Have you ever wondered why it seems impossible to get a clear view of a smartphone screen or TV on a bright sunny day outside? It’s mainly because the screen reflects ambient light, thus reducing the contrast of the image. In other words, if the reflected light is comparable in intensity to the screen itself, distinguishing between the bright and dark areas within the image itself becomes an impossible task. Read more to see how inventor Matthew Perks got around this issue.
The Hisense 55″ ULED 55U6G 4K Android Smart TV is perfect for next-generation game consoles or just streaming, and you can get one for $519.99 shipped, today only, originally $649.99. In addition to 4K resolution, the television has Dolby Vision HDR and Full Array Local Dimming Zones, complete with a quad-core processor managing all the algorithms that add up to more colors, more precision as well as image quality. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
For those with a home large enough and have $1.7-million to spend, LG’s DVLED Extreme Home Cinema is unlike any other residential display technology you’ve seen yet. It utilizes 2 million – 33 million individual diodes (depending on resolution) to deliver superb performance with exceptional brightness, complete with years of residential lifespan, breathtaking viewing angles and a very high color gamut, even in window-filled rooms and high ambient light. Read more for more pictures and information.
LG Chem’s ‘Real Folding Window’ display technology is unlike any other, as this specially developed coating material is applied to make the surface as hard as glass, while the folding parts remain as flexible as plastic. More specifically, it differs from the polyimide films and tempered glass-type materials of today because the cover window applied on LG Chem’s new coating technologies maximize flexibility, while also providing optimized solutions for foldable phones, especially where the screen creases. Read more for another picture and additional information.
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Samsung’s latest Unpacked event took place on August 11, 2021, but new products are always under development, like this Flex In & Out concept, which was showcased at the Korea Display Exhibition (IMID 2021). Simply put, it’s a flexible display that can be folded twice into an “S” shape, perfect for a flagship smartphone. When fully unfolded, it could also be used as a secondary display for a laptop. Read more for a video from IMID 2021 and additional information.
Samsung Electronics officially launches the 2021 model of its massive “The Wall” modular display, complete with new AI processing technology, upgraded 120Hz frame rates, and versatile installation options. It uses a new Micro AI Processor to instantly analyze and optimize every frame of video to deliver the best picture quality possible. How so? The processor accesses 16 different neural network models, each trained in AI upscaling and deep learning technology. Read more for additional pictures and information.
LG’s GX Series 55″ Gallery Design 4K Smart OLED TV can double as artwork when wall-mounted, and you can get one for $1496.99 shipped. Put simply, this panel delivers everything that was cutting-edge about the company’s wallpaper TV without the need for a separate soundbar to house all the electronics. This means users get to enjoy stunning OLED picture quality and improved spatial integration to viewers’ living environments. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
The Tokyo Olympics are finally starting in less than 2-weeks, and for those who happen to be strolling through the Shinjuku district, a massive 3D cat may greet you. Measuring 1,664-square-feet, this curved 4K LED billboard from Cross Space sits atop a building and shows a cat walking around, napping and meowing from 7am until 1am. It’s designed to showcase Cross Shinjuku Vision and advertising agency that wants to catch the eye of the 190,000 pedestrians passing by each day. Read more for two videos and additional information.
The Hisense ULED Premium 65″ Class U8G Quantum Series Android 4K Smart TV is a cut above the rest, and you can get one for $1149.99 shipped, today only, originally $1299.99. The Quantum Dot technology produces over one billion colors for purer, richer, more brilliant, and accurate colors, while a 120Hz native refresh rate ensures exceptional clarity as well as smoother gaming. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
LG’s UltraGear 27GN750 27-inch Monitor is perfect for gaming, and you can get one for $296.99 shipped, today only, originally $399.99. Featuring a 1ms (GTG) response time, 240Hz refresh rate for fluid gaming motion, IPS with sRGB 99%, and NVIDIA G-Sync compatibility for reduced screen tearing as well as ultra smooth gameplay. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.