Vol 23 - Issue 41


The First 50% of a Web Project….

by Bob Raikes

This week, we introduced a new front end for our website that is intended to make our content easier to read online. The displaydaily.com website has all of our content since mid-2014 when Meko …

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Samsung Display Has New PID Website

by Bob Raikes

Samsung Display has announced a new website to promote its panels for Public Information Display applications. The site also provides information for various locations where Samsung Display panels have become popular such as educational …

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Planar Supports University

by Yvette Raikes

Planar has marked becoming the first Sustaining Innovation Partner of Clemson Watt University in South Carolina with a gift of display technology worth over $1 million. The company has supplied 191 interactive LCD displays, …

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Vudu Free Movie Service has Commercials

by Bob Raikes

Vudu, the US service for OTT content that is owned by Walmart, has launched a new service that is based on advertising revenue so that users can watch for free. The service is called …

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Nadershahi Joins Leyard as Chief Scientist

by Bob Raikes

LED industry veteran Nedi Nadershahi, previously CTO of Silicon Core, has joined Leyard as Principal Scientist in its US R&D facility. Nadershahi has also held senior engineering positions with Magnum Semiconductor, Oak Technology and …

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Everlight Boosts LED Capacity

by Bob Raikes

Reports from Taiwan say that increasing demand for small pixel pitch LEDs is increasing strongly and it plans to increase its capacity for LEDs from 600 million to 1 billion per month. Smaller sizes …

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300 ppi is 50% of Smartphones

by Bob Raikes

IHS said that the the share of displays with 300 pixels per inch (ppi) and higher resolution is 50% of the smartphone display market in 2016, and it will rise to 70% by 2023. …

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China to Push Asian SVOD – No Netflix

by Bob Raikes

The Asia Pacific region will have 157.78 million SVOD [subscription video on demand] subscribers by 2021, up from 41.68 million in 2015 and 76.12 million expected by end-2016. The total will be nudging 100 …

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Telia Joins Forces with Netflix

by Yvette Raikes

Netflix has made a regional agreement for the Nordics and Baltics with Telia Company. Telia’s Swedish and Finnish customers will be the first to get access and there will be multiple launches during 2017 …

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Panasonic Brightest Large Venue Laser Projector

by Bob Raikes

Available from October 2016 in both WUXGA (1920 x 1200) and SXGA+ (1400 x 1050), the PT-RZ31K three 0.96″ chip DLP series will be the brightest in the Panasonic projector range with a compact …

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Wikitude’s AR Capabilities Come to Atheer

by Bob Raikes

Atheer and Wikitude have teamed up to enable Wikitude’s capabilities, such as image recognition and tracking, on Atheer’s AiR Glasses and AiR Suite. With this integration, Atheer’s AiR Suite™ software platform enables enterprise customers …

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Flexenable Develops Flexible Fingerprint Sensor

by Bob Raikes

Flexenable said that it has developed a flexible fingerprint sensor with 500 dots per inch (dpi) image resolution in collaboration with ISORG of France and that it is ready for production and is 0.3mm …

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