, HDBaseT Alliance, MTVN, In-Stat, Qualcomm, 3M, Brightstar/Flipswap, and UltraViolet

eBook & Tablet Market Evolution Conference, May 19, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In this report from this conference jointly organized by IMS and SID, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Consumer Electronics Association, IMS Research, and Samsung Telecommunications America

SID International Symposium, May 17-20, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In this first report of four, Phillip Hill covers the first day of the conference with presentations from Chimei Innolux Corp., Rockwell Collins Optronics, Wamco Incorporated, ELDIM, University of Leeds, Rochester Institute of Technology/Entertainment Experience LLC, 3M Company, and Qualcomm MEMS Technologies Inc.

3rd Annual SID/DisplaySearch Business Conference, May 16, 2011, Los Angeles, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch and BizWitz

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 7-12, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers papers on eye-tracking from University of Edinburgh/University of Dundee, Utrecht University/University of Twente, and PayPal

Chemicals and Materials for Printed Electronics, January 19, 2011, Manchester, England; This event was organized by the UK’s Electronics, Sensors, and Photonics Knowledge Transfer Network (ESP KTN). Most of the presentations have been covered in our sister newsletter Flexible Substrate, but here Phillip Hill covers a presentation from the Environmental Sustainability Knowledge Transfer Network

International Display Workshop 2010, December 1-3, 2010, Fukuoka, Japan; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers this event sponsored by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the session on applied vision and human factors. Presentations from Industrial Technology Research Institute/Chung Hwa Picture Tubes, Sharp Corporation/Rochester Institute of Technology, LG Display, Beijing Normal University, and ATR/NICT

Printed Electronics Asia 2010, October 13-14, 2010, Hong Kong, China; In this third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers a presentation at this IDTechEx event from University of Hong Kong

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Apple, Zhejiang University, Computer Aid, CRN, JJI, Call to Action, TÜV Rheinland/GreenSoft Technology, Samsung Electronics/Climate Savers Computing Initiative, Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, NSES, US Department of Energy, and Interbrand/Toyota/3M/Siemens 

iWhatever is the answer…what was the question? by Andy Marken

Tablet sale; the benefits of being a late adopter by Jon Peddie

Tablet display technology shoot-out by Raymond Soneira

The financial standard…WitsView’s Market Confidence Index (MCI)

Last Word: OTT and home TV by Norman Hairston

Calendar of events

 

Issue 52

 

June 6, 2011

 70 pages

Letter from the publisher: Can Apple’s success continue indefinitely? A discussion about arrogance...by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Gartner, AUO/Sharp, DigiTimes, Displaybank, DisplaySearch, ABI Research, Canalys, Nielsen, IMS Research, Horowitz Associates, SEMI, Infonetics Research, Pike Research, In-Stat, Khronos Group, Gefen, Silicon Image, Analogix, Mobile DTV Forum, DisplayLink, FCC Work Group, FUJITSU TEN, Parade Technologies, HDMI Licensing, Adobe, Consortium for Solar Lighting, Solar Junction, Philips, Acer, Google, Skype, Geodesic, Analog Devices, Quantenna, Apple, Optibase, Key Digital, Vidyo, Cree, World Wide Web Consortium, National Semiconductor/Texas Instruments, Amimon/FIC, Car Connectivity Consortium, Dish Network/Blockbuster, HQME, Chrontel, DisplayLink/Plugable, University of New Hampshire/MIPI Alliance, DisplayLink/ViewSonic, and PLX

Electronic Displays 2011, March 2-3, 2011, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Meko Ltd, Lattice Semiconductor, Inova Semiconductors GmbH, and Osram Opto Semiconductors; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch (x3) and 3M Optical Systems Division

US Flat Panel Display Conference, March 1-2, 2011, San Diego, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch (x3) and 3M Optical Systems Division

International Display Workshop 2010, December 1-5, 2010, Fukuoka, Japan; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers this event sponsored by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the session on applied vision and human factors. Presentations from Shizuoka University, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (x2), Toyo University, National Cheng Kung University, AU Optronics Technology Center, AU Optronics Corporation, Shizuoka University, Numazu National College of Technology/Shizuoka University, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Sharp Corporation/Hokkaido University

Printed Electronics Asia 2010, October 13-14, 2010, Hong Kong, China; In this second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this IDTechEx event from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Infinite Power Solutions, Peking University, and Sinoceramic Inc.

IMID/IDMC/Asia Display, October 11-15, 2010, Seoul, South Korea; In this fourth report of four, Phillip Hill covers papers from LG Display, Q-Sys Co. Ltd./Chosun University, and LG Display R&D Center

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Apple, WEEE/RoHS, Energy-using Products Directive, Agilyx, Consumer Electronic Association, Solving the E-Waste Problem, Intel, TCO Certified Edge, U2M/Ripon Recycling, Luxeon, TAOS, and Sharp/Energy Star

Display metrology news compiled by Phillip Hill; ELDIM, Radiant Imaging/Zemax Development Corp, Nanometrics, BAPCo, Datacolor, ScatterMaster/Lambda Research Corporation, Pro-Lite/SphereOptics, and Möller-Wedel Optical 

New consumer, new tools, equals new normal: You can never be too good looking, too slim, have too much storage by Andy Marken

Is DVB-H DOA in the EU? by Steve Sechrist

Visual task evaluation and optimization by Colin M. Cartwright

Last Word: Reading between the lines… by Pete Putman

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Issue 51

 

March 10, 2011

73 pages

Letter from the publisher: Ads you will never see again…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Intel, Apple, LaCie, Photonics21, JRC, Amazon, HDBaseT Alliance, Element14, Mirics, Lenovo, Underwriters Laboratories, Mefeedia, MIPI Alliance, MPEG LA, Brightcove/LG Electronics, University of Cambridge, Google, Yomiuri Shimbun, Displaybank, iSuppli, Futuresource Consulting, WitsView, DisplaySearch, and Quixel Research.

International Display Workshop 2010, December 1-5, 2010, Fukuoka, Japan; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers this event sponsored by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the sessions on LC science and technology; active matrix displays; FPD manufacturing, materials & components; plasma display panels; OLEDs; 3D/hyper-realistic displays & systems; and applied vision & human factors. Presentations from Industrial Technology Research Institute, Sharp Corporation, TPO Displays/Chimei Innolux Corp., GeniSys K.K./GeniSys GmbH, CH2M HILL, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Korea University, NTT Cyber Space Laboratories, ELDIM (x2), Utsunomiya University/Canon Inc./International University of Health and Welfare, Gunma University, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology/University of Leeds, and Sony

Printed Electronics USA 2010, November 30 - December 2, 2010, Santa Clara, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this IDTechEx event from Cymbet Corporation, and Zed Studio

Prinse’10 Seminar, November 23-24, 2010, Oulu, Finland; In a report from this industry seminar on printed intelligence organized by PrintoCent, an initiative led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Phillip Hill covers presentations from VTT (x2), Centro Ricerche Fiat, and FocalSpec

Color and Imaging Conference, November 8-12, 2010, San Antonio, Texas; In this report, Phillip Hill covers papers from Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Fraunhofer FIRST/Gjøvik University College, Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Philips Research Europe, Chiba University, SAIT Samsung Electronics, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, and Ewha Womans University

Printed Electronics Asia 2010, October 13-14, 2010, Hong Kong, China; In this first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this IDTechEx event from Dust Networks, EnOcean, Adidas Wearable Sports Electronics, ASTRI, and The Chinese University of Hong Kong

IMID/IDMC/Asia Display, October 11-15, 2010, Seoul, South Korea; In this third report of four, Phillip Hill covers papers from Dankook University, LG Display Research & Development Center (x2), Konan University (x2), Hong Ik University, and LG Display

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker

Education + Infrastructure + Innovation by Andy Marken

Selecting Your Home Theater Projector Screen: A step-by-step process to selecting the right projection screen for your home entertainment by Andrew Ghigo

Apple iPhone 4 LCD display shoot-out by Raymond Soneira

Color by the Numbers: End of an Epoch by David Barnes

Did Intel’s new Thunderbolt strike Light Peak dead? by Tom Rossi

The Last Word: iPhone 5 – “The New Flesh” by Norman Hairston

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 50

 

February 19, 2011

65 pages

Letter from the publisher: An interesting list…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: CEA, Blinkx, DECE, AU Optronics, Japan Broadcasting Corp, Cisco/Inlet, MPEGIF, NEC/Lenovo, Synerchip/DiiVA, Skype, ivi, ACCESS/Panasonic, TCO, WirelessHD Consortium, Black Box, SiBEAM, Samsung/Adobe, Analog Devices, Universal Electronics, Digital Video Broadcasting Project, Rovi, Veebeam, Google, Analogix, DisplayLink, Sears, Parade Technologies, LiMo Foundation, Hauppauge, Sprint, IEEE, VESA, Displaybank, Simplay Labs, Khronos Group, LG Electronics/Synerchip, Celeno Communications/Technicolor, MPEG LA, DisplayLink/Mobile Monitor Technologies, Cavium, Mirics/SAPPHIRE, HDMI Licensing, DisplaySearch, Gartner, IDC, SideReel, DigiTimes, WitsView, In-Stat, Deal, and IMS Research

SIGGRAPH Asia 2010, December 15-18, 2010, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers a paper from the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies

TV 3.0 – Innovations in TV & Content Delivery, December 7-8, 2010, Los Angeles, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Envivio/NDS/Nagravision/Irdeto/Verimatrix/ Civolution, Entropic Communications, IMS Research, and Nagra Kudelski

IMID/IDMC/Asia Display, October 11-15, 2010, Seoul, South Korea; In this second report of four, Phillip Hill covers papers from ELDIM, KELTEK, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Samsung Mobile Display, University of Pannonia/Samsung-SAIT, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Radiant Imaging Inc., Samsung LED, Daejin University, LG Electronics, and Pusan National University

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill

Display metrology news compiled by Phillip Hill; Pro-Lite, Konica Minolta Sensing Americas/B&W Tek, Quantel, Unigraf, Sphereoptics, and Tektronix

New consumers, new markets, new economy…by Andy Marken

Calculating the total cost of ownership by Ted Pollak

Are LED manufacturers adding too much capacity? by Ross Young

The financial standard…

  + 11 years of Apple…by Mark Fihn

  + WitsView’s Market Confidence Index (MCI)

Last Word: A standard user interface – boon or bane? by Aldo Cugnini

 

Issue 49

 

December 29, 2010

65 pages

Letter from the publisher: The end of the PC…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: AIES/DOE/ANSES, Rovi/Sonic Solutions, Digital Cinema Open System Alliance, Qualcomm, AT&T/Qualcomm, Mobile Content Venture, Futuresource Consulting, Sony, Toshiba, NetMarketShare, IEEE, ITRI/LG, Optibase/Focus, CEA, Soladigm, Energy Star, Canon, HDcctv Alliance, Parade Technologies, Analog Devices, IDT, Silicon Image, Alereon, WHDI Alliance, HDBaseT Alliance, HDMI/CESI Technology Company, DisplayLink/VIA Labs, MHL, DisplayLink/IOGear/Plugable/MMT/Q-Wave/Sewell/Soundgraph/Taeseok, Gefen, Atlona, iSuppli, DisplaySearch, NPD Group, Gartner Group, Forrester Research, DigiTimes Research, TPV/Foxconn, AVC, WitsView, GfK, IMS Research, EH Research, and Oregan Networks

SID Vehicles and Photons, October 21-22, 2010, Dearborn, Michigan

IMID/IDMC/Asia Display, October 11-15, 2010, Seoul, South Korea

SID Display Week, May 25-28, 2010, Seattle, Washington

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker

Status on the ICDM and the Display Measurement Standard by Joe Miseli

LCD response time – Is faster always better? LCD televisions, image lag and 120Hz/240Hz operation by Andrew Ghigo

3M + Acer = All day computing and then some…by Jin Kim

The financial standard…

  +  Taxes and growth by Mark Fihn

  +  WitsView’s Market Confidence Index (MCI)

Color by the Numbers: Diverging Markets by David Barnes

The Last Word: A fine, fine line: Avenue Q's guide to the small print…by Fluppeteer

 

Issue 48

 

December 20, 2010

 66 pages

Letter from the publisher: Anti Sherman…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: AMD/Dell/Intel/Lenovo/Samsung Electronics LCD Business/LG Display, THine, Gefen, Intertek, TCL/DiiVA, SMART/IMS Global Learning Consortium, Foxconn/DiiVA, CableLabs, Analogix, SEMI, Magenta Research, CEA/CEDIA, Silicon Image, 3M, WiGig Alliance/VESA, Newport Media, Horowitz Associates, Quixel Research, Gartner, In-Stat, PIRA/The Smithers Group, IHS/iSuppli, DigiTimes Research, FTC, Silicon Image/CESI Tech, FCC, PriceSCAN, Intel, Wi-Fi Alliance/HomePlug Powerline Alliance, Agilent/Allion Test Labs, Qualcomm, Hitachi/MaxLinear, InFocus, Philips, and Sony

IMI Europe Digital Printing Week, October 25-29, 2010, Lisbon, Portugal; Most of the presentations at this conference have been, or will be, covered in our sister magazine Flexible Substrate, but Phillip Hill covers part of a presentation here from Integration Technology

SID Vehicles and Photons, October 21-22, 2010, Dearborn, Michigan; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from iSuppli, Automotive Embedded Systems, and University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute

Plastic Electronics Conference & Exhibition, October 19-21, 2010, Dresden, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from SOPRALAB/Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Acuity Brands Lighting, Osram OLED, and sim4tec GmbH

OLEDs World Summit, September 27-29, 2010, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Plextronics, LG Display, and Universal Display Corporation

IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference, September 3, 2010, Berlin, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch (x2), IBM Global Business Services, Elcoteq SE, and Institut für Rundfunktechnik

SID Display Week, May 25-28, 2010, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers presentations from days two and three of the conference. Papers from New Paltz/Sichuan COC Display Devices Co. Ltd, Hiroshima University, Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association/Japanese Ergonomics National Committee, National Taiwan University/National Taiwan University of Science and Technology/AU Optronics Technology Center, Sharp Corporation, Samsung Mobile Display, Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corp., National Chiao Tung University, and Universal Display Corp./AU Optronics Corporation

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; MicroPro, Greenpeace, Birgit Werres, Stena, National Cheng Kung University, The Responsible Electronics Recycling Act of 2010, MIT, and EU/RoHS2

