Vol 23 - Issue 09


Display Growth in Pockets

by Bob Raikes

Our front page this week includes the data from IHS on the weak growth in the value of the LCD market. With sluggish or negative revenue growth in the big display-using businesses of TVs, …

Tags:Editorial| Flexible Displays| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| Mobile Display Monitor| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Vol 23 - Issue 09

Eyevis Brings Calderdale Council to 21st Century

by Tom Allen

An Eyevis video wall has been installed in Calderdale Council’s CCTV monitoring centre in West Yorkshire in the UK. The wall is part of a £680,000 ($962,800) upgrade to the existing CCTV system, which …

Tags:Back Panel| Eyevis| Large Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Video Walls| Vol 23 - Issue 09

Can Rubber Replace YAG in LEDs?

by Tom Allen

German and Spanish scientists have used luminescent proteins to create a pure white organic LED, at a lower cost than today’s conventional devices. The ‘BioLED’ uses proteins packaged in the form of rubber. Red, …

Tags:Blue Light| Colour Filters| Large Display Monitor| LED| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 09

SiBeam has WiGig Reference Design

by Tom Allen

SiBeam has developed a USB 3.0 adaptor reference design, supporting the WiGig (aka IEEE 802.11ad) standard. Vendors can thus add wireless gigabit connectivity to computers. The system is designed to be interoperable with Qualcomm …

Tags:Chips| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| USB| Vol 23 - Issue 09| WiGIG

iPhone 7 Case Suggests No Curve

by Tom Allen

Photos that are said to be of the case for the iPhone 7 have appeared online – and, as (infamously) rumoured, it lacks a headphone jack. The Lightning connector will apparently be used to …

Tags:Apple| Interfaces| iPhone| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 23 - Issue 09

Metadata Changes Coming for HDMI 2.1

by Tom Allen

Flat Panels HD has picked up a snippet of news from a Philips whitepaper, which indicates the inclusion of dynamic metadata in HDMI 2.1. The HDMI Forum has not yet acknowledged the existence of …

Tags:Broadcast| HDMI| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Philips| Vol 23 - Issue 09

LG Supplies P-OLEDs to Mercedes

by Tom Allen

Photo: YonhapKorea’s Yonhap News claims that LG Display will supply 12.3″ plastic OLED screens to Mercedes-Benz, for the company’s new E-Class car. The screen will be composed of two segments, each showing different information.

Tags:Automotive| Flexible Displays| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 23 - Issue 09

JCDecaux Begins LDN Installation

by Tom Allen

JCDecaux has begun to roll out new screens for the London Digital Network, which it won the contract for last year (JCDecaux Replaces Clear Channel in London). 1,000 84″ (1920 x 1080) screens are …

Tags:Digital Signage| DOOH| JCDecaux| Large Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 23 - Issue 09

Samsung Enjoys Successful Roadshow Opening

by Tom Allen

More than 2,000 people attended the opening of Samsung’s 2016 roadshow in Cologne, Germany from the 2nd – 4th March. Samsung’s newest products, such as its SUHD TVs with HDR and transparent OLED displays, …

Tags:Back Panel| Events| Germany| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 23 - Issue 09

Graphene Uses Moth Eye Concept

by Tom Allen

Research has been published showing how graphene can be used to create a material with the highest rate of light-absorption for its weight. Researchers from the UK’s University of Surrey believe that, among other …

Tags:Anti Glare| Graphene| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 09

DirecTV Brings UltraHD Straight From Amen Corner

by Tom Allen

DirecTV has announced that it will deliver live UltraHD coverage of the Master’s Tournament golf event at the Augusta National Golf Club, in the USA. All four rounds will be shown, between the 7th …

Tags:4k| Broadcast| DirecTV| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 23 - Issue 09

Connected TV Homes Rise to 49 Million

by Tom Allen

The NPD Group says that 52% of US internet homes had ‘at least one TV’ connected to the internet in Q4’15 – marking an increase of 6 million homes over Q4’14. The types of …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| NPD| Smart TV| USA| Vol 23 - Issue 09