Vol 22 - Issue 11


Wearables Spread to Baselworld

by Tom Allen

At the time of writing, the Baselworld watch show is ongoing in Switzerland. The event is, of course, famous for the luxury Swiss watches that are shown there – but, increasingly, mainstream electronics like …

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High-Brightness for KOE’s Module

by Tom Allen

KOE’s latest 5.7″ LCD module is a high-brightness product, which is mechanically compatible with other displays of the same size from the manufacturer. The TX14D23VM12BAB uses an LED backlight with 1,000 cd/m² of brightness …

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Optoma Working on VR

by Tom Allen

Jon Peddie’s Techwatch newsletter has covered a VR story that we missed at CES – but, as the product was only shown behind closed doors, we don’t feel too bad about it. Image: TechwatchOptoma …

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MWC Grows to 93,000 Visitors

by Bob Raikes

MWC 2015 was the biggest so far, with a claimed 93,000 visitors from 200 countries, even though entry costs from €750 just to walk the floor and several thousand Euros for premium attendee packages. …

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Strategy – Horizontals and Verticals

by Bob Raikes

This week we have three event reports across the two publications. Mobile Display Monitor includes a substantial report on the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week, while the Large Display Monitor has reports …

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ECR Busy – But the Market Needs New Standards

by Bob Raikes

We went for the third year running to the European Congress on Radiology which takes place in Vienna. The mood was fairly positive from display vendors, but the markets are not growing strongly. Most …

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HTC Shows Smartphone and Fitness Band at MWC 2015

by Norbert Hildebrand

HTC has announced the new One M9 smartphone with 5″ FHD display and Qualcomm 820 octacore processor. The LTE phone is the new flagship model and like its predecessor comes with a metal enclosure …

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Garmin’s Fitness and Smartwatch Devices Impress

by Norbert Hildebrand

Garmin was showing an impressive array of fitness and smartwatches that also address many sports and fitness requirements. As one would expect from Garmin, GPS plays an important role in its products. While not …

Tags:Garmin| Mobile Display Monitor| MWC 2015| Smartwatches| Vol 22 - Issue 11

SK Telecom has New Ideas and a PicoProjector

by Norbert Hildebrand

SK Telecom had three developments that are relevant to displays at MWC 2015. First there was the Bignote Beam, an input system for projection systems. The unit uses IR emanating from a wand or …

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Haier Uses MWC to Launch 3 New Tablets

by Norbert Hildebrand

Haier announced three new tablets at MWC 2015. The W800 is an 8″ 1280 x 800 IPS Windows 8.1 tablet with a quad core Intel processor. The device is available in selected European markets …

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Panasonic Has Some Surprises at MWC

by Norbert Hildebrand

Panasonic surprised visitors with some new products at MWC that are relevant to our readers. The first was a CCTV software solution for storing and analyzing video streams with face recognition software. If you …

Tags:Digital Photography| Mobile Display Monitor| MWC 2015| Panasonic| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 11

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Alcatel One Touch Has Lots to Show

by Norbert Hildebrand

Alcatel One Touch announced its Idol 3 smartphone that comes either as a 4.7″ or 5.5″ model. While the 4.7″ has an 1280 x 720 IPS display, the 5.5″ model has a FullHD IPS …

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