Vol 22 - Issue 05

LCD Supply Demand

Steady as We Go for Panel Supply

by Bob Raikes

This week, we have published our report on the BETT show which took place at the end of last week and we’ve got into the serious build up for ISE. It’s a busy time …

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It’s Official: Toshiba Leaves North American TVs

by Tom Allen

Toshiba is to cease TV development and sales in North America, and will be licensing its TV business in the region to Compal. New products will begin to arrive in March. Toshiba also has …

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Orad Upgrades PowerWall Solution

by Matthew Brennesholtz

Orad Hi-Tec Systems Ltd. (Kfar Saba, Israel) introduced its HDVG4 videowall controller at NAB 2013. This controller is targeted at high-end studio videowall applications, especially on-set studio applications. A single HDVG4 platform can distribute …

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Apple Enjoys Best Quarter of Best Smartphone Year in Q4

by Tom Allen

Apple closed the gap with Samsung in the worldwide smartphone market in Q4’14, while the products themselves set a new record for both the quarter and the year, according to IDC’s preliminary data. Vendors shipped …

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TV, Mobile and Automotive Drive Area Demand Growth

by Tom Allen

Significant increases in flat-panel display (FPD) area demand are being driven by steadily rising TV, smartphone, mobile and PC and automotive displays, according to IHS. The global FPD industry was focused on unit growth …

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AUO Result 29/01/2015

by Helen Vince

AU Optronics Corp. (AUO) reported a six year high net profit of NT$18 billion ($570.1 million) in 2014, on turnover of NT$408.2 billion ($12.9 billion), down just 2% year on year. In the final …

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ViewSonic Introduces Projectors with Improved Color

by Matthew Brennesholtz

At the recent Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC), January 20 – 23, ViewSonic North America (Brea, CA) introduced a new group of projectors in its PJD6 series of professional projectors targeting the education and other professional markets. These …

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Recent Report Studies User Experience with Home Use of 3D TV

by Arthur Berman

Although stereoscopic 3D (S3D) television is now widely available in the home, little information has been published on some aspects of viewer use and experience. A recent article addresses this issue. The study was …

Tags:3D TV| Large Display Monitor| TV Set Market| Vol 22 - Issue 05

Housing Deal Sees Gains for Unitymedia

by Tom Allen

Following a deal signed with German housing company Nassauische Heimstätte/Wohnstadt, Unitymedia Kabel BW has gained an additional 60,000 subscribing households in more than 140 towns. Unitymedia will supply the apartments of Nassauische Heimstätte with TV, …

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Ginsbury Signs Blaze Display for Monochrome LCDs

by Helen Vince

In the UK and Ireland, LCD manufacturer Blaze Display Technology has signed a new distribution agreement with Ginsbury. Blaze Display supplies LCD modules to medical, metering, transportation and telecommunications OEMs.

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Samsung Joins the Mile High Club

by Tom Allen

Forget seatback screens; Samsung and Australian airline Qantas have launched a trial entertainment service using the former’s Gear VR headset. The headsets will be provided to customers in Sydney and Melbourne International First Lounges, as …

Tags:Back Panel| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 05

Vestel Sees 20% Growth in Turnover

by Helen Vince

Vestel has said that it expects to record a more than 20% year on year growth in turnover for 2014, reaching in excess of 7.5 billion Turkish lira (TL) ($3.1 billion). Domestic revenue is …

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