Display metrology news compiled by Phillip Hill; Atlona Technologies, Canvys, Konica-Minolta, Sunrise Telecom, Pantone, and Datacolor

New consumer, new tools, equals new normal by Andy Marken

Why existing brightness controls and light sensors are effectively useless: Wasting lots of energy and battery power, reducing screen readability, and causing eyestrain by Raymond Soneira

The Last Word: Auld Lang Syne: Farewell to VGA…by Fluppeteer

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 46+47

Double Issue

 

October 8, 2010

112 pages

Letter from the publisher: The Display Standard contributors…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: High Tech Spectrum Coalition, THX/BluFocus, DVB, SID, Google, Intel, Mobile500 Alliance, Qualcomm, Audiovox, Silicon Image, DiiVA, Audio Authority, Monster, Molex, Ethereal, HDMI, RedMere, D&S, THine Electronics, Parade Technologies, DisplayLink, SMPTE, Sigma Designs, Xpike Innovation, Portrait Displays/Intel, Sharp, Microchip Technology, Tel Aviv University, CEA-Leti, Ghent University/IMEC, GLO, Petrov Group, DigiTimes, iSuppli, NPD Group, DisplaySearch, Blackmagic Design/EchoLab, RadiSys, Freescale/Vestel Electronics, Mozilla, RVU Alliance, MPEG LA, IDT, CEA, Kanex, IP Vision/Project Canvas, and HannStar Display

Displaybank US Conference, September 15, 2010, Santa Clara, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Displaybank, IMS Research, and OSRAM Opto Semiconductors

IMI Ink Jet Technology Showcase, September 8-9, 2010, Baltimore, Maryland; Phillip Hill covers presentations from ImageXpert Inc., and Xennia

TV Ecosystem Conference, August 18, 2010, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers this DisplaySearch conference with presentations from DisplaySearch (x2), and the Natural Resources Defense Council

Digital Signage Conference, August 17, 2010, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers this DisplaySearch conference with presentations from DisplaySearch, LG Electronics, and Canvys Visual Technology Solutions

EuroITV Conference on Interactive TV and Video, June 9-11, 2010, Tampere, Finland; Phillip Hill covers papers from Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, Alcatel-Lucent, 21media innovations/Lancaster University, Motorola, and IBBT-MICT-UGent/UGent-C.R.E.A.T.I.V.E.

Projection Summit, June 7-8, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Corning Incorporated, TCO Development, and Amimon

TV 3.0 – The Future of TVs, May 26-27, 2010, Seattle, Washington; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Mflex, IMS Research, and WirelessHD

SID Display Week, May 25-28, 2010, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers presentations from day two of the conference. Papers from ELDIM, Samsung Electronics, NTT DOCOMO Research Labs/NEC LCD/Hitachi/Toshiba/Epson Imaging Devices/Sanyo Electric/Sharp/Mitsubishi Electric/Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association/Toshiba Mobile Display/AIST, Nokia Research Center, Samsung SDI, Chung Hua University, Sharp Corporation/CIS Laboratories Inc./Rochester Institute of Technology, National Chiao Tung University, National Chiao Tung University, and Stantum 

FINETECH JAPAN, April 14-16, 2010, Tokyo, Japan; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from UL International, VDE, and National Semiconductor

Printed Electronics Europe, April 13-14, 2010, Dresden, Germany; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Atlas MTT GmbH

Electronic Displays, March 3-4, 2010, Nuremberg, Germany; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA), and the German Flat Panel Display Forum (DFF)

IDW ’09, December 9-11, 2009, Miyazaki, Japan; In this fourth report of four, Phillip Hill covers this conference organized by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the session on applied vision and human factors. Presentations from Rochester Institute of Technology, NTT Cyber Space Laboratories, Panasonic Corporation/Osaka City University, NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories, EIZO Nanao Corporation, Hiroshima Institute of Technology/Fast Corporation, ITRI/Keio University, National Chiao Tung University, and National Taiwan University of Science & Technology

Interview with Tushar Dhayagude from mSilica

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Mark Fihn

Display metrology news compiled by Phillip Hill; BT Imaging, Faro, Dark Field Technologies, Instrument Systems, Unigraf, Quantum Data, ITWorks, LeCroy, Tektronix, Radiant Imaging/DELTA Light & Optics, StellarNet, B&W Tek/Konica Minolta, Video Clarity, Datacolor, Image Engineering, Pro-Lite, and SpectraCal

TCO Certified Edge rewards halogen free displays...by Clare Hobby

Housewide Storage by Andy Marken

Battle looming for TV OS by Andrew Eisner

ivi.tv Debuts “Disruptive Online TV” by Aldo Cugnini

Advances in optical IO transport for video applications by Tom Rossi

The financial standard: “Red and Blue…” by Mark Fihn

Color by the Numbers: Osborning through display space by David Barnes

Last Word: 23 tips for buying the best HDTV by Raymond Soneira

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 44+45

Double Issue

 

July 31, 2010

 100 pages

Letter from the publisher: “Oh! what a tangled web”...by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Chi Mei, European Union, MPEGIF/ISMA, Blu-ray Disc Association, Redbox, Rambus/Uni-Pixel, DisplaySearch, IDC, Gartner, iSuppli, NPD, In-Stat, ABI Research, Jon Peddie Research, Consumer Electronics Association, HDBaseT Alliance, Crestron, ASUS/SiBEAM, WirelessHD, Intel, Iogear/Netgear, MHL Consortium, Atlona Technologies, Analog Devices, VESA, Analogix Semiconductor, Belkin, Apple, Comprehensive Cable, Cables To Go, Gefen, RGB Networks/RipCode, ATEN, Sungale, Acer, Samsung, DiBcom, NEC Display Solutions, Mediacom, Keynote Systems, Carl Zeiss MicroImaging, ANSI, MiniFrame/DisplayLink, Datacolor, DLNA, SEMI, WiGig Alliance, WHDI, HomePlug Powerline Alliance, OMTP/WAC, HDCP, and Google

TV 3.0 – The Future of TVs, May 26-27, 2010, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Amimon, BizWitz, and Hillcrest Labs

The Future of Lighting and Backlighting Conference, May 26, 2010, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers presentations from this IM/SID organized event: Seattle City Light, Strategies Unlimited, and Supertex, Inc.

SID Display Week, May 25-28, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers presentations from day one of the conference. Papers from Samsung Electronics (x4), AU Optronics Corporation, Sharp Laboratories of America, Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Chi Mei Innolux Corp., University of Nantes/Acreo AB/NASA Ames Research Center, and NASA Ames Research Center

SID DisplaySearch Business Conference, May 24, 2010, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch, Sharp Laboratory of America, and Vizio

Printed Electronics & Membrane Switch Symposium, May 18-20, 2010, Phoenix, Arizona; Phillip Hill covers this SGIA-organized event with presentations from ASTM International, and Q-Lab Corporation

Interactive Displays 2010, April 20-22, 2010, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Pañña Consulting, Motorola Inc., and Microsoft Surface

FINETECH JAPAN, April 14-16, 2010, Tokyo, Japan; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from BOE Technology Co. Ltd., AUO, Hsinchu Chiao Tung University, and AU Optronics Corporation 

Eye Tracking Research and Applications, March 22-24, 2010, Austin, Texas; Phillip Hill covers papers from Fukuoka University, and York University

Electronic Displays, March 3-4, 2010, Nuremberg, Germany; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Actel, Lattice Semiconductor Corp., Inova Semiconductors, and Epson Europe Electronics GmbH

IDW ’09, December 9-11, 2009, Miyazaki, Japan; In this third report of four, Phillip Hill covers this conference organized by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the sessions on 3D, plasma display panels, and applied vision and human factors. Presentations from Japanese Ergonomics National Committee/Seiko Epson/SANYO Electric/NEC LCD Technologies/Hitachi/NTT DOCOMO/Mitsubishi Electric/Toshiba Mobile Display Technology/Toshiba/AIST, NHK Science and Technology Research Labs/Panasonic Corporation, Southeast University/Philips Consumer Lifestyle/Philips Research Laboratories, LG Display, University of Tokyo/Sony Corporation, Gunma University, National Tsing Hua University/National Chiao Tung University/Pennsylvania State University, and Rochester Institute of Technology

Symposium on Flexible Organic Electronics, July 8-10, 2009, Halkidiki, Greece; Phillip Hill summarizes research papers from Agilent Technologies, Ecole Polytechnique/CEA-Liten, and R. Sklyar

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Mark Fihn; RoHS, WEEE, Energy Using Products Framework Directive, BBC, UK Data Protection Act, Google, Intertech/PIRA, University of York, The Refinishing Touch, UDC, Dell. and Greenpeace

Staying in Touch by Andy Marken

Why eBook reader prices will continue to fall by Ross Young

Party like its 1999 by Norman Hairston

Accelerating Apple iPad performance by Tom Rossi

The future of analog component video by Bill Paul

The financial standard…

Color by the Numbers: Not So Fast by David Barnes

Last Word: iPhone 4 Retina display performance…by Raymond Soneira

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 42+43

Double Issue

 

May 21, 2010

100 pages

Letter from the publisher: The scourge of specsmanship…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: MIC, Gartner, DisplaySearch, ABI Research, TFC Info, Jon Peddie Research, IMS Research, IDC, Quixel Research, Nielsen, In-Stat, Displaybank, Technology Business Research, Sony, Intel/Sony/Logitech/Best BuyDISH Network/Adobe/Google, People of Lava, Dell, AUO/LG Display, EPA/DOE, Energy Star, NTT Electronics, Hillcrest Labs, Silicon Image/Samsung, Testronic Labs, Coincident TV/Ascent Media, Zixi/PeerTV, Portrait Displays/Intel, HomePlug Powerline Alliance, VESA, IDC, Blackmagic Design, LiveU, CPC, Toshiba, WirelessHD Consortium, Mvix, Harman International, Atlona Technologies, Audio Authority, HDMI Licensing, Chrontel, Analogix, DisplayLink, DisplayLink/Diamond, BenQ, Intel, Prysm, Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, Luminus/Forepi, Redwood Systems, UCI Forum, Agilent Technologies, Dolby, Blu-ray Disc Association, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, Panasonic, Samsung/DivX, Nokia, and Instrument Systems/X-Rite 

Image Sensors Europe, March 23-25, 2010, London, England; In this report on the IntertechPira conference, Phillip Hill covers presentations from CSEM, Image Engineering, University of Heidelberg/Sony Deutschland GmbH, Imatest, and RICAtek

Electronic Displays, March 3-4, 2010, Nuremberg, Germany; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Meko, ABLE Design, Merck KGaA, MG Optical Solutions GmbH, Display-Metrology & Systems, and F&S Elektronik Systeme GmbH

DisplaySearch US FPD Conference, March 2-3, 2010, San Diego, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch, and Toshiba America Information Systems Inc.

Flexible Electronics & Displays Conference, February 1-4, 2010, Phoenix, Arizona; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Marc Chason and Associates, Inc., and Hewlett-Packard

Power Saving for Displays, January 26-27, 2010, Oxford, England; Phillip Hill covers this Sharp/SID hosted event with presentations from 3M Optical Systems Division, and Sharp Europe Laboratories

IDW ’09, December 9-11, 2009, Miyazaki, Japan; In this second report, Phillip Hill covers this conference organized by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the sessions on 3D; projection and large-area displays, and their components; and OLEDs. Presentations from Topcon Corp./Osaka University, AIST/NEC LCD Technologies/Epson I. D./Toshiba/Hitachi/Sharp/NTT DoCoMo/Sanyo Electric/Mitsubishi Electric/3D Consortium/Toshiba Mobile Display/YOSH Consultancy/Japanese Ergonomics National Committee, Hitachi, ELDIM, Seiko Epson/Shinshu University/Epson Research and Development, Tohoku University, Seiko Epson Corporation, Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd., Yeungnam University/Kyungpook University, and National Tsing Hua University 

Eurodisplay 2009/IDRC, September 14-17, Rome, Italy; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from ELDIM, Barco Technology Center, National Chiao Tung University, Hitachi/Toshiba/NEC LCD Technologies/Seiko Epson/NTT DoCoMo/Mitsubishi Electric/Toshiba Mobile Display/AIST/Japanese Ergonomics National Committee, and NEC LCD Technologies/Toshiba/Seiko Epson/3D Consortium/Sharp/Sanyo Electric/NAMCO BANDAI Games/Hitachi/Mitsubishi Electric/NTT DoCoMo/Sony/AIST/Toshiba Mobile Display Technologies/Japanese Ergonomics National Committee

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Garb Oil & Power Corporation, Greenpeace, Acer, Energy Star, Philips, NEC Display Solutions, Sony, The Basel Action Network, Federal Trade Commission, Philips Lumileds, ITI, NRDC, Osram/Artison, UDC/Moser Baer, NCER, Department of Energy, MTI MicroFuel Cells, IERCE, ViewSonic, Sprint/Samsung, CodeGreen Solutions, Natcore Technology, Onset, IPSO alliance, Frost & Sullivan, Google, Office Depot, Electronics Recyclers International, and Dell

Boomers … the numbers, the markets keep growing by Andy Marken

LED Confusion Continues by Jennifer Colegrove and Chris Connery

Corporate Green by Matt Brennesholtz

The financial standard…

  -- “Last follower” by Mark Fihn

  -- WitsView’s Market Confidence Index (MCI)

Color by the Numbers: Variable Costs Reduce the Benefit of Scale by David Barnes

Classic Pete: Contrast, Shmontrast! by Pete Putman

Last Word: Display Myths Shattered… by Raymond Soneira: How Monitor & HDTV Companies Cook Their Specs: Take everything you think you know about displays and throw it out the window. It's time for a clinic on what display specs really mean – brace yourself…

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 40+41

Double Issue

 

March 2, 2010

100 pages

Letter from the publisher: Feedback…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Zhaga, HDBaseT Alliance, WiGig Alliance, SiBEAM, WirelessHD, Scribd, DiiVA, Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem, Netgear, Sigma Designs, Toshiba/Best Buy, LG, JVC, Microsoft, Mobile High-Definition Interface Working Group, SiTune, LG/Panasonic/Samsung, Sony, Panasonic, Elgato, DVB, HDMI Licensing, NEMA, Gaming Standards Association, Apple/HTC, 1394 Trade Association/HANA, MONKEYmedia, International Digital Media Alliance, Symmetricom/Cheetah Technologies, CEA/CTIA, ITU, Marvell, Symbian Foundation, University of Kuopio, Simplay Labs, National Instruments, Cavium Networks, Sanus, DisplayLink/HP, VESA, Belkin, Gefen, Atlona/Wisair, Atlona Technologies, Wireworld, TeleAdapt, Apple, ACME Portable, Agilent Technologies, Japan Electronic Publishing Association, Open Technology Alliance, Sharp/Samsung, Sharp/RIM, Virgin Media/Rovi, IMS Research, Forward Concepts, ABI Research, In-Stat, Quixel Research, DisplaySearch, Displaybank, and iSuppli

