Vol 22 - Issue 17


Unilumin Pushes LED Video Wall Pitch to 0.8mm

by Chris Chinnock

China-based Unilumin used NAB 2015 to show off the finest pitch LED video wall to date – 0.8 mm. This is roughly the pitch of a 70” 1920×1080 LCD display, so LED pitch is …

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SiliconCore Shows Fine-Pitch LED Video Walls

by Chris Chinnock

SiliconCore showed several LED video walls based on 1.2, 1.5 and 1.9 mm pitch modules. SiliconCore uses its unique Common Cathode design that is said to offer lower power consumption than common anode designs. …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LED| NAB 2015| SiliconCore| Video Walls| Vol 22 - Issue 17

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Update on 8K Status and Roadmap

by Chris Chinnock

Development of the 8K ecosystem continues with Japan leading efforts of course. However, with the focus squarely on adding more pixels, the initiative is looking increasing out of step with other efforts focused on …

Tags:Broadcast| Mobile Display Monitor| NAB 2015| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Terrestrial (DTT)| Vol 22 - Issue 17

Arris to Acquire Pace for $2.1 Billion

by Helen Vince

US-based Arris Group is to acquire UK set-top box manufacturer Pace plc for a stock and cash consideration of $2.1 billion. The transaction will result in the formation of New Arris which will be …

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Berlin Prepares for SMPTE Forum

by Tom Allen

The SMPTE Forum will take place on 7th and 8th May in Berlin, Germany. The title of this year’s event is ‘Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age: A European Perspective’. Register at http://tinyurl.com/q5ee5mo.

Tags:Back Panel| Broadcasters| Europe| Events| Germany| Large Display Monitor| SMPTE| Vol 22 - Issue 17

Qualcomm Cuts Turnover Forecast by $1 Billion

by Helen Vince

Qualcomm has reduced its turnover forecast for the year by $1 billion, attributing its decision to a “decline in share at a large customer” and the “increased impact of customer share shifts within the …

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IHS Forecasts Significant In-Car App Shift

by Tom Allen

IHS has conducted a survey of 4,000 people in the USA, China, Germany and the UK, intending to buy a new car within the next 36 months. Of these people, 90% own a smartphone …

Tags:Automotive| IHS Markit| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 17

Samsung Brings its Curve to Europe

by Tom Allen

Samsung’s curved monitors have now reached the European market. They were launched in the UK earlier this month. The curved monitors include the SD590C (Samsung Matches Curve of the Eye), SE790C (Samsung Swaps PLS …

Tags:Curved Displays| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 22 - Issue 17

SID and IHS Organise Touch Conference for Display Week

by Tom Allen

The Society for Information Display (SID) and IHS have announced the programme for SID’s Market Focus Conference on Touch, which will be part of the SID Display Week (31st May – 5th June). The …

Tags:Back Panel| IHS Markit| ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| SID Display Week 2015| Touch| Vol 22 - Issue 17

Texas Instruments Result 23/04/2015

by Helen Vince

Texas Instruments Incorporated reported a strong start to the year, with a 33.4% increase in net profit in Q1 at $650 million from $487 million a year earlier, with turnover up 6.9% at $3.1 …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| TI (Texas Instruments)| Vol 22 - Issue 17

LGD Returns to Profit in Q1

by Helen Vince

LG Display (LGD) returned to profit in the first quarter of the year, reporting a net profit of KRW476 billion ($439.8 million) having seen a net loss a year earlier of KRW82 billion ($75.7 …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 17

Amscreen Extends 5-year MFG Partnership

by Tom Allen

The Motor Fuel Group (MFG), an independent forecourt operator in the UK, has extended its existing contract with Amscreen for five more years. The revised agreement will cover a screen technology upgrade in MFG’s …

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