Vol 23 - Issue 22


Tech Data Takes AOC

by Tom Allen

Tech Data is now distributing AOC’s monitors in Germany.

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Germany| Large Display Monitor| MMD (AOC Philips)| TechData| Vol 23 - Issue 22


Acer Dips in May

by Tom Allen

Acer’s consolidated revenues fell 1.9% YoY in May, although they were up 23.3% MoM, to NT$17.3 billion ($536.7 million). Through January-May, the company reported revenues of NT$87.7 billion ($2.7 billion), falling 13.7% YoY.

Tags:Acer| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 22


Revenues Fall for Taiwanese Makers

by Tom Allen

AUO‘s consolidated revenues in May rose 3.8% MoM, but fell 14.1% YoY, to NT$26.8 billion ($830 million). The firm made NT$123.7 billion ($3.8 billion) in the January-May period, falling 21.2% YoY. AUO shipped 9.5 …

Tags:AUO| Innolux| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 22

Semiconductors Continue Down in April

by Tom Allen

Worldwide semiconductor sales totalled $25.8 billion in April: down 1% MoM and 6.2% YoY, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). The SIA uses data from the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS), which projects …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Semiconductor Industry| Vol 23 - Issue 22| Worldwide

Quanta Falls in May

by Tom Allen

Quanta’s consolidated revenues rose 2.7% in MoM in May, but were down 9.1% YoY. Revenues reached NT$70.1 billion ($2.2 billion). Year-to-date revenues were NT$335.6 billion ($10.4 billion), down 4.1% YoY.

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Quanta| Vol 23 - Issue 22

UK Leads European Detachable Market

by Tom Allen

The UK was the largest market for detachable tablets in Western Europe in Q1’16, says IDC, overtaking Germany. More than 300,000 units were shipped in the UK last quarter: 23% of the overall market …

Tags:Apple| IDC| iPad| Mobile Display Monitor| tablets| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 23 - Issue 22

NOS Chooses ARRIS and Nagra

by Tom Allen

Portuguese pay-TV service provider is using ARRIS’ ZD4500 STB for its new UltraHD service. The box uses HEVC and integrates with a new RDK 2.1-based app framework from Espial. Nagra provided security for the …

Tags:4k| Large Display Monitor| STBs| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 23 - Issue 22

Intel’s Recon Instruments Sets out a Future Vision

by Bob Raikes

Dan Eisenhardt is from Recon Instruments, which is an A/R pioneer which was acquired by Intel and he gave one of the numerous keynotes at the event. He started by saying that by 2031, …

Tags:Augmented Reality| AWE 2016| Intel| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 22

Meta Misjudges the AWE Tone

by Bob Raikes

We met with Meta, which had made a presentation at last week’s SID Business Conference (IC9 Meta Moves on From Kickstarter) and at AWE the company was running demos in its suites. Unfortunately, the …

Tags:Augmented Reality| AWE 2016| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 22

AWE 2016 is Lively

by Bob Raikes

Augmented World Expo has been running in Silicon Valley for several years and we went along to the event, as we did last year, but this time we were able to attend the expo, …

Tags:AWE 2016| Large Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 22

Technical Paper Rates SMI’s Tracking Highly

by Tom Allen

Professor Ralf Engbert of the University of Potsdam, Germany, has published a technical paper (http://tinyurl.com/gn5jyw3) on SMI’s 120Hz native, binocular eye tracking. His findings support the trend of high-end tracking research going mobile in …

Tags:Gaze Recognition| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 22

ITU HDR Recommendations Coming Soon

by Tom Allen

David Wood, CM-UHD chairman at the DVB Project office, has spoken about HDR to ANGA COM attendees in Germany. HDR TV recommendations are due to be released by the ITU-R on the 4th July. …

Tags:DVB| Events| Germany| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 22