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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 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

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

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

Links Week Starting 19th September 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 – only a few as I have …

Tags:Android| China| Desktop Monitors| Europe| Game Playing| Gaze Recognition| HTC| Market Data| MiniLED| Rugged Displays| Samsung| Smart TV| Sports and Stadiums| tablets| TCL| Transparent Displays| TVs (TV Sets)| USA| Virtual Reality

Last Hold-Out Sells in Wisconsin – but What Will Foxconn Do?

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Hat-tip to the Ojo-Yoshida Report for spotting that the last homeowner that was holding out against a compulsory sale to release for a possible factory for Foxconn in Wisconsin has just …

Tags:Foxconn (Honhai)| Investment| LCD Fabs| USA

Hisense NEXTGEN TVs come to retail

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Hisense has released a pair of TVs that include an ATSC 3.0 tuner. The U7H and U8H are available from $799. What We Think This is the first ATSC 3.0 set …

Tags:ATSC| Broadcast| Hisense| USA

UST Projectors Put to the Test

by Bob Raikes

I recently saw a report on a shoot-out of Ultra Short Throw projectors that was conducted in the US by ProjectorScreen.com (a high end specialist retailer) and ProjectorCentral.com. I didn’t get there (I’m on …

Tags:Testing| USA| UST Projectors

TCL Settles 120Hz Class Action in California Out of Court

by Bob Raikes

What They Say A class action in California has been settled by TCL for $2.9 million over a claim by TCL that its sets were deceptively advertised as having “120Hz CMI,” “120Hz Clear Motion …

Tags:Advertising| Litigation| TCL| TVs (TV Sets)| USA