Tag Archives: 4K
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Going Beyond 4K

While our industry is scrambling to keep up with the emergence of 4K and Ultra HD displays, there’s an even bigger tidal wave headed our way.

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4K or Not 4K: What Does It All Mean?

The transition to 4K (or more specifically, media content and displays with a resolution of 3840×2160 pixels, a/k/a Ultra HD) is happening with incredible speed. Consider that the first 4K LCD display sold in the United States was an 84−inch monster, manufactured by LG Display and private−labeled by Sony, LG, JVC, and Toshiba, and it […]

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What Do Integrators Need to Know about DisplayPort 1.4?

I had a chance to connect recently with Marques Girardelli, manager of electronics platforms at Planar and Leyard for an in-depth discussion on connectivity trends.  We started with the basics: DisplayPort 1.4. Wait a minute. What happened to DisplayPort 1.3? The DisplayPort 1.3 specification was published in 2014, superseding the DisplayPort 1.2 specification from 2009.  New […]

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Weekly Reading: Best of CES (From Someone Who Wasn’t There)

Happy New Year, readers. As many of you know, there was a gathering last week in Las Vegas of companies that make everything from alarm clocks that emit odors, to curved displays, to robot cars. What you probably don’t know is that last week, the entire InfoComm staff from around the world gathered in Fairfax, […]

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The Disruptive Power of Ethernet

Gigabit Ethernet has been crystallizing as a major pathway for audiovisual (AV) signals, partly due to the fact that current uncompressed video transmission standards can’t quite cope with the full load of the 4K resolution without significant improvisation. InfoComm 2015 saw several manufacturers showcasing new, IP-based, low-latency solutions. One of them was AptoVision, a young engineering […]

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