Vol 23 - Issue 28


Tensions in France & ITO

by Bob Raikes

This morning I’m getting ready to pack up and head home after some time (mostly) relaxing in France. As I have done in previous years, I’ve included a picture out of the window from …

Tags:Editorial| France| ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 28

Cima Nanotech is Insolvent

by Tom Allen

In a note sent to customers this week, Cima Nanotech declared that it is closing down as an insolvent company. The decision was taken voluntarily, CEO Jon Brodd wrote. Analyst Comment See my editorial …

Tags:Cima Nanotech| ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch| Vol 23 - Issue 28

Boston is USA’s First E Ink City

by Tom Allen

Visionect has supplied its E Ink screens in Boston – the first city in the USA to feature such an installation. Boston, nicknamed ‘America’s Walking City’, now boasts a 32″ electrophoretic display on City …

Tags:DOOH| E Ink| Electrochromic Displays| Large Display Monitor| USA| Vol 23 - Issue 28

Atlona Examines IP Video

by Tom Allen

Atlona has released a whitepaper on video over IP, which the company calls ‘the final hurdle’ for IP communication. The paper deals with Atlona’s Omnistream, a product developed to address the challenges with converging …

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Video over IP (VIP)| Vol 23 - Issue 28

PC Industry Rejects Its Salvation

by Ken Werner

Financial analyst and investment advisor Richard Windsor publishes a daily newsletter for his clients called Radio Free Mobile (www.radiofreemobile.com), which covers the mobile technology industry. In the June 6th number, he noted that the …

Tags:Convertible PCs| PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)| Vol 23 - Issue 28

Harrison Shatters Some CES Illusions

by Tom Allen

Mark Harrison is MD of Digital Production Partnerships. He has covered CES as a journalist for many years, and shared his observations about the trends that have come, gone and are rising at the …

Tags:3D (Three Dimensions)| CES 2016| HDR - High Dynamic Range| HPA Tech Retreat| Large Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 28

Philips 246E7QDAB LCD monitor

Philips Boosts Colour in Panel

by Tom Allen

MMD has developed two new UltraColor monitor models under the Philips name. The 23.6″ 246E7QDAB and 27″ 276E7QDAB feature a wider colour gamut than conventional monitors: 120% sRGB and 85% of NTSC, compared to …

Tags:Colour (Color)| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| MMD (AOC Philips)| Vol 23 - Issue 28

Steljes Creditors Unlikely to Get Their Money

by Tom Allen

Distributor Steljes went bust (Steljes Goes Under) owing more than £6.7 million ($8.8 million) to unsecured creditors, according to a statement at the UK’s Companies House. Around 120 of these were trade creditors with …

Tags:Distributors| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Smart Technologies Inc| Steljes Ltd| Vol 23 - Issue 28

Element One to Hold ‘Visulutionary Day’

by Tom Allen

Element One will hold a demonstration day on the 15th September, at its headquarters near Karlsruhe, Germany. To register, send an email to [email protected] with the subject line ‘VISULUTIONARY DAY 16’.

Tags:Back Panel| Events| Germany| Large Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 28

Insta360 Nano Creates Low-Cost VR

by Tom Allen

A small 360° camera has been invented as an addon for the iPhone 6 family. The Insta360 Nano can shoot and live-stream both 3040 x 1520 video (for VR) and stills from the phone. …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| iPhone| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 28

Submissions to Hispasat’s 4k Festival Up 40%.

by Tom Allen

The shortlist for Hispasat’s 4k International Short Film Festival (Spain, September) contains 40% more films than the 2015 edition, Hispasat has said. More than 100 films have been submitted; winners will be chosen by …

Tags:Back Panel| Cinema| Events| Large Display Monitor| Spain| UltraHD| Vol 23 - Issue 28

BMW Takes on Osram OLEDs

by Tom Allen

Four weeks ago, LG announced that it was supplying OLEDs for Audi’s TT RS coupe. Osram has now joined the same market, developing and supplying OLEDs for the taillights in BMW’s M4 GTS. Although …

Tags:Automotive| Back Panel| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Osram| Vol 23 - Issue 28