Vol 22 - Issue 22


Flexible AMOLEDs Provide Differentiation

by Tom Allen

Flexible AMOLED display shipments will equal more than 11% of rigid AMOLED shipments this year, according to IHS. The market is growing as vendors shift from rigid display production. Samsung Display and LG Display, …

Tags:AMOLED| Flexible Displays| IHS DisplaySearch| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 22| Wearables

Oculus Connect 2 Comes to Hollywood

by Tom Allen

Oculus VR has announced Oculus Connect 2 – an event for engineers, designers and developers from around the world, where they can learn about the future of the Oculus platform. This year’s event will …

Tags:Back Panel| Events| Mobile Display Monitor| Oculus VR| Vol 22 - Issue 22

Lenovo Challenges Google

by Tom Allen

Lenovo has unveiled a bevy of new devices at an event in Beijing, including a Chromecast rival. First are three new laptops for consumers: the Z41 and Z51 are for multimedia use, and the …

Tags:3D Depth Cameras| Large Display Monitor| Lenovo| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Streaming Dongles| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 22

Pimms Campaign Demonstrates Digital Flexibility

by Tom Allen

Pimm’s has taken space on 12 of Ocean Outdoor’s premium sites in London and Birmingham, to prepare the UK for the sunny weather. Showcasing the power of digital advertising, the advert is activated when …

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

City Outdoor Wins Newcastle DOOH Tender

by Tom Allen

City Outdoor has won a tender by Newcastle City Council to install and operate a double-sided, large-format full motion screen in the UK city. The screen will be live in September and will be …

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

Truly Expects to Begin AMOLED Production in Q1’16

by Tom Allen

Truly Optoelectronics expects to begin AMOLED production at its own facility in Q1’16. The Chinese company has said that construction of the G4.5 fab will be completed in June, and equipment will be installed …

Tags:AMOLED| Mobile Display Monitor| Production| Supply Chain| Vol 22 - Issue 22

Caution About Signage Future in DACH

by Tom Allen

OVAB Europe’s Digital Signage Business Climate Index tracks the sentiment of the industry in several regions across Europe. Most recently OVAB has released the May/June results for the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). …

Tags:Austria| Digital Signage Data| Digital Signage Federation Europe (was OVAB)| DOOH| Germany| Large Display Monitor| Switzerland| Vol 22 - Issue 22

Sony Assists in 3D Surgery

by Tom Allen

Sony devices have been used in a succession of four cataract surgery procedures, which were filmed and broadcast live in 3D at the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons’ (ESCRS) Winter Meeting in …

Tags:3D Acquisition| Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Medical| sony| Vol 22 - Issue 22

Surreal Vision team

Oculus Acquires Surreal Vision

by Helen Vince

Oculus has announced its acquisition of Surreal Vision, a UK-based company which has been working to refine software that can accurately and quickly build 3D maps of physical environments, which it calls simultaneous location …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| Oculus VR| Vol 22 - Issue 22

Foxconn Looks at India for Expansion

by Tom Allen

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou has said that the company is aiming to develop between 10 and 12 facilities in India, and could spend “a few billion dollars” on them. “A lot of our customers, …

Tags:Foxconn (Honhai)| India| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Production| Supply Chain| Vol 22 - Issue 22

27″ High-Res LG Monitor Makes Quiet Appearance

by Tom Allen

A new LG monitor has appeared on the company’s Australian website, with no accompanying announcement. The page is currently pretty sparse, with only the key features of the monitor listed. It is a 27″ …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 22

Gionee Packs in Dual Batteries for Four-Day Lifetime

by Tom Allen

A new smartphone from Gionee has appeared in a TENAA listing in China. The M5 is the successor to the M3, featuring two batteries and four days of lifetime. The display is a 5.5″ …

Tags:Batteries| China| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 22