Sony Unveils 4K Home Cinema Projector

Sony has this week taken the wraps off its projector creation in the form of the Sony VPL-VW1000ES projector. Which is capable of projecting images at a fantastic 4096 x 2160 resolution.

The Sony VPL-VW1000ES supports 3D content and requires active-shutter 3D glasses. It’s equipped with 1,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and produces a 2,000 ANSI-lumens of brightness, and the 330W bulb provides 2,000 to 2,500 hours of use.

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Sharp Unveils Paper Thin IGZO LCD And OLED Displays

Sharp has this week unveiled LCD and OLED display panels based on the new indium gallium zinc oxide (IGZO) technology. Using advanced IGZO oxide semiconductors allows Sharp to create LCDs with smaller thin-film transistors, together with increased pixel transparency. The technology can also be applied to OLED screens, which can be paper-thin.

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Simple.TV Turns To Kickstarter (video)

First unveiled back in CES earlier this year, and winner of Best of CES 2012. The Simple.TV has now turned to the Kickstarter crowd funding website to help their device make the jump from concept to production.

Simple.TV DVR is a small device that has been designed to replace your existing cable box, providing HD tuner and DVR in one simple package. That can then be controlled using apps from your smartphones and tablets. Watch the video after the jump to hear how the Simple.TV can enhance your HDTV viewing.

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LG Announces 5 Inch Full HD Retina Smartphone Display

LG has announced a new 5 inch smartphone display that comes with a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, this means it will be able to handle full HD content in 1080p just like your HDTV.

This new display from LG is an LCD panel with Advanced High Performance In-Plane Switching (AH-IPS) and it features a pixel density of 440ppi plus an aspect ratio of 16:9.

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LG 55 Inch OLED TV Design Officially Revealed (video)

LG has officially revealed the design for their new 55EM9600 55 inch OLED TV. Which sports a carbon fiber back and slightly larger base, than originally showcased at CES earlier in the year.

Creating a carbon fiber back has allows LG to shave off an extra millimetre from the overall thickness of the 55 OLED TV, now making it just 4 mm (0.16 inches) thick.

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KDDi Android 4.0 Smart TV Box Unveiled

KDDi has just unveiled a new addition to their range of products in the form of the KDDi Smart TV Box, which was announced by KDDi’s President. The new KDDi Smart TV Box has been designed to run Google’s latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system, and will provide users with movies and TV content, together with apps.

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Samsung Receives Huge Orders For Its Flexible OLED Displays

It looks like we could be seeing some smartphones with flexible OLED displays sooner rather than later as Samsung has announced that they have received huge orders for their new flexible OLED displays which the company calls YOUM.

Samsung announced recently that their new YOUM flexible OLED displays were ready for mass production and are expected to be released before the end of 2012.

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Samsung’s 55 Inch OLED TV To Cost $9,000

Earlier today we heard that Samsung’s new 55 inch OLED TV is ready to go into production, unfortunately Samsung did not give any information on pricing or a release date when it was announced.

Now we have some price information, according to the AP, who have spoken to Samsung this new OLED TV will retail for around 10 million won, which roughly works out at around $9,000.

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