Vol 25 - Issue 08


DisplayMate Tests the S9 Display

by Bob Raikes

Ray Soneira of DisplayMate got early access to the Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone to run his comprehensive tests on the display and pronounced it “the best performing smartphone display ever’ and the first to …

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5G Is Everywhere – But Who is Looking at ROI?

by Bob Raikes

I’m writing this editorial on the flight back to London from MWC in Barcelona and just grateful that it is more or less on time – and flying – as earlier today, both London …

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Kodak Projectors are Very Small

by Bob Raikes

Eastman Kodak Company announced the availability of three new portable projectors from its North American brand licensee, C+A Global: the Kodak Pocket Portable Projector, Pocket Pico Projector, and Pocket Wireless Pico Projector. The DLP-based …

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Virtualitics Closes $7 Million Series B Funding Round

by Andrew Fenn

Virtualitics has announced the close of a $7 million Series B round of equity funding led by Centricus, a global investment platform, with participation from existing investor The Venture Reality Fund and other private …

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HPA Tech retreat 2018

by Chris Chinnock

The HPA Tech Retreat was held as usual in Palm Desert California recently. While we were unable to attend, a number of presentations were made available and we talked with some of the folks …

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PMA: Strong Growth in US UHD Professional LFD Market

by Andrew Fenn

PMA Research has published its latest set of sell-through tracking reports on large-format (32″ and larger) flat-panel displays being sold by US AV/IT distributors who serve commercial markets. The reports show strong growth in …

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JCDecaux Launches Inbound Great West Road Tower

by Andrew Fenn

JCDecaux has launched its Inbound Great West Road Tower, the latest addition to its Towers channel. Together with the outbound Tower that went live in December, the displays are located on a key arterial …

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MMD Widens IPS Monitor Line

by Milos Pavlovic

MMD has announced three new monitors in the E9 series which have three sided narrow borders. The monitors have 27″ IPS panels with 250 cd/m² of output and are 9.94mm thick. Gamut is 123% …

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Apple Granted Patent for OLED Touch-Screen Keyboard

by Andrew Fenn

An Apple patent, which the company applied for back in 2015, was granted last week, revealing the potential for an Apple-branded OLED touch-screen keyboard or dual-display laptop device. The patent details two versions of …

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Formula 1 OTT Service Coming to Web, Amazon, iOS and Android

by Andrew Fenn

Formula 1 will launch its OTT platform, named F1 TV, early on in the 2018 championship season. The platform will offer commercial-free live streams of each race with multi-language commentary. In addition, the service …

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Loewe TVs Now Support Alexa Voice Control

by Andrew Fenn

Loewe has begun rolling out a new firmware update that adds support for Alexa voice control, amongst other new features. Via a connected Amazon Echo or Echo Dot device, or the Alexa app, users …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| TVs (TV Sets)| Voice Input| Vol 25 - Issue 08

Some Samsung non-QLED TVs Announced

by Milos Pavlovic

Ahead of its planned QLED TV launch on March 7th in New York, Samsung US has released details of two of its ranges of TVs for 2018. Unusually, the company didn’t release details of …

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