Vol 21 - Issue 46


Intel Wins Drone Display Record

by Bob Raikes

Intel has been working for a while to show how its chips can be used to create airborne displays based on drones that are flying to become individual pixels based on RGB LEDs. Now …

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Best Buy Licenses Sharp Brand

by Raverstead

Best Buy and Sharp have signed a licensing agreement (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 43) which allows the US chain to use Sharp’s brand on three recently released HDTVs. The new line comprises 32″, …

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Everdisplay Targets 1 Million Panels Monthly

by Raverstead

China’s Everdisplay has told OLED-Info that it has a monthly capacity of 600,000 5″ OLED panels at its G4.5 fab. Full capacity (15,000 substrates) has not yet been reached. The company expects to increase …

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Ofcom Assigns Mobile to 700MHz

by Raverstead

After much to-ing and fro-ing regarding the use of the 700MHz spectrum, UK regulator Ofcom has said that it will make the band available for mobile broadband services. Ofcom plans to achieve its aim …

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Holst Can Make Washable LED Clothing

by Raverstead

Paul Breddels spoke for the Holst Centre in Eindhoven which is a research centre working on the integration of electronics in and on flexible foils. Applications are in lighting, display, solar, medical and automotive …

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Compal Sees Q3 Profit Grow

by Raverstead

Compal Electronics reported 9% sequential growth in net profit for the third quarter, rising to NT$2.6 billion ($83.9 million). Last quarter’s profit was supported by around NT$1.7 billion ($54.9 million) in non-operating, investment and …

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LEDs on Silicon Gaining Traction

by Raverstead

Plessey has achieved 120 lumens/Watt light output with its MAGIC GaN-on-Silicon LED technology. Light output efficiency was said to be greater than 50%. Engineering samples are shipping now, as well as blue die with …

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Taiwan Warns FTA Agreement Risks Competitiveness

by Raverstead

A free trade agreement has been signed between China and South Korea, which Taiwanese companies say could put them at a disadvantage. Acer founder Stan Shih said that tariffs will negatively impact Taiwan’s panel …

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DVB-T2 Plans Outlined in Germany

by Raverstead

At a Media Broadcast event in Germany regarding DVB-T2, it was said that private broadcasters in the country plan to launch services using the platform in mid-2016. DVB-T broadcasts could be turned off in …

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HTC Signs Tech Data

by Raverstead

Tech Data Mobile Solutions in the UK has been appointed as exclusive distributor for HTC’s new Nexus 9 tablet.

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Panasonic Expands Battery Recall

by Raverstead

Panasonic has expanded the recall of Toughbook H2 battery packs in the USA, which it began earlier this year. The recall now covers battery packs manufactured between June 2011 and September 2012 (previously May …

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Colegrove Updates on Touch

by Raverstead

Jennifer Colegrove is from Touch Display Research and talked about touch and touchless input. She started by talking about “what’s hot” in the market, including non-touch areas. Colegrove said that she was one of …

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