Vol 22 - Issue 46


Touch Comes to Medical With Tru-Vu

by Tom Allen

Tru-Vu has developed a 21.5″ medical monitor with a procap touchscreen. The MMZBTP-21.5 conforms to the UL 60601-1 3rd edition medical safety standard, and is designed for use on in operating rooms, on medical …

Tags:Industrial Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Medical| Vol 22 - Issue 46

Exertis Recruits Internally for Samsung Manager

by Tom Allen

Rob O’Beirne has joined Exertis, as a product manager in the company’s Samsung Commercial TV division. O’Beirne was in the past employed by Exertis’ parent company, DCC Technnology, in the Visual Solutions team. He …

Tags:Exertis| Large Display Monitor| People| Recruitment & Appointments| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 46

LG Promotes OLED With Massive Video Wall

by Tom Allen

The world’s largest OLED display – actually a video wall, but still very impressive – has been installed in Incheon International Airport in Seoul. LG supplied 140 55″ screens for the curved wall, which …

Tags:Back Panel| Korea| Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| OLEDs| Video Walls| Vol 22 - Issue 46

Emerging Markets Boost Smartphones to 15.5% Growth

by Tom Allen

Worldwide smartphone sales were driven by continued demand for affordable models in emerging markets in Q3’15, says Gartner. Global sales reached 353 million units: up 15.5% YoY. The increased availability of low-cost smartphones in …

Tags:Apple| Gartner| Huawei| Lenovo| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Smartphone Market| Vol 22 - Issue 46| Worldwide| Xiaomi

Fossil Expands Wearable Presence

by Tom Allen

Fossil Group is to acquire US-based wearable technology firm Misfit. Misfit will bring a scalable cloud and app platform, a software and hardware engineering team and a pipeline of products to Fossil.

Tags:Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 46| Wearables

NRDC: UHD Will Add $1 Billion to US Energy Bills

by Tom Allen

In a new report, the USA’s National Resources Defence Council (NRDC) has said that UltraHD TVs use, on average, 30% more energy than HD (1920 x 1080) models. The Council estimates that this could …

Tags:Environment| Large Display Monitor| LCD TVs| Power Consumption| UltraHD| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 46

Amblyz Glasses Use LCD Shutters for Treating “Lazy Eye”

by Norbert Hildebrand

Once 3D TV technology for the home disappeared from the radar, many 3D glasses suppliers faced a downturn of their business outlook and started to look for other business opportunities. One of those companies …

Tags:Active Shutter 3D| Mobile Display Monitor| Stereopsis| Vol 22 - Issue 46

Rumor: Google Working on AR glasses Without a Display

by Norbert Hildebrand

When Google Glass pushed the idea of an augmented reality headset into the consumer electronics world, many saw this as the start of a new category. By now we know that several issues with …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Google| Google Glass| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 46

DVB Approves UltraHD-HDR Requirements

by Tom Allen

The DVB Steering Board has approved the commercial requirements for the next phase of UltraHD TV, which will be known as ‘UHD-1 Phase 2’. UHD-1 Phase 1 was approved in 2014, and simply covered …

Tags:Broadcast| DVB| HDR - High Dynamic Range| HFR - High Frame Rate| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 46

NEC Adds Diagnostics to MDC Series

by Tom Allen

NEC’s MDC212C2 is a 21.3″ greyscale and colour medical display, specifically designed for diagnostic imaging. It is the first product in NEC’s MDC series that is certified for this use. The MDC212C2 works NEC’s …

Tags:Dicom Medical Calibration| Large Display Monitor| Medical| NEC| Vol 22 - Issue 46

Sky Shares UltraHD Launch Plans

by Tom Allen

At the launch of its new SkyQ STB, Sky announced that it will launch its own UltraHD TV service in late 2016. This will include sports, films and entertainment content. The box will support …

Tags:4k| Large Display Monitor| Sky| STBs| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 22 - Issue 46

Sky Overhauls STB, Prepares for UltraHD

by Tom Allen

Sky’s long-rumoured move into UltraHD (SkyQ Box Will Challenge OTT Operators) has finally arrived. The new STB features up to 12 tuners and 1TB of storage (an upgraded ‘Silver’ version has 2TB). Viewers can …

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