E Ink Finds a Niche in, well… WayFinding

by Steve Sechrist

E Ink Holdings, maker of low powered electrophoretic displays, said today the company has deployed over 600 displays in various sizes (ranging from 32-, 9.7- and 6.8-inch diagonal) black and white signs. The digital …

Tags:Applications| Digital Signage Data| DOOH| E Ink| EPD (Electrophoretic)| Market Data| Vol 23 - Issue 41

Hololens Aids in Brain Surgery

by Norbert Hildebrand

Researchers at Duke University are exploring the advantages of using the Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality headset in medical applications where surgery is hindered by line of sight. One of the potential applications is the …

Tags:Applications| Augmented Reality| Medical| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 40

Opera Upgrades App Generator

by Tom Allen

Opera has launched Opera TV Snaps 3.0, the latest version of the company’s OTT app generator for broadcasters, content providers and VoD services. The new version can be used to mix live broadcast streams, …

Tags:Applications| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Software| Vol 23 - Issue 28

Bio OLEDs Move Us Beyond Displays

by Steve Sechrist

If you have ever wonder what the future may hold for OLED display technology, particularly beyond the display industry, look no further than the “OLEDs: Recent Advances and Applications” talk (M-03) given this past …

Tags:Applications| biometrics| OLEDs| Sensors| technology| Vol 23 - Issue 27

NComputing Brings Windows to Chrome

by Tom Allen

NComputing’s new Chromebook, the CX110, features the ability to run Windows programs on the Chrome OS. When used with vSpace Server and the vSpace Client for Chromebook (downloadable from the Chrome store), users will …

Tags:Applications| Chrome| Chromebooks| Education| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| USA| Vol 23 - Issue 19| Windows

Samsung and Roku are First Comcast Xfinity Partners

by Tom Allen

Samsung and Roku have signed up to Comcast’s new Xfinity TV Partner Programme, which expands the range of devices that customers can use to access their Xfinity TV service. Samsung’s and Roku’s partnership means …

Tags:Applications| Comcast| Large Display Monitor| Roku| Samsung| STBs| Vol 23 - Issue 15

Death Knell Sounds for Skype on TV

by Tom Allen

Starting in June, Microsoft will end support for the Skype for TV app on smart TVs. It will be up to TV manufacturers as to whether or not they remove the app from their …

Tags:Applications| Large Display Monitor| Microsoft| Smart TV| Vol 23 - Issue 09

Lenovo Upgrades Touch Screen Experience with WRITEit 2.0

by Isaac Oburu

Lenovo today announced WRITEit 2.0 – a new, expanded, and redesigned application to unlock the potential of touch screen and pen-enabled devices. WRITEit 2.0 works with Lenovo Windows (8 and 10) touch screen devices, …

Tags:Applications| Lenovo| Touch Interfaces

Mouser Features the Latest Type-C and 3.1 on New USB Technology Site

by Isaac Oburu

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today unveiled its newly designed USB Technology site, created to give engineers easy-to-access information on the latest technical advances in USB Standards. As part of Mouser’s growing selection of Applications & …

Tags:Applications| USB