Breaking Down the Bill of Materials for the Google Pixel Watch

by Omid Rahmat

BOE is the exclusive supplier of the custom 1.2-inch-diameter OLED display which takes up about14% of the total BoM cost, the second most costly component after the processing and memory subsystem. BoMs are fun. …

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Omdia Serves a Tasty microLED Treat 

by Bob Raikes

I thought I’d take another dip into the Smörgåsbord of delights presented in the Techblick MicroLED and QD event that it still available online. For the moment, I passed on the technology talks to …

Tags:Forecasts| LED| LTPS TFT| Manufacturing| Market Data| MicroLED| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Smartwatches| TVs (TV Sets)

Apple Watch to Have Larger Display

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports that Apple’s success with its M series chips is leading to the firm putting a lot of resource into the technology and this is limiting improvements to …

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Meta to Drop Project Nazare AR Glasses Plan

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Meta appears to have made a couple of changes to its device plans, with the Portal video conferencing product moving from the consumer to be developed for the B2B market. The …

Tags:Augmented Reality| | Smartwatches| VideoConferencing| Voice Input

Apple, Google and Samsung May Have Big Smartwatch Plans for 2022

by Bob Raikes

What They Say C|Net had a round-up of speculation about changes in smartwatches in 2022. The blog said that there could be an Apple Watch for extreme sports and the first smartwatch from Google …

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