Vol 25 - Issue 13


Rumours Swirl about new MacBooks

by Bob Raikes

There are lots of rumours flowing around the market about two new Apple MacBooks. Our friends at IHS Markit certainly believe that there will be two versions, each with a 13.3″ display with 2560 …

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VR Progress is Slow

by Bob Raikes

We had a short week, after a public holiday on Monday and I spent some time in France at the Laval Virtual show (much of it hanging around for trains as there was a …

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LG Loses Production Following Fire

by Bob Raikes

LG Display had a fire at its Paju site on Wednesday that started in a construction area for the P10 factory due to start operation next year. Aju Business Daily reports that the problem …

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Dell Extends InfinityEdge Feature

by Bob Raikes

Dell launched some new notebooks as Intel released its 6 core i7 processors and also announced new AIOs and monitors. (Dell Updates XPS 15 Flagship) The Inspiron 22 and 24 3000 AIOs are intended …

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LG Electronics Joins Phoenix ATSC 3.0 ‘Model Market’ Project

by Bob Raikes

LG Electronics in the US will be a ‘cornerstone technology partner’ for the ATSC 3.0 “Model Market” project in Phoenix, said to be the first collaborative single-market effort to plan for and implement a …

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Eight Inc Principal Predicts Retailers will Become More Hands-on

by Andrew Fenn

Professor Julian Lion Boxenbaum, principal of Eight Inc—the architectural design agency behind the original Apple Store—spoke about the growing trend of retailers introducing full-fledged experiences for customers rather than simply displaying their products at …

Tags:Back Panel| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Retail| Vol 25 - Issue 13

AOC Brags About Monitor Growth in Europe

by Bob Raikes

AOC, distributed in EMEA by MMD, along with the Philips brand, has put out a release bragging about its “faster than the market” growth and claiming 5.2% growth in Q4 2017 over the same …

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IDC: Device Usage Habits are Changing in the Philippines

by Andrew Fenn

According to IDC, device usage habits of Filipinos are rapidly changing and it is reshaping connected device trends in the country. Its smartphone shipments declined 7% to approximately 15 million units in 2017, while …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)| Smartphone Market| Vol 25 - Issue 13

Sanyo Joins Roku TV Licensing Programme

by Andrew Fenn

Roku has announced that the Sanyo brand is now part of the Roku TV licensing program. Funai Corporation, which holds the brand licence for Sanyo TVs in North America, expects to start shipping Sanyo …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Roku| TVs (TV Sets)| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 13

LG Clarifies Ambitious OLED Plans

by Bob Raikes

LG Display has told the Nikkei that it plans to boost its OLED TV panel output to 10 million by 2020 and Lee Sang-hoon, a Senior VP with the company, said that the number …

Tags:Investment| Large Display Monitor| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED Fabs| TV Set Market| Vol 25 - Issue 13

IT Panel Volume to Grow

by Bob Raikes

Data from Witsview, quoted in the Taiwanese press, puts the total of IT panels (notebooks + monitors) at 314.94 in 2017 and the company is forecasting 326.37 – a 3.6% increase – in 2018. …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Large LCD Supply| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Small Medium Panel Supply| Vol 25 - Issue 13

Epson LightScene Looks Like a Spotlight

by Bob Raikes

Epson has announced the LightScene – a projector based on a laser phosphor 3LCD engine and intended for applications such as retail, hospitality, showrooms and museums. It has a form factor that makes it …

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