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Aledia Gets Investment for Manufacturing

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Aledia, a start-up out of the high tech R&D LETI organisation in Grenoble, France, has raised €140 million to build production facilities in the region. What We Think We have been …

Tags:Investment| Manufacturing| MicroLED

LCD panel prices keep rallying in September

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Digitimes reports that panel prices are rising for TVs, notebooks and PC monitors partly because of restricted supply of driver and power management chips. What We Think Panel makers have to …

Tags:Large LCD Supply| Pricing

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Panasonic unveils its first Android TVs for Europe

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Panasonic is releasing its first Android TVs in Europe which are targeted to the mid-range of the market. What We Think FlatPanelsHD suggests that this may be an experiment by Panasonic. …

Tags:Panasonic| Smart TV

325sqm – One of the largest LED walls in Germany

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Tennagels Medientechnik, a German digital signage integrator installed a 325m² LED video wall for the new headquarters of Wilo, a pump maker in Dortmund. There is also a 77m² indoor wall. …

Tags:Germany| Outdoor Displays| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP

Nintendo hits record as world plays games during pandemic lockdown

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Nintendo had its best financial quarter for April-June, reporting a 427% rise to $1.3 billion (¥144 billion) because of strong demand for the Switch console as well as good software sales …

Tags:Consoles| Covid-19| Financial Data| Game Playing| Nintendo

FlexiGO develops rollable display evaluation tech

by Bob Raikes

What They Say A Korean company, FlexiGO announced that its technology can be used for testing rollable and flexible displays, in-folding or out-folding.. The company was started in 2017 by Ki Yong Lee who …

Tags:Flexible Displays| OLEDs| Testing

Nvidia to buy chip designer Arm for $40 billion as SoftBank exits

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Nvidia has confirmed that it has agreed to buy ARM from Softbank. The company will also invest in a new AI facility in Cambridge. It is, of course, subject to regulatory …

Tags:Arm| Mergers & Acquisitions| Nvidia| Semiconductor Market

Nice quick video tutorial on colour and colour grading

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We spotted this very good tutorial on the importance and concepts of colour grading video. What We Think Colour is a tricky topic. This is a slickly produced tutorial that does …

Tags:Colour Grading| Colour Management & Processing

Samsung Display applies for US licence for Huawei exports

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Samsung Display has applied to the US Department of Commerce to allow the supply of OLEDs to Huawei. The report states that LG Display is not pursuing this line. What We …

Tags:Display Drivers| Huawei| Samsung Display| Smartphones