Vol 25 - Issue 12


Sad News

by Bob Raikes

We’re sad to have to report the death of Michael James who for many years was a well known figure in the display industry, from his days at Radius to Portrait Displays, which he …

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Digital Projection L/P Projector Supports Dicom

by Bob Raikes

Digital Projection has released the E-Vision Laser 5000 projector which is a laser phosphor DLP unit with 5,000 Ansi, 5,500 ISO Lumens and using a 0.67″ DarkChip DMD and an RGBY colour wheel. The …

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Spanish Broadcasters to Collaborate on New OTT TV Platform

by Andrew Fenn

Spanish broadcasters RTVE, Atresmedia and Mediaset España will team up to develop a joint OTT TV platform to rival big competitors such as Netflix in Spain, it has been announced. The trio will initially …

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Oculus Improving Go Rendering

by Bob Raikes

More details are appearing on the Oculus Go, a standalone mobile VR headset that is being developed, after Oculus spoke at the GDC. The headset will have a single 2560 x 1440 LCD display …

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SelfArray’s Good Vibrations are Rewarded

by Bob Raikes

Everybody (well almost everybody!) agrees that LED is a good prospect for a range of applications from wearable displays to large area outdoor displays and including TVs. All you have to do is lay …

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LG to Supply OLED Displays to Mercedes-Benz Among Others

by Andrew Fenn

Mercedes-Benz will begin rolling out vehicles with OLED dashboard displays, rear-seat monitors and the like, using panels supplied by LG Display, according to Business Korea. The publication noted that the company is also supplying …

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Gloves Come Off in TV Market

by Bob Raikes

The market for premium TVs, which was competitive last year, is looking to hot up in 2018 with Sony announcing much more aggressive prices for 2018 models, LG planning a big boost in supply …

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MediaTek Sales to be Boosted by Helio P60 Shipments to China in 2018 Q2

by Andrew Fenn

MediaTek will see strong sales during the second quarter of 2018, according to Digitimes. Citing unnamed industry sources, the publication reported that the company expects its revenues, gross margins and net earnings to rebound …

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Acer Improves with PC & Display Focus

by Bob Raikes

Acer reached sales of NT$237.28 billion ($8.1 billion) in 2017, up 2%, while it moved back into profit at NT$2.82 billion ($96.4 million), a turnaround from a loss in 2016. The company has seen …

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Good Enough!

by Norbert Hildebrand

How often have you heard or said ‘Good Enough’ in your life? To your friends, colleagues, family, etc. ‘good enough’ may mean something completely different than it does for you. Nevertheless, everyone uses this …

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Optovate Comes out of Stealth Mode

by Bob Raikes

So much of being a successful start-up or technology developer is timing. Start too early and you may run out of momentum and money. Start too late and you run the risk of missing …

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