Vol 24 - Issue 41


SES Reports Steady Progress

by Yvette Raikes

Satellite operator SES S.A. recorded Q3 net profits of €108.8 million ($126.6 million), down from €628.2 million ($730.9 million) in the year-ago quarter, on turnover which fell to €478.5 million ($556.7 million) from €533.3 …

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ViewSonic Joins Logitech Collaboration Program

by Andrew Fenn

ViewSonic has announced that it has joined the Logitech Collaboration Program’s Complementary Technology Provider track as an integration partner. The ViewSonic IFP7550 LED Ultra HD multi-touch digital whiteboard. The partnership will combine Logitech’s product …

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Eutelsat Result 27/10/2017

by Yvette Raikes

Satellite operator Eutelsat Communications reported Q1 turnover of €349.1 million ($406.2 million), down 7.8% from €378.7 million ($440.6 million) a year ago. The company said that this was in line with expectations and reflected …

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ZetaDisplay Acquires QYN for $9.81 Million

by Andrew Fenn

ZetaDisplay has expanded its digital signage portfolio by buying another firm, Dutch provider QYN, for 82.3 million SEK ($9.81 million). Before the acquisition, QYN was a subsidiary of KPN and a partner of the …

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Innolux Director Predicts Steady Year in 2018

by Andrew Fenn

Digitimes reports that Innolux’s General Director, Yang Chiu-lien, has predicted that 2018 will be a “steady year” financially for the firm and celebrated 2017 as “generally a great one for the panel industry”. Yang …

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Netflix and Amazon Struggling in MENA VoD Market

by Andrew Fenn

According to new data coming from IHS Markit, Netflix and Amazon Prime Video are struggling to compete with local video on-demand providers in the MENA region. According to IHS Markit’s Home Entertainment Research Analyst, …

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Highlights from the 2017 SMPTE Conference

by Chris Chinnock

As has been the case for several years, the SMPTE conference was held above the Dolby Theater in Hollywood California. There was a record turnout this year and because of the growth of the …

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Royole Moon 3D Mobile Theater Takes Home German Design Award

by Andrew Fenn

Royole Corporation’s Moon 3D Mobile Theater HMD has been named as a winner in the Entertainment category of the 2018 German Design Awards. The German Design Awards began in 2012, with 1,500 entrants. This …

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Dish Hands Free TV Brings Alexa Voice Control to Whole Home

by Andrew Fenn

Dish has extended its Hands Free TV functionality to Joey clients, allowing users to control their TVs with Amazon Echo’s Alexa voice recognition in any room of their house. Amazon Echo support was integrated …

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Globe Streamwatch is Latest Roku Powered Partner

by Andrew Fenn

Philippines-based telecoms operator, Globe, is using the Roku platform to deliver its Streamwatch player in its home country. Under the “Roku Powered” licensing agreement, Globe will launch Streamwatch in the Philippines next month, taking …

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Van Domburg Now Distributing LedGo Interior Panels

by Andrew Fenn

AV distributor Van Domburg has expanded its digital signage portfolio, signing a new distribution deal with LedGo for the Netherlands. Van Domburg is now authorised to distribute LedGo’s Interior Panels; square, high-resolution LED displays …

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ProTec Can Transfer MicroLEDs Quickly

by Bob Raikes

Protec Carrier Systems GmbH of Siegen, Germany put out a press release about its electrostatic chuck technology which can be used for MicroLED carriage and placing, so we contacted the firm and had a …

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