Vol 24 - Issue 16


Samsung Highlights Positive Industry Performance

by Bob Raikes

This week we hit the start of the results build up part of the quarter and we have lots of financial data and market data. On a global scale, it’s ‘steady as we go’, …

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LG Electronics Result 27/04/2017

by Jasmine Kang Sodha

LG Electronics reported its FY17 Q1 financial result with consolidated sales of KRW 14.7 trillion ($12.9 billion) and operating income of KRW 921.5 billion ($0.81 billion), resulting in an operating margin of 6.3%. The …

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Panel Shipments To Rise in Q2 Ahead of New Products

by Bob Raikes

IHS Markit has released its forecast for panel sales in Q2 and expects a 7% quarter on quarter increase from the poor result of a 9% reduction in Q1. “The increase in shipments has …

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Q1 Smartphones Up Globally

by Bob Raikes

IDC said that 347.4 million smartphones shipped in Q1 of 2017, up 4.3% on Q1 last year, up on the company’s forecast, with Chinese brands driving much of the growth as Huawei, Oppo, and …

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Wien Energie Using A/R for Maintenance

by Bob Raikes

Wien Energie, of Vienna, Austria, is working with ViewAR and using the Microsoft Hololens to study how real time plant data could be useful for repair technicians. The project uses indoor navigation to help …

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Pioneer Teams with troniTAG for ESLs in the UK

by Isaac Oburu

Pioneer Group has announced a partnership for the market leading ESL system by troniTAG (a partner of LG Innotek) for the UK & Ireland, providing turnkey support for retail roll outs in the region. …

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Amazon Echo Look Introduced

by Alan Spencer

Amazon in the US has released a new addition to its Echo range, called the Amazon Echo Look, which is a new Alexa-controlled selfie camera which will actually act as a style assistant. The …

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Three Premium 2017 LCD-TVs Plot Different Paths to Enhanced Performance

by Ken Werner

The white LEDs used in conventional LCD-TV backlight units — which are actually blue LEDs with a broadband yellow phosphor inside the package — produce a white light that has insufficient output and purity …

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bcom Wins NAB Show Technology Innovation Award

by Alan Spencer

The French institute, bcom, has received the Technology Innovation Award at the NAB Show 2017 for its technology to convert SDR (standard dynamic range) content into HDR (high dynamic range) format in real time. …

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Philips Unveils B-line Borderless Monitor Series in MEA

by Bob Raikes

MMD has released new B-Line monitors in the Middle East. The monitors are in three sizes and two resolutions and have borderless designs with PowerSensor presence sensing. Analyst Comment No details were put out …

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Nvidia Shield Can Now Stream 4K Movies

by Alan Spencer

The Nvidia Shield box has received an update that enables it to stream 4K movies from the Google Play Movie store and also enables the built-in Chromecast feature to handle 4K movies. Google started …

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Samsung Result 27/04/2017

by Jasmine Kang Sodha

Samsung announced FY17 Q1 result with group sales of KRW 50.5 trillion ($44.5 billion) and net profit of KRW 7.7 trillion ($6.7 billion), resulting in a healthy net profit margin of 15.2%. The sales …

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