Vol 25 - Issue 38


Connekt Announces T-Commerce Partnership with Sony

by Andrew Fenn

Technology company Connekt is collaborating with Sony Electronics to enable Connekt’s T-Commerce platform on select Sony Smart TVs and Blu-ray disc players in the US. Through Connekt’s ShopTV application, users will be able to …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Smart TV| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 38

Researchers: “VR Can Improve Performance During Exercise”

by Andrew Fenn

Using VR headsets while exercising can reduce pain and increase how long someone can sustain an activity, according to new research from the University of Kent’s School of Engineering and Digital Arts in the …

Tags:AR/VR| Mobile Display Monitor| Sports and Stadiums| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 38

Optoma Adds to L/P Installation Range

by Bob Raikes

Optoma has updated its ZU650+ projector to the 6,500 lumen (6,000 Ansi) 1920 x 1200 ZU660e. The unit has seven lenses including a dome lens and a UST option. The DLP projector has a …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Laser Phosphor Projectors| Optoma| Projectors| Vol 25 - Issue 38

Microsoft Surface Studio 2 Keeps 28″ Display

by Bob Raikes

Microsoft has upgraded its Surface Studio All-in-one PC for content creators to the Surface Studio 2. The system is claimed to have 50% faster graphics performance using Nvidia GTX1060 or GTX1070 cards. It continues …

Tags:All-in-ones (AIOs)| Large Display Monitor| Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 38

Microsoft Launches New Surface Pro and Surface Laptop

by Andrew Fenn

Microsoft has revealed two new Surface products — the Surface Laptop 2 and the Surface Pro 6 (and a new Surface Studio, which we cover separately in LDM). The Surface Laptop 2 features a …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 25 - Issue 38

LGD Asks Staff to Take Voluntary Retirement as it Focuses on OLED

by Andrew Fenn

Having previously said it would not let employees go in order to try and stem the migration of talent to competitors in China, a spokesperson for LG Display has confirmed to Reuters that the …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| Reorganisation & Restructuring| Vol 25 - Issue 38

HiSense Reveals Another Dual-Screen Smartphone

by Andrew Fenn

HiSense has officially revealed its next dual-screen smartphone, the A6. The device incorporates a 6.01″ AMOLED display with a resolution of 2160 × 1080 and 402 ppi but, similar to the company’s A2 handset …

Tags:Hisense| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 38

NTHU Prefers new iPhone for Less Blue Light Effect

by Bob Raikes

We reported on work done by the National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan on the potentially negative effects of blue light on humans (Back to Candlelight – the Shift Away from Blue Spectrum Light) …

Tags:Blue Light| iPhone| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Taiwan| Vol 25 - Issue 38

Posiflex Kiosks Go up to 32″

by Bob Raikes

Posiflex Technology Inc of Taiwan, which opened a new corporate office in the US, having acquired Kiosk Information Systems a couple of years ago and Portwell in 2017. Now the company is showing four …

Tags:Kiosks| Large Display Monitor| QSRs & Menu Boards| Touch PCs| Vol 25 - Issue 38

LDM Product Roundup Vol 25 #38

by Milos Pavlovic

We don’t normally cover broadcast equipment, but just to highlight the development of support for HDR in the industry we though we would mention the Aja HDR Image Analyzer. The 1U rack unit has …

Tags:DLP Projectors| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Interactive Displays| Large Display Monitor| UST Projectors| Vol 25 - Issue 38

Silead Bringing New Under-Display Fingerprint Sensor to Market

by Andrew Fenn

China’s Silead has informed Digitimes that it has begun developing a new under-display fingerprint sensor. The new module is based on the company’s MEMS-CMOS platform and uses piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducers. The company expects …

Tags:Fingerprint Recognition| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 38

HP Spectre Folio Convertible PC Now Available for Pre-order

by Andrew Fenn

HP has unveiled the Spectre Folio, a convertible PC made with 100% chromed tan, full-grain leather, which the company says has allowed it to create an all-new computer form factor. The device can be …

Tags:Convertible PCs| HP Inc| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 38