Vol 24 - Issue 24


Sony Looking at Bezel-less Design for IFA

by Bob Raikes

Rumours from China suggest that Sony will show a new 6″ LCD-based smartphone with an 18:9 aspect ratio and with a ‘bezel less’ design at this year’s IFA. Sony will hold its regular press …

Tags:LCD displays| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| sony| Vol 24 - Issue 24

Anniversaries, Especially For the iPhone

by Bob Raikes

It seems to have been a week with a number of anniversaries. I spent a couple of days at Leti in Grenoble this week, as it celebrated 50 years of R&D in microelectronics and …

Tags:Editorial| iPhone| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 24

Legrand buys Milestone AV

by Bob Raikes

Legrand of France said its US business has agreed to acquire Milestone AV Technologies, a maker of branded AV products including flat panel mounting solutions, projector mounts, projection screens, PTZ cameras, equipment racks and …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Pro AV| USA| Vol 24 - Issue 24

NanoLumens Installs a 360° LED Display

by Alan Spencer

NanoLumens has installed a curved Nixel Series LED display, wrapped around a giant metal baseball that is suspended over a water fountain. The display weighs just under 5,000 pounds (2,268 kg), and is designed …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LED| Vol 24 - Issue 24

HTC Vive & Lenovo To Use Qualcomm Daydream Reference

by Bob Raikes

HTC and Lenovo are building stand alone headsets based on the latest Qualcomm reference design according to the RoadtoVR blog. Qualcomm has released more information about the components in the reference design including the …

Tags:AR/VR| Google| Mobile Display Monitor| Qualcomm| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 24

Philips USB Docking Monitor is VGA Only

by Bob Raikes

MMD has added a new monitor under the Philips brand that supports USB docking. The 241B7QUPEB is a 24″ IPS FullHD monitor with 250 cd/m² and 1,000:1 contrast. The docking us supported through a …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Philips| Vol 24 - Issue 24

Netflix Supports Dolby Vision and Atmos

by Bob Raikes

Netflix has released a new movie, Okja, which supports both Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision, features that will be available on LG’s 2017 OLED TVs, after an update. Dolby Atmos is available via the …

Tags:Dolby Vision| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Netflix| Vol 24 - Issue 24

BT Updates on VR Challenges for Sport

by Bob Raikes

Andrew Gower of BT, quoted in DigitalTVEurope.net, said in a speech at a conference in London, said that BT in the UK is looking for ways to integrate VR into its sports coverage, integrating …

Tags:BT| Mobile Display Monitor| Sports and Stadiums| UK (United Kingdom)| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 24

LG Adds OLED & UHD Hotel TVs & STB

by Bob Raikes

We reported from Infocomm that LG expected to get its OLED TVs into hotels and now at the 2017 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC), LG introduced twenty new UltraHD TV models in …

Tags:Hospitality TVs| Large Display Monitor| OLED TVs| STBs| Vol 24 - Issue 24

AndersDX Launches Circular AMOLED Modules

by Bob Raikes

UK distributor and SI, andersDX, has announced a new 1.3″ circular 360 x 360 AMOLED that is made by Truly Semiconductor. Brightness is 350 cd/m². It is 0.6mm thick and can run from -20° …

Tags:AMOLED| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 24| Wearables

LG 77″ OLED Officially Released

by Bob Raikes

LG has officially announced the 77″ version of its Signature OLED wallpaper TV and that brings the total number of LG OLED TVs on sale in the US at 10. Features include Dolby Atmos …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| OLED TVs| Vol 24 - Issue 24

Abcomrents Adopts Absen

by Bob Raikes

Abcomrents of the US has taken on the Absen X5 LEDs (5.2mm pitch and up to 5,000 cd/m²) for rental. “The Absen X5 LED Tile is absolutely stunning. It’s thin, lightweight, waterproof, and curvable. …

Tags:Absen| Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Rental and Staging| USA| Vol 24 - Issue 24