Vol 22 - Issue 27


Digital Projection Expands Across Europe

by Tom Allen

Digital Projection Inc. has opened four new service centres across Europe. They are MC&S, based in Dusseldorf and serving Germany; CES, in Lier, Belgium, serving Benelux; ATM in Paris, serving France; and Kreator AV …

Tags:Digital Projection Inc (DPI)| Europe| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Panasonic Builds Museum in the Cloud

by Tom Allen

You are now able to view the history of Panasonic’s technology without leaving your desk. The company has built a virtual museum (http://tinyurl.com/znvc4cf), where ‘visitors’ can view four different zones (‘Experiential projection’, ‘Informative display’, …

Tags:Back Panel| Cloud Computing| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Panasonic| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Raspberry Pi Enables Viewsonic Thin Client

by Tom Allen

The Raspberry Pi is known for being the computer that is bringing coding back to schools. It is a very versatile device, which is well-suited to today’s Internet of Things world. Viewsonic has celebrated …

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UK TV Viewing Down as Generation Gap Widens

by Tom Allen

Ofcom’s annual public service broadcasting report shows that TV viewing is, on average, down by 26 minutes per day in the UK since 2010, and that there is a growing gap in viewing habits …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| TV Viewing| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 27

LEDs Put The Writing on the Wall for LCD Video Walls

by Bob Raikes

This week has been one of those that makes having a front page something of a problem. As I’ve said before, putting something on the front page makes it important, and that was what …

Tags:China| Editorial| Large Display Monitor| LED| Mobile Display Monitor| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Video Walls| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Securities Commission Estimates HP’s Post-Split Performance

by Tom Allen

HP has formally confirmed its intent to split its business into two separate divisions (HP to Split into Two Companies), known as Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. The former will look after HP’s enterprise …

Tags:HP Inc| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Reorganisation & Restructuring| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Dreamvision UST

Dreamvision Releases the World’s First UST Laser FHD Projector

by Chris Chinnock

France-based Dreamvision has announced a new projector called the UST25-4000HDi that it claims is the world’s first ultra short throw (UST) FHD laser projector. Sony has a UST laser projector at 4K resolution, so …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Laser Phosphor Projectors| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Google Cardboard App Provides VR Design Guidance

by Phillip Wright

Google is offering an application at the Play store that offers developers a framework and guidelines for virtual reality (VR) design. Google describes the application, Cardboard Design Lab (screenshot below) saying: “Enjoy an educational …

Tags:3D Cameras| 3D Content Creation| Google| Software| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 27

State of Android Changes by Region

by Tom Allen

Android remained the USA’s most popular smartphone operating system in the three months ending in May, data from Kantar Worldpanel shows. Google managed to increase the share of its OS by 2.8 percentage points, …

Tags:Android| China| Europe| iOS (Apple)| Market Shares - Brands| Mobile Display Monitor| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Rising Dollar Cuts IT Spending

by Tom Allen

Worldwide IT spending will fall 5.5% YoY in 2015, says Gartner, due solely to the strength of the US dollar. Spending will reach $3.5 trillion – a 2.5% rise in constant currency terms. The …

Tags:Gartner| it| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 27| Worldwide

GTX 750 Replacements Under Development

by Tom Allen

Two low-cost graphics cards, the Geforce GTX 950 and 950 Ti, are being readied by Nvidia. They will use the Maxwell architecture and are said to have comparable performance to the GTX 960. Both …

Tags:GPUs| Graphics Cards| Large Display Monitor| Nvidia| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Samsung Reclaims Smartphone Crown

by Tom Allen

Samsung lost its leading position in the US smartphone market to Apple in the three months ending in April, according to Kantar Worldpanel. The company passed its Californian rival to take back its first-place …

Tags:Apple| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Smartphone Market| Smartphones| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 27