Vol 25 - Issue 24


A MicroLED by Any Other Name….

by Bob Raikes

We hit a new record report size this week with our SID report. (If you normally get it as an attachment but didn’t this week, it may have hit an email limit, but you …

Tags:Editorial| Large Display Monitor| MicroLED| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 24

Russian VR Firm Presents Stroke Recovery Technique at CEBIT

by Andrew Fenn

Russian developers have revealed “TauTracker”, a new VR technique for patients recovering after a stroke, at the CEBIT 2018 event in Hanover, Germany. The user manipulates objects in VR with their own hands to …

Tags:AR/VR| Mobile Display Monitor| Russia| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 24

4D Boosts Raspberry Pi Range to add Touch

by Bob Raikes

We reported on Australian company 4D Systems from the Embedded World event last year (Embedded World 2017 – Round Up). Now the company has released through its European distribution, a range of three new …

Tags:LCD Modules| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 24

IHS: First Foldable OLED Smartphone Displays to Hit Market This Year

by Andrew Fenn

While the flexible AMOLED display market included equal volumes of flat and curved displays in 2017, foldable displays weren’t expected to be in mass production until a few years later, according to IHS Markit’s …

Tags:Flexible Displays| IHS Markit| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 24

PeriscapeVR Launches Experience Centre at JFK Airport

by Andrew Fenn

PeriscapeVR has launched a VR Experience Centre at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, US. Featuring curated VR, the six-month pop-up will provide more than 70,000 daily passengers with experiences to enjoy …

Tags:AR/VR| Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 24

Microsoft No Longer Planning to Bring VR Support to Xbox One

by Andrew Fenn

Microsoft has done a U-turn on its plans to bring VR capabilities to Xbox One. Back when it was first announced, “Project Scorpio” — which went on to become the most recent addition to …

Tags:AR/VR| Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 24| xBox

HDR10+ Licensing, Logo Certification Program Begins

by Bob Raikes

HDR10+ Technologies LLC, which is controlling the HDR10+ specification, said that it has now started its licensing and logo programme. The programme is open to companies that can meet the technology and testing criteria …

Tags:4k| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 24

Amazon Prime Video App Launches for BT TV

by Andrew Fenn

Following an announcement last month, BT in the UK has officially launched Amazon Prime Video for its BT TV set-top-boxes. The company’s Tony Singh said, “We’re delighted to be the first UK pay TV …

Tags:Amazon| BT| Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| STBs| Vol 25 - Issue 24

teamLab Digital Art Museum Opens in Tokyo Bay

by Andrew Fenn

The recently-announced “Mori Building Digital Art Museum: Epson teamLab Borderless”, jointly operated by Mori Building Co. and teamLab, opened today (June 21st) in Tokyo Bay, Japan. The 10,000m² space consists of five “worlds” and …

Tags:Back Panel| Japan| Large Display Monitor| Pro AV| Projectors| Vol 25 - Issue 24

Wimbledon Tennis Tournament Coming to BBC iPlayer in UHD and HDR

by Andrew Fenn

The BBC will offer select games from this year’s Wimbledon tennis tournament in Ultra HD and HDR to viewers in the UK via its catch-up TV platform, iPlayer. The news follows a trial during …

Tags:4k| BBC| Large Display Monitor| Sports and Stadiums| UK (United Kingdom)| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 24

Epeat to Update Display & Computer Categories

by Bob Raikes

The Epeat label from the Green Electronics Council (GEC) is an important one for those that sell into the US government and public organisation market in the USA. The organisation has now updated its …

Tags:Environment| EPEAT| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 24

LG Updates Hotel TVs in the US

by Bob Raikes

LG Electronics in the US has added new TV sets to its UltraHD Hotel TV range at the 2018 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC). At the top of the range is a …

Tags:Hospitality Displays| Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 24