Vol 22 - Issue 04


A New Publishing Rhythm and Thoughts on BETT

by Bob Raikes

We’ve just about got back onto our normal publishing rhythm this week, thanks to a huge effort by the team – thanks to them. The CES report was by far the largest report that …

Tags:BETT 2015| CES 2015| Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| NPD| Vol 22 - Issue 04

Sony Wants to Address the Wearable Market with Partnerships

by Norbert Hildebrand

PC World published an article on Sony’s appearance at the Wearable Device Technology Expo in Tokyo.  Kaz Tajima, senior vice president at Sony Mobile Communications, said that Sony is looking for collaboration partners for new …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| sony| Vol 22 - Issue 04| Wearables

LG Display Pushes Flexible OLED Display Development

by Norbert Hildebrand

LG Display has published  a new video pushing its development of flexible OLED display. The video is 5 min long and more of a marketing piece than a real interview.   The video shows …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LG Displays (LGD)| OLEDs| Vol 22 - Issue 04

Amazon Instant Video

Amazon Will Produce Original Movies for Theaters

by Norbert Hildebrand

Home entertainment is based on content creation for either TV or movie theaters. While the content for TV is often produced by broadcasters around the world and contains news, sports and all other kinds …

Tags:Amazon| Content Creation| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 04

Ericsson Sues Apple over Patent Licensing

by Norbert Hildebrand

Ericsson has sued Apple in the District Court for the Eastern District of Texas over the use of smartphone technology. According to a press release from Ericsson, the lawsuit follows a lawsuit from Apple …

Tags:Apple| Litigation| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 04

Samsung has no Interest in Buying BlackBerry

by Norbert Hildebrand

According to The Wall Street Journal Samsung is not interested in buying BlackBerry at this point in time. J.K. Shin, Samsung’s mobile phone business leader said that Samsung is talking to BlackBerry to extend their …

Tags:BlackBerry| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 22 - Issue 04

LG 14Z950 notebook PC

LG Claims World’s Lightest 14″ Notebook

by Tom Allen

LG has introduced two new notebooks for the Korean market, which will also be launched in South America in Q2. The new products feature lightweight designs and narrow (4.4mm) bezels. The 14″ 14Z950 and …

Tags:LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 22 - Issue 04

Sumitomo OLED lighting

Sumitomo Licenses UDC Technology

by Bob Raikes

Universal Display Corp. (UDC) and Sumitomo Chemical have signed a new OLED Technology License Agreement, granting Sumitomo non-exclusive license rights to manufacture and sell solution-processed OLED lighting products. The agreement will last for the …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED Materials| Sumitomo| UDC| Vol 22 - Issue 04

Forth Receives ISO Accreditation

by Tom Allen

Forth Dimension Displays has received ISO13485 certification for the design and manufacture of LCD microdisplays for medical devices.     

Tags:Back Panel| Forth Dimension Displays| Large Display Monitor| Medical| Microdisplays| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 04

Two markets going from strength to strength – DE/AT/CH and BENELUX

by Vanessa Browning

OVAB Europe’s Digital Signage Business Climate Index (DBCI) has been used to analyse the 2014 DACH and Benelux markets. In DACH, the Index began the year very positively; despite losing some momentum from Q2 …

Tags:Digital Signage| Digital Signage Federation Europe (was OVAB)| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 04

4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Specs are Great but is it too Late?

by Tom Allen

Victor Matsuda, chairman of the Blu-ray Disc Association, has discussed the upcoming UltraHD Blu-ray standard and what it will offer over streaming video. Because physical media has a much greater bandwidth than most internet …

Tags:Blu-ray| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD & 4K| Vol 22 - Issue 04