Vol 23 - Issue 11


The End of Moore’s Law?

by Bob Raikes

Well, last week, I was going to write my editorial about chips and “the end of Moore’s Law”, but I started and it turned out to be something else! Now it seems doubly appropriate, …

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Vivitek Signs Exertis

by Tom Allen

Exertis has taken on Vivitek’s Qumi range of portable projectors in the UK.

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Glass Area Unaffected by Falling Unit Demand

by Tom Allen

Unit demand for large-area LCD glass – i.e., that used for TVs, desktop monitors and similar applications – will fall this year, says IHS. However, area demand will continue to rise, due to increasing …

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AOC Previews Premium Gaming Displays

by Tom Allen

First previewed in January, AOC has released more information about its upcoming AGON line of gaming monitors. 10 models will be launched this year, with IPS or TN panels, curved or flat displays and …

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Sharp Takes Rovi in Japan

by Tom Allen

Sharp will use Rovi’s G-Guide for entertainment discovery on its newest Aquos TVs (LC-40W35), which will be launched in Japan this month. The G-Guide enables features such as tagging and search capabilities.

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Introducing the Ōura Ring “Wellness Computer”

by Arthur Berman

My Display Daily article published on March 18 was entitled “The Air A01 Mates with a Smartphone to Form a Unique Camera.” This article reported on a camera that communicates with and uses a …

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ICDM Schedules Meeting at SID

by Tom Allen

The ICDM will hold its next meeting during SID Display Week, on the 24th May. Running from 6pm – 9pm in San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Centre, elections will be held for the ICDM Executive …

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M-Net Uses ABox Across IPTV Network

by Tom Allen

German regional carrier M-Net has chosen to use ABox42’s M20-series set-top box platform for its new IPTV service. M-Net TVPlus will be deployed across the M-Net Fibre network in southern Germany. The M20 platform …

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TCO Reminds About New Requirements

by Tom Allen

TCO Development has issued a reminder to companies about its new generation of TCO Certified (TCO Tightens Restrictions in Seventh Generation). TCO Certified 7 requires that energy consumption in ‘on’, ‘sleep’ and ‘off’ modes …

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Find OLED Panels Through OLED-Info

by Tom Allen

OLED-Info is best-known for its status as a source of OLED information. However, the website is branching out, and has launched a new service called the OLED Marketplace – ‘the world’s most complete OLED …

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Apple ‘Confirms’ SDC as Primary OLED Supplier

by Tom Allen

SDC currently produces around 9 million OLED displays per month for the Galaxy S7 EdgeKorea’s ET News claims that Apple and Samsung Display have signed an official contract, confirming SDC as the primary flexible …

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Tight Curve on Samsung’s Newest Monitor

by Tom Allen

Samsung has introduced a 27″ monitor with a 1,800R curve radius, designed for both gamers and professionals. Samsung’s older curved monitors have a less pronounced 3,000R – 4,000R curve (i.e. CF591). Based on a …

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