CES 2017

Here are some of the coolest displays we saw at CES. Impressive new display technologies and TVs that we think Think we missed something worth blogging about? Send us an email!

LG Display:

  • W7 Featherweight TV series
    • 3840×2160 resolution (4K HDR)
    • Two models: 65″ and 77″ displays
    • OLED, and therefore does not require a backlight
    • webOS 3.5 enabled
    • What makes it special?
      • Thinnest television on the market currently, coming in at 2.57mm thick
      • To allow for such a thin form factor, the speakers are packaged in a separate soundbar mounted beneath the display

NVIDIA:

  • Shield TV
    • 3840×2160 resolution (4K HDR)
    • What makes it special?
      • Natively supports Netflix, Youtube, Google Play, Amazon Video, and game streaming in 4K
      • Built in Google Assistant
      • Comes with the NVIDIA Spot, an external device to support voice commands around the house
  • Project Valerie
    • 11520×2160 resolution (3x 4K HDR)
    • Laptop
    • What makes it special?
      • This laptop comes with 3 concurrent 4K HDR monitors that fold out from the monitor for a 12K gaming experience
      • Features an NVIDIA GTX 1080, allowing for VR support or an impressive 

HTC:

  • HTC Vive
    • Virtual reality headset
    • 2160×1200 resolution (1080×1200 per eye) 
    • 90 Hz refresh rate
    • What makes it special?
      • Virtual reality is only so realistic when you’re confined to a chair with cords, so they made it wireless. Additionally, the first VR software subscription service is available for VR video streaming.

Sony:

  • AE1 (A1 in the UK)
    • Three models: 55″, 65″, and 77″ displays
    • OLED: high picture quality without a backlight
    • 3840×2160 resolution (4K HDR)
    • What makes it special?
      • There are no separate speakers from the display. Instead, the actual panel of the TV vibrates itself to produce sound.

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