Vol 23 - Issue 34


‘Jesus VR’ First Public Preview at Venice Film Festival

by Isaac Oburu

The film ‘Jesus VR: The Story of Christ’, which is about the life of Jesus of Nazareth, will feature at this year’s Venice Film Festival. The movie lasts for 90 minutes and has been …

Tags:3D| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 34

Samsung Adds QD Curved Monitors at IFA

by Milos Pavlovic

Samsung has announced two new curved monitors for games players in the run up to IFA, as well as highlighting the 24″ CFG70 announced at Gamescom in Cologne (High Refresh and Fast Response on …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Game Playing| IFA 2016| Large Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 23 - Issue 34

NEC US Provides UHD Kiosk Solution

by Milos Pavlovic

NEC Display Solutions in the US has launched new UHD systems for kiosk applications. The systems include a UHD display in a size from 55″ to 98″, together with a one year subscription for …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| NEC| OPS| Vol 23 - Issue 34

Sunic Systems Enables 2,250 PPI AMOLEDs and FMM OLED TVs

by Milos Pavlovic

The Korean display manufacturing tool maker, Sunic System announced a new manufacturing method that allows to produce high resolution AMOLED displays using fine metal masks (FMM). While metal masks have been used in AMOLED …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 34

HDR Production Needs Monitoring Tools – Tektronix has a Solution

by Chris Chinnock

Capture and production of HDR content is a hot topic of discussion – and we expect a great deal of developments at IBC shortly. But how do you know you are capturing signals correctly? …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| IBC 2016| Vol 23 - Issue 34| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

VR And AR Markets to Grow Says CSS

by Bob Raikes

Market researcher, CCS, predicts that the sales of VR headsets will reach 16.5 million this year, valued at over $500 million, with sales growing to 72 million by 2020. That number includes smartphone VR …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 34

Philips Adds 40″ Curved Monitor at IFA

by Bob Raikes

Philips (MMD) said that it would show a 40″ curved monitor at the IFA show. The monitor has UltraHD resolution and the company also emphasised the narrow borders of the monitor. The company will …

Tags:Curved Displays| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| MMD (AOC Philips)| Vol 23 - Issue 34

Damn Lies, ANSI Lumens and Resolutions

by Bob Raikes

There’s an old joke among people in the display industry about “Lies, damn lies, statistics … and ANSI lumens”. Sometimes it seems that it doesn’t matter what you do, specifications get bent and stretched …

Tags:ICDM| Resolution| Vol 23 - Issue 34

ETSI Updates HbbTV

by Isaac Oburu

The new HbbTV 2.0.1, a new version of HbbTV 2.0, has been published and is said to meet ETSI standards and is expected to launch in Q4 16. It’s official name is TS 102 …

Tags:DTV| HbbTV| Large Display Monitor| Standards| Vol 23 - Issue 34

Sky Deutschland launches new OTT platform

by Milos Pavlovic

Sky Deutschland has replaced its Sky Online service with a new OTT video service that is available without a long term contract on a daily, weekly or monthly basis in Germany and Austria. It …

Tags:Austria| Germany| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Sky| Vol 23 - Issue 34

Astral Now Leads Airport DOOH in Canada

by Milos Pavlovic

Astral out of Home (owned by Bell Media) claims to now be the market leader in the DOOH segment in Canada’s airport advertising market, having added the rights for the advertising in Toronto airport …

Tags:DOOH| Large Display Monitor| North America| Vol 23 - Issue 34

NCR Wins Kuwait ATMs

by Isaac Oburu

NCR was was contracted to supply and install 300 ATMs for Kuwait Finance House (KFH). NCR APATRA software was used for the infrastructure as well as NCR’s Branch Effectiveness Modeling (BEM) that has tools …

Tags:ATMs| Back Panel| Kiosks| Large Display Monitor| MEA (Middle East & Africa)| Vol 23 - Issue 34