Friday, December 29, 2017

Friday Night News Dump

How many dinky companies can alter the world's geo-political equation and balance of power? Javelin, ENVG III, F-35, IDVS..Javelin: The Tank-Killer Missile Russia Hates Most




The Javelin’s Command Launch Unit—CLU—has a sophisticated infrared sensor with multiple viewing modes, including 4x optical zoom, a 4x green-lit thermal view, and a 12x narrow-vision zoom activated for targeting. The seeker in the missile even provides a fourth 9x thermal viewing mode. The CLU can therefore serve as a handy scanning device for the infantry. The thermal viewers on the Javelin needs to be cooled off to function well, which theoretically takes 30 seconds, but might take a bit longer if you’re in Baghdad and it’s a breezy 120 degrees at noon. The system also incorporates multiple safeguards to avert or abort accidental launch.


http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/javelin-the-tank-killer-missile-russia-hates-most-23798

ODG 4K Augmented Reality Review, better than HoloLens ?

$1700 ODG R9, $1000 ODG R8 Augmented VR Headsets

ODG R9 AR and VR Glasses Final Version

Wherein KG seems to have shed certain biases, lots of good stuff in the comments...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017

kreylos guess

OK Dan... the bear was hibernating in the AR demo but maybe you guys ironed it out...

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The F-35 works, Engines, Networking and eMagin Enabled Helmet..F-35 Ascending: The Pentagon's Biggest Program Had Its Best Year Ever In 2017

If you haven't followed this saga closely, I can explain in simple terms why F-35 is a game-changer. First, the "low observable" (stealth) features built into the airframe from its inception make it nearly invisible to enemy radar. Second, its ability to fuse inputs from on-board and off-board sensors gives pilots comprehensive situational awareness. Third, its secure networking technology allows all the pilots in a strike group to share the same operational picture. Fourth, its Pratt & Whitney engine delivers unprecedented performance.

Cui Speaks...well, not really

Magic Leap One: The fabled AR headset is real, and it's coming in 2018

https://www.cnet.com/products/magic-leap-one/preview/#ftag=COS-05-10aaa0j

You guys would not be so fing depressed if you looked at this situation from 32k ft

If "Kingsman III" Has a "Q" This Guy Should Play the Part (but per usual the contact lens things is a non-starter, even Innovega is now veering to glasses)

sigur rรณs / magic leap

Computer Vision for Augmented Reality

Night Vision I2 Elbit Systems – ITL is a pioneer in the field of Night Vision Monocular. Our combat proven Mini N/SEAS offer high resolution and a clear, bright image under adverse environmental conditions.

and it's a flip -up! ITL only uses eMagin Displays.

http://elbitsystems.com/product/night-vision-i2-2/

Unity’s Global Head of VR/AR: ‘2018 is going to be a big year for VR’

https://www.vrfocus.com/2017/12/unitys-global-head-of-vrar-2018-is-going-to-be-a-big-year-for-vr/

Monday, December 11, 2017

ODG R9 AR and VR Glasses Final Version

A Goy Named Su

This position no longer listed:The Program Manager will be overseeing execution of development and production projects working with our Consumer Segment partners.

Sr. Program Manager, Display Technology
eMagin Corporation - Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
Full-time, Contract
Job Summary
eMagin, a leader in OLED microdisplays and virtual imaging technologies has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. _Program Manager with Display Technology background_ in the East Fishkill, NY manufacturing facility. eMagin integrates high-resolution OLED microdisplays, magnifying optics, and systems technologies to create a virtual image that appears comparable to that of a computer monitor or a large-screen television.
The Program Manager will be overseeing execution of development and production projects working with our Consumer Segment partners.

Ready Player One -The Prequel

READY PLAYER ONE - Official Trailer 1 [HD]

Yum, fake news for breakfast!

I'm suspending myself and eating crow.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon 845 Improves VR and AR Performance

CPU Improvements
I am very excited to see what Snapdragon 845 will do for the XR industry, especially the standalone VR and AR solutions that are highly dependent on performance, thermals, and latency. So, what are the improvements exactly? The new Snapdragon 845 Kryo 385 features eight new CPU cores with four ARM Cortex A75 cores and four Cortex A55 cores. These CPU cores are the fastest and most efficient cores that ARM has ever produced, and Qualcomm tweaked them to improve performance and latency. This new CPU improves performance by as much as 25-30 percent which is necessary for freeing up compute resources for other tasks and ensuring high frame rates.

Every one, all around the world...

