Vol 23 - Issue 35


Hydis Joins with Tianma but Sees Revenue Downturn

by Yvette Raikes

Hydis Technologies, Korea-based subsidiary of electronic paper maker E Ink Holdings (EIH), and China-based Tianma Micro-electronics have agreed to cross-license TFT-LCD patents. Hydis licenses fringe field switching (FFS) wide viewing-angle technology to Tianma for …

Tags:E Ink| FFS| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 23 - Issue 35


Apple Looks to MediaTek for Wireless Charging

by Yvette Raikes

According to China’s Economic Daily News, Apple has asked Mediatek to quote for wireless charging chips for an iPhone case. Creating peripherals, such as cases, for wireless charging would be a new move for …

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Samsung Gear VR 2015 Model Now $60

by Milos Pavlovic

The Samsung Gear VR 2015 model is now selling for $60 and is available through Amazon Prime. It is compatible with the Note 5, S6 Edge+, S6, S6 Edge, S7, and S7 Edge. See …

Tags:3D| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 35

US Households Embrace More OTT

by Isaac Oburu

Parks Associates has conducted a research on the OTT Video Market Tracker service and has reveled that Netflix, WWE Network, and Hulu have the highest Net Promoter Scores compared to other video services in …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| USA| Vol 23 - Issue 35

Beta Adds Philips for Signage

by Isaac Oburu

Beta Distribution has announced that it has entered into a distribution deal with Philips (MMD) to distribute its large format display solutions. The company will also offer content services that resellers can exploit.

Tags:Distribution| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| MMD (AOC Philips)| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 23 - Issue 35

Sony Removes YouTube App From Older TVs

by Isaac Oburu

Sony has announced that they will remove the YouTube app on Sony internet-enabled 2012 TVs following changes by YouTube that can’t be supported by the TV’s hardware. YouTube switched from using the Flash Player …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| Smart TV| Vol 23 - Issue 35

Distec Add Tianma NLT Screens to Portfolio

by Isaac Oburu

Distec of Germany will start distributing the Tainma NLT screens in the range of 5.7″ to 19″. The deal is a by-product of the acquisition of Fortec Ag by Distec.

Tags:Distribution| Germany| Industrial Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 35

Passenger TV Doubles Coverage

by Yvette Raikes

MVG, the Munich travel company, working with marketing firm MC R&D, has doubled screen coverage of its passenger TV service, it said in a press release. Until now the service has been available on …

Tags:DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Transport| Vol 23 - Issue 35

Automotive Display Panel Shipments to Go Up – needs pic

by Yvette Raikes

Thanks to the greater number of display panels in cars, automotive display panel shipments worldwide will rise from 157 million panels in 2015 to 207 million units in 2019, according to Digitimes Research, giving …

Tags:Automotive| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 35

Google Plans October Hardware Announcement

by Yvette Raikes

Google is said to be preparing to announce new hardware updates on October 4th. The company plans to present two smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL, a 4K Chromecast and more details on the …

Tags:Chrome| Google| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Streaming Dongles| Vol 23 - Issue 35

Smartphone Forecast Drops as Competition Builds

by Steve Sechrist

For the second time in three months market research firm IDC cut its smartphone forecast amid maturing world-wide markets as competitive forces continue to build in the space. New research released this week from …

Tags:Apple| Huawei| Market Data| Patents| R&D (Research & Development)| Samsung| Smartphone Market| Vol 23 - Issue 35

Newsflash – Hanjin Failure May Mean Bad Xmas for Samsung & LG Buyers!

by Bob Raikes

We don’t normally bring out a Display Daily at the weekend, but we thought you’d appreciate a ‘heads up’ on a big story that’s causing a buzz among those ‘in the loop’ at IFA. …

Tags:IFA 2016| LG Electronics (LGE)| Samsung| TV Set Market| Vol 23 - Issue 35