Vol 21 - Issue 40


eD’system Offers Epson Smartglasses

by Raverstead

eD’system in the Czech Republic has started distributing Epson’s Moverio BT-200 smart glasses.

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CPT’s September Revenue Down 13% YoY

by Raverstead

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) posted a 4.2% decline in sales last month to NT$4.4 billion ($144.5 million), which was 12.9% lower than September 2013. Sales from January to September reached NT$42.2 billion ($1.4 billion), …

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£8 Million Investment by Eye Airports

by Raverstead

Eye Airports is to launch an £8 million ($12.8 million) investment in advertising media and technology across its UK airport network. Gatwick North and South terminals will benefit from new digital welcome and terminal …

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MasterImage 3D Challenges RealD’s IP Portfolio

by Raverstead

Masterimage 3D is challenging the validity of four of RealD’s polarisation patents, claiming that the patents replicate pre-existing techniques. According to Masterimage 3D, RealD’s improper patent protection stalls competition in the 3D business and …

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AAA Studies Driver Distraction in the US

by Helen Vince

sAutomotive – When navigation systems entered the automotive market, the rave for larger screens and head up displays in automobiles started.  Smartphones and now augmented reality headsets could be used in cars while driving.  Some …

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Oculus Welcomes Sony to the Virtual Reality Market

by Helen Vince

Virtual Reality – Virtual reality has been around for some time and if you like, every movie theater experience is a form of virtual reality without glasses. People like movies, but so far don’t like …

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Demographics by Smartphone Type

by Helen Vince

Smartphone – When it comes to smartphones, the world is a two class society. Well actually, when we look at the data provided by IDC it is more on its way to a one class …

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Source: Sony

Sony Mobile Focuses on Imaging

by Norbert Hildebrand Don't Use

Smartphone – Sony is not doing well this year and most of the business downturn relates to its mobile division. Sales of Sony smartphones have been not great and the value adjustment for inventory …

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Mitsubishi Launches “4K Laser TV” at CEATEC

by Helen Vince

While Mitsubishi is out of the US TV market, it is still a player in Japan where it used the CEATEC trade show to show off its new 4k Laser TV. To be clear, …

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GT Advanced Technologies and Apple – A Story of Unequals

by Helen Vince

Supply Chain – Before the release of the iPhone 6 models, some analysts were very bullish on the use of sapphire in upcoming Apple smartphones. There are advantages in using sapphire on handheld devices as …

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Physics Prize Goes to LED Inventors

by Helen Vince

Lighting – The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded on October 7, 2014 “for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources”. The prize was awarded to Isamu …

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Amazon Offers Sub $100 Fire HD 6 Tablet

by Norbert Hildebrand Don't Use

Tablet – A new tablet from Apple draws the crowds (we may witness that soon – a special Apple event is scheduled for October 16), but others not so much. Whichever manufacturer you think …

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