Vol 25 - Issue 35


AV Stumpfl Wings Vioso Software Used for Lisbon Projection

by Andrew Fenn

The Carmo Archaeological Museum was recently the backdrop for Portuguese multimedia company Ocubo to stage its recent video-mapping project, Lisbon Under Stars, featuring a combination of 360° digital animation, live action and special effect …

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Portugal| Projection Mapping| Vol 25 - Issue 35

AR Firm Meta Company Puts 65% of Its Staff on Furlough

by Andrew Fenn

AR headset firm Meta Company has sent 65% of its staff home for a month in the midst of the US-China trade war. Talking to Bloomberg, the company’s CEO Meron Gribetz remarked: “The Chinese …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Mobile Display Monitor| Reorganisation & Restructuring| Vol 25 - Issue 35

ViewSonic UHD Kiosks Have a Touch Option

by Bob Raikes

ViewSonic has two new 55″ ‘ePoster’ kiosks with support for UltraHD resolution. The EP5540 and EP5540T have scratch-proof tempered glass faceplates, 400 cd/m² of output, 6ms response time and stereo 10W speakers. The T …

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“Quarterly OLED Market Report for TV” was just published.

by Bob Raikes

UBI released its report on the development of the OLED TV market. The company believes that the area of large OLED production was flat between Q1 and Q2 (which is not bad, when the …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LG Displays (LGD)| OLED TVs| Pricing| Vol 25 - Issue 35


LG & Samsung Look to VR & Automotive at IMID

by Bob Raikes

At IMID 2018, both LG Display and Samsung showed new OLED displays. LG Display showed a 77″ transparent flexible OLED and a 55″ video wall OLED. The 77″ has peak brightness of just 200 …

Tags:Automotive| Large Display Monitor| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Samsung| Small & Medium Displays| Vol 25 - Issue 35

Renesas to Acquire Integrated Device Technology

by Andrew Fenn

Renesas and Integrated Device Technology, a supplier of analogue mixed-signal products including sensors, connectivity and wireless power, have signed a definitive agreement under which Renesas will acquire IDT for $6.7 billion. The boards of …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| Renesas| Semiconductors| Vol 25 - Issue 35

Research Team Unveil MagicScroll Rollable OLED Tablet Device

by Andrew Fenn

A team of researchers at the Human Media Lab of Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada has developed MagicScroll, featuring a 7.6″ 2048 × 1080 flexible OLED display wrapped around a cylinder. Image: Human Media …

Tags:Back Panel| Flexible Displays| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 25 - Issue 35

Nvidia Brings 120Hz Display Mode to Shield TV

by Andrew Fenn

Nvidia has updated its Shield TV media player/games console hybrid device with a 120Hz display mode, supporting TVs and monitors with high-refresh-rate capabilities. High-refresh-rate gaming is in an odd position. While PlayStation 4 is …

Tags:Consoles| Game Playing| HFR - High Frame Rate| Large Display Monitor| Nvidia| Vol 25 - Issue 35

Aopen Updates Interactive Displays

by Bob Raikes

AOpen has a new series of touch displays, the eTile-X series which can be used in self-service kiosks or stand-alone kiosks with floor or table mounts. The displays have FullHD resolution and wide viewing …

Tags:Kiosks| Large Display Monitor| Touch| Touch Displays| Vol 25 - Issue 35

BenQ AddsMulti-Touch Display Series Based on IR

by Bob Raikes

BenQ has introduced two new models of multi-touch displays, designed for use in education. The RM Series will be available in 55″, 65″, 75″ and 86″ sizes with UltraHD (although BenQ US were just …

Tags:BenQ| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| Touch Displays| Vol 25 - Issue 35

Two Major German Department Store Chains to Merge

by Andrew Fenn

In the face of rising competition from e-commerce, two German department store chains — Kaufhof and Karstadt — will merge in a billion-dollar deal, anonymous sources close to the matter have revealed. Image:Karstadt Karstadt …

Tags:Germany| Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Retailers| Vol 25 - Issue 35

IDC: New Zealand Now a Global Leader in Smart TV Adoption

by Andrew Fenn

New Zealand consumers, driven by increasing demand for video streaming services, are now a global leader in the adoption of smart TVs, according to IDC. New Zealanders now own an average of 4.2 electronic …

Tags:IDC| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Smart TV| Vol 25 - Issue 35