Vol 25 - Issue 35


Asus Down 8% for YTD in August

by Milos Pavlovic

Asustek was in a positive mood when we met with the company at IFA, but the August sales report does not make such happy reading as the company was down 11% to NT$33.69 billion …

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Sky Deutschland Launches Sky Ticket TV Stick

by Andrew Fenn

Sky Deutschland has launched the Sky Ticket TV Stick. Developed in partnership with Roku, the device connects to any TV with an HDMI input and uses Wi-Fi to provide access to TV shows, movies …

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HDR on Projectors can be Tricky

by Chris Chinnock

You may have noticed that a lot of home theater and some ProAV projectors are now advertising HDR support. That should mean that they are able to detect and HDR signals and switch into …

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Is MicroDisplay on the Last 20%?

by Bob Raikes

A few months ago I wrote a Display Daily article about the challenges in driving microLEDs. It’s only one of a number of challenges, but in the last three months, I have had a …

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Virgin Media Launches Dedicated Ultra HD TV Channel

by Andrew Fenn

Virgin Media is launching what it calls “the UK’s first dedicated ultra high definition entertainment channel”, which will start broadcasting from September 17th. The channel will be exclusively available for Virgin TV Full House …

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Samsung Cable Supports DeX on HDMI

by Bob Raikes

Samsung has released a new cable that can be used with the recently announced Note 9 smartphone that can convert the USB-C connector to an HDMI port. The cable can also be used with …

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Teleste Aiming at Public Transport

by Bob Raikes

Teleste of Finland will show a new range of stretched displays at the Innotrans 2018 event which will take place in Berlin from 18th to 21st of September. The displays are designed for public …

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Samsung Debuts First Onyx Multiplex Theatre in Shanghai

by Andrew Fenn

Samsung Electronics has opened its first Onyx multiplex theatre at Shanghai Arch Wanda Cinema in Shanghai, China. The theatre, which opened on September 7th, features six Samsung Onyx screens. The company says that Onyx …

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Check Out the Goovis Cinego G2 VR Headset

by Andrew Fenn

The Goovis Cinego G2 6DoF VR headset features two 0.7″ 1080p OLED microdisplays with a 16:9 aspect ratio, a 10,000:1 contrast ratio, 3,147 pixels per inch, 60Hz refresh and a 53° field of view. …

Tags:HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Microdisplays| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 35

IHS: Tight Supplies Impede LCD Panel Cost Reduction in 2018 Q3

by Andrew Fenn

Tight supplies of display panel materials and components, such as driver integrated circuits (ICs), glass substrates and polarisers, are expected to slow the decline rate of LCD panel costs, according to IHS Markit. Supplies …

Tags:Display Drivers| IHS Markit| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Polarisers| Pricing| Vol 25 - Issue 35

IDC: Shipments of Digital Media Adapters Quietly Grew in 2018 Q2

by Andrew Fenn

The worldwide market for smart home devices, inclusive of connected lights, smart speakers, connected thermostats, smart TVs, home monitoring/security products, digital media adapters and more, grew 38.5% to 130.1 million shipments in the second …

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Samsung 75″ microLED TV based on PlayNitride LEDs

by Andrew Fenn

Industry sources in Taiwan have reported that Samsung will produce a 75″ microLED TV with a panel constructed using 30 × 50-micron microLED chips from PlayNitride. The TV is scheduled for release in 2019, …

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