Vol 23 - Issue 03


WiGIG Docking Options Developing Slowly

by Bob Raikes

This week, I have been thinking at times about wireless display technology. As long term readers will know, I have been saying for some time that the eventual desktop system for all but those …

Tags:DisplayLink| Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 03| Wi-Fi| WiDi| WiGIG

E Ink Partners With Wei Feng

by Tom Allen

E Ink’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Transcend Optronics, has made an investment in Wuxi Wei Feng Technology, of Taiwan. The investment marks the formation of a strategic partnership between the firms, which will jointly work to …

Tags:E Ink| Investment| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 03

Vaio Pushes Into US Market

by Tom Allen

Vaio, the former Sony PC unit which was spun off in 2013 (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 27) has announced two new models for the US market. As normal, they have already been released …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| USA| Vaio| Vol 23 - Issue 03

Dolby Laboratories Result 27/01/2016

by Dhruv Dayal Gupta

Dolby Labs reported Q1 2016 net profit of $30.9 million, down from $41.4 million YoY, a decline of nearly 26%. Turnover for the period was $240.9 billion, up just under 3% from $234.2 million.

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Atlona Opening China Office to Serve Asia

by Tom Allen

Atlona is to open an office in Hong Kong in February, to serve the Asian market. The office will cover China, Macau, Taiwan, South Korea and the rest of Southeast Asia – excluding Japan, …

Tags:APAC| Large Display Monitor| Recruitment & Appointments| Vol 23 - Issue 03

Canatu Secures CNB Design Win

by Tom Allen

Canatu has secured a design win for carbon nanobud technology, with a customer in North America. The customer required flexibility, thinness and zero haze or reflections. Canatu designed a bespoke on-cell touch solution that …

Tags:Back Panel| Canatu| CNTs (Carbon Nanotubes)| ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| North America| Vol 23 - Issue 03

Epson and Infocus Popular in December

by Tom Allen

PMA Research has announced the top-selling projectors in the USA in December. The company divides the results into three categories: ‘pico and personal’, ‘mainstream’ and ‘4,000+ lumen’. PMA’s top five list of 4,000+ lumen …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| North America| PMA Research| Projectors| Vol 23 - Issue 03

LGD Will Retool LCD Lines for OLED

by Tom Allen

According to Japan’s Nikkei newspaper, LG Display will invest KRW850 billion ($718 million) in the LCD production lines at its Paju factory, in order to convert them to OLED. The retooling is scheduled for …

Tags:Investment| Large Display Monitor| LCD Fabs| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED Fabs| Vol 23 - Issue 03


Sony Merges Playstation Units

by Tom Allen

Sony Computer Entertainment has been merged with Sony Network Entertainment, to form a new company called Sony Interactive Entertainment. The new company will deal with all of Sony’s Playstation business – hardware, software, the …

Tags:Consoles| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| PlayStation| sony| Vol 23 - Issue 03

Huawei is 2015’s Smartphone Success Story

by Tom Allen

Worldwide smartphone sales reached new record levels at the end of 2015, thanks to multiple product offerings at all price points, in both mature and emerging markets. Preliminary IDC data shows that 399.5 million …

Tags:Apple| Huawei| IDC| Lenovo| Mobile Display Monitor| Motorola| Samsung| Smartphone Market| Vol 23 - Issue 03| Xiaomi

Samsung Sees Tough Pricing and Weak Smartphones

by Dhruv Dayal Gupta

Samsung saw a drop in profits on a quarterly basis, and sees some tough times ahead with DRAM and LCD panels both under pressure from weaker prices. Over the year, profit was up 5.5% …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 23 - Issue 03

Gou Goes Direct to Sharp Lenders

by Tom Allen

‘A person familiar with the talks’ has told the Taipei Times that Foxconn chairman Terry Gou is taking his case for the acquisition of Sharp (Foxconn Ups Sharp Offer) directly to major lenders to …

Tags:Foxconn (Honhai)| Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| sharp| Vol 23 - Issue 03