Vol 24 - Issue 40


A Mixed Week for OLED

by Bob Raikes

OLEDs, and, in particular, OLED TV took up a fair amount of my time this week, as I attended the LG OLED Day (which was nearly all about TV) in Munich and spent some …

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The Boogie Board gets Bigger

by Bob Raikes

Just in time for the 2017 holiday season, comes a new electronic writing tool – Blackboard by Boogie Board which uses a concept of ‘Liquid Crystal Paper’. Like every Boogie Board before it, Blackboard …

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Optoma Adds Short Throw Lamp-based Projector Range

by Bob Raikes

Optoma has added a new short throw range for its 515 lamp-based DLP projector series. The new range includes WXGA at 5500 lumens, Full HD 1080p at 5000 lumens and WUXGA at 5500 lumens. …

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Hisense Introduces 100” Laser TV

by Matthew Brennesholtz

On October 24th, Hisense USA held an event in New York at the Harman Store to introduce its 100″ 4K Ultra HD Smart Laser TV. A similar but not identical prototype unit had been …

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Absen Upgrades M2.9 Rental LEDs

by Bob Raikes

Absen has updated its M2.9 rental LED panel, launched a year ago, to the new M2.9 Pro product which is optimised for rental and staging. The new version continues the fast building time, based …

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LG European OLED Day

by Bob Raikes

LG Display held a special “European OLED Day” in Munich, along with seven of its TV partner brands in Europe; B&O, Grundig, LG Electronics, Loewe, Metz, Philips, Toshiba. (Sony was a notable exception – …

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FIFA World Cup to be Produced in Ultra HD and HDR

by Andrew Fenn

FIFA has announced plans to produce all World Cup matches in Ultra HD and HDR next year. Some games will also be recorded in VR and 360° video, for the ultimate immersive sports viewing …

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Microsoft Confirms 48 Games Will Run in Ultra HD on Xbox One X

by Andrew Fenn

Ahead of the launch of the Xbox One X on November 7th, Microsoft has released a comprehensive list of the games that will be available in either Ultra HD resolution, HDR10 High Dynamic Range, …

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5G Gives ZTE Profit Boost

by Yvette Raikes

Chinese telecomms, mobile device and technology provider ZTE Corporation reported net profits for the first nine months of RMB3.9 billion ($588 million), up 37%, on revenue which rose 7% to RMB76.58 billion ($11.5 billion). …

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VR Head-Mounted Displays Will Use WiGig and 5G by 2022

by Andrew Fenn

A new report from ABI Research has predicted that 84% of VR head-mounted displays (HMDs) will use WiGig to connect wirelessly by the year 2022. Using a wired connection with VR can restrict freedom …

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Nab a Monitor at NAB

by Ken Werner

The National Association of Broadcasters’ annual New York meeting (NAB Show NY), held this year October 18-19 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York, is actually not the most obvious show to …

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Barco Projectors Installed at First All-Laser Cinema in Mexico

by Andrew Fenn

Following the news that Barco recently reached a milestone in its development of all-laser cinemas, the firm has announced that the first all-laser multiplex powered by Barco projectors has opened in Mexico. The installation …

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