Vol 25 - Issue 13


Samsung Launches Design Innovation Center

by Bob Raikes

Samsung has launched a new Design Innovation Center, based in San Francisco, California. Dr. Federico Casalegno, an associate professor of the practice at the MIT, as well as founder and executive director of the …

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Sharp Adds UltraHD Displays

by Bob Raikes

Sharp has announced new edge-lit UltraHD displays in 70″ (PN-UH701) and 60″ (PN-UH601) intended for hospitality, business and retail applications. The monitors have dual HDMI inputs and a USB port for playback of content. …

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MDM Vol 25 Issue 13 Product Roundup

by Bob Raikes

EAO of Switzerland, which specialises in HMI controls for industrial and automotive applications, has launched a rotary encoder from Grayhill Inc that includes an LCD touch display. The encoder can be used where fine …

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Oppo Digital Announces Departure from Disc Player Business

by Andrew Fenn

Oppo Digital announced earlier this week that it will gradually stop manufacturing new products. The company’s product range includes audio products and DVD, Blu-ray and UHD Blu-ray disc players. In its farewell statement, the …

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Samsung Working on VRR & FreeSync TVs

by Bob Raikes

Samsung has confirmed that some of its 2018 TVs will support FreeSync up to 120Hz (Big Screen TVs for Gaming to be Stutter Proofed) for gaming. Samsung in Europe has said that its NU8000 …

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Tom’s Hardware Likes the Vive Pro

by Bob Raikes

Tom’s Hardware has reviewed the HTC Vive Pro headset that was shown to us at CES. (HTC Vive Pro Matches Visuals of Samsung Odyssey) The website highlighted the reduced screen door effect and improved …

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JCD Promotes Beauty in CDG Paris

by Bob Raikes

JCDecaux Airport Paris has a new retail area called the New Age Buy Paris Duty Free in T2E of Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport. It is operated by Société de Distribution Aéroportuaire, a Groupe ADP …

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LG Display Expands Module Capacity in China

by Bob Raikes

Business Korea reports that LG Display has finished converting a factory used, at one time for the manufacture of PDP modules, and subsequently by LG Chem, for the production of LCD modules. The factory, …

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Apple to Ditch Intel CPUs?

by Bob Raikes

Bloomberg has reported that Apple plans to move away from using Intel chips in its Mac product line and move to its own chips, based on the Arm architecture and currently used in Apple’s …

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Apple Working with TSMC on Micro LED Panels for Wearables

by Andrew Fenn

Apple is receiving support from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company in its development of small-sized micro LED panels, according to Digitimes Research analyst Luke Lin. Citing “upstream sources”, Lin says that Apple are developing a …

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MagicpicoVR All-In-One VR Headset Moves Towards Production

by Arthur Berman

Magicast Technology Co., Ltd. (Beijing, China) is moving towards production of the MagicpicoVR, the company’s all-in-one virtual reality headset. The principle features claimed for the headset are that it is physically compact, lightweight and …

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Serving Viewers Who Want It All Is A Tough, Uncertain Challenge

by Andy Marken

“Okay, once we get above here, above the South Col, our bodies will be literally dying. And I mean literally dying. It’s not called the Death Zone for nothing.”—Rob Hall, “Everest,” Working Title Films, …

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