Vol 21 - Issue 41

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Source: Apple

Icahn Enterprises Sees TV as Large Opportunity for Apple

by Norbert Hildebrand Don't Use

TV – In a recent open letter to Apple’s CEO Tim Cook, investor and billionaire Carl Icahn describes what he expects from Apple. Owning roughly 53 million shares in the company, his number one …

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Source: Best Buy

Best Buy Enters the Internet of Things

by Norbert Hildebrand Don't Use

Internet of Things – What will we be talking about after wearables are being worn by everyone? Many think it will be the Internet of Things. This term describes the connection of everything in …

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20.1 Cinema Audio Solution Coming from Barco

by Chris Chinnock Don't Use

Digital Cinema – Barco (Kortrijk, Belgium) announced that it has completed the acquisition of IOSONO (Erfurt, Germany), a technology company with expertise in immersive 3D sound. The transaction creates a new company called Barco …

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Source: Novasentis

Interview with Novasentis – Feel your Display

by Norbert Hildebrand Don't Use

Emerging Technology – Haptic display technology has long been in discussion and solutions have so far fallen short of expectations. In an interview with Dr. Christophe Ramstein, President and CEO of Novasentis we explored how far …

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Leap Motion at ISTE 2014 attracted significant attention

3D’s Plus-one

by Len Scrogan Don't Use

3D in Education – In a previous article, Stereo Symbiosis Needed in the Education Market, I wrote that the growth trajectory of 3D will not accelerate to the degree desired without help from other, …

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Next Generation TV System Attracts Competing Efforts

by Aldo Cugnini Don't Use

Broadcast & Distribution – Last week, Sinclair Broadcast Group and Technicolor (formerly Thomson Broadcast) announced the successful deployment of Technicolor’s ATSC 3.0 4K/UltraHD testbed platform, including receiving an over-the-air signal. Based on various MPEG …

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Gitex Introduction

by Super User

Gitex is an interesting event for us. The main show is on communications and IT, while part of one of the major halls is labelled as Infocomm MEA and covers audio-visual. The Infocomm part …

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Round Up

by Super User

ANFLED is the Chinese company that we reported on as selling 218″ FullHD LED TVs at IFA for just $315,000! The company had the same displays at Gitex and told us that the Middle …

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UltraHD in an HD World

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SMPTE’s Annual Technical Conference, in Los Angeles, event will take place between 20th and 23rd October. 3M’s Jimmy Thielen will present a talk on using quantum dot films to cover the Rec.2020 colour gamut …

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Netflix Acquisition Costs Pass to New Subscribers

by Super User

Netflix has raised the price of its UltraHD streaming services, to $12, for new subscribers. Current members do not have to pay the new price until August 2016. Higher acquisition costs were given as …

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iPhone 6 Boosts ODM’s Revenues

by Super User

Foxconn Electronics and Pegatron both reported large increases in sales for September, rising 51% and 63% respectively from August, primarily due to shipments of Apple’s new iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Foxconn’s …

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Smartwatch Adoption Will Accelerate – But No Killer App in Sight

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More than 100 million smartwatches will be in use worldwide by 2019, says Juniper Research. In a new report (http://tinyurl.com/qceaqhh), the firm predicts that the next 12-18 months will bring the product category into …

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