Industrial monitors, a market that values quality over price. The deep corporate pockets of their customers removes the normal cost limitations of the retail world, creating a technological bubble. A place where the latest technology often appears first, with astronomical price-tags. Wince inducing scary kinds of numbers. An amazing technological preview for the rest of us.
The latest technology preview, for the rest of us, is the industrial Eizo DuraVision FDH3601 4k display. This 28kg heavy weight monster is able to display a 4096 by 2160 pixel picture over its 37.4 inch IPS LCD Panel. At 8.8 megapixels the monitor, designated the DuraVision FDH3601, is the first in a new class of high density IPS panel. Imagine a 37.4 inch iPad 3 retina display with better color.
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ViewSonic, makers of much value oriented hardware have entered the IPS market. A sign that IPS panels are at last taking over the monitor market this is a value oriented IPS panel for the masses. Priced at $185 USD for a 23″ IPS this is one of the cheapest IPS monitor on the market. Dell is also shooting for this market with the recent discount of their 23″ IPS to $229 USD, also an excellent value monitor. ViewSonic’s new baby isn’t the most feature rich panel on the market but it is the perfect monitor for those simply looking for a good quality picture to add to their PC or PowerMac.
While new ViewSonic panel doesn’t represent the top end of the monitor market it does bring all of the advantages of IPS panels to the lower end of the market. In this case the advantages include wide viewing angles with-out loss of picture quality, better colour reproduction, true blacks and much higher contrast ratios. All things that typical TN LCD’s of the past have struggled with.
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We’ve been following IPS panels for a we while now, and with much anticipation of them becoming a bog standard item, a standard consumable . . .
Dell this week released a new affordable IPS LCD Monitor, a monitor with more pop than a lady gaga track and a price tag we can actually afford, the monitor is already on sale for $399 USD. The panel is based on IPS technology – In-Plane Switching – that gives the display a more vivid and brighter picture than the current generation LCD monitors. The iPad 2, iPhone 4, Asus Transformer tablet, Samsung Galaxy tablet all use IPS displays to give the tiny displays that little extra pop, critical when the whole computer is just a display. Are IPS monitors about to hit mainstream?
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