Vol 21 - Issue 45


Resource Media Adds Viewsonic Projectors

by Raverstead

 Viewsonic’s distributor in Russia, Resource Media, is now offering the company’s line of video projectors.

Tags:Distributors| Large Display Monitor| Projection| Russia| Vol 21 - Issue 45

Hannspree Signs With Entatech

by Raverstead

Entatech is to distribute the HannsG HT231HPB touchscreen LCD monitor in the UK.

Tags:Distributors| Hannstar (Hannspree)| Large Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 21 - Issue 45

Advantech Protects its Tablet

by Raverstead

In June this year, Advantech announced a rugged tablet PC called the PWS-870. The unit has now been launched. It is a 10.1″ model designed for field services markets, with an optional sunlight-readable display …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Rugged Displays| tablets| Vol 21 - Issue 45

DLI Tablets Withstand Rough Treatment

by Raverstead

US-based DLI has produced two new rugged tablet PCs, which are shock-resistant and equipped to take payments. The DLI 8 (8″) and DLI 10 (9.7″) are IP54-certified. Both feature optional 3-in-1 or 5-in-1 modules; …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Rugged Displays| tablets| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 45

Xbox Price Cut Rapidly Boosting Sales

by Raverstead

Microsoft has said that sales of the Xbox One have ‘skyrocketed’ since the console’s price was cut (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 39) – more than tripling in the USA. It is on track …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Microsoft| Vol 21 - Issue 45| xBox

LG To Use R2R For OLED Production

by Raverstead

Kim Kyung-min, a researcher at LG Display’s R&D centre, has said that the company is planning to use a roll-to-roll method to create flexible OLED displays. Speaking at the 2014 International Workshop on Flexible …

Tags:Flexible Displays| Large Display Monitor| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 21 - Issue 45

Analogix TCONs Extend Mobile Battery Life

by Raverstead

Analogix Semiconductor has developed new embedded DisplayPort (eDP) mainstream timing controllers (TCONs), as well as Panel Self Refresh- (PSR) enabled TCONs supporting UltraHD. These devices enable mobile vendors to extend battery life under ‘any’ …

Tags:Analogix| Chips| Mobile Display Monitor| Tcons (Timing Controllers)| Vol 21 - Issue 45

UK 999 Location Tracking Made 4,000 Times More Accurate

by Raverstead

A new SMS-based system has been developed in the UK by EE, HTC and BT, which can pinpoint the location of 999 (emergency services) calls made using a mobile phone to within 30m. The …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 21 - Issue 45

Acer’s October Sales Down MoM

by Raverstead

Acer saw sales for October drop 9.25% sequentially to NT$28.2 billion ($921.6 million), though this was slightly higher year on year. Sales for the period from January to October were 9.5% lower than the …

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Taiwan large Panel October

Large Panel Shipments Fell 1% MoM

by Raverstead

A total 22.5 million large panels were shipped in October from Taiwan’s four major panel manufacturers. This was just under 1% lower than the previous month but represented a year on year improvement of …

Tags:Display Supply & Demand| Large Display Monitor| Large LCD Supply| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 21 - Issue 45

October Sales Suggest Record Christmas

by Raverstead

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) says that its findings in the latest BRC-KPMG Online Retail Sales Monitor for October suggest another record online Christmas this year. Online sales represented 18.2% of total sales in …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Retail Data| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 21 - Issue 45

Entropic Leaves STB SoC Development

by Raverstead

Entropic has announced that it will no longer produce SoC devices for use in set-top boxes. The company will continue to supply its STB SoCs that are already in production and believes that the …

Tags:Chips| Large Display Monitor| SOCs| STBs| Vol 21 - Issue 45