Vol 22 - Issue 50


Hannstar & CPT Illustrate the Effects of “Fungibility”

by Bob Raikes

This week we feature two stories that highlight how far down CPT and Hannstar are on a year on year basis. That reflects a range of problems at the moment for the panel industry. …

Tags:CPT| Editorial| Hannstar (Hannspree)| Large Display Monitor| LCD Panels| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 50

Flickr to Support Gear VR

by Bob Raikes

Flickr has said that it will support the Samsung Gear VR by producing an app for the Gear VR that makes it easy to see a range of curated 360º content. The content can …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| Back Panel| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 50


Hannstar Sales Fall 40% YoY

by Tom Allen

Hannstar Display’s revenues reached NT$1.2 billion ($36.5 million): a fall of 7.5% MoM and 41.5% YoY. Year-to-date revenues declined 26.1% YoY, to NT$16 billion ($486 million). Large-size monitor panel shipments rose 22% MoM, to …

Tags:Financial Data| Hannstar (Hannspree)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 50

USB-IF Certifies Analogix for Power Delivery

by Tom Allen

Analogix Semiconductor’s ANX7428 USB-C port controller has achieved USB- Power Delivery certification, from the USB Implementers Forum. The ANX74XX family is an integrated single-chip solution for mobile devices.

Tags:Analogix| Back Panel| Certification| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| USB| Vol 22 - Issue 50

Apple Spurs Touch Enhancements

by Tom Allen

Spurred on by Apple’s use of Force Touch in the Apple Watch, and 3D Touch in the iPhone 6S line, IHS is seeing growth in force-sensing and other touch enhancements to mobile devices. Other …

Tags:Apple| IHS Markit| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch| Vol 22 - Issue 50

Scala Transforms Mobilcom

by Tom Allen

Mobilcom-Debitel, a German telco and Freenet subsidiary, has chosen to use Scala signage solutions in its stores. Scala software, including design templates and a CMS, drives 500 screens in Mobilcom’s stores. All stores run …

Tags:Digital Signage Software| Germany| Large Display Monitor| Retailers| Vol 22 - Issue 50

TVs Covered by New ITA Agreement?

by Tom Allen

A year since we last reported on it (ITA Talks Collapse, Resume in 2015), the updated ITA Agreement has finally been concluded. Countries covered by the ITAThe ITA Agreement defines tariffs on IT products, …

Tags:DigitalEurope| Duty| Europe| ITA Agreement| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 50

Michael James Retires as Portrait CEO

by Tom Allen

Martin FishmanMichael James – president, co-founder and CEO of Portrait Displays (A Pivot for Portrait’s James) – has now officially announced that he will retire, after 22 years running the company. Martin Fishman and …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| People| Portrait Displays| Recruitment & Appointments| Vol 22 - Issue 50

Choose Between RGB and WLED With NEC

by Tom Allen

NEC US has designed two new monitors for multi-display set-ups, with video outputs and NEC’s own ControlSync technology. They are the Multisync EA305WMi (29.8″) and EA275WMi (27″). ControlSync can be used to control up …

Tags:business| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| NEC| Vol 22 - Issue 50| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Philips Replaces Docking Station With USB Hub

by Tom Allen

Philips has produced a new monitor that simplifies notebook docking. The 23″ 231P4QUPEB has a USB 3.0 port which will transfer video and audio from the notebook to the larger display and speakers (dual …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| MMD (AOC Philips)| USB| Vol 22 - Issue 50

LG Hopes to Win at Super Bowl

by Tom Allen

Ridley and Jake Scott will work together to direct the advertLG will show its first Super Bowl advert during the next game, due to be played on the 7th February 2016, which will promote …

Tags:Advertising| Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| OLED TVs| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 50

Analyst Says Apple Will Skip Force Touch

by Tom Allen

KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo has said that Apple’s third-gen iPad Air will not feature 3D Touch when it is launched in the first half of 2016. Supply chain issues will mean that …

Tags:Apple| iPad| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch| Vol 22 - Issue 50