Gitex 2015


Panasonic Explains Light ID at Gitex

by Bob Raikes

Hayashi-san from Panasonic explained the Panasonic Light ID technology at the Gitex show. The technology allows mobile phones and other devices to get information from LED-lit sources.

Tags:Gitex 2015| LCD Backlights| LED| Panasonic| Vol 22 - Issue 42

Samsung Focuses on B2B and Sales Success.

by Bob Raikes

Samsung had no new products on the booth, although this was the first time that the LEDs shown at IFA had been shown in the region, and Samsung had based its booth on the …

Tags:Gitex 2015| Interactive Displays| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| QSRs & Menu Boards| Samsung| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Vol 22 - Issue 42

Microsoft Disappoints with No Surface Book, but Surface Pro 4 Looks Good

by Bob Raikes

We were disappointed that Microsoft was not showing the Microsoft Surface Book as the product has not been formally launched in the region. A release is expected later. In terms of client devices, the …

Tags:Convertible PCs| Gitex 2015| Large Display Monitor| Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 22 - Issue 42

Asbis Promotes Prestigio for B2B and Education Business

by Bob Raikes

Distributor, Asbis, has a strong presence in Southern and Eastern Europe as well as MEA with its Prestigio brand. The firm was sponsoring touch systems around the venue that were providing wayfinding and directory …

Tags:Asbis (Prestigio)| Gitex 2015| Interactive Displays| Kiosks| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 42

Oppo Sees Itself as #2 to Apple in China

by Bob Raikes

Oppo was a new mobile phone brand for us. The company, which is Chinese, has been expanding outside its home market to develop other regions. The firm has a premium positioning concept and after …

Tags:China| Gitex 2015| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 42

Xoom Claims Projector Phone Patents

by Bob Raikes

Xoom was a new name for us in smartphones, but it shouldn’t be! Because we have “Media” badges, we often get accosted by staff that are trying to get us onto their booths. Usually …

Tags:Embedded Pico Projectors| Gitex 2015| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 42

Dell Stands Out for Desktop Display Promotion

by Bob Raikes

Dell had almost the only reasonably broad presentation of client devices and desktop monitors at Gitex. The displays group had an area devoted to its monitors, projectors, the more recent LFDs and even display …

Tags:Dell| Desktop Monitors| Game Playing| Gitex 2015| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 42

Etisalat Highlights Broadband Applications

by Bob Raikes

Local telco, Etisalat, was, as it does most years, was showing a range of IoT and other applications that exploit high bandwidth networks. We watched a presentation on the QNX operating system that was …

Tags:3D Content Creation| Automotive| BlackBerry| CAVEs| Gitex 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 42

CTouch Adds Procap at 70″

by Bob Raikes

CTouch of the Netherlands was highlighting the new additions to its range of touch-enabled meeting and education displays. It is making its existing “Laser” products in 60″, 70″ and 84″ “end of line” and …

Tags:CTouch| Gitex 2015| Interactive Displays| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch Displays| Vol 22 - Issue 42

Hitachi Upgrades Products and Adds “Extreme” UST

by Bob Raikes

Hitachi was at Gitex to promote its projection products. The latest version of its interactive projector is the CP-TW-3005 which, among other improvements, extends lamp life to 10,000 hours. Touch performance has also been …

Tags:Gitex 2015| HDBaseT| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Projectors| UST Projectors| Vol 22 - Issue 42

Christie Emphasises Range of Solutions

by Bob Raikes

Christie had a wide range of products on display, as you would expect. The company has a very wide range of display solutions including the LED Velvet series introduced at Infocomm last year, flat …

Tags:Christie| Gitex 2015| Installation Projectors| Large Display Monitor| Laser Phosphor Projectors| Rental and Staging| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Vol 22 - Issue 43

LG Has Lots of News on UNB, LED and Beacons .. and WebOS …. and….

by Bob Raikes

Like Samsung, LG at Gitex was highlighting its B2B business and there was no significant consumer presence. LG used Gitex as the “official” worldwide launch for its 0.9mm (1.8mm) ultra narrow bezel products. The …

Tags:Beacons| Gitex 2015| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Video Walls| Vol 22 - Issue 42