Vol 22 - Issue 31


Samsung Eliminates Frame Tearing With AMD

by Tom Allen

A 32″ UltraHD monitor, supporting AMD’s Freesync technology, has been launched by Samsung. The U32E850R is designed as a productivity/gaming tool, with a large screen and AMD’s anti-tearing feature. The monitor uses Samsung’s own …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Samsung| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| Vol 22 - Issue 31

OMAC Holds OOH Conference in Toronto

by Tom Allen

Canada’s Out-of-Home Market Association (OMAC) is hosting an OOH conference on the 28th October in Toronto. ‘Activate’ is a half-day event that will focus on OOH advertising and the role that digital plays in …

Tags:Back Panel| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 31

Eptimo Brings ViewSonic to Poland

by Tom Allen

Eptimo is now offering ViewSonic thin clients, monitors and video projectors in Poland.

Tags:Distribution| Large Display Monitor| Poland| ViewSonic| Vol 22 - Issue 31

Touch Taiwan: ITRI to Show Foldable AMOLED

by Tom Allen

Lee Cheng-Chung, deputy general director at Taiwan’s ITRI, has said that the organisation will show a 7″ foldable AMOLED display at Touch Taiwan 2015 (26th – 28th August). ITRI’s AMOLED display will have 1920 …

Tags:AMOLED| Events| Flexible Displays| Mobile Display Monitor| Taiwan| Vol 22 - Issue 31

Everdisplay has 734 ppi AMOLED

by Tom Allen

China’s Everdisplay has developed a 6″ UltraHD AMOLED display, with 734 ppi. It is the first-such display to be demonstrated, according to OLED-Info, and is aimed at applications such as VR.

Tags:AMOLED| Everdisplay| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 31

Mobile Continues to Surpass Desktop in Workstation Market

by Tom Allen

According to IDC, certified mobile workstations continued to exhibit stronger growth than desktop workstations in Q2’15. While desktop unit shipments fell 3.7% YoY (to 641,580 units), mobile workstation shipments rose 5.4% (to 288,270 units). …

Tags:IDC| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 31| Workstations| Worldwide

Cree and Epistar Agree Patent Licensing

by Tom Allen

Cree and Epistar have signed a global agreement for LED chip patent cross-licensing. The intent is to advance the growth of the LED lighting and bulb markets. Under the terms of the agreement, both …

Tags:Cree| Large Display Monitor| Licensing| Mobile Display Monitor| Patents| Vol 22 - Issue 31

Sky Brings Content to Chromecast

by Tom Allen

Sky Deutschland’s Sky Online OTT platform is now available on Google’s Chromecast dongle.

Tags:Germany| Large Display Monitor| Sky| Streaming Dongles| Vol 22 - Issue 31

Business as Usual for Sharp Professional

by Chris Chinnock

That’s the message that Gary Bailer, Sharp’s Director of Product Management, Information Display Products told us in a phone interview. “It is important to communicate this message to our customer base following a lot …

Tags:Hisense| LFD - Large Format Display| Manufacturing| sharp| Vol 22 - Issue 31

Foxxum Scores Sharp Win

by Tom Allen

UMC, the European licence holder of the Sharp TV brand (Sharp ‘Leaves’ TVs in Europe) has signed an exclusive five-year contract with Foxxum. Foxxum’s smart TV solution will be built into all newly-developed Sharp …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Licensing| sharp| Smart TV| UMC| Vol 22 - Issue 31

Artificial Result Boosts Leads to Small Panel Price Fall in July

by Tom Allen

IHS has released its pricing data for small- and medium-sized panels in July and early August. Smartphone market demand failed to rebound quickly in July. Brands remained cautious about panel procurement. Some panel makers …

Tags:IHS DisplaySearch| LCD Panels| Mobile Display Monitor| Pricing| Vol 22 - Issue 31

Deals Lower TV Panel Prices Across the Board

by Tom Allen

IHS has shared its pricing figures for large-area (9″+) LCD panels in July and early August. Monitor makers are shifting capacity to produce TV panels, due to weak demand and shrinking profitability. Monitor panel …

Tags:IHS DisplaySearch| Large Display Monitor| LCD Panels| Pricing| Vol 22 - Issue 31