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Sony Signs Carriage Deal With Viacom

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Sony has reached an agreement to carry 22 Viacom channels for its planned web-based TV service. The company is also in talks with other content providers, and hopes to have deals in place before …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| sony| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 37| Volume 21

Shelf Share: A Revealing Research Tool

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Deirdre Kennedy, an analyst for Gap Intelligence, has written extensively about shelf share in the retail space. Her explanation of the term is comprehensive and her examples are particularly relevant to the display trade. …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Retail| TVs (TV Sets)| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 43| Volume 21

TV Everywhere Not Delayed by Authentication

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A study by US-based The Diffusion Group (TDG) has shown that authentication is not limiting the takeup of TV Everywhere services. Only 7% of users view the authentication process negatively and fewer than 1% …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| Security| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 37| Volume 21

Motorola Makes Big Battery Claims With Droid Turbo

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A new smartphone has been added to Motorola’s line of premium Droid-brand smartphones. The Droid Turbo will be available exclusively through Verizon in the USA, with a major selling point in its battery life. …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Motorola| Smartphones| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 43| Volume 21

LG Snips Features for Lower Price

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A new variant on LG’s G3 smartphone is now available in the USA. The G3 Vigor (on AT&T) loses several features, such as the replaceable battery, DLNA and wireless charging, for a smaller form …

Tags:LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 38| Volume 21

San Francisco College Chooses Hitachi

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Multiple Hitachi projectors have been installed by the City College of San Francisco. Although the main model installed has been the CP-AW312WN, Hitachi’s CP-WX8255, CP-WX8240 and CP-X3030WN models are also being used around the …

Tags:Back Panel| Education| Hitachi| Large Display Monitor| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 39| Volume 21

LED Brings American Football to the BIG Screen

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Bigger is better, as they say in the USA – and the owners of the Tannery Row Ale House in Buford, Georgia appear to have taken it to heart. The recently-installed digital display is …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LED| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 39| Volume 21

Gel Film Transistor Speeds Flexible Electronics

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Yang Yang, a researcher at UCLA, and colleagues claim to have developed an ‘inexpensive and simple way’ to produce transparent, flexible transistors. Transistors are generally produced using a multi-step photolithography process (printing a pattern …

Tags:Flexible Devices| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 39| Volume 21

CEA Says US Tech Spending to Set Record This Year

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According to the CEA, total spending on technology in the USA this Christmas season will rise 2.5% YoY, to more than $33.7 billion. An improving macroeconomic environment is increasing consumers’ willingness to shop, said …

Tags:CTA (was CEA)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 40| Volume 21

Signagelive Offers “Dramatic” Cost Savings

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Signagelive has rolled out 42 Samsung Smart Signage screens to the StubHub Center stadium in California. Samsung’s 55″ DM55D screens, with 1920 x 1080 resolution and 450 cd/m

Tags:Digital Signage| Large Display Monitor| Smart Digital Signage| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 42| Volume 21

Google Removes Nexus Player Over FCC Approval

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Google’s Nexus Player (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 41) Android TV product went on sale earlier this month, but has since been removed from the online store. Google said that the device has not …

Tags:Google| Large Display Monitor| Media Players| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 42| Volume 21