AMD says it’s a VR thing now. Well ok, not really, but AMD is leveraging the increased memory bandwidth in their high-end R9 Fury cards to push both 4k and VR. They showed off the R9 Fury X dual-GPU reference design working for the first time at VRLA (Virtual Reality Los Angeles). This card will feature two 28nm Fiji GPUs plus an estimated 8GB of 2.5D HBM 1.0. The memory would be split between the two GPUs at 4GB each.
The new monitor from Asus comes under a name PB287Q, has a WLED screen with a diagonal of 28 inches and a maximum resolution of 3840x2160 pixels with a density of 157 ppi. Viewing angle is 170 degrees horizontally and 160 degrees vertically, the monitor has an aspect ratio of 16:9, ASCR contrast of 100.000,000:1 and a maximum brightness of 300 cd/m2. The response of the screen is excellent 1 ms (GtG) and can display 1.07 billion colors (10-bit).
If the information obtained by the Notebook Italia prove to be true, this year Asus will introduce a new ultrabook called Zenbook NX500. The most interesting part by which Zenbook NX500 should stand out from other manufacturers who offer similar, certainly applies to the screen that Asus plans to equip to it. There is rumor about the screen that has a resolution of 4K (3840x2160 pixels), and a diagonal of 15.6 inches.
CES 2014 – Las Vegas, Nevada. As we mentioned in another article it seems that CES is living up to its name as it becomes more and more about consumer electronics (gadgets, TVs, Mobile etc) and the computer industry moves into the background. So with that in mind, just what is going to be the “big thing” at CES 2014? Will we see something PC related as the darling of the show or will we find another item that steals interest and what everyone will be talking about.
The American company Polaroid will at the upcoming CES introduce its first Ultra HD television whose price will be less than $1,000, it will cost exactly $999.99. Polaroid has been known for producing cameras and films for self-developed instant photos until they went bankrupt in 2001.
Dell should soon unveil a new 4K monitor. This model marked UP2414Q comes with a diagonal of 24 inches, and even though there was no official announcement of the device, Dell presented specifications on their website.
Monitor brings 32 inch (31.5-inch visible) Sharp IGZO display in ultra HD resolution (3840x2160 pixels) with LED backlighting. Viewing angle is 176 degrees horizontally and vertically, with a contrast ratio of 100:1 and brightness of 350 cd/m2.
Two companies joined forces, and this week demonstrated wireless streaming of visual content in Ultra HDTV or 4K resolution from the laptop to the presentation screen. Wilocity is a manufacturer of wireless chips with multi-gigabit speeds at a frequency of 60 GHz, while the company DisplayLink is responsible for development of the "USB graphics technology'" which includes a combination of smooth display of video, low latency and ease of USB technology.
Company Singulus Technologies has developed a new line for reproduction called Bluline III which is intended to produce three-layer Blu-ray disc with a capacity of 100 GB. Equipment for the production of new drives is based on the technology of the existing machinery lines Bluline II used for the reproduction of a double-layer Blu-ray discs.
Intel has officially unveiled the Thunderbolt 2, the second generation of fast interface for connecting computers with a variety of peripheral devices. Thunderbolt 2 is a more advanced controller codenamed Falcon Ridge, while the cables and connectors remain the same as they were in previous editions.