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A USB-Fed Monitor

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Green House MonitorGreen House's GH-USD16K is a 15.6" LCD monitor that's USB 2.0-based-- receiving image and power from just one port, thanks to its low 5W power consumption.

It handles a 1366 x 768 resolution with a 400:1 contrast ration.

One can also daisy-chain up to 6 of the monitors to a single PC.

Also included is a removable folding stand.

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Last Years for VGA?

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Last Years for VGA?

AMD, Dell, Intel, Lenovo, Samsung and LG announce plans to adopt digital display interfaces like DisplayPort and HDMI to PC.

Thus analog display outputs like VGA will no longer be supported by 2015, Intel and AMD say. HDMI and DisplayPort allow for slimmer laptop designs, support higher resolutions and provide deeper colours than VGA.

The large installed base of existing VGA monitors and projectors should keep VGA ports on PCs beyond 2015. DisplayPort provides backwards compatibility via certified Continue reading...

2011: Year of the Glasses-Free 3D Monitor

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2011: Year of the Glasses-Free 3D Monitor

Eizo announces what it describes as the world's first glasses-free 3D desktop monitor, the Duravision FDF2301-3D.

The 23" display handles 1920 x 1080 resolution and aims at the industrial market.

Eizo's directional backlight technology produces the 3D effect as it displays 2 different images (combined to form the 3D picture) in a time lag.

The manufacturer says the monitor should display stable HD 3D images viewable from all angles.

It should be available by Q2 2010.

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Viewsonic Launches 3D-LED Display

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Viewsonic says its V3D241wm-LED 3D monitor is ideal for both gaming and movies. The 24" screen is the company's first 3D-LED monitor.

Viewsonic 3D

Framerate is 120Hz with 2ms response time. Brightness level is 300 nits.

It comes with a pair of active shutter glasses.

The model features x2 SRS 2W speakers and is Windows 7 and AMD certified.

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Is UMI the Home Video Conferencing Cisco Wanted?

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Is UMI the Home Video Conferencing Cisco Wanted?

Cisco launches ūmi  (prounounced You-Me), a home videoconferencing system. A premium single-function product ($600 in USA for camera STB and remote), it faces competition from smaller, cheaper (as much as 4X) multi-function video conferencing rivals.

The 1080p HD video conferencing camera connects to an internet-enabled console that allows video chat (with remote control) via the living room TV. A monthly subscription ($25 in USA)  is required. Umi accepts video calls from Google video chat, as Continue reading...

An Acer to Fit Your Pocket

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Acer's C20 pico-projector is easy to carry around - it's the size of a smartphone.

Acer C20

The projector connects to either laptop, mobile phone or camcorder via USB or HDMI, and has an integrated SDHC card reader.

Projection sizes vary from 5" up to 66", with 2000:1 contrast ratio and WVGA resolution in 16:9 format. The device combines DLP and RGB LED technologies, which Acer says offer a lamp lifetime of up to 20000 hours.

Speakers are also built in the projector.

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What? Plasma Panels Set All-Time Sales Record

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What? Plasma Panels Set All-Time Sales Record

Rumours of its death are greatly exaggerated as plasma sets an all-time sales high.

Led by the price gap between PDP and LCD panel, Q2 shipments of PDP module shipments recorded 5M units and an increase of 27% M/M or 53% Y/Y.

And if circumstances continue, the PDP module shipments for year 2010 can reach 19.00M units, largely exceed the 16.20M units originally forecasted in early 2010.

In shipment by size, 50"class PDP module shipments exceeded 2M units with the expanded share penetration of Continue reading...

Pocket Projectors: 142 Million Units by 2018

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Pocket Projectors: 142 Million Units by 2018

DisplaySearch reports pocket projectors will grow from 500,000 units and $117m in revenues in 2009 to 142m units and $13.9 billion in 2018, (70% CAGR for revenues and 88% in units).

"There were over 130 new pocket projector models released in the market in 2009, along with the first releases of embedded projectors into the market. Despite this, pocket projectors still face challenges of low brightness, short battery life and high price. Continuing progress in all the technologies surrounding Continue reading...

World's 1st Full HD 3D Projector

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LG Electronics unveils its 2010 video projector series, including CF3D, the world's first Full HD, 3D Single Lens Type Projector.

Featuring a brightness rating of 2500 ANSI lumens and contrast ratio of 7000:1, this model also features TruMotion 120Hz for smoother images – a technology previously only seen on flat panel HDTVs.

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