Vol 22 - Issue 23


New Motorola Products Expected in Summer

by Tom Allen

Yang Yuanqing, CEO of Lenovo, has said that new Motorola products will be released this year – possibly as soon as the summer. They will include phones and watches, he told The Telegraph.

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Leaked Galaxy S2 Could Claim Thinnest Tablet Title

by Tom Allen

Specifications have leaked for Samsung’s rumoured Galaxy Tab S2 8.0, which (apparently) come from China’s TENAA certification centre. The 8″ model will be 5.4mm thick, with an OLED display and 1536 x 1048 resolution. …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Ateme Chosen for Tennis Open Encoding

by Vanessa Browning

Preliminary live video encoding for the French Tennis Open, in UltraHD with HEVC, are being provided by Ateme. Images are now being broadcast on Fransat, at 50fps and using the Rec.2020 colour gamut.

Tags:4k| ATEME| Encoders| France| HEVC (H.265)| Large Display Monitor| Rec 2020| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Ericsson: Smartphone Penetration to Reach 70% by 2020

by Tom Allen

In its latest Ericsson Mobility Report, Ericsson predicts that 70% of the world’s population will own a smartphone by 2020. Smartphone subscriptions will more than double, to 6.1 billion. 80% of new subscriptions will …

Tags:Ericsson| Market Data| Mobile Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphone Market| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Wearables Vendors Enjoy Triple-Digit Growth

by Tom Allen

IDC record the eighth consecutive quarter of steady growth for the global wearable market in Q1’15 – before the debut of the Apple Watch. Shipments grew 200% YoY, to 11.4 million units (from 3.8 …

Tags:Fitbit| Garmin| IDC| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 22 - Issue 23| Wearable Market| Xiaomi

Zed Stereo Camera Records 3D and Depth at Every Pixel

by Arthur Berman

The Zed stereo camera, produced by Stereolabs Inc. (San Francisco, CA), is a lightweight depth sensor that can capture scenes in 3D in both indoor and outdoor venues. The depth information can then be …

Tags:3D Acquisition| 3D Depth Cameras| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Renesas Display Unit Renamed Tianma NLT Europe

by Helen Vince

Following the transfer of Renesas Electronics Europe’s display business unit to its European subsidiary, Tianma Europe, the company has reorganised and is renamed Tianma NLT Europe GmbH. The new European sales structure means that …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Tianma| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Canatu’s Film Used in 40µm Package

by Tom Allen

Canatu’s CNB Flex Film has been used to create a complete One-Plastic-Solution (OPS). The solution incorporates a display window, touch sensor and decoratin in a robust package, says the company. The OPS is designed …

Tags:Back Panel| Canatu| Components| ITO Replacement| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 23| Wearables

Acer Refreshes Mobiles at Computex

by Tom Allen

At Computex this month, Acer has introduced several new mobile devices, in addition to larger displays (Acer’s Projectors Compensate for Ambient Light). The 8″ Iconia One 8 (B1-830) and 7″ Iconia One 7 (B1-760HD) …

Tags:Acer| Computex 2015| Convertible PCs| Mobile Display Monitor| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Acer’s Projectors Compensate for Ambient Light

by Tom Allen

Three DLP projectors and two AIO PCs have been introduced by Acer at Computex. All three projectors have 1920 x 1080 resolution and support MHL technology, as well as Acer’s ColorBoost 3D and ColorSafe …

Tags:Acer| All-in-ones (AIOs)| Computex 2015| DLP Projectors| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Acer Takes Four Wins at Computex

by Tom Allen

Acer’s Revo One RL85 (Acer Attempts to Kickstart Notebook Innovation) has won two awards at Computex. The mini PC took home ‘Best Choice of the Year’ and ‘Best Choice Gold’ in the Computer & …

Tags:Acer| Awards| Back Panel| Computex 2015| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 23