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The Reinvention of Retail

by Bob Raikes

What They Say McKinsey, the international consultants, published data about changes in the retail environment because of Covid. The company believes that the market has experienced ten years of development in just three months. …

Tags:internet| Retail

Samsung to Launch The Premiere 4K UST Laser Projector

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Samsung’s Visual Display business announced a couple of new 4K laser projectors, the LSP9T and LSP7T which are intended to create images of 130″ and 120″, respectively. The projectors fit into …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| Laser Projectors| Samsung

Here’s everything Apple revealed at its September hardware event

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Apple held its ‘traditional’ September event to release new products, but didn’t announce any new iPhones, apparently because of Covid-related development and supply chain delays. It announced a new Apple Watch, …

Tags:Apple| iPad| Smartwatches| tablets

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