Vol 21 - Issue 39


Ströer Dislikes DooH – Wants “Public Video”

by Raverstead

Christian Schmalzl is from Ströer which is the dominant player in the DACH DOOH market, with around 60% of the German market. Ströer started in digital signage by buying a company in Germany that …

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Dukane’s 9010 is Brightest Ever

by Raverstead

The 9010 is Dukane’s new high-brightness, dual-lamp (465W, lasting up to 2,000 hours) 3DLP projector. As an installation model, it can reach 13,000 lumens of brightness (Dukane’s brightest ever), show 3D content and supports …

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Gaming Monitors that Don’t Tear or Stutter

by Helen Vince

Professional Monitors – At PEPCOM’s Holiday Spectacular, a press-and-analysts-only show held on September 29 at the Metropolitan Pavilion on New York City’s West Side, I came across the new ASUS PG278Q 2560 x 1440 gaming …

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HDMI 2.0 table

Altera Shows how FPGAs can Deliver 4K Video over HDMI 2.0 or 12G SDI

by Chris Chinnock Don't Use

Connectivity – There are lots of ways to deliver UltraHD video, but each solution has its own limitations and/or idiosyncrasies. In the home and some professional AV installations, HDMI 2.0 is emerging as the …

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Altera Shows Video Over IP (SMPTE 2022) Solution at IBC

by Chris Chinnock Don't Use

Connectivity – In the broadcast market, one of the key trends is the need to consider IP-based infrastructure solutions for routing of video and audio. The BNC-based SDI standard has dominated for years, but Ethernet …

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Wearable Devices to Reach 116 Million Units by 2017

by Helen Vince

Market Intelligence – The budding world of wearable devices is about to change even before it goes mainstream, so says a recent report on wearable technology by Juniper Research. The group recently published its Smart Wearables: Fitness, Glasses, Watches, …

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TV Landscape is Getting More Mobile

by Helen Vince

TV – With TV sales somewhat recovering from a recent downturn, many hope that the TV market is returning to normal.  There are also many analysts that have a different view based on changes in …

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Christie Demos High Dynamic Range Projector

by Helen Vince

Digital Cinema – In a special visit to Christie Digital in Kitchener, Ontario, Insight Media had a chance to see something few have seen yet – a new Christie projector that offers a significant increase …

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LG Slashes Prices on 55″ Curved OLED TV

by Helen Vince

TV – The Korean Times reports that LG is slashing the price for their curved 55″ OLED TV from KRW15 million ($14,200) a year ago to KRW3.99 million this month. The lower prices will be in effect throughout …

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iPhone 6 Teardown and the Cost of Display

by Helen Vince

Mobile Displays – A recent iPhone 6 teardown report published by IHS confirms Apple is sourcing both its 4.7″ and 5.5″ AMLCD panels from LG Display and JDI (Japan Display Inc).  The company is paying $45 for the (smaller …

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3D: Selling the Next Big Thing

by Helen Vince

3D in Education – There’s no place for jaundiced observations in serious business planning. That’s why I took time at InfoComm, ISTE and other conferences in 2014 to interview the big 3D players – some …

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InkCase Plus Offers an Interesting Second Screen for Smartphones

by Raverstead

Smartphones – The original InkCase product developed by Oaxis Inc. (North American office is in City of Industry, CA) was an E Ink type display that could be mounted on the back of a …

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