Mid-week Links – Week Ending 28th October 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the middle of this week. Call of Duty Amsterdam trailer has ‘ridiculously realistic …

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Links Week Starting 20th June 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week. (I’m still catching up after Display Week!) …

Tags:Asus| audio| BenQ| Consoles| Desktop Monitors| Japan| LED| Legislation| OLEDs| Outdoor Displays| PlayStation| Power Supplies| Semiconductor Market| Smartphones| sony| Sports and Stadiums| Testing| TSMC| TVs (TV Sets)| USA| Virtual Sets

EU Agrees USB-C as Universal Charger

by Bob Raikes

What They Say After a long period of thought (EU Wants to Standardise PSUs), the EU Parliament, Council and the European Commission have agreed that a single connector should be used for charging mobile …

Tags:Europe| Legislation| Power Supplies| Wireless Charging

New York Passes Right to Repair Law

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The New York State legislature has passed a “Right to Repair’ bill that means that from mid-2023 brands that sell digital electronic products in the stat will have to make parts, …

Tags:Legislation| Right to Repair| USA| warranty

Meta’s State Law AR Problem

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Meta had to disable some AR features on Instagram recently following the adoption of new laws in Texas and Illinois in the US that limit the storage and distribution of personal …

Tags:Augmented Reality| | Legislation| Privacy| USA

EU Adopts USB-C for Chargers

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Following a recommendation by the European Commission last year, the European Parliament decided to go to an assembly vote over whether to mandate the USB-C connector as a universal charging standard …

Tags:Europe| Legislation| Power Supplies| USB

Autonomous Vehicles – Another Enabler In Sight

by Bob Raikes

Today, I’m going to talk about something that’s not directly a display topic, but is a potentially significant display use case. That is to say, autonomous vehicles, and, in particular, cars. If your interest …

Tags:Automotive| Legislation

Huge fines and a ban on default passwords in new UK law

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The UK government has introduced new legislation, the The Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill which has three new rules. easy-to-guess default passwords preloaded on devices are banned. All products now …

Tags:Legislation| Security| Smart Home & Home Networks| Smart TV| UK (United Kingdom)

The Right to Repair Fight Comes to Congress

by Bob Raikes

What They Say A bill has been introduced in the US Congress as the Fair Repair Act. “For too long, large corporations have hindered the progress of small business owners and everyday Americans by …

Tags:Legislation| Right to Repair| USA| warranty

Half of US States Now Considering Right of Repair Legislation

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Vice.com forecast that the right-to-repair movement is ‘poised to explode‘ in 2021 in the US, with 25 states in the country considering legislation on the topic. What We Think Considering legislation …

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What Bob Saw on the Net 20/05/2019

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) Insight …

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Immersive Technology Caucus Formed by US Congress

by Alan Spencer

At the beginning of the month, five US congressional representatives announced the formation of a congressional caucus on VR, AR and mixed reality. As these technologies continue to advance, the caucus will work to …

Tags:AR/VR| Augmented Reality| Legislation| Mobile Display Monitor| USA| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 17