Vol 22 - Issue 14


ROE Shows Unique LED Display

by Bob Raikes

ROE is a Chinese LED maker that has been established in Europe some time and has an office with local staff in the Netherlands. It also has a US office in Los Angeles to …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| ProLight & Sound 2016| Rental and Staging| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Vol 22 - Issue 14

A New Period of Competitive Cooperation in AMOLED?

by Bob Raikes

We’re publishing a day early this week, as we have a public holiday for Easter on Friday, which means a reduced number of stories this week. However, we have three good stories that made …

Tags:Editorial| Large Display Monitor| LG Displays (LGD)| LTPS TFT| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Oxide TFTs| Samsung Display| Vol 22 - Issue 14| WOLED (White OLED)

V-Nova’s Perseus Lowers UltraHD Bandwidth Requirements

by Tom Allen

A UK company called V-Nova claims to have developed a new compression technology offering between two- and three-times bitrate savings in video streaming, compared to codecs such as H.264, HEVC and JPEG2000. ‘Perseus’ has …

Tags:broadband| Broadcast| Broadcasters| Broadcom| Codecs| EBU| HEVC (H.265)| Hitachi| Intel| JPEG2000| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Sky| Vol 22 - Issue 14

TAU Electroluminescent Peptides

Researchers in Tel Aviv Find Electroluminescent Material

by Norbert Hildebrand

In an article published in Nature Nanotechnology, researchers from the University of Tel Aviv announced that they have found a material class that is not only self assembling but also electroluminescent. According to the …

Tags:display technology| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 14

Fraunhofer to Show Flexible Encapsulation Films

by Tom Allen

Fraunhofer FEP will present test results for its barrier and transmission films, which have been exposed to weather for one year, at SVC 2015 (Santa Clara, USA, 25th – 30th April). Flexible electronic components …

Tags:Curved Displays| Digital Signage| E Ink| Film materials| Flexible Displays| Fraunhofer| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 14

First iPhone 6C Images Appear Online

by Tom Allen

Alleged pictures of the case of Apple’s iPhone 6C have been leaked. Blog “Future Supplier” published the images, which show a differently-shaped cutout for the camera and speakers compared to the iPhone 5C. View …

Tags:Apple| iPhone| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 14

Titan X Should be Used for UltraHD – And Only UltraHD

by Tom Allen

In a series of benchmarking tests, Hexus has determined that Nvidia’s new Titan X GPU (Titan X: A Low-Cost Answer to Titan Z) is capable of driving UltraHD content at very high frame rates …

Tags:Chips| Game Playing| GPUs| Large Display Monitor| Nvidia| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 14

iPad Pro Features Two Ports, Photo Shows

by Tom Allen

Images that are claimed to display Apple’s much-rumoured large iPad Pro show the tablet with two ports. The images, from Dutch website Vandaag Apple, show an opening on the side of the tablet that …

Tags:Apple| iPad| Mobile Display Monitor| USB| Vol 22 - Issue 14

Blu Kickstarter is Cancelled

by Tom Allen

Blu, a high-concept ‘wearable smartphone’ – which would literally curve around the wrist, and uses a 5.3″ flexible OLED display – was due to have its first products shipping in May. This seemed very …

Tags:Crowdfunding (Kickstarter etc)| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 14| Wearables

Researchers Discover Self-Healing Nanowire Properties

by Tom Allen

Silver nanowires are one option to replace ITO as a conductive material in displays – they are lower-cost and flexible – but research has been limited due to a lack of understanding about their …

Tags:Flexible Devices| ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Silver Nanowire| Vol 22 - Issue 14

Barco Lights Up Spring Gala

by Tom Allen

Barco has again supplied display equipment to China Central Television’s Spring Festival Galaxy. The show, which was broadcast on 19th February (the eve of Chinese New Year), used eight HDF-W26 projectors. It was Barco’s …

Tags:Back Panel| Barco| China| Large Display Monitor| Projectors| Rental and Staging| Vol 22 - Issue 14

Light Polymers Lowers Cost of OLED Contrast Improvements

by Tom Allen

US/Taiwan-based Light Polymers has developed a lyotropic liquid crystal material (CR006) that can be coated on substrates, or directly onto OLED panel glass, to improve the contrast and readability of OLED displays. The reflective …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LC Materials (Liquid Crystal)| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 22 - Issue 14