Vol 21 - Issue 37


JCDecaux Follows Through on La Défense

by Raverstead

JCDecaux has unveiled its new street furniture in the La Défense business district of Paris. The company won the contract in November 2012 (Display Monitor Vol 19 No 46). In total 111 static billboards …

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TCL’s LCD TV Sales Rose 5.7% YoY

by Raverstead

TCL Multimedia’s LCD TV sales volume increased 5.7% from August 2013 to reach over 1.5 million sets last month, of which the volume of smart TVs increased by 32.8% In TCL’s home market of …

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Trumbull’s MAGI Cinema Solution Discussed at TIFF and IBC

by Chris Chinnock Don't Use

Digital Cinema – Back in early May, I wrote an article about the first public debut of Doug Trumbull’s new cinema capture solution call MAGI (First Screening of 4K 3D 120 fps Content Coming …

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Watch Users Warned Away From Roads

by Super User

The Insitute of Advanced Motorists, a UK charity, has warned that the Apple Watch (which it incorrectly calls the iWatch) could be dangerous to use while driving. Head of policy Neil Greig said that …

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LG’s UltraHD Reaches $1,000

by Super User

At CEDIA this month, LG showed a range of its UltraHD TVs and, for the first time for several sets, shared pricing information. We saw the 105″ 105UC9 at CES this year (Display Monitor …

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Intel Seeks Sub-10nm

by Super User

At Intel’s developer forum (IDF), the company said that it is working to drive processes down to 7nm, without advances in lithography. EUV (extreme ultraviolet) lithography, rather than today’s deep UV lithography, is commonly …

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Apple Looks to LG for AMOLED

by Super User

The Apple Watch uses an AMOLED screen, we reported last week (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 36). Asian sources now claim that these screens are being supplied by LG Display. Shipments are expected to …

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Nvidia Accidentally Confirms HTC Nexus

by Super User

The Nexus 9 tablet will be built by HTC, Nvidia has accidentally revealed. HTC’s involvement was rumoured earlier this year (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 26). A paper filed with the US International Trade …

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Pay-TV Has Declined Since USA’s Digital Switch

by Super User

About 84% of US households take some form of pay-TV service, according to the Leichtman Research Group (LRG). While the number of subscribers has remained fairly flat since 2010, the number of households has …

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LG Chem Claims LED Efficacy for OLED Lighting

by Super User

LG Chem claims to have developed an efficient, long-life OLED lighting panel., comparable to LED devices. While fluorescent panels reach 100 lm/W efficacy and a 20,000 hour lifespan, LED lights can exceed 100 lm/W …

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HP’s “Chromebook Killer” is Pricier Than Expected

by Super User

The Stream 14, HP’s answer to the Chromebook, was first uncovered this year by German website Mobile Geeks (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 33). HP has now confirmed the existence of the laptop, which …

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Flexible Device Work to be Discussed by Fraunhofer

by Super User

Fraunhofer FEP will present the results of its works on flexible electronics at Plastic Electronics 2014 (7th-9th October in Grenoble, France). As well as displays, the institute has examined devices such as flexible lighting …

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