Posts tagged CES
CNET: Hisense Quantum Dot TVs launch in May, start at $699

Olivia Tambini, writing for CNET on everything that Hisense announced at CES 2019, including the new Quantum Dot-powered H9F and U9F series. These sets will be available in May and start at $699 for a 55”:

“H9F and U9F series Android TVs: These step-up models offer improved image quality specs, thanks to quantum dot technology. The H9F (May, $700 for 55-inch and $1,000 for the 65-inch) has 150 dimming zones and gets up to 1,000 nits in brightness, while the U9F (June, available only in a 75-inch size for $3,500) has a whopping 1,000+ zones and 2,200 nits of peak brightness.”

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Digital Trends: HP's 65" Gaming Monitor with Quantum Dots is a "Visual Feast"

Luke Larsen, writing for Digital Trends on HP’s Omen X Big Format Gaming Monitor. The display, which was a collaboration with NVIDIA, features Quantum Dot technology for blazing speed, color and brightness.

“The HP Omen X Emperium 65 isn’t just a concept. The display goes on sale in February. Acer and Asus have similar 65-inch BFGDs of their own, though the Omen is the first you’ll be able to buy… You can thank the quantum dot technology used in the LCD for those amazing colors. It’s a visual feast all around.”

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Forbes: HP Goes big on Displays at CES 2019

Patrick Moorhead, writing for Forbes on HPs big display news at CES 2019. The company launched a world’s first QDOG monitor, the Pavilion 27, which will ship in March for $399 along with a massive 65” Quantum Dot gaming “monitor”:

“HP Inc. announced a new slate of immersive displays for its Pavilion laptop line. The one that I’m most excited about is the HP Pavilion 27 Quantum Dot, which I believe is the first Quantum Dot on glass display in the world, featuring a billion plus viewable colors. At 6.5mm wide, it’s the company’s thinnest display to date…”

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Nanosys to Show Color Volume Demo at CES 2017

Chris Chinnock of DisplayDaily recently caught-up with Nanosys CEO Jason Hartlove to learn about the company's CES plans:

To get a jump on our CES coverage, we decided to have a call with Jason Hartlove, CEO of quantum dot supplier, Nanosys, to learn more about their activities, what they will show at CES and their expectations for quantum dot development.

One of the key demos Nanosys will be showcasing in their suite in the Westgate will be a color volume demo...

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Samsung: "We believe quantum dot is the future of display technology”

“We believe quantum dot is the future of display technology,” said Joe Stinziano, executive vice president of the consumer business division at Samsung Electronics.

The newish competitor is quantum dot technology, which Samsung claims can generate visuals that rival OLED screens. Moreover, quantum dot material can enhance lower cost LCD display manufacturing lines with a few adjustments. OLEDs have traditionally been more challenging to make, which contributed to their slow arrival to production model televisions.

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TCL Launches Multiple Quantum Dot TVs at CES with Nanosys Technology

The QUHD TV series, built on the fundamental innovation of backlight technology, has set a higher standard for next-generation TVs, bringing an end to disputes over what is actually the next-generation TV technology. QUHD TVs, by taking full advantage of the unique quantum technology, far exceed LED TVs in terms of display effects and also surpasses OLED TVs in terms of several key metrics, including definition and color purity.

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The Register: Samsung slams door on OLED TVs, makes QUANTUM dot LEAP

Samsung has said that it intends to focus on UHD TVs using LCD panels augmented by quantum dot technology, instead of pushing OLED as a commercial replacement for LCD. This is the kind of decision that might mean that OLED nevertakes off in the larger form factors.

Kim Hyun-Seok, the head of Samsung’s TV business, told reporters that the firm doesn’t intend to change its OLED strategy this year or next – meaning that it will look to quantum dots to wring the life out of LCD instead of taking the plunge to OLED.

Samsung is planning on showcasing its new quantum dot tech at CES 2015.

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DigitalTrends: Samsung Shelves OLED in favor of Quantum Dot display tech for next generation TVs

According to the CNET report, the company is fighting back by pouring R&D money into Quantum Dot televisions which, like OLEDs, are a self-emitting technology (they can generate their own light).

Quantum Dots are a difficult technology to understand, but their potential benefits are easier to wrap your head around. Think of Quantum Dots as ultra-tiny particles that will make their own light if electricity is applied to them, or if light is shone on them. That color is directly related to their size, and their color production is extremely stable. Presently, Quantum Dots are used to change the color of LEDs into other colors, eliminating the need for a color filter in an LCD planel, and producing more accurate, well-saturated colors, along with purer whites. Unfortunately, they still rely on LED backlights, which means displays using the technology must still be carefully engineered in order to offer other critical picture quality elements, such as deep black levels, and uniformly bright screens.


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HDTV Expert on CES 2014: Red really looks like red when viewed with a Quantum Dot backlight

Red – perhaps the most difficult color to reproduce accurately in any flat-screen TV – really looks like red when viewed with a QD backlight. And it’s possible to show many subtle shades of red with this technology.

All you need is a QD film or emitter with arrays of red and green dots, plus a backlight made up of blue LEDs. The blue passes through, while the blue photons “tickle” the red and green dots, causing them to emit their respective colors. It’s also possible to build a direct-illumination display out of quantum dots that would rival OLED TVs.

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