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Forecast: US connected video devices to top 1.1 Billion

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Advanced TV published a forecast from Kagan for internet-connected video devices in the US that predicts a CAGR of 2.3% from 2021-26 with around 8.5 devices per household remaining broadly static …

Tags:Consoles| Forecasts| Market Data| OTT Video| Smartphone Market| Streaming Dongles| Streaming Video| TVs (TV Sets)| USA

2022 Black Friday Deals Setting New All-Time Lows for TVs

by Bob Raikes

What They Say DSCC has been looking at special offers for TVs in the Black Friday promotion period. The firm found that low LCD prices are reaching retail and TV pricing has reached an …

Tags:Black Friday| Pricing| TVs (TV Sets)| USA

Ennostar Sues Amazon over Epistar Patents

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Ennostart, the merged company of Epistar and Lextar, sent us a release in Chinese that said that the firm has started litigation in Texas, USA, charging Amazon of infringing ‘at least …

Tags:Amazon| LED| Litigation| Patents| TVs (TV Sets)| USA

First $800,000 219″ Samsung The Wall residential microLED TV Installed

by Bob Raikes

What They Say CEPro reported that a California-based integrator, Just One Touch/Video & Audio Center, has installed the first-ever residential installation of Samsung’s latest 219″ microLED after upselling the client from an interest in a …

Tags:Samsung| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| TVs (TV Sets)| USA

LG Confirms 27″ OLED Monitor Details

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We reported a Korean press article suggesting that LG would extend the range of its OLED monitors down to 27″ and now the firm has released details (LG Display to Extend …

Tags:LG Electronics (LGE)| OLED Monitors| USA

Mid-week Links – Week Ending 4th 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 middle of this week. DTG updates D-Book An internet full of data …

Tags:China| Cinema| DTG| External GPU (eGPU)| GPUs| Hospitality Displays| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Smart TV| Smartphone Market| UK (United Kingdom)| USA

Microsoft Hololens causes US army nausea and headaches

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Bloomberg reported that ‘more than 80%’ of US soldiers that used the IVAS customised Microsoft Hololens headset experienced “mission-affecting physical impairments” such as eye strain within three hours. The information was …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Microsoft| Military & Defence| USA

California Approves the Use of Digital Licence Plates

by Bob Raikes

What They Say California has published legislation (AB 984) allowing the use of electronic licence plates for vehicles. The state previously had a pilot programme. (Michigan Allows Digital Licence Plates). Reviver said that its …

Tags:Automotive| E Ink| USA

Mid-week Links – Week Ending 21st 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. I will be trying to squeeze in a …

Tags:Automotive| Desktop Monitors| Germany| LG Electronics (LGE)| OLEDs| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Smart Monitors| SVOD| UltraHD & 4K| USA| YouTube

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 …

Tags:Apple| Cinema| Financial Data| Flexible Displays| GPUs| iPhone| Legislation| Microdisplays| OLED Materials| OLEDs| Pay TV| ray tracing| Streaming Audio| Streaming Video| tablets| TCL| TV Set Market| USA

US TV Inflation in Free Fall

by Bob Raikes

What They Say DSCC has published a blog article that highlights the dramatic drop in US TV set pricing in recent months. The article includes the chart (below) that shows the ‘TV sub-index’ which …

Tags:Pricing| TV Set Market| TVs (TV Sets)| USA