Vol 23 - Issue 34


IFA Gets Started

by Bob Raikes

I’m writing this in my hotel room after the first couple of days of press events leading up to IFA. The show floor opens this morning. There have been quite a few press conferences, …

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Vestel Wins Toshiba Brand for TV in Europe

by Bob Raikes

Toshiba has done a deal with Vestel of Turkey to license its brand and TV business. Vestel has set up an organisation within its own business to run the brand and, at least initially, …

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A New Market for OLED Lighting

by Ken Werner

At the 2016 National Hardware Show held in Las Vegas, May 4-6, the Kickstarter-funded company Alkilu (Los Angeles) won the New Product World Winner prize for aesthetics. The product, called TripLit, is a thin, …

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Foxxum and Cultraview sign Smart TV Pre-integration Deal

by Bob Raikes

Foxxum of Germany has done a deal with Cultraview of China, said to be the world’s leading TV mainboard maker, to ‘pre-integrate’ Foxxum’s Smart TV technology into the boards. This will make it easier …

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by Milos Pavlovic

The Securities Times in China reported that TCL will join with CSOT to establish an 11G LCD/AMOLED fab in Shenzen and with the Shanghai City Government. The total investment plan is estimated at $6.96 …

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LG Adds 21:9 Monitors in US Including 38″

by Bob Raikes

LG Electronics announced in the US and at IFA, three 21:9 monitors. There is a new 38″ curved unit,(model 38UC99) and two 34″ models, one (34UC79G) that is curved, supports 144Hz refresh and is …

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Tablets to Recover Via Convertibles

by Bob Raikes

Although the short term outlook looks weak, with expected year on year growth of -11.5% in volume terms this year, to just 183.4 million units, IDC is optimistic that positive growth will return in …

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OC Showdown and RealBench Challenge Dates Announced

by Isaac Oburu

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) has revealed dates for OC Showdown Formula Series 2016 and RealBench Challenge 2016 that are distinct online gaming competitions open for participants worldwide. OC Showdown Formula Series 2016 Round …

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HP Result 24/08/2016

by Dhruv Dayal Gupta

HP reported Q3 016 net profit of $800 million, up 20% YoY from $700 million. Turnover was $11.9 billion, down 4% Yoy from $12.4 billion.

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Eizo Adds 46″ For IP Video

by Milos Pavlovic

Eizo Japan announced that it has developed a new 46″ monitor for IP camera use that can directly accept IP video and display it with ‘no delay’ to meet the needs of surveillance and …

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Dell/EMC Deal Nearly Done

by Milos Pavlovic

Dell said that it would close its deal to acquire EMC on September 7th and also said that it would change the name of the combined company to Dell Technologies. Approval by China’s Ministry …

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Ultra HD on growth course in Germany

by Milos Pavlovic

The Deutsche TV Plattform and ZVEI trade association have reported that there are now 2 million UltraHD TV sets in the German market, with 25% of sets sold (total 3.3 million) in the first …

Tags:4k| Germany| Large Display Monitor| TV Set Market| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 23 - Issue 34