Andrew Fenn


Xiaomi Partners with Elliptic Labs on Notch-Less Mi Mix 3 Smartphone

by Andrew Fenn

Xiaomi is again partnering with Elliptic Labs, provider of “Inner Beauty” AI virtual proximity sensor software, which replaces a phone’s traditional IR hardware proximity sensor with software embedded with machine learning, said to enable …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Sensors| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 41| Xiaomi

John Lewis: Small TVs and DVD Players Out of Favour in the UK

by Andrew Fenn

According to retail group John Lewis & Partners, 2018 marked the year that small TVs fell out of favour with UK consumers. “It was all about the big screen this year as TVs and …

Tags:DVD| John Lewis Partnership| Large Display Monitor| TV Set Market| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 25 - Issue 41

HTC Opens First Official Vive Retail Outlet in China

by Andrew Fenn

HTC quietly opened its first official Vive Store in Shenzhen, China on October 1st. The outlet will sell Vive products including the Vive Pro and Vive Focus, plus a selection of the company’s U-series …

Tags:AR/VR| China| HTC| Mobile Display Monitor| Retail| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Thalmic Labs Rebrands as North — Launches New Smart Glasses

by Andrew Fenn

North, formerly known as Thalmic Labs, has launched Focals, a pair of custom-built glasses with a transparent, holographic display that only the wearer can see, floating at arm’s length in front of them. Users …

Tags:AR/VR| Augmented Reality| Mobile Display Monitor| SmartGlasses| Vol 25 - Issue 41

SID Awards Display Week 2019 Business Track to DSCC

by Andrew Fenn

The Society for Information Display (SID) has awarded the organisation and execution of its series of business conferences during its annual Display Week conference and exhibition to Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) for the …

Tags:Back Panel| Events| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| SID Society| Vol 24 - Issue 41

Moving Image Technologies Selected as First Official Samsung Onyx Dealer

by Andrew Fenn

Moving Image Technologies, a manufacturer and integrator of purpose-built entertainment technology and equipment, has been selected as the first official North American Samsung Onyx dealer. Samsung and MIT installed the United States’ first DCI-compliant, …

Tags:Cinema| Distribution| Large Display Monitor| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Samsung Also Developing a Laptop with a Foldable Display

by Andrew Fenn

Following the news that Lenovo is developing a laptop with a foldable OLED display in collaboration with LG, Samsung has announced that it is making a similar product. According to various reports, Samsung VP …

Tags:Flexible Displays| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 25 - Issue 41

HTC Launches Blockchain-Powered Smartphone

by Andrew Fenn

HTC has launched the early access period for its first blockchain phone, the Exodus 1. This version of the device can be obtained at using either Bitcoin or Ethereum currencies, in an industry-first …

Tags:HTC| Mobile Display Monitor| Security| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 41

LED Inside: MiniLED Applications to Hit the Market in 2019

by Andrew Fenn

The development of miniLED will accelerate in 2019 and 2020, and its market value will reach $1.7 billion by 2022, according to data from LED Inside. Several industry players including San’an, HC Semitek, Epistar, …

Tags:Forecasts| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| MiniLED| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Almost 58% of Global Downstream Internet Traffic Used for Video

by Andrew Fenn

Sandvine, a provider of network intelligence solutions, has released a report indicating that video represents almost 58% of total global downstream internet traffic. In addition, Netflix is responsible for 15% of overall downstream traffic, …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Netflix| OTT Video| Vol 25 - Issue 41

IDC: Commercial Renewals Maintain Stability in EMEA PC Market

by Andrew Fenn

The Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) traditional PC market remained stable in the third quarter of 2018, with the market turning positive (0.5% growth year-on-year) and totalling 18.1 million units, according to IDC. …

Tags:Europe| IDC| Large Display Monitor| MEA (Middle East & Africa)| Mobile Display Monitor| PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Innolux to Launch Two New Business Units in India

by Andrew Fenn

According to Digitimes, Innolux is in the process of setting up two new business units in India, a business centre and an “mLED business unit”, which will focus on active matrix miniLED and microLED …

Tags:India| Innolux| Large Display Monitor| MicroLED| MiniLED| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 41