IDW ’09, December 9-11, 2009, Miyazaki, Japan; In this first report, Phillip Hill covers this conference organized by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the sessions on active matrix displays, display electronics systems, and electronic paper. Presentations from Toshiba Mobile Display, Sharp Mobile LCD/Sharp Corporation, NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, AU Optronics Corporation, Sharp Laboratories of America, and Nemoptic/Uppsala University

Printed Electronics USA 09, December 1-4, 2009, San Jose, California; There were 50-or-so presentations from this IDTechEx-organized conference. Some have already been published in our sister newsletters High Resolution, Touch Panel, and Flexible Substrate. In this report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Applied Materials, MIT Media Lab, and Powercast

ACM Multimedia 2009, October 19-24, Beijing, China; Phillip Hill covers papers from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Microsoft Research India/Massachusetts Institute of Technology, National Taiwan University, National University of Defense Technology, National University of Singapore/Rice University, University of Ottawa, and Fraunhofer FOKUS

Eurodisplay 2009/IDRC, September 14-17, Rome, Italy; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from iSuppli Corporation, OLED Association, Sharp Corporation, Kyungpook National University, NTT DOCOMO, Japanese Ergonomics National Committee/NTT DOCOMO/NEC LCD Technologies/Hitachi/Toshiba/Seiko Epson/Sanyo Electric/Mitsubishi Electric/Toshiba Mobile Display Technologies/AIST, Center for Measurement Standards/Industrial Technology Research Institute, and Panasonic Corporation

Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies, July 13-15, 2009, Thessaloniki, Greece; In his report on this 6th international conference, Phillip Hill summarizes papers from Harvard University, Vanderbilt University, University of Minho, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Ecole Polytechnique Palaiseau/CEA-LETI, Hysitron, and the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Interview with Micha Risling from the HDBaseT Alliance 

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; WEEE, RoHS  Greenpeace  Best Buy  Toshiba  ABI Research  Sentina  The Refinishing Touch  Westinghouse  Samsung  Sustainability Consortium, and Apple 

Display metrology news compiled by Phillip Hill; IDT, Gigahertz-Optik, Zygo, Zygo/Zemetrics, Halma/SphereOptics, Orb Optronix, and Blackmagic Design

50 Common Display Technology Misconceptions by Raymond Soneira

What is an Intellectual Property Strategy? by Bill Meade

Cable vs. Internet – the battle for eyeballs gets serious by Andy Marken

All the small things… by Fluppeteer

Global TV Market Analysis and Forecast by Jed Yune 

Color by the Numbers: The rise and fall of Chi Mei Optoelectronics by David Barnes

The financial standard…

  -- WitsView’s Market Confidence Index (MCI) 

  -- Apple continues market growth trends by Mark Fihn

The Last Word: COMPACT by Norman Hairston

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 38+39

Double Issue

 

December 15, 2009

100 pages

Letter from the publisher: Driving in Palau…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: International Telecommunications Union, FCC, ETSI/European Patent Office, Wireless Home Digital Interface, Conde Nast, the Hearst Corporation, Meredith and the News Corporation, EPUB, AbleGamers Foundation, Cranberry, GCT Semiconductor, Underwriters Laboratories, Videoconferencing Lighting Performance Standard Task Group, Advanced Television Systems Committee, Open Mobile Video Coalition,  1394 Trade Association, AMIMON, DisplayLink/Targus, EPA, SMPTE, TCO, Nokia, Sharp/Samsung, CMO/Innolux, Samsung Electronics UK, Disney, CEA, Digital Tech Consulting, Universal, VESA, In-Stat, HDMI Licensing, Analog Devices, Gefen, Simplay Labs, Atlona Technologies, Kanex, STMicroelectronics/LG Display, CCID Consulting, IMS Research, iSuppli, Microtune, DisplaySearch, and Displaybank

Green Display Expo, October 27, 2009, Washington, District of Columbia; The Green Display Expo organized by Insight Media is the first event with a focus on green displays. It covers display components, panels and display-based products with the focus on the full eco-system. Phillip Hill covers presentations from Qualcomm MEMS Technologies Inc., WRT Associates/Insight Media, LCD TV Association, OLED Association, Waveguide Consulting, Insight Media, Kent Displays, Corning Display Technologies, Merck, Electronic Manufacturers Recycling Management Company (MRM), National Center for Electronics Recycling, TCO, Environment Protection Agency, and US EPA Energy Star Program

Symposium on Vehicle Displays, October 15-16, 2009, Dearborn, Michigan; Phillip Hill covers presentations from iSuppli, Denso, and Display Device Consultants

OLEDs World Summit 2009, September 30 – October 1, San Francisco, California; There were a number of presentations at this Intertech/PIRA - OLED Association event relevant to green electronics or display standards. Phillip Hill covers those from AU Optronics Corporation, NIST Flat Panel Display Laboratory, and Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd.

TV Ecosystem Conference, September 2, 2009, San Jose, California; In the second of two parts, this DisplaySearch-organized conference is covered by Phillip Hill with presentations from WRT Associates/Livingston Energy Innovations, Corning, Zoran Strategic Marketing, Trident Microsystems, and WHDI

SID Display Week Symposium, June 2-5, 2009, San Antonio, Texas; In this third report of three, Phillip Hill covers presentations from CH2M HILL, University of Texas, Stanford University/Microsoft, AU Optronics Technology Center, AU Optronics Inc., Nokia, University of Leeds, University of Nantes/Acreo AB, Sony Corporation/Rochester Institute of Technology, Eastman Kodak Company, Philips Research Laboratories/Technical University Eindhoven/Delft Technical University, Sharp Corporation/CIS Laboratories Inc./Rochester Institute of Technology, National Chiao Tung University/Taiwan TFT LCD Association, Panasonic Corporation/Osaka City University, Washington State University/Link Simulation & Training/Harvard Medical School, National Taiwan University, NXP Semiconductors Display Solutions, Texas Instruments, Rochester Institute of Technology, CoreFlow Ltd., NEC LCD Technologies/ELDIM, Tatung University/Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Lcoptic/Dalarna University, Industrial Technology Research Institute/National Chiao Tung University, 3M, Tohoku University, and Industrial Technology Research Institute

Flexible Electronics & Displays Conference, February 2-5, 2009, Phoenix, Arizona; Although the vast bulk of the presentations at this conference were devoted to flexible electronics and displays, a couple focused on vision inspection systems. Phillip Hill covers presentations from Northfield Automation Systems, and CyberOptics

New TCO certification for projectors announced by Clare Hobby

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker; Apple, Pike Research, Sony Ericsson, CEA/Information Technology Industry Council, Vancouver Olympics, Sainsbury’s, National Computer Recycling Act, LG Display, Johns Hopkins, ON Semiconductor, 3M Optical Systems, CEA/California Energy Commission, Energy Savings Trust, Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, Insight Media, Lumenergi/WattStopper, Dell, and Samsung

Will the CEC ruling save energy, stifle innovation? by Phillip Wright

Display metrology news compiled by Mark Fihn; Pro-Lite, X-Rite, Agilent, Orb Optronix, Bruker Nano, and Glowpoint

LCD response time and motion blur by Raymond Soneira

“Is that a Zip Drive on your desk?” How Complimentary Technologies Can Succeed by Norman Hairston

Everyone follows social media… Everyone! by Andy Marken

All the small things… by Fluppeteer

Color by the Numbers: Another Bubble Bursts by David Barnes

The financial standard…

Last Word: Smart phones, eBook readers, and the “same old, same old”…by Andrew Updegrove

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 36+37

Double Issue

 

September 30, 2009

102 pages

Letter from the publisher: The green-eyed monster…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: NEC Display Solutions, Silicon Mountain Holdings, Toshiba, Stewart Filmscreen, Siano, Nevion, Sorenson Media, CrestaTech, HbbTV, Aptina, Capella Microsystems, BAFO Technologies, BBC, FCC, Envivio, Mirics/NVIDIA, Mobile High-Definition Interface Working Group, NXP, Analog Devices, STMicroelectronics, Tributaries Cable, Gefen, DisplayLink, IOGEAR, Anchor Bay, Atlona Technologies, NetStreams, Parade Technologies, IDT, Leadis Technology, Avago Technologies, Forge Europa, OSRAM, Cypress Semiconductor, Philips Lumileds, WirelessHD, NDS Surgical Imaging, Amulet Technologies, ENERGY STAR, THX, CEA, In-Stat, SMPTE, Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement, Displaybank, NEC Electronics, Amazon, RVU Alliance, FLO Forum, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, DVB-H, Alliance Storage Technologies, Vidabox, VESA, Khronos Group, Samsung, Blackmagic Design, Motorola, MPEG/ULDAGE, CableLabs, IEC/ISO/ITU, iNEMI, IDPF,and Intel/iNEMI

TV Ecosystem Conference, September 2, 2009, San Jose, California; In the first of two parts, this DisplaySearch-organized conference is covered by Phillip Hill with presentations from Wireless Media Business, SiBEAM, Sigma, and DisplaySearch

SID Display Week Symposium, June 2-5, 2009, San Antonio, Texas; In this second report of four, Phillip Hill covers the presentations from day two of the symposium: NIST, KRISS/NIST, Samsung Electronics, Sun Microsystems, Toshiba Matsushita Display Technology, Nokia Research Center, EuropTec USA Inc./West Virginia University, Nitto Denko Corporation, National Chiao Tung University, and TCL Corporate Research

Electronic Displays 2009 Conference, March 4-5, 2009, Nuremberg, Germany; In this second report of two, Phillip Hill covers presentations from this conference organized by Design&Electronik in Germany: F & S Elektronik Systeme, Epson Europe Electronics, Micronas, Lumetrix Corp./MG Optical Solutions, and Cologne University of Applied Sciences

Interview with Brett Gaines from the DiiVA Consortium

Interview with Les Chard from WHDI

TCO announces new award program: Best in class green technologies by Clare Hobby

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Photonics and Plastic Electronics KTN, Mark Torokwa, e-Stewards, Philips High Tech Campus, Emirates Environmental Group, Ewaste Foundation, EU, Farnell, Greenpeace, Newsweek, Energy Star, Panasonic, Solar Roadways, Sprint, Westinghouse, Home Theater Specialists of America, Chris Jordan, MAD, GreenSun Energy, Climate Savers Computing Initiative, StEP, and BAN

My solar installation – a marathon not a sprint by Ross Young

The TV wars by Norbert Hildebrand

Reaching for new Light Peak display interface by Tom Rossi

Display metrology news compiled by Phillip Hill; Radiant Imaging, Datacolor, Sencore, Pantone, X-Rite, Gamma Scientific, StellarNet, Quantum Data, Imatest, Cognex, Botest Systems, Fluke, Taylor Hobson, Video Clarity, Coventry University, Westar Display Technologies, Pro-Lite, Photo Research, and Image Engineering

ICDM Update by Joe Miseli

Monochrome to Field Sequential Color (Back to the Future) by Norman Hairston

Color by the Numbers: eBooks or eMules? by David Barnes

Last Word: Digitization and the (vanishing): Arts of the Book by Andrew Updegrove

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 34+35

Double Issue

 

August 4, 2009

 104 pages

Letter from the publisher: “Adelina Madelina” by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: CyberLink/Intel, HDcctv Alliance, AMD, CBHD, BDA, DisplaySearch, AACS, BBC, ARM/LG Electronics, Fujitsu, ITC, Silicon Labs, PTS/Harmonic, Yankee Group, Mirics/ARM, Epson, Toshiba, Agilent Technologies, Belden, Monster, Molex, Gefen, NXG Technology, Atlona Technologies, Silicon Image, Belkin, IDT, CEA, LG Chemical, Displaybank, VIZIO/Funai, Philips, GRIFS, LG Electronics, MPEG LA, HomePlug Powerline Alliance, TCO, Khronos Group, WIPO, and DisplayLink

Korea Display Conference, June 25-26, 2009, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers presentations from LG Electronics, and GfK China

Projection Summit, June 15-16, 2009, Orlando, Florida; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Wavien, THX, Insight Media, Radiant Imaging, and 3LCD Technology

SID Display Week Symposium, June 2-5, 2009, San Antonio, Texas; In this first report, Phillip Hill covers all the presentations from day one of the symposium: LG Display, Samsung Electronics (x3), Eldim/NEC LCD Technologies, Himax Display/Integrated Microdisplays, NASA Ames Research Center, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Eldim, and NIST/Lumita Inc./VCD Sciences Inc./Datacolor Inc.

