Vol 22 - Issue 21


Apple Gives up TV Ambitions – Probably…

by Bob Raikes

We have an emphasis on public displays this week as this has been “Digital Signage Week” in London. Tom got along to the summit on Tuesday and I was at NEC on Wednesday. We’ve …

Tags:Apple| Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| TV Set Market| Vol 22 - Issue 21

European PD Market is Positive in Q1

by Bob Raikes

Europe saw a good result in Q1 2015 with 4.2% annual growth reported in Meko’s DisplayCast Public Display research. Annual growth was just over 23% on a volume basis. Despite some price declines during …

Tags:DOOH| Europe| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| meko| Vol 22 - Issue 21

MBI Issues LED Driver Warning

by Tom Allen

Macroblock Inc. of Taiwan has issued a warning about counterfeit drivers that were installed into some displays and shipped to worldwide customers. The company has put together a list of manufacturers certified as using …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LED| LED Drivers| Vol 22 - Issue 21

NEC ShowCase Round Up

by Bob Raikes

AndersDK revealed a small box with connectors, but hid it away quickly when we raised our camera. It turned out that the device was a new media player that is based on the latest …

Tags:Aviation| Collaboration| Large Display Monitor| Media Servers| NEC Showcase 2015| Video Walls| Vol 22 - Issue 21

ZeeVee Transmits UltraHD 30 frames via 10GB Ethernet

by Bob Raikes

ZeeVee has developed an IP-based video system that can send uncompressed UltraHD video over 10Gbit Ethernet at 30 fps. The product won a “Best in Show” award at ISE this year, we heard. The …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| NEC Showcase 2015| Video over IP (VIP)| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Pro Display Screen is for UST Projectors

by Bob Raikes

Pro Display Ltd of the UK makes projection screens and had a couple of demonstration areas at the event. The first display we spotted was a front projection screen, called the “SunScreen” that had …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| NEC Showcase 2015| Projection Screens| Vol 22 - Issue 21

NEC Impresses with LEDs

by Bob Raikes

NEC had a number of displays of its own, although the emphasis at the show was clearly on partners, rather than on its own technology. (Click on the images for higher resolution.) On the …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| High Brightness Displays| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| NEC Showcase 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 21

NEC ShowCase Highlights Partners

by Bob Raikes

This week, NEC Displays held its annual showcase event in Vinopolis in London, a location that is well suited to the type of event, although like some of the previous ones, I found it …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| NEC Showcase 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 21

European Parliament Rejects Cadmium QDs

by Tom Allen

Following several months of campaigning against the possibility of cadmium-based quantum dot use being extended in the European market, Nanoco has welcomed a decision by the European Parliament to reject the move. The European …

Tags:Environment| Europe| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Nanoco| QD Vision| Quantum Dots| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Sharp Quits Another TV Market

by Tom Allen

We do not often cover Australian news in Display Monitor, but this bears mentioning. Sharp, according to Channel News AU, has withdrawn from the TV market in the country. Joe Constantino, sales and marketing …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| sharp| TV Set Market| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Dream Vision Adds HEVC to Android Line-up

by Tom Allen

France’s Dream Vision has launched a follow-up to its 2013 Android DLP projector, the Dreamy Geek (Display Monitor Vol 20 No 29). The Dreamy Geek II brings 3D, HEVC playback, Bluetooth 4.0, dual-band Wi-Fi …

Tags:DLP Projectors| France| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 21

MEN’s Railway Display Meets International Standards

by Tom Allen

MEN Micro has developed a robust panel PC for railway applications, conforming to the UIC 612 standard (for driver machine interfaces). The DC15 has a 10.4″ LCD display and IP65-compliant housing. It can withstand …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Rugged Displays| Touch PCs| Vol 22 - Issue 21