Vol 21 - Issue 38


iPhone 6 Plus – the First Flexible Phone from Apple?

by Norbert Hildebrand Don't Use

Smartphone – After the release of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, it seemed that Apple had produced another winner in the consumer electronics world. This has now been questioned, at least for the …

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UHD TVs with Subpixel Rendering May have Certification Issues

by Chris Chinnock Don't Use

Display Metrology –The CEA recently announced a new logo program for UHD TVs. Like most logo or certification programs, one of the criteria is a resolution of 3840 x 2160. For UHD TVs with …

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Haptics Role in Mobile Devices Endures

by Raverstead

Mobile Displays, User Interface – Recent announcements by Immersion Corporation and Apple show that haptic feedback will continue to play a role in mobile and wearable devices. Haptic enhancements of mobile handset user interfaces …

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Vizio Launches P-Series UHD TVs

by Matt Brennesholtz Don't Use

Beyond HD – At CES earlier this year, Vizio announced its new P-series of UltraHD Smart TVs. On September 23rd, the product line was launched, with the TVs starting to ship immediately. I had …

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iBeacon Puts Displays at Retail Nexus

by Helen Vince

Mobile – In our last instalment on Apple Hybrid iBeacon and NFC (Near Field Communications) we said the company is once again demonstrating a canny sense of identifying Gateway Technologies that can empower (and further enrich) its …

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Can Apple Watch Crack Wearable Mainstream?

by Helen Vince

Wearables – A new Information Week Reader Survey is flying in the face of more traditional market research firms stating that by its reckoning,  more than two-thirds (66.8% from the 585 sample pool) responded Nix to the …

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Wide Color Gamuts and High Dynamic Range

by Helen Vince

Broadcast and Distribution – Think of this as Part 3 of my recent series of Display Dailys on expanded color gamuts and the future of video encoding. The series started, innocently enough, with Canon’s support of …

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Dell Does Well in the PC Market

by Helen Vince

PC – Max Smolaks from the Tech Week Europe reports on the highlights of Michael Dell’s speech at Dell’s Solutions Summit in Brussels. Just a year after Dell delisted from the stock market, many …

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Sapphire – More Than Just a Gimmick?

by Helen Vince

Mobile Displays – For some time we have been talking about sapphire as the next great thing to make the next generation smartphones much better and nearly indestructible. With Apple announcing the iPhone 6 …

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The State of the Art iPhone6 Plus LCD

by Helen Vince

Mobile Display – Apple’s new iPhone6 Plus LCD represents mobile display state of the art, in a technology that dominates mainstream mobile devices. The panel is a new 5.5″ diagonal IPS AMLCD using an …

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Apple iPhone6 Puts Focus Back on Displays

by Helen Vince

Mobile Display – The newest Apple iPhone6 marks a shift back to a focus on display quality for the company, so says DisplayMate.com founder and resident expert Dr. Ray Soneira in his latest Shoot-out …

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Qualcomm Wants to Play in the Smartglass Market

by Norbert Hildebrand Don't Use

Augmented Reality – Qualcomm has created a pretty good position for themselves in the smartphone market where they provide processors and chip sets to a wide range of manufacturers. Qualcomm wants to extend its …

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