Vol 24 - Issue 27


BBC Three Covering Major eSports Tournament

by Andrew Fenn

The BBC will be showing coverage of the Gfinity Elite Series of eSports on BBC Three online every weekend for the next six weeks. BBC 3 is an online channel only. The news marks …

Tags:Back Panel| BBC| eSports| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 24 - Issue 27

Foxconn, LG & Samsung, and Netflix on Holiday…

by Bob Raikes

We had our annual publishing break last week, and it looked as though we timed it well, with two big supply chain announcements from Foxconn and LG Display and with huge profits from Samsung, …

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Eutelsat Result 27/07/2017

by Jasmine Kang Sodha

Eutelsat announced its FY17 Q2 results with revenues of €1.48 billion ($1.73 billion) and EBITDA of €1.16 billion ($1.36 billion), resulting in an EBITDA margin of 77%. The net income was €351.8 million ($411.6 …

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Tripleplay to Implement Digital Signage and IPTV for Atletico Madrid

by Alan Spencer

UK-based, Tripleplay has been chosen by Atlético de Madrid to implement digital signage screens and IPTV screens in the 68,000 capacity, Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid. In total, there will be over 300 screens …

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Samsung Result 27/7/2017

by Jasmine Kang Sodha

Samsung announced FY17 Q2 results with revenues of KRW 61.00 trillion ($54.3 billion) and operating profit of KRW 14.07 trillion ($12.5 billion), resulting in a margin of 23%. Revenues jumped by 20% on a …

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Moto Z2 Force Hits Screen Scratch Issue

by Bob Raikes

Lenovo’s Moto brand has had good news and bad news. Its Z2 Force Android smartphone is reported to be available from all of the four major US mobile operators. The company said that the …

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Absen’s A27 Series is for Fixed Installations – Attacks 55″ LCDs

by Isaac Oburu

Absen has launched the new A27 series of small pitch LEDs for fixed installations which has a 27.5″ diagonal in 16:9 aspect ratio, meaning that four cabinets can be used to replace a 55″ …

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It’s Really Going to Happen – LCD Making to Come to the US!

by Bob Raikes

With a flurry of activity in the US media, Foxconn’s Terry Gou, with support from politicians up to Donald Trump, has announced that the company will build an LCD fab in the USA. Foxconn …

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3M Results 27/07/2017

by Jasmine Kang Sodha

3M announced its FY17 Q2 result with revenue of $7.8 billion and operating profit of $2.2 billion, resulting in operating margin of 28%. The revenue increased by 1.9% on a yearly basis while the …

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Oculus 1.17 Will Integrate SteamVR Games

by Andrew Fenn

The forthcoming 1.17 software update for Oculus will allow consumers to launch SteamVR games from Oculus Home. At the moment, Oculus users are required to launch SteamVR and Oculus Store titles from their respective …

Tags:AR/VR| Game Playing| Mobile Display Monitor| Oculus VR| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 27

LG Display is Top for TV Panels in 1H 2017

by Bob Raikes

Taiwanese market research company, Witsview, said that there were 123.35 million TV LCD panels shipped on the first half of 2017, a fractional drop of 0.1% compared to last year. Samsung Display was down …

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Foxconn Plans a $10 billion LCD factory in Wisconsin

by Milos Pavlovic

Foxconn has confirmed its Plans to Build a $10 billion LCD fab in Wisconsin in the USA. For more, see the article inside. (It’s Really Going to Happen – LCD Making to Come to …

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