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BenQ and a company called Zowie have announced that they have teamed up to produce a new gaming monitor. BenQ has been making screens for computers for a long time. The LCD is thinner and more power efficient, but there are many who still miss the performance that came from the old CRT screens.
Zowie and BenQ plan to bring new LCDs to market that have the same sort of performance we got from those big CRT screens. The new screen will use the latest LED backlighting tech.
Some interesting stats down under have emerged in relation to how fast homes are adopting new technologies; in this case, digital television.
The federal government's Digital Switchover Taskforce has released figures for the second quarter of this year which show that the amount of homes switching to digital TV have surged during the June quarter due to significant growth in the Sydney and Melbourne markets.
The biggest surge in the quarter was seen in Sydney, where it jumped 10 points to 71%, whilst in melbourne it has risen 13 points to 77% of homes. This is also the same period when the first region in Australia (Mildura/Sunraysia) switched off its analog TV signal, giving pure digital transmission only. 99% of households in this area have made the switch.
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AAXA Technologies has been offering a micro projector that is a bit more than a handful for a while now. The original projector had about 66 lumens of light and the company has announced a new version of the projector called the M1 Limited Edition.
The limited edition version has the same chassis design and is the same size. The difference is that the limited edition version has 75 lumens of brightness. The resolution of the little projector is 800 x 600.
Apple is tossing out several new devices today and updating some of its machines as well. If you are fan of the Apple Cinema Display line, you now have a new size to choose from.
The Cinema Display has been offered in 30-inch size for a long time and Apple has now offered up a new 27-inch LED backlit screen. The screen has a resolution of 2560 x 1440 compared to the 2560 x 1600 that the 30-inch unit musters.
Acer has pulled the wraps off a new line of ultra-thin computer displays that are in the S1 series. The series has three screen sizes including a 20-inch, 21.5-inch, and a 23-inch size.
The smallest of the screens is only 13mm thick and the other two are 15mm thick. The displays use white LED backlights and have no hazardous substances inside.
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Samsung Mobile Display makes all sorts of screens of their mobile phone industry. It also makes some of the more desirable AMOLED screens that some devices use.
SMD is talking up a new production line that will use new tech to improve the screen performance and the yields. The line is going to use a new substrate size that will allow for better yields and for larger screen sizes.
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