Vol 23 - Issue 35


iWedia Teatro-3.0 and iWedia Teatro-3.5 Now Available

by Isaac Oburu

iWedia, a company that provides software solutions for TV devices to service operators and consumer electronics manufacturers, has announced during IBC 2016 that its Linux-based Teatro-3.0 software solution for IP-connected zappers on top of …

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Thoughts from IBC on the Broadcast Industry

by Bob Raikes

I know that I am famous among some of my long term readers and subscribers for starting my editorials with a comment that “this has been a busy week”. Well, this one has been …

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Epson and DJI to Create AR Smart Glasses Solutions

by Isaac Oburu

Epson has announced that it has partnered with DJI, maker of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), to create new solutions for the Epson Moverio smart glasses. The Epson Moverio BT-300 AR smart glasses will start …

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VR Headset Sales Flatline

by Norbert Hildebrand

According to the August 2016 Steam hardware survey, adoption of virtual reality headsets in the US market has slowed dramatically. Instead of a runaway success this market segment looks right now more like a …

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More Hungarians Enjoying Digital TV

by Isaac Oburu

NMHH has revealed that more pay-TV homes are now receiving digital services in Hungary. Data provided by top ten providers of pay-TV services showed that the figure was at 73.5% of the subscribers are …

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Digital TV Up in Germany, but Commercial HD Stumbles

by Yvette Raikes

The Digitalisation Report for 2016, published by the German media authorities, says that 35 million (or 92.3%) of German households now receive digital TV services. The percentage is 82.1% of those using cable, the …

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Merck Opens OLED Production Plant

by Yvette Raikes

Germany-based Merck KGaA has invested €30 million in a new OLED production plant, which will give five times the current production volume when used to full capacity. The 3600m² plant has been 14 months …

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Fire TV Voice Search Expanded

by Yvette Raikes

Amazon says that its streaming media player Fire TV is being updated to allow a universal voice search for Netflix, HBO Go and, later, HBO Now. The update will also apply to the Fire …

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Absen in Switzerland

by Isaac Oburu

Absen has announced that Swiss distributor, Telion, will start distributing their LED panels in Switzerland.

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MultiQ Extends Arriva Relationship

by Yvette Raikes

MultiQ is providing Danish bus operator, Arriva, with the IBI digital information system for its buses. Initially the 41 buses on Copenhagen’s busiest route, used by over 20 million passengers a year, are being …

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Seat Uses LG Screens

by Yvette Raikes

Three flagship Seat stores in Germany piloted an interactive digital signage system, which uses LG screens of up to 65″ with quad core SoC processors. As well as being able to access general information, …

Tags:Automotive| Germany| Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| SOCs| Vol 23 - Issue 35

TSMC Updates its Forecast

by Yvette Raikes

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) forecast earlier this year that its annual revenue would grow between 5% and 10% from NT$843.5 billion ($27 billion) last year. The company now thinks that the increase will …

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