Category Archives: DisplayTech

The technology behind the panel.

LED Pixel Art, the LED Wall Art Display That’s Just Too Cool…

Programmable LED displays have advanced in leaps and bounds over recent years. Now a new generation has hit the market, a generation of pixel art displays with computing smarts and sensors galore, displays that can generate never before seen levels of nerd envy. Leading this new generation if the LED Pixel Art display and arranging LED’s in a grid has never looked so good.

Released earlier this year the LED Pixel Art display has taken the humble array of LED’s to an entirely new level. Inspired by pixel arts pixelated graphics, as seen in many retro games, the LED Pixel Art display could well be the must have gadget of this year’s Christmas season.

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The TV Revolutions Roll On, LG to Demo 55-Inch 8K TV at CES 2015…

With the 4K revolution well underway LG is already preparing for the next television revolution, the 8K revolution. Don’t be upset if you’ve just decided to join the 4K revolution for Christmas your TV is not out of date already, LG is simply attempting to gauge public interest in these new 32 megapixel displays.

LG, Sharp and other TV manufacturers have actually had 8K TV’s up their sleeves for the last three years, Japanese TV tech company NHK even have studio video camera’s that can record in the hyper high resolution 7680 x 4320 resolution.

Still we can dream, early adopters can drool and TV revolutions will continue to roll on. CES 2015 it seems is already heating up with pre-show publicity flowing thick and fast.

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SoloShot 2, the Robotic Action Cameraman…

In this selfie obsessed era capturing action shots while alone is still an endlessly difficult task; setup the shot, run out and perform the scene, run back to the camera adjust the shot etc. It really is a lot of work being a solo action star. In recent years SoloShot have been working to make this process as simple as strapping on an arm band.

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The Future of TV as Predicted by XBMC Kodi…

Television, in an entertainment hungry world TV is an endless stream of candy for the mind but the world is changing fast and so is TV. Not only what we watch but how we watch TV is experiencing a revolution. There are sign posts to the direction this revolution is taking, just as Napster predicated iTunes and the way we consume music XBMC is pointing us towards the next revolution and it may just lead to an incredibly entertaining future, if you can afford it.

The future of TV is global, with every channel and show available at the click of a button or swipe of hand. With multiple ways to consume every type of content; live or on demand video, radio and even video games, the future of global TV appears bright.

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Adobe On Microsoft: The Future…

Adobe, the creators of artistic tools for professionals have this week released a video giving the world a glimpse into their vision of the not too distant future. Embracing all interfaces and interactions the video highlights different how this may all work together soon, all being used at once to produce content. Pouring paint out of your mobile phone onto your tablet canvas and letting loose with a bit of finger painting is just the beginning.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the amazing technological vision of the future by the people building the software that this future will be designed with. Sit back, relax and remember 3D glasses are not required for this experience.

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The Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter…

In this digital age getting your content to your big screen TV can be far more difficult than it should be. Juggling HDMI cables or using devices such as Chromecast still have serious limitations, tablets often lack HDMI and even if they do who wants to use a tablet with a cable running across the room. Chromecast and the dozens of knock offs are an improvement but out of the box they are limited to the apps that they work with. Chromecast can of course be hacked to work around it’s limitations but this can have you jumping through hoops to get it working and keep it that way.

This is where the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter comes in, connect the adapter to a HDMI and USB port on your TV and the Miracast software will allow any Windows 8.1 or Android 4.2.1 device compatible gadget (no iOS or Windows RT) to connect and mirror your desktop or stream movies onto your TV. Presentations can come to life, share photos and home movies instantly or send Netflix to the big screen for the kids while your continue to work away.

Microsoft’s display gadget is priced at $59.95 and is available for pre-order now with shipments beginning in October. Bringing together the old world of TV and a new world of gadgets is now a far simple exercise thanks to the little Wireless Display adapter.

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Ikea’s Latest High Tech Innovation, the bookbook…

Poking fun at every Apple product release video in history during the build up to the release of Apple’s latest gadget could be seen as cunning marketing or simply harmless fun. Luckily Ikea’s latest video gets away with it by being plain old funny. Sure Apple is an easy target but that somehow only seems to make more apt.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the only marketing video to succeed at stealing a little spotlight from the high tech fruit company. Sit back, relax and get ready to go old school with Ikea.

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Google’s Greatest Invention is Cardboard, the Clever Cardboard Virtual Reality Kit…

Google’s latest invention has created quite a stir, given to only a few lucky individuals at the recent Google I/O conference it was the worlds most exclusive piece of cardboard.

In reality Google has put ingenious yet simple design to work creating a craft kit that builds a working Virtual Reality headset out of a folded bit of cardboard.

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Nobumichi Asai, Mind Blowing Videos Projected onto Everything…

Nobumichi Asai has been creating incredible projected experiences for many years. Perfecting the art of projected illusion Asai’s latest work will stun and amaze.

Presented for you viewing pleasure are Nobamichi Asai’s latest incredible light shows, one extremely large and one small. Sit back, relax and hit the play button to let the light show begin.

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Nike’s House of Mamba LED Basketball Court, the Stunning LED Display under your Nikes…

Earlier this year Kobe Bryant visited China as part of Nike’s Rise campaign, the Chinese market calls. Bryant joined a team of up and coming Chinese athletes to unveil the world’s first interactive LED basketball court in Shanghai, unveiling Nike’s amazing House of Mamba.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is AKQA’s mind blowing video of the courts first demonstration along with a sneaky intermission video capturing the court in half time party mode. Sit back, relax and prepare to see the future of indoor sports stadiums.

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