SEMCA Names Interim USA President

by Raverstead

Sharp Electronics Marketing Company of America (SEMCA) has announced the appointment of Jim Sanduski as interim president, following the sudden departure of John Herrington, who had been president of SEMCA for more than four …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| People| sharp| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 44

Sharp Result 31/10/2014

by Raverstead

Sharp Corporation returned to profit in the first six months of the year, reporting a net profit of ¥4.7 billion ($40.9 million) on turnover of ¥1.32 trillion ($11.5 billion), which compares with a net …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| sharp| Vol 21 - Issue 44

Sharp Secures ¥10 Billion Bank Loan

by Raverstead

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. (SMBC), is to provide Sharp with a loan of ¥10 billion ($87.2 million), indicating the banking sectors’ improving confidence in Sharp’s turnaround strategy. The news came as Sharp reported …

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Product Roundup Vol 21 Issue 48

by Raverstead

A set of portable dome projection displays has been released by Barco. The TD series is available with one, three or five projectors: the F35 and F50 on the single-projector models (TD-135, TD-150); F22 …

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Sharp Expands European Team

by Super User

Sharp has added two new members to its Visual Solutions European management team, with responsibility for developing Sharp’s professional large format display business. Sid Stanley, sales director Europe has over 18 years experience in …

Tags:Europe| Large Display Monitor| People| sharp| Vol 21 - Issue 35| Volume 21

Sharp Chooses Metal Mesh for Large-Format Touch

by Super User

Although we missed it at the time, we have heard about several new products demonstrated at Touch Taiwan last month by Sharp. They used metal mesh rather than ITO, a proprietary controller chip and …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Metal Mesh| sharp| Touch Taiwan 2014| Vol 21 - Issue 36| Volume 21

Sharp Shares MEMS-IGZO Mass-Production Target

by Super User

Since committing to an investment in Sharp at the end of 2012 (Display Monitor Vol 19 No 49), Qualcomm has been working with the Japanese company to develop a display using both Pixtronix’s MEMS …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| MEMS| Qualcomm| sharp| Vol 21 - Issue 37| Volume 21

Sharp Brings 8k and Free-Form to Ceatec

by Super User

Ceatec Japan will take place between 7th and 11th October this year in Chiba City. Sharp will be at the show, centering around the theme of ‘Discover Good Life’. Sharp’s stand (Hall 1, L02) …

Tags:Ceatec 2014| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| sharp| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Vol 21 - Issue 38| Volume 21

Sharp Raises Small/Medium Output to Meet Chinese Demand

by Super User

Sharp has raised the proportion of small- and medium-size panels being produced at its Kameyama fab to 50% of the total. The move was taken to meet demand from Chinese vendors, according to Taiwan’s …

Tags:Japan| Mobile Display Monitor| sharp| Vol 21 - Issue 38| Volume 21

Sharp Aims at 8k Next Year

by Super User

Japan’s Nikkei claims that Sharp will produce 8k TVs by 2015. The company aims to establish itself as a leader in the field, ahead of Japan’s trial 8k broadcasts in 2016. Sharp has now …

Tags:4k| Japan| Large Display Monitor| sharp| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Vol 21 - Issue 40| Volume 21

Sharp Surprises With MEMS-IGZO Tablet in 2015

by Super User

Last month (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 37), Sharp announced that it would begin mass-production of its MEMS-IGZO displays (Display Monitor Vol 20 No 22) in 2017. Much earlier than this date, however, the …

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Sharp Has Lots to Show

by Super User

Sharp started off by showing us its new 70″ UltraHD monitor, the tentatively named PN-H701 which supports HDMI2.0 and produces 700cd/m

Tags:Gitex 2014| Infrared Touch| Large Display Monitor| sharp| Vol 21 - Issue 41| Volume 21