A Review of ISE

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Sure, 80 percent of the attendees of this year’s ISE show in Amsterdam are European, but, it’s the sheer numbers of them that astounded me — and many others here at Integrated Systems Europe in February 2011. Literally almost 35,000 attendees scanned their badges as they walked into the 10 massive halls of AV exhibits […]

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Samsung Acquires Liquavista

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A few months after debuting its first flexible ePaper prototype displays, Liquavista BV (based in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, and spun out from Philips Research Labs in 2006) is being acquired by Samsung Electronics. Johan Feenstra is succeeding Guy Demuynck as the company CEO. A pioneer in ePaper technology (displays for e-readers, mobile phones, media players […]

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Samsung to Develop Ad Networks?

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What does a company with of $79 billion in sales last year (a 23 percent increase over the year before) really want? Well, Samsung is considering a plan to push interactive advertisements from other companies through Samsung’s phones and flat-screen TVs. Samsung’s new apps (similar to Apple’s store for its iPhone) lets consumers stream content […]

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Samsung To Debuts World’s Brightest Pico Projector – 30 Lumens!

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Weighing less than an iPhone, Samsung’s first Pico LED projector, the H03, will feature 30 ANSI brightness in a lightweight, fairly cool looking design – but it’s not official, yet. Samsungs says the H03 has been designed to provide the world’s brightest pico display solution with an “ultra-efficient” LED lamp that gives more than 30,000 […]

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New Samsung TVs Feature Silicon Image’s InstaPort

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Samsung’s new flagship line of 3D LED/LCD TVs is featuring Silicon Image’s enhanced InstaPort S single-second switching technology. InstaPort S-enabled HDTVs will work with any HDMI-connected source and is designed to significantly reduce the four to seven-second delay that typically occurs when switching between HDMI-enabled devices connected to a TV – a MAJOR flaw in […]

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Sony, Toshiba, Samsung and Nokia Launch New HD Standard for Portable Devices

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Nokia Corporation, Samsung Electronics, Silicon Image, Sony Corporation and Toshiba Corporation last week formed MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) Consortium to develop a new mobile audio/video interface standard for directly connecting mobile phones and other portable consumer electronics (CE) devices to high-definition televisions (HDTVs) and displays.  The MHL standard features a single cable with a low […]

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Heavyweights to Hammer out Standard for Wireless Multi-Room Media Delivery

AMIMON, Hitachi, Motorola, Samsung, Sharp and Sony banded together to form a special interest group to develop a new industry standard for multi-room audio, video and control using Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI) technology. They even say they’ll have it done by year’s end. The consortium points to the WHDI video-modem‘s ability to operate in […]

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Samsung Announces 70-Inch LCD

Samsung says the company developed a 70-inch LCD HDTV panel, which bests the current largest size of 65 inches (Sharp). Samsung will show this display for the first time at the International Meeting on Information Displays (IMID) 2006, which will open in Daegu, Korea on August 23. The company says this high definition panel has […]

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