Vol 22 - Issue 32


Dish Falls in Q2

by Tom Allen

Dish subscribers fell in Q2’15, the company has said. Around 638,000 new pay-TV subscribers joined Dish in the quarter (compared to 656,000 a year ago). However, net subscribers fell 81,000, compared to a loss …

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Freesat in 19,000 New Homes

by Tom Allen

19,000 new UK homes joined Freesat in the first half of 2015, the company has said. Connected TV service Freetime enjoyed 200% YoY growth in new customers, and sales rose 48%.

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Satellite| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 32

UltraHD Blu-ray Licensing Begins This Month

by Tom Allen

The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) will begin licensing the UltraHD Blu-ray format (BDA Completes UltraHD Blu-ray) on 24th August. As well as UltraHD resolution, the standard specifies high dynamic range, wide colour and high …

Tags:4k| Blu-ray| Large Display Monitor| Licensing| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 32

Radiant’s July Sales Up MoM, Coretronic Slips

by Helen Vince

Radiant Opto-Electronics reported a 13.2% increase in sales in July to NT$3.5 billion ($109.1 million), though this was 21.4% lower than July 2014. Sales for the year to date were also lower year on …

Tags:Coretronic| Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| LCD Backlights| Mobile Display Monitor| Radiant| Vol 22 - Issue 32

Epson Delivers Home Cinema at Low Cost

by Tom Allen

Epson’s three new 3LCD projectors, in the Home Cinema line, are said to deliver high-quality content at an ‘accessible’ price point. Both the Home Cinema 2040 and Home Cinema 2045 are 1920 x 1080 …

Tags:Epson| Home Cinema| Large Display Monitor| LCD Projectors (3LCD)| Vol 22 - Issue 32

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The Dot Braille Smartwatch Nears First Delivery

by Arthur Berman

The worldwide Braille literacy rate is low and dropping. One reason for this is that Braille reading devices are expensive. To address this issue, startup company Dot Incorporation (Seoul, South Korea) has produced an …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Smartwatches| Vol 22 - Issue 32

The Thread Screen Display is One of a Kind

by Arthur Berman

Breakfast LLC (Brooklyn, NY) bills itself as a company that can rapidly design and prototype systems and develop IP for client companies and brands. The most recent device produced by Breakfast took 1½ years …

Tags:Fabric & Textile Displays| Reflective Display| Vol 22 - Issue 32

Samsung’s Wireless Charging Encourages Galaxy Use

by Tom Allen

Samsung appears to have wised up to the fact that most people, on arriving at work, take their smartphone out of their pocket and leave it on the desk. This helps to remain alert …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 22 - Issue 32| Wireless Charging

Huddle Up! Huddle Spaces and K-20 Education

by Len Scrogan

One of the most pronounced developments appearing at InfoComm 2015 this year involved the stately arrival of the venerated “huddle space” in a featured posture in the exhibit hall. (I stopped counting at 12 …

Tags:display technology| Education| Vol 22 - Issue 32