Advanced Television


Research: China to take larger share of UHD panels

Analysts at market research company Omdia say that China expects to take more than 50 per cent share of unit and area shipments in large area displays for the first time. Omdia adds that shipments of large-area display in 2022 decreased by 8 per cent YoY in unit terms and 3 per cent YoY, according […]

December 20, 2022By Chris Forrester

Forecast: Global box office at $29bn in 2023

Gower Street Analytics estimates global cinema box office will reach $29 billion (€27.3bn) in 2023. The past year brought further recovery but also challenges for the global box office: A depressed Chinese box office (ending nearly $3 billion behind 2021); the Russian invasion of Ukraine and resultant US studio boycott of Russia; an exchange rates […]

December 16, 2022

Report: Record quarter for Wireless LAN market

According to a report from Dell’Oro Group, a source for market information about the telecommunications, security, networks, and data centre industries, the Wireless LAN market hit a new record of $2.4 billion in the third quarter, despite the continuing supply bottlenecks. The market grew a surprising 32 per cent year over year; meanwhile, manufacturers still […]

December 14, 2022

China uses floating platform to launch 14 satellites

China has used a mobile sea platform based in the Yellow Sea to launch 14 satellites into orbit. The rocket (named Jielong-3, or ‘Smart Dragon-3’) lifted off on December 9th from the Tai Rui modified barge in the Yellow Sea. The mission carried eight satellites built by Changguang Satellite Technology, which concentrates on remote sensing, […]

December 13, 2022By Chris Forrester

China to corner OLED output

China-based OLED panel producers BOE Technology Group and TCL China Star Optoelectronics Technology have steadily boosted their output of high-end OLED panels. By next year they’ll control some 43 per cent of global demand for OLEDs. Analysts at Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) say that South Korea’s technology giants LG Display and Samsung currently have […]

November 28, 2022By Chris Forrester

Netflix broadens Chinese-language offerings

Netflix has announced it will be releasing five original Chinese-language shows globally. Headlining the announcement is Agent From Above, a fantasy series rooted in traditional Taiwanese beliefs. Produced with renowned production studios mm2 Entertainment and Good Films Production, the series boasts extensive visual effects, bringing to life an oriental universe of gods, monsters, humans, and […]

November 3, 2022

IMAX lifts revenues, but still at net loss

Giant screen theatre operator IMAX has seen its box office rise 25 per cent (y-o-y) during its Q3, but still reported an (adjusted) net loss, not helped by the continuing Covid problems in China – one of its key markets – and a lull in blockbuster releases. Overall revenue at IMAX came in at to […]

November 1, 2022By Chris Forrester

WSC Sports expands in China with Migu

Migu, Chinese sports broadcaster, and WSC Sports, a player in AI sports video technology, have announced a new partnership to create and distribute automated video highlights across Migu’s streaming platform and social media channels. This innovative partnership will utilise WSC Sports’ AI technology to transform the way Migu creates real-time video content and enhance the […]

October 19, 2022

GalaxySpace raises extra financing

Chinese broadband-by-satellite business GalaxySpace has reportedly raised extra financing which values the company at almost $1.6 billion (€1.57bn). GalaxySpace is looking to participate in China’s planned 13,000 satellite mega-constellation. The cash has come from a major Chinese bank (CCB International) and others including Anhui Sanzhongyichuang Industry Development Fund, Hefei Industry Investment and Sincere Fund, as […]

September 12, 2022By Chris Forrester

XGIMI reveals new Magic Lamp projector

XGIMI, a design and industry-awarded projector and laser TV brand, has revealed the XGIMI Magic Lamp projector – an innovative design form-factor for the modern user. XGIMI has always been committed to creating innovative product forms and innovating based on consumer pain points. The new projector is a three-in-one: ceiling lamp, projector, and speaker. It’s […]

August 25, 2022