Vol 22 - Issue 34


Wall starts with 25 digital City Lights in Berlin

by Isaac Oburu

Twenty five 1920 by 1080 resolution 84 inch displays have been installed in Berlin by Wall AG, a subsdiary of JCDecaux.The latest six were installed close to the Friedrichstrasse station and are being used …

Tags:DOOH| Germany| JCDecaux| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 34

The Battle for Eyeballs Goes On…

by Bob Raikes

We’re just “clearing the decks” ready for the annual dive into IFA and IBC. For those of our readers that haven’t attended them, IFA is the European equivalent of CES and is followed immediately …

Tags:Automotive| Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 34

Christie’s Laser-Phosphor Projectors Arrive in 2016

by Tom Allen

Christie has shown its first laser-phosphor cinema projector at BIRTV 2015, in China. The CP2208-LP replaces the lamp-based light source in the new CP2208 with solid state illumination, reaching 22,000 lumens and lasting 30,000 …

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Microsoft Confirms Salo Closure

by Bob Raikes

Microsoft has confirmed that it is to close the Salo handset production unit in Finland, as part of the swingeing round of job cuts announced in July (Microsoft to Cut 7,500 Jobs). The Salo …

Tags:Europe| Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| Nokia| Vol 22 - Issue 34

European PD Market Drops in Q2

by Bob Raikes

The Public Display market in EMEA dropped back by 8.5% compared to Q1, although it was up 11.9% on an annual basis, according to Meko’s DisplayCast PD service. “Samsung in Germany was the biggest …

Tags:Digital Signage Data| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| Market Data| Vol 22 - Issue 34

Apple Storms into Wearables Market at Number Two

by Tom Allen

Following the launch of the Apple Watch, Apple entered the worldwide wearable market in second place in Q2’15 – just 4.4% behind market leader Fitbit. IDC says that 3.6 million Apple Watches were shipped …

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Opera Rolls Out HbbTV 2.0 SDK

by Tom Allen

Opera TV is soon to begin shipping its HbbTV 2.0 SDK to TV makers and STB OEMs, to build the platform into their devices. HbbTV 2.0 is based on HTML 5, which – says …

Tags:HbbTV| Large Display Monitor| Software| Vol 22 - Issue 34

Data Modul Plans for Inter Airport 2015

by Tom Allen

Data Modul will be showing the latest products in its Conrac brand at Inter Airport Europe this year (6th – 9th October, Munich). New hardware and software will be presented. These will include the …

Tags:Aviation| Back Panel| Events| Germany| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 34

Continental HUD 08 2015

HUD – Not a Favorite Among New Car Buyers

by Norbert Hildebrand

J.D. Power has released its DrIVE 2015 report that probes the driver experience for new features during the first 90 days of new car ownership. The results are quite surprising in that at least …

Tags:Automotive| Head Up Displays HUDs| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 34

Colour and Curves Come to the Fore With Philips at IFA

by Tom Allen

MMD has shared details of the desktop monitors that will be shown under the Philips brand at IFA next month. Highlights include new designs, high resolutions and an extension of the Ambiglow system. A …

Tags:Curved Displays| Desktop Monitors| IFA 2015| Large Display Monitor| MMD (AOC Philips)| Quantum Dots| Vol 22 - Issue 34

‘Launchpad’ is IDTechEx’s Offering to Start-Ups

by Tom Allen

IDTechEx has revealed IDTechEx Launchpad: an initiative that 10 start-up companies or education institutions will be able to use to display their prototypes at the IDTechEx Show (18th – 19th November, Santa Clara). Companies …

Tags:Back Panel| Events| IdTechEx| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 34

AUO and 3M Bring Rec.2020 Closer for TV Makers

by Tom Allen

AUO and 3M have joined forces to offer a display solution to TV makers. Under the auspices of the new alliance, AUO’s Advanced LCD (ALCD) technology will be combined with 3M’s Quantum Dot Enhancement …

Tags:3M (MMM)| AUO| Large Display Monitor| LCD TVs| Quantum Dots| Vol 22 - Issue 34