Vol 24 - Issue 11


VR and AR are Everywhere You Look

by Bob Raikes

This week we seem to have lots of stories about VR and with more to come, as I was at Laval Virtual this week. We’ll have our report next week, mainly in MDM. In …

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Royole Gets Gold Award for its Moon 3D Virtual Mobile Theatre

by Alan Spencer

Royole Corporation has won a gold award in the European product design award competition for its Moon 3D Virtual Mobile Theatre. The award was in the Media and Home Electronics – Consumer Electronics and …

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Samsung to Adopt OLEDs for all Mobile Devices

by Alan Spencer

According to a report in Korea, Samsung has made the decision to adopt OLED displays for all of its tablet devices, as well as increasing the use of OLEDs in its laptops. Currently, Samsung …

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iPhone 6 Tops Shipments in 2016

by Alan Spencer

According to IHS Markit, sales of Apple iPhone 6s beat all competitors in 2016. In the last quarter of 2016, the latest iPhone 7 was the best-seller, followed by the iPhone 7 Plus. This …

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AUO Highlights Curved LCD

by Bob Raikes

Ivan Wu is from AUO and he talked about curved LCD. He compared LCD to OLED in cost, performance, reliability, curved an multi-function. LCD increasingly can challenge OLED in performance. He identified that there …

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Can OLED Damage the LCD Monster?

by Bob Raikes

The next speaker was our own Bob Raikes. His topic was the development of the OLED business and its impact on LCD. He started with a broad overview. The development of flat panels was …

Tags:Electronic Displays & Embedded World 2017| Large Display Monitor| Large LCD Supply| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED Fabs| Vol 24 - Issue 11

JDI Looks at Mobile Display Trends

by Bob Raikes

The third speaker was Holger Gerkens, President of JDI in Europe. He had three topics, Market trends core technologies and future vision. He showed a chart indicating the ‘display market size’, but the chart …

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Friendlyway Adds 86″ Touch Display

by Milos Pavlovic

Friendlyway of Germany has expanded its range of displays with a new 86″ (nearly 2.2m) diagonal display that has integrated 20 finger touch. There are several versions – a flat version for wall mounting …

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Research Concludes That VR Lacks Real Engagement

by Alan Spencer

A recent study from the User Experience Strategies service at Strategy Analytics into VR, concludes that, whilst the VR market is poised for tremendous growth over the next few years, current VR experiences lack …

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Polish Video Users Prefer YouTube

by Alan Spencer

According to a study by PwC, published by Wirtualne Media, people in Poland watch an average of four hours of video content every day, and 62% do so on a mobile device. By far …

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NextGen TV Hub to Showcase ATSC 3.0

by Alan Spencer

The next-generation broadcast TV standard, ATSC 3.0, is now nearing completion and broadcasters and equipment suppliers will be showing their capabilities of the standard in the NextGen TV Hub at the 2017 NAB Show …

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Marshall 7″ On-Camera Monitor V-LCD70W-SH Has SDI

by Bob Raikes

Marshall has announced the V-LCD70W-SH camera-based field monitor with a 7″ 1920 x 1200 LCD with 450 cd/m² of brightness and 1,000:1 contrast. Inputs include HD-SDI and HDMI and there’s an integrated cross converter. …

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