Vol 23 - Issue 27


Terror on Bastille Day

by Bob Raikes

I’m on my holidays this week (at least in theory!) in France. As I woke up after the annual Bastille Day celebrations, I saw news of the terrible attack in Nice after the fireworks …

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Visionect’s Displays Help to Counter Bullying

by Tom Allen

Visionect’s electronic paper displays are being used in a new anti-bullying product called the Community Hub. This “black box of violence prevention” can be used by students to anonymously report bullying. Visionect’s technology was …

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Wireless Power Awareness Spiked in 2015

by Tom Allen

Wireless charging awareness is widespread, according to a survey by IHS Markit. 25% of consumers have used the technology on a mobile device, and more than 80% have heard about it. A new report …

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VRLA Returns to LACC

by Tom Allen

The VRLA Summer Expo event will be held in the LA Convention Centre again this year, on the 5th and 6th August. More than 100 VR and AR exhibitors (including HTC, Google and Nokia) …

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Bodle Appoints VPs From Sharp and Oxford University

by Tom Allen

Oxford-based Bodle Technologies (UoO Spins Off Display Technology), which works on solid-state display materials, has recruited executives from Sharp Laboratories Europe and Oxford University. Ben Broughton joins from Sharp, where he led programmes in …

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NTD TV Upgrades PlayBox

by Tom Allen

Chinese language news broadcaster New Tang Dynasty TV (NTD TV), based in NYC, has upgraded its playout system with Playbox. The broadcaster was using Playbox’s Airbox system at its Houston channel, and has upgraded …

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Sky Shares UHD Date

by Tom Allen

Sky is preparing to launch its long-teased UltraHD service. The content will become available on the 13th August to customers using the Sky Q Silver box. This is – by no coincidence – the …

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Flex Moves to Smart Clothing With MAS

by Tom Allen

Flex – formerly Flextronics – will work with MAS Holdings to develop new wearable technologies, aiming to speed the adoption of connectivity in clothing. They will collaborate on developing new technologies and wearable products, …

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Vizio Investment to Help LeEco in US Market

by Tom Allen

LeEco (formerly LeTV) is said to be seeking to make a ‘strategic investment’ in Vizio. The Chinese firm hopes that Vizio can help it to promote its online video services in the US market, …

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Toshiba Develops a Single Lens 2D+Depth Camera

by Arthur Berman

At the 22nd Symposium on Sensing via Image Information held this past June, Toshiba announced developments related to a new method for creating 3D images. The technique simultaneously acquires a color image and a …

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Magic Leap Hints at Releasing its Mixed Reality Product

by Norbert Hildebrand

According to Reuters, Magic Leap has hinted at ramping up production of their mixed reality product. This information came from the Fortune Magazine Brainstorm Tech Conference 2016, where Magic Leap’s CEO Rony Avbovitz has …

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Epson Scores CE Week Win

by Tom Allen

Epson’s Pro Cinema 6040UB projector was named as CE Week Best in Show by the Dealerscope editorial team. Dealerscope praised the projector’s design, innovation, features and overall value in the marketplace.

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