Vol 22 - Issue 30


EBU Forecast to Focus on DTT Future

by Helen Vince

The EBU’s Forecast 2015 conference will take place on 20th and 21st October in Geneva. The preliminary programme has now been released and is available here. Speakers will address topics including the release of …

Tags:Back Panel| Broadcast| EBU| Europe| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 30

FilmOn Surprises with Legal Win on TV Streaming

by Bob Raikes

There has been an ongoing debate in the US about the re-transmission of free-to-air (FTA) content by companies that have wanted to offer new services, the most famous being Aereo which eventually failed and …

Tags:Cable| Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Streaming Video| Vol 22 - Issue 30

Model Defined for Multi-Channel Shopping

by Bob Raikes

Platt Retail Institute, with sponsorship from Tyco, has published a white paper covering the way that retailers use in store signage, promotion and, particularly, big data and analytics to understand multi-channel purchasing and in-store …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Retail| Vol 22 - Issue 30

FSN Adds 4K SDI Board

by Bob Raikes

FSN of South Korea has announced the FSB-800UHB, a monitor controller board that can support DCI-4K and UltraHD with either four 3G-SDI inputs or four HDMI inputs. The controller supports 8 channel LVDS, 8 …

Tags:Display Controllers| Large Display Monitor| SDI| Vol 22 - Issue 30

3D Tau Plans Autostereo 3D

by Bob Raikes

We recently featured a press release from 3D Tau on our Display Daily mail-out. Our friend, Dr. Jon Peddie, had a closer look and sent us this article… Stereo 3D, or S3D as we …

Tags:Autostereo 3D| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 30

QDs Combined with Perovskite for Efficiency

by Bob Raikes

Image credit:Sargent Group/University of Toronto, EngineeringScientists at the University of Toronto have published results of tests on a new “hyper-efficient” light-emitting crystal formed by combining perovskite and colloidal quantum dots (QDs) using heteroepitaxy. A …

Tags:IMEC| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Perovskite| Quantum Dots| Vol 22 - Issue 30

Conrac Wins Munich T1 Renewal

by Helen Vince

Data Modul has won the contract to replace the existing universal display system (UDS) in Munich Airport’s Terminal 1 with its series of professional Conrac displays. The company is supplying around 550 42″/106cm displays …

Tags:Aviation| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 30

Reticare Wins US Investment

by Helen Vince

The American subsidiary of Reticare, the Spanish company which produces “screen protectors” for electronic devices, has secured an investment of $3.2 million to fund growth in the USA. The unnamed group of investors are …

Tags:Health and Safety| Investment| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 30

NetRange and Vonetize Collaborate

by Helen Vince

NetRange, a provider of white label Smart TV solutions, says it has finalised an agreement with VoD services company Vonetize to launch global channels on Smart TVs worldwide. Users of NetRange’s Smart TV portals …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Smart TV| VOD| VOD in UltraHD & 4K| Vol 22 - Issue 30

Matrox Wins a Best In Show for Mura IPX 4K

by Tom Allen

Matrox won a “Best of Show Award” from Sound & Video Contractor Magazine for its Matrox Mura IPX 4K capture and IP encode/decode boards, which were shown at Infocomm 2015.

Tags:Awards| Back Panel| Infocomm 2015| Large Display Monitor| Matrox| Vol 22 - Issue 30

Netflix Looks at China

by Tom Allen

Netflix has passed 65 million subscribers, adding 3.3 million in Q2 (0.9 million in the US, 2.4 million outside) compared to a forecast of 2.5 million, and almost double the 1.7 million added in …

Tags:China| Large Display Monitor| Netflix| Vol 22 - Issue 30

Nokia Would Outsource New Phone Production

by Helen Vince

It was rumoured in April that Nokia was planning a return to the mobile business (Rumor: Nokia Getting Back into the Phone Business?). Now the company says that it will outsource the manufacturing of …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Nokia| ODMs & OEMs| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 30