Vol 24 - Issue 43


Taiwanese Companies Experience Mixed Fortunes

by Yvette Raikes

HTC posted October sales of NT$6.06 billion ($201 million), down 6.8% MoM and 25.8% YoY. This brought turnover for the year to date to NT$52.44 billion ($1.7 billion), a drop of 18.2%. The company …

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BOE to Compete Against Foxconn for a Share in JDI

by Andrew Fenn

According to a report on Chinese-language site Economic Daily News, panel-maker BOE Technology may soon enter a bidding war with Foxconn Electronics to acquire a share in Japan Display (JDI). JDI had previously said …

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ETSI and VRARA Collaborate on Interactive VR/AR Tech

by Andrew Fenn

ETSI and the Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Association (VRARA) will collaborate on interactive VR/AR technologies, to be delivered over high-speed 5G networks and hosted on Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) sites. Alex Reznik, ETSI MEC chairman, …

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Dolby Vision Support for Vestel’s Entire Ultra HD TV Range

by Andrew Fenn

Dolby Laboratories and Vestel have announced that Dolby Vision HDR support is coming to Vestel’s entire range of Ultra HD TVs, including its new OLED line. Of the HDR formats available, Dolby Vision currently …

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Is Improved Scaling the Key to the 8K Content Void?

by Chris Chinnock

I have been thinking more about 8K recently. Many will agree that the increase from 4K to 8K pixels will be of marginal benefit for those watching TVs at standard distances on 65” TVs. …

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Large Panel Makers Have Tough October

by Yvette Raikes

AU Optronics posted October revenue of NT$27.43 billion ($909 million), down 5.6% MoM and 9.9% YoY. This brought turnover for the year to date to NT$287.8 billion ($9.5 billion), up 7.5% from NT$267.7 billion …

Tags:AUO| CPT| Financial Data| Hannstar (Hannspree)| Innolux| Large Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 43

Xbox One X First Impressions

by Andrew Fenn

The latest contender in the battle of Ultra HD and HDR console gaming has entered the ring, and it packs a serious punch. While Nintendo focuses, as per usual, on innovation and substance over …

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Following the VR Plot Line in Education

by Len Scrogan

This is a simple story accompanied by a gaggle of subplots. At a balcony level, the storyline takes us to a VR project underway at a laboratory school, a respected charter school that is …

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