I wonder if Dr. Fan ever really understood what "stealth" meant....

The possibility is real now that the DAS and Sensor Fusion is Working Properly Thanks to the OLED Display in the New Helmet..F-35 Sensor Performs Ballistic Missile Defense Missions The F-35’s Distributed Aperture Sensor (DAS) has performed an airborne identification and trajectory-oriented target tracking of a ballistic missile in a test off Hawaii

Using early applications of artificial intelligence, computers and aircraft relied upon advanced algorithms to organize sensor information - which was then transmitted to a pilot.
As a key element of the F-35s much-discussed “sensor fusion technology,” the DAS draws upon a 360-degree sensor field of view generated by six cameras strategically placed around the aircraft. The sensor autonomously fuses data from all of the sensors into a single field of view for the pilot.
“With an automated picture, we can get the pilot everything he needs without him needing to go through every step,” Bama said.



Thursday, December 7, 2017

Ok fellers, if you click on the tweet then click on the heart ...

๐Ÿ’– you will see that Mr. Garbe "liked" Mr. Kowalski's guess as to the nature of the device. Kowalski's guess was that he might have been beta-testing a prototype of a mixed reality HMD with eMagin 2kX2k displays You really think this guy doesn't know the difference and that's why he is working at Magic Leap now? Look at Garbe's timeline. He lives in a parallel universe. It frightens me that there may be more than one of him out there. He is not going to F around with a 640x480 dinosaur like a z800.

Jacob Garbe Linkedin


https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacobgarbe

eMagin HMD, MR/AR/XR. You name it Jacob Garbe.

Yes, old news..Magic Leap Seeks to Raise Another $500 Million (Report)

Mixed reality hardware startup Magic Leap is in talks to raise a new $500 million round of funding, according to Bloomberg. The new financing is reportedly being led by Singapore-based Temasek Holdings, and would value the company at around $6 billion.


Magic Leap previously raised more than $1.3 billion from investors including Google, Alibaba and Qualcomm, and was valued $4.5 billion at the point of its last fundraise in early 2016. The company, which is headquartered in Florida, has been developing a pair of mixed reality glasses that would superimpose digital animation over a view of the real world.

Really? neat...

eMagin Display are FR capable, anybody know if the Kopin's Lighning is also? Want to look into that DZ?

Just a fun watch...

Last Feb but somewhat interesting, need one of those police whiteboards, suspects crossed out, circled, eventually winnowing down THE person of interest...

“GF has had a strong foundry relationship with Qualcomm Technologies for many years across a wide range of process nodes,” said Roawen Chen, senior vice president, QCT global operations, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “We are excited to see GF making these new investments in differentiated technology and expanding global capacity to support Qualcomm Technologies in delivering the next wave of innovation across a range of integrated circuits that support our business.”
“Collaborative foundry partnerships are critical for us to differentiate ourselves in the competitive market for mobile SoCs,” said Min Li, chief executive officer of Rockchip. “We are pleased to see GF bringing its innovative 22FDX technology to China and investing in the capacity necessary to support the country’s growing fabless semiconductor industry.”
“As our customers increasingly demand more from their mobile experiences, the need for a strong manufacturing partner is greater than ever,” said Joe Chen, co-chief operating officer of MediaTek. “We are thrilled to have a partner like GF that invests in the global capacity we need to deliver powerful and efficient mobile technologies for markets ranging from networking and connectivity to the Internet of Things.”

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Foveated Rendering Pipeline




Soft eMagin Jobs Pitch Aimed at Millennials

https://www.facebook.com/councilofindustry/videos/1585350511510580/

Ah, this job is in Santa Clara, adjacent to ____________, fill in the blank

Director of IC Design
eMagin Corporation
Santa Clara, CA

Just how many Affiliated Companies are There?

© Copyright 2017 eMagin, Inc. and/or its affiliated companies.


