Vol 23 - Issue 38


How to Best Use Flexible OLEDs?

by Bob Raikes

This week’s issues are a little late – apologies for that, but we hope we’ve finally caught up after IFA and IBC. This week we have quite a lot of stories in Mobile Display …

Tags:Apple| Editorial| Flexible Displays| Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Samsung| Vol 23 - Issue 38

Blueboat and Cube Sign Distribution Deal

by Isaac Oburu

Bullboat is now distributing Cube’s pocket projectors in France, Germany, Spain, Sweden and the UK.

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Note 7 to Go Back on Sale

by Bob Raikes

Samsung has restarted supplying Galaxy Note 7 in Korea, from the 28th of September, although sales are not expected to resume so quickly in Europe. Reports say that 80% of the defective units affected …

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LDM Product Roundup – Vol 23 No 38

by Bob Raikes

Amazon announced its latest Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote which is said to be 30% faster than the previous version and costs $39.99 when it ships on October 20th. The device supports …

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Qualcomm Could Acquire NXP Semiconductors

by Yvette Raikes

There have been several recent acquisitions in the chip industry, and another is widely rumoured to be on the cards although neither company will comment. Qualcomm is said to be in talks about buying …

Tags:Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| Qualcomm| Vol 23 - Issue 38

Pixvana Reveals 10K VR Video Player and Publishing Platform ‘Spin’

by Bob Raikes

Pixvana, which is developing cloud-based content creation and has a range of playback software for 360º video, has released its “Spin” platform for publishing and streaming. It also said that it plans to release …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 38

Less Live TV is Watched in in Holland

by Yvette Raikes

Dutch viewers watch, on average, 287 minutes (almost 5 hours) of video, but only 110 minutes of this (38%) is live TV. However growth is slowing in the number of households adding extra services …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Netherlands| Vol 23 - Issue 38

Clear Channel Advertising at Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport

by Isaac Oburu

Clear Channel Finland has installed two 8.7 square metre Absen N4 LED screens at the Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport. The two screens are 54mm thick, have a 4mm pitch and 1000 cd/m² calibrated brightness.

Tags:Absen| Aviation| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Vol 23 - Issue 38

HP Promotes Workstations & Monitors

by Bob Raikes

HP had a meeting room to promote its workstations and monitors for use in content creation for the broadcast industry. We heard about the development of the DreamColor products by HP. Disney was a …

Tags:Colour Critical Monitors| Desktop Monitors| HP Inc| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 38

New Technology Area Round Up

by Bob Raikes

This reporter always enjoy the future technology area at IBC and I often save up visits to the end of a long day. If I get around the ‘moodily-lit STBs’, to quote Paul Gray …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| Autostereo 3D| Flexible Displays| IBC 2016| Large Display Monitor| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Telepresence| Vol 23 - Issue 38

BCom Converts Between SDR and HDR

by Bob Raikes

B<>Com is a French technology institute, based in the high tech area of Rennes (in the same suburb as Technicolor’s R&D facility), with satellite sites in Lannion and Brest, also in Brittany. It has …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| IBC 2016| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 38

SMPTE Webcast on Projector Colour Grading

by Yvette Raikes

SMPTE is holding one of its Emerging Technology webcasts on Thursday 6th October at 1pm EDT, 10am PDT, 5pm UTC and 6pm BST. The theme is Uber Master Creation using an HDR Movie Projector …

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