Vol 25 - Issue 31


DisplayMate Gives Note 9 an ‘A+’

by Bob Raikes

Ray Soneira of DisplayMate has conducted one of his in-depth reviews of the display on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 which was launched globally last week (Samsung Unpacked 2018: The Galaxy Note 9 is …

Tags:DisplayMate| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Samsung| Smartphones| Testing| Vol 25 - Issue 31

Siggraph Opens My Ears to VR

by Bob Raikes

I’ve been in Vancouver most of this week and we’ll have the report on the Siggraph event for you next week. It was interesting and was a first attendence at the event for me. …

Tags:audio| CAD-CAM-CAE| Editorial| GPUs| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Nvidia| Vol 25 - Issue 31

Lenovo Adds Portable Thin & Light Workstation

by Bob Raikes

Lenovo has released a new portable workstation, the ThinkPad P1 that is said to be 35% lighter than the previous version, with weight from 1.7kg (3.76lbs). The system is intended for professional applications in …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Lenovo| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 25 - Issue 31| Workstations

NOA N10 Wins EISA Best Buy Smartphone Award

by Andrew Fenn

Croatian electronics company Hangar18’s NOA N10 smartphone has won EISA’s Best Buy Smartphone 2018-2019 award, the second consecutive year that a NOA device has received the accolade. Winners were chosen at an EISA press …

Tags:Awards| Back Panel| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 31

Digital Projection Chosen for Exhibition at Hamburg’s Deichtorhallen

by Andrew Fenn

Earlier this year, an exhibition at the Deichtorhallen museum in Hamburg, Germany used Digital Projection’s E-Vision Laser 10K projectors. Technical director Ivo Schob explained: “Using projection was a key part of the curatorial concept …

Tags:Back Panel| Digital Projection Inc (DPI)| Large Display Monitor| Museums & Exhibitions| Projectors| Vol 25 - Issue 31

Is the Samsung Q9 Overpriced? — Part 2

by Ken Werner

Two weeks ago I suggested that, although Samsung’s top-of-the-line Q9 quantum-dot TV set is likely the best-looking television set on the planet, it may well be substantially overpriced relative to the new Vizio P9 …

Tags:LCD TVs| LG Electronics (LGE)| OLED TVs| Samsung| Vol 25 - Issue 31

Future LG and Samsung Smartphones to Feature Rear Displays?

by Andrew Fenn

Patent filings that have appeared online indicate that Samsung and LG may soon implement full-colour secondary displays on the backs of their smartphones. One from Samsung shows a rear screen approximately half the size …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Patents| Vol 25 - Issue 31

Sony Xperia XZ3 to Feature 48MP Camera and Flexible OLED Display?

by Andrew Fenn

Leaked images said to be of Sony’s forthcoming Xperia XZ3 smartphone have emerged online, while some reports have indicated that the device may feature a 48-megapixel primary camera. Indeed, Sony recently announced the development …

Tags:Flexible Displays| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| sony| Vol 25 - Issue 31

JDI Result 13/8/2018

by Yvette Raikes

Japan Display Inc. announced Q1 net losses of ¥1.8 billion ($16.0 million), an improvement on losses of ¥31.5 billion ($283.6 million) a year earlier, on turnover of ¥103.3 billion ($931.2 million), down from ¥188.6 …

Tags:Financial Data| Japan Display Inc (JDI)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 31

Mobile Gaming to Account for More Than 50% of the Global Market in 2018

by Andrew Fenn

Newzoo forecasts that mobile gaming will continue to be the largest segment of the overall gaming market, following 10 years of double-digit growth since the first iPhone was launched in 2007. In total, mobile …

Tags:Game Playing| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 31

Samsung Announces Cross-Device Partnership with Spotify

by Andrew Fenn

Announced at Samsung Unpacked 2018 last week, Samsung is entering into a long-term partnership with Spotify to create a seamless cross-device listening experience for its users. The music platform will be integrated into Samsung’s …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Streaming Audio| Vol 25 - Issue 31

VR Intelligence Releases New Industry Survey

by Andrew Fenn

VR Intelligence has released its latest industry survey, revealing “overwhelmingly positive feedback” from enterprise end-users. Of the respondents, 83% of VR and 69% of AR users said they see the benefits of their related …

Tags:AR/VR| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 31