Vol 23 - Issue 31


From Ascot to Wakes Week on the Glorious 12th

by Bob Raikes

We have a short issue for you this week as we hit the depths of what is known in the UK press as the ‘silly season’, based on the time when parliament and law …

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Sony Looks at Lamp vs Laser

by Tom Allen

Sony will host a ‘lamp vs laser’ webinar on projectors on the 7th September. Hosted by product manager Rob Meakin, the event will cover topics such as an overview of the projector market; an …

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Visionect Updates Museum Labels

by Tom Allen

Electronic paper company Visionect has developed an electronic label for museum exhibits, called the Amlabel Digital Gallery Display. The first museum to trial the device is the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. The …

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Meizu Slants to High-End in Low-Cost M Series

by Tom Allen

China’s Meizu has launched a new device in its M series targeting young professionals. Because of this, the M3E is geared more towards the high end than other products in the range. The focus …

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Color Image Reproductions and Hi Fi Audio

by Kenneth Li

With the advancement in direct laser projection, the reproduction and accuracy of colors is getting more attention. Commercial units are already available and operating from several makers, including Christie Digital, Barco, NEC, etc. Beside …

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S[quadrat] Joins IBC

by Tom Allen

S[quadrat] GmbH will take part in IBC for the first time this year, showing off its newest LED display. The firm will be on Transtech LED’s stand (11-A25) (in which S[quadrat] is a shareholder), …

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Disney Takes Stake in Streaming Company

by Tom Allen

The Walt Disney company has taken a 33% stake in BAMTech, a video streaming company formed by Major League Baseball. The acquisition cost $2 billion, which will be paid in two installments: one now …

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Renesas Electronics Result 10/08/2016

by Dhruv Dayal Gupta

Renesas Electronics reported Q1 2016 net profit of 10 billion yen ($98.6 million), down 66.6% YoY from 29.8 billion yen ($293.8 million). Turnover was 152 billion yen ($1.5 billion) down 15.2% YoY from 179 …

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Atlona Extends DCI-4k

by Tom Allen

Atlona’s new distribution amplifier is an eight-output unit capable of handling up to DCI-4k signals. It takes one U of rack space. The AT-UHD-CAT-8 features HDMI-to-HDBaseT distribution of DCI-4k at 60Hz, using 8-bit colour …

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Skully Shuts Down Over ‘Personal Piggybank’ Allegations

by Tom Allen

Skully was a crowd-funded company that had planned to produce augmented reality motorcycle helmets. Although its campaign was funded in 2014, the firm has told backers that it’s closing down, because it ran out …

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Samsung Brings Display Truck to Schwalbach

by Tom Allen

Samsung will hold a one-day event in Schwalbach, Germany on the 22nd August, hosted in the Samsung Display Truck. Invidis reports that the day will run from 14:00 – 19:00. Sessions will cover applications …

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LG’s V20 Will be First Smartphone With Quad DAC

by Tom Allen

LG has shared more information about its upcoming Android 7.0 smartphone, the V20. It will, says LG, be the first smartphone to feature 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC (digital to analogue converter). A Quad DAC …

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