Vol 22 - Issue 04


ZVEI Predicts Low Growth in Germany

by Tom Allen

Klaus Mittelbach, CEO of Germany’s ZVEI trade association, has predicted that sales of electrical goods in the country will rise 0.5% this year, to almost €174 billion. Results from last year’s sales are still being …

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Samsung Drops Qualcomm

by Vanessa Browning

‘People with direct knowledge of the matter’, speaking to Bloomberg, have said that Samsung will not use Qualcomm processors in its upcoming Galaxy S6 smartphone. The company will instead use its own microprocessors, after testing …

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Pay-TV and VoD Fails to Compensate for Falling AV

by Tom Allen

The recently-published 20th edition of the European Audiovisual Observatory’s Yearbook shows that Europe’s AV sector remained flat for a second year in 2013, despite the rise of VoD services that year. For the third …

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Netflix tops 57m subs; accelerates expansion

by Vanessa Browning

Netflix has revealed that its customer base grew by 13 million last year, comparing favourably to the 11.1 million customers added in 2013. The result brings the company’s total subscribers to 57.4 million. 4.33 …

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Barco Completes Colombian Rollout

by Vanessa Browning

A rollout of more than 150 Barco projectors to Colombian cinema chain Royal Films has been completed. The chain chose several models, including the DP2K-10S and DP2K-32B. More installations are planned in the future …

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Oculus Rift Crescent Bay

The State of Virtual Reality at CES 2015

by Chris Chinnock

At CES 2015, virtual reality was a topic of great interest. In our special coverage of this segment, there are lots of news stories on the personal eyewear and head mounted displays that will …

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Celestica Result 21/01/2015

by Helen Vince

Celestica Inc. has announced its fourth quarter and full year results, recording a net loss in Q4 of $4.4 million compared with a net profit in the final quarter of the previous year of …

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NEC UM351W LCD projector

NEC’s LCD Models Enjoy Upgrade

by Tom Allen

Four new models have enhanced NEC’s UM series of ultra-short-throw 3LCD projectors. The UM301W, UM301X, UM351W and UM361X are said to offer a higher performance than previous UM-series models, as well as a lower cost …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LCD Projectors (3LCD)| NEC| Vol 22 - Issue 04

NEC Display Solutions Names DACH Sales Manager

by Helen Vince

NEC Display Solutions Europe has appointed Christian Krämer as channel sales manager for its business in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In his new role, he will be responsible for the company’s entire retail business with …

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HP Focuses on Business for Mobility

by Tom Allen

HP has unveiled eight new mobile devices for enterprise and education use, running Windows or Android. The company has not shared full specifications for some of these units yet, however. We saw several of …

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BenQ Signs German Distributor for DLP Projectors

by Helen Vince

In Germany, BenQ has signed a distribution agreement for its DLP Projectors with Kern & Stelly Medientechnik.     

Tags:BenQ| Distributors| DLP Projectors| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 04

Angelo DAmbrosio Acer

New Director General Named for Acer France

by Helen Vince

Acer has named Angelo d’Ambrosio as the new country manager of its business in France. He replaces Daniel Trachino who held the position since 2009 and who has now been appointed to lead Acer’s operations in …

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