Vol 25 - Issue 18


ZTE Reverberations May Continue

by Bob Raikes

We lead MDM with the news of the effect of the US administration’s decision to cut off supply of US technology causing ZTE to halt production and triggering analysts to wonder if ZTE can …

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JDI Boosts LCD PPI to 1000 for VR

by Bob Raikes

Japan Display Inc (JDI) has developed a new 3.25″ LCD with 1001 ppi for VR applications, a boost from the previous 803 ppi panel. The resolution of the display is 2160 x 2422 and …

Tags:Japan Display Inc (JDI)| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 18

eSports Monitors Hot in China

by Bob Raikes

Sigmaintell of China reports that the eSports market in China is driving strong monitor sales with specialised displays selling 250,000 sets in the first quarter – from less than 50,000 a year ago. The …

Tags:China| Desktop Monitors| eSports| Game Playing| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 18

Sigmaintell Releases Automotive Panel Shares

by Bob Raikes

Sigmaintell of China released its forecast that automotive display panel shipments will reach 170 million this year (excluding the aftermarket). This is a boost of 12% from 2017, when the volume was around 150. …

Tags:Automotive| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 18

VESA Rolls Out DisplayHDR Test Tool for PC HDR Display Professionals

by Bob Raikes

The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has released a new DisplayHDRtest tool that is intended to allow users to confirm the display parameters set out in VESA’s High-Performance Monitor and Display Compliance Test Specification …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Testing| VESA| Vol 25 - Issue 18

New Sharp Smartphone Features Dedicated Video Camera

by Andrew Fenn

Sharp’s forthcoming Aquos R2 smartphone features a 16-megapixel camera dedicated solely to recording video, capable of capturing Ultra HD-quality video, with a wide-angle lens, a 135° field of view and electronic video stabilisation, alongside …

Tags:Dolby Vision| Mobile Display Monitor| sharp| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 18

Can You Predict the Future?

by Bob Raikes

Everybody knows that nobody can predict the future. Many of the forecasts I have had to make over the years have been dependent on exchange rates. If I could forecast exchange rates for just …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Forecasts| TVs (TV Sets)| Video Walls| Vol 25 - Issue 18

Corning Opens 10.5G LCD Glass Substrate Facility in China

by Andrew Fenn

Corning Incorporated recently hosted a launch ceremony for its new 10.5G LCD glass substrate manufacturing facility co-located with the BOE plant in the Hefei Xinzhan Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone in the Anhui Province, China. …

Tags:China| Glass| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 18

Midas Displays Appoints Distributor Easby Electronics

by Andrew Fenn

In the UK, Midas Displays has appointed Easby Electronics as a franchised distributor, who will market, promote and supply its complete portfolio of display products, services and solutions, including LCD, TFT-LCD and OLED. To …

Tags:Distribution| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 18

Steam Link App will Stream PC Games to iOS and Android Devices

by Andrew Fenn

PC gamers will be able to stream their games from their computer to iOS and Android devices including Apple TV later this month, via the Steam Link app. To use the app, players will …

Tags:Apple| Game Playing| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 18

BenQ SW240 is for Entry Level Photographers

by Bob Raikes

BenQ in the US has announce the SW240, a 24.1″ IPS with 1920 x 1200 resolution monitor that is intended for price-sensitive photography professionals and is part of the AQColor SQ PhotoVue range. The …

Tags:BenQ| Colour Critical Monitors| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 18

Tyler Pruitt of Calman Talks about OLEDs

by Bob Raikes

We found an interesting talk online by Tyler Pruitt of Portrait Displays/Calman, in which he talks in detail on calibrating mastering monitors and in particular, he gives out some interesting information on the LUTs …

Tags:4k| Display Calibration| Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| OLED TVs| Portrait Displays| Vol 25 - Issue 18