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IAB: Global Mobile Advertising Revenue Hits $19.3 Billion (EUR14.6 Billion) in 2013
August 19, 2014
The U.S. IAB Mobile Marketing Center of Excellence, IAB Europe, and IHS Technology revealed their global figures for mobile advertising revenue, which rose 92 percent to $19.3bn (EUR14.6bn) in 2013 from $10.1bn (EUR7.6bn) in 2012, confirming the adoption of mobile as an essential element of the marketer's toolkit. According to a release, mobile display shows the highest growth at 123.4 percent, and mobile search, up 92.1 percent, flourishes mainly driven by smartphone penetration as affordable data plans fuel location-based search-on-the-go. Messaging, itself up 19.4 percent, might not be sharing as much growth due to migration from operator-owned messaging services (e.g. SMS and MMS) to alternative platforms.

IgnitionOne Purchases Human Demand
August 19, 2014
IgnitionOne has completed the acquisition of Human Demand, a mobile marketing technology company providing mobile advertising, audience and tracking solutions to marketers. According to a release, with this acquisition, New York City-headquartered IgnitionOne continues to enhance its Digital Marketing Suite (DMS), an integrated digital marketing technology solution, by adding mobile display advertising and cross-device tracking capabilities.

Smartphones will go ultra-high definition in 2015
August 19, 2014
Just like televisions and computer monitors, handset displays are about to get a huge resolution boost. According to the latest forecast from ABI Research, a 4K screen will become a flagship smartphone feature within the next 12 months and within five years, 478 million smartphones a year will ship with a UHD display as standard.

eMagin Posts 2Q Financial Results
August 19, 2014
eMagin reported financial results and corporate highlights for the second quarter ended June 30. In its release on Aug. 13, Andrew Sculley, President and CEO, said, "During the second quarter of 2014, we achieved improved results and progressed significantly forward in several critical areas. First, we are making great strides in creating ultra-high brightness OLED microdisplays that will accelerate the penetration of our OLED microdisplays into new markets such as avionics and consumer headset applications. eMagin is leading the industry in this effort for direct patterned OLED at micro-display pixel sizes. We recently demonstrated a full color direct patterned ultra-high brightness display to select potential customers and have installed new equipment that will allow us to sample these groundbreaking, innovative displays to our customers. "Second, we've received notifications for a number of new R&D contract awards that we expect will increase our quarterly R&D contract revenue beginning in Q3 as well as further accelerate our leadership in the development of ultra-high brightness OLED microdisplays. Historically, these government R&D contract awards have been instrumental in fueling our growth and we are excited about the resurgence of this activity.

Flexible Electronics Market by Components (Display, Battery, Sensor, Photovoltaic, Memory), Circuit Structure Application (Consumer Electronics, Healthcare, Automotive, Energy and Power), & by Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2014 - 2020
August 18, 2014
Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Flexible Electronics Market by Components (Display, Battery, Sensor, Photovoltaic, Memory), Circuit Structure Application (Consumer Electronics, Healthcare, Automotive, Energy and Power), & by Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2014 - 2020 http://www.reportlinker.com/p02306286/-Flexible-Electronics-Market-by-Components-Display-Battery-Sensor-Photovoltaic-Memory-Circuit-Structure-Application-Consumer-Electronics-Healthcare-Automotive-Energy-and-Power--by-Geography---Analysis--Forecast-to-2014---2020.html The traditional electronic circuits are built on thick inflexible substrates whereas; the Flexible Electronics is a field in which the integrated circuits are built on substrate like plastic or metallic foil, which can be folded, wrapped, twisted, or rolled without affecting its electronic function. The flexible electronic market is growing with highly increasing demand rate due to its flexible handling capability and reduced assembly costs. The flexible electronic devices have started penetrating in different applications in the sectors such as consumer electronics, medical and healthcare, and power and energy, automotive and defense.

Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) and Replacement Markets: Insight for End Users and Material and Equipment Suppliers
August 18, 2014
Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) and Replacement Markets: Insight for End Users and Material and Equipment Suppliers https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2244716/Indium-Tin-Oxide-ITO-and-Replacement-Markets-Insight-for-End-Users-and-Material-and-Equipment-Suppliers.html ITO is widely used as the material for transparent electrodes in a diverse range of electronic devices including LCD panels, plasma display panels (PDP), touch panels, e-paper, solar cells and organic electroluminescent (EL) panels. Demand in the ITO target industry increases by a certain ratio according to the size of display substrates and the amount of inputs. Therefore, unless the price of indium fluctuates significantly, it is generally believed that there will be no significant issues in the industry except for the development of alternative materials. In some of these applications, however, new transparent electrode materials are beginning to replace ITO.

Volkswagen launches Vento Konekt priced up to Rs 9.8 lakh
August 18, 2014
German carmaker Volkswagen has launched limited edition of its mid-sized sedan Vento in India. The car has been priced between Rs 7.84 lakh and Rs 9.8 lakh ex-showroom Mumbai).

LG to release new smartwatch in IFA
August 17, 2014
LG G WatchCompany in talks with top watchmakers to boost brand LG Electronics plans to release a new wristwatch, tentatively named as "G Watch 2" in this year's technology trade fair in Berlin, Germany, as the company wants to become a "serious game changer" in the heated race for wearable devices. "LG Electronics was working on a September release for the new smartwatch alongside Google's wearable platform. The IFA fair may be the venue to see the upgraded smartwatch," an official at LG told The Korea Times by telephone, last week.

Asia-Pacific Multi-Function Display Market is Expected to Reach $4066.20 Million in 2020 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor.GE 90ASI AsiaEE 680 Labor Distribution by Employer
August 17, 2014
  (PRWEB) August 17, 2014           The Asia-Pacific Multi-function Display market report defines and segments the multi-function display market with analysis and forecast of revenue. The multi-function display market in Asia-Pacific is estimated to grow from $1962.40 million in 2014 to $4066.20 million by 2020, at a CAGR of 12.91% from 2014 to 2020.     Browse through the TOC of the Asia-Pacific Multi-function Display market report, to get an idea of the in-depth analysis provided. This also provides a glimpse of the segmentation in the Asia-Pacific multi-function display market, and is supported by various tables and figures.         http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-multi-function-display-5164021721.html           This research report segments and forecasts the market on the basis of application, region and country in each of the sub-sectors namely blunt impact, disperse, directed energy, anti-vehicle, and non-lethal electrical devices.

Samsung launches high-end tablets in iPad challenge
July 31, 2014
Samsung began selling a new line of high-end tablet computers that aim directly at the market-leading Apple iPad. The South Korean electronics giant said it was taking US pre-orders for the "new flagship" Galaxy Tab S line which it called "Samsung's most premium line of tablets ever."


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