Vol 24 - Issue 20


Display Week Buzzes with New Technology

by Bob Raikes

Phew! It’s been a busy week with the SID Display Week plus some admin issues – not quite the full Wannacry or BA IT disaster, but I had the joy of helping our IT …

Tags:Editorial| Flexible Displays| Large Display Monitor| MicroLED| Mobile Display Monitor| Quantum Dots| SID Display Week 2017| Vol 24 - Issue 20

US Army Shows Off Augmented Reality Device / HUD

by Norbert Hildebrand

During a demonstration day (Pentagon’s Lab Day) organized by the various research organizations of the US military, they showed off a new device called TAR (tactical augmented reality) headset that is being developed internally …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Head Up Displays HUDs| Microdisplays| Military & Defence| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 20

New HTC Link VR Headset Available only in Japan

by Bob Raikes

HTC has shown a new VR headset that uses the U11 smartphone (HTC U11 Beats Google Pixel) for processing and includes a 6DOF tracking system. A stereo camera is supplied for tracking purposes and …

Tags:Asus| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 20

Lenovo Result 25/05/2017

by Jasmine Kang Sodha

Lenovo announced its FY17 annual and FY17 Q4 results with annual revenue at $43.0 billion and net profit at $535.0 million resulting in a net profit margin of 1.2%. The Q4 results indicated $9.6 …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Lenovo| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 20

Apple Rumoured to Start MicroLED Production

by Bob Raikes

Digitimes has reported that Apple is planning some low volume production at its R&D plant in Taoyuan, Taiwan which we have previously reported is looking at making 6″ wafers. (Micro-LEDs on Wearables by 2018). …

Tags:Apple| MicroLED| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 20

LDM V24 #20 Product Round-up

by Bob Raikes

HP has announced an HP Thin Client Conversion Suite that is intended to turn older PCs into thin client terminals. HP Thin Client Conversion Suite includes: HP Write Manager has an all-new design intended …

Tags:HP Inc| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| Thin Clients| ViewSonic| Vol 24 - Issue 20

Notebook Market to Grow in 2019

by Bob Raikes

Worldwide shipments of personal computing devices (PCDs), comprised of traditional PCs (a combination of desktop, notebook, and workstations) and tablets (slates and detachables), are forecast to decline from a total of 435.0 million units …

Tags:IDC| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 24 - Issue 20

Comcast Starts HDR Roll Out

by Bob Raikes

Comcast has started to deploy a new DVR for its X1 platform that can support UltraHD and HDR 10 to new customers. The box is made by Arris and includes an HDMI input as …

Tags:4k| Comcast| Large Display Monitor| STBs| USA| Vol 24 - Issue 20

Seraphic and IRT show latest HbbTV 2 Features

by Milos Pavlovic

Seraphic said at the Broadcast Asia event in Singapore that it is now supporting HbbTV 2.0.1 and showed features including casting and synchronisation (Opera TV Works with BBC on HbbTV Synchronisation). Seraphic claims that …

Tags:HbbTV| Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| Vol 24 - Issue 20

Viaccess-Orca Acquires Squadeo

by Bob Raikes

Viaccess-Orca, which provides protection and enhancement of content services, said that it has acquired Squadeo, a global provider of secure cross-platform OTT premium video solutions for the TV industry. The integration of Squadeo’s multimedia …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Pay TV| Security| Vol 24 - Issue 20

Photokina To Go Annual – Moves to May

by Bob Raikes

Photokina has bowed to the inevitable and moved to an annual cycle. It will move away from its traditional September timing to May. The 2018 show will be shorter, although that one will still …

Tags:Back Panel| Germany| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Museums & Exhibitions| Vol 24 - Issue 20

Panono 360 Camera Maker Fails

by Bob Raikes

A Germany-based Indiegogo project being developing a 360º camera, that created 108MP images, has filed for liquidation, although the group raised $1.25 million back in 2013. The planned shipment date was in 2014, but …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| AR/VR| Mobile Display Monitor| Reorganisation & Restructuring| Vol 24 - Issue 20