Vol 24 - Issue 14


EIZO Releases New Calibration Sensor for Medical Monitor Use & VIP Adaptor

by Bob Raikes

Eizo has a new UX2 sensor for calibration of its RadiForce medical monitors. It features improved humidity and impact resistance compared to other sensors and comes with a protective cap to prevent the sensor …

Tags:Dicom Medical Calibration| Display Calibration| Eizo| Large Display Monitor| Medical| Video over IP (VIP)| Vol 24 - Issue 14

Global VR Industry Revenues for 2017 to Reach $7.2 Billion

by Alan Spencer

Greenlight Insights has published a research report, in collaboration with the RoadToVR blog, which forecasts that total VR revenues will reach $7.2 billion globally by the end of the year. Some $4.7 billion of …

Tags:Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 14

Android TV is Key but Brings With it Security Concerns

by Alan Spencer

According to a survey by Ovum, 72% of pay-TV providers have Android on their technology roadmaps, but it seems that only half of the providers are willing to pay for the privilege. The survey …

Tags:Android| Large Display Monitor| STBs| Vol 24 - Issue 14

Philips Monitors have 1440 Line Resolution

by Bob Raikes

Philips added two new monitors, the 34″ 349X7FJEW curved (21:9 – 3440 x 144) and 276E8FJAB 27″ WQHD (16:9 – 2560 x 1440) flat monitor. The 349X7FJEW uses a VA LCD with 300 cd/m² …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| MMD (AOC Philips)| Vol 24 - Issue 14

ETRI Work on Graphene Progresses

by Bob Raikes

ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute) in Korea said that it has developed transparent electrodes for OLEDs using graphene. in cooperation with Hanwha Techwin. The substrate size was 370 x 470, although the image …

Tags:Graphene| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 24 - Issue 14

Aixtron Wins OLED Deposition System Order

by Bob Raikes

Aixtron said that it has got an order from a ‘leading’ Asian OLED display maker for a deposition system to be installed later this year. The company claims that its system has the best …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED Fabs| Production Equipment| Vol 24 - Issue 14

Awk Starts Digital Billboard Business in Koblenz

by Bob Raikes

Hat-tip to Invidis for highlighting that Awk Aussenwerbung GmbH has put a new outdoor LED into operation in Koblenz in Germany, the company’s first. The display is 3.46m x 2.44 m with 576 x …

Tags:Germany| Large Display Monitor| LED| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Vol 24 - Issue 14

CHG to Expand Digital Signage and ESL Leasing

by Bob Raikes

CHG-Meridian of Weingarten, Germany put out a press release saying that it plans to offer lease financing for ESLs and LFDs to help clients that want to roll out projects, but want to limit …

Tags:Digital Signage| DOOH| Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 14

Worldwide PCs Sales Dropped 2.4% in Q1 2017

by Bob Raikes

Worldwide PC shipments totalled 62.2 million units in the first quarter of 2017, a 2.4% decline Q1 2016, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. Q1 2017 was the first time since 2007 that …

Tags:IDC| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)| Vol 24 - Issue 14

MSI Reports Increased Revenues

by Jasmine Kang Sodha

Micro-Star International (MSI) reported consolidated revenue of NT$8.8 billion ($286.7 million) for March 2017, indicating an increase of 20.3% on a monthly basis and a 7.1% increase on a yearly basis. The FY17 Q1 …

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AREA Defines Hardware and Software Requirements for AR

by Norbert Hildebrand

AREA (Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance) has published a first draft of hardware and software requirements for augmented reality headsets for use in professional environments. The goal of these ‘functional requirements’ is to help …

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IMax Plans European Expansion

by Alan Spencer

According to a BBC news story, Imax, which owns Odeon among other brands, is to more than double the number of its large screens in European by creating 25 new Imax cinemas over the …

Tags:Europe| IMAX| Large Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 14