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Location-based VR market set to boom

Location-based VR market set to boom

News reports of experiential location-based virtual reality (LBVR) in shopping arcades, theme parks and movie theatres are taking the global press by storm. Companies including FoxNext, Zero Latency and Disney’s…

Analyst: Mobile screens essential for live TV services

The continual expansion of display real estate, faster data speeds, specialised data plans and improved video displays, presents a real opportunity for live TV streaming services such as Sling TV…

Study: China tariffs will add millions to TVs cost

The Trump administration’s proposed tariffs on TVs from China would increase the price Americans pay for TVs, costing US consumers an estimated $711 million (€574m) over the next year, according…

UHD “two years behind” in US

Ultra-HD is making significant progress around the world (channel count up 27 per cent) in particular over the past six months, according to data from Eutelsat presented at last week’s…

1.95bn mobile phones to be sold worldwide in 2018

Global demand for mobile phones is stalling, growing by just 0.2 per cent in 2018 to 1.95 billion, according to the latest forecast published by technology research firm CCS Insight.…

FoxConn keen on 8K transmissions

Paul Gray, Research Director at IHS Markit, expects modest global sales of 8K displays initially, and with China taking the largest portion of potential interest. He says next year, despite…

IHS: AR/VR consumer content + apps $3.2bn market

IHS: AR/VR consumer content + apps $3.2bn market

There was good progress in the combined virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) market in 2017, as a growing user base invested in more content, apps and out-of-home VR…

LG: 10m OLED screens by 2020

Large-screen display specialist LG says its new OLED factory output should mean production volumes of some 10 million units by 2020, and if the plans work out it could even…

Analyst: Large 4K sets dominate market

Paul Gray, IHS Markit’s Research Director, says that 4K sets now represent more than half of all sets shipped in North America and over two-thirds in China. Gray, speaking at…

Analyst: VR/AR device $9.9bn market

Analyst: VR/AR device $9.9bn market

The latest forecast published by technology research firm CCS Insight shows the worldwide market for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) head-worn devices growing by an average of 50…