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amsdaman 19 posts  |  Last Activity: Apr 28, 2016 9:51 AM Member since: Jul 22, 2010
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    by akimed Apr 28, 2016 6:36 AM
    amsdaman amsdaman Apr 28, 2016 9:51 AM Flag

    1) Use the link provided by Akimed on IV
    2) press blue NUMBER button from top of screen
    3) enter 20160116748 in Search field
    4) press search
    It works for me.

  • amsdaman amsdaman Apr 12, 2016 10:33 AM Flag

    2K x 2K is neither 2K (2k x !k) or 4K (4K x 2K) and falls between. I suggest they have just rounded up?
    No consumer device perhaps but why not an Industrial/Commercial version?

  • Source Acy's Blog

    During his keynote talk at today’s VR World Congress (VRWC) in Bristol, UK, AMD’s Roy Taylor revealed that the company has its own VR device in its labs. According to Taylor, the device supports 4K resolution per eye, easily beating that of the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. It also boasts a 120Hz refresh rate, again surpassing those two devices though matching the refresh rate of the 1080p display seen in the upcoming PlayStation VR. It’s not expected that this device will see a consumer release, instead being used for internal testing.

    Even with these additions, VR is far from perfect. Taylor noted that achieving 144 frames per second with 16K resolution per eye was the real goal for the tech, which is something fans likely won’t see for a very long time.

  • Reply to


    by atlas12005 Apr 9, 2016 11:45 AM
    amsdaman amsdaman Apr 11, 2016 9:53 AM Flag

    Reply to Optimist
    Thanks for the reminder. I read your ASM report at the time so I will have to put it down to my memory not improving with age!

  • Reply to


    by atlas12005 Apr 9, 2016 11:45 AM
    amsdaman amsdaman Apr 9, 2016 4:58 PM Flag

    As far as I know the evidence is circumstantial. Sculley has talked a number of times about such a system being in progress and Elbit is a longtime Emagin customer for military applications. (Google “Elbit OLED”)

    Sculley 2015 Q2
    “And beyond military avionics, one company is working on using microdisplays
    for commercial helicopter fixed wing pilots and this is a much bigger potential market for us.”

  • pcworldDOTcom/article/3044048/virtual-reality/how-amd-plans-to-conquer-virtual-reality.html?sf23331695=1
    Link from Acy’s Blog

    “AMD’s Raja Koduri is a soft-spoken and mild-mannered man, but bring up the topic of virtual reality, and he’s unstoppable.
    As AMD’s graphics chief, he’s at the center of developing cutting-edge technology so VR headsets provide life-like visuals in virtual worlds. He’s now driving AMD’s aggressive plan to provide underlying technology to turn VR headsets from a niche into a mainstream product.
    Koduri’s plan entails providing technology to make VR headsets lighter while making visuals more realistic. Another goal is to untether VR headsets from PCs, and to provide tools so that the 360-degree interactive content isn’t nauseating or a strain on the eyes.”

    Sounds good but later says

    “AMD won’t release it’s own headset as it is satisfied with the innovations in headsets from companies like Oculus and HTC. Sony this year plans to ship a PlayStation VR headset for its PlayStation 4 console, which is already powered by an AMD chip.”

    Who is making the headsets ?????

  • Reply to


    by networthdev Mar 26, 2016 1:44 PM
    amsdaman amsdaman Mar 27, 2016 6:41 AM Flag

    FIRST WASHINGTON CORP Status Date 12/31/2015
    Owned 1,200,758 shares
    Added in 4th Qtr 2015 318,333 shares

    They are the largest Institutional owner by some distance

    Read more: nasdaqDOTcom/symbol/eman/institutional-holdings#ixzz4468vWSgu

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    by amsdaman Mar 17, 2016 4:09 PM
    amsdaman amsdaman Mar 17, 2016 4:36 PM Flag

    In our commercial business, we are encouraged by the level of interest from potential well-recognized entities with whom we are in conversation. In concert with these discussions, we are actively meeting with potential partners with high volume manufacturing capability to prepare us to meet expected demand from commercial applications of our displays

  • amsdaman by amsdaman Mar 17, 2016 4:09 PM Flag

    Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2015 were $6.7 million, essentially flat with fourth quarter of 2014. Product revenues (primarily display sales) totaled $5.7 million, 1.3% more than fourth quarter last year. R&D contract revenues totaled approximately $1.0 million, in line with fourth quarter last year. Similar to the annual comparison noted above, the fewer displays sold during the fourth quarter 2015 were more than offset by a higher average selling price.

