Vol 22 - Issue 35


Prysm Brings LPD to Texas

by Tom Allen

Prysm has installed a 7m² Cascade 190 laser-phosphor video wall at the headquarters of IT integrator GDT, in Dallas, TX. The company’s new customer experience centre, described as ‘Epcot-like’, was built with the display …

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CEA Defines HDR-Compatible Displays

by Tom Allen

The CEA has released an industry definition for displays compatible with high dynamic range (HDR) standards. The new designation, formally known as HDR-Compatible Displays, is intended to assist both retailers and consumers in identifying …

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Microsoft Plans 3D Printing From Smartphones

by Tom Allen

Microsoft Research has developed an app called MobileFusion, which can 3D scan objects and load the data into a 3D printer, or use it for augmented reality gaming. The system works by stitching together …

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Absen Hits 5,000-Unit Milestone

by Tom Allen

Absen is celebrating a milestone of 5,000 X5 LED panels sold worldwide, just six months after the display was launched at ISE 2015. The cable-less 5.2mm solution was particularly well-received in APAC and Europe, …

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Toshiba Unleashes Windows 10

by Tom Allen

Toshiba has introduced two new notebooks in its premium Kirabook line, running Windows 10. While they are mostly identical, the Kira-10J (Windows 10 Pro) and Kira-10H (Windows 10 Home) differ in screen resolution (2560 …

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Valve and HTC Backtrack Over Vive Launch

by Tom Allen

It was announced earlier this year that the HTC Vive – the VR headset under development with Valve – would be launched in Q4. However, that appears to have been a miscommunication. Instead, there …

Tags:HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| HTC| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 35

Medium Adds Samsung Displays in Germany

by Helen Vince

Samsung hospitality and smart displays are now available in Germany through distributor Medium.

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Sharp Slims Large Displays

by Tom Allen

Sharp has expanded its high-end digital signage range, the PN-E series, with two large-format models: the 60″ PN-E603 and 70″ PN-E703. Designed for 24/7 use, these displays feature edge-LED backlights to reduce their depth …

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LG Raises Price of Already-Expensive Watch Urbane

by Tom Allen

It’s not just the Apple Watch that could set you back the price of a second-hand car. LG has also now entered the premium smartwatch space, with a 23-carat gold version called the LG …

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Toshiba Given More Time to Post Results

by Helen Vince

Toshiba has been granted a second extension to the deadline for submitting its annual results, to 7th September. The company was originally legally required to submit its results by 30th June but following the …

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Acer Open to Offers

by Helen Vince

Reuters reports that Stan Shih, founder of Acer has said that he would welcome a takeover bid for the company, which has seen its stock price fall by almost 50% since April, though any …

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Sharp Rumours Start Again

by Helen Vince

Sharp has denied the latest rumours concerning the future of its LCD business. The Yomiuri Shimbun, a Japanese newspaper, had reported that the company was considering spinning off its its LCD unit into a …

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