VESA upgrades Embedded DisplayPort

The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) announced Embedded DisplayPort (eDP) Standard version 1.5. It retains all key features of the previous specification while adding additional capabilities and performance such as an improved panel self-refresh protocol coupled with enhancements to VESA’s Adaptive-Sync protocol. VESA says it should result in added power savings and improved motion image quality. For devices such as … Read more

Acer ranked number one in gaming monitors

  The latest market data (from IHS)shows Acer ranked as the number one supplier, worldwide, for gaming monitors in 1H’19 with 15.7% market share and 81% year-on-year (YoY) growth. In North America, Acer also took the no. 1 spot during 1H’19 with 27.8% retail gaming market share, and in Canada with a 24.2% market share (source: NPD). The success of … Read more

AMD’s RX5500 GPU coming soon, to you

  The long-rumored and highly anticipated AMD RX5500 GPU is here, well it will be here soon. AMD is only announcing the GPU, one for mobile (RX5500m) and one for desktop (5500 Series), and the company’s AIB partners will build the mainstream boards based on the chip. That’s the fashion with AMD and Nvidia: build the high-end and midrange AIBs, … Read more

CES 2019, a gap year

The gadget show of the year showcased new tech in all categories: from health care to TVs, cars, and robots. The darlings of the past, like 3D printing and VR, didn’t get quite the same play but cars and their entertainment systems are always there as are new TVs and PCs.  The CES Innovation awards are a little like third-grade … Read more