Vol 22 - Issue 47


Roku Takes on Exertis

by Tom Allen

Roku has appointed Exertis Banque Magnétique as its distributor in France.

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LG to Compete With Apple Pay

by Tom Allen

Left-to-right: Wi Sung-ho, CEO of Shinhan Card; Juno Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Company and Kim Duk-soo, CEO of KB Kookmin CardLG has launched its own mobile payment service, to compete …

Tags:LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Payment Systems| Vol 22 - Issue 47

LG Display Plans OLED Investment

by Tom Allen

Korea’s Digital Times says that LG Display plans to invest $4.2 billion in new OLED facilities, to meet expected market demand from 2017 onwards. The new ‘P10’ fab will be located in Paju, South …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED Fabs| Vol 22 - Issue 47

Augmented Reality Will Outgrow VR

by Tom Allen

Nintendo’s proposed ‘Pokémon Go’ game is a perfect example of mobile AR. ABI Research has forecast that augmented reality will prove to be a larger market than virtual reality in time. The firm projects …

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UltraHD Will Come Post-Launch for SkyQ

by Tom Allen

We have more specifications of the upcoming SkyQ Silver box from Sky (SkyQ Will be Sky’s First UltraHD STB). This is the premium version of the STB. It will feature HDMI-out (x2), HDMI-in, USB …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Sky| STBs| Vol 22 - Issue 47

Roku Adds New Content Sources

by Tom Allen

Roku has secured new UltraHD content for its Roku 4 box (Roku Goes 4k With Fourth Gen), from several sources. These include Smithsonian Earth (also on Apple TV, but only in UltraHD on Roku); …

Tags:4k| Large Display Monitor| Movies & Content| Roku| Vol 22 - Issue 47

Quantum Dots or OLED – Which Will Create a Better Image?

by Norbert Hildebrand

Quantum Dots (QD) are one of the topics for display technology that rival the excitement over OLED technology by offering an alternative path to providing a better image. In general, I am not saying …

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Tablets Stabilise in Western Europe

by Tom Allen

8.7 million tablets were shipped to Western European countries in Q3’15, which was down just 1% from last year, says IDC. The firm believes this to be a ‘clear sign’ of stabilisation in the …

Tags:Europe| IDC| Mobile Display Monitor| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 47

Channel Islands Store Chooses Matrox

by Tom Allen

Sure International, a telecom company in the UK’s Channel Islands, has installed a new video wall in its store in Saint Helier, using Philips displays and Matrox graphics cards. Six 46″ Philips screens were …

Tags:Digital Signage| Large Display Monitor| Matrox| Philips| Vol 22 - Issue 47

BrightSign Players Used in Turkish Project

by Bob Raikes

BrightSign players have been used in a large-scale network rollout of almost 400 screens in Turkey. Linova Digital Medya Teknolojileri built the network for Shell garage forecourts. BrightSign’s Network Enterprise Edition player was chosen …

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My Etendue Story

by Kenneth Li

Etendue is a familiar word among optical engineers especially projection engine designers. It represents how “spread out” the light from a source is. The unit of measure is simply (sr * m²), the product …

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