Display

HP DreamColor Z27x and Z24x displays support 1.07 billion colors

HP DreamColor Z27x and Z24x displays support 1.07 billion colors

HP has announced a couple new monitors that are aimed at the user who needs the best color accuracy possible. The new displays include the HP Z27x and Z24x with both of the monitors falling into the HP DreamColor line. HP's second generation DreamColor engine is used in both monitors, supports up to 1.07 billion on-screen colors, and has color error that is so small the human eye can’t tell the error is there.

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NEC 23-inch LED E232WMT monitor has touch support and HD webcam

NEC 23-inch LED E232WMT monitor has touch support and HD webcam

NEC has rolled out a new computer monitor called the E232WMT that features LED backlighting and several other features aimed at business users. The monitor has a full HD resolution webcam integrated for video conferencing. NEC also integrates speakers into the monitor and an ergonomic, adjustable stand. One of the biggest features of the new display is support for touch control.

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Apple in talks to purchase Renesas Electronics unit for display chips

Apple in talks to purchase Renesas Electronics unit for display chips

Like many large and successful tech firms, Apple is always looking out for smaller firms that it can purchase to gain new tech and expertise to make its products better. The latest company that Apple has set its eyes on is a Japanese firm that makes controller chips for smartphone displays called Renesas Electronics. The engineering expertise behind the chips that Renesas makes could help Apple improve the battery life and sharpness of displays used on its products like the iPhone and iPad.

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Samsung UD590 aims to make UHD 4K mainstream

Samsung UD590 aims to make UHD 4K mainstream

Samsung has announced a set of new LCD monitors for 2014, including the flagship UD590 with UHD 4K resolution for a whopping 3840 x 2160 desktop. The 28-inch UD590 is also joined by new Series 3 and Series 5 screens, each with Full HD resolution, and Samsung's new style language.

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NEC E171M 17-inch LED monitor is green and adjustable

NEC E171M 17-inch LED monitor is green and adjustable

NEC has announced a new compact desktop monitor for the business world. The screen is the E171M and it is designed to be green and affordable. It is a bit different than most of the displays we see on the market today.

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Philips 239C4QHWAB Miracast monitor streams Android content

Philips 239C4QHWAB Miracast monitor streams Android content

Philips has unveiled a new computer monitor called the 239C4QHWAB Miracast monitor. This display is able to stream content from your Android device in HD to the monitor with no other hardware needed. That means you can stream content from your tablet or smartphone to the monitor without needing a Chromecast or similar device.

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Corning exec belittles sapphire crystal displays

Corning exec belittles sapphire crystal displays

Facing possible substantial competition in the market, a Corning Glass executive took an opportunity to share a few uninspiring facts about sapphire crystals. This material is rumored to be employed in Apple's upcoming iPhone, which could turn the tides of the market against Corning's core business.

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Eizo CG277 and CX271 27-inch ColorEdge displays support 10-bit color

Eizo CG277 and CX271 27-inch ColorEdge displays support 10-bit color

Not all computer monitors are created equal. A cheap monitor might work for the person who only goes on Facebook and checks email occasionally. A better monitor is needed for gamers to get all the colors and graphics nuances that video games offer. People working in digital production of video or print media need even more performance from a monitor.

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Kopin Pupil hands-on: Glass tech without geek looks

Kopin Pupil hands-on: Glass tech without geek looks

Kopin has revealed its latest wearable system, Pupil, a combination of a micro-display and voice control noise-cancellation system the company hopes will eventually be used in head-worn tech like Google's Glass. A reference design intending to show how wearable computing could be integrated into a design that's more palatable to the consumer market, Pupil isn't intended for the market in its current form, but is instead intended to showcase the fruits of Kopin's new partnership with Olympus in display technology. We caught up with Kopin to find out more.

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PixMob details turning 80,000 Super Bowl fans into massive video display

PixMob details turning 80,000 Super Bowl fans into massive video display

Those who watched the Super Bowl yesterday likely marveled at the bright lights flashing from the stands during the half time show, something that was both a wonderful backdrop for the blow-out event and a bit puzzling for those watching at home. As it turned out, those who attended were given special hats before the show, each equipped with technology to collectively pull off the theatrics.

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Apple Arizona Sapphire Crystal plant initiates February

Apple Arizona Sapphire Crystal plant initiates February

New documents surfacing from Arizona's Foreign Trade Zones Board has revealed Apple's "aggressive" goal of taking its new Arizona plant online by February. This plant is believed to be focused on manufacturing sapphire crystal for use in future Apple mobile devices, probably for wearables or smartphone screens.

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iPhone 6 with sapphire display reportedly subject of 100-unit Foxconn test production

iPhone 6 with sapphire display reportedly subject of 100-unit Foxconn test production

According to a report that has surfaced at the Taiwan publication Apple Daily, Chinese manufacturer Foxconn has kicked off a test production run of 100 iPhone units with sapphire display glass. This follows confirmation of a sapphire manufacturing facility in the US by Apple's Tim Cook today.