Vol 22 - Issue 02


Plessey Looking at Cubic GaN for Efficient Green LEDs

by Bob Raikes

Plessey, Anvil Semiconductors and the University of Cambridge said that they are working together to fabricate high efficiency LEDs in cubic GaN grown on Anvil’s 3C-SiC / Si substrates. The group said that Cubic …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LED| Lighting| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 02

Atmel Shows Force Sensitive Touch Screen

by Norbert Hildebrand

Atmel demonstrated their touch controller line for automotive and other applications at CES, which allows input with moisture / water present as well as using a glove or a stylus. These robust touch control …

Tags:Atmel| Automotive| CES 2016| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch| Vol 22 - Issue 02

New Exhibits at Computex

by Tom Allen

Taking place from the 31st May to the 4th June, Computex Taipei will focus on areas including the IoT, startups and business solutions. Three new exhibits will be seen at this year’s show: SmartTEX …

Tags:Back Panel| Computex 2016| Events| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Taiwan| Vol 22 - Issue 02

Samsung Displays Sets the Future for Tablets

by Bob Raikes

This week, most of the team was at CES in Las Vegas, so we were unable to get a full issue out of both our newsletters, so we’ve created a combined issue, rather than …

Tags:AMOLED| CES 2015| Editorial| Flexible Displays| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 22 - Issue 02

LDM Product Roundup: Volume 22 No 2

by Tom Allen

BenQ‘s MW665 and MX666 DLP projectors (Display Monitor Vol 2 No 22) have been enhanced with NFC functionality, which BenQ calls ‘tapNshow’. The new models (MW665+ and MX666+) are available worldwide now; price varies …

Tags:Autostereo 3D| BenQ| Business Projectors| Casio| Hybrid LED (Laser)| Large Display Monitor| Stream TV| Vol 22 - Issue 02

Gefen Develops Shock Protection

by Tom Allen

Two new DVI-over-CAT-X products have been released by Gefen. The DVI ELR (Extra Long Range) Extender over One CAT-5 (EXT-DVI-1CAT5-ELR) can be used to transport DVI signals up to 150m, using HDBaseT technology. Video …

Tags:Interface Extenders| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 02

MDM Product Roundup: Vol 22 No 2

by Tom Allen

Blackberry has announced a partnership with Boeing to produce an ultra-secure smartphone called the Boeing Black. The phone will only be sold to ‘approved’ customers, each of which will have to sign an agreement …

Tags:BlackBerry| Huawei| Mitsubishi| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Smartphones| tablets| Tizen| Vol 22 - Issue 02

ISE Draws Closer

by Tom Allen

Black Box (10.P481) will present a European premiere of its UltraHD ‘iCompel’ digital signage software; an AIO solution with several layouts to ease the creation of signage campaigns. A DVI splitter called the Videoplex …

Tags:Eyevis| ISE 2015| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| POS| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Switchers| Vol 22 - Issue 02

Chips Grow in Multiple Categories

by Tom Allen

IHS has predicted 9.4% YoY growth in worldwide semiconductor revenue for 2014. Broad-based growth across multiple segments is due to drive the market to its best result since the 33% boom in 2010. Total …

Tags:IHS Markit| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Semiconductor Market| Vol 22 - Issue 02


OSVR Virtual Hardware and Software Project

by Norbert Hildebrand

Virtual reality headsets fall into two categories so far; there are the dedicated headsets and then the smartphone plug-in cases that provide a cheap way to get a first VR experience for the consumer.  …

Tags:HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 02

corning iris glass

Corning Stays Ahead in Display Glass

by Norbert Hildebrand

Corning has been a leader in the display glass material market for many years and the company has worked hard to stay ahead by adding new and improved materials.  The latest addition is Iris, …

Tags:Corning| Glass| Large Display Monitor| TVs (TV Sets)| Vol 22 - Issue 02

Quantum Materials to Increase QD Capacity to Two Metric Tons

by Vanessa Browning

Quantum Materials has announced that it is to increase production capacity to 2000 kilograms of quantum dots and nanoparticles per year in the second quarter of this year. The company said that it is …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LCD TVs| Mobile Display Monitor| Quantum Dots| UltraHD & 4K| Vol 22 - Issue 02