Vol 22 - Issue 40


Chips Boost Samsung Profit Forecast

by Tom Allen

Samsung’s earnings guidance for Q3 has exceeded analyst forecasts, with the performance of its semiconductor division offsetting a weaker showing in smartphones. At an event in Seoul on the 7th October, Samsung said that …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 22 - Issue 40


Asus Enjoys Triple-Digit Growth

by Tom Allen

Asus shipped 2 million notebooks worldwide in September, representing 127.3% MoM growth. Acer, meanwhile, managed to grow its shipments 41.7%, to 1.7 million units, according to supply chain sources.

Tags:Acer| Asus| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 22 - Issue 40

New Camera Systems in Support of Virtual Reality Experiences

by Norbert Hildebrand

Virtual reality is often seen as a technology that fits perfectly to gaming, video consumption and some professional applications in the visualization and training markets. Although there is a market for professional applications, the …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 40

Samsung vs.Vizio

Vizio Shows Side-by-Side demos with Samsung HDR/WCG UHD TVs

by Chris Chinnock

At the New York kick off of Vizio’s new Reference series UHD TVs, there were a number of demo stations set up to showcase the image quality of the TVs. Some of these demos …

Tags:Dolby Vision| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Samsung| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vizio| Vol 22 - Issue 40| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

VIZIO ReferenceSeries 2

Vizio UHD-TVs with Dolby Vision and QD Film now Available for Order

by Chris Chinnock

Vizio, Dolby Laboratories and SpectraCal held a joint meeting and demonstration in New York on Oct. 6 to highlight the availability of the new Vizio Reference TVs along with HDR content mastered to the …

Tags:Display Calibration| Dolby Vision| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Vizio| Vol 22 - Issue 40

PLASA 2015 Roundup

by Tom Allen

Aoto had a very large, curved LED display with a 1.7mm pixel pitch – each panel with 6,000 cd/m² of brightness. It was very similar to the 1.2mm product that was being shown at …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LED| PLASA 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 40

Green Hippo Adds Object Tracking

by Tom Allen

As well as its presence on the PSCo stand (PSCo Expands With Acquisition), Green Hippo had its own location near the front of the hall. Here it was showing off its Hippotizer products, for …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mapping & Cartography| PLASA 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 40

RGBlink is All Modular

by Tom Allen

China’s RGBlink produces a large variety of digital infrastructure products, including scalers, switchers, routers, mixers and video wall matrices. At Plasa, the company was showing two new products: the Venus X3 video wall controller …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| PLASA 2015| Scalers| Switchers| Vol 22 - Issue 40

PSCo Expands With Acquisition

by Tom Allen

UK distributor PSCo was the first we met to comment on the massive growth of LEDs’ popularity in the market. Stuart Holmes, CEO of the company, said that the money that PSCo takes through …

Tags:Absen| Distributors| Large Display Monitor| PLASA 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 40


by Tom Allen

London’s Excel hosts PLASA every year, a show dedicated to the UK professional light and sound markets. Video, however, is a growing presence at the event, especially with the rise of LED displays for …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| PLASA 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 40


Clear Channel Takes Absen to New Heights

by Tom Allen

Absen’s LED panels have seen an investment by Clear Channel Norway, which has installed them in three separate airports across the country: Stavanger, Bergen and Trondheim. The Stavanger installation is particularly noteworthy, consisting of …

Tags:Absen| ClearChannel| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| LED| Nordics| Vol 22 - Issue 40

Top-Level Changes at AUO

by Tom Allen

Paul PengThere have been changes at the top level of AUO. Chairman Paul Peng is to resign from his concurrent position as president of the company, and assume the role of CEO. Michael Tsai …

Tags:AUO| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| People| Vol 22 - Issue 40