Vol 22 - Issue 21


Smartphones Leave a-Si, Panels Approach Break-Even

by Tom Allen

Continued increases in smartphone display performance is leading to rising demand for high-resolution panels with low power requirements – which are not supported by common a-Si backplanes. Worldwide shipments of sub-9″ a-Si TFT LCD …

Tags:IHS Markit| LCD Panels| Mobile Display Monitor| Pricing| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Vizio Considering IPO

by Helen Vince

Vizio is considering an initial public offering and has asked a number of banks to submit proposals for the deal, which could take place later this year. According to reports, as Vizio has revenue …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Vizio| Vol 22 - Issue 21

CEA Implements CES Cap After Record Attendance

by Tom Allen

Gary Shapiro, president of the Consumer Electronics Association, has announced that attendance at future editions of the Consumer Electronics Show will have a hard cap. A record 176,676 people attended CES 2015 (48,833 from …

Tags:CES 2015| CTA (was CEA)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Aer Lingus Takes on iPads – But Remembers Backups

by Tom Allen

Irish airline, Aer Lingus, has swapped its flight manuals for iPads, creating a paperless cabin. Cabin crew will also use the tablets to carry out tasks such as seat upgrades. Director of IT service …

Tags:Aviation| Back Panel| iPad| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 21

LG Expands UltraHD in CEE

by Tom Allen

SPI International, owner of the Filmbox brand, has entered into an agreement to promote LG’s UltraHD TVs in Eastern Europe. The company will also make more UltraHD content available to LG TV owners in …

Tags:4k| Europe| Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 21

AG Neovo’s Borderless Displays

by Tom Allen

The FM-24 and FM-27 displays from AG Neovo are ‘borderless’ LCD models, with 1.5mm bezels to support multi-display configurations. Using IPS panels, the monitors have 178° viewing angles and a 15ms response time. Both …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Narrow Bezels| Vol 22 - Issue 21

CPT Result 15/05/2015

by Helen Vince

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) recorded a first quarter net loss of NT$1.2 billion ($39.4 million) on turnover of NT$13.2 billion ($433.4 million), which compares with a net profit in Q1 of 2014 of NT$81.6 …

Tags:CPT| Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Smart Technologies Result 19/05/2015

by Helen Vince

Smart Technologies Inc. has released its fourth quarter and full year results, posting a net loss in Q4 of $9.6 million on turnover of $99.6 million, which compares with a net loss in the …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Smart Technologies Inc| Vol 22 - Issue 21

LG Rejoins Windows Phone Market

by Tom Allen

LG has joined the Windows Phone crowd with a budget smartphone called the Lancet, which is a Verizon-exclusive at US launch. As a Verizon model, the phone’s stand-out feature is the ability to use …

Tags:LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 21| Windows

Viewsonic Adds OCS in Russia

by Helen Vince

Viewsonic’s Lightstream videoprojectors are now available in Russia through OCS Distribution.

Tags:Distributors| Large Display Monitor| Projectors| Russia| ViewSonic| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Emagin Result 19/05/2015

by Helen Vince

Emagin Corporation has released its first quarter results, recording a net profit of $320,000 on turnover of $5.9 million, which compares with a net loss in Q1 of last year of $1.6 million on …

Tags:eMagin| Financial Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 21

UHD Blu-ray Players Will Appear at IFA

by Tom Allen

The UltraHD Blu-ray standard was announced this month (BDA Completes UltraHD Blu-ray), and Panasonic has wasted no time in talking about pricing, with a promise of ‘No thousand-dollar machines’. Ron Martin, of Panasonic Hollywood …

Tags:Blu-ray| Large Display Monitor| Panasonic| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 21