Vol 24 - Issue 31


Samsung Seems Non-stick

by Bob Raikes

There were moments this week when it felt as though the issues were of “Samsung Weekly” because of the news before IFA that covered TVs and monitors and the launch of the much anticipated …

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Pioneer/Konica Minolta JV Aims at 2020

by Bob Raikes

We reported on the joint venture between Konica Minolta and Pioneer some months ago (Konica Minolta and Pioneer Establish Automotive OLED J/V) and now the Nikkei Asian Review has reported that the JV is …

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LG Shows OLED Taillight

by Bob Raikes

LG Electronics has posted a video showing an OLED-based taillight concept as it looks to promote its lighting panels as well as displays. LG Display has said that it is planning to come into …

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PC Market On Course for Slight Decline

by Bob Raikes

According to a new forecast from IDC, global shipments of personal computing devices (PCDs), comprised of traditional PCs (a combination of desktop, notebook, and workstations) and tablets (slates and detachables), are expected to continue …

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Roku Boosts its Share in the US

by Bob Raikes

According to research from Parks Associates, in Q1 of 2017, 7% of streaming media players owned by U.S. broadband households were Roku devices, up from one-third in Q1 2016. “Roku emerged early as a …

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WayRay Still Promises AR for the Car

by Norbert Hildebrand

Over a year ago we reported on WayRay, a Swiss start up company that was working on an aftermarket holographic HUD that would change the way future cars would be using head up displays. …

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BrightSign Sells One Millionth Media Player

by Yvette Raikes

Digital Signage media player company BrightSign reached a major milestone this month with the sale of its millionth player. The firm says that this promises to be its most successful year to date.

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Different Use Cases Need Different HMIs

by Bob Raikes

Strategy Analytics has a report on HMIs for sale and said (surprise, surprise!), no one HMI works on every kind of device, user case or context. The firm said that voice is helpful, but …

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BenQ To Preview the SW271 Colour Critical Monitor at IBC

by Bob Raikes

BenQ will show its SW271 monitor at IBC next month, after previewing it at SigGraph. (BenQ Brings New Monitors to Siggraph). The company will be on stand 12.G48 at IBC from 15th–19th September. The …

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Peerless-AV Kiosk is Powered by BrightSign

by Bob Raikes

Peerless US has a new All-in-One Kiosk, powered by a BrightSign media player and intended for indoor use. The resolution is FullHD with 60P video decoding onto a 55″ LCD display which has 6 …

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Germany Celebrates 50 Years of CTV at IFA

by Bob Raikes

The quiet of the summer news cycle has been disrupted this week with the launch of new chips from Intel and the announcement of the Galaxy Note 8 in New York. Next week, IFA …

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IFA Celebrates 50 Years of Colour TV

by Bob Raikes

In an article about the fiftieth anniversary of the start of colour TV transmissions in Germany, which started on 25th August 1967, the GfU said that there were 28 models on the market from …

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