Vol 22 - Issue 26


Xilinx Has Advantages for UltraHD and 8K

by Bob Raikes

We stopped by the Xilinx booth. The company makes FPGAs (programmable chips) and has been on our radar for a couple of years as it has been developing its business in the broadcast space. …

Tags:FPGAs| Infocomm 2015| Large Display Monitor| SDI| Semiconductors| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 26

Peerless AV Explains Optical Bonding Advantages

by Bob Raikes

We met up with Brian McClimans of Peerless AV and he explained what Peerless is doing with optical bonding which helps to boost performance in bright sunlight – useful in Florida!

Tags:Infocomm 2015| LFD - Large Format Display| Optical Bonding| Peerless AV| Vol 22 - Issue 26

Toshiba Rounds Out Range of Public Displays

by Bob Raikes

As it is in Europe, Toshiba is investing to move away from the TV and consumer business to try to establish itself in the B2B segment with professional displays. At Infocomm, the company was …

Tags:Infocomm 2015| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| toshiba| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 26

Peerless AV Impresses with Bonded Displays

by Bob Raikes

Peerless works with NEC and had this monitor in its totemPeerless AV was making the most of its relationship with the Daytona Raceway which is very local to Orlando. The company supplies displays to …

Tags:Infocomm 2015| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| Optical Bonding| Peerless AV| Vol 22 - Issue 26

Germany Approves HbbTV Removal

by Tom Allen

German media authorities have decided that platform operators in the country do not have to distribute TV channels’ HbbTV services. The decision was made following ARD’s complaints that Kabel Deutschland was filtering out its …

Tags:Germany| HbbTV| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 26

Deutsche Bank Conservative With Samsung Prediction

by Tom Allen

Deutsche Bank has forecast 45 million unit sales for Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones this year – compared to Samsung’s own prediction of 70 million units (Samsung Expects Big Things of S6). …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 26

Eizo Expands Offering in Italy

by Helen Vince

V-Valley in Italy has added more Eizo products to its offering. The distributor is now selling Eizo monitors for video-security, healthcare, publishing and data centre applications.

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Distribution| Eizo| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 26

Scientists Pioneer 30x Rise in OLED Efficiency!

by Tom Allen

A team from the University of Ulsan, in Korea, claim to have developed a way to raise OLED efficiency by 3,000%! The research team was able to raise efficiency of iridium-doped phosphorescent emitters by …

Tags:Korea| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Power Consumption| Vol 22 - Issue 26

Amazon Beats Netflix to HDR Punch

by Tom Allen

Amazon is now streaming HDR content on its Prime VoD service in the USA. Plans were announced at NAB this year (Amazon to Offer HDR Content). Currently, content availability is limited to Samsung’s SUHD …

Tags:4k| Amazon| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Streaming Video| Vol 22 - Issue 26

BenQ Presents Slim-Bezel Monitor

by Tom Allen

Designed with content consumption in mind, BenQ’s 27″ EW2750ZL monitor features slim bezels and edge-to-edge glass. Cinema Mode automatically tunes content to look its best, adjusting image features such as resolution and colour. Resolution …

Tags:BenQ| Blue Light| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Narrow Bezels| Vol 22 - Issue 26

John Lewis to Sell Vodafone Phones

by Helen Vince

John Lewis has signed a partnership agreement with Vodafone in the UK to start selling mobile phones through some of its stores. The retailer has also strengthened its mobile offering with the addition of …

Tags:John Lewis Partnership| Mobile Display Monitor| Vodafone| Vol 22 - Issue 26

Canonical Continues ‘Different’ Sales Methods

by Tom Allen

A smartphone from Chinese maker Meizu has been launched in Europe – in a slightly unusual way. Rather than standard channel sales, people interested in the MX4 Ubuntu Edition (yes, it runs an unusual …

Tags:Europe| Mobile Display Monitor| Operating Systems| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 26