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MediaTek and Japan Display Introduce Mobile 120Hz Display Technology
July 26, 2014
MediaTek unveiled the latest technology that enables 120Hz display on mobile devices. According to a company release, the product is made possible by combining Japan Display's panel technology with MediaTek System on Chip's (SoC) processing capabilities.

Experimental display adjusts itself for glasses-free viewing
July 24, 2014
Hate reaching for your glasses every time you need to read something on your phone, tablet, or computer? You may not have to in the future, thanks to a display that corrects itself according to your prescription.

Orbotech to Support CEC Panda's New Gen 8.5 Fab in a $55 Million Deal
July 24, 2014
Orbotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: ORBK) Orbotech Ltd., a global leader in advanced technology production solutions for flat panel display ("FPD") manufacturing, announced today that TFT LCD panel maker Nanjing CEC Panda LCD Technology Co., Ltd. (a China Electronics Corp. company) has selected Orbotech as the inspection, testing and repair equipment vendor for its new Gen 8.5 fab in Nanjing, China. During the first and second quarters of 2014, Nanjing CEC Panda placed orders totaling approximately $55 million for Orbotech's newly introduced systems. Installation is expected to commence in the fourth quarter of 2014 and to continue throughout the first half of 2015. Orbotech was chosen for the high-performance capabilities of its recently launched inspection, repair and testing products, which are able to support the complex requirements of CEC Panda. In its new Gen 8.5 fab, which is slated to be one of the most advanced in the world, CEC Panda has decided to install:The Orbotech QuantumTM automated optical inspection ("AOI") system - the industry's first system to offer multi-modal detection capabilities for performing multiple inspections and detecting previously undetectable defects, enabling production of superior quality products at higher yields.Orbotech's Process Saver - with its highly specialized short pulse laser and FSM (fast steering mirror) technology, enables small devices to be repaired and restored to full functionality, thereby improving yield and minimizing product costs.The Array Checker 6088 - the latest model of Orbotech's leading array testing products, designed to support fabs that manufacture a wide range of products by offering a powerful combination of resolution and speed using a new large area VIOS (voltage imaging optical system) that contains a custom-designed high resolution sensor. Mr. Sun Xue Jun., Vice President at CEC Panda, stated: "Choosing Orbotech as our testing and repair solutions technology provider was simply the logical choice given the company's unmatched reputation and over 30 years experience developing the industry's leading technologies. Orbotech was able to meet the high demands required of our advanced TFT applications."

Cool approach to flexible electronics
July 24, 2014
TOKYO, JAPAN: A nanoparticle ink that can be used for printing electronics without high-temperature annealing presents a possible profitable approach for manufacturing flexible electronics.

Sony Launches 7.7mm Thick Xperia T3 Phablet @ Rs 27,990
July 23, 2014
The Sony Xperia T3 smartphone features a 13.462-cm (5.3-inch) display with a 720P resolution. Wednesday, July 23, 2014: Sony has unveiled a new mid-range device in the Indian smartphone market. The Sony Xperia T3 has been officially launched at a price tag of Rs 27,990 and will be available for grabs starting 28 July.

iPad Air 2 Release Date Will Skip IGZO Panel; To Rollout with Super-Slim iPad Mini Air.
July 23, 2014
  Apple's release date schedule for the iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3 this 2014 will push through as planned as company big boss Tim Cook declared that he is highly optimistic of the prospects offered by the global tablet market.             Reporting on the tech giant's June 2014 quarter earnings, Cook was quoted by (http://appleinsider.com/articles/14/07/22/as-ipad-sales-decline-apple-remains-bullish-on-future-of-tablet-market) Apple Insider as saying that he is "very bullish about the future of the tablet market."       It makes sense, therefore, to expect this year's double iPad refreshes to deliver the tablet killer features that Apple fans missed out last year.

WATCH THE ROAD; New head-up displays could change views for drivers and the industry
July 21, 2014
Head-up displays with "augmented reality," the technology that employs much of the windshield as a display area for data and images, is poised to significantly change how drivers see the road. Continental AG says it has lined up a production contract to supply its new HUD technology for an unnamed customer in 2017. The German supplier will market its technology as a safety device, said Eelco Spoelder, chief of Continental's instrumentation and driver HMI division. HMI stands for human machine interface.

MENA English (Middle East and North Africa Financial Network)
July 21, 2014
strong-Boca Raton, FL, July 17, 2014 — MMP (USA), Inc. is pleased to announce that Advenira Enterprises will be featured on 21st Century Television. Advenira Enterprises will air on Bloomberg Worldwide (as pd.

Samsung announces new TV commercial for Galaxy Tab S
July 11, 2014
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has announced the third Galaxy Tab S TV commercial, created to demonstrate the display power and unrivaled viewing experience of Samsung’s latest tablet. The new commercial, directed by world famous film and television director Jake Scott, brings his creative eye to the Galaxy Tab S campaign to showcase how the device has redefined the tablet viewing experience for consumers. The third installment in Samsung’s new tablet commercial series puts the Galaxy Tab S’s industry-leading display to the test, showing side-by-side comparisons of a wide range of images on the device’s Super AMOLED screen next to traditional LCD screens. These bring the extraordinary Super AMOLED technology to life, resulting in more immersive and breathtaking visual experience.

Manufacturers turning away from OLED TVs
July 04, 2014
OLED televisions, which were once expected to become the mainstream successor to LCD TVs are losing favor among TV manufacturers, as high costs take their toll and models using liquid crystal displays decline in price and improve in quality.


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