Vol 22 - Issue 08


FIFA World Football Museum Uses 1.2mm LED displays

by Bob Raikes

FIFA’s World Football Museum in Zurich, which opened in February 2016, has been upgraded with three 2400 x 1350 resolution 3m x 2m LED displays using the Silicon Core Lavender 1.2mm LED displays. Space …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Sports and Stadiums| Vol 22 - Issue 08

Blippar Claims Project ‘Bigger Than the Internet’

by Tom Allen

Augmented reality app maker Blippar has raised $54 million in Series D funding, to help it build a ‘visual browser’ to help in augmented reality (AR) applications. CEO and co-founder Ambarish Mitra told Business …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Investment| Mobile Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 08

Macro and Micro Trends in Conflict

by Bob Raikes

This week we bring readers of the Large Display Monitor our report on the ISE event in Amsterdam last week. I’m deep into forecasting for our quarterly data services and preparing for the Nuremberg …

Tags:Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 08

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FlexEnable, Merck and Partners Energize Interest in Plastic LCD Technology

by Chris Chinnock

In a project co-funded by the seventh Framework Program of the European Union, FlexEnable, Merck and several other partners have now demonstrated the world’s first plastic LCD with active-matrix in-plane switching (IPS). It uses …

Tags:Flexible Displays| Large Display Monitor| Merck| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 08

Public Displays in Line with Forecast in Q4

by Bob Raikes

European Public Display growth was up by 16.6% on an annual basis in Q4 with 13% growth from Q3, according to the DisplayCast Public Display service from Meko. “We have seen a change in …

Tags:DOOH| Europe| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| Market Data| Vol 22 - Issue 08

EE LLC: A Million PCs and Nobody Knows Its Name

by Ken Werner

There is a company you’ve probably never heard of whose display technology sits inside a million notebook PCs. Entertainment Experience LLC has developed a total color management system whose mathematical and vision models are …

Tags:Colour Management & Processing| Vol 22 - Issue 08

French Signage Continues to Perform

by Tom Allen

The French signage industry continued to show strong growth in the first two months of 2015, according to OVAB Europe’s Digital Signage Business Climate Index (DBCI). The mood in the French market rose 17.29 …

Tags:Digital Signage| Digital Signage Federation Europe (was OVAB)| DOOH| France| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 08

Roadmap Shows Intel’s Skylake in Q3

by Tom Allen

Intel’s sixth-generation ‘Skylake’ chips will be launched in August, according to a leaked product roadmap. Both the Skylake-U mobile chip and Skylake-S desktop device are set for a launch in Q3’15. The chips are …

Tags:Batteries| Chips| Intel| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 08| WiGIG| Wireless Charging

LG: No Change Coming in Smartphone Form Factor

by Tom Allen

Ken Hong, LG’s director of corporate communications, has told Trusted Reviews that smartphones will look the same for several years to come. Future technologies are too expensive and limiting for mass production, he said, …

Tags:LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 08

Industry Prepares for DSE 2015

by Tom Allen

Digital Signage Expo is taking place in Las Vegas next month (11th – 12th), and multiple companies will be exhibiting their newest products. These include thin, large, dual-sided, high-resolution, and interactive models. Exhibiting companies …

Tags:Back Panel| BenQ| Christie| Digital Signage| Large Display Monitor| NEC| ViewSonic| Vol 22 - Issue 08

Asus’ Slim-Bezel Monitor Focuses on Design

by Tom Allen

Asus’ new Republic of Gamers monitor, the MX27AQ, is a 27″ model with a focus on design and audio quality. It is built using brushed metal and has dual 3W speakers using Bang & …

Tags:Asus| audio| Blue Light| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 08

Veeco Lowers Encapsulation Expectations

by Tom Allen

In 2013, Veeco purchased Synos Technology in order to acquire the company’s flexible OLED encapsulation method, Fast-ALD. The technique enables material deposition at lower temperatures (sub-100°) and faster speeds than traditional atomic layer deposition …

Tags:Encapsulation| Flexible Displays| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Samsung Display| Vol 22 - Issue 08