Vol 24 - Issue 47


Toshiba and Western Digital Agree on Memory

by Bob Raikes

Toshiba has settled its dispute with Western Digital over the sale of the Toshiba memory business and the companies will withdraw their lawsuits and this led to a small rise in Toshiba’s share price. …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| Semiconductors| toshiba| Vol 24 - Issue 47

Scale-1 Portal Bringing Headset-Free VR to CES 2018

by Andrew Fenn

Scale-1 Portal is bringing its headset-free VR arcade solution Voxel to CES 2018. (Scale-1 Does VR Without a Headset) Voxel uses 3D glasses instead of a conventional headset, and surrounds users with dual 10′ …

Tags:3D (Three Dimensions)| AR/VR| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 47

Jaunt Branches into AR and MR with New Distribution Platform

by Andrew Fenn

Jaunt has announced its new XR Platform, a distribution solution available to media companies, brands, content aggregators and enterprise customers, designed to help them deliver immersive virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality content …

Tags:AR/VR| Augmented Reality| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 47

Innolux DST Adds Force Sensing to In-cell Touch

by Bob Raikes

Innolux has said that its DST (Deep Sensing Technology) has a unique electrode design that can add force sensing to in-cell touch. This means that it can be used with thick gloves and combines …

Tags:Force Sensing| Innolux| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch| Vol 24 - Issue 47

Tech Data extends its LCD portfolio with ViewSonic monitors

by Bob Raikes

ViewSonic is to sell its LCD monitor line through Tech Data in the UK. Is it just me or does this Viewsonic image look 3D? Opinion in the office is that it’s just me!

Tags:Channels| Large Display Monitor| TechData| ViewSonic| Vol 24 - Issue 47

Eyevis Releases 75″ LCD Monitor

by Milos Pavlovic

Eyevis, which has just filed for bankruptcy protection (Eyevis Hits the Buffers – Files for Bankruptcy) has released an new 75″ UltraHD monitor, the EYE–LCD-7500-QHD to sit between its existing 65″ and 84″/85″ models. …

Tags:Eyevis| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| Vol 24 - Issue 47

JDI Adds New Display For VR

by Bob Raikes

Japan Display Inc (JDI) has developed a new 3.6″ LTPS IPS LCD with 803 ppi and supporting 1920 x 2160 resolution at up to 90Hz. The display has a brightness of 150 cd/m² and …

Tags:Japan Display Inc (JDI)| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 47

Synaptics Wins Top Five OEM for ‘Infinity Displays’

by Bob Raikes

Synaptics has launched a new optical fingerprint sensor that can be installed underneath an OLED to allow unlocking of mobile devices while also allowing full screen displays. The company said that the sensor can …

Tags:Fingerprint Recognition| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 24 - Issue 47

Amazon First to HDR10+ Content for Samsung TVs

by Bob Raikes

Amazon has started to release content that supports the HDR10+ from Samsung and now supported by Panasonic and others. 100 titles will be released and made available initially to stream on Samsung TVs. Titles …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 24 - Issue 47

Will QDOG Have its Day?

by Bob Raikes

Quantum dots (QDs) (Beginning of the End for the Color Matrix Filter?) have been delivering on their promise of delivering better LCD colour and with the development of QD colour filters, may solve some …

Tags:Glass| LCD Backlights| Quantum Dots| Vol 24 - Issue 47

The VR Ecosystem Develops

by Matthew Brennesholtz

I’ve written about the Virtual Reality Industry Forum (VRIF) before and covered their Draft VR Guidelines. The current version of this draft is dated November 27, 2017 and can be downloaded here. The VRIF …

Tags:360 Degree Video| Comcast| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 47

New Records for Foxconn and Delta

by Bob Raikes

Acer Computer was up to NT$23.61 billion ($782 million) in November, a 5.13% increase on October and a boost of 3.89% from the same month last year, although the company is down 11.67% for …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 47