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May 2014 findings move Samsung to mock Apple and say 'bigger is better'
July 22, 2014
CounterPoint Research just came in with the latest figures on smartphone sales survey across 35 countries and found that iPhone 5S is racing ahead of Galaxy S5. As the news hits news portals, Samsung decided to respond to this. The Korean company has now released a short video saying 'bigger is better'.

California ISO Reintroduces Mobile App
July 22, 2014
The California Independent System Operator (ISO) introduced an updated and improved version of its mobile app, ISO Today, to include a Net Demand chart, an extended calendar to display important ISO events and speedier emergency alert notification system.

NEP's Screenworks Rolls Out North America's Largest Mobile LED Screen Trailer
July 22, 2014
NEP's Screenworks reported it has launched the largest mobile LED screen trailer in North America, which will be used by the National Hot Rod Association at all NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events.

California Brings Out Updated Mobile App
July 22, 2014
The California Independent System Operator (ISO) recently launched an updated and improved version of its mobile app, ISO Today.

The Press (Christchurch, New Zealand)
July 22, 2014
Lee Suckling goes tech shopping. -------------------- BIGGER IS BETTER Smaller-screen tablets have been popular for 2014 but Samsung's new Galaxy Tab S makes a return to big, bold displays. The 10.5-inch tablet boasts an impressive super- AMOLED display that reproduces over 90 per cent of nature's true colour palette (and uses a 100,000:1 contrast ratio). Adaptive display technology automatically adjusts colour, contrast and sharpness to suit your usage, and, following Apple's lead, this tablet features embedded fingerprint technology. The Tab S is light (465g) and slim (6.6mm), so the large screen size doesn't become a burden for portability. $749 from Harvey Norman.

NEC Display Solutions Launches MD302C6 Color Diagnostic Monitor, First Six-Megapixel Offering; FDA 510(K) Clears 30-inch Unit as Diagnostic Radiology Monitor
July 21, 2014
NEC Display Solutions of America , a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today that its new 30-inch MultiSync® MD302C6 LCD wide-screen display received Food and Drug Administration 510(k) market clearance for diagnostic review applications in healthcare organizations. The 30-inch color display, NEC's first six-megapixel unit, features an IPS panel and LED backlight, and is designed to provide precise grayscale reproduction and wide viewing angles. The monitor's 16-bit lookup table provides 1,024 levels of gray out of a palette of 4,096, when using a 10-bit DisplayPort connection.

Axiomtek Launches Its Newest 17-Inch Fanless Multi Touch Panel Computer with Intel Bay Trail-D Celeron Processor - The GOT3177T-834
July 21, 2014
City of Industry, CA, July 21, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Axiomtek, one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of innovative, high performance and reliable PC-based industrial computer products, has announced the arrival of the GOT3177T-834, its newest 17-inch SXGA, fanless, multi-touch panel computer powered by Intel Bay Trail-D Celeron processor. This all-in-one industrial-touch panel PC is equipped with a 5:4 aspect ratio flush, resistive touch LCD display with 350nits. The GOT3177T-834 offers a slim design and flexible architecture for fast system deployment and supports noiseless operation. Its wide operating temperature range (-10C to +50C) offers great reliability for operations in harsh environments. Its waterproof enclosure (IP65 front bezel) protects the entire system from liquid damage. The GOT3177T-834 is an excellent human machine interface platform for applications in automation, transportation, oil pipe monitoring systems, self-service kiosk, and environmental monitoring.

Cbeyond unveils new Tri-Band advanced LTE devices for business customers
July 21, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Cbeyond Inc., a telecommunications and information technology company, has announced the addition of new Tri-Band advanced LTE devices to its portfolio of advanced connected devices for business.

Axiomtek Launches Intel® Bay Trail-D Celeron® 17-inch Fanless Multi Touch Panel PC - the GOT3177T-834
July 21, 2014
Axiomtek, one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of innovative, high performance and reliable PC-based industrial computer products, has announced the arrival of the GOT3177T-834, its newest 17-inch SXGA, fanless, multi-touch panel computer powered by Intel® Bay Trail-D Celeron® processor. This all-in-one industrial-touch panel PC is equipped with a 5:4 aspect ratio flush, resistive touch LCD display with 350nits. The GOT3177T-834 offers a slim design and flexible architecture for fast system deployment and supports noiseless operation. Its wide operating temperature range (-10°C to +50°C) offers great reliability for operations in harsh environments. Its waterproof enclosure (IP65 front bezel) protects the entire system from liquid damage. The GOT3177T-834 is an excellent human machine interface platform for applications in automation, transportation, oil pipe monitoring systems, self-service kiosk, and environmental monitoring.

THERE ARE TWO WAYS TO LOOK AT WHATS AHEAD IN TV DISPLAYS
July 21, 2014
The following information was released by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA): There are two ways to look at whats ahead in TV displays: the short-term view towards this years holiday season or the longer outlook about evolving technology for the next five years. From either perspective, its mostly about Ultra High-Definition TV (Ultra HDTV). Of course, there are other visions about how television sets will look but for now the focus is on the models already in the distribution pipeline or on electronics makers drawing boards. And its mostly about higher-resolution screens. There is also growing enthusiasm about Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) very slim flat-panel technology, now that manufacturers are solving the yield problems that hindered earlier production. Many industry analysts sees Ultra HDTV set sales exceeding initial expectations, as an expanded range of sizes and price points appear in stores during the coming months. As prices drop and as more viewers replace their aging 720p or 1080p HDTV sets, the Ultra HD sales charts are ticking upwards. Well see lots of rapid expansion this year in the number of manufacturers, screen sizes and price points, says Tim Alessi, director of new product development at LG Electronics Home Entertainment Division. This is the big growth year to get Ultra HD established in consumers consciousness.


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