Vol 25 - Issue 17


Eclair Delivers First Live Screening Via Streaming in a Cinema

by Andrew Fenn

European content service provider Eclair has announced its first screening of a live event via streaming at the CGR cinema in Vitrolles, near Marseille, France. The NBA Playoffs match of the Golden State Warriors …

Tags:Cinema| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 17

MagnaChip Moves to Third Generation of DDIC Chips

by Bob Raikes

MagnaChip has a new ‘third generation’ 40 nm OLED display driver integrated circuit (DDIC) that is already said to have won a design from a ‘leading smartphone player’. The chip supports 21:9 displays and …

Tags:Chips| Display Drivers| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Semiconductors| Vol 25 - Issue 17

UK Sales Manager Available

by Bob Raikes

We know of a very experienced UK-based display industry sales and management specialist that is looking for a new opportunity. Contact [email protected] if you are looking for someone, to be put in contact.

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MoviePass Brings Back “Movie-a-Day” Monthly Subscription

by Andrew Fenn

MoviePass has reverted back to its “movie-a-day” monthly subscription package, having replaced it with an alternative promotion three weeks ago. Since April 13th, new customers have only been able to purchase a $29.95 pass …

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Oculus Reveals Varifocal VR Headset Prototype at F8 Conference

by Andrew Fenn

At Facebook’s recent F8 conference, Oculus revealed its new prototype, “Half Dome”, a new headset similar to the Rift, with a 140° FOV and varifocal displays. The new device features Fresnel lenses, eye-tracking technology …

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BOE is Biggest LCD Panel Supplier in Q1

by Bob Raikes

BOE put out a statement reported by the Global Times claiming that it hit the top spot in terms of TV panel supply, with shipments of 12.5 million in Q1. However, we checked with …

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Magnachip Result 30/04/2018

by Vijaya

MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2018. Net sales for Q1 2018 were $165.8 million, an increase of 2.5%, compared to $161.7 million in Q1 2107. Net income …

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Report: LG OLED TV at Korea Airport Exhibiting Signs of Burn-in

by Andrew Fenn

ZDNet has reported on an apparent burn-in issue with LG 2018 OLED TVs, spotted at Korea’s Incheon Airport’s Air Milers Lounge. At least one of the displays, installed only a matter of months ago, …

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Ares Materials Launches MLO Technology for Flexible OLED Production

by Andrew Fenn

Ares Materials, a display materials design company, has launched Easybond, a new Mechanical Lift-Off (MLO) technology designed to temporarily bond solution-cast flexible substrates to the display mother glass during the flexible OLED display fabrication …

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Global Video Streaming Grew 114% Year-on-Year in 2018 Q1

by Andrew Fenn

Video AI platform Conviva has reported that global video streaming hours grew 114% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2018. App-based viewing grew 136%, while in-browser streaming grew 71%. Among providers, Apple TV streaming …

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IHS: Pay TV Subscriptions Declined in 14 Markets in 2017

by Andrew Fenn

The cord-cutting trend that threatens the future of the global pay TV industry was not confined solely to the United States in 2017. Total pay TV subscriptions also declined in 13 other markets — …

Tags:IHS Markit| Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| Pay TV| SVOD| Vol 25 - Issue 17

GroupM: Time with Online Media to Surpass Linear TV in 2018

by Andrew Fenn

GroupM has released a new report examining consumer media consumption and advertising investment trends worldwide, focusing on the impact of technology and digital capabilities on consumers and advertisers. The company tabulated consumers’ time spent …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| TV Viewing| Vol 25 - Issue 17