Vol 25 - Issue 13


4DX Hits 500-Screen Milestone

by Andrew Fenn

CJ 4DPLEX has installed its 500th 4DX screen (4DX Theater Updates) with the launch of its newest location at Pathé Belle Épine Cinema in Thiais, France. With this opening, more than 61,000 4DX seats …

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Eurofins Digital Testing Acquires Edge Testing Solutions

by Damir Lokas

Eurofins Digital Testing said that it has acquired Edge Testing Solutions, a ‘pure-play’ software testing provider in the UK, to extend its software testing capabilities including managed, functional, performance and automated testing, across additional …

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SES Now Reaches 351 Million Homes Worldwide

by Andrew Fenn

The number of video households served by SES has continued to increase, reaching 351 million homes in 2017 compared with 325 million in 2016, according to the company’s annual market research. This means that …

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Samsung Receives Environmental Product Declaration for Galaxy S8 Panel

by Andrew Fenn

Samsung Display has announced that the OLED display featuring in its Galaxy S8 smartphone recently obtained an Environmental Product Declaration for the use of carbon, water, acidification and eutrophication. The declaration is part of …

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Eizo Celebrates 50 Years in the Business

by Andrew Fenn

Japanese visual technology company Eizo is celebrating the golden anniversary of its founding. Originating as an OEM of black and white TVs in rural Japan in the eighties, Eizo began developing and manufacturing monitors …

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Dell Updates XPS 15 Flagship

by Bob Raikes

Dell took advantage of the launch of the 8th Gen six core i7 processors from Intel, to launch new notebooks, AIOs and monitors. The flagship XPS 15 now has the new processor and graphics …

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ARKit Gets New Features and Capabilities in iOS 11.3

by Andrew Fenn

Apple released iOS 11.3 earlier this week, bringing with it a raft of performance tweaks and bug fixes. Upgrades of note include improvements to ARKit’s capabilities. Apps can now deliver AR experiences that use …

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Mozilla Launches Open-Source AR/VR Web Browser

by Andrew Fenn

Mozilla has announced a new cross-platform, open-source web browser for standalone virtual and augmented reality headsets, called Firefox Reality. The company also announced that, during the initial development phase, the source code will run …

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HTC Releases $300 Hardware Bundle for New Vive Pro Users

by Andrew Fenn

HTC has announced it’s launching a $300 accessory bundle for new Vive users purchasing the Pro headset. Available for purchase later this week, the package includes two SteamVR base stations and two Vive controllers, …

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Asus RoG Notebooks Use 144Hz IPS Panels

by Bob Raikes

The Intel 8th Gen consumer launch saw Asus busy with new RoG and TUF notebooks and desktops. The Republic of Gamers notebook is the RoG Zephyrus M (G501) which uses Nvidia GeForece GTX1070 graphics …

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Sony introduces three new 4K HDR TV series

by Bob Raikes

We reported on the Sony XF75 and XF80 2018 TV ranges some weeks ago (Sony Launches Four New Mid and Low-Range TVs in Europe) and now Sony has formally announced the ranges as well …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| sony| TVs (TV Sets)| Vol 25 - Issue 13

What’s Next for Quantum Dots?

by Peter Palomaki

Every year in March, the world’s experts in QDs convene for the Quantum Dots Forum to discuss recent advances, market conditions, and new implementations of QDs for displays and other applications. This year’s QD …

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