Vol 25 - Issue 40


Samsung Considering Big QD-OLED Investment

by Bob Raikes

Samsung has acknowledged that it is continuing to look at the possibility of using OLED substrates and materials to drive an architecture that exploits the work that it is doing to develop ‘QD Filter’ …

Tags:Forecasts| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Materials Market| OLEDs| Quantum Dots| Vol 25 - Issue 40

Another Management Shake-Up for Innolux

by Andrew Fenn

IJames Yangnnolux has shaken up its management structure for the second time in six months. Robert Hsiao, president of the company since March 2017, has been appointed vice chairman. He is succeeded by VP …

Tags:Innolux| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Recruitment & Appointments| Vol 25 - Issue 40

Epistar Spinning Off Semiconductor and Mini LED Business Units

by Andrew Fenn

Epistar’s semiconductor foundry business became a wholly-owned subsidiary called Epistar Semiconductor on October 1st, and the company says it plans to spin off its mini LED research and development unit in January 2019. The …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LED| MiniLED| Mobile Display Monitor| Reorganisation & Restructuring| Vol 25 - Issue 40

Socionext Supports 8K With Video and Bridge Chips

by Bob Raikes

Japanese supplier, Socionext, has developed a new ‘HV5’ series of chips that it will show at Ceatec and which support HDMI V2.1, to allow the display of 8K video with low latency. The SC1H05AC01 …

Tags:Chips| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Semiconductors| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Video Processors| Vol 25 - Issue 40

HP Boosts High End Notebooks

by Bob Raikes

HP has introduced new ZBooks in the Z by HP range, designed for content creators and designers. There are four new models (The HP ZBook Studio, HP ZBook Studio x360, HP ZBook G5 15 …

Tags:Colour Critical Monitors| HP Inc| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| PCs| Vol 25 - Issue 40

Eizo Surgical Monitor Supports Passive S3D

by Bob Raikes

Eizo has a new monitor in its CuratOR range for surgical use. The EX3141-3D is a 31.1″ UltraHD IPS monitor with 450 cd/m² of output and supports 3D operation for use in 3D endoscopy. …

Tags:3D display| Eizo| Large Display Monitor| Medical| Vol 25 - Issue 40

Google and Sky Join HbbTV Association

by Andrew Fenn

Over the past 12 months, seven new companies have joined the HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and …

Tags:Google| HbbTV| Large Display Monitor| Sky| Skyworth| Vol 25 - Issue 40

LG Electronics President and CTO to Deliver Pre-show Keynote at CES 2019

by Andrew Fenn

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has announced that President and CTO of LG Electronics, Dr I.P. Park, will deliver the pre-show keynote address at CES 2019. Dr. Park’s address will take place at 6:30 …

Tags:Back Panel| CES 2019| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 40

Deluxe Unveils New Colour Grading Environment in Hollywood

by Andrew Fenn

Deluxe today announced the debut of its new colour grading environment, Stage One. The theatre is equipped with projection hardware, as well as colour grading, audio and editorial systems. Located in Deluxe Audio Seward …

Tags:Cinema| Colour Grading| Large Display Monitor| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 40

Dell Adds to UltraSharp Range

by Bob Raikes

Dell has introduced a number of new monitors. One is the 49″ that our friend, Jon Peddie has looked at (Dell’s Gigundous* 49″ Ultrasharp Monitor) and has highlighted the S2719DC that we reported on …

Tags:Curved Displays| Dell| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 40

Italian Broadcasters Ask for Changes

by Andrew Fenn

Four Italian broadcasts — Cairo Network, Mediaset, Prima TV and ReteCapri — have requested that the Lazio Regional Administrative Court annuls regulator AgCom’s DTT frequency plan, ahead of the switch-over to free up the …

Tags:Italy| Large Display Monitor| Spectrum Allocation| Terrestrial (DTT)| Vol 25 - Issue 40

LG Transparent

LG Plans Transparent OLEDs for 2019

by Milos Pavlovic

LG Electronics has shown a new 0.4mm transparent OLED for digital signage at the Gitex conference in Dubai. Kyu Chan (Ben) Her, senior director for information display at LG Electronics Middle East and North …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| LG Electronics (LGE)| MEA (Middle East & Africa)| OLEDs| Transparent Displays| Vol 25 - Issue 40