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Facebook Watch has launched on Vizio SmartCast TV sets.

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Vizio in the US has added a new app to allow the viewing of video content from Facebook Watch. The tech giant has been expanding its video content to include sponsored …

Tags:| Smart TV| Vizio

Dubai installs ePaper FIDS displays

by Milos Pavlovic

What They Say For the first time, E Ink-based displays are being used as Flight Information Displays (FIDs) at Dubai’s Airport. They are solar-powered and the cloud-based FIDS solution was installed in the baggage …

Tags:Aviation| E Ink| MEA (Middle East & Africa)

Brexit endangers display exports to the UK

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The UK currently imports around 3.7 million TVs and digital signage displays from Europe, valued at €900 million. If there is no agreement on a free trade deal with the EU, …

Tags:Duty| TVs (TV Sets)

Connect Americans Now Urges FCC Action on White Spaces

by Bob Raikes

What They Say An association of 51 companies, under the name ‘Connect Americans’ has backed the FCC’s plan to allow the use of 600MHz spectrum and TV broadcast ‘white space’ for non-broadcast applications including …

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Spain tests 8K on DTT

by Bob Raikes

What They Say RTVE in Spain has tested 8K transmission using DVB-T2 and Dolby AC-4 sound in Madrid, Seville, Valencia, Barcelona, Santiago de Compostela, Málaga and Ciudad Real. The trial used Samsung QLED 8K …

Tags:Broadcast| Spain| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Terrestrial (DTT)

Great Animation at Brussels Airport

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Here’s something a bit lighter for the weekend – a dynamic presentation using a steerable projection system from SkullMapping of Belgium. What We Think I have been following the projects from …


Kopin to Participate in a Panel Discussion With Insight Media

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Kopin will be taking part in a discussion on the topic “Is a 30K Nits OLED Microdisplay Possible?” to be run by Insight Media. The panel will include Chris Chinnock of …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Kopin| Microdisplays| OLEDs

Huawei Mate 40 Pro Spec is Leaked

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The details of the new Huawei Mate 40 series have been leaked with the P40 Pro reported to be using a 2772 x 1344 ‘waterfall’ display and an in-display fingerprint sensor. …

Tags:Huawei| Smartphones| TSMC