Vol 25 - Issue 35


IDC: MEA PC Market Stabilises as Tablet Demand Continues to Plummet

by Andrew Fenn

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) personal computing devices (PCD) market, which is made up of desktops, notebooks, workstations and tablets, declined 7.7% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2018, according to IDC. Shipments …

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Water Park Incorporates VR Technology into Its Attractions

by Andrew Fenn

The Therme Erding water park in Erding, Germany has incorporated VR technology into its water slide attractions. Visitors can choose from a range of virtual worlds to be immersed within, including a snowy mountain …

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Fraunhofer FEP Unveils OLED Buttons for Textiles

by Andrew Fenn

Fraunhofer FEP will present OLED elements that can be integrated into textiles at the ESTC2018 conference, which takes place in Dresden, Germany from September 18th to the 21st. To simplify the integration of OLED …

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Analyst: Apple Video-on-Demand Service Will Be Worth Billions

by Andrew Fenn

Arecent report from Morgan Stanley has estimated that Apple’s forthcoming video-on-demand service will be worth $4.4 billion by 2025. Analyst Katy Huberty remarked: “While not a first mover, Apple’s attractive and sticky customer set …

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Fujifilm Outputs 4K with 10 Bits

by Bob Raikes

Fujifilm has added a new mirrorless camera, the X-T3, that is able to record true DCI 4096 x 2160 video at 60fps with 10 bits of grey scale in 4:2:2 format through its external …

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Patent Details New OLED Screen Technology for Apple Watch

by Andrew Fenn

A patent filed by Apple back during the second quarter of 2018 has surfaced, lending credence to recent reports that the Apple Watch Series 4 will feature a curved edge-to-edge OLED display. An additional …

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IDC: Indonesia Smartphone Shipments Post New Record High in 2018 Q2

by Andrew Fenn

According to IDC, smartphone shipments in Indonesia reached 9.4 million units in the second quarter of 2018, a growth of 22% quarter-on-quarter and 18% year-on-year, marking the highest shipments ever recorded in Indonesia. While …

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Eutelsat Launches Cirrus Satellite-OTT Hybrid Solution

by Andrew Fenn

Eutelsat is launching Eutelsat Cirrus, a hybrid satellite-OTT delivery solution, which the company says will enable broadcasters to offer a flexible, seamless content experience across multiple screens. It will provide a turnkey content delivery …

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DEG Announces Date and Itinerary for 4K Ultra HD Summit in LA

by Andrew Fenn

The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) will increase awareness and encourage ownership of Ultra HD devices and content at the 4K Ultra HD Summit on November 6th at Skirball Cultural Centre in Los Angeles, in …

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Will Apple Save the Day?

by Norbert Hildebrand

Again, Apple to the rescue. While the current sales development of AR, VR, MR, or any other “R” you can come up with, is still somewhat of a sore point with market research firms, …

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Vision, Displays and Brownfields to Healthfields (B2H)

by Len Scrogan

I suppose the first thing we need to cover is “what do we mean by brownfields and healthfields?” Let’s start with some dictionary definitions: brown·field /?broun?f?ld/1. Unused properties, such as abandoned gas stations, landfills, …

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