SID Display Week Business Conference, June 1, 2009, San Antonio, Texas; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Intel Capital, Pixel Qi, DisplaySearch (x2), and nFlexion

DisplaySearch China FPD & HDTV Conference, May 21-22, 2009, Shenzhen, China; Phillip Hill covers presentations from STMicroelectronics, Freescale Semiconductor, Zoran Home Entertainment Division, WHDI, Synerchip, and DisplaySearch

SGIA Printed Electronics Symposium, May 5-7, 2009, Overland Park, Kansas; Phillip Hill covers presentations from REACH, EIT Instrument Markets, and BSI

FINETECH Japan, April 15-17, 2009, Tokyo, Japan; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch Japan, Deutsche Bank, iSuppli Japan, Sangyo Times (x2), Merrill Lynch, AKT, Orbotech, Nippon Leiz Corp., and AU Optronics

Electronic Displays 2009 Conference, March 4-5, 2009, Nuremberg, Germany; In this first report of two, Phillip Hill covers presentations from this conference organized by Design&Electronik in Germany: VDMA-DFF, Densitron Displays, Elektrosil Systeme der Elektronik, National Semiconductor, and Data Modul

Interview with Steve Venuti from HDMI Licensing

Overview and benefits of TCO Certified Edge by Niclas Rydell

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; UKDL/Resource Efficiency KTN/Hampshire County Council, Greenpeace, RoHS, CEA, EPA, EPEAT, Sharp, Reporterlinker, University of Rochester, GE, LEDtronics, HID Laboratories, Lebelight, Datexx, LedEngin, City of Palo Alto, Philips, Toshiba, Tangent, Samsung, NextGen Research, Sheffield University, University of York, and Research Frontiers

Will AMOLED-TVs be green? by Ken Werner

Display metrology news compiled by Phillip Hill; LabSphere/Orb Optronix, Radiant Imaging, Photo Research, OPTICOM, Instrument Systems, Horiba Scientific/Genoptics, Microvision, Imatest, Westar, Dr. Schenk, Dark Field Technologies, Datacolor, X-Rite, Nanometrics, , Nanometrics/Zygo, and Video Clarity

The Wider Aspect… by Paul Butler

The Usual Aspects… by Fluppeteer

De Divina Proportione II by Mark Fihn

Color by the Numbers: From Big Glass to Small Panels by David Barnes

The Next Generation of Television by Dale Cripps

The Last Word: Stereo, wherefore art thou? Is there a conspiracy? by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 33

 

June 11, 2009

60 pages

Letter from the publisher: Standards dump…by Mark Fihn; Commentaries about a variety of standards-related topics: The death of PDP, The rise of the touch-screen, Life without a mobile phone, The digital switchover, Will VESA survive the DisplayPort fiasco?, Price fixing, LED TVs, Specsmanship and color, 16:9, and 21:9

Display-related standards news: Monster, In-Stat, AMD, Sorenson Media, CoreEL Technologies, TI/Radvision, Gennum, Intel Visual Computing Institute, HDMI, PPC, Gefen, Dell, Source R&D, Analogix, NXP, Parade Technologies, Displaybank, Quixel Research, DisplaySearch, DisplayLink, Georgia Institute of Technology/Microsoft Research, WitsView, NEC Electronics, CBHD, LonMark International, CEA, ATSC, and InFocus

Image Sensors Europe 2009, March 24-26, 2009, London, England, Phillip Hill covers two presentations from this Intertech/PIRA conference relevant to display standards: Harvest Imaging and the BBC

DisplaySearch HDTV Conference, September 15-17, 2008, Los Angeles, California, In this third report, Phillip Hill covers a handful of presentations dealing with “Tru2way” from Update Logic, Ensequence, Panasonic, and Samsung

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; Dell, Total Environment Centre, 3M, HP, IEEE, Pike Research, One Laptop Per Child, NEC Display Solutions, eMagin, Universal Display, LCD TV Association, Sharp, OSRAM, Mechdyne, Energy Star, and Steinel

Display metrology news: Hamamatsu Photonics, Agilent Technologies, ELDIM, Datacolor, Image Engineering, Mentor Graphics, Quantum Data, and LeCroy 

Bits from the Professor…by Alfred Poor

Someone pays – even for the “free lunch” by Andy Marken

Killing the Cockroach… by Andrew Updegrove; The incredibly illogical, fundamentally odious – but seemingly ineradicable – billable hour

The juggernaut picks up speed by Pete Putman; Commentary about HDMI 1.4 and the seemingly insurmountable positioning of HDMI in the market

The financial standard… by Mark Fihn and WitsView;  Apple vs. Dell; WitsView’s Market Confidence Index (MCI)

Last Word: Has Samsung given up on LCD TV? by Mark Schutter

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 32

 

April 29, 2009

78 pages

Letter from the publisher: Multiple musings about standards…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Adobe, DiiVA Consortium, HDMI, Atlona, Gefen, Monster/RedMere, California Micro Devices, Celeno Communications, Chrontel, Quantum Parametrics, Vitesse, Envivio, LG, Axis Communications, Motorola/Time Warner Cable, Tandberg Television, Lenovo, Harmonic, Sarnoff, D-Link, Fujitsu/NTT DoCoMo, Toshiba, California Energy Commission, Futuresource Consulting, Warner Bros., CyberLink, Panasonic/Philips/Sony, Lionsgate, Nokia, Intel/Psion, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Visible Light Communications Consortium, Ecma International, Philips/LG Display, CIPA, Khronos Group, Samsung, Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute, DisplaySearch, Displaybank, Gartner, In-Stat, ABI Research, and the Society for Information Display

Image Sensors Europe 2009, March 24-26, 2009, London, England, Phillip Hill covers two presentations from this Intertech/PIRA conference relevant to display standards: Harvest Imaging and the BBC

DisplaySearch US FPD Conference, March 2-4, 2009, La Jolla, California, Mark Fihn covers a session entitled “Mini-Notes: Cannibal or Market Creator?” with presentations by DisplaySearch, Intel, Dell, and Sony; and a session entitled “Evolving Definition of Desktop Monitors” featuring presentations by DisplaySearch, HP, ViewSonic, and DisplayLink. Bob Raikes from Meko covers sessions about the TVs, including presentations from NPD, Vizio, Macrovision, Blockbuster, Universal Studios, DisplaySearch, Dolby, Sharp, and Mitsubishi

DisplayMate Motion Bitmaps Edition by Raymond Soneira

TCO launches new display standards by Niclas Rydell

Green electronics round-up: In addition to the regular news and commentary, Keith Baker offers a sadly fascinating insider’s story about e-waste disposal in the UK. News about green electronics from: The WEEE Directive, Dell, Microsoft, Best Buy, Spranq, OIDA, Sharp, Pixel Qi, ROHM, Samsung, LG, Cricket, Consumer Reports, EPA, River Glow, Ricoh, Clear Channel Communications/CBS Outdoor/Lamar Advertising, Marieke Staps, USHIO, Bristol University, Lejigh University, Optomec, LG Display, Toshiba, IKEA, DOE, and Philips

California’s HDTV power consumption legislation by Ken Werner

The financial standard

   -- HP continues to gain PC market share…Dell continues to give it up by Mark Fihn

   -- WitsView’s Market Confidence Index (MCI)

Beyond the 3-minute call…business, entertainment or cool by Andy Marken

Last Word: The standard TV set by Norman Hairston

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 30+31

Double Issue

 

February 16, 2009

120 pages

Letter from the publisher: De Divina Proportione: The evolution of aspect ratios...by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: NEC Electronics America, Samsung, Hauppauge, LG/Xceive, Valens, Panasonic/Comcast, In-Stat, Silicon Image, Gefen, Simplay Labs, Silicon Image/Analogix, DVIGear/Gennum, HDMI Licensing, Accell, PPC, Celeno/Cavium Networks, Apple, InFocus/DisplayLink, DisplayLink/HP, DisplayLink/Samsung, DiiVA Consortium, Oregan Networks, CEA, Displaybank, MIC, DisplaySearch, FCC, Golden Signals, ITU, SiBEAM, WirelessHD Consortium, IEEE, OMVC, Green Plug, MIPI Alliance, Mixel/Northwest Logic, Axis Communications, Mirics, FlexiTV/NorDig, CP/ Sharp/LG Display, Pony/Canyon, SNL Kagan, Honestech, SEMI PV Group, ISO/IEC JTC, Panasonic, and SENSIO Technologies

Meko/DisplaySearch Display Forum 2008, November 4-5, Düsseldorf, Germany; In this second report of two, Phillip Hill covers this joint conference with presentations from Lenovo, Fujitsu Siemens Computers, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and EPEAT

SID Mobile Displays Conference 2008, September 23-24, San Diego, California; Phillip Hill covers the standards aspects with presentations from iSuppli, Samsung SDI, AMD, California Micro Devices, and Nokia

DisplaySearch HDTV Conference, September 15-17, 2008, Los Angeles, California; In this second report of two, Phillip Hill covers presentations from DTVAnswers, LG Electronics USA, Audiovox Accessories Corporation, and Xceive

Displaybank Korea Display Conference, July 2-4, 2008, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers talks from AUO, Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, 3M Optical Systems, and Samsung SDI

SID Display Week 2008 Symposium, May 20-23, Los Angeles, California; In this third report of three, Phillip Hill covers the pick of the poster sessions with presentations from Toshiba Matsushita Display Technology, National Chiao Tung University, KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc./Tokai University, Korea University/ i-components, Otsuka Electronics, Industrial Technology Research Institute/ISUZU Optics Corp., Tatung University/Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Eldim, and the Center for Devices and Radiological Health/FIMI/Philips

Interview with Nicole Helsberg from ESAC

Viewing angle and spectral characterization of LCDs and their components by Pierre Boher

Background information for the LCD shoot-out by Raymond Soneira; Comparison of Top-of-the-Line Flagship Models from Samsung, Sharp and Sony and Mid-Line models from LG, Samsung and Sony

Display metrology news: Phabrix Fuji TV/Tektronix, Labsphere/Otsuka, ORA, Tektronix/SureWest, Ocean Thin Films, and DisplayMate

Green electronics round-up compiled by Keith Baker with additional material by Phillip Hill; EU Directives, One Laptop Per Child, Vodafone Ireland, Indian OLPC, Washington State, Oregon, California, Lenovo, Purdue University, Dell, Greenpeace, Samsung, Toshiba, Sony, Energy Star, IEEE, DisplaySearch, Sharp, Sony,and EPA

IPC Symposium on Electronics and the Environment, July 16-17, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In this third report of three, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Benchmark Electronics, University of Massachusetts, and Intel

Green technology in flat panel displays by David Hsieh

The financial standard… by Mark Fihn and WitsView

Innovation, partnership, and death: new economics of HDTV semiconductors by Christian Prusia

Westinghouse and Vizio bemoan ATSC license fees by Aldo Cugnini

Active Optical Cables Market Report 2009 by Tom Rossi

BD – defining the definition of HighDef by Andy Marken

Last Word: The other side of the recession by Norman Hairston

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 28+29

Double Issue

 

December 22, 2008

106 pages

Letter from the publisher: Christmas lights…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: In-Stat, Sanyo. Sharp. Memorex. Technicolor. Sony. Blockbuster. Toshiba. Warner Home Video. Microsoft. Pioneer. SiTune. Freeview. Broadcom. Cidana/Siano. Panasonic. Tensilica. Microtune. NECEL. Envivio. On2 Technologies. Onsemi. Boston University. Rockwell Collins. SISVEL. CEA. ATSC. Mobile DTV Alliance. ITU. CIPA. Screen Research. HP. Taiyo Yuden. Silicon Image. Gefen. Atlona Technologies. Chrontel. Lighthouse. Omron. ASUS. Parade Technologies. CPT/ IDT. Acer/DisplayLink. DisplayLink. DisplayLink/Mitsubishi. Nanovision. MCCI. RGB Spectrum, DisplaySearch, ABI Research, Display Insights, WSGF, Samsung, EIZO, AMD/The Khronos Group, CMD/MIPI, Mixel, NIST, EPA, Snell & Wilcox, and Orbotech

Meko/DisplaySearch Display Forum 2008, November 4-5, Düsseldorf, Germany: In this first report of two, Phillip Hill covers this joint conference with presentations from Meko, Panasonic Marketing Europe, Sony Europe, Tvonics Solution, and EBU Technical

LIGHTSHIFT: LED Solutions Mean Business, September 24, Toronto, Ontario: Phillip Hill covers this meeting on LED signage and lighting applications with presentations from Thomas & Betts, LED Solutions, Raku Corporation, National LED Direct Corporation, greenTbiz, and LED Systems

DisplaySearch HDTV Conference, September 15-17, Los Angeles, California: In this first report of two, Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch, ICF International, Plasma Display Coalition, 3M Optical Systems Division, THX, and Sezmi Corporation

ANSI Open Forum for Standards Developers, June 24, Washington, D.C.: In this report, Karl Best offers his impressions of the talks at the June Standards Developers Forum put on annually by ANSI

Insight Media Projection Summit 2008, June 16-17, Las Vegas, Nevada: In this report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Radiospire Networks, Luxtera, and DisplayLink

DisplaySearch TV Supply Chain Conference, June 5-6, San Diego, California: Phillip Hill covers presentations from NOVA Chemicals, AMD, and Zoran Corporation

SID Display Week 2008 Symposium, May 20-23, Los Angeles, California: In this second report of three, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Novatek Microelectronics, Intel, Samsung Electronics/Anapas Inc/NEC Electronics Corporation, Seoul National University/Samsung Electronics, Toshiba Matsushita Display Technology, Marvell Semiconductor Inc, Sharp Labs of America, and University of California

SID Mid Europe Chapter Spring Meeting 2008, March 13-14, Jena, Germany: Phillip Hill covers this meeting held jointly with Fraunhofer IOF. Presentations from Eldim and Instrument Systems

Multispectral viewing angle characterization of LCDs and their components by Pierre Boher

Display metrology news: Pro-Lite, X-Rite, Video Clarity, LeCroy, HORIBA Jobin Yvon, PHABRIX, ESI/Zygo, Labsphere/Otsuka, Konica Minolta, Symmetricom, Instrument Systems, Gamma Scientific, Agilent Technologies, Tektronix, OmniTek, Ocean Optics, Quantum Data, Radiant Imaging, and Agilent Technologies/Quantum Data

Green electronics round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment: Basel Action Network, CEA, RoHS, Energy using Products Directive, European Union Energy Labelling Directive, Brunel University, GE, Computer Equipment Recycling Program, Dell, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Attero Recycling, SON/(CPN, EIZO, Sharp, Intematix, BenQ, AU Optronics, 3M, Lenovo, Freescale/Samsung Electronics, Nittoh, ReCellular, The Green Grid, Fairchild, Barack Obama, Good for You, Good for the Planet, Texas A&M University/University of Houston, Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies/ONEXIM/Ural Optical and Mechanical Plant, Tred Displays/SemaSys, ANEC/BEUC, RoHS/WEEE, Sony, UL, and Greenpeace

IPC Symposium on Electronics and the Environment, July 16-17, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In this second report of three, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Design Chain Associates, DuPont, Allen & Overy, and IPC

Off-axis color performance “surprisingly poor” by Aldo Cugnini

Critical features evolving into more affordable luxuries in US LCD TV market by Tom Lo

A year of realignment, reassessment, repositioning by Andy Marken

High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection revision 2.0

The financial standard: Apple continues to do well in the computer market ; WitsView MCI

The Last Word: Increasing LCD transmissivity – key to lower costs by Charles Annis

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 26+27

Double Issue

 

