Vol 25 - Issue 38


Newzoo: Over a Billion OLED Smartphones on the Market in July 2018

by Andrew Fenn

According to Newzoo, there were over a billion phones with OLED screens on the market in July 2018, up 41% from 720 million in July 2016. 30.4% of all active smartphones in July 2018 …

Tags:Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Small Medium Panel Supply| Smartphone Market| Vol 25 - Issue 38

LG Display Reduces OLED TV Panel Shipment Forecast for China

by Andrew Fenn

At LG Display’s Chinese Partner Day, the company’s CMO commented that sales of OLED TV panels in China have so far proved weaker than expected and lower than those seen in Europe, the US …

Tags:China| Large Display Monitor| LG Displays (LGD)| OLED TVs| Vol 25 - Issue 38

Microsoft Reveals Staggered Launch and Upgrade for Surface Hub 2

by Andrew Fenn

Microsoft has made changes to the roadmap for its new 50.5″ Surface Hub 2 collaborative display. The Surface Hub 2S will launch in the second quarter of 2019 but, curiously, many of its new …

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Spanish AV Integrator Builds “The Largest Interactive Screen in the World”

by Andrew Fenn

Saudi Arabia Railway recently commemorated the launch of its new rail network by constructing a building in the country’s capital city of Riyadh to house what is claimed to be “the largest interactive screen …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LCD displays| MEA (Middle East & Africa)| Video Walls| Vol 25 - Issue 38


IDC Philippines: Smartphone Shipments Bounce Back

by Andrew Fenn

According to IDC, smartphone shipments in the Philippines reached 7.8 million units during the first half of 2018, a 5.6% growth year-on-year, allowing the market to bounce back from the -6.6% decline experienced in …

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Acer and Yulon Motor Reveal Co-Developed Autonomous Vehicle

by Andrew Fenn

Yulon Motor recently revealed the Luxgen S3 EV+, a new electric autonomous concept vehicle it has been developing in collaboration with Acer. The vehicle is powered by Acer Value Lab’s autonomous driving software system, …

Tags:Acer| Automotive| Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Taiwan| Vol 25 - Issue 38

Sharp China Wants to Boost TV Sales Revenue by 20% in 2019

by Andrew Fenn

According to local sources, shipments of Sharp TVs in China increased 25% year-on-year during the first eight months of 2018. Additionally, the company’s market share in the 60″ TV sector in that country has …

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Global Shipments of ESLs will Reach 100 Million with an Annual Growth of 18%

by Andrew Fenn

According to Sigmaintell, shipment volumes of electronic shelf labels (ESLs) will reach 100 million globally in 2018, with an annual growth rate of 18%. Electronic shelf labels are usually composed of display modules, control …

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IT Panel Pricing Flat in September and October

by Bob Raikes

Sigmaintell has put out its latest pricing data for IT LCD panels for mainstream monitors and notebooks and sees basically flat pricing from August to September (changes of $0.1 to $0.2) while it is …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| LCD displays| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Pricing| Vol 25 - Issue 38

Apple Upgrades iPhone XS Touch Display Refresh

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it, the latest IHS Markit tear down of the new Apple iPhone XS and XS Max flagship smartphones recently announced in an almost aside comment that the touch refresh rates …

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CDS Develops Dual Layer LCD

by Bob Raikes

Crystal Display Systems LTD (CDS) of the UK and a value-added reseller of flat panel display solutions, has launched a new transparent technology based on a transparent LCD sandwiched on top of a high …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Transparent Displays| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 25 - Issue 38

PMA Research Tracks Best-Selling Projectors in August

by Andrew Fenn

PMA Research, the market information specialist on projectors, has posted its most recent results. For more than 25 years, PMA has collected monthly sell-through data from US projector dealers, retailers, web resellers and distributors. …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Projectors| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 38