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Martian Notifier smartwatch review: True to its name
November 26, 2014
New smartwatches are bringing innovative features and functionality but one of the basics that each of them focuses on is notifications. The smartwatch essentially started as an extension of the smartphone making notifications easily accessible. Not everyone needs fitness trackers or music players or wrist cameras on their watches. Also, a large number of users want their smartwatch to look more like a watch than anything else. US based company Martian Watches introduced the Martian Notifier to target users who want their smartwatch to look like a conventional analog time piece and still fetch notifications from their smartphone. We try to find out if it's worth a buy, in our review. Design

CerebrEX, Inc. Selected as a 2014 Red Herring Top 100
November 25, 2014
Red Herring announced its Top 100 Global in recognition of the leading private companies from North America, Europe, and Asia today, celebrating these startups' innovations and technologies across their respective industries. Red Herring's Top 100 Global list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype, Salesforce.com, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and work.

Indian American scientist develops path to brighter LCD displays
November 25, 2014
Researchers led by an Indian-American have developed a polarising filter that can result in mobile device displays that last much longer on a single battery charge and cameras that can shoot in dim light.

New Polarising Filter Developed By Indian-Origin Scientist To Make LCD Displays Better
November 25, 2014
Photographers and scientists will benefit a lot from this technology in shooting pictures and scientific observations, respectively. Tuesday, November 25, 2014: An Indian-American scientist led a researchers' team and developed a polarising filter which will impact mobile phone displays for better. This display can last much longer on a single battery charge and cameras will also be capable to click pictures in lesser light.

SnapJet is a wireless instant film printer for your smartphone snaps
November 25, 2014
SnapJet is a new smartphone accessory printing companion that has just hit Kickstarter, it is seeking $155,000 in funding. If the goal is achieved backers would be rewarded with an open-source instant film printer that can print directly from their smartphone. The project intends to go from concept to production by this time next year.

'Foxconn, Innolux to build new USD 2.8 bln 6G facilities'
November 24, 2014
DMASIA- Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn Electronics and Innolux will together invest USD 2.8 billion to construct new 6G facilities in Taiwan, geared at producing LTPS technology for high-end smartphones, Digitimes reported. No financial details were disclosed about how much each company will put in the facilities. The line is expected to go into production in April 2016 with monthly production initially reaching 24,000 substrates. According to Innolux, the new 6G facilities are expected to generate an annual output value of TWD 80 billion. Overall, Innolux estimates the investment will reach between TWD 80-90 billion, with front-end TFT production investmens valued at TWD 70 billion. Back-end production facilities costs might bring the total investment to TWD 100 billion. Foxconn chairman Terry Gou said the new facilities will employ 2,000. The facilities will be used to meet specialised client demand, Innolux said. Numerous reports in Taiwan and China say one client is Apple. Innolux noted that it currently holds a 22 percent share in the global TV panel market, in the lead with Samsung Display. Innolux also holds a 22 pecent share in LCD monitor panel shipments, behind LG Display's 24 percent. For smartphone panel applications, Innolux holds an 8 percent share behind Samsung's 14 percent share and Sharp's 10 percent.

-Spectacular growth for OLED displays
November 24, 2014
Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) displays and smart-phone/tablet screens are going to have spectacular growth rates over the next few years says a new study into their adoption by viewers and users. Analysts from Infiniti Research/TechNavio say that the global OLED display market will grow at a CAGR of 36.7 percent in the period to 2018.

New polariser for more efficient LCD displays
November 24, 2014
New York, Nov. 24 -- Research led by an Indian-origin engineer has led to a polarising filter that allows in more light, leading the way for mobile device displays that last much longer on a single battery charge and cameras that can shoot in dim light.

Touch-Gesture Industrial Display Released.
November 24, 2014
  Osaka, Japan (PRWEB) November 25, 2014       Pro-face, the global leader in Human Machine Interface (HMI) and factory data communication solutions released the new FP5000 series industrial flat panel display.         The FP5000 series is an industrial flat-panel display that supports touch gesture operation and is mainly used in conjunction with industrial PCs.

Rapid growth leads ImmersiON-VRelia to expand offices at home and abroad
November 17, 2014
ImmersiON-VRelia, the premier innovator in the HMD virtual reality sector, announced today that in order to meet rising demand, it has expanded its Redwood City headquarters and simultaneously opened European offices in Murcia, Spain.


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