Vol 22 - Issue 28


Galaxy A8 Will Use Thin Camera Module

by Tom Allen

Competing for the title of ‘Samsung’s most-leaked device’ is the Galaxy A8, which has been almost fully-revealed over the last few months, despite no official word from Samsung. More specifications have been posted by …

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Concept’s Smart Displays Run Android

by Tom Allen

Concept International GmbH has developed a range of smart displays running Android 4.4, in 14″ – 21.5″ sizes. Available with or without capacitive touch, the SH series are designed for use in public environments. …

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Samsung Introduces Curved Monitors for Workspace

by Tom Allen

Employees can spend many hours in front of a computer screen, so it is important that they can focus on the content and avoid eye-strain. Samsung has developed two curved monitors specifically for these …

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Rumour: HTC Develops ‘Revolutionary’ Camera Tech

by Tom Allen

Rumours have started concerning HTC’s next flagship phone, which CEO Cher Wang has said will be released in October. According to stories from Vietnam, the handset (codenamed Aero) will feature a ‘revolutionary’ new camera …

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Casio Plans Smartwatch for 2016

by Tom Allen

Casio is developing ‘a watch that is smart’, rather than a smartwatch, it has told the Wall Street Journal. New president Kazuhiro Kashio said, “[W]e are trying to bring our smartwatch to a level …

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LDM Product Roundup – Vol 22 No 28

by Tom Allen

An Ubuntu-powered version of Intel‘s Compute Stick (Intel to Challenge Rivals With Thumb-PC) has been launched. The STCK1A8LFC has half the RAM and quarter of the storage of the original Compute Stick (1GB and …

Tags:Intel| Large Display Monitor| LCD TVs| LG Electronics (LGE)| OLED TVs| Pricing| Samsung| Streaming Dongles| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Smartphones Continue to Drive IC Market

by Tom Allen

Smartphone sales are still an important driver for the global integrated circuit market, according to IC Insights. These devices are rapidly gaining share in the overall mobile phone market – taking 50% of shipments …

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Xiaomi’s Half Year Results Below Target

by Helen Vince

Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi, says that a slowdown in sales in the first half of the year in its domestic market were lower than the previous six months. As a result, the company’s full …

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Vendors Seek New Metal Chassis Materials

by Tom Allen

According to reports from Asia, notebook vendors – including Dell and HP – have been inquiring about new chassis materials. The source says that they have been looking into carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic and magnesium-alloy chassis …

Tags:Broadcast| Dell| HP Inc| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 22 - Issue 28

New Samsung Modules Cause Apple to Look Again

by Tom Allen

Korea’s Digital Daily claims that Apple is considering a deal with Samsung, as a potential supplier for the Apple Watch’s OLED display. This counters earlier rumours, which said that Apple would retain LG as …

Tags:AMOLED| Apple Watch (iWatch)| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung Display| Vol 22 - Issue 28

OTT Revenue Will Double in Five Years

by Tom Allen

Western European OTT TV and video revenues will more than double between 2015 and 2020, says Digital TV Research. From the $894 million in 2010, and $6.3 billion expected this year, revenues will climb …

Tags:Europe| France| Germany| Italy| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| OTT Video| Spain| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 28

VR Versus VA

by Norbert Hildebrand

VR here, VR there, we are everywhere. When we look at the recent technology events, it seems that there is no discussion of display technology and use of electronic displays without the mentioning of …

Tags:Human Visual System (HVS)| Virtual Displays| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 28