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Optovate Comes out of Stealth Mode

by Bob Raikes

So much of being a successful start-up or technology developer is timing. Start too early and you may run out of momentum and money. Start too late and you run the risk of missing …

Tags:MicroLED| OLEDs| Optics| Privacy| Vol 25 - Issue 12


Broadcom Calls Off Qualcomm Bid

by Milos Pavlovic

Broadcom called off its bid for Qualcomm after President Trump said that it should not go ahead. Trump cited concerns over national security (Broadcom is currently based in Singapore, but had said that it …

Tags:Broadcom| Intel| Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| Qualcomm| Vol 25 - Issue 10

New Thunderbolt 3 Dock Supports Dual Monitors

by Bob Raikes

StarTech has introduced a Thunderbolt 3 docking station that supports dual 4K displays, one through a DisplayPort output and another via a ThunderBolt interface. It can also support a 5K display. As well as …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Thunderbolt| Vol 25 - Issue 10

Midwich Group Result 13/03/2018

by Vijaya

Midwich plc of the UK reported £471.9 million ($660.66 million) revenue for the fiscal year 2017, a 27.5% increase compared to £370.1 million ($518.14 million) reported in 2016. Profit after tax was £13.9 million …

Tags:Distribution| Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Midwich plc| Vol 25 - Issue 10

Big Screen TVs for Gaming to be Stutter Proofed

by Jon Peddie

Why should PC gamers have all the fun? Indeed. Just because you can get a large screen 4K UHD beautiful monitor and drive it with a powerful GPU that is used in supercomputer, doesn’t …

Tags:AMD| Consoles| Jon Peddie Research (JPR)| Microsoft| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| Vol 25 - Issue 10| xBox

LRG: Pay TV Subscribers at Major US Providers Down in 2017

by Andrew Fenn

Leichtman Research Group has found that the largest pay TV providers in the US—representing about 95% of the market — lost about 1.5 million net video subscribers in 2017, compared to about 760,000 in …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| TV Viewing| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 10

Google to Present on HR OLEDs at SID

by Bob Raikes

Last year at SID, Google’s Clay Bavor gave a keynote in which he said that Google was working on systems with 20 megapixels per eye and drew gasps from the assembled engineers. At this …

Tags:BOE| Google| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 10

Get Ready for a New Codec

by Bob Raikes

One of those bits of critical, but (hopefully) transparent technology that gets the video that we all love through the ether, copper or fibre, is the codec and there’s an important new one coming, …

Tags:Codecs| OTT Video| Vol 25 - Issue 11

Bose Introduces Audio Augmented Reality Platform

by Damir Lokas

This week at SXSW, Bose introduces Bose AR, the world’s first audio augmented reality platform, and glasses to hear— a Bose AR prototype that launches the future of mobile sound. Bose also announces its …