Vol 24 - Issue 44


Smarter Smart Watches Are Finally Selling…

by Ken Werner

For years, smartwatches seemed like a solution for no detectable problem. After all, they did nothing your smartphone couldn’t do, and what they did do was often not very convenient for the user. And …

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ABI: Enterprise VR Training Services to Generate $6.3 billion in 2022

by Andrew Fenn

ABI Research predicts that the VR training market will generate $216 million in 2018 and grow to $6.3 billion in 2022. Khin Sandi Lynn, an industry analyst at ABI Research, said: “In heavy industries, …

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VakifBank Upgrades Diebold Nixdorf ATMs

by Andrew Fenn

Turkey’s VakifBank is expanding the functionality of its self-service channel by introducing new software and cash recycling systems from Diebold Nixdorf. Diebold Nixdorf’s CS 9900 cash recycling system. According to the press release, the …

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HbbTV Starts Application Discovery Service

by Bob Raikes

RadioDNS and HbbTV announced that RadioDNS has implemented support for HbbTV’s “Application Discovery over Broadband” specification. This new functionality is intended to benefit consumers that live in markets where the existing HbbTV triggers are …

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Continental HUD with DMD Technology Goes into Production

by Andrew Fenn

Automotive manufacturer Lincoln Motor Company, a division of Ford Motor Company, is putting Continental’s head-up display (HUD) with digital micromirror device (DMD) technology into production for the first time. The solution from the technology …

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Samsung Releases Video for Configurator

by Bob Raikes

Samsung has released a new configurator for its LED and video wall products that can be used on a tablet. The company showed how it works, below. The company said that “your friends will …

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Teledyne LeCroy to Run Essentials of HDMI 2.1 Protocols Webinar

by Andrew Fenn

Teledyne LeCroy will be running an HDMI 2.1 webinar on Tuesday 19th December, from 6 PM to 6:45 PM GMT. According to the press release, “the Essentials of HDMI 2.1 Protocols webinar will provide …

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Delta Named as a Best Taiwan Global Brand

by Bob Raikes

Delta said that it has been listed in the top 20 Taiwanese global brands list for the seventh consecutive year, and compiled by Interbrand, as it came in at #15. The brand was valued …

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6-DoF Standalone VR Headset Next for Samsung

by Bob Raikes

Samsung has teased developers at its recent conference by suggesting that its next VR headset will have inside-out tracking and six degrees of freedom (DoF) control. Analyst Comment This combination would effectively take the …

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UHD DLP projector from BenQ

by Bob Raikes

BenQ has a new UltraHD DLP projector, the W1700 (HT2550 in the US) that uses a proprietary low dispersion lens that improves quality as well as “CinematicColor” which means that the projector has an …

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Epistar Chairman Predicts Mini LED will Drive Growth in 2018

by Andrew Fenn

Epistar chairman Lee Biing-jye predicts that mini LED will be a major growth driver in 2018, according to a report by Digitimes. The article also states that chipmaker Epistar will soon begin production of …

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News Appetizers for Thanksgiving

by Chris Chinnock

Yes, it is Thanksgiving tomorrow in the U.S. In thinking about a topic to cover for the day before Thanksgiving, I reviewed some recent news for ideas. Rather than expand on one of the …

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