Vol 22 - Issue 25


Three Tuners in Loewe’s Premium Reference Series

by Tom Allen

Loewe’s Reference TV line has been refreshed with a new 55″ UltraHD model. Like Loewe’s other TVs, this is a premium set, with an aluminium frame, anti-reflective display and dual front-facing 60W speakers. The …

Tags:Germany| Large Display Monitor| LCD TVs| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Oculus Redesigns Rift, Introduces Gesture Controls

by Tom Allen

After many years, Oculus VR has revealed the final design of its consumer headset – set to be released in Q1’16. As well as the Rift headset, Oculus showed off circular controllers that will …

Tags:HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Mobile Display Monitor| Oculus Rift| Oculus VR| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Foxconn Scouts India

by Tom Allen

Following rumours of Indian investment (Foxconn Looks at India for Expansion), Foxconn will send a delegation of officers to the country to scout for locations in the country next month. The news comes from …

Tags:Foxconn (Honhai)| India| Large Display Monitor| LCD Fabs| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Irico to Build 8.5G Facility

by Helen Vince

China’s Irico Electronics is to build new 8.5G glass substrate back-end production facilities, at an estimated cost of $50.7 million. The new plant will have an annual production capacity of 950,000 substrates, supplying companies …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LCD Fabs| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Corning Scores Tianma Design Win

by Tom Allen

Tianma Micro-Electronics has chosen to use Corning’s Lotus NXT Glass for two new LTPS display panels. The glass has been used in new 5.46″ and 4.97″ products, with 1920 x 1080 resolution. The panels …

Tags:Back Panel| Corning| Glass| Mobile Display Monitor| Tianma| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Cisco Encodes UltraHD Football

by Tom Allen

Cisco has said that it took part in the experimental UltraHD broadcast of the UEFA Champions’ League match on 6th June. Canal+ used Cisco’s Videoscale Anyres Live UltraHD encoders, to broadcast the content over …

Tags:4k| Broadcast| Cisco| Encoders| Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| Satellite| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Foxconn Sales Fell 14% in May

by Helen Vince

Foxconn Electronics saw sales fall 14.4% sequentially to NT$301.6 billion ($9.7 billion) in May, though this was 12.6% higher than a year earlier. May’s result brought sales so far this year to NT$1.7 trillion …

Tags:Financial Data| Foxconn (Honhai)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Vixs Result 16/06/2015

by Helen Vince

Vixs Systems Inc. has reported its first quarter results, narrowing its net loss to $1.7 million from $5.1 million in Q1 of last year. Turnover improved 34% to $9.9 million from $7.4 million a …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| ViXS| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Parks: OTT Market Continues to Change

by Tom Allen

Parks Associates has forecast that global OTT revenues will rise from sub-$9 billion to more than $19 billion in 2019. In the USA and UK, 57% of broadband households subscribe to such a service, …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| Pay TV| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 25


An Autostereoscopic Display that Presents Smooth Motion Parallax

by Arthur Berman

One of the challenges in many autostereoscopic display technologies is that of producing a smooth variation in the 3D imagery as the viewer moves in user space. That is, of producing smooth motion parallax …

Tags:Autostereo 3D| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Google Jump Captures the World in 360 Degree 3D

by Arthur Berman

One of the challenges faced by participants in the Virtual Reality industry is to make creating and watching VR simpler for consumers. To that end, Google has launched a new open source VR platform …

Tags:Google| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 25

And Finally… – Vol 22 No 25

by Tom Allen

Can’t forget the Tim Cook-alikes!Apple has a history of comedic openings for its WWDC keynotes, and this year’s was no different. Bill Hader stars as ‘director David LeGary’, who is orchestrating the most elaborate …

Tags:Apple| Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 25