Sharp Shows Off 60 Inch 4K LCD TV, Launching In 2012

Sharp has shown off a new 60 inch TV which comes with a 4K resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels, and Sharp will be displaying this new 4K LCD TV at this years CEATEC 2011 Exhibition, which takes place next week in Tokyo, Japan.

This new 4k 60 inch LCD TV will go on sale in 2012, and it has been developed in partnership with the I3 (I-cubed) Research Center in Kawasaki, and we will get more details about its specifications next week.

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iFixit Dismantles Apple’s Thunderbolt Display

The iFixit team has been busy once again with their screwdrivers and have this time dismantled Apple’s new 27″ inch Thunderbolt display exposing its technology to the world.

For a recap the new Apple Thunderbolt Display is equipped with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 with 16:9 Widescreen Aspect Ratio and is equipped with a FaceTime HD Camera with Microphone and 49 Watt 2.1 Speaker System. The main thing that has surprised iFixit and us is the sheer amount of technology that is packed into the Apple Display and the number of chips included. iFixit uses the technical term “oodles of chips”.

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Hitachi Announces 4.5 Inch HD IPS Smartphone Display

We have already seen the first few smartphones with HD displays launch over the last week or so, and we can expect to see many more over the coming months, as Hitachi has announced their latest HD smartphone display.

The new Hitachi HD smartphone display measures 4.5 inches and it features a HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, and according to Hitachi it features a 329ppi.

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AOC Unveils Portable USB 16 Inch LCD Monitor

If you are in the market for a portable USB powered LCD monitor. AOC has today announced the launch of their new 16 inch USB LCD monitor equipped with a resolution of 1366 x 768 and a 5ms response time, 50M:1 dynamic contrast ratio and 250cd brightness, which might be worth checking out.

The design of the monitor incorporates and integrated stand that can be folded flat against the back of the display for transport and then folded out when in use.

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Intel’s Ivy Bridge To Support 4K Resolution

Intel’s new Ivy Bridge chipset will support much higher resolutions than their existing chipset, and Intel has announced that Ivy Bridge will support resolutions up to 4096 x 2304 pixels.

The highest resolution consumer displays on the market at the moment support resolutions up to 2560 x 1600, so we expect to see some much higher resolution displays which will make use of the new Intel Ivy Bridge chipset.

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Vuzix Wrap 1200VR Virtual Reality 3D Gaming Glasses Track Your Head Movements

Vuzix has this week followed up the launch of their Vuzix Wrap 1200 glasses last month with a new pair of glasses specifically designed for 3D gamers. The new Vuzix Wrap 1200VR 3D gaming glasses track your head movements using a compass and nine sensors to make sure you are always viewing the best possible 3D picture when gaming.

The Vuzix Wrap 1200VR are similar in specification to the Vuzix Wrap 1200 3D glasses with WVGA displays in front of each at 800×480 but can handle video input in 720p, and can be individually focused for each eye.

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Logitech Harmony Link Transforms Your Tablet or Mobile Device Into A Universal Remote (video)

Logitech have unveiled a new system that will allow you to use either your iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone as a universal remote control. The Logitech Harmony Link is a new and innovative way to connect your HDTV and provide you with one-touch controls and can replace up to eight separate remote controls.

To setup the system you simply, connect a small wireless receiver to your TV and load the free application on to your  tablet or smartphone, then connect via Wi-Fi to the Logitech Harmony. It allows yo to use one-touch gestures within the application on your tablet to control your channels and HDTV. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Lego Augmented Packaging Let You See The Finished Product (video)

Lego has unveiled a a new range of packaging that uses augmented reality to show you exactly what the Lego kit will look like once it has been built even before the box has been opened.

In the example of the Lego Fire Station packaging in the video after the jump, once a web camera is directed on the packaging you can then see the kit in all its glory animated with the fire truck even driving in and out of the station. Watch it in action after the jump.

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HP Unveils New Range Of IPS Based Professional Displays

HP has today unveiled a new range of IPS based displays, designed for the professional and business markets. The new ZR2x40w-series displays are equipped with new colour accurate in-plane switching (IPS) technology and range from the 20 inch ZR2040w, for $189 with a 1600 x 900 resolution. Up to the 47 inch LD4720tm digital signage displays pictured after the jump.

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Epson Megaplex Projectors Equipped With iOS Dock

Epson has today unveiled a new line of projectors that have been designed with an integral iOS dock. The new MegaPlex MG-850HD and MegaPlex MG-50 now make it easy to view iPhone, iPad or iPod content directly through the projector by simply docking your iOS device.

Both projectors feature internal 10W stereo speakers and  feature USB Plug ‘n Play instant setup, enabling users to project from a PC or Mac system or show slideshows via USB. They are also equipped with HDMI and VGA inputs for connectivity with Nintendo Wii, PS3 and Microsoft Xbox 360.

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DisplayLink USB 3.0 to HDMI Adapter Unveiled

DisplayLink have unveiled a very handy addition to their range of adapters in the form of their USB 3.0 to HDMI Adapter. The new Winstars SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to HDMI adapter was unveiled and demonstrated at this weeks IDF (Intel Developer Forum).

The adapter provides you with the ability to connect a HDTV monitor in either mirror mode or extended mode and supports a resolution up to a 2560 x 1600. The adapter is also equipped with ultra-low latency, smooth window and cursor movement, and supports full-screen 3D games and videos. The one pictured below is Winstars current SuperSpeed USB 2.0 to HDMI adapter.

Winstars SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to HDMI adapter

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