Vol 23 - Issue 45


Electronica is Busy

by Bob Raikes

It’s a four years since I attended the biennial Electronica trade show in Munich (it alternates with a show for production automation, called Productronica). Last time, a colleague attended as I was in Rio …

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70% would use a free Netflix with ads

by Bob Raikes

Digitalsmiths, a TiVo company, and specialist in personalised content discovery technology said that based on a survey of 3,100 consumers, many would opt for Netflix or Hulu OTT software if it was free and …

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Heraeus Claims 300,000 Folds for Touch Film

by Bob Raikes

Heraeus, the German creator of specialist materials and coatings, said at the C-Touch event in Shenzen that it has a new material, that it calls conductive polymer Clevios and that is based on PEDOT:PSS …

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BOE Chooses Applied Materials for CVD & PVD

by Bob Raikes

Applied Materials said that its thin film deposition equipment is to be used by BOE at the Chinese company’s G10.5 (3370 x 2940mm) production line. The company said that BOE has ordered ‘multiple’ CVD …

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Exertis Now Distributing Philips Digital Signage Products

by Isaac Oburu

Exertis and Philips have signed a distribution deal that will see Exertis market Philips’ digital signage products in the UK. Exertis pointed out that it now has products from the top four digital signage …

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Kosatec Expands Portfolio

by Isaac Oburu

Kosatec has started distributing AG Neovo monitors in Germany.

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JOLED Plans 21.6″ UHD OLED Production

by Bob Raikes

The Nikkei has reported that JOLED has developed a 21.6″ UltraHD OLED panel that can be made using inkjet technology and with a target of 2018 for volume production, although testing of production has …

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IT Spending in India will Reach $72.4 Billion in 2017

by Bob Raikes

Gartner has said that the outlook for IT spending in India is up and is expected to reach $72.4 billion in 2017. Devices are forecast to grow from $19.75 billion (and 9.5% down on …

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MediaTek is Top Chip Company for Growth

by Bob Raikes

IC Insights reported that five of the top twenty chip suppliers will show growth in 2016, with Nvidia and MediaTek top at 35% and 29% respectively. MediaTek’s growth is the result of its strong …

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Will Samsung Offer Digital Signage in 110″?

by Bob Raikes

Sources in the supply chain suggest that Samsung may have a 110″ version of its Tizen-based digital signage monitors. We were unable to confirm at press time.

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EKT Adds Qarva Client for Fast IP Switching

by Bob Raikes

EKT, which develops STBs and SmartTV solutions (ETK Integrates STB to Smart TVs), is working with Qarva to implement FastSwitch technology from Qarva which is said to accelerate the channel change time for IPTV …

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