Vol 22 - Issue 27


HP Announces Departure of Veghte

by Helen Vince

HP has announced that Bill Veghte, executive VP of HP’s enterprise group, will be leaving the company later this summer to pursue a new opportunity. Veghte has lead the separation efforts for Hewlett Packard …

Tags:HP Inc| Large Display Monitor| People| Recruitment & Appointments| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Core i7 Speeds Acnodes’ Panel PC

by Tom Allen

Acnodes Corporation has upgraded its fanless, capacitive multitouch panel PC range with a new 24″ unit called the PC5025. With a faster Core i7 processor than the previous generation, the unit also features a …

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Microsoft Rumoured to be Interested in AMD

by Helen Vince

Microsoft is rumoured to be interested in acquiring Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), in an effort to revive its chip design operations and bolster its gaming arm by developing its own console chips. Microsoft is …

Tags:AMD| Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Microsoft| Vol 22 - Issue 27

TD Maverick Now has Philips Signage Products

by Helen Vince

TD Maverick in Germany is now offering Philips digital signage products. The portfolio includes video wall displays, touch and LED displays, high brightness and UHD displays, as well as Clinical D-Image solutions.

Tags:Digital Signage| Distribution| Germany| Large Display Monitor| Philips| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Samsung Lowers SUHD Price

by Tom Allen

Samsung is preparing to launch a new ‘affordable’ SUHD (quantum dot LCD) TV in the USA and called the JS7000. As with the company’s other SUHD models, the JS7000 will feature a wide colour …

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Posiflex Expands Android POS Solutions

by Tom Allen

Posiflex is a vendor of POS solutions, and is due to launch two new Android-based models in Q3. These terminals are designed to meet retail and hospitality demands for lower-cost products, with a wide …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| POS| tablets| Thin Clients| Vol 22 - Issue 27

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Viewsonic Hires DACH Country Manager

by Helen Vince

Viewsonic has appointed Roland Lunck as country manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH). Lunck joins Viewsonic from Logitech, where he most recently served as head of B2B and unified communications.

Tags:Germany| Large Display Monitor| People| Recruitment & Appointments| ViewSonic| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Rumour: Microsoft to Dump Windows for Phones

by Tom Allen

Microsoft is preparing to abandon Windows Phone and adopt Android for future smartphones and small tablets. So says the rumour (and we stress that it is a rumour) from Twitter tipster @MSNerd. The source …

Tags:Android| Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 27| Windows

LED Makers Face Falling Market on Lower TV Demand

by Tom Allen

Orders for LED backlights at Taiwanese LED makers have been falling, due to falling growth in global LCD TV demand, say supply chain sources. YoY growth predictions have been lowered from 4% to 3.3%, …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LCD TVs| LED| Supply Chain| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Albania Postpones ASO

by Tom Allen

Albanian ASO will be delayed by six months, the country’s president has said. Switch-off was scheduled to take place in June.

Tags:ASO (Analogue Switch Off)| Europe| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 27

French Regulator Warns of 700MHz Issues

by Tom Allen

French regulator, the CSA, has warned that two DTT multiplex operators will need to cease operations, once the 700MHz band is reallocated. The operators will need to pay indemnities to the broadcast network operator …

Tags:France| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Spectrum Allocation| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Tiled Displays: Rear Projection vs LCD

by Matthew Brennesholtz

When was the last time you saw a rear-projection television? For me, it was a week or so ago when my neighbor hauled his out of his house to the recycling yard. He replaced …

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