Vol 25 - Issue 34


Dell’s Monitors Well Represented at IFA

by Bob Raikes

Dell showed its S2719DC which combines a glass LGP, DisplayHDR 600 and USB docking into a single monitor at the Showstoppers event, but the company also had a good presentation of its monitor range, …

Tags:Dell| Desktop Monitors| IFA 2018| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 25 - Issue 34

Just a Few Displays at Showstoppers

by Bob Raikes

We went to the Showstoppers event on the evening before the main event after a dash back from the 3IT event. There is less and less display-related technology, it seems, at Showstoppers each time …

Tags:Flexible Displays| IFA 2018| Large Display Monitor| OLEDs| Smartwatches| Vol 25 - Issue 34

Toshiba Moving to Full Android TVs

by Bob Raikes

Toshiba held a press event on its booth that clashed with the Sony event, so had a relatively limited turnout from journalists. The Toshiba brand is currently run by Vestel in Europe, although Hisense …

Tags:Dolby Vision| HDR - High Dynamic Range| IFA 2018| Large Display Monitor| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| toshiba| TVs (TV Sets)| Vestel| Vol 25 - Issue 34

Philips TVs ‘Not Just Another OLED’

by Bob Raikes

Philips held its usual big press conference in the back area of its booth, which is then used for supplier and partner meetings. The first topic was health and lifestyle and topics covered include …

Tags:Consoles| Desktop Monitors| Game Playing| HDR - High Dynamic Range| IFA 2018| Large Display Monitor| OLED TVs| Quantum Dots| Touch Displays| Vol 25 - Issue 34

Samsung Focuses on 8K, AI, IoT and 5G at IFA

by Chris Chinnock

Samsung generated plenty of pre-IFA news when the media started reporting on the 8K TV banners hanging around the IFA fairgrounds. The company did not disappoint, revealing its plans to roll out 8K TV …

Tags:Curved Displays| Desktop Monitors| Game Playing| HDR - High Dynamic Range| IFA 2018| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| UltraHD (4KTV)| Upscaling| Vol 25 - Issue 34

IFA, IBC, VR and 8K Musings

by Bob Raikes

The early part of the week saw us still at IFA and we have shorter issues this week as we have also been working on the IFA special report, which will be out early …

Tags:Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 34

Eizo Supports HDR Content with New Monitor

by Bob Raikes

Eizo Corporation globally announced the ColorEdge CG279X, a 27″ QuadHD 2560 x 1440 monitor designed for colour critical applications and using a number of features for content creators. The monitor supports HLG and PQ …

Tags:Colour Critical Monitors| Desktop Monitors| Eizo| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 34

KPN’s Digitenne Starts DVB-T2 transition

by Bob Raikes

KPN in the Netherlands has said that it has started the transition of its DTT service to support DVB-T2 which will maintain the number of channels, but will move from SD to HD by …

Tags:DVB-T & T2| HEVC (H.265)| Large Display Monitor| Netherlands| Terrestrial (DTT)| Vol 25 - Issue 34

Free Plans New Box

by Bob Raikes

TV service provider, Free, in France, which has been an innovator in the market, has been having a hard time recently, losing 70,000 subscribers and revenue in the first half of the year. To …

Tags:France| Large Display Monitor| STBs| Vol 25 - Issue 34

Samsung Display Has a Task Force for Foldables

by Bob Raikes

There is more and more noise around the possibility of Samsung making a folding smartphone, although there were reports of some damping down of speculation by Samsung last month, and Samsung Display has set …

Tags:Flexible Displays| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 34

Research Uncovers Communication and Safety Issues with In-Flight VR

by Andrew Fenn

Dutch airline KLM and aerospace research firm NLR recently studied the effects of passengers using VR headsets in relation to safety, on-board service, experience and comfort. The experiment took place in a KLM cabin …

Tags:AR/VR| Aviation| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 34


Apple “Secretly?” Visits AUO and Epistar

by Bob Raikes

We loved a story that was in the press in Asia that said that Apple has ‘secretly’ visited AUO and Epistar in Taiwan to talk about and check on the progress of the development …

Tags:Apple| AUO| Large Display Monitor| LED| MicroLED| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 34