Vol 22 - Issue 19


SES, Samsung and BBC Send UltraHD HDR Over DVB

by Tom Allen

SES, Samsung and the BBC’s R&D team have demonstrated the world’s first DVB broadcast of UltraHD HDR content to a TV. The transmission was sent from an SES satellite, using DVB UltraHD Phase 1 …

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Escatec Removes Moiré With Orientation Change

by Tom Allen

Swiss company Escatec has developed a new method of testing LCD displays with a camera, while compensating for moiré. Moiré is the set of patterns visible on an LCD screen when viewed through a …

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Chiaro Claims New 3D Capture Tech

by Tom Allen

US-based Chiaro Technologies has developed a new motion-capable 3D capture technology. ‘Cloudburst’ streams 3D data at 15+ fps (acquisition can be faster), running on a PC CPU instead of a specialised ASIC. The device …

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Sharp Tours America

by Tom Allen

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America has begun a tour of the USA, which will last until mid-June. The team will meet dealers to discuss industry trends, show products and outline future plans. …

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Amscreen’s Optimeyes Supports Fox Campaign

by Tom Allen

Amscreen is working with Fox International Channels (FIC), using its Optimeyes audience tracking tool to help target ‘key segments’ of the TV audience. FIC is using the system as part of a campaign targeting …

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Netflix Asks FCC to Reject AT&T/DirecTV Merger

by Helen Vince

Netflix has asked the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reject the planned merger of AT&T and DirecTV, unless its competitive concerns about the deal are addressed. The company said it does not object …

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Cameras Are Prestigio’s Selling Point

by Tom Allen

Like the Grace X7 (BSI Supports Low-Light Photography for Prestigio), Prestigio’s Grace X3 (4.5″) and X5 (4.7″) smartphones focus on their camera features. Both new models use the BSI sensor that was featured in …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 19

CPT’s Sales, Shipments Fell in April

by Helen Vince

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) saw sales and shipments fall in April, both sequentially and year on year. Sales for last month were down 9.4% sequentially and 6.9% year on year at NT$4.1 billion ($133.1 …

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Sharp Adds Colour to Memory LCD

by Tom Allen

Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas’ (SMA) new memory LCD display can show eight colours. The 1.33″ module (LS013B7DH06) is designed for ‘always-on’ products, such as smartwatches. As a memory LCD unit, it can continually …

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JCDecaux Result 07/05/2015

by Helen Vince

In its latest quarterly trading update, JCDecaux said that turnover in Q1 was 13% higher year on year at €649 million from €574.1 million in the first quarter of last year. Street furniture, which …

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Roku Welcomes Sharp to TV Club

by Tom Allen

Four companies have been announced as producing Roku TVs (TVs with the Roku smart functionality built in): TCL, Hisense, Haier and Insignia. Now, Sharp has joined this small-but-growing group. Both new TVs – the …

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Sony Prepares for Selfies

by Tom Allen

Sony’s Xperia C4 is its next-generation ‘selfie phone’. A follow-on to the C3, the C4 uses a 5MP front camera with a 25mm wide-angle lens. An Exmor RTM for mobile sensor, soft LED flash …

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