Vol 25 - Issue 14


Can Less be More?

by Bob Raikes

Once again, I’m in an airport on my way home from a trip to an event, in this case the ProLight and Sound event in Frankfurt. I took the chance to also check in …

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The View on Tariffs from China

by Bob Raikes

While DSCC has looked at the impact of a potential TV tariff from the US side, Sigmaintell has looked from the Chinese side. First, the firm pointed out that the Indian government is increasing …

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TV Market Should Grow in 2018

by Bob Raikes

Sigmaintell sent us its latest view of the global TV market and said that after being 3.4% down in 2017 at 230 million sets, the market is still weak after the Indian government raised …

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More Ups and Downs for Taiwan Manufacturers in 2018 Q1

by Andrew Fenn

Acer has reported revenues of NT$22.64 billion ($773.5 million) for March, a small growth of 1.42% year-on-year. Revenue in the first quarter of 2018 reached NT$54.77 billion ($US1.87 billion), down 2.28% on the same …

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Federal Trade Commission Clamps Down on Warranty Void Stickers

by Andrew Fenn

The Federal Trade Commission has decreed that stickers on products that have warnings such as “warranty void if removed” are not valid in the United States and has also prohibited the voiding of warranties …

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Barco Extends Video Wall Range to Mainstream

by Bob Raikes

Barco has a new version of its Unisee video wall monitor. The OverView KVD5521B has no cooling fans and has Sense X technology for automatic brightness and colour calibration. DisplayPort 1.2 with loopthrough is …

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Ultravision Aims to Stop 37 Companies Shipping LEDs in the US

by Bob Raikes

Ultravision International has widened its campaign against claimed patent infringements by filing a patent complaint at the US International Trade Commission (USITC) and asking for 37 companies to be stopped from selling and importing …

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Visionox Shows 7.2″ Foldable OLED in China

by Bob Raikes

Visionox has shown a new 7.2″ flexible OLED at a trade show in China according to XCN News. The display is due to be shown and discussed at the forthcoming SID Display Week (Visionox …

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Red Dot Award for Diebold Nixdorf Retail Kiosk Solution

by Andrew Fenn

Diebold Nixdorf has been awarded the Red Dot Product Design Award for its K-two retail kiosk solution. The Red Dot Awards are selected by 40 independent designers, design professors and trade journalists. The K-two …

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IDC: Traditional PC Market Exceeds Expectations in 2018 Q1

by Andrew Fenn

Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs totalled 60.4 million units and recorded flat year-on-year growth in the first quarter of 2018, according to IDC. The results exceeded the earlier forecast of a 1.5% decline and …

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Gartner: US PC Shipments Declined 2.9% 2018 Q1

by Andrew Fenn

In the US, PC shipments totaled 11.8 million units in the first quarter of 2018, a 2.9% decrease from the first quarter of 2017, according to Gartner. Dell moved into the number-one position in …

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MaxLinear and Geniatech Target Live TV on Mobile Devices

by Andrew Fenn

MaxLinear, a provider of radio frequency, analogue and mixed-signal integrated circuits for the connected home, wired and wireless infrastructure, and industrial and multimarket applications, has announced that Geniatech has selected its MxL692 ATSC receiver …

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