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With a Little help from Our Friends
By Stephen P. Atwood

Industry News

By Jenny Donelan

Guest Editorial

Digital Sign age that Captivates
By Terry Schmidt

Frontline Technology: Considering Color Performance in Curved OLED TVs

One of the creators of the IDMS (Information Display Measurements Standard) takes the measure of the latest large, curved OLED TVs.  In this first article in a series, he looks at color performance
By Edward F. Kelley

Frontline Technology: Developing a 110-in. 4K x 2K TV

China Star Optoelectronics Technology Company has demonstrated a 110-in. LCD TV that has an outstanding dynamic contrast ration of 50000:1, ultra-high brightness of 1000 nits, high-saturated color reproduction, and a 288-zone local dimming backlight.  Manufacturing a high-definition high-quality TV in such a large size brings with it special manufacturing challenges.
By Li-Yi Chen, Yu-Yeh Chen, Hung-Lung Hou, Yuming Mo, and Chung-Yi Chiu

Frontline Technology: Novel Emissive Projection Display Digitizes Class Windows

An innovative emissive projection-display (EPD) system consisting of a fully transparent fluorescent screen and a blue-light-emitting digital projector can be used for digital signage on the windows of buildings or vehicles.  The screen can be applied to any window without obstructing the view through the glass.
By Ted X. Sun and Botao Cheng

Display Marketplace: Public Displays in Europe (and Elsewhere)

Public displays have been slow to make inroads in many European markets, although there have been pockets of progress.  It is difficult to generalize about the digital-signage market in Europe, let alone the Middle East and Africa because every country is a market unto itself, with unique economic, cultural, and regulatory requirements.
By Bob Raikes

Regional Business Review: The Display Business Environment in Europe: Together but Different

This article, the second in an occasional series that looks at business environments around the world, describes historical, economic, and other conditions that affect display companies doing business in Europe.                  
By Jenny Donelan

Venture Capital Series: Part III: The Ins and Outs of Venture Capital

Raising venture capital funds is an exciting and often necessary step for your start-up.  It's also fraught with potential pitfalls that could cost you your company.  The third article in our venture capital series examines key terms used in investment deals and offers valuable insights into the venture capital business model.
By Helge Seetzen

SID News: Highlights from EuroDisplay 2013

By Ian Sage and Alasdair Campbell