Vol 22 - Issue 34


Microsoft ‘Extends’ Tablet Screen With E Ink

by Tom Allen

Microsoft’s Applied Sciences Group (ASG) has been working with input devices for decades. There is a trend today towards miniaturisation, especially when it comes to portable devices. However, says the ASG, little research has …

Tags:E Ink| Keyboards| Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 34

Microsoft Adds 51 Surface VARs

by Helen Vince

Microsoft is extending the reseller network for its Surface tablets, beginning in the UK with the addition of 51 new distributors to add to the 14 which already offer the device. The company is …

Tags:Distribution| Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 34

AOC Takes a Lesson From Philips

by Tom Allen

MMD has introduced two new gaming monitors under the AOC brand, which use the ‘SoftBlue’ technology that Philips premiered last year (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 36). SoftBlue is a low-blue-light technology. Rather than …

Tags:Blue Light| Desktop Monitors| Gamer| Large Display Monitor| MMD (AOC Philips)| Vol 22 - Issue 34

First Look at Microsoft’s Windows 10 Flagship

by Tom Allen

Press renders of Microsoft’s upcoming Lumia phones have apparently been leaked. Pictures of the ‘Cityman’ and ‘Talkman’ phones (Windows 10 Flagship Leaked) were tweeted by Evan Blass (@evleaks). They are said to be called …

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

Hybrids Grow While Tablet Shipments Fall

by Tom Allen

Shipments of tablet and hybrid PCs will fall 8% YoY this year, IDC has said – a significant fall from the previous -3.8% forecast. Shipments are now expected to reach 212 million, the majority …

Tags:Convertible PCs| IDC| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 34

PC Shipments Will Fall to 2017

by Tom Allen

PC shipments will fall 8.7% YoY in 2015, and will not stabilise until 2017, says IDC. Growth will continue to decline through 2016, making it the fifth consecutive year of falling shipments. When growth …

Tags:IDC| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)| Vol 22 - Issue 34| Worldwide

TV and Monitors Slide at TPV

by Tom Allen

TPV Technology Limited includes the results of its TP Vision subsidiary, which looks after the Philips TV business in Europe, in its financial results. Sales results for TP Vision were included in the company’s …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Market Shares - Brands| TPV (TP Vision)| Vol 22 - Issue 34

TPV Result 27/08/2015

by Helen Vince

TPV Technology Limited has released its half year results, narrowing its net loss to $59.3 million from $92 million in the first six months of last year. Turnover for the period declined to $5 …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| TPV (TP Vision)| Vol 22 - Issue 34

AV Stumpfl Revives the Bronze Age

by Tom Allen

AV Stumpfl’s control, multimedia and screen products have been used in the new Bronze Age Cinema, 400m below the ground at Austria’s Saltzwelten salt mine experience. Located in a 1,000m³ cavern, the Cinema uses …

Tags:Austria| Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Museums & Exhibitions| Projection| Vol 22 - Issue 34

Apple’s PrimeSense Tech Turns 2D into 3D

by Tom Allen

An Apple patent, describing a method for rendering 2D images and video so that they appear 3D, has been discovered at the US Patent & Trade Office. According to Patently Apple, the effect is …

Tags:3D display| Apple| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Patents| Vol 22 - Issue 34

AG Neovo Lowers Signage Cost

by Tom Allen

AG Neovo has launched the PM-Series: a budget range of large format displays with slim bezels, for digital signage applications. Featuring USB playback (USB 2.0 port) and DLNA compliance, the four products in the …

Tags:Digital Signage| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 34

Sahara Adds Panasonic LFDs & Projectors

by Helen Vince

Sahara in the UK has expanded its portfolio of large format displays and projectors with the addition of Panasonic’s projection line up. Sahara says it currently offers over 1000 presentation products and has been …

Tags:Distribution| Large Display Monitor| Panasonic| Vol 22 - Issue 34