Vol 22 - Issue 14


Canatu Achieves Super-Thin Dimensions on CNB Film

by Tom Allen

A new super-thin product has been added to Canatu’s range of transparent, conductive carbon nanobud films. The device is just 23µm thick, and targets thin devices and flexible applications. Canatu claims that it has …

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Valens Launches HDBaseT 2.0 Testing Services

by Tom Allen

Testing and certification services are now available for new products using the HDBaseT 2.0 standard. The services conform to the Compliance Test Specification that was recently made available to HDBaseT Alliance members (HDBaseT Alliance …

Tags:Chips| HDBaseT| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Testing| Vol 22 - Issue 14

PMA’s February Projector Results Similar to January

by Tom Allen

PMA Research has announced the top-selling projectors in the USA in February. The company divides the results into three categories: ‘pico and personal’, ‘mainstream’ and ‘4,000+ lumen’. Optoma’s EH501 held on to the top …

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Exertis Continues TechAid Support

by Tom Allen

Exertis is to donate eight of Dell’s Venue 11 7130 tablets to the TechAid programme in Ghana. The tablets will be used for childrens’ education. The company is also helping to raise money to …

Tags:Back Panel| Dell| Exertis| Mobile Display Monitor| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 14

Entatech First With Hannspree’s Wearable

by Helen Vince

Entatech in the UK is to be the first distributor for Hannspree’s first wearable device, the Smart Sports Watch.

Tags:3G & 4G| Distribution| Hannstar (Hannspree)| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartwatches| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 14

Max Hedayat Eyevis

Eyevis Names New DACH Sales Director

by Helen Vince

Eyevis has appointed Max Hedayat to the newly created role of sales director for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH). Hedayat joins Eyevis from Sweden-based EC Electronics where he most recently served as CEO of …

Tags:3G & 4G| Europe| Eyevis| Large Display Monitor| People| Recruitment & Appointments| Vol 22 - Issue 14

Expectations Positive for Benelux Signage

by Tom Allen

OVAB Europe has released its digital signage market survey for the Benelux region over the March/April period. OVAB tracks these results with its Digital Signage Business Climate Index (DBCI). The DBCI rose to the …

Tags:Austria| Digital Signage| Digital Signage Federation Europe (was OVAB)| Germany| Large Display Monitor| Switzerland| Vol 22 - Issue 14

Andreas Kretz Hisense

Hisense Names European VP

by Helen Vince

Hisense has confirmed the appointment of Andreas Kretz as the company’s new VP of Hisense Europe and head of European R&D for smart TVs, tablets and smartphones. Prior to joining Hisense in February, Kretz …

Tags:Europe| Hisense| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| People| Recruitment & Appointments| Vol 22 - Issue 14

Wrist-Worn Devices Will Lead Wearables For Years

by Tom Allen

New vendors, new devices and greater end-user awareness will drive the 2015 worldwide wearable market to new heights, says IDC. 45.7 million units will be shipped this year, says the firm, rising 133.4% from …

Tags:Apple Watch (iWatch)| Eyewear| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| IDC| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartwatches| Vol 22 - Issue 14| Wearables

Surface 3 Loses RT

by Tom Allen

A rumour circulated the web at the end of March that Microsoft would launch a new Surface tablet sporting 64-bit Windows 8.1, rather than Windows RT. Lo and behold, the Surface 3 was announced …

Tags:Intel| Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 14| Windows

Consumer Shipments Boost Q4 Monitors

by Tom Allen

34 million desktop monitors were shipped in Q4’14: an overall fall of 4.4% YoY, but 1.3% higher than IDC’s forecast. Western Europe, the second-largest monitor market worldwide, experienced positive growth of 8.4%. Vendors focusing …

Tags:Dell| Desktop Monitors| HP Inc| IDC| Large Display Monitor| Lenovo| LG Electronics (LGE)| Samsung| Vol 22 - Issue 14| Worldwide

Huawei Result 01/04/2015

by Helen Vince

Huawei Technologies Ltd. posted a 32.7% rise in net profit last year to $4.5 billion and a 20.6% increase in turnover to $46.5 billion. Huawei’s consumer group contributed $12 billion to total turnover for …

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