September 21, 2008

118 pages

Letter from the publisher: Waiting for DisplayPort…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Samsung, HP, ATSC, LG/Samsung, Adobe/Open Screen Project, NIST, Apple, Toshiba, Orbotech/Photon Dynamics, SCHOTT, Video Clarity, NXP, GAO, NEC Electronics, Ofcom, S3 Graphics, Sony, Mirics, Qpixel, ThinkNavi/RMI, Intellon, Malata, AMD, TransferJet Consortium, Khronos Group, Kaleidescape, Open Network Video Interface Forum, Siano, World Trade Organization, Tektronix, Ambric, Quantum, Harmonic, Hauppauge, ON Semiconductor, China Digital TV/ViXS Systems, NIST, GCT Semiconductor, Pioneer, InPhase, DIVA Consortium, Best Buy, Shanghai United Optical Disc, Belkin, 1394 Trade Association, IEEE, WHDI, Pulse~LINK, Avogadro Project, Toshiba, ZeeVee, W3C, GETAC, CEA, Samsung/Polaroid/Westinghouse, WirelessHD, Orb Optronix, OMVC, Digital UK, LCCR, NBC, IMS Research, EMA, ABI Research, Futuresource, Harris, DisplaySearch, GfK, Quixel Research, IPTV, HP/DreamWorks, Gefen/TZero, Gefen, NXP, ASUS, Panasonic, Analogix/Silicon Image, NuVo, Monster Cable, Microsoft, Integra, Denon, Anchor Bay, AOC, Analog Devices/Hitachi, Silicon Image, ATEN, Sony/DisplayLink, Linear, SVSi, DisplayLink/LG, StarTech.com, InFocus/DisplayLink, ASUS/DisplayLink, and Kensington/DisplayLink

DisplaySearch China FPD Conference, September 4-5, 2008, Shanghai, China; Presentations given by DisplaySearch, Lenovo, Intel, 3M, and LG Display

DisplaySearch TV Supply Chain Conference, June 5-6, 2008, San Diego, California; Presentations from SRS Labs, LCD TV Association, DisplaySearch, Dolby Labs, and Emo Labs

SID Display Week 2008 Symposium, May 20-23, Los Angeles, California; Presentations from Display-Metrology & Systems, Sun Microsystems, Autronic-Melchers, LG Display, Corning, Southeast University/Philips Consumer Lifestyle/Philips Research Laboratories, R2D Technology, Advanced PDP Development Center Corporation, University of Colorado/Invitrogen/Molecular Probes, and Technolox/LINTEC

Display drivers and interface techniques, April 17, 2008, Stevenage, UK; Presentations from CDT, Epson Europe, Fraunhofer Institute, Sitronix, UCL, and ZBD

Interview with Roman Maisch from Merck KGaA

Interview with Phil Downen from Westar

Matte vs. glossy displays by Michael Becker

Display metrology news: Westar, Optronic Laboratories, Agilent Technologies, ELDIM, X-Rite, Pantone, Horiba Jobin Yvon, Botest Systems, Cine-tal Systems, Gamma Scientific, Video Clarity, ITWorks, Konica Minolta, Ocean Optics, Instrument Systems, Pro-Lite, NexTechFAS, and Veeco

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment: World Computer Exchange, Greenpeace, DFSK, IGEL Technology/UMSICHT, EPA, House Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials, PartStore, Nissan, Green Grid, Dell, HP, Samsung, Sharp, JVC, Sony, LG, Best Buy, LED City Initiative, Bridgelux, OSRAM, Electronics TakeBack Coalition, Avago Technologies, O2Micro, University of California at Irvine, ProAction Media, Linde Group, and ITRI

IPC Symposium on Electronics and the Environment, July 16-17, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In this first report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tyco Electronics, Lenovo, Consumer Electronics Association, HDP User Group International, SGS, Sun Microsystems, and Indium Corporation

Will your content change with the Internet weather? by Andy Marken

How many humans does it take to judge video quality? by Bill Reckwerdt

The financial standard: Happy Apple – Dell Hell by Mark Fihn and MCI by WitsView

The Last Word: Blu-ray is king by Ken Werner

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 24+25

Double Issue

 

May 16, 2008

136 pages

Letter from the publisher: Ultima, color IQ, “versatility”, DismayPort, and 16:9…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Display Week 2008,Digital View, Dupont, Endicott Research Group, Epson, Five Star Technologies, Global Lighting Technologies, LG Display, Microsemi, Microvision, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, Pavonine, RPO, Samsung Electronics, Sharp Microelectronics, UniPixel, Vertex, Wacom, ICDM, Analogix, Gefen, ASUS, TranSwitch, S3 Graphics, Sony, Onkyo, Greenhouse, Fujitsu, HDMI, Dell, DisplayPort, VESA, Molex, Agilent Technologies, Analogix, IDT, AMD, Parade Technologies, Efficere, DisplayLink, InFocus/DisplayLink, Samsung, ENERGY STAR, HomeGrid Forum, CIE/ISO/IEC, ISO/IEEE, Commerce Department, FCC, Nintendo, Apple, Toshiba, Insight Research, USITC, DTTB, Westar, Iomega, Acer/Portrait Displays, Acer, Hamamatsu, 1394 Trade Association, Digital Watermarking Alliance, HiRISE, DCI, Digital UK, DivX, Bluewin, EIA/JGPSSI, Dolby/SIM2, CITEL/DVB, FLO Forum, SIPO, EPA, ISO, Open IPTV Forum, International Digital Publishing Forum, Testronic Labs, Khronos Group, Mobile DTV Alliance, MPEG LA, ABI Research/Bernstein Research, Sony, Microsoft, Interpret, BD-Live, Strategy Analytics, China HD-DVD, Gateway, CyberLink, Newport Media, Discretix/VisualOn/Axel Technologies, SEMI, SMPTE/EBU, Panasonic, OMVC, World Intellectual Property Organization, PacketVideo, Samsung, Imagination Technologies, Sharp, Agilent Technologies, NXP, Saigant Technologies, Best Buy, Fraunhofer, Ambric/MainConcept, AOptix Technologies, Silicon Laboratories, NTT Electronics, ABI Research, Philips, Broadcast International, HP/DreamWorks, Tokyo Electron Device, A-VSB Initiative, Magnum Semiconductor, Kulabyte, ICO, Cine-tal, Technicolor/CinemaNow, ATEME, and Inlet Technologies

1st Annual JPR IDTV Conference, May 14, Taipei, Taiwan: Several of the sessions at the IDTV Conference were panel discussions where participants responded to questions from both a session moderator and from the audience. In this section, Mark Fihn summarizes three of these discussions which featured panelists from Micronas, Digital TV Labs, Fresco Microchip, Analog Devices, Trident, Rambus, NXP, ARM, Portrait Display, AnySource Media, and RallyPoint Systems.

2008 Electronics Recycling Summit, April 9-10, Las Vegas, Nevada: This event was co-sponsored by ISRI (Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries). Phillip Hill covers presentations from Best Buy, Decisions & Agreements, Elliot Maxwell, EPA Office of Solid Waste, Green Electronics Council, MaSeR Corporation, and Metech International, Monitex, MSS, Recellular, and Global Investment Recovery

10th Annual DisplaySearch US FPD Conference, March 11-13, 2008, La Jolla, California: Phillip Hill’s report covers presentations from AMIMON, DisplayLink, Europe TV Research, Genesis Microchip, Radiospire, and SiBeam

DisplayForum 2007, November 14-15, Prague, Czech Republic: Phillip Hill’s second report on this Meko-organized event covers presentations from NXP Semiconductors, Telecom Italia Lab, and Nokia

SID Display Applications Conference, October 23-25, San Francisco, California: Phillip Hill’s second report from this newly-named conference focused on the engineering aspect of applications covers presentations from NIST and NEC

10th Asian Symposium on Information Display, August 2-3, Singapore: Phillip Hill, in this second of two reports, covers presentations from ITRI, Nanyang Technological University/Singapore Polytechnic, Japan Science & Technology Agency, and R2D Technology Inc

SID announces 2008 Display of the Year Awards

Interview with Tom Miller, executive director of SID

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach’s tutorial about displays and ambient light

Specsmanship: the artistry of sugarcoating performance specifications by Michael Becker

Display metrology news: Lumita, Agilent Technologies, Agilent Technologies/Quantum Data, Sarnoff, X-Rite, National Instruments, microLEX Systems, SphereOptics, BERTScope, VI Technology, Sarnoff, Allion, Basler, HORIBA Jobin Yvon, Tektronix, Labsphere, OPTICOM, ELDIM, Ocean Optics, X-Rite/Pantone, Zygo, Konica Minolta, OmniTek, Microvision, LightTools, EuP, Pixelmetrix, Pro-Lite, Optikos, Lord Sainsbury

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment: EnerLume Energy Management, nVidia, HP/WWF Climate Savers, AUO, Lenovo, Dell, CEA, LumiLeds, Delta, Philips Lighting/Echelon, OptoElectronix, TPO, Electronic Recyclers International, State of New Jersey, LCD TV Association, ANSI, EU Commission, Climate Savers Computing Initiative, Greenpeace, Nielsen, National Center for Electronics Recycling, IBM, Christoph Klemmt, Queensland University of Technology, Tom Lawton, GE, Foster + Partners, Geotectura, Duggan Morris Architects,

Internet Protocol TV by Rodolfo La Maestra

High def TV is in the eye of the beholder by Andy Marken

What hath Sony wrought? by Ken Werner

The financial standard: by WitsView

More LCD TV using LCD monitor panels by David Hsieh

The Last Word: Steve Jobs’ endangered second act by Andrew Updegrove

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 22+23

Double Issue

 

January 28, 2008

120 pages

Letter from the publisher: RED and Blu… by Mark Fihn

  •  Seeing RED…

  •  Dell’s new DisplayPort monitor; oh yeah, HDMI too…

  •  Crystal

  •  DisplayPort at CES

  •  New DVI/HDMI report from In-Stat

  •  Seeing Blu…

Display-related standards news: USB 3.0 Promoter Group, Philips Solid-State Lighting Solutions, Tektronix/Intel, Gore/Quellan, Luxtera, Sharp, Wal-Mart, 1394 Trade Association, Hitachi/Canon/Matsushita, Siano, Samsung, QuickPlay Media, ICO/Alcatel-Lucent, Sony, LG Electronics, BBC, Warner Bros, Sigma Designs/Sharp, Toshiba, Ritek, Microsoft, Addonics, Verbatim, MPEG LA, New Medium Enterprises, OLPC, Intel/OLPC, Imagination Technologies, Sunplus/Ocean Blue, 3LCD, Sigma/Gennum, Mobilygen/Cypress, DisplayLink, DisplayLink/Alereon/Kensington/LG/Samsung/Toshiba, Gefen, DisplayMate, BOE Technology Group/SVA Electron/Longteng, Broadcom, Bang & Olufsen, Adobe, WirelessHD, SiBEAM, Rice University, Sony Pictures Television, SPIE, EU Commission, Digital UK, EPC, SISVEL, IPC, I3A, Underwriters Laboratories, HANA, NFC Forum, SMPTE, Panasonic/THX, THX, THX/Portrait Displays, Fujitsu, Silicon Image, Simplay Labs, Ethereal, Gefen/Pulse~LINK, ST Micro, RedMere Technology, HDMI Licensing, OnChip Devices, California Micro Devices, Analogix, Parade Technologies, Jorge Contreras, Panasonic, and Analog Devices.

DisplayForum 2007, November 14-15, Prague, Czech Republic: Phillip Hill’s first report on this Meko-organized event covers presentations from DisplaySearch, Meko, EMEA, European Broadcasting Union, and Witbe

SID Display Applications Conference, October 23-25, San Francisco, US: Phillip Hill’s first report from this newly-named conference focused on the engineering aspect of applications covers presentations from ABCD Technology, Sun Microsystems, and Azonix Corporation

10th Asian Symposium on Information Display, August 2-3, Singapore: Phillip Hill, in this first of two reports, covers presentations from Minghsin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan Institute of Precision Engineering, and National Chiao Tung University

DisplaySearch 5th Annual HDTV Conference, October 10-11, Los Angeles, California: In this edition, we include Mark Fihn’s notes from the various panel discussions held during the event, during which numerous views about standards-related topics were shared and debated. A session about next-generation DVD included comments from the NPD Group, the Blu-ray Promotion Group, Warner Bros, Paramount, Microsoft, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, and Disney Home Entertainment. A second panel discussion included comments about the outlook for HD gaming from Wedbush Morgan Securities, Sony Computer Entertainment America, and Microsoft. A third session discussed advances in display technology with DisplaySearch, Texas Instruments, Pioneer, and Dolby Labs.

SID 2007 Symposium and Exhibition, May 20-25, Long Beach, California: In this fourth and final report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Sharp Labs of America, Southeast University/Philips Consumer Electronics/Technical University Delft, Eldim, and Qualcomm

Interview with Martin Hojsik from Greenpeace

Interview with Tim Wong of NOVA Chemicals

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach’s tutorial about displays and ambient light

Display metrology news: Gefen, Hamamatsu, Video Clarity, ZYGO, University College London, Opnext, 4D Technology, Agilent/Allion, Symmetricom, Shimadzu, Labsphere, Konica Minolta, Radiant Imaging, ISO/IEC, Ocean Optics, Huge Winners/Ocean Optics, NDI, Tektronix, Quantum Data, and Photon Dynamics

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment: Sony, Norway-RoHS, NGO Forum, CTIA, NEW, Laura Caulwell, Climate Savers Computing Initiative, EuP, IBM/Sony/Nokia, Apple, The Wireless Source, ReCellular, Consumer Electronics Show, American Consumer Institute, Forrester Research, Wireless Source, Philips, Green Electronics Council,

Channel Intelligence/Green Electronics Council

TV energy specification nears final approval by Phillip Hill

International metrology standards for reflective LCDs by Jürgen Laur

LCD specs playing with your eyes by Rodolfo La Maestra

Whole home audio and video switching with HDMI by Vaughn Petraglia

Pixel bits… by Fluppeteer

TV Tune addresses HDTV confusion and frustration by Martin Fishman

Some thoughts on color space by Aldo Cugnini

The financial standard:

  •  Market cycles… by Bruce Berkoff

  •  Apple gains momentum in the computer market… by Mark Fihn

  •  STMicroelectronics acquires Genesis Microchip

  •  WitsView Market Confidence Index

The Last Word: A very Merry Christmas for Nintendo… by Pete Gamby

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 21

November 4, 2007

92 pages

Letter from the publisher: Mastery or mystery: 16:9 panels in notebook PCs? by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Georgia Institute of Technology, USB 3.0 Promoters Group, JPEG XR, Silicon Photonics Alliance, AACS, World Standards Day, SMPTE/EBU, MPEG LA, Entone, Fujitsu, Khronos Group, IDPF, HomePlug Powerline Alliance, FLO Forum, ITU, DVB, IBM/Second Life, EPCglobal, Genoa Color, DLNA, Pace Micro Technology, CEA, Zoran, Micronas, D-Link/DivX, Best Buy, Micro Device Display Consortium, DCI, FIPS/Dolby Digital Cinema, Dolby/Philips, USPTO, WIPO, KIPO

Blu-ray/HD-DVD news: InPhase/Bayer, NME, DVDCCA, CH-DVD, Matsushita, Blu-ray Disc Association, LG, Samsung, Home Media Research, MPEG LA, Toshiba, Universal Studios Home Entertainment, Wal-Mart/Best Buy, Advanced Interactivity Consortium, Microsoft

Digital display interface news and commentary: Digital Content Protection/DisplayPort, DisplaySearch, CPT, ViewSonic, Dell, Gateway, Fujitsu Siemens, NEC, Hannspree, Eizo, Samsung, Shuttle, Chrontel, Quantum Data, HDMI Licensing, Simplay HD/Gefen, Simplay Labs, Gefen, Monster, Honeywell, OPPO Digital

Follow-up interview with Joe Lee from Silicon Image

CEA HDMI/HDCP PlugFest, October 28-November 2, Milpitas, California: Over the course of a week, the Consumer Electronics Association hosted a PlugFest in connection with HDMI and HDCP interoperability and performance. As part of the event, HDMI Licensing made a presentation that Mark Fihn summarizes here.

