Agenda – DS15

Planned Special Demos

  • High dynamic range – Comparison of standard and high dynamic range images
  • Wide color gamut – Comparison of content mastered 2020 and rec 709 color spaces
  • Distribution Formats: Vendors show various combinations of more cables, multiplexing features and compression to distribute 4K or 8K content
  • LED vs.LCD – a side by side comparison between a 1.2mm LED video wall and a high-brightness large scale LCD video wall
  • Comparison of new color accurate projectors vs. reference monitor
  • Virtual reality demos


(as of June 6, 2015)

Monday, June 15, 2015
Monday 8:30-10:00 Trends in High Dynamic Range Ecosystem
Moderator: Chris Chinnock, Insight Media
Philips  Delivering HDR to the End User Joop Talstra, IP&S Manager
RealD  3D image quality in the PLF environment Miller Schuck, PhD | Chief Scientist, Optical Systems
Canon The Emerging HDR Pipeline  Larry Thorpe
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
Monday 10:30-11:30 Display Components
Moderator:  Matthew Brennesholtz, Insight Media
Wavien Laser-Excited Phosphor/Dye in Liquid for High-Power Digital Projectors Ken Li, President & CEO
Microlite Inc. Breaking the Screen Gain-Viewing Angle Trade Off Martin Chien, CEO
Monday 11:30-12:00 Breakthroughs in LED Illumination
Moderator: Matthew Brennesholtz, Insight Media
Philips Lighting High Lumen Density (HLD): An Innovation Approach to High Brightness LED Projection Peter Vankan
12:00-1:30 Lunch
Monday 1:30-3:00 Why Color Accuracy is Becoming More Important
Moderator: Chris Chinnock, Insight Media
Insight Media Comparison Testing of Solid State Projectors vs. Projector with New High Lumen Density (HLD) LED  Technology Light Source  Chris Chinnock, President
BenQ North America Color Accuracy: The Missing Piece of the Projection Image Puzzle Felix Pimentel, Senior Product Marketing Manager
Sharma Consulting  Mapping and Quantifying Human Color Perception Abhay Sharma, Color Consultant
3:00-3:30 Coffee Break
Monday 3:30-5:00 Trends in AR / VR
Moderator: Norbert Hildebrand, Insight Media
DigiLens  DigiLens – A Systematic Approach to Optical Waveguide Development for AR and VR applications Jonathan Waldern, CEO
Kverve Optics P200M Collimated HMD (VR/AR Glasses) Jorn Eriksen
Immersion -VRelia Accelerating Cognitive Evolution with VR Manuel R. Gutierrez Novelo, CEO
5:00-7:00 Networking, Exhibits, Demos and Refreshments
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Tuesday 8:30-10:00 4K Distribution:
More Cables?
More Features?
Moderator: Bob Raikes, Meko
Lattice Semiconductor The Tipping Point for 4K  Marshall Goldberg, Senior Product Marketing Manager
HD BaseT The Challenges of 4K Distribution Micha Risling
ThinkLogical Maintaining Signal Integrity in the 4K World: Extending and Switching UHD Video for Mission-Critical Applications Bob Ventresca
ZeeVee Learn the 3 “Cs” of 4K Distribution: Cost, Compression and Configuration  Danny Barr
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
Tuesday 10:30-12:00 Digital Cinema Panel
Moderator: Chris Chinnock, Insight Media
Barco Bill Beck, The Laser Guy
MKPE Consulting Michael Karagosian, President
NEC Richard McPherson, Sr. Product Manager
Christie Don Shaw, Senior Director, Product Management
12:00-1:30 Lunch
Tuesday 1:30-3:00 Wide Color Gamut Displays
Moderator: Chris Chinnock, Insight Media
QD Vision Dr. John Ho, Mgr. Advanced Development
Sony Sander Phipps, Senior Product Manager, Professional Display
Digital Projection Phil Laney, Director of Simulation and Visualization
3:00-3:30 Coffee Break
Tuesday 3:30-5:00 Trends in Large Format Displays
Moderator: Gary Kayye, rAVe
Panasonic Jim Noecker, Sr. Solutions Manager, Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company
NEC Ben Hardy, Product Specialist
Lyle Bunn Lyle Bunn, Analyst – Advisor –Educator; Dynamic Place-based Media
Userful Tim Griffin, Co-founder, CTO