Vol 25 - Issue 34


Energy Saving Slips in Europe with New TVs

by Bob Raikes

Advanced Television spoke to Markus Kick, a GfK specialist in Consumer Electronics who explained that the move to higher quality TVs is having a negative impact on the purchase of energy-saving TVs. He said …

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Hisense Expands TV Range to Include Laser TV

by Bob Raikes

Hisense mainly focuses on the largest European markets in Germany, France, the UK and Italy and also claims to be the top brand in Russia in the first half of 2018. Hisense had a …

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Switzerland Abandons DTT Transmission

by Bob Raikes

SRG in Switzerland, which has been operating DTT in the country, has been granted a new broadcasting concession that allows it to switch off its 200+ DVB-T terrestrial transmitters and discontinue the DTT service …

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Seoul Semiconductor Sues Fry’s Over TVs

by Bob Raikes

LED maker, Seoul Semiconductor via its Seoul Viosys subsidiary, has started a lawsuit against Fry’s Electronics of the US. The company said that Fry’s has been selling LCD TVs with LED backlights that infringe …

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Grundig TV Updates from IFA

by Chris Chinnock

Grundig (owned by Beko/Arçelik) did not highlight any TVs in its press materials at IFA, but there have been some updates. According to booth personnel, Dolby Vision has been implemented on some models. Also …

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Changhong Focus on OLED TVs: Upgrades with Android

by Chris Chinnock

As is typical of Changhong, they showed many TVs and a projection solution but did not have a spokesperson who could provide more than just the basic information. After reviewing what we wrote about …

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Sony Focuses on New Master Series TVs

by Chris Chinnock

At the Sony press conference, President and CEO Kenichiro Yoshida said Sony is focused on three main areas: electronics (to capture, record, watch and listen), entertainment (music, movies, anime, TV and games), and financial …

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Sharp Highlights Gen 2 8K Displays and Ecosystem

by Chris Chinnock

Sharp held a press conference at IFA and we attended. Clearly, one of the highlights was the introduction of Generation 2 8K displays. (the first generation barely shipped in Europe, despite a lot of …

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Fieldbit and InfinityAR Announce Smart Glasses Collaboration

by Andrew Fenn

Fieldbit, a developer of real-time AR collaboration solutions for field services, and InfinityAR have announced a strategic research and development alliance. Through this alliance, Fieldbit and InfinityAR will jointly develop a vertically integrated solution …

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Coptersafety Chooses Rockwell Collins Visual Systems for Training Simulator

by Andrew Fenn

Rockwell Collins has been selected by Coptersafety to provide three turnkey-integrated Level D helicopter dome-based complete visual systems, the company announced. The systems include multiple EP-8100 image generators, ultra-high resolution, liquid crystal over silicon …

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Pixelworks Iris Processor Used in ZTE Axon 9 Pro Smartphone

by Andrew Fenn

Pixelworks, a provider of visual processing solutions, has announced that ZTE’s Axon 9 Pro smartphone incorporates Pixelworks’ third-generation Iris chipset, powering its video streaming and picture quality. The company says that the technology enables …

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NEC Upgrades Business Monitors

by Milos Pavlovic

NEC Display in the US has announced two new monitors which update existing models. Art Marshall, Senior Product Manager for Desktop Displays at NEC Display Solutions said: “The 27″ MultiSync EA271Q significantly updates our …

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