Vol 24 - Issue 48


Looking Back at 2017

by Bob Raikes

It was clear this week that things were already slowing down towards the holiday period and we have some shorter issues this week. Usually, CES is coming up just after the New Year festivities, …

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Cinemood to Bring LTE Projector to CES

by Bob Raikes

Cinemood LTE is a new portable projector that is a crowdfunding project that will be shown at CES in January. An unusual feature is that the device has an integrated LTE modem and is …

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Vuzix Claims Smart Glasses Can Deliver “Vastly Enhanced” Vision

by Andrew Fenn

Vuzix claims it has delivered “vastly enhanced vision” to a Pennsylvania high school student, via its Vuzix M300 smart glasses. Alyssa Baxter was born with optic nerve hypoplasia, a condition in which many of …

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Targus Thunderbolt

Targus Thunderbolt 3 DV4K Docking Station Works on Mac or PC

by Bob Raikes

Targus introduced the Thunderbolt 3 DV4K Docking Station with Power (DOCK220USZ). “Unlike any other Thunderbolt 3 dock on the market today, DOCK220USZ works with any platform, including macOS and Windows. It’s designed to work …

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New LG Monitors Support HDR600

by Bob Raikes

At CES 2018 in Las Vegas, LG Electronics (LG) will introduce upgraded models to its monitor lineup featuring Nano IPS color reproduction technology. In response to consumer demand, the firm said, LG’s 2018 monitors …

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Christie Apex Exends to 0.9mm

by Bob Raikes

Christie has added to the Velvet Apex Series line of products with the launch of the Apex 0.96mm LED video wall which is now available in pitches from 0.96mm to 2.5mm. Cabinets are 16:9 …

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Start-ups Fail Because Founders are Inept

by Ken Werner

In late September CB Research published a report entitled “The Top 20 Reasons Startups Fail.” The top reason is shocking, but if you’re familiar with start-up creation, and particularly with the creation of technology-based …

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SID LA Chapter Meeting

by Bob Raikes

The SID will hold a meeting on 9th February 2018 in Los Angeles at the Costa Mesa Country Club. The topic is “Display Technologies and Applications” and speakers include: Ken Werner, Nutmeg Consultants: Other …

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Delphi Installs Large Format LED Signs in Irvine

by Milos Pavlovic

Delphi Display Systems has installed two new displays at the site of a new headquarters for the Pacific Symphony and OC Music and Dance, located in Irvine, California. One is an indoor display which …

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Samsung to Ship 200 Million OLEDs to Apple in 2018

by Bob Raikes

Business Korea has reported that Samsung Display will ship between 180 million and 200 million OLEDs to Apple in 2018, up from 50 million in 2017. The OLEDs are likely to be made in …

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Netflix Adds HDR Support for Windows 10 PCs

by Andrew Fenn

Netflix now supports HDR on Windows 10 PCs, via both the Netflix app and the Edge browser. The news follows the addition of Ultra HD support last year. To view Netflix in HDR, users …

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JCD and Tencent Show Art in Shanghai

by Bob Raikes

STDecaux and Tencent in Chna have set up an area in the East Nanjing Road Metro Station in Shanghai, China as a digital art gallery and posted a video online to show it. The …

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