Vol 25 - Issue 13


Clevo Predicts Its Notebook Shipments will Top 1.5 Million in 2018

by Andrew Fenn

The president of Clevo’s notebook business, Yi-Lung Chien, has gone on record to say that the company expects its notebook shipments to reach 1.52 million units in 2018, up from 1.27 million in 2017, …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| ODMs & OEMs| Vol 25 - Issue 13

Back to Candlelight – the Shift Away from Blue Spectrum Light

by Steve Sechrist

This is one of those ‘coffee will kill you’ stories that points to the large body of research showing the ill effects of short blue wavelength light on human health, and in particular cells …

Tags:Blue Light| LCD Backlights| OLEDs| R&D (Research & Development)| SID Display Week 2018| Vol 25 - Issue 13


Asus Becomes First Company to Receive UL Environment Validation

by Andrew Fenn

Asus has announced its successful completion of the validation procedure in UL Environment’s Circularity Facts programme, which employs sustainability procedures and standards to quantify a company’s efforts to move operations towards a more circular …

Tags:Asus| Back Panel| Environment| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 13

Huawei Mate RS Flexible OLED Display Came from LG

by Andrew Fenn

Huawei has switched ithe supply of flexible OLED panels to LG Display for its new Porsche Design Mate RS smartphone, according to ET News of Korea. The new device runs Android 8.1 and features …

Tags:Flexible Displays| Huawei| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 13

Sky Deutschland to Broadcast a Portion of FIFA World Cup in UHD

by Andrew Fenn

Sky Deutschland could potentially show at least some of this year’s FIFA World Cup in Ultra HD, after a deal was agreed with rights-holders ARD and ZDF (public broadcasters in Germany) to sub-license 25 …

Tags:Germany| Large Display Monitor| Sky| Sports and Stadiums| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 25 - Issue 13


eMagin Result 28/3/2018

by Vijaya

eMagin Corporation announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2017. eMagin’s revenues increased by 40% in Q4 to $6.4 million, compared to $4.6 million in the Q4 of 2016. Corporation’s net …

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LDM Vol 25 Issue 13 Roundup

by Bob Raikes

LG‘s first 2018 OLED TVs started to appear on Amazon, with the 55″ C8 OLED showing up with pricing of $2,500 (below the LG expected price of $2,999), but had disappeared by the time …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| OLED TVs| Vol 25 - Issue 13

Sony’s Dolby Vision Update Coming to Europe Next Month

by Andrew Fenn

The Dolby Vision firmware update for select Sony Smart TVs is heading to Europe, despite a rocky start with its US roll-out. The update arrived in the US a couple of months ago, but …

Tags:Dolby Vision| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| sony| Vol 25 - Issue 13

ShelfX Supports 4 Million Transactions

by Bob Raikes

We don’t often report on fridges, but we noted that ShelfX said that it has processed more than four million transactions in its system which allows customers to open the fridge using a credit …

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

BOE Denies LCD Yield Issues

by Bob Raikes

Responding to comments that it might be struggling to get good yields at its G10.5 fab in Hefei and its 8.5G line in Fuzhou, BOE has said that it is running with an overall …

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Sony Shows off Head Light System

by Arthur Berman

As it has for the past several years, Sony used the occasion of the recent SXSW conference (Austin, TX) to show off several ongoing experimental projects. This year, the company’s presentations included the so-called …

Tags:Novel Displays| Portable Projectors| sony| Vol 25 - Issue 13

SLD Laser Technology and Applications

by Matthew Brennesholtz

SLD Laser, (formerly SoraaLaser) is a 2013 spin-out from Soraa Inc., developer and manufacturer of semi-polar GaN LEDs. SLD Laser focuses on semi-polar GaN blue lasers. I recently had a chance to talk to …

Tags:Laser| Li-Fi| Lighting| Vol 25 - Issue 13