Vol 23 - Issue 34


Bigger Notebooks for Gamers on the Way

by Milos Pavlovic

Taiwanese sources say that Asustek and Acer are looking at introducing high end gaming notebooks with larger, an 18″ display from Asus and a 21″ curved model from Acer. Vendors are optimistic that new …

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TV Panel Volumes Grow in July

by Milos Pavlovic

Witsview in Taiwan has reported TV panel shipments up in July to 22.8 million units, 5% up on June and 2.2% up on July 2015. It gave the following shipment numbers: Panel Maker Volume …

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Bell Canada Puts UHD over Wi-Fi

by Milos Pavlovic

In Canada, Bell said that its new Home Hub 3000 is a fully wireless service that can support ‘4K Whole Home PVR’ from FibeTV. The box supports throughput up to 1 gigabit and has …

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Hisense Selects Seraphic for Vidda Smart TVs

by Milos Pavlovic

Hisense has chosen the Seraphic Sraf HTML5 browser for its Vidda smart TV platform. Hisense claims that it has 19 million active users of its internet-connected TVs. The Vidda platform was designed by Jamdeo …

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Presto Engineering to Host Euro Plugfest in France

by Bob Raikes

Presto Engineering, European Authorized Test Centre specializing in HDMI and HDCP compliance testing, is organizing an International HDMI Plugfest in France. The event will take place in Caen, Normandy, at the Presto Engineering offices …

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Omate Watch Supports Amazon Alexa

by Bob Raikes

Omate, an indiegogo project, announced that its smartwatch would be available in its Limited Edition form from Dec 2016 and will cost $199. Later, it will cost $349. Onate, which raised $ 240,000 in …

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IGEL Adds VMware Blast Extreme to Thin and Zero Clients

by Bob Raikes

Igel Technology, a specialist in thin client systems, said that it had decided to support the VMWare ‘Blast Extreme Protocol’ in its thin clients, zero clients and AIO clients. The VMware Blast Extreme Protocol, …

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Lenovo Starts to Ship OLEDs

by Bob Raikes

Lenovo has started to ship the ThinkPad X1 Yoga with the 2560 x 1440 14″ OLED display that was shown at the CES Show in January. There are two versions, one with a 2.6 …

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PQ Releases Latest US DOOH Forecast

by Bob Raikes

PQ Media said in the ninth installment of the Global Digital Out-of-Home Media Series, that the US DOOH advertising market would grow 9% in 2016, down from 11% growth in 2015 and reaching over …

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Google now lets you explore U.S. National Parks via 360-degree virtual tours

by Milos Pavlovic

Google has created 360 degree ‘virtual tours’ of five US National Parks in Alaska, Hawaii, New Mexico, Utah and Florida. Rangers guide viewers through the parks and are available on iOS and Android devices …

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OTT Service Mobile2Morrow in Benelux

by Isaac Oburu

Mobile2Morrow’s services are now in Netherlands and Belgium. Offering a basic channel package for EUR5.99 per month, the services are available on Apple TV, Android and iOS smart phones. Other channels to be added …

Tags:Belgium| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Netherlands| OTT Video| Vol 23 - Issue 34