Published on 4th October 2005 by
Originally Posted by B3CK
However, I do think that there was not enough info on how different the color was presented. I was wondering what the color difference looked like first hand, on one monitor to the HDR one. I would love to experience black on bright white, but I already have a light in the next room to make sure I don't trip over the table on the way to the fridge. I want color definition as well. How soon before we start seeing those formats widely used? Would I absolutely need SLI/crossfire to play BF2 on a decent size? What about a higher refresh LCD, not just brighter? I am not sure if I would pay any more than say 13% - 15% more than the competing high res/high refresh rate monitor just to get darker blacks and brighter whites. With building my own media center pc very soon, I am thinking more and more of replacing the living room tv with a do-it-yourself projector, so that I could not only watch tv, but play a little BF2 before the wife got home but that would also suffer from low refresh rates, and (probably most assuredly), horrible definition.
Originally Posted by Hamishneed a replacement for dvi anyway tbh, its pretty crap
the fact that for uber high res screens you need to use 2 dvi ports linked together is just retarded
Originally Posted by brightside"My question relates to how small can the technology be made? I have an InFocus projector set up in my home theater"
The first ever prototype was a projector system, it did not offer the same contrast as the 18 or 37 inch lcd's but still was pretty good.
Originally Posted by HerbCSOExcellent article, gets me all hot'n'bothered for HDR to arrive in the consumer space! ;]
1. Did anyone else notice excessive combing artifacts in the videos? Seemed more pronounced to me on the BridgetSide display than in the Westinghouse - is this an issue with the camera recording it having problems or is it noticeable in RL as well? If it's noticeable in RL, is this an issue with the underlying display tech or could algorithms be improved in later production models to reduce this?
2. Color rendition seemed a little off, especially in the LotR scenes - again: camera problems or real? I imagine this can actually be attributed to the camera since it would blow out most of the channels where the highest brightness was, where the color rendition problems looked to be.
Originally Posted by metarinkaIt seems like there might be HUGE issues with burn in, as I could see a bunch of white led's shinning 24/7 on the back of the lcd causing issues.
Originally Posted by mclean007I don't think so - the whole point is the LEDs don't shine 24/7 onto the back of the LCD. They only shine when needed to, and only brightly enough to produce the desired image.
In any event, I thought LCD burn-in wasn't really much of an issue with the newer panels? I wouldn't know as I haven't got one!
Originally Posted by metarinkaany one give any thought to the rear projection housing idea? using a dlp chip in a rear projection housing to control the 4th channel to get per pixel selective backlighting? It does seem feasibly possible with off the shelf parts from today's technology
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