Vol 22 - Issue 12


Is Google Signalling Display as a Service?

by Bob Raikes

Steve mentions in his report in this issue that the interest at DSE from Google might be related to the idea that Digital Signage might just become part of the “Internet of Things” (IOT). …

Tags:DAAS (Display as a Service)| Editorial| Google| Intel| Internet of Things IOT| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Displays| Vol 22 - Issue 12

NEC Reiterates Importance of Solutions

by Tom Allen

NEC’s presence largely followed in the tracks of its its ISE showing, with a similar message and and multiple models that were introduced in Amsterdam. Photo credit: Daily DOOH One model that we had …

Tags:DLP Projectors| DSE 2015| Large Display Monitor| Laser Projectors| NEC| Short Throw| Vol 22 - Issue 12

Samsung Ensures Video Wall Uniformity

by Tom Allen

Samsung highlighted its Color Expert technology for video walls. This new feature will be integrated in all of Samsung’s 2015 video wall displays; it means that these screens will be factory-calibrated to ensure brightness …

Tags:Digital Signage| DOOH| High Brightness Displays| Large Display Monitor| Outdoor Displays| Samsung| Small Medium LCDs| Vol 22 - Issue 12

Impression Pi Boasts Control Through Computer Vision

by Tom Allen

uSens has launched a Kickstarter campaign for an interactive, mobile VR headset called Impression Pi (appropriately launched on Pi Day). The company says that development on hardware is nearly completed. The Kickstarter campaign is …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Computer Vision| Crowdfunding (Kickstarter etc)| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 12

Correction: NEC’s 90″ Display Is Not $4,000!

by Tom Allen

Thanks to an eagle-eyed reader who spotted an error in our coverage last week (yes, even the Display Monitor team makes mistakes – albeit rarely!). We had said that NEC’s E905 used a VA …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| NEC| Vol 22 - Issue 12

John Lewis EHT Sales up 8% in 2014

by Helen Vince

UK-based John Lewis’ electricals and home technology (EHT) business grew 7.9% year on year in 2014, despite what the firm described as a “challenging”market. The company said sales of large electricals and audio products …

Tags:John Lewis Partnership| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Retailers| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 12

Sony’s Vue Service Now Live

by Tom Allen

Sony Computer Entertainment president, Andrew House, said recently (Playstation Vue Coming to East Coast) that Sony’s Playstation Vue TV service would be rolled out to the East Coast of the USA soon. The service …

Tags:Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| IPTV| Large Display Monitor| sony| Streaming Video| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 12

QMC Breaks Stokes-Shift Barrier for Brighter Displays

by Tom Allen

The ‘Stokes-shift’ is the difference between a quantum dot’s (QD) peak excitation and peak emission wavelengths. Minimising the overlap between these bands enhances the clarity and brightness of a fluorescing QD, by avoiding re-absorption …

Tags:Brightness| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Quantum Dots| Vol 22 - Issue 12

Paul Butler Named Top Exec by PCR

by Tom Allen

Paul Butler, sales director at AOC/MMD UK and Ireland, has been recognised as one of the region’s top technology executives by PCR. Butler has worked in the IT channel for more than 20 years …

Tags:Awards| Back Panel| Ireland| Large Display Monitor| MMD (AOC Philips)| Mobile Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 12

Nanosys Doubles QD Capacity on UltraHD Demand

by Tom Allen

Nanosys has doubled its quantum dot production capacity, to 25 tons per year. The new capacity enables Nanosys to provide optical components to more than 6 million 60″ UltraHD TVs a year and the …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Nanosys| Quantum Dots| Supply Chain| Vol 22 - Issue 12

Hannspree’s Android Box Available from Entatech

by Helen Vince

Hannspree’s Android Box, which turns a normal PC into an Android device, is now available in the UK through Entatech. The Android Box was built to partner with HannsG touch screen monitors.

Tags:Android| Distributors| Hannstar (Hannspree)| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 12

Tag Heuer Becomes First Swiss Smartwatch Maker

by Tom Allen

Tag Heuer, the Swiss watch manufacturer, has announced a partnership with Intel and Google to launch a smartwatch based on Android Wear. The watch will be launched this year. Jean-Claude Biver, president of Tag …

Tags:Android Wear| Apple| Google Glass| Intel| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartwatches| Switzerland| Vol 22 - Issue 12