Vol 22 - Issue 16


Seene Moves From 3D to VR

by Tom Allen

Seene is a company specialising in 3D image capture on iOS and Android, and has now turned its attention to VR. The Seene app has now been updated, and can be used to shoot, …

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Signature Plans For Birmingham Transport Extension

by Tom Allen

Signature Outdoor has installed a new LED display in Birmingham’s financial hub. Cityvision Snow Hill is a portrait-style unit overlooking Queensway, with a fortnightly impact of more 3.5 million people, following an upcoming tram …

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iFixit Gives 2015 Macbook 1/10

by Tom Allen

Teardown specialist iFixit has found that the secret behind Apple’s new Macbook is…glue. Lots and lots of glue. The company gave the device a 1/10 repairability score. Most of the internals are battery, with …

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Pi Can Be LCM Mounted

by Bob Raikes

EarthLCD of California has developed a 15″ and 21.5″ open frame “panel PC” based on Baanto’s ShadowSense technology. The firm has also developed a “Pi-box”, an aluminium enclosure that encloses a Raspberry Pi Model …

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Flexenable Joins European Graphene Research

by Tom Allen

FlexEnable, a spin-off from Plastic Logic (Plastic Logic Divides into Two Companies), is now participating in the Graphene Flagship initiative (http://tinyurl.com/oo5gj7f). The Graphene Flagship is a research programme with a €1 billion budget, aiming …

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Dell’s Vostro Notebooks Enhance Productivity

by Tom Allen

Dell’s Vostro notebook line, for mobile and home workers, now has new 14″ and 15″ models with multiple features designed for productivity. The Vostro 14 3000 and 15 3000 are less than 25mm thick, …

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US Smartphone Shares Flat From 2014

by Tom Allen

In the three months ending in February 2015, smartphones had penetrated almost 77% of the US market, according to Comscore – up 5% on the September – November 2014 period. The result represented 186.3 …

Tags:Android| Apple| BlackBerry| HTC| iOS (Apple)| LG Electronics (LGE)| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Motorola| Samsung| Smartphone Market| Smartphones| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 16| Windows

European Commission Examines EU VoD Market

by Tom Allen

A report on video-on-demand has been published by the European Commission. ‘The development of the European market for on-demand audiovisual services’ was prepared by the European Audiovisual Observatory. It presents statistics for European VoD …

Tags:Europe| Large Display Monitor| VOD| Vol 22 - Issue 16

Spectral Edge’s HDMI Adapter Compensates for Colour Blindness

by Tom Allen

A UK company called Spectral Edge has announced an HDMI adapter for colour blind TV viewers, called the Eye2TV. The device is meant to make it easier to distinguish between red and green, as …

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Tobii Glasses 2 – Faster, Stronger, Better

by Tom Allen

Tobii has added two improvements to its Pro Glasses 2 wearable (Tobii Brings Eye-Tracking to Glasses): 50Hz sampling and MEMS components. Tobii has combined the headset’s slippage compensation technology with a 50Hz sampling rate …

Tags:AR Glasses| MEMS| Mobile Display Monitor| Tobii| Vol 22 - Issue 16| Wearables

PSCo and VuWall Sign Partnership

by Helen Vince

PSCo has been appointed as exclusive UK distributor for VuWall Technology. VuWall Technology develops collaborative visualisation software for video wall controllers.

Tags:Distributors| Large Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 16

New Tizen Phones Under Development at Samsung

by Tom Allen

ZDnet Korea reports that Samsung is developing two new Tizen smartphones. The Z2, for developing markets such as India, is said to have 960 x 540 resolution (screen size was not listed, but will …

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