Vol 23 - Issue 13


Happy Birthday to Apple

by Bob Raikes

I spotted last week that Apple was forty years old just a week or so ago – which took me back to my early computing days. I became a home computer enthusiast when I …

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Marvell Dismisses CEO and President

by Tom Allen

Weili Dai and Sehat Sutardja. Image: Global Semiconductor AllianceSehat Sutardja and Weili Dai, the husband-and-wife team acting as CEO and president (respectively) of Marvell Technology Group, have been fired by the board. However, both …

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TVOne Offers Multiple Inputs in Multiviewer

by Tom Allen

TVOne has developed a new UltraHD multiviewer called the 1T-MV-8474. 16 different fixed layouts can be used to show up to four separate sources in windows, at the same time. Seven inputs are featured …

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Remers Leaves Christie After 16 Years

by Tom Allen

Gerry Remers, president and COO of Christie Canada, has announced that he will step down from his current role on the 8th July. Remers will continue to assist Jack Kline, Christie’s chairman, president and …

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Huawei Challenges Tier One Phone Makers

by Tom Allen

Huawei’s new phones, created in collaboration with camera manufacturer Leica, are said to set ‘a new standard in smartphone photography’. They are the P9 and P9 Plus, and were launched at an event in …

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NEC’s High Brightness Combats Ambient Light

by Tom Allen

The VE projectors from NEC feature quick power-on, vertical keystone correction (manual, +/-40°) and manual zoom (1.1x). They are designed for mid-sized meeting rooms and classrooms with high ambient light levels; luminance reaches 3,000 …

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Hisense Pushes QDs for Energy Saving

by Tom Allen

QD Vision and Hisense are working together and have announced an initiative to lower display energy consumption. This appears to simply be a new method of promoting the power-savings of QD Vision’s quantum dots. …

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International VR Show Begins in Canada

by Tom Allen

Consumer VR (CVR) 2016 is a new conference and exhibition for the virtual and augmented reality industries. Hosted by Archiact, the first show will take place on the 14th May in Vancouver, Canada. The …

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ZTE Result 06/04/2016

by Dhruv Dayal Gupta

ZTE reported turnover for the full year 2015 of RMB 100 billion ($15 billion), up 23% YoY. This was split between the Chinese (RMB 53.1 billion ($8.2 billion)) and international (RMB 48.1 billion ($7.4 …

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AOC Continues With Slim Bezel Style Line

by Tom Allen

Following the launch of slim-bezel Style line monitors last October (AOC Slims Style Line Bezels), AOC has decided to further expand the range with two smaller units: the 23″ I2381FH and 21.5″ I2281FWH. Retaining …

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Media Broadcast Tests Live UHD

by Tom Allen

Germany’s Media Broadcast tested an UltraHD broadcast, via satellite, on the 2nd April. The firm showed a live transmission of the Vienna State Opera, with 100% signal availability or the 50fps stream. It used …

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Roku Updates Streaming Stick

by Tom Allen

A new Roku Stick has been announced, with a quad-core processor and up to eight times the power of its predecessor. WiFi has been updated to dual-band MIMO and the operating ysstem is Roku …

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