Vol 22 - Issue 28


Phone Thoughts from Abroad

by Bob Raikes

This week, I’m writing my editorial from rural France as I take something approximating to a vacation. At least, the scenery around my computer is different! As usual, when I’m away, I have included …

Tags:Broadcast| Editorial| France| HTC| Intel| Large Display Monitor| Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 28

How Sharp Makes Its “Free-form” Displays

by Ken Werner

For some time, Sharp has been showing examples of its “free-form” displays, which do both the “row” and “column” driving through one edge of the display, leaving the rest of the display to be …

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Adlib Invests in Absen’s LED Panels

by Tom Allen

Absen has agreed to supply 250 LED displays to Adlib, a major UK rental house. Adlib has taken on Absen’s A3 Pro panels after seeing them at PSCo’s (Absen’s UK distributor) showroom in Reading.

Tags:Absen| Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| LED| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Peratech’s QTC Enables Joysticks on a Smartphone Case

by Tom Allen

Peratech has worked with a company called Supenta, to create a smartphone case with a built-in game controller. Peratech’s Quantum Tunnelling Composite pressure-sensing technology is used in the Flitchio case; rather than using game …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Sensors| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Aptovision Takes Best of Show

by Tom Allen

Aptovision’s Blueriver NT+ chipset took home the ‘Best of Show’ award, from AV Technology, at Infocomm 2015. The device is able to transmit UltraHD video (at 60fps and 4:4:4 subsampling), 32 channels of audio, …

Tags:Awards| Back Panel| HDBaseT| Infocomm 2015| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Apple Raises iPhone Orders From 2014

by Tom Allen

Apple has told its OEMs to produce 85 – 90 million 4.7″ and 5.5″ iPhone 6S units by the end of the year, says the Wall Street Journal. The WSJ says that 70 – …

Tags:Apple| Foxconn (Honhai)| iPhone| Mobile Display Monitor| Production| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Jumptuit Bypasses Airplay

by Tom Allen

US-based Jumptuit has launched an app to connect iPhone and iPads to smart TVs, without an Apple TV. The app will play media on a compatible smart TV (2015 Sharp, Sony, Vizio or Philips …

Tags:iPad| iPhone| Large Display Monitor| Software| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Stealth Protects With Stainless Steel

by Tom Allen

Industrial computer and peripherals vendor Stealth.com has introduced a sealed LCD monitor, for use in dirty, wet and ‘hostile’ environments. Stealth’s SV-2150WS-PM display is a 21.5″ panel mount unit, complying with the NEMA 4/IP65 …

Tags:Industrial Monitors| Large Display Monitor| LCD displays| Vol 22 - Issue 28

TCL’s Smart TV Sales Rose 84.5% in June

by Helen Vince

TCL Multimedia Technology sold 1.1 million LCD TVs in June, 1.9% higher than June 2014, of which smart TV sales increased significantly by 84.5% year on year to 358,181 sets. In TCL’s home market …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| TCL| Vol 22 - Issue 28

ADI Updates Bolton Market Place

by Tom Allen

UK-based ADI has supplied a 25m² LED display to the Bolton Market Place shopping centre. As well as advertising, the screen will be used for entertainment, such as showing sporting events. ADI manufactured the …

Tags:Digital Signage| Large Display Monitor| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Directable Lowers Signage Costs With Sony

by Tom Allen

A digital signage application called Directable, running on Android, has been launched for Sony’s smart TVs. The app, which can be downloaded from the Google Play store, is intended to turn a consumer TV …

Tags:Android| Large Display Monitor| Software| sony| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Exertis Adds Kazam Smartphones in UK

by Helen Vince

Exertis is now offering Kazam’s LTE smartphones in the UK.

Tags:Distribution| Exertis| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 28