Vol 22 - Issue 19


2015 Fails to Check Tablet Fall

by Tom Allen

Q1’15 was the second consecutive quarter in which the worldwide tablet market declined says IDC. Competition from alternative devices, such as phablets, drove shipments of tablets and hybrids to 47.1 million units, down 5.9% …

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Notebook ASPs Will be Sub-$450 in 2016

by Tom Allen

Notebook ASPs are still falling, says Taiwan’s MIC, based on the rising share of low-cost models and low demand for touch notebooks and ultrabooks. Notebook PC ASPs are forecast to fall to $453 this …

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Transition Period Needed for T2 Move, Says CRa

by Tom Allen

Ceske Radiokomunikace (CRa), the Czech broadcast network operator, has called for additional multiplexes to be made available during the DVB-T to DVB-T2 transition. The transition will be completed by 2020.

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German T2 Transition Over by 2019

by Tom Allen

German network operator Media Broadcast has said that its planned DVB-T2 platform, which will be launched in early 2017, will offer up to 50 TV channels. The transition from DVB-T to -T2 is expected …

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TV Connect Celebrates Winners

by Tom Allen

The winners of the TV Connect awards have been announced. Held at London’s Gherkin, the awards recognised efforts to continue to transform the industry. Winners included Swisscom AG’s Swisscom TV 2.0 (Best Multiscreen TV …

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Apple Watch Display Shoot-Out

by Steve Sechrist

Just days after the first Apple Watch began showing up in the hands of consumers, DisplayMate Labs, run by Dr. Ray Soneira, completed a comprehensive battery of tests on Apple’s first AMOLED display technology. …

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Microsoft Pushes Developers Towards HoloLens

by Norbert Hildebrand

After the surprising announcement of the HoloLens device by Microsoft at a Windows 10 event, we have been learning more about the HoloLens and its position in the Windows 10 platform. Meanwhile, Microsoft has …

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Windows 10 Includes Many Display Relevant Features

by Norbert Hildebrand

In the Build 2015 event in San Francisco, Microsoft focused, of course, on Windows 10 and its app development platform. As a software development conference, the heart of the discussions was always on code …

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OLEDWorks on the Move in OLED Lighting

by Chris Chinnock

The prospects for OLED lighting is getting some serious attention from a company called OLEDWorks (Rochester, NY). They have just announced deals with Corning, Philips and Universal Display to provide new momentum to the …

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Home Retail Group Result 06/05/2015

by Helen Vince

Home Retail Group, owner of UK retailer Argos, reported a 1% increase in like for like sales last year to £5.7 billion ($8.7 billion), while Argos’ sales were 0.6% higher, accounting for £4.1 billion …

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Sony Tells HDR Story

by Chris Chinnock

Did you know that Sony has had TVs in the market for a year that can display content with expanded contrast and wider color gamut? Sounds like HDR right, well it is – sort …

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