Vol 22 - Issue 27


Aclavis Supports I²C

by Tom Allen

Glyn Aclavis has prepared a 7″ LCD display for industrial applications. As well as supporting five-point touch, the display is optically-bonded and uses 2mm-thick chemically-strengthened glass. Supporting Windows, Android and Linux devices, the GETM0700G0BDH6GLYN01 …

Tags:Industrial Monitors| LCD displays| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Research Highlights OLED and Glass Markets

by Tom Allen

Several display-relevant market research reports were published this week, from different sources. All are paid reports. The first report, on Market Research Store (http://tinyurl.com/ocgwgce), deals with the global OLED display and lighting industry. It …

Tags:Glass| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 22 - Issue 27

BenQ Rumour Train Steams Ahead

by Tom Allen

There are rumblings of a new DLP projector from BenQ, known as the W3000. According to rumours from Italy, the projector will be launched in late 2015 or early 2016. BenQ’s W6000 We hear …

Tags:BenQ| DLP Projectors| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 27

LDM Product Roundup – Vol 22 No 27

by Tom Allen

The R9 Fury X GPU from AMD (AMD Has Big Plans for UltraHD) has been officially launched. Competing with high-end Nvidia products, the card features a factory-fitted liquid cooling system and is based on …

Tags:AMD| DLP Projectors| GPUs| Large Display Monitor| Notebooks| Nvidia| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| ViewSonic| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Tech Data Takes HTC

by Tom Allen

HTC has taken on Tech Data Mobile as its official smartphone and accessories distributor in the Czech Republic.

Tags:Czech Republic| Distribution| HTC| Mobile Display Monitor| TechData| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Freesync Debuts on Samsung’s Monitor Lineup

by Tom Allen

Samsung has launched its first UltraHD monitors with AMD’s Freesync technology: the UE590 units that we saw (briefly) at CES (No More Plasma for Samsung, But LED is New Category). Both new monitors – …

Tags:AMD| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Samsung| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Panasonic Automates Calibration

by Tom Allen

Four new models, with various wireless presentation options, have been added to Panasonic’s VW350 3LCD projector series. The PT-VW355N, PT-VX425N, PT-VW350 and PT-VX420 are designed to be portable, measuring 352 x 279 x 98mm …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LCD Projectors (3LCD)| Panasonic| Vol 22 - Issue 27

New High-End LG TVs in Q3

by Tom Allen

Korea’s D-Daily says that LG will release new QD and OLED TVs in Q3 this year. The QD models, to be released in September, are expected to be about 20% cheaper than the OLED …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| OLED TVs| Quantum Dots| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Cree Restructures LED Business, Cuts Forecast

by Helen Vince

Cree has announced a restructuring of its LED business in order to cut excess capacity and overhead costs. The company also reduced its fiscal fourth quarter revenue forecast to $375 million, from its earlier …

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

North American SVOD Most Mature, But Way to Go

by Tom Allen

The North America subscription video on demand (SVOD) market is ‘far from mature’ – at least, according to new figures from Digital TV Research. North America had 50.6 million SVOD homes (excluding sports) at …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Market Data| North America| SVOD| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Microsoft Developing a “Holographic Interface” for Surface Devices

by Arthur Berman

The means of interface between people and computers is currently dominated by the use of a sextet of well-known devices: mice, trackpads, joy sticks, keyboards, styluses and touch screens. The latest news, however, is …

Tags:Holography| Microsoft| Vol 22 - Issue 27

HDBaseT Spreads the Word at Infocomm

by Chris Chinnock

HDBaseT is the multi-company alliance organized to develop, promote and certify HDBaseT products and technology based on chip set technology from Valens Semiconductor. At Infocomm 2015, we met with the company and came away …

Tags:Distribution| HDBaseT| Infocomm 2015| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 27