Vol 22 - Issue 07


Early Thoughts from ISE 2015

by Bob Raikes

The ISE show was something of a triumph. The organisers had over 50,000 pre-registered visitors from all over Europe and the show was busy and very well attended. Although some exhibitors were grumpy about …

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BDA Sets Out HDR Plans for Blu-ray (Corrected)

by Bob Raikes

We have corrected the story that we published last week based on some corrections received from the BDA (we removed a reference to a third HDR technology): Large Display Monitor has heard that the …

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LEDs Rule the Roost at ISE

by Tom Allen

As I write this, ISE has just ended and the Display Monitor team is gearing up to bring you the event report. It is set to be a good one, and hopefully shorter than …

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CopTrax Introduces SmartGlass for Law Enforcement

by Norbert Hildebrand

While the Google Glass device has been pulled from the consumer market, Google did state that it will still supply the device for corporate applications. CopTrax, a wireless solution for video capture and upload …

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Modularity May be Key for Wearable Devices

by Phillip Wright

Trellie, a developer of wearable technology, has announced a partnership with a large jewelry manufacturer to incorporate the firm’s modular smart jewelry technology in its products. The firm’s product concept is illustrated in the …

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Barco Result 12/02/2015

by Helen Vince

Barco has released its full year results, saying that net profit for the year more than halved to €27.8 million from €59.4 million a year earlier, which the company attributed to an increased tax …

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LGD’s OLED TV Production Expansion to Cost $915 million

by Helen Vince

Following LG Display’s (LGD) recent announcement that it planned to expand production capacity at its 8G OLED plant (LG Display Aiming to Make 600,000 OLED TV panels), sources in Korea have estimated that the …

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Innolux Investing in More Capacity

by Helen Vince

Innolux’s chairman and CEO, Tuan Hsing-chien, told investors this week that the company will increase its capital expenditure significantly this year to NT$35 billion ($1.1 billion), up from NT$20.5 billion ($655.4 million) last year. …

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Metro Group Result 14/02/2015

by Helen Vince

Metro Group has reported its first quarter results, posting a net profit in Q1 of €445 million on turnover of €18.3 billion, which compares with a net profit in the first quarter of last …

Tags:Europe| Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| MediaMarkt (Saturn)| Mobile Display Monitor| Retailers| Vol 22 - Issue 07

TSMC Posts Record January Sales

by Helen Vince

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) reported record sales in January of NT$87.1 billion ($2.7 billion), an increase of 25.3% from December 2014 and 69.4% higher than January 2014. TSMC said it was the highest monthly …

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Lenovo Announces New CIO

by Helen Vince

Lenovo has appointed Qingtong Zhou as the company’s new CIO. Zhou currently serves as Lenovo’s head of strategy and planning and is replacing Xiaoyan Wang, who becomes senior vice president of a newly created, …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Lenovo| Mobile Display Monitor| People| Recruitment & Appointments| Vol 22 - Issue 07

HP DreamColor Display Developers Receive Academy Award

by Helen Vince

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recognised the HP DreamColor Display and its developers with the Scientific and Engineering Award (Academy Plaque) for the impact it has made in film, providing …

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