Vol 22 - Issue 28


Iiyama Rounds Out XU Line

by Tom Allen

Iiyama’s XU monitor family has been expanded with the introduction of two new models, with a further unit to follow in August. Designed for multi-monitor applications, the Prolite XU2490HS-B1 (23.8″) and XU2590HS-B1 (25″) have …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Iiyama| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Daktronics and Screen Vision Light Up European Games

by Tom Allen

The world’s first European Games were held in Baku, Azerbaijan, last month. Massive LED display systems for the event were installed by Daktronics, and LED modules from Screen Vision were used for the closing …

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

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Intel Shakes Up Management

by Helen Vince

Aicha EvansIntel has announced a series of leadership and organisational changes. Intel president Reneé James is to leave the company and take up an external CEO role in January 2016. Aicha Evans, general manager …

Tags:Intel| Large Display Monitor| People| Reorganisation & Restructuring| Vol 22 - Issue 28

AUO, Innolux Dismiss Merger Rumours

by Helen Vince

AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux have dismissed further rumours that the two companies are considering merging, citing differences in market strategy, technology, patents and management. The two companies were reported to have been considering …

Tags:AUO| CPT| Hannstar (Hannspree)| Innolux| Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Samsung To Begin Mass Large OLED Production This Year

by Tom Allen

Samsung unveiled new OLED displays at Retail Asia Expo last month (Samsung Debuts Mirror and Transparent OLEDs). Now, Korea’s Digital Times claims that Samsung Display will start mass production of these products on the …

Tags:AMOLED| Large Display Monitor| Mirror Displays| Samsung| Transparent Displays| Vol 22 - Issue 28

iPhone 6S ‘Enters Production’ With Camera Enhancements

by Tom Allen

Parts and components for the next iPhone are being delivered to Foxconn and Pegatron, say rumours from Asia. Shipments are expected to begin in Q4. In related news, leaks – apparently from Foxconn – …

Tags:Cameras| iPhone| Mobile Display Monitor| Production| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Hoffman: We Must Solve Content/Vendor Disconnect

by Tom Allen

The EBU’s Hans Hoffman has warned electronics makers about the ‘dangers’ of moving too fast with UltraHD TVs. During a presentation at the TVBEurope 2020 conference, in London, Hoffman said that makers’ short-term goals …

Tags:Broadcasters| EBU| HDR - High Dynamic Range| HFR - High Frame Rate| Large Display Monitor| Movies & Content| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 28| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Baseball Match to be Shot in 8k

by Tom Allen

Six 8k cameras will be in use at an upcoming baseball game in mid-July. The Seattle Mariners vs New York Yankees game will be filmed and broadcast (although not to the public) in the …

Tags:4k| Large Display Monitor| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| UltraHD (4KTV)| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Infocomm Loves Christie

by Tom Allen

Christie took home six Infocomm awards after the US event. Awards went to: • Velvet LED tile – Readers Choice award for ‘Favorite Video Wall Product’ – Rave magazine • Velvet LED Apex Series …

Tags:Awards| Back Panel| Christie| DLP Projectors| Infocomm 2015| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Merck Acquires Remaining Stake in Qlight

by Tom Allen

Merck, the world’s largest producer of liquid crystal materials, has worked with Israel’s Qlight Nanotech since the latter’s foundation in 2009. At SID this year, for example, the companies showed their joint work on …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Merck| Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 28

TVP Tests UltraHD

by Tom Allen

TVP, the Polish broadcaster, has begun UltraHD tests using the DVB-T2 platform. It aims to test the compatibility of consumers’ HEVC receivers; test the quality of different transmission parameters and reception; to measure and …

Tags:4k| Broadcast| DVB-T & T2| Large Display Monitor| Poland| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Sterlite Plans $6 Billion LCD Factory Investment

by Tom Allen

Anil Agarwal, leader of Sterlite Technologies, has announced an investment of INR400 billion ($6.3 billion) to establish an LCD manufacturing plant in India. Agarwal said that the move would create about 50,000 jobs.

Tags:India| Large Display Monitor| LCD Fabs| Mobile Display Monitor| Supply Chain| Vol 22 - Issue 28