Vol 22 - Issue 25


QDs Used in ‘Green’ Flexible Paper

by Tom Allen

Scientists are reporting (in the journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces) new progress towards flexible electronics. They have developed light-emitting, flexible and transparent paper, using environmentally-friendly materials. A suction-filtration method was used in the …

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Microsoft Reorganises Management

by Helen Vince

In an email to employees, Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, has outlined changes to the company’s senior management team, which includes the departure of Stephen Elop, Nokia’s former CEO. Nadella said he wanted to reorganise …

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Amazon Doubles Resolution for Easier Reading

by Tom Allen

The new Kindle supports drop caps in text, unlike previous modelsAmazon has updated its Paperwhite eReader, doubling the resolution of the previous generation while maintaining the same price. Reading should be easier on the …

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Inking Up With HTC

by Tom Allen

HTC has a history of redesigning its high-end smartphones, adding elaborate images with famous artists. The latest is the HTC One M9 Ink, designed in collaboration with supermodel Jourdan Dunn and artist Cally-Jo Pothecary …

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Darren Phelps Lenovo

Lenovo Parts Company with UK Head

by Helen Vince

Lenovo UK has announced the sudden and immediate departure of its UK & Ireland channel director, Darren Phelps. No reason was given, though reports allege that Lenovo had amassed relatively high channel inventories in …

Tags:Employment and Redundancies| Large Display Monitor| Lenovo| Mobile Display Monitor| People| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 25

BOE Steps Up to Innolux

by Tom Allen

BOE was responsible for almost a third of the 23.6″ TV panels shipped in the first half of 2015, say supply chain sources. The company was responsible for around 1 million of the 3.2 …

Tags:BOE| Large Display Monitor| Market Shares - Panels| Vol 22 - Issue 25

ITU Region-1 Reaches ASO Deadline

by Tom Allen

The ITU’s deadline for analogue switch-off (ASO) came and went on 17th June. By this time, the 119 countries in ITU Region 1 (EMEA and Central Asia) should have turned off their analogue TV …

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Samsung Signs MoU to Boost Next-Gen TV

by Tom Allen

Samsung has agreed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pearl TV (a partnership of nine broadcasters) and the Sinclair Broadcast Group, in the USA. The companies will work together over the next 18 months to …

Tags:ATSC| Broadcast| Large Display Monitor| Samsung| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Web Designers Make it Hard to Use Our Displays

by Phillip Wright

A recent spot-on article concerning web page user interface design and information display on computer monitors came across my screen a week or more ago. I might have forgotten the article except that I …

Tags:Apple| GUIs| Viewer Experience| Vol 22 - Issue 25

DTG Holds Third TV Innovation Awards

by Tom Allen

The UK’s Digital Television Group has announced the third annual DTG TV Innovation Awards: an open competition to expose innovative small- and medium-sized businesses to global broadcast and media opportunities at IBC. Applications are …

Tags:Awards| Back Panel| DTG| Events| Large Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Eyevis Takes to the Skies

by Tom Allen

Eyevis has signed a £400,000 ($630,000) deal with BAE Systems, to provide its high-res display screens and operating systems for use in Typhoon flight simulators – both in the UK and abroad. Eyevis is …

Tags:Back Panel| Eyevis| Large Display Monitor| Simulation| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Suzy Jordan Exterion

Exterion Media Hires Strategy Director

by Helen Vince

Exterion Media has appointed Suzy Jordan as its commercial strategy director to lead its newly formed EM Futures division. Internal promotions as a result of the formation of EM Futures include Julia Edgington as …

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