2007 North America DVD Conference, October 9, Los Angeles, California: Mark Fihn covers some of the presentations and discussions from the North America DVD Conference. Talks covered were given by Toshiba, Warner Bros., Sonic Solutions, Universal Studios Home Entertainment, Warner Home Entertainment, Technicolor, and Microsoft. 

DisplaySearch 5th Annual HDTV Conference, October 10-11, Los Angeles, California: Results from some of the topical interactive audience polling used at the event. 

Intel Developer Forum, September 18-20, San Francisco 

The needs and challenges of the $100 laptop computer, September 12, Austin, Texas: Mark Fihn covers presentations and discussions from the September meeting of the SID Texas Chapter about the OLPC program featuring talks from AMD, Renato Archer Research Center, Intel, and CMO

SID 2007 Symposium and Exhibition, May 20-25, Long Beach, California: In this third report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Barco, NIST, Westar Display Technologies, LG.Philips LCD, Genoa Color Technologies, and Display-Metrology Systems

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach tutorial about displays and ambient light

Display metrology news: Unigraf, DVD Acquisition And Development Group, X-Rite, X-Rite/Pantone, Yokogawa, Pixelmetrix, Photal, Image Engineering, Labsphere, LeCroy, Danaher/Tektronix, Micronic, OPTICOM, Imatest, Integral Vision, Datacolor, AUTRONIC-MELCHERS, Agilent Technologies, and Video Clarity/Sarnoff

Display certification in today’s HDTV market by Pat Dunn

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment: Climate Savers Computing Initiative, Sony, RoHS, Greenpeace, Chatsworth Communications, The Green Grid, World Bank Group, Dell, China Communications Standards Association, NCEL, International Carbon Action Partnership, ISO, ANSI, CEA, CIE, ZBD, IPC, JEDEC, and Chris Jordan

Would the iPhone be free of poisons if it was printed? by Peter Harrop

Rants and ramblings about video standards… by Fluppeteer

A-VSB – Advanced-Vestigial Side-Band: Part 3 – impact analysis by Rodolfo La Maestra

The financial standard: by WitsView

The Last Word: Words, standards and torture – what’s in a name? by Andrew Updegrove

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 20

August 23, 2007

84 pages

Letter from the publisher: Dingle, Dangle, Dongle…by Mark Fihn

HDMI Special Supplement

  +  HDMI emerges as successful interface by Brian O’Rourke

  +  HDMI and DisplayPort - reconciling views by Rodolfo La Maestra

  +  Backwards compatibility and forward thinking by Fluppeteer

  +  Interview with Joe Lee from Silicon Image

  +  Interview with David Auld from Zoran

  +  Interview with Nick Merz from OQO

  +  HDMI-related news: HDMI Licensing, Tektronix, Pace Micro Technology, Microsoft, Toshiba, BenQ, Asus, OPPO, Sony, Shuttle, BTC, Onkyo, Vativ, Accell, NXP, IOGEAR, Gefen, Monster, TTL, RedMere/Fairchild Semiconductor, VESA, Parade Technologies, Intel/Parade Technologies, Agilent Technologies

Display-related standards news: FLO Forum, DVB-H, Sharp/Samsung, TÜV, Microsoft/JPEG, EBU, JPEG 2000, SPEC, Ecma, SEMI, USPTO, Open Mobile Video Coalition, Open Mobile Alliance, CEA, USPTO/Japan Patent Office, Symmetricom/Genista, German Flat Panel Display Forum, Adobe, USDC/NIST, World Standards Day, Allion, Intel/OLPC, DCP/Tzero, Pulse-LINK/Tzero, DisplayLink/LG, WIPO

SID 2007 Symposium and Exhibition, May 20-25, Long Beach, California, Phillip Hill covers presentations from TMD, US AFRL, National Chiao Tung University, and Sony

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach tutorial about displays and ambient light

Display metrology news: Photon Dynamics/Salvador Imaging, Joe Kane, NexTech Solutions/FAS Technologies, Richardson Electronics Healthcare, Integral Vision, Microvision, Genoa/Mitsubishi/Samsung, Glen Spectra, Basler, Image Engineering, HDT, Tektronix/CESI

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment: Greenpeace, Apple, WEEE, EPEAT, EnergyStar, EPA, EverLED, RPC Photonics, Greenlight Concepts, NCER, Philips, The Green Grid, Epson Imaging Devices, Ceravision, Motorola/Nokia, Sony, AUO, Google, FEMP, CIE, Energy Star

Qualcomm mired in continuing legal battles by Aldo Cugnini

The home network/entertainment connection is… easy by Andy Marken

A-VSB: Advanced-Vestigial Side-Band Part 2 – the implementation by Rodolfo La Maestra

SID ICDM activity by Joe Miseli

The financial standard: by WitsView

The Last Word: Where to participate by Karl Best

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 19

June 18, 2007

60 pages

Letter from the publisher: To be precise…by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: NIST, Korea Display Industry Association, IEEE, DVB-H/ISDB-T/T-DMB/FLO Forum/ATSC, ISAN-IA, HANA, In-Stat, TCO, Apple, Siemens, Xponent Photonics, DisplayLink, Gefen, Sony, HDMI, VESA, LG Electronics, Samsung, Viewsonic, Sceptre, SOTEC, I-O Data, Eizo Nanao, Dell, HP, Sony, Zepto, Toshiba, Mouse Computer, Alienware, Moneual, Projectiondesign, Chrontel, IOGEAR, VizionWare, USPTO, SEMI, OGC, WIPO/ASIPI talk on intellectual property, TIA, MPEG LA, ECMA, DigitalUK, IEEE, Samsung/Simplay, JVC/Simplay, DCP, CEA, DCI/CineCert, CDMB, ATSC, Blackmagic Design, AACS LA, ANSI, IBM, 1394, FCC, and NHK

Blu-ray/HD-DVD news: HD-DVD Promotional Group, Hitachi, Okoro, HP, TMDisplay, Toshiba, Sony, InPhase, and NME

SID 2007 Symposium and Exhibition, May 20-25, Long Beach, California: In this first report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from ITRI/National Tsing Hua University; AFRL Visual Research Lab; Link Simulation and Training et al; and Southeast University/Philips

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach gives a tutorial on ambient light and its impact on image quality

Display metrology news: Silicon Optix, Pixelfantastic/OmniTek, 3LCD, CIE, MICROVISION, Hinds Instruments, Tektronix, IET, Image Engineering, Labsphere, Pixelmetrix, Optronic Laboratories, Quantum Data, Hamamatsu, Photon Dynamics/Salvador, Agilent Technologies, ELDIM, Westar, Luna Technologies, Datacolor, and Integral Vision

Scar Tissue – A problem attacking a DVD to the television by Fluppeteer

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment: Foreign Policy, EIA, Electronics Recyclers, Rapra Technology, Intel/One Laptop Per Child, Climate Savers Computing Initiative, Silicon offsetting, General Electric, IIChE, Gartner, National Partnership for Environmental Priorities, and Hi-Tech Wealth, 

Blue is here to stay by Andy Marken

A-VSB: Advanced Vestigial Side-Band by Rodolfo La Maestra

What’s the difference between a fighter jet and a sports car? by Ken Vassie

Migration of the FPDM group to the ICDM committee by Joe Miseli

The financial standard: by Mark Fihn

  + Genesis Microchip and Silicon Image financial comparison

  + Dell’s woes continue

  + WitsView’s Market Confidence Index

The Last Word: SOS by Karl Best

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 18

April 21, 2007

53 pages

Letter from the publisher: In memory of a friend…by Mark Fihn

Veritas et Visus at SID 2007: Visit us at Booth #1932

Display-related standards news: VitalBook, Texas Instruments, Digital Television Transition Coalition, Microsoft, MPEG LA, SID, MainConcept, Open IPTV Forum, USPTO, Khronos/Web3D, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut/VPIsystems, Dolby Laboratories, DVB-T, EICTA, EPCglobal, CIE/CIPM, CIE, ISO, IEC/ISO/ITU, Digital UK, ATSC, Motorola/AMIMON, SMPTE, SPWG, Sonic Solutions, Toshiba/DisplayLink, Envivio, IDPF, DLNA, JEITA, Blackmagic Design, FPDM, NPL, and Sharp

Blu-ray/HD-DVD news: News from: Samsung, AACS, HP, Dell, Toshiba, Memphile, Ikegami/InPhase, Panasonic/InPhase, Maxell/iVDR, Yokogawa/Fujitsu, and Sharp

HDMI/DisplayPort follow-up: Mark Fihn reviews inputs and news related to our supplement about HDMI in the PC market and the efforts by DisplayPort promoters to establish their fledgling specification

     • HDMI is a moving target

     • “Consumers do not like dongles”

     • DisplayPort is taking way too long and is “going to be a big headache”

     • Dell is divided

     • DisplayPort is NOT royalty-free

     • DisplayPort abandons “open” development process

     • HDMI continues rapid adoption rate

Interview with Eileen Robarge from Luxtera

DisplayLink – easy multi-monitor setup by Jon Peddie

LG and Harris up the ante for mobile DTV by Aldo Cugnini

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach gives a tutorial on viewing angle and its impact on image quality (part 3)

Display metrology news: News from: Pantone, HORIBA Jobin Yvon, Integral Vision, Datacolor, ASTRODESIGN, K-WILL, Eldim, Quantum Data, Unigraf, Tektronix, Radiant Imaging, Video Clarity, OmniTek, Photo Research, X-Rite, Leader Instruments, and Media Cybernetics

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment from DTI, UK Environment Agency, UK Research Council, StEP, NRDC, Toxics Link, ISESE, Electronics Yorkshire, ANSI, Centre for Waste Management, NEMA, Greenpeace, Lenovo, Best Buy, Walmart, Environment Canada, NEC, Green Grid Consortium, EPA/CSC, Earth Day

The financial standard: Dell’s executive level shake-ups (updated commentary) by Mark Fihn

WitsView’s Market Confidence Index

The Last Word: Testing implementations by Karl Best

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 17

February 26, 2007

65 pages

Letter from the publisher: Interface off… by Mark Fihn

HDMI Special Supplement

  + Yet another standards battle… by Tom Mainelli

  + HDMI – is that the new Hummer? by Jon Peddie

  + Interview with Les Chard from HDMI Licensing

  + Interview with Kevin Kuroiwa from Sony

  + Interview with Darek Kaminski from Alienware

  + HDMI-related news from HDMI Licensing, Sony, Intel/Vativ, ESPA, VoodooPC, RZ Products, Tektronix, Allion, Chord, Quantum Data, Convergent Design, Ethereal, Denon, Analogix/Silicon Image, and Toshiba

Display-related standards news: MPEG LA, NFC Forum, SIIM, USPTO, TEAS, DVB, I3A, FLO Forum, Dolby Digital, ATSC, CIE, NGA/OGC, Adobe/ISO, DLNA, THine Electronics, Nero Digital, AACS, and the Bolin Group

Americas Display Engineering & Applications Conference (ADEAC), October 23-26, Atlanta: Phillip Hill covers presentations from:

  + McCann et al: Spatial comparisons: antidote to veiling glare limitations in HDR images

  + IBM et al: Net2Display: proposed VESA standard for remoting displays and I/O devices

  + Micronas: Networked digital TV: the emerging opportunity

  + Pixelworks: The perfect TV

LCD LED Lighting Technology Conference, January 19, Costa Mesa, California: Geoff Walker reports on the latest in a continuing series of one-day conferences about “LEDs in Displays” hosted by the SID Los Angeles chapter from: Toyoda Gosei, Wavefront Technology, Microsemi, Semtech, Supertex, Teledyne, MCG, Luminus Devices, and DisplaySearch

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach gives a tutorial on viewing angle and its impact on image quality (part 2)

Display metrology news: Halma/Labsphere, Leader Instruments, OPTICOM, EXFO, Optronic Laboratories, and LeCroy

Facing the issue of specsmanship in display standards by Michael Becker

D-Day is upon us - now someone tell me what it is! by Aldo Cugnini

Standards lessons from the NBA by Jason Grigsby

The financial standard: by Mark Fihn

  + Apple’s strength in displays contributes to their growth in the computer market

  + Dell’s executive level shake-ups

  + WitsView’s Market Confidence Index

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment from China RoHS, TUV, Design Chain Associates, WEEE/RoHS/ELV, REACH, Environ, Fujitsu-Siemens, FCC, EuP, Duo-gard, EnergyStar, Dell, Maria Hamprecht, Paul Curtis/Alexandre Orion, University of Oregon, EPA, ISO, ECMA, and CPRC

