Vol 23 - Issue 30


Thoughts on LeEco and Vizio in Europe

by Bob Raikes

Last week, we reported on the acquisition of Vizio by LeEco and this week Ken has written a Display Daily on the topic. It’s an interesting story on many levels. First, Vizio, as a …

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LeEco: Today Vizio, Tomorrow the World?

by Ken Werner

When LeEco (Leshi Internet Information & Technology) exhibited at one of the press-and-analyst shows at CES 2016, it had not yet changed its name from Letv. Then, Letv showed prototypes and products that were …

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10-Year Burn-in Warranty for 2016 SUHD TVs

by Tom Allen

Although screen burn is less of an issue in modern TVs than legacy sets, Samsung has announced that it will repair or exchange the displays in its 2016 SUHD TVs, if they suffer from …

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NextVR Captures More VR Football

by Tom Allen

NextVR captured the Real Madrid-Bayern Munich football match on the 3rd August, and is making the VR replay available on the ICC channel on the NextVR tool.

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Heraeus Celebrates Intego Partnership

by Tom Allen

Heraeus will launch a new touch panel process for film patterning at Touch Taiwan this year (24th-26th August). The work will focus on Heraeus’ Clevios conductive polymer films, with patterning accomplished using dry-film resist …

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MMD Goes Borderless at IFA

by Tom Allen

MMD will show Philips monitors at IFA this year (Berlin, 2nd-7th September) focusing on colour, speed and immersion. Among the monitors will be what MMD calls the largest UltraHD monitor on the market. This …

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MediaTek Powers Polar M600 Smartwatch

by Isaac Oburu

Mediatek SoC is being used to power the Polar M600: a smartwatch using Android. The watch uses Mediatek’s MT2601 SoC and features a a 1.3″ screen.

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Samsung Brings Tizen to Africa

by Tom Allen

Samsung’s Z-series of Tizen-based smartphones has so far seen two models launched: the Z1 and Z3. A third model, the Z2, has been spotted at the launch of the Galaxy Note 7. Designed for …

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Barco Works With TD Maverick

by Tom Allen

TD Maverick is now distributing Barco’s ClickShare collaboration product in Italy.

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Blackberry Moves Towards Pure Software

by Tom Allen

Blackberry’s Mobility Solutions Group has released its first pure software offering – apparently part of its move towards becoming a software-only company. The Hub+ app – a suite of Blackberry applications including Hub, Password …

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Intel Appoints Tolliver as CIO

by Tom Allen

Paula Tolliver is Intel’s new chief information officer (CIO) and corporate VP. She replaces Kim Stevenson, who will serve as COO for the Client and IoT Businesses and Systems Architecture (CISA) group. Tolliver was …

Tags:Intel| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| People| Recruitment & Appointments| USA| Vol 23 - Issue 30

ViewSonic Continues PortAll Design

by Tom Allen

The new Pro 8 series of installation DLP projectors, from ViewSonic, feature the company’s own SuperColor and SonicExpert technologies, as well as various features to ease installation. SuperColor has been designed to ensure that …

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