Vol 24 - Issue 39

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A Lot Happening in MicroLED

by Bob Raikes

We were reasonably on time this week and we have plenty of news for you. A software glitch that we didn’t spot at the time meant that a couple of Display Daily articles didn’t …

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Samsung Adds Mounts for Rugged Tablet

by Bob Raikes

Samsung has introduced a rugged tablet for industrial environments, the Galaxy Tab Active2. Suk-Jea Hahn, Executive VP of Samsung Electronics’ Global Mobile B2B Team said: “The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 was built based on …

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Android Oreo has Colour Profile Support

by Bob Raikes

Android 8.0 (Oreo) has been released on the Pixel 2 (and will come on other devices). There has been a big change ‘behind the scenes’ to the architecture to use the same version across …

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Surface Book 2 Ups the Ante on Performance

by Bob Raikes

Microsoft has launched the latest version of its Surface range, the Book 2. The new device uses the latest 8th Generation Intel Core processor and the notebooks now include Nvidia eForce GTX 1050 and …

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New Cineworld in Bracknell Selects Christie Projectors

by Andrew Fenn

Cineworld has partnered with Christie to supply display technology for its new 12-screen multiplex in Bracknell. Eight CP2220 and four CP2230 projectors have been installed in the brand new cinema, as part of Bracknell’s …

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Roku Extends Its Reach in Latin America

by Andrew Fenn

Roku has announcew plans to make its TV platform available to consumers and content providers in Argentina, Central America, Chile, Colombia and Peru. Providers in the region are now free to develop streaming platforms …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Mobile Display Monitor| Roku| Streaming Dongles| Vol 24 - Issue 39

Samsung Completes Qualification of 8nm LPP Process

by Bob Raikes

Samsung said that it has now fully qualified its 8-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology, called 8LPP (Low Power Plus), three months ahead of its plan. The process is said to have 10% lower power …

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Technology Brands Come Out on Top on UK Brand Loyalty Index

by Andrew Fenn

Consumer engagement firm Sodexo has released the UK’s first Brand Loyalty Index, containing data researched by Atomik. 7,000 consumers were surveyed on a range of brands including supermarkets, mobile phone networks, telephone and broadband …

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Reflect Choose PixelFLEX LED Display for Macy’s Brooklyn

by Andrew Fenn

Macy’s in downtown Brooklyn, New York, has employed the services of long-term visual innovation partner Reflect for its latest Digital-Out-of-Home advertising renovation. Reflect chose the FlexLite NXG 3.9mm LED video display from PixelFlex for …

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Gaming Monitor Shipments Up 350% in the First Half of 2017

by Andrew Fenn

New data from IHS Markit has revealed that global shipments of gaming monitors rocketed up by 350% year-on-year in the first half of 2017, reaching 1.1 million units. IHS tracks gaming monitors with a …

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New Technologies Will Drive ICT Spending

by Bob Raikes

IDC said that it expects spending on ICT to grow at twice the rate of GDP because of increase in spending on the IoT, robotics, AR & VR and cognitive computing and AI. Total …

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Dolby Atmos True HD Coming to LG 2017 OLED TVs

by Andrew Fenn

A new software update heading to LG’s 2017 OLED TVs will activate lossless Dolby Atmos True HD playback over HDMI. All 2017 models have been able to decode Dolby Atmos since launch, but it …

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