Vol 25 - Issue 14


Ericsson Media Solutions Launches End-to-End UHD Content Platform

by Andrew Fenn

Media Solutions has announced the launch of its MediaFirst End-to-End Ultra High Definition solution, a software-based, multi-application media processing and encoding platform to deliver UHD content from camera to consumer. The new solution leverages …

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Report: PlayStation 5 is at Least Two Years Away

by Andrew Fenn

Sources close to the Kotaku website have claimed that the PlayStation 5 is coming but it may not be until 2020, putting paid to recent rumours that the console could launch as early as …

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Display Equipment Spending and Growth by Technology

DSCC: ​$109 Billion Spending Expected from 2017 to 2022

by Andrew Fenn

From 2017 to 2022, display suppliers are predicted to spend $109 billion, down from the $116 billion predicted last quarter, to meet the demand for larger and higher-resolution TVs and thinner, lighter and flexible …

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Vivitek’s 7,000 Lumen Projector is Quiet

by Bob Raikes

Vivitek has introduced the DU6693Z laser projector which is a single 0.67″ DLP unit with 7,000 Ansi lumens of output and 1920 x 1200 (16:10) resolution. Contrast is claimed at 10,000:1. It is claimed …

Tags:DLP Projectors| Installation Projectors| Large Display Monitor| Laser Phosphor Projectors| Vivitek| Vol 25 - Issue 14

HP Claims World’s First Chromebook Detachable

by Bob Raikes

HP has announced the first Chromebook in a detachable form factor, the X2. HP said that Chromebook sales have grown by more than 50% over the last two years, quoting IDC. The unit has …

Tags:Chromebooks| HP Inc| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Pen Input| Vol 25 - Issue 14

ITRI Foldable OLED Is on YouTube

by Bob Raikes

OLED-Info has put a video from ITRI showing its development of foldable OLEDs on YouTube. The display is said to be foldable 200,000 times and can resist damage by steel wool (1kg/50,000 strokes). Bending …

Tags:Back Panel| Flexible Displays| ITRI| Mobile Display Monitor| Taiwan| Vol 25 - Issue 14

17.5-Meter-Wide Interactive Video Wall Installed at QUT

by Andrew Fenn

A 17.5-metre-wide (42 m²) interactive digital wall is the centrepiece of HiQ, a new student services hub at Queensland University of Technology. The screen uses gestures enabled by Microsoft Kinect sensors and is complemented …

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Report: Netflix Offers $300 Million in Regency Takeover Bid

by Andrew Fenn

Netflix has entered a bidding war for Los Angeles-based billboard advertising company Regency Outdoor Advertising, according to Reuters. Citing “people familiar with the matter”, the publication revealed that Netflix has offered $300 million in …

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Juniper Research: Mixed Reality Apps to Exceed 9 Billion by 2022

by Andrew Fenn

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the total number of Mixed Reality (MR) applications will reach 9 billion by 2022, rising from an estimated 3 billion in 2018, a growth rate …

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Dubai to Test Digital Licence Plates

by Bob Raikes

Authorities in Dubai are testing digital licence plates using E Ink technology. The licence plates are coming from the US company, Reviver Auto. (A New Display Application: Electronic License Plates). The plates have been …

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IHS Teardown Reveals Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Bill of Materials

by Andrew Fenn

IHS Markit’s teardown of the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus has revealed it has a bill-of-materials cost of $375.80. Of this amount, the device’s 6.2″ Super AMOLED display—featuring a 2960 x 1440 resolution, 529 ppi …

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IHS: AR/VR Consumer Content and Apps Market Hit $3.2 Billion in 2017

by Andrew Fenn

There was good progress in the combined VR/AR market in 2017, as a growing user base invested in more content, apps and out-of-home VR entertainment. The global market for consumer AR/VR content and apps …

Tags:Augmented Reality| IHS Markit| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 14