Vol 22 - Issue 05


Barco Takes Collaboration to San Diego

by Tom Allen

Barco is showing its videowall products, collaboration software and controllers at Distributech 2015 (stand #1,539). The show takes place in the San Diego Convention Centre from 3rd – 5th February.    

Tags:Back Panel| Barco| Large Display Monitor| LED| Projectors| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Video Walls| Vol 22 - Issue 05

TCL Corporation to Restructure its Businesses

by Helen Vince

TCL Corporation says it is to  restructure its operations into 11 entities, deemed the “7 plus 3 plus 1 structure”, with seven entities focusing on the product businesses, three on the service businesses and one …

Tags:CSOT| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Reorganisation & Restructuring| TCL| Vol 22 - Issue 05

Daktronics Prepared For Super Bowl

by Tom Allen

Daktronics installed a massive new digital billboard in the University of Phoenix Stadium, ahead of the recent Super Bowl. The billboard, with a 13mm pixel pitch, measured 17.7m x 50m (a total of 2,900m²!)    …

Tags:Daktronics| Digital Signage| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| LED| LFD - Large Format Display| Vol 22 - Issue 05

Dell Expands Partnership with Tech Data

by Helen Vince

Dell has expanded its global partnership with Tech Data in the Netherlands, which will distribute Dell Client Solutions through its broadline business and Dell Enterprise Solutions through its TD Azlan business.    

Tags:Dell| Distributors| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 05

BenQ Signs Kuwaiti Distributor

by Helen Vince

BenQ has appointed Arabian Business Machines in Kuwait to distribute its gaming monitors and video projectors.    

Tags:BenQ| Distributors| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 05

Iiyama Installs Procap on Public Monitors

by Tom Allen

Iiyama has produced four new open frame monitors in the Prolite series, with edge-to-edge glass and procap touch. The new screens (32″ TF3237MSC-B1AG; 42″ TF4237MSC-B1AG; 46″ TF4637MSC-B1AG; and 55″ TF5537MSC-B1AG) feature AMVA or IPS panels …

Tags:Iiyama| Large Display Monitor| large displays| LCD displays| Touch Displays| Vol 22 - Issue 05

Comp Mall Ruggedises Display for Outdoor Use

by Tom Allen

Comp Mall of Germany has produced a new 19″ panel PC called the WTP-9A66. It is a fanless, sealed unit that is IP66-compliant and enclosed in a stainless steel housing. Intended for applications as a …

Tags:Industrial Monitors| Large Display Monitor| PCs| Rugged Displays| Vol 22 - Issue 05| Waterproof Displays

XL Video UK Makes Projector Investment

by Tom Allen

XL Video UK has invested £1.2 million ($1.8 million) in 30 new Barco HDX-W14 projectors, including a quantity of Barco’s TLD+ UST lenses. XL Video also spent £250,000 ($377,500) on a range of new DVI matrices …

Tags:Back Panel| Barco| DVI| Large Display Monitor| Projectors| Rental and Staging| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 05

Metz Still in Business

by Helen Vince

Insolvency administrators handling German TV manufacturer Metz say that they have succeeded in keeping the business operating since Metz filed for insolvency last November (Metz Files for Insolvency). A restructuring plan has been agreed …

Tags:Germany| Large Display Monitor| TV Production| Vol 22 - Issue 05

Samsung Takes Inspiration From Alcatel

by Tom Allen

Polish blog Android.com/pl claims that owners of Samsung’s Galaxy S6 will be able to use accessories to enhance the phone’s functionality. Similar to Alcatel’s Hero line, the site claims that the S6 will have …

Tags:EPD (Electrophoretic)| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 05

Battery Raises Capacity, Withstands 1 Million Folds

by Tom Allen

Rolled, crumpled or neatly folded into an origami swan, the battery will operate.Jenax of South Korea has developed a new flexible battery, which is as thin as paper. The J.Flex can be folded, twisted …

Tags:Batteries| Flexible Batteries| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 05

Feeling Rich? Invest in a Gold-Plated Phone

by Tom Allen

Do friends laugh at your plebeian smartphone? Does it just not fit your power-buying, power-dressing lifestyle? How about getting it gold plated? London-based Goldgenie is a start-up that offers what could be called ‘affordable’ plating. The Blackberry …

Tags:Back Panel| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 05