The Last Word: Stepping out into the larger picture by Kim Allen

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 16

January 13, 2007

58 pages

Letter from the publisher: World of disc-craft… by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Genesis/Silicon Image, Digital Content Protection Group, VESA, HDMI Licensing, Simplay Labs, Best Buy, Silicon Image, Viewsonic, Dell, HP, Sony, Apple/XtremeMac, OQO, Malata, ASUSTeK/Tzero/Analog Devices, Pulse~LINK, Amimon/Pixelworks, DVDCCA, OWLink/Mitsubishi, Luxtera, UL, FDA, Tin Whisker User Group, OGC/Web3D Consortium, WIPO, USPTO, Euro1080, APDC, Nomensa, IEEE, Dolby, CableLabs, ISO, CIE, Barco, ATSC, ASTM, DLNA, CRLA, Gaming Standards Association

Blu-ray/HD-DVD news: The latest format battles including news from Dell, ZDNet, Samsung, Digital Playground, Cymfony, MPEG LA, Warner Bros, NME, Toshiba, InPhase, Plasmon, University of Central Florida, EVD Industry Alliance

What makes a good standard? by Karl Best

Americas Display Engineering & Applications Conference (ADEAC), October 23-26, Atlanta: Phillip Hill covers presentations from NIST, Planar Systems, and Eldim

SID 2006 Symposium and Exhibition, June 4-9, San Francisco: In this sixth report from SID, Phillip Hill covers presentations from:-

  + Orbotech: Challenges and approaches in auto defect classification for large LCDs

  + Corning: A novel test for evaluating surface and edge strengths of LCD panel

  + Mitsubishi Electric: Dynamic bit-rate allocation

iSuppli FID, November 8-10, San Jose: Phillip Hill covers presentations from WJR Consulting and Silicon Image

Intertech OLEDs World Summit 2006, November 13-15, San Diego: In this report, Phillip Hill covers a presentation featuring new technology from Intel

An interview with David Rodley of DisplayMasters

Lack of standards for LCD power by Jennifer Colegrove and Paul Semenza

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach gives a tutorial on viewing angle and its impact on image quality

Display metrology news: News from: Microvision, Symmetricom/QoSmetrics, Hyphenated Systems, Orbotech/S-LCD, University of Texas, Tektronix, Christie, Konica Minolta Sensing, Image

Systems, Double Black Imaging, NexTech Solutions

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment

The financial standard: WitsView’s Market Confidence Index

LCD TV Association launches by Bruce Berkoff

The Last Word: Do standards matter? by Andrew Updegrove

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 15

December 3, 2006

57 pages

Letter from the publisher: The fallacy of TV Viewing Distance Calculators… by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Wireless HD Group, In-Stat, BenQ, Silicon Image, Microsoft, 3D Industry Forum, IDPF, KAVI, ANSI/SAC, VITA, US Supreme Court, LG.Philips LCD/CPT, DisplaySearch, SPWG, WIPO, EPO/USPTO, INCITS, JPEG 2000, DCMS, EICTA, TIA/DVB, FLO Forum

Blu-ray/HD-DVD news: AIMMA, iVDR Consortium, Thomson, Maxell, Displaytech, Sony, SicolaMartin, Sony DADC, Toshiba, SCEA, Washington Post, DVD Forum, EVD Alliance, Fujitsu, nVidia, Vidabox, XBOX

Americas Display Engineering & Applications Conference (ADEAC), October 23-26, Atlanta: Phillip Hill covers presentations from NIST, Radiant Imaging, and Ergotron

SID 2006 Symposium and Exhibition, June 4-9, San Francisco: In this fifth report from SID, Phillip Hill covers presentations from:

  + Philips Consumer Electronics: Characterizing motion artifacts and flicker of PDPs

  + Philips Research Laboratories: Comparison of LCD motion blur reduction methods 

  + Sharp: LCD motion blur analysis and modeling based on temporal PSF

  + Dainippon: Mura inspection for coated resist layer

3D Workshop, November 16, San Francisco: Mark Fihn covers the presentations made at the 3D Workshop, put on by the USDC and Insight Media about 3D related standards work, presented by the Web3D Consortium and RealD

An interview with Brett Gaines of Silicon Image

DisplayPort - My how the hype has changed! by Mark Fihn

Active Format Description by Michael Dolan

The remaining divide: converging the PC and TV by Toni Duboise

Micro Device Displays by Geri Koehler

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach gives a tutorial on motion artifacts

Display metrology news: Photon Dynamics, Basler Vision Technologies, Gamma Scientific, Pixelmetrix, LeCroy/Catalyst Enterprises, Orbotech, Sarnoff, EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering, Labsphere, Taylor-Hobson, Trimble/FotoNation, Instrument Systems, Quantum Data, Tektronix

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment from DTI, MTP, Dell/Greenpeace, iSuppli/RoHS, GCG, China RoHS, Cobar, Toxic Links, UNEP, Panasonic OLPC, Energy Star, NERIC, EPA

The financial standard: WitsView’s Market Confidence Index

The Last Word: Display measurement – science or religion? by Pat Dunn

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 14

October 16, 2006

52 pages

Letter from the publisher: ADEAC – will it live up to its billing?… by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: HP, Samsung, ASUS, Tzero/Analog Devices, Silicon Image, Agilent, California Micro Devices, Atlona, Samsung/OWLink, Accell, UDI, Sony, Simplay HD, VESA, Samsung, acTVila, World Standards Day, TFCinfo, Kavi, Digital Watermarking Alliance, TIA, SIIM/ARTT, MPEG LA, CEA/NAB/MSTV, ANSI/NIST, JCAHO. 1394 Trade Association, DCI/Fraunhofer, CALCE/RWTT team, ATSC, Envivio/Intel, DLNA, Imagination Technologies/Frontier Silicon, Parade Technologies, DVB-H, Micro Device Display Consortium, Blackmagic Design

Blu-ray/HD-DVD news: TDK, Harvard, Hitachi, Warner Bros., Microsoft, Microboards Technology, Toshiba, Sony Pictures, Sharp, NEC, HD-DVD Promotion Group, Panasonic, HP, Pioneer, Sun Microsystems, NME, Memory-Tech/Toshiba, MKM/Verbatim/Plasmon

Lessons from HP about PDPs…by Bob Raikes

Balancing act: Managing intellectual property rights in standardization… by Sherrie Bolin

SID 2006 Symposium and Exhibition, San Francisco, 4-9 June, In this fourth report from SID, Phillip Hill covers presentations from:

  + Philips: Perceptually relevant characterization of LCD viewing angle 25

  + Fuji Photo Film: A practical method for evaluating viewing angle characteristics 26

  + Samsung SDI: Performance and cost-oriented full-HD PDPs for 42-inch or smaller sizes 28

  + Barco: Improvement for DICOM GSDF calibration for medical displays 30

Global TV industry landscape being altered by Japanese and Chinese digital TV standards

3D Consortium releases safety guidelines

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach gives a tutorial on response time and motion blur

Display metrology news: Video Clarity, Labsphere, Horiba Jobin Yvon, X-Rite, Hyphenated Systems/Stanford Microfluidics Laboratory, Datacolor, Zygo, 4D Technology, Tektronix, Ocean Optics, LeCroy, Autodesk, Q-Panel, Sarnoff, FARO Technologies, Eldim

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment: RoHS, E-waste Working Group, IAER, ECS, Greenpeace/Apple, ACK Solutions/Soldertec Global, University of York, EPA, Arena Solutions, Circuit Technology Center, ISO, NERIC, SEE Grid

The financial standard: WitsView’s Market Confidence Index

The Last Word: One man’s meat is another man’s poison by Chris Williams

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 13

September 6, 2006

55 pages

Letter from the publisher: Standards and the law… The tyranny of the status quo… by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Intel, Analogix, HDMI, Silicon Image, Philips, Analog Devices, FCC, TV Portal Service, MIPI Alliance, Common Building Blocks, SEMI Japan, LG.Philips LCD, FLO Forum, Corel/Future Image, World Wide Web Consortium, ANSI, TCO, SPEC/Autodesk, SBCA/PPC, VESA, NEMA, MPEG LA, Mobile DTV Alliance, Khronos Group, iNEMI, TTA, INCITS, I3A/Stanford University, Envivio, DVB, CEA, World Standards Day, 1394 Trade Association, Gaming Standards Association, IDPF, NIST

Blu-ray/HD-DVD news: TDK, Sony, Microtech, Ulead, Nero Vision, Logitec, Toshiba, Moser Baer India, Ricoh, Plextor, LG Electronics, AMEX Digital, Microsoft, Memorex, Warner Home Video, Image Entertainment

Does one size fit all? The need for situational standardization by Sherrie Bolin

SID 2006 Symposium and Exhibition, San Francisco, 4-9 June, In this third of four reports from SID, Phillip Hill covers presentations from:

  + Hsiuping Institute of Technology et al: Microdisplay panel as vision test chart imager

  + BrightSide Technologies: Luminance, contrast and amplitude resolution of displays

  + Philips Research: Effect of MPEG-2 compression on perceived video image quality

  + NASA Ames Research Center: The Spatial Standard Observer

  + ITRI: Effect of character size and lighting on legibility of electronic papers 

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach gives his fifth tutorial on color 

Display metrology news: HORIBA Jobin Yvon, StellarNet, Tektronix, Optical Research Associates, Display-Metrology & Systems, HP/Intel, Stefan Winkler, QoSmetrics, Fluke

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment

3D Consortium releases safety guidelines

The financial standard: by Mark Fihn

  + Dell in the dumps

  + Standards and lithium ion batteries at Dell

  + WitsView’s Market Confidence Index

The Last Word: Fitness for purpose, by Chris Williams

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 12

August 2, 2006

48 pages

Letter from the publisher: Standards and the law… “The Dell case”  by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: GSC, NTIA, International Digital Publishing Forum, TCO Development, UPnP, USPTO, AAMI, SBCA/Lincoln Technical Institute, UL, SCAR/SIIM, DoE/IESNA, NEMA, DVB, BRIDGE project, OpenGL Architecture Review Board/Khronos Group, TIA/FLO Forum, ASTM, ISO, China Digital Interface Industry Alliance, HDMI, Microsoft, Sony, Genesis Microchip, Panasonic/Sony, Austriamicrosystems, TÜV America, Khronos Group

Blu-ray/HD-DVD news: North American HD-DVD Promotional Group, Toshiba, ATI Technologies, Acer, Ricoh, Human Computing, Analog Devices, LGE, MPEG LA, Cyberlink, Samsung, Pioneer, Thomson, and EU

An interview with Kamal Shah, chairman of the Mobile PC Extended Battery Life Working Group

SID 2006 Symposium and Exhibition, San Francisco, 4-9 June: In this second of four reports from SID, Phillip Hill covers presentations from

  + Radiant Imaging/Philips: An imaging sphere for high-throughput measurements

  + Kodak: Comparing reflection characteristics of paper materials and display devices

  + Barco: Improvement of DICOM GSDF calibration for medical displays

  + Sony: A new standard for video systems using extended-gamut YCC color space

  + Mitsubishi: Laser TV: ultra-wide gamut for extended color-space standard, xvYCC

Display standards – who cares? by Eric Maiser

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach gives his fourth tutorial on color

Display metrology news: Gamma Scientific, X-Rite/Amazys Holding, Nanometrics/Accent Optical Technologies, Basler/AU Optronics, Photoresearch, Autodesk, Eldim, 3LCD, Agilent Technologies

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment

Hardware details for OLPC program revealed

The financial standard: WitsView’s Market Confidence Index

The Last Word: California to consumers: e-waste is now your problem by Bill Paul

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 11

June 30, 2006

54 pages

Letter from the publisher: Measured thoughts from SID… by Mark Fihn

Is standardization a unifier or divider? First in a series of strategic articles from Sherrie Bolin

Display-related standards news: Brightpoint/Intel, MacDermid Autotype, Cyberlink/DiBcom, CEA, FLO Forum, Mobile DTV Alliance, USPTO, DLNA/HANA, VESA, IPC, SBCA/Coyne American Institute, COPOLCO, ISA/US Chamber of Commerce, iNEMI, ATSC, IEEE/EPA, CIE, TVWF, CEA, ECMA, DVB, Dolby, Microsoft

Blu-ray/HD-DVD news: Mitsubishi, Toshiba, Primera, Samsung, Panasonic, DVD Forum, Lenovo, Microsoft, RCA, Pioneer, Sony, InterVideo/Ulead, Macrovision

The emergence of new digital interface standards: Mark Fihn looks at the new DSI standard from the MIPI Alliance and HDMI 1.3

SID 2006 Symposium and Exhibition, San Francisco, 4-9 June: In this first of four reports from SID, Phillip Hill covers sessions on Motion Artifact Characterization and Display and Display Measurement and Standards

  + Sun Microsystems/Samsung Electronics: Advanced motion artifact analysis method

  + Southeast University China/Philips: LCD motion artifact determination

  + Nanosoftware et al: Edge blur width analysis using a contrast sensitivity function

  + Sony: Improvement of motion image quality by high frame rate

  + Display-Metrology & Systems: International standards for electronic display devices 

  + US FDA: Temporal and color measurements in medical displays 

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach gives his third tutorial on color

Display metrology news: Veeco, Jobin Yvon, Westar, Unigraf, Video Clarity, Dr. Schenk, Gamma Scientific, Corning, Christie, Datacolor

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment

Standards will reduce flat panel cost; increase efficiency by Jonathan Davis

The financial standard: WitsView’s Market Confidence Index

The Last Word: Traveling tales...Chris Williams does some suspect things on his way back fro SID in San Francisco

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 10

May 20, 2006

40 pages

Letter from the publisher: Confusion predicted; confusion reigns… by Mark Fihn.  How HP’s departure from standardization efforts created marketplace confusion – even at HP

Display-related standards news: MPEG, USPTO, TÜV/PSE, EPCglobal, MPEG LA, ODF Alliance, SIIM, UL, CSA, SPEC, IPC, Energy Star, CLRA, CEA/NCTA, ANSI, WMTC, DVB, FLO Forum, BSkyB/Qualcomm, ISO, IEC, ASTM, AAMI, Sony Ericsson/Mobile DTV Alliance, WWComs, Chinese flat panel consortium, Sonic Solutions/HDAA, Silicon Image, Gefen, TMM

Blu-ray/HD-DVD news: Peerflix, Sony, Pioneer, Matsushita, Intel/Microsoft, IBM/Fujifilm, NME

Comments about DisplayPort announcement by Mark Fihn

HDTV transition takes off in Europe by Bob Raikes

When is a standard not a standard? by Ken Vassie

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach gives his second tutorial on color

Display metrology news: NIST, Faro, Videoclarity, Tektronix

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment

The financial standard: by Mark Fihn

  + Dells’ stock continues to disappoint; linkages to lack of focus on displays...

