Vol 22 - Issue 23


Lenovo Dual-Screen Watch Uses Light Guide

by Tom Allen

Lenovo unveiled the Magic Watch concept last month (Lenovo Solves Small-Screen Smartwatch Issue), and more information has now come to light. The watch features a near-eye display in the strap, which uses a patented …

Tags:Lenovo| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartwatches| Vol 22 - Issue 23

A Recent Development in Display “Privacy Mode” Viewing

by Arthur Berman

Privacy Mode is a term used to describe a solution to a common problem. This problem can, perhaps, best be identified by use of an example. You occupy the coveted center seat on an …

Tags:Microsoft| Privacy| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Apple Readying Google Competitor

by Tom Allen

9to5Mac says that Apple is preparing ‘a major new iOS initiative’ known as Proactive, to challenge Google Now. The software will use Siri, Contacts, Calendar, Passbook and third-party apps. It will apparently replace the …

Tags:Apple| Google| iOS (Apple)| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Pixelworks Enables Asus Enhancements

by Tom Allen

Asus’ new Hero Zenpad tablet uses Pixelworks’ mobile display processor and True Clarity image enhancements. The tablet, which has 2048 x 1536 resolution, features blur-free images, sharp images and ambient lighting compensation. Comment We …

Tags:Asus| Back Panel| Mobile Display Monitor| Pixelworks| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Slovenian Telco Readies 4G TV

by Tom Allen

Telekom Slovenije is getting ready to roll out TV, internet and fixed telephone services over its 4G network. The service will be available this month, in areas where fixed line broadband is not available …

Tags:3G & 4G| Europe| Large Display Monitor| TV Reception| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Tivo Buys Polish Middleware Company

by Helen Vince

Tivo has acquired Cubiware, a Polish middleware and multiscreen firm for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will enable Tivo to expand its international presence in 25 countries. The company said it will also expand …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Tivo| Vol 22 - Issue 23

And Finally… – Vol 22 No 23

by Tom Allen

Demonstrating the importance of digital signage security, hackers recently took control of a large billboard in Atlanta, replacing the scheduled content with an image that could normally be found in the dark depths of …

Tags:Back Panel| Digital Signage| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Security| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Improving Vision with 3D

by Len Scrogan

When modern digital 3D first hit the large and small screen, folks shouted sharply about their visual discomfort: headaches, eye strain, soreness and nausea seemed to rule the day. Although some of those problems …

Tags:3D (Three Dimensions)| 3D software| iPad| Vol 22 - Issue 23

E Ink Used in Fashion Shoe

by Tom Allen

Click to enlargeE Ink: it’s not just for displays. The fashion world is also sinking its teeth into the technology, with the latest offering – the Volvorii shoes – recently crowdfunded. The shoes connect …

Tags:Back Panel| E Ink| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 23| Wearables