Vol 23 - Issue 33


Christie and Founders Work Together to Light Up Citibank

by Isaac Oburu

Citibank with the help of Founders, have installed 19 Christie’s Christie GS Series laser phosphor projectors in their flagship branch in Nova Faria Lima in São Paulo, Brazil. The projectors were installed on the …

Tags:Back Panel| Brazil| Christie| DLP Projectors| Large Display Monitor| Rear Projection| Vol 23 - Issue 33

SmartLabs Begins US Rollout

by Tom Allen

SmartLabs has delivered the first batch of its SML-5112W set-top boxes to ‘a major US systems integrator.’ The STBs are UltraHD units using the Broadcom BCM72511 chipset. They natively support the RDK software stack.

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Fraunhofer Uses OLED in Medical Therapy

by Tom Allen

‘Light therapy’ is an important means for promoting the healing of wounds, especially in the epidermis (skin). Fraunhofer FEP has been examining flexible OLEDs as an area light source for applications in the medical …

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Lighting| Medical| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 23 - Issue 33

V Nova

V-Nova Forms Partnership With Dimetis

by Tom Allen

V-Nova’s Perseus-powered P.Link contribution solution is now being integrated with Dimetis’ BOSS Link Manager platform, which is used for end-to-end network management and monitoring. Through the technical partnership, Dimetis customers will be able to …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| V-Nova| Video Encoders & Decoders| Vol 23 - Issue 33

0.8% Rise ‘Encouraging’ for AIBs

by Tom Allen

PC graphics add-in board (graphics cards) shipments rose 0.8% YoY in Q2’16, and fell 20.8% QoQ, says Jon Peddie Research. Market shares also shifted, with AMD gaining share at the expense of Nvidia. AIBs …

Tags:AMD| Graphics Cards| Jon Peddie Research (JPR)| Large Display Monitor| Nvidia| Vol 23 - Issue 33

Atheer Shares Launch Schedule

by Tom Allen

The first wave of Atheer’s Air Glasses has sold out; however, the company has said that it will have a new set of devices available in Q4. Quantities will be limited, but interested parties …

Tags:HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 33

AMD Plans Silicon Valley Move

by Tom Allen

AMD is moving its Silicon Valley headquarters to a new location. The 20,440m² six-storey building will hold both the corporate HQ and R&D site, with up to 1,000 employees based there. The new location, …

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Barco Brings Laser-Phosphor B-Series to China

by Tom Allen

Barco has unveiled what it says is the world’s first DCI-4k laser-phosphor projector, at the Beijing International Radio, TV & Film Exhibition (BIRTV). The DP4K-23BLP is a 3DLP model, which is being launched as …

Tags:Barco| DLP Projectors| Large Display Monitor| Laser Phosphor Projectors| Vol 23 - Issue 33

Convertible PC Features 400 cd/m² Display

by Tom Allen

Asus announced the Transformer Pad T101 at Computex this year, and has now shared more details about the new convertible PC. It is a 10.1″ hybrid product with an aluminium chassis. The unit weighs …

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Haptics Will be VR’s Next Push

by Tom Allen

Dexta Robotics has shown a new version of its DexMo ‘exoskeleton glove’, which is designed to add touch feedback to VR. Like the PowerClaw, the DexMo cannot track hand movements (yet – it is …

Tags:Back Panel| Haptics| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 33

VR 4K Satellite to Launch Next June

by Isaac Oburu

Satellite Today has reported that SpaceVR has raised cash to build Overview-1; a satellite that will be launched in June 2016 on a scheduled mission ‘CRS-12 mission’. Overview-1 will have 360-degree cameras and 4K …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Satellite| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 33

Philips Combines Three Devices in One

by Tom Allen

Philips announced a small ‘3-in-1’ TV back in February and is now preparing to launch the set in Europe. Known as the PFS5231, it can serve as a TV, a computer monitor and a …

Tags:Bluetooth| Large Display Monitor| LCD TVs| Philips| TPV (TP Vision)| Vol 23 - Issue 33