Vol 22 - Issue 20


Si Il Doit Partir?

by Bob Raikes

Video and TV have been big topics for us over the last couple of weeks, with reports from satellite owner, SES, last week, and from the DTG event in London and Streaming Media East …

Tags:Blu-ray| Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 20

Streaming Media Updates on OTT

by Bob Raikes

The Streaming Media East event took place this week and we went along to get a sense of what is going on in that area.

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Exhibition Highlights from Streaming Media East

by Norbert Hildebrand

Streaming Media East also had a small exhibition area with 47 companies showing off their offering related to content creation and streaming video. While there were some acquisition-related exhibitors, most exhibitors offered management and …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Streaming Media East 2015| Streaming Video| Test Equipment| Testing| UltraHD| UltraHD & 4K| Vol 22 - Issue 20

Waiting for Godot

by Ken Werner

It takes a long time to develop novel display technologies. As a result, product designers sometimes express a desire for display characteristics that the industry cannot supply – at least not yet, and maybe …

Tags:display technology| Novel Displays| Pentile| SID Display Week 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 20

AT&T Brands its First Tablet

by Tom Allen

AT&T has released its first self-branded tablet; as well as being the first to bear the AT&T logo, the Trek HD is also the company’s first tablet to run Android 5.0. The tablet is …

Tags:AT&T| Mobile Display Monitor| tablets| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 20

TCL Expands Roku TV Lineup

by Tom Allen

TCL’s Roku TV lineup has grown with the addition of seven new models in the USA, in the 3800 ‘Design’ and 3850 ‘Decorator’ series. All of TCL’s Roku TVs feature the ‘Recommended by Netflix’ …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LCD TVs| Roku| TCL| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 20

Woman Injured by Falling Sign

by Tom Allen

A woman in London has been injured after a recently-installed digital sign fell on her during the morning rush hour. She is being treated for leg and hip injuries, but her life is not …

Tags:ClearChannel| Digital Signage| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 20

Admiral Marks Renovation With NEC

by Tom Allen

West Seattle’s Admiral Theatre is being renovated – a project begun with the upcoming installation of two NEC digital laser projectors. The projectors will be installed in June and the entire process should be …

Tags:Back Panel| Cinema Projection| Large Display Monitor| Laser Projectors| NEC| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 20

NEC Reaches Sub-$1,000 Price Point

by Tom Allen

NEC’s NP-V302H is its first 1920 x 1080 projector to be released for sub-$1,000 (actually $999, if you want to quibble). Aiding installation flexibility, the DLP projector features +/-30° horizontal and vertical keystone correction …

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‘Significant’ HUD Growth to 2020

by Tom Allen

Image: WardsAutoHUDs are the next step on the path to fully autonomous vehicles, was a message coming from the 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference in Detroit this month. Speaker Jennifer Wahnschaf, of Continental, told organisers …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Automotive| Head Up Displays HUDs| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 20

Sharp Secures Second Bank Bail-Out

by Helen Vince

After months of speculation, Sharp has unveiled its new medium-term management plan which includes the second bank bail-out in three years and the cutting of 10% of its global workforce. The company also said …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Reorganisation & Restructuring| sharp| Vol 22 - Issue 20

Booky Bets on VR

by Tom Allen

UK bookmaker William Hill is using VR to increase the declining number of horse racing bets it is receiving. Gamblers can wear an Oculus Rift headset (or use any Google Cardboard-like device) to view …

Tags:Back Panel| Mobile Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 20