Vol 22 - Issue 34


Flexible Encapsulation Worth $184 Billion in Five Years

by Tom Allen

The market for flexible barrier manufacturing will be worth $184 million by 2020, says IDTechEx. Single-layer solutions, such as flexible glass and atomic layer deposition (ALD) will capture part of the market. Due to …

Tags:Barrier Layers (Films)| Flexible Devices| IdTechEx| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 34

Euronics Gets Exclusive Deal on Philips TVs

by Helen Vince

TP Vision has signed an exclusive deal with Euronics to supply the three top models in Philips’ 6550 Ambilight fullHD TV range. The company will sell the 40″, 50″ and 55″ 3-sided Ambilight models …

Tags:Distribution| Europe| Large Display Monitor| LCD TVs| Philips| TPV (TP Vision)| Vol 22 - Issue 34

Fonix Handles Opening Regatta of Americas Cup

by Milos Pavlovic

Fonix LED was drafted in to supply all AV requirements for the Americas Cup World Series’ opening event, in Portsmouth, UK, in late July. Fonix supplied LED displays for the fan zone and waterfront …

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Archos ‘Reveals’ Windows 10 Mobile Release

by Tom Allen

A product announcement by French firm Archos has provided a hint at when Windows 10 Mobile might be available. Archos will launch the 50 Cesium and 50e Helium smartphones this year, in November. Although …

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TSMC Wins Ruling Against Former Executive

by Helen Vince

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) is reported to have won a lawsuit involving one of its former R&D executives, which claimed that the employee had passed details of TSMC’s 28-nanometer process technology to Samsung. Liang …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Taiwan| TSMC| Vol 22 - Issue 34

Epson Goes Wide for Home Cinema Use

by Tom Allen

Epson’s Home Cinema 1040 and 1440 are bright 3LCD projectors with a wide aspect ratio. Both units have 1920 x 1200 (16:10) resolution, and can display 10-bit colour. The Home Cinema 1440 adds Faroudja …

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LG to Bring Four OLED TVs to IFA

by Tom Allen

LG will show off four OLED TVs at IFA 2015 in Berlin next month. They will be the flat 65″ and 55″ EF9500 (recently released in Korea and announced for a launch in the …

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Hon Hai Invests in Cima NanoTech

by Helen Vince

Hon Hai Precision has signed a joint venture with Cima NanoTech, a US manufacturer of transparent conductive film solutions, to provide projective capacitive solutions for large format, 40″ to 100″, touch screens. The joint …

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Litemax to Buy Wynmax

by Helen Vince

Litemax Electronics, a Taiwanese LCD module manufacturer, is to acquire Wynmax, a Taiwan-based manufacturer of industrial computing devices, for NT$320 million ($9.8 million). Litemax will fund the acquisition through a three year unsecured convertible …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 34

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Exploride – A new Aftermarket HUD for the Car Enters Crowdfunding Stage

by Norbert Hildebrand

The latest entry into the automotive aftermarket head up display (HUD) field comes from Exploride, an Indian/MIT startup company. It has developed a HUD based on a transparent display that pretty much mirrors all …

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

Three Steps to Better Color

by Matthew Brennesholtz

The topic of Better Pixels, not more pixels has been a hot topic recently. “Better Pixels” includes several things such as wide color gamut (WCG), high dynamic range (HDR), high frame rate (HFR), etc. …

Tags:Colour (Color)| EBU| SMPTE| Vol 22 - Issue 34

Packaging Brings it Together

by Phillip Wright

Today’s consumer electronics products rely on a wide range of technologies and engineering disciplines. However, the mechanical and materials engineering used in today’s state of the art CE products often go on unrecognized. As …

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