Vol 22 - Issue 18


Osterhout Design Group Opens R7 Smartglasses For Pre-order

by Norbert Hildebrand

After many announcements, ODG (Osterhout Design Group) is now offering the R7 smartglasses for pre-order on its website. They earlier announced the R7 device as well as a more consumer-oriented device, at CES 2015 …

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If they can do what they say they can….

by Bob Raikes

This week, Tom and I both went to the TV Connect event in London and I also went along to events run by Ericsson (alongside TV Connect) and Sharp so it was a busy …

Tags:Codecs| Editorial| HEVC (H.265)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 18

Flexible OLEDs and Samsung’s “Smartphatch”

by Ken Werner

Last week Samsung Display officially released some details concerning its “most advanced display,” the third-gen flexible OLED used in the Galaxy S6 Edge smart phone. That the new details are now official does not …

Tags:Curved Displays| Flexible Displays| OLEDs| Samsung| Samsung Display| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 18

V-Nova Can Enhance Existing Streams

by Bob Raikes

We missed the first launch of V-Nova and its new codec (More Details of V-Nova Perseus Emerge), so we were pleased to catch up with the firm at TV Connect, especially as we had …

Tags:Codecs| HEVC (H.265)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| TV Connect 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 18

AirTies Bullish on Demand for Great Wi-Fi

by Bob Raikes

We have been reporting on AirTies for six years. The company has STB products for in-home distribution of content exploiting its mesh Wi-Fi technology. The latest Air 7410X is sampling now and will be …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| PowerLine Networks| STBs| TV Connect 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 18| Wi-Fi

Qualcomm Focuses on LTE Broadcast

by Bob Raikes

Qualcomm was at the show to talk about LTE broadcast rather than making any product or technology announcements. First the company clarified how it is likely to be used. Spectrum and data connections are …

Tags:Broadcast| Large Display Monitor| LTE| Mobile Display Monitor| Qualcomm| TV Connect 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 18

Ruwido Updates ‘leaf’ Interface

by Bob Raikes

Ruwido, our favourite high end remote control developer, was showing the R157. This replaces the silvery look of other remote controls with a copper look. Ruwido doesn’t make STBs, but develops industrial designs that …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Remote Controls| STBs| TV Connect 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 18

VixS Multi Display

VixS Nearly Ready with 6800 Chip

by Bob Raikes

VixS Multi Display Uses a single 6400 for one UltraHD P60, one FullHD and four 720P streamsThe first news from chip-maker, VixS, was that the latest version of its “Golden Reference Decoder” box, the …

Tags:HEVC (H.265)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| TV Connect 2015| UltraHD & 4K| ViXS| Vol 22 - Issue 18

Humax Streams UltraHD from Korea

by Bob Raikes

Humax showed its “Whitney” and “Rocky” FullHD & UltraHD STBsHumax was showing its range of STBs and gateways. As a demonstration of the quality of its UltraHD solution, the firm was streaming UltraHD content …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| PVRs (DVRs) Personal Digital Video Recorders| TV Connect 2015| UltraHD & 4K| Vol 22 - Issue 18

Ericsson Arranges Special Event And Updates on HDR

by Bob Raikes

Away from the show floor, Ericsson held an event for clients and press in Canary Wharf, the docklands area of London. Simon Frost, global Head of Media Marketing and Communications, said that Ericsson has …

Tags:Broadcast| Ericsson| HDR - High Dynamic Range| HFR - High Frame Rate| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| TV Connect 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 18| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Philips’ High-Res Monitors Reach New Size

by Tom Allen

32″ is a new size for MMD/Philips’ 2560 x 1440 LCD monitors, which it now has a presence in with the BDM3270QP. The display can show 10-bit colour and features 12-bit internal processing. Multiview …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| MMD (AOC Philips)| Vol 22 - Issue 18

Stanley Sharp

Sharp Explains B2B Display Push

by Bob Raikes

Sharp held an open day in London for its dealers and distributors and we went along to hear what the firm had to say. Sid Stanley is Sharp’s European Sales Director, a position he …

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