Vol 24 - Issue 37


IHS Markit Presented its Analysis of the Telco Video Business at IBC

by Alan Spencer

At Amsterdam’s annual International Broadcasting Convention tradeshow, IHS Markit presented its analysis on the evolution of the telco video business. As part of the presentation, 50 leading telco video groups were identified by subscription …

Tags:IBC 2017| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Pay TV| Telecomms| TV Reception| Vol 24 - Issue 37


Delta 8K Projector to Enter Production in Second Half of 2018

by Andrew Fenn

Digitimes has reported that Delta Electronics recently demonstrated a prototype of a planned 8K Ultra HD projector, claimed to be a world first. The report also states that Delta plan to enter mass production …

Tags:4k| Delta| Large Display Monitor| Laser Projectors| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Vol 24 - Issue 37

Pay-TV Market in Africa Reaches 23.7 million Subscribers

by Alan Spencer

The latest research from Dataxis, shows a steady expansion of the pay-TV market in Africa. For the second quarter of 2017, the total number of pay-TV subscribers reached approximately 23.7 million, which represents a …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| MEA (Middle East & Africa)| Pay TV| Vol 24 - Issue 37

Young TV Viewers Increasingly Use the Internet and Smartphones to Watch TV

by Alan Spencer

Médiamétrie and Tape Consultancy presented their first half of 2017 review on TV audiences in Europe. Young viewers are continuing to use the Internet to watch programmes but TV sets still remain as the …

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Korea Telecom Now Using Alticast Apex Virtualisation Platform

by Alan Spencer

Alticast has announced that Korea Telecom is using Apex, from Alticast, to deliver a graphics user experience for both linear and on-demand content, completely virtualizing STB functionalities across nearly five million already-deployed IPTV STBs …

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VR goes Corporate at KLM

by Matthew Brennesholtz

Virtual Reality (VR) has become a new corporate tool, at least for KLM Airlines. They have posted a 9:41 VR experience on their website. This 360° video, available for YouTube, iOS and Android, shows …

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Introducing the Cotodama Lyric Speaker

by Arthur Berman

This article is about an “odd” product. (The quotes are mine.) One of several reasons that this product is odd is that it uses a display in a way that seems unique for a …

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NetRange Smart TV Platform Now Available on KTC Devices

by Andrew Fenn

While we were at IFA we missed the news that the company that claims to be “China’s leading manufacturer of flat-panel displays”, KTC, has teamed up with Germany’s NetRange to bring its Smart TV …

Tags:Android| Large Display Monitor| Smart TV| TVs (TV Sets)| Vol 24 - Issue 37

Visionox Signs a High Volume Order with Orbotech

by Bob Raikes

Orbotech Ltd said that it has won business for its optical inspection technology by Yungu (Gu’an) Technology Co., Ltd for its G6 flexible OLED fab which is being backed by Visionox. The new Gen …

Tags:Flexible Displays| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED Fabs| Vol 24 - Issue 37

ABI: Logistics Industry Will Continue to Lead in AR Shipments

by Andrew Fenn

According to a new report by ABI Research, logistics will continue to be the industry leader in augmented reality for enterprise. ABI estimates that logistics will account for 24% of smart glass shipments worldwide, …

Tags:Augmented Reality| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 37

HKC Breaks Ground on Second G8.6 Fab

by Bob Raikes

Chongqing HKC has broken ground on its second G8.6 fab in Chuzhou, China. The plan is to develop this factory to support 120K input substrates per month, but will start with a single 30K …

Tags:China| Large Display Monitor| LCD Fabs| Vol 24 - Issue 37

Vivo to Lead With Qualcomm Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor

by Andrew Fenn

Chinese smartphone vendor, Vivo, has announced that it will be the first in the industry to implement Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors, a new ultrasonic under-display authentication solution capable of detecting fingerprints through OLED panels up …

Tags:Fingerprint Recognition| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 24 - Issue 37