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Gaming Monitors Going Great Guns

IHS Markit announced it reckons global shipments of gaming monitors increased 350% to 1.1 million units in the first half of 2017 from the same period a year ago.

USITC Investigates Latest Fujifilm LTO Complaint Against Sony

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) announced it will investigate a supplemental complaint filed by Fujifilm alleging that generation 4, 5 and 6 Linear Tape-Open (LTO) cartridges and components imported by Sony infringe patents owned by the company and affiliates.

Nintendo Switch Sales Surpass Two Million

Nintendo announced it has sold more than two million of its Switch video game consoles in the United States.

Sony Everspan Optical Disc Data Archive System Ready For IoT

Sony Optical Archive, Inc. announced the latest release of its Everspan optical disc data archive system.

Quantum Rolls Out LTO Ultrium 8 Tape Libraries

Quantum Corp. announced LTO Ultrium format generation 8 technology will be available in the company’s Scalar tape libraries and StorNext AEL archive systems beginning in December 2017.

LTO Ultrium 8 Tape Specifications Ready to Go

The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies announced the LTO Ultrium format generation 8 magnetic tape specifications are now available for licensing by media manufacturers. For more information visit:

Deluxe 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Services Approved for Dolby Vision

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group announced its 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc compression and authoring services are now Dolby Vision approved.

Deluxe Forms Global Product and Technology Division

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group announced it is forming a new global product and technology division (Deluxe Technologies), consisting of over 250 engineers from six tech centres around the world.

Twentieth Century Fox 4K Ultra HD HDR Movies Hit Kaleidescape

Kaleidescape, Inc. announced the availability of Twentieth Century Fox 4K Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD) High Dynamic Range (HDR) movies on its Strato movie players.

MovieLabs Appoints Richard Berger CEO

Motion Picture Laboratories (MovieLabs) announced it has appointed Richard Berger as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Roku Rolls Out Five Digital Media Players

Roku, Inc. announced five new streaming digital media players, the Express ($29.99), Express+ ($39.99), Streaming Stick ($49.99), Streaming Stick+ ($69.99) and Ultra ($99.99).

Via Adds xHE-AAC to Advanced Audio Coding Patent Pool License

Via Licensing Corporation announced it is adding Extended High Efficiency AAC (xHE-AAC) to its Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) patent pool license.

Singulus Technologies Reduces Revenue Forecast

Singulus Technologies announced it is adjusting the IFRS forecast for its current financial year.

Corel Rolls Out Roxio Creator NXT 6

Corel announced its new Roxio Creator NXT 6 digital media software suite, which is available in standard ($99.99) and pro ($129.99) versions.

IFPI Publishes 2017 Music Consumer Insight Report

IFPI announced it has released the 2017 edition of its Music Consumer Insight Report.