Vol 23 - Issue 49


Ramping up to CES

by Bob Raikes

Hmmm…. It’s one of those horrible days when I have to write a Display Daily and an editorial on the same day. Trying to have two, at least somewhat, original thoughts on the same …

Tags:CES 2017| Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 49

HKC To Expand Panel Making to G11

by Bob Raikes

HKC is planning to build a new fab that will use G11 substrates in China to support supply for the TV industry. The plant is to be built in Kunming, according to some sources, …

Tags:China| Large Display Monitor| Large LCD Supply| LCD Fabs| Vol 23 - Issue 49

Mitsubishi Adds Red Laser for Projectors

by Bob Raikes

Mitsubishi Electric announced a new red laser diode (ML562G85) with a claimed world record output of 2.1W and with 639 nm output and will ship it from 1st February. Mitsubishi said that the challenge …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Laser Phosphor Projectors| LED| Mitsubishi| Vol 23 - Issue 49

In Case You Change Your Mind…

by Matthew Brennesholtz

If you change your mind about things so often you don’t want to have a bumper sticker on your car because it’s harder to change a bumper sticker than your mind, perhaps Talelight has …

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| LCD displays| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 49

Dell Smart Desk Should be at CES

by Bob Raikes

Dell will introduce a ‘Smart Desk’ concept that will compete with products for content creation such as the Windows Surface Studio and the HP Sprout. The system uses dual displays, one that is flat …

Tags:Dell| Large Display Monitor| Pen Input| Vol 23 - Issue 49

Nexell Releases AP with HEVC/VP9 Support

by Bob Raikes

Nexell of Korea has announced a new application processor, the NXP5540 that can support HEVC (H.265) encoding at UltraHD resolution and both VP9 and HEVC decoding at UltraHD at 60fps, using ip from Chips&Media. …

Tags:Chips| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Mobile Processors| Semiconductors| Vol 23 - Issue 49

Vixs Results 14/12/2016

by Jasmine Kang Sodha

ViXS Systems Inc. announced its FY17 Q3 financial results with net sales of $8.3 mn and net loss of $3.0 mn. The net sales recorded a 61% growth over FY16 Q3’s net sales of …

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Spain Planning for 700MHz Release

by Bob Raikes

The Spanish government is working with interested parties to develop plans for the release of the 700MHz band from DTT by 2020 or 2022. The country continues to roll out broadband connectivity and 98% …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Spain| Spectrum Allocation| Terrestrial (DTT)| Vol 23 - Issue 49

Oculus CEO Moves Down to Lead Division

by Yvette Raikes

The CEO of Facebook-owned VR company Oculus, Brendan Iribe, has stepped down to lead the PC VR group within the firm. He said that he missed being involved in new technology and building leading-edge …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Oculus Rift| People| Recruitment & Appointments| Vol 23 - Issue 49

Lenovo Due To Reveal New ThinkPad At CES

by Bob Raikes

Details of an update to the Lenovo X1 ThinkPad has been leaked on an Chinese website. The device is said to be 6% lighter and 8% smaller than last year’s with a 14″ display …

Tags:CES 2017| Large Display Monitor| Lenovo| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 23 - Issue 49

Christie Extreme Series is for Video Walls

by Bob Raikes

Christie has added the Extreme Series to its Aspect family of LCD displays. The new series consists of four models: FHD553-XE (FullHD + 500cd/m²), FHD553-XE-R , FHD553-XE-H (FullHD + 700cd/m²), and FHD553-XE-HR and include …

Tags:Christie| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| Narrow Bezels| Video Walls| Vol 23 - Issue 49

PwC Sees OTT as an Add-on

by Bob Raikes

PwC has found that the rate of cord-cutting in the US has slowed down after surveying 1200 US consumers, and it sees OTT services now developing as add-on to traditional Pay TV, rather than …

Tags:Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Pay TV| USA| Vol 23 - Issue 49