Vol 24 - Issue 41


SID Awards Display Week 2019 Business Track to DSCC

by Andrew Fenn

The Society for Information Display (SID) has awarded the organisation and execution of its series of business conferences during its annual Display Week conference and exhibition to Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) for the …

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Fujitsu & Lenovo Make a Deal – Finally!

by Bob Raikes

Just as we were finalising our issue this week, we spotted the news that after some delay from the original concept, Fujitsu and Lenovo have formed a PC Joint Venture. We first reported on …

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Razer Phone Boosts Refresh to 120Hz

by Damir Lokas

Razer unveiled the Razer Phone, an Android smartphone that is designed for game play. The phone has a 5.72″ 2560 x 1440 (QuadHD) IGZO LCD display with 120Hz refresh rate and using an adaptive …

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ABI Research Adds 40 New AR/MR Companies to Ecosystem Tracker

by Andrew Fenn

ABI Research has announced it is adding 40 new companies to its augmented and mixed reality ecosystem tracker. A quarter of these new companies are from China, owing to the significant growth witnessed in …

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Cloud Assists Microsoft

by Yvette Raikes

Microsoft posted Q1 net profits of $6.6 billion, up 16% from $5.7 billion last year, on turnover which rose 12% to $24.5 billion from $21.9 billion. The company said that the strong results were …

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3M Sees Good Third Quarter

by Yvette Raikes

3M announced Q3 net profits of $1.4 billion, up from $1.3 billion a year earlier, on turnover which increased 6% to $8.2 billion from $7.7 billion. For the first three quarters there were profits …

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SMPTE 2017 Looks Forward to 8K

by Bob Raikes

The Society of Motion Picture and TV Engineers (or SMPTE), held its annual Technical Conference in Hollywood from the 23rd to the 26th of October. The event attracted 2,500 registered attendees and there were …

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Apple Fails to Dismiss $5 Million iOS 9 Lawsuit

by Andrew Fenn

Apple’s move to dismiss a putative class action lawsuit against the firm has been denied. A group with over 100 members filed a complaint against the tech giant back in 2015, claiming that the …

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HTC Announces Standalone VR Headset for China

by Andrew Fenn

HTC will launch a standalone VR headset for the China market at this year’s Vive Developer Conference in Beijing on November 14th, according to a report on Chinese VR industry news site YiVian. Translating …

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Microsoft HoloLens Triples its Availability

by Andrew Fenn

Microsoft has launched its HoloLens headset to 29 new European markets, almost tripling the number of countries where the device is available, up to 39. The initial development version of HoloLens launched in the …

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Aibo is Back—Sony Has New Robot Dog

by Andrew Fenn

After over a decade off the market, Sony’s robotic dog companion Aibo is making a comeback. The Aibo reboot uses artificial intelligence to heighten the experience, compared to previous iterations of the device. AI …

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Samsung Electronics Changes Senior Executive Line-Up

by Andrew Fenn

Following the announcement of its new management team earlier this week, Samsung Electronics has also named a number of employees that have been promoted to senior executive roles for their “exceptional contributions”. According to …

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