Vol 25 - Issue 34


Asus Expands Use of ScreenPad

by Bob Raikes

Asus had plenty to show us and the company, this year, was back in the Messe after being just in the centre of Berlin for some years. We were pleased, as it is hard …

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Epistar Showed 25-Micron Mini LEDs for FPP Displays at Touch Taiwan

by Andrew Fenn

Epistar showcased 25-micron mini LEDs for RGB fine-pixel-pitch (FPP) displays at Touch Taiwan 2018, shaving off over half from the 60-micron chips currently in use. A 40-micron chip made by the company is currently …

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New GIS Under-Display Fingerprint Sensors to Ship in 2018 Q3

by Andrew Fenn

General Interface Solution’s chairman Chou Hsien-ying recently told Digitimes that the company will begin shipments of its third-generation ultrasonic under-display fingerprint sensor technology during the second half of 2018. The hardware will first appear …

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Short Supply of 14nm Intel CPU to Affect PC Shipments

by Andrew Fenn

The supply of Intel’s new 14-nanometer CPUs — powering the new MacBook range due to be launched in September, amongst others — is falling short of demand, according to a recent report by Digitimes. …

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AOpen President Reveals AI, PC and VR Enterprise Partnership with Acer

by Andrew Fenn

In an interview with Digitimes, AOpen president Dale Tsai revealed that the company is collaborating with Acer on a range of new enterprise solutions incorporating Acer’s AI, PC and wearable VR technology. Tsai also …

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AUO Chairman Predicts a Healthy Second Half of 2018 for Panel Industry

by Andrew Fenn

Digitimes reports that AU Optronics chairman Paul Peng has high hopes for the panel industry, as smartphone and TV brands bolster their inventories heading into the second half of 2018. The company is currently …

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Several Chinese Manufacturers Look to Epistar for LED Chip Supply

by Andrew Fenn

Epistar has revealed it has seen significant growth in orders for LED backlighting components for smartphones, LCD TV panels and fine-pixel-pitch (FPP) displays from China-based manufacturers, according to Digitimes. The catalyst for this growth …

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StarHub Launches Streaming Box with Android TV Oreo Operator Tier

by Andrew Fenn

StarHub iin the US unveiled its Go streaming box, an all-in-one entertainment solution combining StarHub’s content catalogue and the Google Play store. Powered by the Android TV Oreo OS (said to be the first) …

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Cosmote TV Delivers Smart Remote Experience on Zenterio STBs

by Andrew Fenn

Zenterio, a TV and multiscreen software client solutions provider, has announced that OTE Group, a Greek telecommunications provider, has chosen the Eurobox STB with Zenterio OS for its Cosmote TV service. Zenterio OS allows …

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Accedo Launches Targeted Advertising Solution for AR

by Andrew Fenn

Accedo has launched a targeted advertising solution for AR experiences with the API integration of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental MediaTailor. Powered by the Accedo One video platform, it’s designed to provide a more …

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Jarvish Debuts Motorcycle Helmet with AR Capability

by Arthur Berman

Jarvish Inc. (Taipei, Taiwan) has launched two new motorcycle helmets. The model X helmet includes an assortment of smart and connected features that are not uncommon in this class of product. Also included in …

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IFA 2018 Catch Up

by Bob Raikes

After major shows, there are always a few items that slipped by us at the time and we report some from IFA. Huawei impressed with its new Kirin 980 chip and the Honor sub-brand …

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