Vol 24 - Issue 13


Quirk Logic Improves IQ and Software

by Bob Raikes

QuirkLogic showed us its E Ink-based interactive display system (now called the Quilla) at last year’s Infocomm (we were the first press to see it). Now the system is starting to ship and one …

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Another Inflection Point for Samsung

by Bob Raikes

There was no question about the Samsung story going on the front page. I regularly talk about ‘inflection points’. Cinema is at one this week. At Infocomm in 2015, one of the LED suppliers …

Tags:Cinema| Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Vol 24 - Issue 13

Samsung Surprises with LED at Cinemacon

by Bob Raikes

Samsung has taken the large display industry by surprise by announcing at Cinemacon, a plan to enter the cinema market using small pitch LED displays instead of projection. Samsung’s HDR LED cinema screen. Image: …

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Japan Tablet Shipments Experience Fall for the First Time

by Alan Spencer

While tablets shipments in Japan fell by 9.8% last year, Apple’s iPad still dominates the market. There were 8.51 million tablets shipped in Japan last year, which was a fall of 9.8% compared to …

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ODG Announces Hazardous Location Certified Smartglasses

by Norbert Hildebrand

The Osterhout Design Group announced a new augmented reality headset that allows the user to work in ‘extreme environments’. You can think of it as a ruggedized version of the well known R7 headset. …

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Shanhai Capital Finalises Analogix Purchase

by Bob Raikes

Beijing Shanhai Capital Management Co, Ltd. (Shanhai Capital), said that it has finalised the purchase of Analogix Semiconductor for around $500 million. China Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund Co., Ltd. (China IC Fund) joined …

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Ford & Dassault Systèmes Produce “Mustang over Manhattan”

by Matthew Brennesholtz

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Mustang, Ford did a VR recreation of a stunt they first performed 50 years ago and repeated as part of the 50th anniversary celebration: they put a …

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Call for Papers for Training and Simulation Display Summit

by Bob Raikes

Insight Media has made a call for papers for the 2017 Training & Simulation Display Summit which will be held on Sept. 27-28, 2017 at the Rockwell Collins Simulation and Training Solutions facility in …

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Samsung Sued by Huawei

by Bob Raikes

Samsung has been ordered to pay 80 million Yuan ($11.6m) to Huawei for breaching Huawei patents by a court in Quanzhou, China. The companies are reported to be in a number of court battles …

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Epson Home Cinema 1450 3LCD Projector is Bright

by Bob Raikes

Epson US announced the Home Cinema 1450 projector, a 3LCD unit with 4,200 lumens of 1920 x 1200 output. The projector has contrast of ‘up to’ 15,000:1 and uses a 300W UHE lamp. There …

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Is the Display Business too Big for Any Single Company?

by Bob Raikes

The other day, Norbert pointed out in an article in our subscription newsletter that Apple appears to be trying to develop a display technology, microLED, basically on its own. That’s a very hard thing …

Tags:LCD displays| OLEDs| Vol 24 - Issue 13

ZTE has 360º Camera and Casting Breakthrough

by Bob Raikes

ZTE was showing a new 360º VR capture camera that features live streaming of video. It combines four images to create a stream that can be relayed over both fixed and mobile internet connections. …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| 360 Degree Video| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Streaming Dongles| TV Connect 2017| Vol 24 - Issue 13| ZTE