Vol 24 - Issue 12


IC09 Vuzix Says Glasses Must be Light & Fashionable

by Bob Raikes

Paul Travers is President and CEO of Vuzix based in Rochester and the company is 20 years old. It has offices in the UK and Japan and investors include Intel Capital. After many years, …

Tags:Augmented Reality| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Mobile Display Monitor| Press Events| SID Display Week 2017| Vol 24 - Issue 12| Vuzix| Waveguide Display

DeX Brings Mobile to the Desktop

by Bob Raikes

This week saw the delayed release of the Samsung S8. It’s, no question, a slick device that does a lot, but it’s hard to see many S7 owners thinking it would be worth an …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Shells| Smartphones| Vol 24 - Issue 12

TV Connect 2017 Round-up

by Bob Raikes

Elemental is a key provider of compression and transcoding systems for broadcasters and was one of the few companies at the show that was demonstrating and taking about HDR. The firm was showing how …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| IPTV| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Skyworth| STBs| TV Connect 2017| Vestel| Vol 24 - Issue 12

HP and Edddison Collaborate on SproutPro Marketing

by Alan Spencer

HP and Edddison technologies, in the US, are to jointly market HP’s Sprout Pro computer with Edddison software. Both the computer and the software will be promoted alongside each other at events, trade shows …

Tags:3D| 3D (Three Dimensions)| 3D software| HP Inc| Large Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 12


E Ink Benefits from Strategic Change

by Jasmine Kang Sodha

E Ink Inc., the leader of the e-paper display supplier market, has reported operating profits for the first time in the last five years. The company credited this change to a deliberate strategic shift …

Tags:E Ink| EPD (Electrophoretic)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 12

Toshiba Votes to Sell Memory Business

by Yvette Raikes

Toshiba shareholders are voting in favour of separating the flash memory business from the rest of the company. The vote will allow the sale of the NAND chip unit which has been valued at …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| toshiba| Vol 24 - Issue 12

Vehicular Displays and SID Display Week

by Ken Werner

As I write this, OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and university researchers are reimagining the automobile. Those reimaginings include a wide variety of displays, including displays that do not yet exist. Already an important market …

Tags:Automotive| SID Display Week 2017| Vol 24 - Issue 12

Healthier Surfaces for Medical Products

by Yvette Raikes

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology (Fraunhofer FEP) has been working for many years on antibacterial coatings for textile and polymeric surfaces. It is now using this technology successfully …

Tags:Back Panel| Events| Fraunhofer| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch| Vol 24 - Issue 12

Sigma Designs Result 29/03/2017

by Jasmine Kang Sodha

Sigma Designs announced FY17 Q4 result with net revenue at $42.7 million and EBITDA loss of $1.3 million. The net revenue has fallen by 17% on yearly basis, while the EBITDA had decreased drastically …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Sigma Designs| Vol 24 - Issue 12

Kramer Can Test HDMI Up to DCI 4K

by Bob Raikes

Kramer has a new tester, the 860 HDMI 18G Signal Generator & Analyzer that can be used to test systems with resolutions up to DCI 4K at 4096 x 2160 at 60Hz (4:4:4). It …

Tags:HDMI| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Test Equipment| UltraHD| Vol 24 - Issue 12

THine Boosts V-by-One Speed

by Bob Raikes

Thine Electronics of Japan has announced the latest V-by-One US interface, which is an extension of the V-by-One HS technology and is designed for UltraHD, 4K and 8K displays. The transmission rate of the …

Tags:Interfaces| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| UltraHD| Vol 24 - Issue 12

Philips QuadHD 27″ Has WCG

by Bob Raikes

MMD has launched a new QuadHD monitor under the Philips brand and with a three narrow bezel design. The 27″ uses a 2560 x 1440 IPS panel with brightness of 350 cd/m² and static …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Philips| Vol 24 - Issue 12| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)