Vol 25 - Issue 17


AlGaInP LEDs in Short Supply After Explosion at Sanan Facility

by Andrew Fenn

Digitimes reports that an explosion occurred at Sanan Optoelectronics AlGaInP LED epitaxial wafer and chip plant in Tianjin, China in mid-September. Industry sources revealed to the publication that the facility will take one to …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LED| Manufacturing| Vol 25 - Issue 17

The Topic of the Week is China

by Bob Raikes

We had lots of market data in MDM this week, with smartphone and tablet data being released and although there was lots in LDM, especially because of the report from Cinemacon, but there wasn’t …

Tags:Augmented Reality| China| Editorial| IHS Markit| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 17

New LG Phone Boosts Audio and Brightness

by Bob Raikes

LG had already revealed that its new G7 ThinQ smartphone would have a new display. It’s a 6.1″ 3120 x 1440 (QuadHD+) IPS LCD with 1,000 cd/m² and with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Now …

Tags:LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 17

Novares Invests in FlexEnable

by Bob Raikes

FlexEnable said that Novares, a global plastic solutions provider serving the automotive industry, will make equity investments into FlexEnable totaling €5 million. This strategic investment will drive FlexEnable’s engineering and manufacturing efforts to bring …

Tags:Automotive| Flexible Displays| Investment| LCD displays| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 17


Garmin Result 02/05/2018

by Vijaya

Garmin Ltd. announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. Total revenue for Q1 2018 was $710.8 million, an increase of 11%, compared to $641.5 million in Q1 2107. Net …

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Christie Adds to Extreme Series with 49″ Video Wall LCD

by Bob Raikes

Christie has added to its Extreme range of video wall displays with the FHD493-XE 49″ narrow bezel display which has a 1.8mm combined bezel width. Christie said that the panels are pre-calibrated with ‘advanced …

Tags:Christie| Large Display Monitor| LCD displays| LFD - Large Format Display| Video Walls| Vol 25 - Issue 17


Taiwan Small and Medium-Sized Panel Shipments to Rise in 2018 Q2

by Andrew Fenn

Shipments of small and medium-sized LCD panels coming from Taiwan will grow 8.6% quarter-on-quarter in the second quarter of 2018, Digitimes Research has predicted. Increased demand from Chinese entry-level and mid-range smartphone manufacturers and …

Tags:Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Small Medium Panel Supply| Vol 25 - Issue 17

Digi-Capital: China Could Dominate AR/VR Market by 2022

by Andrew Fenn

America delivered more AR/VR revenue than China last year, but Chinese growth in the next five years could see it dominate the market long-term, and not by a small margin, according to Digi-Capital. China …

Tags:Augmented Reality| China| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 17

Sweden’s TV4 Play Launches App for Samsung Smart TVs

by Andrew Fenn

Swedish streaming service TV4 Play has launched an app for Samsung smart TVs, developed in collaboration with Nordic technology firm, Norigin. The app offers a range of free-to-air content including on-demand programmes and box …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Samsung| Smart TV| Vol 25 - Issue 17

Plastic Logic Tests 500ppi EPD Display

by Bob Raikes

Plastic Logic has developed a sample of a 10.7″ electrophoretic (EPD) display that can support 500 ppi. The panel uses the current front plane from E Ink, but a new higher density backplane that …

Tags:E Ink| EPD (Electrophoretic)| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Plastic Logic| Vol 25 - Issue 17