Monday, December 4, 2017

Careers? The Little Ugly Duckling does not look like it's going be Duck L'Orange

OLED, LED? or What?

eMagin Has a Veritable Job Fair Going On (You mean there is more in Santa Clara Than Kip Kokinakis' Hacienda?)

http://emagin.com/about/careers/

One Display to Rule Them All

Program Manager, Display Technology


https://www.indeed.com/cmp/New-Life-HR-Solutions/jobs/Program-Manager-498516d77da7acd0?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvboqH3KsCi-ZpW0p65RLM2VWqAEwfbI9LNLnXJTvp6SziOsoZr0rk_tVlGL5w4VnQfX2eQECd-3TZnf-EQ3pSb0

Getting some brain activity at Blazethenight. Now with sub-titles for the hearing impaired!



http://hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/7/8/6/786f590158c68dd9/Jay20Samit20Podcast_DONE.mp3?c_id=17984728&expiration=1512394287&hwt=673d9b7016ff41cf211253c3e04b08aa

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

You type like Fan talks when he has too much hot saki

trader980 $EMAN obsoleted by Kopin OLED, 3k 3k that Emagin cannot match, not to even mention 10k nits Bearish

I guess he waited it out and now he can talk to someone other than Fan: Scoble: #9 How to Predict the Future of Mixed Reality with Robert Scoble (Soon there will be LOTS of AR Glasses)

https://hayimpinson.com/9-how-to-predict-the-future-of-mixed-reality-with-robert-scoble-761ecb02b99c
"FOUR!"

eMagin to Play in the LD Micro-Invitational

http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/3576506

Great, you got 1 like and 1 retweet from DZ, now you guys are rolling!

I Think Kopin Found Their New Social Media Coordinator, Perfect Exemplar of Their Corporate Culture, New Solos Tagline Could Be "Hey, Bicycle Riders Buy Kopin Solos or DIE!"

$KOPN trashcanman still posting as trader960, he is scared shitless as Emagin bankrupt and dead in weeks, less than 1m cash $EMAN

Monday, November 27, 2017

Elbit Systems / Helicopter HMD Solutions

Gird your loins and keep a tight asshole, you are not going to believe this...

https://seekingalpha.com/article/4127905-upgrading-price-target-kopin-heading-consumer-electronics-show-2018

The stress must have been excruciating leading up to the testing of the new helmet, catapult launch, new software. Now that everything checks out everybody is happily on board. Capt Crecelius here is giddy.

The "National Interest" has for months, years been beating up the F-35 program as a Non-operational money pit.

They have changed their tune and the capabilities of the aircraft are shining through to the most vocal critics. A whole new capacity for interoperability is revealed in the recent success of the DAS. And that is now possible because they shitcanned the old helmet. This description sounds like it came out the Lockheed PR Dept. but no, it's the very Brookings Institute/ Council on Foreign Relations style National Interest.

"The F-35A is operational and combat ready, and this F-35 theater security package to the Pacific Command area of responsibility is further proof of the Air Force's capability to deploy the world's most lethal fighter anywhere on the planet,” Air Force spokesman Capt. Mark Graff told Scout Warrior.
Interoperability will be a key focus of upcoming exercises, Graff said – a comment of particular relevance in light of the fact that both Japan and South Korea are F-35 Foreign Military Sales customers; Japan already has an F-35 and deliveries to South Korea are slated for 2018.
Next-generation sensors, data-links and long-range targeting technology – engineered to work in tandem across a fleet of aircraft -  are precisely the kinds of interoperability demonstrations likely to be explored. In fact, given the F-35’s Distributed Aperture System sensor (DAS), an array of six cameras covering 360-degrees around the aircraft, and the F-35s long-range Electro-Optical Targeting Systems – the aircraft is uniquely suited for ISR and data-sharing missions alongside more traditional fighter jet operations.  



Sunday, November 26, 2017

Pros: Trees...Grass




Dead-End Company

Process Engineer
 (Former Employee) –  
Westborough, MA 01581 – August 1, 2017
Kopin has always relied upon temporary employees in both direct and indirect labor roles because they cannot predict their output from quarter to quarter. At least half of the personnel at any given time is utterly unfamiliar with all aspects of the company. If you're not hired directly into a full-time position, don't expect them to bring you on from temporary status. Once they've got you there, you're doomed.
Pros
The building is located in a nice campus with lots of grass and trees
Cons
Good luck finding time to take a quick rest outside, unless you smoke, in which case, go out whenever you want for however long you can get away with it

Saturday, November 25, 2017

I have a mental picture...

$EMAN death, only death, 1m left, desperate for yet another toxic financing, no takers this time, now Kopin OLED king, Emagin obsolete Bearish



eMagin Display in this thing too. Have they said this so explicitly before? Gen. O'Shaughnessy USAF

I’m pleased to share that each evaluation generated excellent feedback. Both test and fleet F-35C pilots were pleased with the progress made in reducing oscillations seen during catapult shots – and test pilots reported no ‘greenglow’ present in the new OLED helmet display

eMagin Display in that surveillance thing

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