Vol 25 - Issue 35


CI Plus Launches New ECP Security Level

by Andrew Fenn

Common Interface (CI) Plus has launched a new enhanced content protection (ECP) security level designed to protect the next generation of premium content and Ultra HD TV. The new security level is based upon …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Security| TVs (TV Sets)| Vol 25 - Issue 35

Access and Foxxum Announce Collaboration on Smart TV UIs

by Andrew Fenn

Access and Foxxum are collaborating on the development of user interfaces for multi-platform services based on Linux for the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). The joint solution will enable operators in emerging markets to …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Operating Systems| Smart TV| Vol 25 - Issue 35

Panasonic Unveils New Toughbook Rugged Tablet Device

by Andrew Fenn

Panasonic has revealed its new Toughbook FZ-L1 fully rugged tablet. The device, which runs Android 8.1, powered by a Qualcomm 1.1GHz processor, features a 7″ IPS LCD display with Dragontrail Pro protected glass, a …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Panasonic| Rugged Displays| tablets| Vol 25 - Issue 35

Optoma FullHD Projector is UST

by Bob Raikes

Optoma has a new DLP-based UST projector, the HD31UST, which has 3,400 lumens and FullHD resolution which can be displayed with a 100″ diagonal from just 30cm (throw ratio 0.25:1). Contrast is quoted at …

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Small Panel Suppliers Have Disappointing August

by Yvette Raikes

The four Taiwanese panel suppliers that we track saw a disappointing result last month with overall shipments of 91.458 million small and medium panels, down 20.6% MoM and 17.8% YoY. AU Optronics saw its …

Tags:AUO| CPT| Financial Data| Hannstar (Hannspree)| Innolux| Mobile Display Monitor| Small Medium Panel Supply| Vol 25 - Issue 35

August Large Panel Shipments Up

by Yvette Raikes

The four Taiwanese panel suppliers that we track saw an improvement last month with overall shipments of 21.31 million large panels, up 1% MoM and 4.3% YoY. AU Optronics saw its August turnover rise …

Tags:AUO| CPT| Financial Data| Hannstar (Hannspree)| Innolux| Large Display Monitor| Large LCD Supply| Vol 25 - Issue 35

Pimax Headsets to Begin Shipping this Month

by Andrew Fenn

Pimax’s 8K headset entered mass production in July, following months of delays. The company now says that it is confident that all Kickstarter backers will receive their devices by the end of the year. …

Tags:AR/VR| Crowdfunding (Kickstarter etc)| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 35

NEC US Exploits S[Quadrat] Acquisition

by Bob Raikes

NEC Display Solutions in the US has released the F-Series indoor fine pitch direct view LED (dvLED) and Q-Series indoor and outdoor dvLED panels which are designed to make the most of the acquisition …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LED| NEC| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 35

LG C7 OLED Exhibits Image Burn in RTings 4000-Hour Test

by Andrew Fenn

LG’s OLED burn-in woes continue, as the company’s 2017 C7 OLED TV produced poor results during RTings’ recent 4,000-hour test. Previously, the company stated that its TVs can display images for 30,000 hours of …

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Sharp Teases New Flagship Handset with Flexible OLED at IFA 2018

by Andrew Fenn

Sharp brought its latest flagship smartphone handset to the IFA 2018 conference in Berlin this week, ahead of the device’s official launch. Codenamed “Johnny”, the device, currently known by its model number 801SH, features …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| sharp| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 35

IDTechEx: OLED Market to Reach $25.5 Billion in Sales During 2018

by Andrew Fenn

A new report from IDTechEx Research provides a comprehensive assessment of OLED display technologies and markets based on primary research conducted globally by the company’s analysts. The research finds that, in 2018, the OLED …

Tags:Forecasts| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 25 - Issue 35

US Internet-Connected TV Devices to Grow at 7% CAGR Until 2021

by Andrew Fenn

In the US, at the end of 2017, 210 million devices were installed in consumer homes, actively delivering internet connectivity to the TV screen, and by the end of 2021, there are forecast to …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| NPD| OTT Video| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 35