Vol 25 - Issue 40


Digitimes: MiniLED Pixel Pitch to be Reduced Even Further in 2019

by Andrew Fenn

Digitimes Research has predicted that miniLED pixel pitch could be reduced to between 0.4 and 0.5mm in 2019. The smallest miniLED pixel pitch achieved so far in 2018 is 0.75mm. Several panel-makers in Japan, …

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Chrome-Based Digital Signage Grew 15.9% Year-on-Year in 2018 Q2

by Andrew Fenn

As reported by Digitimes, new data from IDC indicates that digital signage demand is growing, after shipments in the second quarter of 2018 reached 871,300 units, 10% more than the first quarter and a …

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Netflix Adds Nearly 7 Million New Subscribers

by Milos Pavlovic

Netflix added 6.96 million new subscribers during the third quarter of 2018, bringing its global total to 137 million. 1.09 million of these new subscribers were added in the US alone. The company predicts …

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Study: 80% of US Cable Subscribers Also Stream Digital Video

by Andrew Fenn

Telaria, a software platform for the management of video advertising, and Adobe Advertising Cloud, an independent platform for managing advertising across traditional TV and digital formats, have released a new study which finds that …

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US Startup Has 3.3″ “Secondary Smartphone” Device

by Andrew Fenn

A San Francisco-based startup has launched Palm, described by The Verge as “a sidecar for your smartphone”. The smartphone is made with Gorilla Glass and has a 3.3″ LCD display with a resolution of …

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Sears Files for Bankruptcy: “We Remain Open for Business”

by Andrew Fenn

Following reports earlier this month that Sears is in the process of selling off billions of dollars’ worth of assets to deal with ongoing financial problems (Sears Sells Off Assets to Deal with Multi-Billion-Dollar …

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MDM Product Roundup Vol 25 #40

by Bob Raikes

Amazon is updating the Kindle Paperwhite that continues to sell at $130 in the US and will ship from November. The unit is waterproof to IPX8 (2m of water for an hour). There is …

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Jaunt Announces Closure of VR Projects to Focus on AR

by Andrew Fenn

Immersive media company Jaunt VR has announced it will be refocusing its efforts on developing technologies for the scaled creation of AR content, driven by the response to its recent developments in volumetric XR …

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Strategy Analytics: Larger Smartphones Increase in Consumer Acceptance

by Andrew Fenn

A new report from Strategy Analytics surveying consumers in the US, Western Europe, China and India has explored consumer smartphone size preference. Flagship device sizes between 5” and 5.5” continue to be preferred by …

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SIS Installs LED in the UK

by Andrew Fenn

SIS Digital has unveiled a full-motion LED screen in Derby, United Kingdom, at leisure complex The Riverlights. The new screen, measuring 4.8 metres wide and 6.8 metres high, has inbuilt wireless and near-field capability. …

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Digital Projection 4K Laser Powers Dome Planetarium at Minnesota Museum

by Andrew Fenn

Having undergone a $79 million renovation, Minnesota’s Bell Museum now features a dome planetarium, powered by Digital Projection’s Insight Dual Laser 4K projection system. The device features true 4K resolution at 60 frames per …

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LG Display and Lenovo Collaborating on Foldable OLED Tablet PC?

by Andrew Fenn

Industry sources have revealed to ET News that LG Display and Lenovo are joining forces to market a foldable tablet PC with a 13″ OLED display. “The two firms have recently signed a non-disclosure …

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