Vol 23 - Issue 42


ATSC 3.0 Tested in Cleveland

by Bob Raikes

The first live ATSC 3.0 broadcast of a major professional sporting event – Major League Baseball’s World Series – has taken place in Cleveland. The experimental station is simulcasting network and local programming from …

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Microsoft Surface Studio PC Innovates in Display

by Bob Raikes

As widely rumoured, Microsoft has announced an innovative new Surface Studio “All-in-One” PC which will be available in “limited quantities” for the holiday period, with broader availability in early 2017. The AIO is available …

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Microsoft To Boost 3D and Mixed Reality

by Bob Raikes

Microsoft announced an upgrade to Windows 10, the Creators Update, due to be available in early 2017 at no charge. The company also announced new initiatives in VR, an upgraded Surface Book and a …

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Veracomp Official Samsung Distributor

by Isaac Oburu

Veracomp has become the official distributor for Samsung Digital Signage solutions in Poland.

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Samsung Result 27/10/2016

by Yvette Raikes

Samsung Electronics posted Q3 net profit of KRW4.54 trillion ($4.0 billion), down from profit last year of KRW5.46 trillion ($4.8 billion), on revenue of KRW47.83 trillion ($41.8 billion), a decrease from KRW51.68 trillion ($45.2 …

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SDC Says VR and AR Markets to Drive OLED Demand

by Bob Raikes

The Korea Herald reported from a display seminar in Korea that Park Won-sang of Samsung Display quoted data from ABI Research that forecasts a growth in smartphone-based VR units from 4 million in 2013 …

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Nova to Use HbbTV for Advertising

by Bob Raikes

Nova TV of the Czech Republic plans to introduce commercials using HbbTV during the autumn. Analyst Comment HbbTV was designed as a system to allow broadcasters to create connections between broadcast content and OTT …

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Crust Pizza Allows Street DJs

by Bob Raikes

JCDecaux posted a video on its Facebook page that used an interactive vinyl poster with a touch surface that can be used to mix and play content from a DJ, Peking Duk. The promotion …

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SES-Imagotag Result 24/10/2016

by Yvette Raikes

French retail and electronic labelling specialist Store Electronic Systems (SES Imagotag) recorded Q3 sales up 38% YoY to €51.4 million ($56.1 million). For the nine months there was turnover of €137.3 million ($149.9 million), …

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Google Announces Jamboard Interactive Meeting Display

by Bob Raikes

Google, not known for hardware, let alone for large displays, surprised us by announcing the Jamboard, a “digital whiteboard” designed for use in collaboration environments. The unit uses a 55″ UltraHD panel and has …

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Smart TV is Key Device for OTT in the US

by Bob Raikes

In 2014, the computer outranked the TV in use among OTT subscribers, but now the TV is the dominant OTT screen, according said Brett Sappington, Senior Director of Research, Parks Associates. “We are clearly …

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20% of LatAm Homes to Pay for SVOD

by Bob Raikes

Nearly a fifth of Latin America’s TV households will pay for an SVOD [subscription video on demand] package by 2021, up from 10.9% by end-2016. Mexico (28.3%), Chile (23.9%) and Argentina (23.5%) will have …

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