Vol 24 - Issue 22


SID’s Done – time for Infocomm

by Bob Raikes

Phew, that was a busy week. We finished the mammoth SID report, which was a relief and thanks to all of the team that contributed. (We had a problem with some of the mailouts …

Tags:Editorial| Infocomm 2017| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| SID Display Week 2017| Vol 24 - Issue 22

Chinese OLED Production Forecast

by Bob Raikes

Digitimes Research has released its forecast for the growth of AMOLED manufacturing in China. Seven China-based panel makers have been expanding existing or setting up new AMOLED production capacities, with the total annual capacity …

Tags:China| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED Fabs| Vol 24 - Issue 22

Samsung Has 32:9 Gaming Monitor

by Bob Raikes

Samsung announced new CHG90 and CHG70 curved quantum dot LCD monitors for gamers and all supporting the AMD FreeSync 2 technology for frame rate control. The monitors have support for 95% of DCI-P3 and …

Tags:Curved Displays| Desktop Monitors| Game Playing| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Samsung| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| Vol 24 - Issue 22

Sofitel Use of Microtiles Confirmed

by Bob Raikes

We reported on a project in the Sofitel Paris Baltimore a few weeks ago (Paris Hotel Installs Video Wall for Guests) and suggested that the display looked like Christie’s MicroTiles and now a press …

Tags:Christie| Hospitality Displays| Large Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 22

intu To Use Landscape/Portrait Displays

by Bob Raikes

Intu, a UK developer and owner of shopping malls and retail centres and the company has said that it is installing eight Epoch displays from ADI that will be rotatable between landscape and portrait …

Tags:DOOH| Large Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 24 - Issue 22

Peerless Outdoor TVs Now in UHD

by Bob Raikes

Peerless-AV in the US has announced the latest line of all-season outdoor TVs, the UltraView UHD Outdoor TV. The TVs are equipped with UltraHD resolution and are intended to provide a crisp, clear picture, …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Outdoor Displays| Peerless AV| TV Set Market| Vol 24 - Issue 22


OneLAN Appointed by NEC

by Bob Raikes

OneLAN has been appointed by NEC in the US as a strategic software integration partner which will cover its content, network and device management software, to its meeting room booking solutions. OneLAN also supports …

Tags:Digital Signage Software| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| NEC| Vol 24 - Issue 22

ZetaDisplay To Acquire Seasam

by Bob Raikes

Nordic digital signage company, ZetaDisplay, has bought Finnish specialist Seasam for $5 million in cash and financed by news loans and new common shares in ZetaDisplay. Seasam has over 1100 sites in Finland and …

Tags:Digital Signage| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Nordics| Vol 24 - Issue 22

PSCo takes on Epson’s Laser Projectors

by Bob Raikes

The PSCo division of Midwich has signed an exclusive distribution deal for its laser-based installation projectors for the UK. PSCo runs a rental business and will invest in inventory for that use as well …

Tags:Distribution| Epson| Large Display Monitor| Midwich plc| Vol 24 - Issue 22

JDI to Defer JOLED Acquisition

by Bob Raikes

JDI said this week that it would delay its investment in JOLED until 2018 after originally planning to buy a large stake this year. The date of the acquisition will be decided by the …

Tags:Japan Display Inc (JDI)| JOLED| Large Display Monitor| Medical| Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| sony| Vol 24 - Issue 22


Apple Adopts HEVC Across the Range

by Bob Raikes

Apple said at its developer’s conference that it would update the tvOS used on the Apple TV and will include new features including support for the HEVC codec, on Apple TVs from version 4. …

Tags:Apple| HEVC (H.265)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 22


AUO revenues up slightly in May

by Bob Raikes

AUO saw revenues in May up 1% up on April and 4.7% up on May 2016. The company sold 9.15 million large LCDs in May, up 5.7% on April. Small medium panel shipments were …

Tags:AUO| Large Display Monitor| Large LCD Supply| Mobile Display Monitor| Small Medium Panel Supply| Vol 24 - Issue 22