Vol 25 - Issue 04


Researching New Highly Efficient OLEDs With Quantum Materials

by Andrew Fenn

Merck has announced its leadership role in a joint project entitled “Exploration of quantum materials – New paths to realising innovative optoelectronic components (ELQ-LED)”. The aim of the project, which will receive total funding …

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Boxer Announces Partnership with V-Nova

by Andrew Fenn

Boxer, a UK solution provider for the video, film and TV markets has announced a new partnership with V-Nova, a London-based manufacturer of video compression solutions for media processing and delivery. V-Nova is best-known …

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Samsung Acquires Harman and Finds Synergy

by Ken Werner

Whenever one company merges with or devours another, it predicts that a cornucopia of synergistic value will result. More often than not, it doesn’t, but since Samsung completed its acquisition of Harman in March …

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JCDecaux Sees 16.6% of Revenues from Digital

by Bob Raikes

JCDecaux said in its financial results that although Billboard sales were down 4.2% year on year, partly because of a smaller contribution from digital media, overall digital revenue increased by 35.3% on an organic …

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Realtek Result 31/01/2018

by Vijaya

Realtek reported Q4 revenue of NT$10.8 billion ($37.449 million) and net profit of NT$798 million ($27.372 million), this compares to revenue of NT$9.8 billion ($33.982 million) and net income of NT$682.221 million ($23.4 million) …

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Acer Takes Control of AOpen

by Bob Raikes

Acer has put three directors onto AOpen’s board following the investment in the company, and Acer chairman, Jason Chen has been voted in as Chairman at an investors’ conference on January 30th. (Acer Now …

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HTC Finalises Smartphone Staff Transfer Deal with Google

by Andrew Fenn

Google and HTC have closed a $1.1 billion deal which will see HTC transfer its ODM smartphone team across to Google. HTC manufactured Google’s Pixel and Pixel 2 smartphones. The staff transfer will see …

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MediaTek Result 31/01/2018

by Vijaya

MediaTek announced its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2017. The fourth-quarter revenue was NT$ 60.403 billion ($2.07 billion), down 12% year-over-year. The company said its year-over-year decrease was mainly due …

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BETT Sees Some Clear Trends

by Bob Raikes

There wasn’t much new in the way of technology at BETT this year, although there was a clear improvement in the performance of infrared touch systems which have got more compact and also have …

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Dell Pushes L/P Projector Prices Down

by Bob Raikes

Dell had a strong presence with support from Intel and had a number of displays on show. There was a reasonably new touch display with 86″ diagonal, the C8618QT, which was shown at Infocomm …

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Promethean Fills Out Range at the Lower End

by Bob Raikes

Promethean had a big area in the hall and was also in the executive suites where it was talking about general technology developments from its parent company, NetDragon Websoft. Most of the news was …

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Smart Responds to Lower Cost Demand

by Bob Raikes

Smart has a strong place in the education business in the UK and this year told us that it is addressing the market for lower cost systems which are in demand. Although the company …

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