Vol 24 - Issue 34


AG Neovo Showcases Display-Centric Solutions at Security Essen 2018

by Andrew Fenn

AG Neovo will showcase control room and digital signage displays for public transportation environments at this year’s Security Essen trade fair, taking place between September 25th and the 28th at the Messe Essen exhibition …

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JCDecaux Advertising Network Launches at Westgate Oxford

by Andrew Fenn

JCDecaux has announced that the Westgate Shopping Centre in Oxford is now open. JCD has installed a network of digital advertising displays throughout the 800,000m² floor space of the new Westgate Shopping Centre, which …

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IFA & IBC Offer Different Views on the TV Industry

by Bob Raikes

I’m writing this week’s editorial in the press room of IBC – the overload from IFA caused our production of the regular weekly issue to slip so, frustratingly, I have been head down over …

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by Matthew Brennesholtz

In honor of it’s 50th anniversary, Photonics Spectra conducted a poll of its readers. One of the questions was what technologies did the readers believe would be outdated or no longer in use a …

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Wrist-Worn Devices will Continue to Drive the Wearables Market

by Alan Spencer

IDC expects the popularity of wrist-worn devices will continue to drive the wearables market forward, although lesser-known wearable products, such as clothing and earwear, will experience market-beating growth in the years to come. According …

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iTunes Rolling Out UHD and HDR Content

by Andrew Fenn

Following the official announcement of a new Apple TV capable of outputing Ultra HD resolution, Apple has begun to add UHD content to the iTunes Store. (Apple Updates TV Box with UHD & HDR) …

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The State of the Art in HDR Video

by Milos Pavlovic

If you are a regular reader of LDM or MDM, you probably have a good grasp of the state of the art in HDR, but if you are new and are finding the terms …

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Advantech DLoG Offers Mirror Display Option

by Bob Raikes

Advantech DLog has a new mirror display that has a 42.5″ display with FullHD resolution and 450 cd/m². The UTC-542 display is also available with a PCap touch interface and as a regular display …

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Xiaomi Updates Mi Mix and Mi Note phablet

by Bob Raikes

Xiaomi has a new Mi Mix smartphone and a new Mi Note phablet. The new Mi Mix follows the same design concept as the previous version and uses an 18:9 display in a 6″ …

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Samsung Note 8 Pre-Sales Highest Ever for Product Line

by Andrew Fenn

Samsung’s forthcoming phablet, the Note 8, is enjoying the highest pre-order figures the product line has ever seen, achieving 650,000 sales in five days, according to Reuters. Ahead of its release this Friday, the …

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Bodega Smart Kiosks Use Image Recognition

by Andrew Fenn

Bodega, a new start-up by two former Google employees, has raised $2.5 million in its first financing round. The company aims to streamline shopping for non-perishable convenience items like snacks, drinks and household products, …

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NEC Display Partners with Canonical and Screenly on Ubuntu Core

by Damir Lokas

NEC Display Solutions Europe announced a collaboration with Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Core and Screenly, said to be the leading digital signage software solution for Raspberry Pi. This is one of several partnerships …

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