Vol 22 - Issue 13


Panel Pricing and Book Learning

by Raverstead

This week, we have had much discussion in the team about the newsletters. When we merged Display Monitor with Large Display Report and Mobile Display Report, I said in my editorial that we wanted …

Tags:Editorial| Large Display Monitor| LCD Panels| Mobile Display Monitor| Newsletters| Pricing| Vol 22 - Issue 13


ChipSip Releases SIME Smartglasses

by Norbert Hildebrand

ChipSip, the Taiwanese “system in package” design house has announced the release of its augmented reality headset called SIME. The smartglasses are of the one-eye see through type and are very similar to the …

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Christie Brings HFR to Utah

by Tom Allen

12 of the 13 screens at the new Larry H. Miller Megaplex Theatres in Vineyard, Utah use Christie’s Solaria series projectors. Each of the Christie auditoria is capable of high frame rate projection, and …

Tags:Back Panel| Christie| Large Display Monitor| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 13

UK MPs Choose Apple

by Tom Allen

Every MP in the UK – all 650 of them – will be given an iPad Air 2 after the General Election in May. The plan will cost around £200,000 ($300,000) a year – …

Tags:Back Panel| iPad| Mobile Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 13

Fraunhofer’s Microdisplay has Colour and Scalable Resolution

by Tom Allen

Fraunhofer FEP will present a new OLED microdisplay at HMI 2015 in Hannover next month (13th – 17th April), which will combine display and camera functions. The new full-colour unit is bi-directional; it is …

Tags:Fraunhofer| Gaze Recognition| Germany| Microdisplays| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 22 - Issue 13

Analyst Calls Playstation Vue “Dead on Arrival”

by Tom Allen

TDG analyst Joel Espelien has called Sony’s Playstation Vue streaming service, launched in the USA recently, “dead on arrival”. According to Espelien, the service was “well-intentioned” in development, but is out of touch with …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| sony| Streaming Video| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 13

Comcast Time Warner Merger Delayed to Mid-2015

by Helen Vince

Comcast says that the closure of its acquisition of Time Warner Cable has been delayed to the middle of 2015, after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) indicated that it needed more time to conduct …

Tags:Comcast| Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Time Warner| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 13

LG Renews John Lewis Partnership

by Tom Allen

UK retailer John Lewis entered into a partnership with LG to produce an own-brand TV last year: the JL9000 (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 18). The successor model, the JL9100, has now been announced. …

Tags:John Lewis Partnership| Large Display Monitor| LCD TVs| LG Electronics (LGE)| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 13

Celebrating 90 Years of TV

by Tom Allen

Baird’s TV only had 30 lines of vertical resolutionJohn Logie Baird – the inventor of the television set – showed off his creation in London, 90 years ago. The original box was a gimmick …

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| TVs (TV Sets)| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 13

SmallHD Claims Sharpest 5″ Camera Monitor

by Tom Allen

A camera monitor the size of a smartphone has been introduced by SmallHD. The unit is described as ‘the sharpest 5″ camera-top monitor in the world’ – it has 1920 x 1080 resolution (441 …

Tags:Field Monitors| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 13

Asus Adds Spanish Distributor

by Helen Vince

Asus has added Informatica Megasur as notebook distributor in Spain.

Tags:Asus| Distributors| Large Display Monitor| Spain| Vol 22 - Issue 13

Medium UK Expands with AOPEN

by Helen Vince

AV distributor Medium UK has expanded its offering with the full range of digital signage media players manufactured by AOPEN. The partnership adds to Medium’s existing portfolio of large format displays and connectivity products.

Tags:Distributors| Large Display Monitor| Media Players| Vol 22 - Issue 13