Vol 22 - Issue 20


TV Panels Rise While Tablets Fall at Innolux

by Tom Allen

Innolux president JC Wang has said that the company expects to reach 40-45 million UltraHD TV panel shipments this year. While 30% of Innolux’s panels were 50″+ in Q1, that number is forecast to …

Tags:Innolux| Large Display Monitor| LCD Panels| Mobile Display Monitor| Supply Chain| Vol 22 - Issue 20

TPK’s April Sales Dip 43% YoY

by Helen Vince

TPK Holding achieved a 12.7% month on month increase in sales in April, though this was down 43.4% from April 2014 at NT$9 billion ($293.8 million). The company’s sales for January to April were …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| TPK| Vol 22 - Issue 20

Hannstar’s April Result Disappoints

by Helen Vince

Hannstar Display recorded a disappointing performance in April, with the only increase being in shipments of small and medium panels. The company’s sales for last month fell 20.5% from March and 26.6% from April …

Tags:Financial Data| Hannstar (Hannspree)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 20

TPV to Ship 70+ Million LCD Products

by Helen Vince

TPV says it expects to ship more than 70 million LCD products in 2015, of which more than half will contain display and chip components supplied by Taiwanese manufacturers. Innolux, AU Optronics and Mediatek …

Tags:AUO| Innolux| Large Display Monitor| Mediatek| Supply Chain| TPV (TP Vision)| Vol 22 - Issue 20

Why are we so Fascinated with AR/VR Devices?

by Norbert Hildebrand

In my Display Daily articles, mobile devices are a common topic and among those, augmented or virtual reality glasses are very dear to my heart. Many years ago I argued with a colleague that …

Tags:AR Glasses| Augmented Reality| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 20

Comcast Announces UHD Set Top Box for 2015

by Norbert Hildebrand

When we talk about UHD, often also misquoted as 4k, we start thinking of more pixels in our next TV set. From a business perspective we talk about what will accelerate or hinder the …

Tags:Comcast| Mobile Display Monitor| STBs| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 20

Google Glass patent

Google Patent May Hint at Next Google Glass

by Norbert Hildebrand

Patents are tricky as they give us a glimpse of a potential development of new products, though it may also lead us in a direction that may never be realized. Google has been awarded …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Google| Google Glass| Mobile Display Monitor| SmartGlasses| Vol 22 - Issue 20

Source Reflex Mania

Ready for UHD and HDR on your old CRT TV?

by Norbert Hildebrand

In recent months we have been talking about Ultra High Definition/4K TVs a lot, while the majority of people are still using FHD, HD or even SD televisions in their homes. While we can …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| TV (Television)| UltraHD| UltraHD (4KTV)| UltraHD & 4K| Vol 22 - Issue 20

HP’s Large-as-a-TV ‘Monitor’

by Tom Allen

As part of a significant desktop PC rollout, HP has introduced three new AIO PCs and an UltraHD monitor. The new Pavilion AIO PCs (currently unnamed), in 21.5″, 23″ and 27″ sizes, have 1920 …

Tags:All-in-ones (AIOs)| Desktop Monitors| HP Inc| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 20

Faroudja Enhances Epson Images

by Tom Allen

Epson’s Powerlite 4770W is a 3LCD unit with video enhancement technology from Faroudja. DCDi Cinema provides a range of features to improve image quality without introducing artefacts. One of DCDi Cinema’s technologies is directional …

Tags:DLP Projectors| Epson| Large Display Monitor| Video Quality| Visual Quality| Vol 22 - Issue 20

Radiant-Opto, Coretronic See Sales Drop YoY

by Helen Vince

Taiwan’s major backlight unit (BLU) manufacturers reported year on year declines in sales in April, with Radiant falling 9.6% to NT$3.2 billion ($104.3 million) and Coretronic dropping 19.6% to NT$5.5 billion ($179.6 million). For …

Tags:Coretronic| Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Radiant| Vol 22 - Issue 20

And Finally… – Vol 22 No 20

by Tom Allen

We’d be the first to admit to occasionally prodding an under-performing PC with a toe, but we can at least tell the difference between a computer and Old Yeller. Someone ought to share this …

Tags:Back Panel| Dell| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 20