Lumus OE-31 Optical Engine Unveiled (video)

You might remember the Lumus DK-32 wearable display that was being showcased at CES earlier this year by Lumus. Now Lumus have revealed a little more information about their Lumus OE-31 Optical Engine which is used to create the heads-up-display (HUD) within the glasses.

The Lumus OE-31 Optical Engine can be used either in glasses, goggles or protective head gear to provide the users with more information via the HUD. The display lens can either be used in front of one eye or both. Watch the video after the jump to see more detail of the Lumus OE-31 Optical Engine from the recent CES show.

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LightBeam Transforms Any Surface Into An Interactive Display

LightBeam is a new pico projector technology that allows any surface to be transformed into an interactive display. LightBeam has been developed by a team of researchers at Germany’s Technische Universität Darmstadt. Watch the video after the jump to see Lightbeam in action, together with everyday objects being used as remote control devices.


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Philips HMP2000 Set-top Box Adds Netflix And LoveFilm To Your TV

As well as announcing their new line-up of dual-view gaming HDTVs arriving in the second quarter of 2012. Phillips have also this week launched its new Philips HMP2000 set top box, which has been designed to compete with the likes of Apple TV, Roku and other set top boxes.

The Philips HMP2000 will connect to any HDTV with a HDMI port and provides services such as Netflix, LoveFilm and YouTube, As well as BBC/Channel 4 content which is supplied via Netflix, rather than either iPlayer or 4oD.

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Samsung To Spin Off LCD Business As Samsung Display

We have been hearing rumors over the last few week that Samsung has intended to spin off its LCD business into a separate company, and Samsung has now confirmed that its LCD’s will now be made by Samsung Display.

Samsung Display will be separated from its parent company, on the 1st of April, and the new company will launch with $667.3 million of working capital.

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Phillips Launching New Dual-view Gaming TVs During 2012

Phillips has announced that during the second quarter of 2012 it will be rolling out new ranges of HDTVs that will be equipped with a dual-view mode, perfect for multiplayer gaming on the same screen.

The new dual-view technology that we have featured here on Geeky Gadgets previously, enables two gamers to play on the same full screen, but see different views. In a similar way you can dual-view game on Sony’s 3D display.

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AOC Unveils 27 inch e2752Vh $299 Monitor

AOC has today unveiled a new addition to its range of monitors in the form of their new 27 inch e2752Vh. Which sports a 2ms GTG response time and 20,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio.

The AOC e2752Vh monitor also provides 1920 x 1080 @60Hz resolutio, 16:9 Aspect ratio, 300 cd/m² typical brightness, as well as connection for DVI-D with HDCP, HDMI with HDCP digital inputs.

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Samsung’s 55 Inch OLED TV Hits The UK This Spring

We saw Samsung’s new 55 inch Super OLED TV back in January, and it was expected to go on sale in the second half of 2012, although now it would appear that it will launch in the UK a little earlier.

According to a recent report, Samsung will start selling their 55 inch OLED TV in the UK this spring, although no details have been revealed as yet on how much the device will actually cost.

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DirecTiVo HD DVR Launches

Tivo has joined forces with DirecTV to create a new TiVo HD DVR, which it has been testing behind the scenes within a small number markets. Now Tivo and DirecTV have finished testing and are ready to start shipping their new DirecTV TiVo HD DVR (better known as DirecTiVo) to the masses.

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Logitec One-Seg iOS Tuner LDT-1Si01 Unveiled

iPad owners looking to add a little live TV to their Apple tablet might be interested in this new TV tuner which has been unveiled and lunched by Logitec called the LDT-1Si01.

The new iOS LDT-1Si01 tuner will be arriving in Japan later this month and lets you view One-seg satellite programming on the iPad and iPod. Unfortunately at the moment it doesn’t support Apple’s latest and greatest iPhone 4S.


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Apple’s HDTV Being Tested By Rogers And BCE?

According to the Globe and Mail, two companies already have Apple’s new HDTV in their labs, and are testing out the devices, the companies in question are Canada’s Rogers Communications and BCE Inc.

The report says that the HDTV has some of the features we have previously heard rumored, Apple’s Siri and hands gestures are apparently used to control the device.

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Corning’s Vision Of Our Touchscreen Future (Video)

Touchscreen devices are now part of our everyday lives, in our smartphones and tablets, but what will touchscreen technology be like in 10 or 15 years time, and how will these technologies be integrated into our daily lives.

Corning, who make the Gorilla Glass and other glass for many of our touchscreen devices have put together a video of how they imagine us using touchscreen technology in the future.

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OLED TV Explained

Ever since the introduction of the first flat panel TV in the market, TV sets continually become thinner, brighter and clearer. It’s only natural that television companies set their sights on OLED technology. OLED TV is the next big thing in television today. Here’s a breakdown of how OLED TV could change the way we watch in the comfort of our homes for the better.

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