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LG Display Honored with '2014 Product Innovation Awards' by Popular Science Magazine
January 23, 2015
LG Display's world's first 18 inch Flexible OLED which was developed last July was nominated '2014 Product Innovation Awards' by 'Popular Science', the renowned science magazine. 'Popular Science' has annually been nominating innovative technologies and products of the year since 1987. LG Display's 18 inch Flexible OLED was highly praised for actualizing the next-generation future display. The flexible OLED panel has a high-definition class resolution (1200 X 810) with almost one million mega-pixels. The panel's curvature radius is 30 R. The panel can be rolled up to a radius of 3 cm without affecting the function of the display. This proves that LG Display can bring rollable TV s of more than 50 inches to the market in the future. 

YotaPhone gets Another Price Cut in India
January 23, 2015
The first-generation Yotaphone which is available with dual-screen smartphone has received another price cut. The phone is now available in stores at Rs 12,999.

NEW High Definition 21.5
January 23, 2015
VarTech Systems Inc. continues to expand our extensive line of industrial grade panel pc computers with the release of the 21.5" industrial NEMA 4 (IP65) black powder coat and NEMA 4X (IP66) 316-stainless steel panel PCs. These panel PCs are capable of displaying a true 1080p HD resolution, and are available with several different touch screen technologies. This new Panel PC is designed for 24/7 operation, and can function at optimal operational temperatures of 0 to 45C all the way down to optional -20C. Powered by T5800 2.00 GHz 800MHz FSB Intel Dual Core Processor, the new widescreen panel pc utilizes the latest in processor technology with optional i3, i5 and i7 Intel Core series processors.

Improvements in Transistors Will Make Flexible Plastic Computers a Reality
January 23, 2015
Tsukuba, Japan, Jan 23, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Researchers at Japan's National Institute for Materials Science revealed that improvements should soon be expected in the manufacture of transistors that can be used, for example, to make flexible, paper-thin computer screens. The scientists reviewed the latest developments in research on photoactive organic field-effect transistors; devices that incorporate organic semi-conductors, amplify weak electronic signals, and either emit or receive light.

Dell 28 Ultra HD Monitor P2815Q
January 22, 2015
The Dell 28 Ultra HD Monitor P2815Q ($599.99) is yet another affordably priced Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) display, joining models from Acer, Lenovo, Philips, and ViewSonic. Based on Twisted Nematic (TN) panel technology, this 28-inch monitor boasts a 3,840 by 2,160 resolution, a fully adjustable ergonomic stand, and lots of I/O connections. However, its UHD content can only be displayed at 30Hz, and its color accuracy could be better. Design and Features The P2815Q shares the same sleek design as the Dell UltraSharp UP2414Q. The slightly curved, matte-black cabinet is wrapped in a band of silver trim, and the non-reflective panel is framed by 0.75-inch bezels. The cabinet weighs 11.4 pounds and is supported by a silver stand with a sliding-hinge mechanism that gives you a height adjustment range of 4.5 inches, a tilt range of 28 degrees, and a 90-degree pivot range. The mounting arm swivels at the base with a range of 90 degrees. You can disconnect the stand and hang the monitor on a wall using the VESA-mounting holes and an optional VESA mounting kit.

Japan : Sumitomo Chemical Concludes License Agreement with Universal Display for OLED Lighting Devices
January 22, 2015
Sumitomo Chemical has concluded a technology license agreement with Universal Display Corporation of the United States (Universal Display), under which Universal Display grants Sumitomo Chemical non-exclusive licenses to manufacture and sell solution-processed organic light emitting diode (OLED) lighting products.

Industrial laser systems set for ‘continued significant growth’ - analyst
January 22, 2015
SPIE has issued the following news release: The global market for laser materials processing systems reached a volume of US$ 11.6 billion in 2014. According to a preliminary analysis of 2014 data produced by Optech Consulting, based in Taegerwilen, Switzerland, that figure is up 8% from the US$ 10.7 billion achieved in 2013. The demand for industrial laser systems grew at double-digit rates in China and in Asia overall. More than average demand growth was also reported for North America, while the European market grew less than average due to regional weak economic conditions. Globally, market growth was driven by laser systems for high-power cutting and welding applications as well as for precision processing, which includes low power cutting, drilling and welding, and additive manufacturing. In contrast, the demand for laser products for micro-processing in the electronics industry only showed moderate growth.

Webinar Recap: Exchange-Based Buying, Online Video, And Mobile Display Drive Online Display Advertising Growth Through 2019
January 22, 2015
DataXu has issued the following news release: Last month, Samantha Merlivat, a researcher on the Marketing Leadership team at Forrester Research, hosted a webinar highlighting key trends that will drive display advertising revenue to grow tremendously over the next five years and influence marketers’ online display advertising strategies. Merlivat notes that a key driving force behind this growth can be attributed to programmatic exchange-based trading, fueled by an uptake in video advertising, rich media, and mobile display.

NEWEST PCS TO OFFER RANGE OF FRESH PERKS 'Experience has changed entirely' after hardware, software upgrades
January 20, 2015
Chances are you'll be buying a new PC in the next year or so. More than 600 million PCs now in use are at least 4 years old and ready to be replaced, according to research by Intel. That's ancient when you look at how quickly PC hardware has evolved recently. It also means that buying a new system will present a bewildering array of options.

AGO RECOVERS FUNDS IN CORPORATE PRICE-FIXING SCHEME THAT COST CONSUMERS MILLIONS ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE REACHES $13 MILLION AGREEMENT WITH LG, OTHER COMPANIES SET FOR TRIAL
January 13, 2015
The following information was released by the office of the Washington Attorney General: Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced consumer electronics company LG will pay $13 million in restitution over its alleged role in an elaborate price-fixing scheme amongst LCD manufacturers that cost consumers millions. LG Display Co. Ltd. and LG Display America Inc. agreed to resolve allegations the companies violated Washington antitrust laws.


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