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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DivX Makes HEVC Wins

by Super User

Several new companies have been announced with products using the DivX HEVC solution. TVs from Toshiba (see Product News); LG (UltraHD models); and TCL have been named as using the format. Additionally, Wohler has …

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DVB Updates on UHDTV and DVB-S2X

by Super User

Over the years, the EBU and DVB have normally held press conferences around the same time, but this year, the EBU didn’t have one, however DVB did. Phil Laven the chairman of DVB started …

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Christie Appoints Steljes Ireland

by Super User

Christie has signed a partnership with Steljes Ireland to distribute Christie’s business products portfolio in the Irish Republic. Steljes Ireland will carry Christie mobile demo stock and will set up a demonstration facility in …

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Ocean Expands The Grid

by Super User

A new display has been added to Ocean Outdoor’s Grid network (Display Monitor Vol 20 No 36). The Screen @ Bullring South, in Birmingham, is 3.84m x 5.76m with a 10mm pixel pitch.

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Google Takes Aim at Emergings With Android One

by Super User

As expected, Google has launched its first Android One smartphones in India. The initiative is a reference platform where OEMs are offered sub-$100 reference designs, for developing markets. The first three phones are the …

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GSMA Opposes EBU’s Views on 700MHz

by Super User

The GSMA, representing mobile operators, has called on the European Commission (EC) to hasten the switch of the UHF spectrum (470-790MHz) to mobile data traffic. The current plan is to achieve the move by …

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Desktop Growth Fails to Boost OGCC PC Market

by Super User

The combined PC market in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar (‘Other Gulf Cooperation Council’ (OGCC) countries) fell 4.2% YoY in Q2’14, says IDC. Shipments to the region totalled 217,698 units. Bahrain was said to …

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Have we Reached Peak CRT?

by Super User

This article first appeared in the Display Standard newsletter, ‘Veritas et Visus’ (www.veritasetvisus.com) Last month, the UK

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ViewSonic Optimises 16:10 Monitors for Extended Use

by Super User

Three new 16:10 displays have been added to ViewSonic’s monitor lineup. All three (24″ VG2438SM and VG2435SM and 22″ VG2235M) are designed for extended office and home use; they have a blue light filter …

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