Vol 22 - Issue 45


UltraHD Needs More Evidence of Productivity Gains

by Bob Raikes

As well as working on the issues of our newsletters, I spent quite a lot of time this week finalising the quarterly data that Meko (our publisher) provides on the European market for desktop …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 45| Windows

CCW is now NAB Show New York

by Norbert Hildebrand

The CCW (Content and Communications World) in New York has adopted a new name and is now called NAB Show New York. It still contains the SatCon conference and adds InfoComm Connections as a …

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Display Gadgets at CES Unveiled

by Matthew Brennesholtz

My colleague Norbert Hildebrand has already written about CES Unveiled (Display Gadgets at CES Unveiled) and I won’t repeat his coverage. I do want to fill in two gaps where he missed items of …

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Canon 4K Projector Demoed at CCW

by Matthew Brennesholtz

At CCW this week (to be known in the future as NAB Show – New York), Canon demonstrated its recently announced 4K LCoS REALiS Projector. The REALiS series of projectors is known as the …

Tags:Canon| Large Display Monitor| LCOS| Projectors| Simulation| Vol 22 - Issue 45

Royole Makes Bold Claims About Home Theatre Device

by Tom Allen

Royole Corporation has launched its Royole-X ‘smart mobile theatre device’. Although essentially a VR display with headphones, the Royole-X does have a few big differences. For starters, the headset uses an AMOLED display (we …

Tags:HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 45

Vuzix Scores Eight CES Awards

by Tom Allen

Vuzix has secured eight CES Innovation Awards, for products that will be on show at CES 2016 this January. A new product, the iWear Wireless Video Headphones, was named ‘Best of Innovations Awards Honoree’ …

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Motive Starts TabletTVPlus Pre-Orders

by Tom Allen

Motive/Granite Broadcasting’s Tablet TV LLC is now taking pre-orders for its TabletTVPlus product in the USA. The device can be used to watch live broadcast TV on a tablet, and access the internet. The …

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Forbes Chooses AV Stumpfl

by Tom Allen

AV Stumpfl supplied one of its curved projection screens – 4m x 30m – for use at Forbes’ international conference. Held in Athens, the event was attended by more than 500 people. Five of …

Tags:Back Panel| Curved Displays| Large Display Monitor| Projection Screens| Projectors| Vol 22 - Issue 45

JPR: GPU Rise Marks Returning Confidence

by Tom Allen

GPU shipments rose 9% from the last quarter in Q3’15, says Jon Peddie Research, although sales fell 19% compared to last year. Desktop shipments were down 13%, and notebooks down 22%. Despite the annual …

Tags:AMD| GPUs| Intel| Jon Peddie Research (JPR)| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Nvidia| Vol 22 - Issue 45

HDTV Supply Enables HDCP Conversion

by Tom Allen

HDTV Supply has created a converter that changes HDCP 2.2 signals into HDCP 1.4. Each new revision of HDCP requires new hardware, so this converter enables HDCP 2.2 sources to be shown on an …

Tags:Content Protection| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 45


Asbis Takes New iPhones

by Tom Allen

Asbis is now distributing Apple’s new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus models in Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova and Ukraine.

Tags:Apple| Asbis (Prestigio)| iPhone| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 45

Foxconn Seeks to Become Display Maker

by Tom Allen

According to Chinese media, Foxconn plans to become a display maker itself in the future, rather than a pure OEM. The manufacturer has apparently invested CNY28 billion ($4.4 billion) in a G6 LTPS fab …

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