Vol 22 - Issue 37


Conrac Grows Indoor Displays

by Tom Allen

Data Modul, under the Conrac brand, will show a new large format display at Inter Airport Europe in Munich (6th – 9th October). The 70″ 6170 PD is an indoor, dust-proof model. Like the …

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eSports Tournament is Cautionary Tale

by Tom Allen

A cautionary tale for any of our readers involved in the pro-gaming scene: eSport isn’t easy! Earlier this month, a tournament in Slovenia was hit by multiple major issues. Gaming Paradise was meant to …

Tags:Back Panel| Game Playing| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 37

Fraunhofer Shows Gladiator Results

by Tom Allen

Fraunhofer FEP has announceed that it will show OLEDs on graphene at the Plastic Electronics show, taking place on the 6th – 8th October in Dresden. The OLEDs to be shown are the interim …

Tags:Europe| Fraunhofer| Graphene| ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 22 - Issue 37

Asustek August Revenue Up 18%

by Helen Vince

Asustek’s August sales increased 18% from July to NT$40.8 billion ($1.2 billion), though this was 3.2% lower than August 2014. Last month’s result brought sales to date in 2015 to NT$295.7 billion ($9 billion), …

Tags:Asus| Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 37

Taiwan Notebook ODMs See Sales Rise

by Helen Vince

Taiwan’s major notebook ODMs reported sequential increases in sales in August, though only Acer and Pegatron achieved double digit increases. All of the ODMs expect their shipments in September to grow, as demand for …

Tags:Acer| Compal| Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Quanta| Vol 22 - Issue 37

Metrological Enhances Liberty and Comcast

by Tom Allen

Liberty Global and Comcast will use open-sourced browser enhancements from Metrological, the company has announced. These enhancements mean that the companies will be able to to improve their ability to support IP browser-based services …

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Liberty Global| STBs| Vol 22 - Issue 37

MStar and Inside Secure

MStar Chooses Inside Secure for UltraHD Protection

by Tom Allen

MStar Semiconductor has chosen to use a cryptography engine from Inside Secure in its new UltraHD platform for TV chips. The engine will prevent content from being illegally copied and cloned.

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Security| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 37

F Kayser SES

SES Still Sees Growth for Satellite

by Bob Raikes

Ferdinand Kayser gave the SES press talkFor the last several years, this reporter’s IBC experience has started with the annual SES press event (and dinner) which is a great chance to network and talk …

Tags:IBC 2015| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Satellite| SES| Vol 22 - Issue 37

Apple Rumors about Cars and AR Headsets – Real Enough?

by Norbert Hildebrand

The day after reporting on the Apple event that showed the company releasing the next iPhone, the new iPad Pro, a new Apple TV and a new OS for the Apple Watch, one has …

Tags:Apple| Augmented Reality| Automotive| Head Up Displays HUDs| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 37

NEC Display Names UK, Benelux Head

by Helen Vince

NEC Display Solutions Europe has appointed Neil Hartigan as general manager for the UK and Benelux regions. He succeeds Simon Jackson who recently moved to the position of senior sales director of strategic and …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| NEC| People| Recruitment & Appointments| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 37

AVMI Chosen for Surface Hub Release

by Helen Vince

AVMI has been selected as a strategic partner for the release of Microsoft’s Surface Hub in the UK. According to AVMI, it is one of the few companies in the world to become a …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Microsoft| tablets| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 37

ADB Pivots to Software

by Bob Raikes

ADB is a company we like to visit at IBC as it is often a pioneer in technologies. The company has performed something of a pivot, by moving away from making STBs and hardware …

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