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Links Week Ending 18th November 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 end of this week.  Rishi Sunak mansion projection mapped by Greenpeace  Samsung …

Tags:Apple| China| Desktop Monitors| iPhone| Market Data| Mergers & Acquisitions| Projection Mapping| Samsung| Semiconductors| Smart TV| Smartphones| STBs| tablets| Touch

Links Week Starting 31st 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 first part of this week. For the next couple of weeks, we …

Tags:Aviation| Corning| Desktop Monitors| Distributors| Events| Financial Data| Flight Information (FIDs)| Game Playing| LED| Mergers & Acquisitions| OLED Materials| OLED TVs| Oxide TFTs| Patents| Philips| Pricing| R&D (Research & Development)| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| sony| TADF| TVs (TV Sets)| UK (United Kingdom)

Display Daily Acquired by Jon Peddie Research

by Bob Raikes

Just a small note to let customers know that back in August, Display Daily was acquired by our good friend and occasional Display Daily contributor Jon Peddie and his firm, Jon Peddie Research (JPR) …

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IMAX Acquires Streaming Technology Company SSIMWAVE Inc.

by Artem Alekseenko

IMAX Corporation announced it has acquired SSIMWAVE Inc., a leader in AI-driven video quality solutions for media and entertainment companies. The move marks a significant expansion of IMAX’s strategy to deliver the highest quality …

Tags:IMAX| Mergers & Acquisitions

Ingram Micro set to go public again

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Channelweb reports that Ingram Micro is to go public with an IPO after the firm filed a statement with the US SEC. It’s just a year since Ingram was acquired by …

Tags:Financial Data| Ingram Micro| Mergers & Acquisitions

Sharp quarterly

SDP Now Back in Sharp

by Bob Raikes

What They Say In June, Nikkei reported that Sharp had said that it was buying back the shares in Sakai Display Products (its G10 fab in Japan) to make it a wholly ownd subsidiary. …

Tags:Foxconn (Honhai)| Japan| LCD Fabs| Mergers & Acquisitions| sharp

Comcast Looking at Set Makers

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Protocol Entertainment said that Comcast has looked at acquiring Vizio or another TV maker and has even looked at and talked to TP Vision, the licensee for Philips TVs in Europe. …

Tags:Mergers & Acquisitions| TPV (TP Vision)| TVs (TV Sets)| Vizio

Meta May Acquire AdHawk Micro

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Bloomberg reports that Meta Platforms Inc is considering buying AdHawk Microsystems Inc of Canada. which has an eye tracking system that does not use cameras and is claimed to be more …

Tags:Augmented Reality| | Gaze Recognition| Mergers & Acquisitions| Mixed Reality| Virtual Reality

Airties Deal Completed

by Bob Raikes

What They Say As it completes its sale to a private equity firm, Providence Equity Partners, Airties has appointed Tony Ball, former chairman of Kabel Deutschland and CEO of BSkyB, as Chairman of the …

Tags:Mergers & Acquisitions| Wi-Fi

Xperi Acquires Vewd Software

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Xperi said that it had bought Vewd for $109 million. Vewd software is used in more than 30 million connected TVs per year. The transaction will give Xperi access to an …

Tags:Mergers & Acquisitions| Smart TV| Tivo

More on the Samsung/Cynora Deal

by Bob Raikes

Last week, when I wrote about the Samsung purchase of the IP from Cynora, I wrote that at Display Daily, we try not to instantly fire off an article as the time for reflection …

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