Vol 24 - Issue 09


Almost Caught Up, on News, at Least

by Bob Raikes

Phew… We managed to get our report out on MWC and also the ECR (European Congress on Radiology) report for LDM done and are very close to ‘being caught up’, at least on news. …

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Large Displays at MWC 2017

by Bob Raikes

We made a big report on the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona for the subscribers to our Mobile Display Monitor newsletter. Dell had a very big presence at the show, but as a …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| MWC 2017| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Transparent Displays| Vol 24 - Issue 09

Microsoft Shows Acer HMD Development Kit

by Bob Raikes

Acer has shown a ‘Mixed Reality Development Edition’ headset based on technology from Microsoft and designed for Windows 10. Acer said at IFA that it would be one of the companies developing the Microsoft …

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‘Bigscreen’ Looking to Virtual Working

by Bob Raikes

As we saw at MWC, companies including Samsung are developing systems to allow multiple computer workspaces in virtual environments (MWC 4YFN Show Buzzes). As well as allowing ‘unlimited’ display size and resolution, the concept …

Tags:AR/VR| Desktop Monitors| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 09

Kateeva Doubles Its Factory Space for OLED Equipment

by Milos Pavlovic

Ink-jet specialist, Kateeva, said that it is planning to double its manufacturing space so that it can meet the demand for its inkjet systems from those wanting to make OLEDs. The move brings the …

Tags:InkJet Deposition| Kateeva| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED Fabs| Vol 24 - Issue 09

Wistron’s February Growth is 22.5% Rise on Year

by Alan Spencer

Last month Wistron shipped 140,000 servers, 200,000 LCD TVs, 800,000 desktops and 500,000 LCD monitors. Revenues for Wistron fell 9.65% in February on month, but rose 22.5% on year to reach US$1.6 billion. Wistron …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 24 - Issue 09

US Streaming Video Viewers Exceeds pay-TV Subscribers

by Alan Spencer

According to new research from the Consumer Technology Association, 68% of video subscribers in the US use free or paid streaming, and for the first time this is now greater than the number of …

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Intel to present Digital Signage Webinar

by Bob Raikes

Intel is to run a webinar on March 16th at 12:30pm ET to discuss key areas of digital experience management. Topics will include: Identifying key touchpoints where retailers can influence customer decisions How to …

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SmallHD Monitors Are Very Bright

by Bob Raikes

SmallHD, a Vitec company, has released two new on-camera field monitors, claimed to be the brightest field monitors available. The 7″ 503 UltraBright and 7″ 703 UltraBright have 2,200 cd/m² and 2,500 cd/m², respectively …

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OLEDs are a “Dream Come True”

by Ross Young

OLEDs are potentially a dream come true to the smartphone industry, enabling manufacturers to raise prices by improving display performance, increasing display sizes and enabling innovative form factors like curved, flexible, foldable, rollable, etc. …

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Microvision Updates on Engine Progress

by Bob Raikes

With its finance results, Microvision updated on the status of its engines. The firm plans to release three new engines in 2017, the small form-factor HD PSE-0403, the interactive enabled PSE-0403sti that integrates 3D …

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Vixs Wins Sharp UHD BD Recorders

by Bob Raikes

Vixs of Toronto, Canada, said that Sharp will use Vixs chips in three new BD Recorder products for Ultra HD Blu-ray. The will be based on the XCode 6800 and XCode 5190 System on …

Tags:Back Panel| Blu-ray| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Semiconductors| Vol 24 - Issue 09