Vol 24 - Issue 28


Four Models Added to the Optoma DuraCore Laser Projector Range

by Bob Raikes

Optoma has expanded its range of DuraCore laser ProScene projectors for the professional installation market with the launch of four new high-specification projectors – the ZU500T, ZH500T, ZW500T and the short throw ZU500TST. The …

Tags:DLP Projectors| Large Display Monitor| Laser Phosphor Projectors| Optoma| Vol 24 - Issue 28

UK-Based Japanese Restaurant Switches to Digital Menu Boards

by Andrew Fenn

Japanese restaurant chain Wasabi has digitised its menu boards across seven of its London locations. Pioneer Group was enlisted to install the displays across five of Wasabi’s concession stores in partnership with Marks & …

Tags:Digital Signage| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| QSRs & Menu Boards| Vol 24 - Issue 28

TCL Launches “Reimagined” Smartphone Portfolio with Alcatel 5V

by Andrew Fenn

TCL Communication has launched the Alcatel 5V, which the company describes as the flagship of its reimagined smartphone portfolio. The device features a 6.2″ LCD display in a notch design, with a 720 × …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| TCL| Vol 24 - Issue 28

Samsung TVs and Quantum Dots

by Bob Raikes

We struggled to find a front page story this week for LDM, although we probably had too many for MDM. However, we managed to find something! While the switch to OLED is gathering momentum …

Tags:Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED TVs| Quantum Dots| Samsung| Vol 24 - Issue 28

LG Confirms Display Details for V30

by Bob Raikes

LG has said that its next flagship smartphone, the V30 phablet. It will use a 6″ 18:9 plastic AMOLED with curved edges like the Samsung Edge and with 2880 x 1440 resolution. The colour …

Tags:AMOLED| LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 24 - Issue 28

Rumoured Specs and Design for Google Pixel Successors

by Andrew Fenn

Ahead of an official announcement later in the year, various unconfirmed details of the new Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 have been leaked on the web. Design-wise, it is anticipated that the …

Tags:Google| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 24 - Issue 28

Samsung Leader 8 Flip Phone Exclusive to China

by Andrew Fenn

Flip phones are about to make a comeback, albeit only in China, with the Samsung Leader 8. This modern take on the classic flip style features two 4.2″ Full HD Super AMOLED displays on …

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Garmin Results 04/08/2017

by Jasmine Kang Sodha

Garmin announced its FY17 Q2 result with revenues of $817 million and operating income of $208 million. The quarterly revenues increased by 1% on a yearly basis while the operating margin increased from 24.7% …

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IHS: Samsung and Apple Lead 7% Smartphone Market Growth

by Andrew Fenn

New data released by IHS Markit reveals that the global smartphone market grew from 320 million units this time last year, to 350.9 million units in Q2 2017, representing a year-on-year growth of 7%. …

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HannStar Display Results 04/08/2017

by Jasmine Kang Sodha

HannStar Display announced its FY17 Q2 results with revenues of NT$4.7 billion ($155.9 million) and net profits of NT$1.04 billion ($34.4 million), resulting in a net margin of 25.7%. Revenues declined by 24.0% on …

Tags:Hannstar (Hannspree)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 28

Video Released of Dubai OLED

by Bob Raikes

In our round up from the Munich Digital Signage Summit a few weeks ago, we mentioned a new video wall that has been developed in Dubai that uses 820 55″ OLEDs in a 41 …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LED| MEA (Middle East & Africa)| OLEDs| Transparent Displays| Video Walls| Vol 24 - Issue 28

Changi Uses LEDs to Entertain Travellers

by Bob Raikes

Changi Airport in Singapore has installed a 70 m small pitch LED video wall display in the security screen area of Terminal 4. The content consists of a fifty minute custom video of 17 …

Tags:DOOH| Large Display Monitor| LED| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Vol 24 - Issue 28