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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EC Re-starts Clock on Liberty/Ziggo Deal

by Super User

The European Commission has set a new date of 3rd November 2014 by which it will decide whether to approve or reject Liberty Global’s proposed acquisition of Dutch cable operator Ziggo. Earlier this month, …

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Huawei Has Android Concerns

by Super User

Richard Yu, the head of Huawei’s consumer business group, is concerned about the lack of OS choice for mobile device makers. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Yu said, “We feel Tizen …

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Austria Will Begin T23 Transition in 2016

by Super User

A transition from DVB-T to DVB-T2 will take place in Austria beginning in autumn 2016. Komm Austria, the company’s media authority, has started a tender (running until 26th November) for DTT operation permission, which …

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2015 Ushers in the Smart Panel

by Super User

Panel makers are adopting different strategies towards low-cost UltraHD units, depending on their location. Deborah Yang, an NPD DisplaySearch analyst, examines the market in a blog post (http://tinyurl.com/lhmgokz). Korean makers are focusing on panel …

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Wearables Will be Big at IFA

by Super User

Archos will show new Android and Windows Phone mobile devices in hall 12, at stand 103. The 50B Platinum (£100 ($165)) is an Android 4.4 smartphone with a quad-core processor and IPS panel. The …

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Eizo Shakes Off Legal Proceedings

by Super User

Earlier this year, German media claimed that Eizo (Eizo Japan and Eizo GmbH in Karlsruhe) had blocked the business activities of IT company S-Cape GmbH. S-Cape alleged that Eizo had ‘poached’ its employees and …

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Nvidia and VMware Bring Workstations to Chromebooks

by Super User

Google and VMware are working with Nvidia to bring workstation-level graphics to Chromebooks. VMware’s Blast software and Nvidia’s Grid (Display Monitor Vol 20 No 3) virtual GPU technology will be used to deliver a …

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Berlin Plans DVB-T2 Trial

by Super User

A DVB-T2/HEVC trial is to take place in Berlin this autumn. It will test network parameters – including an encryption system – and manufacturers will also be able to test their products.

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