Vol 22 - Issue 23


HP Chooses Vuzix

by Tom Allen

Vuzix’s M100 smart glasses are being used in HP’s new Visual Remote Guidance Solution. VRG can be used for live collaboration between employees and customers, for voice, video and content sharing. A video can …

Tags:Back Panel| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| HP Inc| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 23| Vuzix

Toshiba Celebrates Five Decades of US Operations

by Tom Allen

Toshiba America is celebrating 50 years of operations in the USA this year. Toshiba entered the market in 1965.

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| toshiba| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Lenovo Moves Head of Mobile Unit

by Helen Vince

Chen XudongLenovo has announced a change in senior leadership at its mobile business group. Liu Jun, executive VP and chairman of the Motorola Mobility management board, will become a special consultant to the CEO …

Tags:Lenovo| Mobile Display Monitor| People| Recruitment & Appointments| Vol 22 - Issue 23

MMD Claims First QD-LCD Monitor

by Tom Allen

While we will cover MMD’s newest monitor in our SID report, we felt that it was worth pulling out and highlighting it here, as well. The 27E6ADS, which has been launched in China, is …

Tags:China| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| MMD (AOC Philips)| QD Vision| Quantum Dots| SID Display Week 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 23

E Fun Promotes ‘Affordable’ Hybrids

by Tom Allen

Two new Intel-powered tablets are now on sale at Walmart in the USA, from E Fun. Both are hybrid models running Windows 8.1, with a detachable keyboard. The tablets feature micro-HDMI and micro-USB ports, …

Tags:Convertible PCs| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| tablets| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 23

LG Watch Receives First Green Product Mark

by Tom Allen

Click to enlargeLG’s Kizon smartwatch, for children, is the first product to receive TUV Rheinland’s Green Product Mark. The Green Product Mark covers not only safety, electromagnetic compatibility and chemical testing of the product …

Tags:Back Panel| LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartwatches| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Thunderbolt Switches to USB, Reaches 40GB

by Tom Allen

Big news from Intel at Computex was the introduction of the third generation of the Thunderbolt interface, which can transfer 40Gbps of data per second. In context, that is an UltraHD film in 30 …

Tags:Computex 2015| Intel| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Semiconductors| Thunderbolt| USB| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Rockchip Slashes WiFi Power Draw

by Tom Allen

Rockchip’s new low-power WiFi product, launched at Computex, is said to cut power consumption of IoT devices by up to 85%. The Rockchip RKi6000 is the company’s new SoC processor technology, with power consumption …

Tags:Bluetooth| Computex 2015| Internet of Things IOT| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 23| Wi-Fi| Wireless

Calibre Boasts of 0.1-Second Black Time

by Tom Allen

Calibre UK (#3443) will be showing its HQUltra range of high-speed scaler-switchers for UltraHD content at Infocomm. These products use Calibre’s own virtual-ASIC video processing technology. The company will be present on Kramer Electronics’ …

Tags:Infocomm 2015| Large Display Monitor| Scalers| Switchers| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 23

3M Finds 90% of Consumers Desire Better Visual Quality

by Tom Allen

A survey by 3M has found that 90% of Americans still expect ‘significant technology upgrades’ when purchasing new LCD electronic devices. Many consumers are looking for better visual quality. 62% of device owners said …

Tags:3M (MMM)| Colour Quality| display quality| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Quantum Dots| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 23

TCO proposes Accepted Substances List

by Tom Allen

TCO Certified has stated that more information is needed about the effects of non-halogenated substances, which have been used to replace halogenated flame retardants in IT products. A new draft proposes the phase-out of …

Tags:Environment| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| TCO Development| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Dell Changes Temperature at Computex

by Tom Allen

At Computex, Dell has revealed a host of new computing products in the Inspiron consumer line. These include notebooks, hybrids and all-in-ones (AIOs). Release details have been shared (unusually for Computex launches), but there …

Tags:All-in-ones (AIOs)| Computex 2015| Convertible PCs| Dell| Large Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 22 - Issue 23