Vol 25 - Issue 09


Event Overload At Display Monitor HQ

by Bob Raikes

I’m pleased to be home today, after six days at Mobile World (including press days), a quick trip to Vienna for ECR (report in LDM this week), a visit to the Air Traffic Congress …

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MWC RoundUp Part 2

by Bob Raikes

Mantis Vision was showing a professional system for facial scanning that creates high quality avatars or images for use in access control systems. The images took a couple of minutes to produce, but were …

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MWC 2018 Roundup Part 1

by Bob Raikes

Abenecel was at the 4YFN event and is based in Korea. The company is a technology licensing company that has a patented compression pre-processing system that can be used for graphics files and can …

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Haier Projects a Positive Image

by Bob Raikes

Haier was showing its smartphones, of course, but the first product that caught our eye was a projector that is designed to shine onto a surface and supports touch on that surface. The unit …

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DisplayLink Still Upbeat

by Bob Raikes

DisplayLink continued its positive development and, as at CES, it had a much bigger booth at MWC this year, where it had the same demos that it showed in Las Vegas, including the wireless …

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Nubia Aims at Gamers

by Bob Raikes

Nubia Smartphone was showing a new prototype phone for gaming use. The phone uses a 6″ FullHD+ 18:9 display and is based on a Snapdragon 645 processor with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of …

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UDC Achieves Environmental Certification

by Andrew Fenn

Universal Display Corporation has announced that it has achieved certification under ISO 14001:2015, an internationally-agreed standard that sets out the requirements for an environmental management system. It provides a framework to protect the environment …

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BOE to Open Third Flexible OLED Fab in Chongqing

by Andrew Fenn

BOE has officially announced plans to construct its third 6G flexible OLED line in Chongqing’s Liangjiang New District, at a cost of CNY46.5 billion ($7.3 billion). Nikkei reports that BOE will be contributing around …

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New StarVR Headset to Feature Tobii Eye-Tracking?

by Andrew Fenn

StarVR’s vice chairman Jerry Kao has reportedly revealed that the company is planning to release a new VR headset with Tobii eye-tracking capabilities, according to Digitimes. The device will apparently target high-end enterprise applications. …

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ALi Provides Pre-Integrated Solution for Videocon HD STBs

by Andrew Fenn

STB chipset provider ALi and Indian DTH operator, Videocon, have announced their strategic integration for the development of HD digital STBs. The company’s SoC solution claims to incorporate all the latest enhancement technology for …

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Delta Selects Irdeto to Protect New IPTV Set-Top Box

by Andrew Fenn

Irdeto has announced it will provide security solutions and services to Delta as it rolls out a new all-IP service in the Netherlands. Part of the Irdeto 360 Security suite, Irdeto Cloaked CA will …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Netherlands| Security| STBs| Vol 25 - Issue 09

SVOD Revenue in Europe Grew by 128% Annually from 2011 to 2016

by Andrew Fenn

According to a new report from the European Audiovisual Observatory, SVOD is the driving force behind the growth of the pay on-demand market, with SVOD representing 66% of total market revenue in 2016, compared …

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