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    More from Acy's Blog

    by amsdaman Mar 15, 2016 6:47 AM
    amsdaman amsdaman Mar 15, 2016 11:49 AM Flag

    I think the use of the term 4K here is just lazy.
    4K is used for high definition TV's and Cinema.
    There are multiple definitions but are all approx 4K x 2k, thus 8 million pixels

    Emagin as we know is 2K x 2k, thus 4 million pixels

  • arstechnicaDOTcoDOTuk/gaming/2016/03/amd-radeon-pro-duo-revealed/

    While AMD's Radeon Pro Duo is aimed at existing VR devices and content creation, AMD's Roy Taylor did hint at what the future might hold for the company during a pre-briefing call, outside of sticking an entire PC inside a headset:

    "We are already working with a headset manufacturer, unannounced, with a 4K per eye headset. It exists. It's quite, quite beautiful, and we believe that the roadmap to go into higher resolutions will happen more quickly than is probably expected. Once you've seen a high resolution VR experience, you can see that it's really quite beautiful."

  • amsdaman by amsdaman Mar 13, 2016 11:49 AM Flag

    from Acy's Blog today

    5 jobs at eMagin Corporation

    Development Engneer - R&D Thin Films
    Process Engineer - Thin Film Mfg.
    Yield Improvement Manager/Engineer
    Equipment/Maintenance Technician - Manufacturing
    Organic Engineer - MFG 2nd shift

  • Reply to

    Triple top

    by dogsgottapoop Mar 2, 2016 10:06 PM
    amsdaman amsdaman Mar 9, 2016 8:48 AM Flag

    What I do not understand how you can believe the analysis of data from a days trading of 11366 shares in a stock with average trading volume of 87000 shares. Any method of statistical analysis surely needs much more data.

  • amsdaman by amsdaman Mar 4, 2016 11:00 AM Flag

    I have been looking for any latest information on ENVGIII. The only source giving any time line was wikipedia. I assume we are in this release, though it has never been confirmed as far as I know. If it is to be fielding in 2017 there would need to be some production in 2016.

    “As of July 2015, the Army had bought about 9,000 ENVG-I and 16,000 ENVG-II units. Beginning in FY 2017, the ENVG-III is expected to begin fielding, with a total of 41,000 to be produced by BAE Systems and DRS Technologies. Like previous versions, the ENVG-III allows soldiers to choose between night vision, thermal, hybrid, and a hybrid where thermal images show up with an outline, but extends the thermal capacity out to the entire 40-degree field of view rather than just a circle in the middle, and has a sleeker design for the device and battery pack, improved resolution, is lighter at less than two pounds, and is designed to work with the FWS-I. Plans are to equip 24 ENVGs per platoon, with each costing an estimated $10,000, cheaper than previous versions due to competition and improved technology.”

  • Couple of exhibitions Emagin are attending (courtesy of Acy’s Blog)

    SPIE Defense 19-21 April 2016 Booth 1134

    Display Week May 22 Booth 1235

    Q4 results also due of course.
    Hope to have some meaningful information!

  • As far as I know this has not been previously reported. (And to wake up the board again)

    “On Sunday, it was reported that Google is working on a new VR headset that's far more advanced than Cardboard and closer to Samsung's Gear VR. But Google's upcoming virtual reality plans are in fact even bigger than that, according to The Wall Street Journal. The company is said to be working on a stand-alone VR product — one that wouldn't need to be tethered to a smartphone or PC to function.”

    “The stand-alone device has a less certain release timeframe; one Journal source said it could arrive this year, with another cautioning it remains early in development and could be scrapped entirely.”

    And coincidently back at Emagin, Scully 3rd 2015 Qtr CC
    “The HMD group is also developing another unique headset, which if all if all goes well will be out next year.”

  • Reply to

    Did you look on presentation at Needham ?

    by surrealskiller Feb 10, 2016 10:52 PM
    amsdaman amsdaman Feb 11, 2016 12:27 PM Flag

    Andrew Sculley
    Well, here is the current display is a two-color display that we put together and don’t confuse this with the two-color display that I mentioned in when I was doing my run through. So, we have a two-color display that we did for the Navy, but it’s white with color filters, red and green color filter. And now the question is we need a full-color display, so we have done two things. One is we said, hey, we can do this very quickly and use the same technique that other companies like the OLED color, OLED cell phone companies, Samsung, they actually do a PenTile display. So, we asked ourselves could we do that and make three color? And the answer is yes, we do very quickly. We don’t have to re-spin the display or anything. So, that’s in a sense what Samsung does is they do a green and red pixel, then the next pixel is green and blue, then green and red.

  • Reply to

    Did you look on presentation at Needham ?

    by surrealskiller Feb 10, 2016 10:52 PM
    amsdaman amsdaman Feb 11, 2016 12:10 PM Flag

    Do you mean the the 2k x 2k display used in the first demo of their Hmd?

    This is NOT a DPD display but white with color filters and was developed for the Navy with only two sub pixels (they needed only two colours per pixel).

    As a quck fix for the demo they changed the two sub pixels as described in the 3rd quarter CC question from Kevin Dede. (Yahoo will not let me quote it!)

  • Reply to

    SOI & New Backplane

    by frankenberrylives Feb 6, 2016 7:42 PM
    amsdaman amsdaman Feb 7, 2016 10:08 AM Flag

    Regarding the size of the displays the patent states

    "It is another object of the present invention to provide a method for use in a micro-display that will allow for the reduction of pixel dimensions and enhancement of resolution."

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