  + WitsView’s Market Confidence Index

The Last Word: It’s all about appearances… says Chris Williams

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 9

April 21, 2006

42 pages

Letter from the publisher: Farewell to the kilogram by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: Philips/Kodak, UWB Forum, Silicon Image/UMC, Genesis/Silicon Image, UDI SIG, HDMI, VESA, BenQ/Toshiba, SEMI China, Chinese Audio Video Coding, DVB-H, FLO Forum, Mobile DTV Alliance, Euro1080, CEA, UStec, ANSI, ITU, JPEG, Khronos Group, WAPI Union, SMPTE, WIPO, USPTO

Blu-ray/HD-DVD news: Toshiba. RCA, Acer, Fujitsu, Cyber Link/Sony, InterVideo, Microsoft, Samsung, TDK, MPEG LA, HVD Alliance. InPhase Technologies, HDCP, Fujitsu/Mitsui, VCD-HD, Polarizonics, In-Stat, Sonic Solutions, Hitachi/Maxell, NME

Final +RW DVD spec offers more storage capacity by Steve Sechrist

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach discusses color

Display metrology news: Zygo, Basler, Eldim, X-Rite, Optronics Laboratories, Konica Minolta Sensing, GretagMacbeth, Agilent, Radiant Imaging, Video Clarity, Tektronix, AstroDesign

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment

The financial standard: by Mark Fihn

  + What happened to Dell’s stock value? 

  + A look at Apple

  + WitsView’s Market Confidence Index

The Last Word: Comparative product reviews of HDTV are a waste of time, says Alfred Poor

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 8

March 18, 2006

37 pages

Letter from the publisher: Driving on the wrong side of the road… by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: ODF Alliance, HDDCAA, HDMI, UDI SIG, VESA, IPC, Mobile DTV Alliance, SPEC, I3A, HomePlug Powerline Alliance, CEA, DCI, DVB, Everplay, HANA, DLNA, SEMI 

Blu-ray/HD-DVD news: Sony, Toshiba, AACS LA, New Medium Enterprises/Beijing E-World Technology, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Disney, Warner Home Video/Paramount/Universal Studios, Fujitsu-Siemens, NEC, Ricoh, Sony NEC Optiarc, NVidia, TDK, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Chrontel

Building global standards:  Actively building global standards yields attractive industry structure and competitive advantage, says Michael Yaziji

Defining dynamic range: Progress in high dynamic range display relies on methods for comparing differences between competing display technologies which is currently hampered by the lack of a clear definition of dynamic range. by Greg Ward

Display metrology news: Tektronix, Plastic Logic/Orbotech inspection system on prototype line, K-WILL, Integral Vision, Radiant Imaging, FARO, Quantum Data, Basler, Datacolor, ELDIM

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach discusses gray scale

A review of HD digital video circuits by Bill Paul

Flexible Substrate Standards Working Group  

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment

The financial standard: WitsView’s Market Confidence Index

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 7

February 19, 2006

42 pages

Letter from the publisher: Do we leave standards up to the engineers? by Mark Fihn

Display-related standards news: 1394 Association, Dolby Laboratories, IEEE, DVB-H, Euro1080, I3A, ANSI, Khronos Group, NEMA, SEMI, US Patent Office

Beating a dead horse, by Mark Fihn, More on the DisplayPort Fiasco and VESA's continued membership struggles

Blu-ray vs. HD-DVD follow-up plus the latest from AACS, Toshiba, HP, Blu-ray Disc Association, Texas Instruments, Samsung, Microsoft, Pioneer, Ritek, CMC, Prodisc, Otiodisc, Panasonic, Intervideo, Ulead Systems, Primera Technology, various Hollywood studios, InPhase Technologies, Hitachi, Optware, Ecma International, ITRI, and New Medium Enterprises

SID: (ADEAC 2005) October 24-27, Portland, Oregon

  + NIST: Daylight and sunlight readability measurements

  + Westar Display Technologies: FPD measurement standards

  + Portrait Displays: Software managed displays

  + ELDIM: High-resolution viewing angle cartography

  + Radiant Imaging: Flat panel luminance and chromaticity measurement

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach discusses display contrast

Display metrology news:  Latest news from Tektronix, LeCroy, Quantum Data, Agilent, Neuro Kinetics, Opticom, Jobin Yvon, Orbotech, Pantone/GretagMacbeth, Statmon Technologies/Pixelmetrix, FotoNation

NavAir Common Avionics Display Program by Brett Bryars

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment: ROHS, WEEE, EMC Technologies, Salot Bradley Group, HEPCO, Boots, State of California, E2Open

The financial standard: WitsView’s Market Confidence Index

The Last Word: Paul Semenza pays tribute to David Mentley who died last month

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 6

January 29, 2006

46 pages

Letter from the publisher: And now the HDDCAA...

Display-related standards news: HANA, 1394 Trade Association, Plasma Display Coalition, JEITA, ConsortiumInfo.org, CEA, AAMI, UWB Forum/WiMedia Alliance, EU Commission, UK Department for Culture, Media and Sport, ANSI, MPEG LA, JEDEC, FLO Forum, MSTV, Mobile DTV Alliance, NIST, US Congress, USPTO, Khronos, WiMax Forum, UHAPI, Adobe OpenHD Alliance, I3A

SID: (ADEAC 2005), October 24-27, Portland, Oregon

  + US Food and Drug Administration: Current challenges in medical displays

  + Sun Microsystems: Motion artifacts performance issues and VESA

  + Tektronix: Assuring interoperability of HDMI interface standards

  + Esterline Korry: Recent trends in NVIS requirements

  + Motorola: Market and design trends for mobile display modules

HDMI vs. DisplayPort: A detailed analysis by Mark Fihn

  + DisplayPort and VESA related news and commentary

  + HDMI/UDI related news and commentary

  + Following up with Silicon Image about HDMI by Bill Paul

  + CEDesigner.com: a new forum for home theater integrators

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach discusses display contrast

Display metrology news:  The latest from Fotonation, Datacolor, Photon Dynamics, Pantone, Nanometrics/Toho Technology/Accent Optical Technologies, Integral Vision, Next Instrument, DeMontfort University, Statmon Technology/Pixelmetrix, LeCroy, Astrodesign, Yokogawa Electric

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment.

The financial standard

  + Mark Fihn looks in detail at Apple and Dell: Display strategy  stock market results

  + WitsView’s Market Confidence Index

The Last Word: Chris Williams looks at the need for display standards in the UK rail system

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 5

December 7, 2005

37 pages

Letter from the publisher: Standards: Another form of competition?

14.x inch wide aspect ratio panels for notebook PCs:  First in a series about aspect ratios

Display-related standards news: HDTV Business Conference, DVB, SEMI, PUBPAT, WIPO, HDMI, Silicon Image, Renesas, CableLabs/Microsoft, NanoMarkets, HL7/ASTM, Corning, ISO, MIPI Alliance, iNemi, China Intellectual Property Rights Advisory Program, ANSI/NIST, ISF, FLO Forum, IEEE/WiBro, Khronos Group

Blu-ray vs. HD-DVD follow-up:  EVD, FVD, Idar Electronics, InPhase Technologies/Hitachi-Maxell/Turner Broadcasting, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Blu-ray Disc Assn, MGM, Panasonic, DVD Forum, Microsoft, U-Tech Media, Toshiba, Richard Marquardt, MPEG LA

HDMI/DisplayPort discussion

  + A lesson from the past: VESA’s EVC “standard”

  + Still searching for the perfect interface: Bill Paul discusses HDMI’s shortcomings

  + Appeal to readers to identify positive factors related to DisplayPort

The benchmarking of OLEDs: Paul Shaw reports on his DisplayMasters project at CDT

An interview with Alexandre Fong from Optronic Laboratories

KB’s display dictionary: Karlheinz Blankenbach discusses luminance and measurement equipment

Display metrology news:  Agilent, EBU, SozoTek, Photon Dynamics, Toho Technology/Nanometrics, AMETEK/Solartron, Fluke Electronics/Infrared Solutions, Konica Minolta, Taylor Hudson, Quantum Data

E-waste round-up: Keith Baker reviews news about displays and the environment -- CRA, RoHS, Dell, Greenpeace/HP, EICTA/CECED/AeA/EERA, China RoHS, WRAP, HP New Zealand,

BAN, RetroBox/Intechra, Electronic Demanufacturing Facility, AER

The financial standard: with WitsView’s Market Confidence Index 

Display Industry Calendar     

Issue 4

November 1, 2005

35 pages

Letter from the publisher:  Deja vu

 + Blu-ray or HD-DVD?    Mark Fihn looks at the Beta/VHS example to draw conclusions about Blu-ray/HD-DVD                                                        

 + Blu-ray and HD-DVD news: HP, AOSRA, ITRI, MII, AACS, Intel, Microsoft, Toshiba, Matsushita, Paramount, Warner Bros, Bandai Visual, Kadokawa Pictures, Pony Canyon, Shochiku

 + Putting it all together: Blu-ray or HD-DVD?

Display-related standards news: EPO, HomePlug Powerline Alliance, CCC, Standardization: Unifier or Divider, World Standards Week/KAVI, OpenReader Alliance, CIE, SSPA, AAMI, WIPO, CEA/EICTA/JEITA, ETSI, UL, Samsung Electronics, NAB/MSTV/LGE/Thomson, WiMax/WiBro, DVB/SMPTE/Panthera/Crown Castle/Intel/DiBcom, NATAS/CEA, SBCA/GVF

Will VESA Survive DisplayPort?

 + Why DisplayPort is going to fail

 + Reasons to support DisplayPort

 + The issue of royalties Feedback from “Will VESA Survive?” Article

EBL-WG presents at Portable Power Conference

KB’s display dictionary. Second in a series: Karlheinz Blankenbach discusses display metrology

The Ishihara Test for color blindness

e-Waste Roundup.  Column and news from Keith Baker about displays and the environment. WEEE, Greenpeace, HP, EU, ERP, US House of Representatives, REACH, CTX, Toshiba, ULi, IPC, Goodwill/Dell, CEA, IEEE

The Last Word.   Norman Bardsley expertly takes us through the troubling world of display standards          

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Issue 3

September 22, 2005

34 pages

Letter from the publisher: The problem of specsmanship                              

A call for greater collaboration.  Andrew Updegrove urges cooperation between standards groups and government regulators   

Compatibility of PC & CD displays: Perspectives about VESA's recommendations

 + VESA: struggling to find a purpose by Mark Fihn                        

 + Are displays hardware or software? The value of a clean sheet by Alan Jones

 + New standards for FPDs: White knight or white elephant by Chris Williams

Display-related standards news: HDMI Licensing, Silicon Image, ATI Technologies, nVidia, SPWG, TCO, KAVI, Stanford Law School, MOEA, ECMA, RFID Consortium, APCglobal, Wimax/Wibro, CDG, WIPO, MIPI Alliance, 1394 Trade Association, Computer History Museum, Global Standards Collaboration, iNEMI, DVB, JPEG 2000/Analog Devices, MPEG/Adobe Systems/Microsoft, NAB, ATSC, EICTA, UK Dept for Culture, Media and Sport, Blu-ray/HD-DVD, Lions Gate Home Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Toshiba, AOSRA, ITRI, DVD Forum

KB’s display dictionary. First in a series: Karlheinz Blankenbach discusses display metrology

e-Waste Roundup.  Column and news from Keith Baker about displays and the environment. EPA, Total Reclaim, RECA Foundation, US Senate, Greenpeace, Tatooine, WEEE, RoHS

The Financial Standard            

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Issue 2

August 17, 2005

37 pages

Letter from the publisher:  Hats off to Henry Maudslay!                                                              

Coping with an expanding universe of information.   Andrew Updegrove introduces the standards Meta-Library.                                       

Display-related standards news:  ANSI, DTI, DFF, UPnP, Itophome, CIE, ISCC, FSSWG, Portrait Displays, ELB-WG, DVB, ISO, NIST, DCI, IHE, IEEE, MOEA, Khronos Group, SPEC, NAB/MSTV, CEA, BDA, HD-DVD, HDMI, ITU, ECMA, USPTO, WIPO, MPEG, ETSI

World Standards Week 2005                                                                                           

Critical Study of VESA and DisplayPort

+ VESA struggles to sustain Membership – follow-up by Mark Fihn                                           

+ The “Secret SIG” by Mark Fihn

+ The Future of DisplayPort by Mark Fihn                              

+ Why DisplayPort is a good thing by Bob Raikes 

+ Foresight about the notebook PC display interface by Vaughn Watts                         

+ The DisplayPort View by Mark Fihn                         

+ Do we need a new internal notebook PC display interface? by Mark Fihn                         

+ DisplayPort, do we really need another standard? by Jon Peddie                      

+ HDMI performance underestimated by DisplayPort promoters by Mark Fihn                    

+ What about HDMI and the PC? by Mark Fihn                       

+ Summary:  What does DisplayPort offer us? by Mark Fihn                     

The U.S. is getting greener – honest!                                                                              

WEEE and RoHS Update                                                                                               

e-Waste Roundup.   Column and news from Keith Baker about displays and the environment.

The Last Word:  Alan Jones offers his views about de facto standards

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Issue 1

May 22, 2005

30 pages

Letter from the publisher:, Introducing the Display Standard

Standards Matter...  Andrew Updegrove explains why standards are so important.

Displays: An Industry in need of standards.  Recent focus group among industry professionals clearly indicates the inadequacy of current display-related standards.

The goals of good display metrology:  NIST’s Paul Boynton discusses how to go about measuring display performance.

Display-related standards news: NIST, JSA, NEMA, Khronos Group, CALCE, SPWG, mobileformfactors.org, PSWG, ECMA, USPTO, WIPO, Energy Star, CEC, CEA, NAB, SBCA, DVB, Nokia/QUALCOMM, 3GPP, SMPTE, CIE, SEMI, Blu-ray/HD-DVD

The world wakes up to e-waste: First column from Keith Baker about displays and the environment.

HDMI takes off!   An interview with Les Chard, president of HDMI Licensing about HDMI’s surge in industry popularity.

VESA struggles to sustain membership:  The most well-known display-related standards organization has lost a huge constituency in the past few years, fueled by their inability to establish a successful digital interface standard.  Related discussion about VESA's "Secret SIG" -- recent DisplayPort announcement.

Defining LCD fabs by "generation"

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