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2012-03-16 23:01:14

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Flat Panel Displays markets. World market for Flat Panel Displays (FPDs) is projected to reach US$110 billion by the year 2017. Growth will be primarily driven by its widespread use as display devices in various electronic gadgets such as TVs, notebook computers, personal computers, mobile phones, and public display systems. Technology innovations, falling prices, and robust demand from developing markets bode well for the future...

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2012-03-14 16:03:12

Taiwanese LCD maker AU Optronics Corp has announced that it will appeal the guilty verdict handed down by a U.S. court in a multi-billion dollar price-fixing suit over liquid crystal display panels. AU is the world´s fourth-largest manufacturer of TFT- LCD maker, supplying panels for multinational electronics makers like Acer, Apple, Dell, LG and Samsung. The company was just one of a number of defendants in a trial that saw charges brought against several Asian LCD designers for...

Samsung Creating Spin-Off Company For Its LCD Televisions
2012-02-20 13:33:57

According to recent reports, Samsung has plans to create a spin-off company and shift its focus towards new generation OLED display technology in its new televisions. The company said that it will launch a spin-off company of its Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) unit as a new corporation on April 1. “It´s a good decision for Samsung Electronics,” James Song, an analyst at Daewoo Securities Co, told Bloomberg's Jun Yang. “The long-term direction for their display...

LG Announces 55-inch OLED TV Panel
2011-12-26 10:19:02

A new generation of television screen is coming and it is super thin and super clear. Korean-based LG is calling its upcoming a 55-inch wide OLED TV screen the “World´s Largest”, and at only 5 mm-thick it may well be one of the thinnest as well. The panel boasts a contrast ratio of 100,000:1 and has a color gamut that is “wider” than that produced by LCD panels, Stan Schroeder of Mashable is reporting. All of these characteristics make it a candidate for...

Samsung To Buy Out Sony's Stake In LCD Venture
2011-12-26 10:09:24

Japan´s Sony Corp and South Korea´s Samsung Electronics are dissolving their joint venture in liquid crystal display (LCD) panels, with Samsung agreeing to buy out Sony´s entire stake in the LCD venture for $940 million. Sony decided to sell out its stake in the partnership as it struggles to reduce huge losses in its TV business. The joint venture was created in 2004 and was called S-LCD. The venture was supposed to help Sony recover from a lack of flat panel supplies, but...

2011-06-13 09:27:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA is aggressively meeting the challenging requirements of varied digital out-of-home vertical markets with its expanded line of digital display solutions demonstrated at the InfoComm 2011 trade show that begins here today. In its sprawling booth (2543), LG also is unveiling its new EzSign TV, an innovative out-of-the-box digital signage system that includes live TV, and its next-generation Network Monitor for flexible...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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