Vol 24 - Issue 37


Which Way for displays, OLED or MicroLED?

by Bob Raikes

We caught up with quite a lot of the ‘hard news’ this week, although there seemed to be plenty going on! We seem to have backed up quite a few articles that need a …

Tags:Editorial| Large Display Monitor| LCD Fabs| MicroLED| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 24 - Issue 37

Avegant Ships Light Field Display Development Kits for AR & MR

by Bob Raikes

Avegant Corp. announced the availability of its Light Field Display Development Kit for augmented and mixed reality Featuring multiple focal planes, Avegant’s Light Field Display Development Kit is claimed to solve one of mixed …

Tags:AR/VR| Augmented Reality| Mixed Reality| Mobile Display Monitor| Software| Vol 24 - Issue 37

Another LED Installation in LA for Sansi North America

by Andrew Fenn

SNA Displays has announced its partnership with Jamison Services, Hankey Investment Company, Harley Ellis Devereaux and YESCO on Circa, a two 35-story high-rise development currently underway in Los Angeles. SNA partnered with Yesco (now …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LED| Vol 24 - Issue 37

TI Adds Tiny Ambient Sensor

by Bob Raikes

TI has developed a new ultra-thin ambient light sensor that is claimed to reflect the sensitivity of human vision and is said to reject 99% of infrared. The sensor can measure from 0.01 Lux …

Tags:Ambient Sensors| Chips| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| TI (Texas Instruments)| Vol 24 - Issue 37

New Valve Looks Like a Chip!

by Bob Raikes

Nothing to do with displays, but, hey, our editor is a geek that loves guitars so we’re bringing news of a new vacuum tube that looks like a chip that is now freely available …

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 37

Kaon Chooses Vewd SDK for Next-Gen Set-Top-Box

by Andrew Fenn

Vewd, formally known as Opera TV, has announced that its OTT platform has been selected by Korean set-top-box manufacturer Kaon Media for its next generation of STBs. Vewd stated in their announcement that Kaon …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Software| STBs| Vol 24 - Issue 37

PC Monitors Suck – User UN-friendly in So Many Ways

by Jon Peddie

The PC market has been supplying monitors for more than thirty years and you might have thought that, by now, the design would be really well matched to users. No such luck! When installing …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Vol 24 - Issue 37

Korea is Losing to China in Large-Scale LCD Market

by Andrew Fenn

Citing a report from IHS Markit released earlier this week, Business Korea confirmed that China has indeed overtaken South Korea in its large-scale LCD market share. Chinese manufacturer BOE took the number one spot …

Tags:China| Korea| Large Display Monitor| Large LCD Supply| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 37

Foxconn Reveals Location for New $10 Billion Factory

by Andrew Fenn

Foxconn has announced its plans to go ahead with a $10 billion advanced manufacturing facility, having chosen an area in Mount Pleasant in Racine Country, Wisconsin for the site. (It’s Really Going to Happen …

Tags:Foxconn (Honhai)| Large Display Monitor| LCD Fabs| Mobile Display Monitor| USA| Vol 24 - Issue 37

Google Has a Busy Week

by Bob Raikes

Google had a busy week with the release of the new Pixel 2, new members of the Google Home voice systems and a new Google Pixelbook. Both models have OLED displays with the 6″ …

Tags:Chromebooks| Convertible PCs| Google| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Voice Input| Vol 24 - Issue 37

SmartKem Signs Deal with Chinese OLED Firm

by Andrew Fenn

UK-based organic thin film transistor (OTFT) manufacturer SmartKem has entered into a new partnership with an unnamed Chinese TFT-LCD and AMOLED display manufacturer. The new deal will allow the co-development of OTFT-based LCD displays, …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Organic TFTs| Vol 24 - Issue 37

VR Bank Kaufbeuren-Ostallgäu Rolls Out Video Terminals

by Andrew Fenn

Bavarian co-operative bank VR Bank Kaufbeuren-Ostallgäu has begun trialling customer service video terminals at four of its branches. The new terminals are a step up from those currently in use by many banks, that …

Tags:Banking| Germany| Kiosks| Large Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 37