Vol 22 - Issue 10


Cable Subscribers – Where Are You?

by Norbert Hildebrand

In a recent article, Tom Allen of Display Daily reported on data from the Leichtman Research Group that the cable subscriber base in the US has dropped by about 385,000 subscribers in 2015 (US …

Tags:Cable| Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Mobile Display Monitor| Opinion| TV Viewing| Vol 22 - Issue 10

Tobii and EyeTech Agree Technology Partnership

by Helen Vince

Tobii and EyeTech Digital Systems have entered into a royalty-bearing technology partnership which will give EyeTech access to Tobii’s patented Region-of-Interest Technology. EyeTech becomes the second licensee to receive the ability to use Tobii’s …

Tags:Gaze Recognition| Large Display Monitor| Licensing| Mobile Display Monitor| Tobii| Vol 22 - Issue 10

Stevinson Joins Entatech UK

by Helen Vince

Entatech UK has named Dave Stevinson as the company’s new commercial director, following the sudden departure of Jon Atherton. Atherton had been with the company for 22 years and said he was leaving to …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| People| Recruitment & Appointments| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 10

AUO’s Sales and Shipments Decline

by Helen Vince

AU Optronics (AUO) saw sales and panel shipments decline in February. Revenue for the month of NT$28.3 billion ($895.8 million) was 11.8% lower than January and broadly flat year on year, taking sales so …

Tags:AUO| Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 10

MWC not so Hot?

by Bob Raikes

This week, I spent a number of days at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The event is currently the hot event for the world of mobile phone operators and makers, so much so …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| MWC 2015| Radio| Smartphones| Smartwatches| tablets| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 10


VIA to Show Low Cost Android Digital Signage Player

by Matthew Brennesholtz

Via Embedded, a division of Via Technologies Ltd. (New Taipei City, Taiwan) announced on March 4th that it will demonstrate its two low-cost (Under $200) Android media players at Digital Signage Expo (DSE 2015) …

Tags:Android| Digital Signage| DSE 2015| Large Display Monitor| Media Players| Vol 22 - Issue 10

Smart Watches are Smart – but are they Sensible?

by Ken Werner

I’m still trying to convince myself that some combination of features and design elements can make smartwatches a large-volume consumer category. Moto 360 (Photo: Ron Amadeo)In 2014, manufacturers shipped 720,000 Android Wear watches according …

Tags:Smartwatches| Vol 22 - Issue 10| Wearable Market

Canatu Film Used in 3D-Shaped Touch Sensor

by Tom Allen

With Schuster Group and Display Solutions AG, Canatu has developed a 3D-encapsulated touch sensor, for the automotive industry. It is being used to build a button-free, 3D-shaped multitouch display for in-car use. A prototype …

Tags:Automotive| Canatu| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch| Touch Interfaces| Vol 22 - Issue 10

Panel Supply Delays iPad Pro

by Tom Allen

The oft-rumoured 12.9″ iPad Pro (Display Monitor Vol 20 No 45) has apparently been delayed again. According to Bloomberg’s sources, production will now begin in September, because of delays in display panel supply.

Tags:Apple| iPad| Mobile Display Monitor| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 10

KOE Moves to High Res for Industry

by Tom Allen

KOE Europe has introduced a new 10.1″ LCD display module, with high resolution, for industrial use. While many industrial display modules have resolutions of 1024 x 768 or lower, KOE’s new TX26D202VM0BAA has 1920 …

Tags:Industrial Monitors| LCD Modules| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 10

QMC Achieves Cadmium-Free Production

by Tom Allen

Quantum Materials Corporation (QMC) of San Marcos, Texas, is now shipping evaluation and production quantities of its red and green cadmium-free quantum dots (Display Monitor Vol 20 No 7).

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Quantum Dots| Vol 22 - Issue 10

Andromium MHL Dock turns Smartphones into Notebooks

by Bob Raikes

Andromium has developed a “guest OS” and hardware dock to turn smartphones into notebooks, exploiting the MHL architecture. The product is aimed at developing markets and the firm says that complete packages of phone …

Tags:Android| Emerging Markets| MHL| Notebooks| USB| Vol 22 - Issue 10