Vol 21 - Issue 34

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Lenovo UK Names New Channel Head

by Helen Vince

Lenovo has hired Andy Bass as the company’s new director of channel and SMB in the UK and Ireland. Bass is set to take over the role from 1st September, having spent the last …

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IHS Focuses on HD at FPD Conference

by Tom Allen

IHS will hold its annual US FPD conference at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Santa Clara, California on 14th and 15th September this year. This year’s event will focus on the latest trends in …

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Christie Claims First UST Laser Projector

by Tom Allen

Christie has introduced its ‘Captiva’ series – apparently the world’s first solid-state projectors with an ultra-short throw ratio and more than 3,000 lumens of brightness. First seen at Infocomm this year, the DHD400S (1920 …

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ECS’ Tablet ‘Saves Soldiers’ Lives’

by Raverstead

Engineering & Computer Simulations (ECS), in the USA, has finished work on a tablet that helps to train soldiers in delivering aid to their wounded comrades. The Medical Training Command and Control (MTC2) tablet …

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Clear Channel Outdoor Sells Russian Unit

by Super User

Clear Channel Outdoor is reported to have sold its Russian business to its general director in Russia, Sergei Kolesnikov. Reports suggest that Clear Channel Outdoor had concerns about the political situation in the region …

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ARM’s Big.Little Evolves at Ineda

by Super User

A low-power chip, developed by start-up Ineda Systems, has been developed to extend the lifetime of wearable devices. The chip works alongside the main processor. It listens for voice commands at all times and …

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Toshiba’s Kira-102 is for Travelling Professionals

by Super User

A new notebook under Toshiba’s Kira brand has been launched in Europe. The 13.3″ Kira-102 is officially an ultrabook, designed for travellers who do not want to compromise on performance. It features 2560 x …

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HUDs to Grow at 25% CAGR

by Super User

The head-up display (HUD) market will be worth $8.3 billion by 2020, according to a report (http://tinyurl.com/pzwtcac) on Marketsandmarkets. CAGR between 2013 and 2020 will be 25.8%, says the company, as HUDs gain attention …

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Samsung Leads Flat-Panel TVs AGAIN

by Super User

Samsung led the flat-panel TV market for the 34th consecutive quarter in Q2’14, taking a 31.8% market share. This was a 1.2 percentage point QoQ rise, said NPD DisplaySearch. LG Electronics’ share fell 0.4 …

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Cree, Lextar Sign LED Agreement

by Super User

Cree and Lextar Electronics have entered into a supply agreement for sapphire-based LED chips, with Cree gaining approximately 13% of Lextar through an $83 million investment. The deal also includes a royalty-bearing license agreement …

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China Works to Replace Windows, OSX and Android

by Super User

The People’s Post and Telecommunications News, of China, says that an OS to rival those from Microsoft, Google and Apple could be deployed by October. The paper quoted the head of an official OS …

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VTech Adds Rechargeable Batteries to 4th-Gen Products

by Super User

Children’s tablet developer VTech has introduced two new products, with rechargeable batteries and more than 800 apps in the ‘Learning Lodge’ store. The Innotab 3 Plus (4.3″, $60) and 3S Plus (5″, $80) are …

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