Vol 24 - Issue 18


NexGuard’s Watermarking Used in Hospitality

by Yvette Raikes

Watermarking technology company NexGuard has developed an OTT VOD app for the hospitality sector. Sonifi is using its forensic solution to embed a robust invisible watermark in content delivery of films to hotel guests. …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Pay TV| Security| Vol 24 - Issue 18

Netflix Now Supports HDR Video on Mobiles

by Milos Pavlovic

Netflix has said that it will support HDR on mobile devices, although at the moment this only applies to content viewed on the LG G6, which supports Dolby Vision. It is expected to be …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| Mobile Display Monitor| Netflix| OTT Video| Vol 24 - Issue 18


Acer’s Revenue Sees Small Increase

by Yvette Raikes

Acer’s April turnover has risen 3% YoY to NT$14.43 billion ($477 million). This brought revenue so far this year to NT$70.46 billion ($2.3 billion), slightly up on last year.

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Qualcomm Ships Mid-Range APUs

by Bob Raikes

Qualcomm introduced the 630 and 660 Snapdragon application processors which are updates on the Snapdragon 625 and 653 processors with more power, more features and better connectivity as well as addressing battery life. Performance …

Tags:Chips| Mobile Display Monitor| Qualcomm| Semiconductors| Vol 24 - Issue 18

TSMC Sees Fall in Turnover

by Yvette Raikes

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw a record low in April turnover of NT$56.87 billion ($1.9 billion), down 15% YoY. However, this brought revenue for the first four months to NT$290.79 billion ($9.6 billion), …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Semiconductor Market| TSMC| Vol 24 - Issue 18

Champion’s League Final Will Be Shown in 4K

by Yvette Raikes

Following on previous news about its support for UHD (Vodafone Spain to Introduce UHD), Vodafone Spain will add the Champions League Final to its UHD programming. The match between Real Madrid and Juventus will …

Tags:4k| Large Display Monitor| Spain| Sports and Stadiums| UltraHD| Vodafone| Vol 24 - Issue 18

Awareness of VR Rises

by Yvette Raikes

The concept of Virtual Reality is now known by 92% of people, according to research carried out by VR casino SlotsMillion. Only 23% have actually tried it, most of these only once or twice, …

Tags:Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 18

Beenius Partners Infomir On STBs

by Yvette Raikes

Slovenian interactive TV platform provider Beenius is partnering Ukrainian company Infomir to produce STBs with Android technology aimed at cable and telco firms. The solutions cover IPTV, OTT and DVB-x Hybrid demands. The two …

Tags:Android| Large Display Monitor| STBs| Vol 24 - Issue 18

Retail Digital Signage Expo has Good Visitor Quality

by Bob Raikes

The Retail Digital Signage Expo took place on Monday and Tuesday this week (unusual days) and seemed busy when we visited on the Tuesday. The show is a section of a three event combination …

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ThinFilm Expands in San Jose

by Bob Raikes

We reported on Thinfilm’s new printed electrochromic label last week (ThinFilm Smart Label Starts to Ship) and now we have heard that the company is building a new fab in San Jose, in a …

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Aska3D is not ‘Just Pepper’s Ghost’

by Bob Raikes

We were walking past the booth of Aska 3D and saw what looked like a typical ‘Pepper’s Ghost’ display, which are often described as ‘holographic’, but are not. We then realised that the image …

Tags:Holographic Displays| Large Display Monitor| Retail Digital Signage Expo 2017| Virtual Displays| Vol 24 - Issue 18

Innolux Result 10/05/2017

by Jasmine Kang Sodha

Innolux announced FY17 Q1 result with consolidated revenue of NT$ 86 billion ($2.8 billion) and net profit of NT$ 11.9 billion ($390 million), resulting in a net profit margin of 13.8%. Revenue increased by …

Tags:Financial Data| Innolux| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 18