Vol 25 - Issue 11


OLEDs in Automotive – Or…..?

by Bob Raikes

Another week and another trade show. This week, I had (in every sense of the word) a flying visit to the Passenger Terminal Expo show in Stockholm. I was undecided whether to go, as …

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Wearable Technology Show More Interesting than Expected!

by Bob Raikes

The Wearable Technology Show took place at London’s Excel Centre and also included AR & VR topics which it labelled as the AVR360 Show, although it was effectively just a few of the booths …

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Varjo and Socionext Collaborate

by Bob Raikes

In digging out a story about a new 8K media server to be shown by Socionext for LDM, we found an interesting report that the company is working with Varjo of Finland which is …

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AGC Demonstrates ‘Sound’ Glass

by Norbert Hildebrand

In a recent press release, Asahi Glass (AGC) announced the development of a ‘sound emitting’ glass. They will demonstrate this new material at Milan Design Week 2018. The new material is capable of creating …

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Researchers Develop an Improved TADF Material

by Arthur Berman

A team of researchers led by Tien-Lin Wu, a postdoc in the Department of Chemistry at the National Tsing Hua University (Hsinchu, Taiwan) has developed a new Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence (TADF) Organic Light …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED Materials| TADF| Vol 25 - Issue 11

Best Buy Will No Longer Sell Huawei Products

by Bob Raikes

Best Buy has announced that it will no longer carry Huawei laptops, smartwatches or phones, including the Honor sub-brand, due to increasing political pressure. Verizon and AT&T both recently backed out of partnerships with …

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Ericsson MediaFirst TV Platform Available on Amlogic STB Chipset

by Andrew Fenn

Ericsson Media Solutions has announced a collaboration to make its MediaFirst TV middleware available on system-on-a-chip provider Amlogic’s S905X chipset, which uses a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU and a penta-core ARM Mali-450 GPU to …

Tags:Ericsson| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| SOCs| Software| STBs| Vol 25 - Issue 11

Samsung Exynos 7 Series 9610 Improves Image Processing

by Bob Raikes

Samsung Electronics announced its latest application processor (AP), the Exynos 7 Series 9610, which is built on Samsung’s 10-nanometer (nm) FinFET process to allow processing including FullHD video recording at 480fps. Vision and image …

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Samsung Installs “Korea’s Largest” LED Signage in Seoul

by Andrew Fenn

Samsung has installed its Smart LED Signage on the outer wall of the SM Town K-pop theme park in Gangnam-gu Seoul, Korea, claimed to be the country’s largest digital signage installation. The project took …

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DSCC Releases Latest OLED Forecast

by Damir Lokas

DSCC released the forecast slides for the Q1’18 issue of its Quarterly OLED Shipment and Fab Utilization Report and said that it has revised the outlook for 2018 down by 22%, but still expects …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED Fabs| OLEDs| Small Medium Panel Supply| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 11

Leyard Shows Us Around

by Bob Raikes

We then had a quick briefing at each of the four key product demo areas Rental & Staging Corporate, Collaboration and Retail Broadcast Control Rooms Rental & Staging In rental, the key development recently …

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Leyard Sets Out its Plans

by Bob Raikes

CEO of the European business, Marco Bruines, a veteran of the BarcoLeyard JV, opened the event. The company is developing its presence in Europe (the parent is, of course, Chinese – Man. Ed) and …

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