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Oct 15, 2004

65V-inches World's Largest LCD Color TV

Sharp Corporation has successfully developed a 65V-inch AQUOS LCD color TV, the industry’s first and world's largest. The TV's full-spec, high-definition, 6.22-million-dot panel is manufactured at the Kameyama Plant, an integrated LCD TV production facility for complete manufacturing from panel fabrication to final TV assembly. Such a quantum leap in screen size - well beyond the 45V-inch size that many thought was the limit for LCDs hows that LCD technology still has plenty of room to evolve and grow.Learn more at PhysOrg.com

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Oct 15, 2004

Westinghouse cuts price of LCD TVs

Westinghouse Digital Electronics announced on Wednesday that it has cut up to 25 percent off the price of two of its liquid-crystal display TV models. The company's 27-inch model is now going for $1,299, and its 30-inch model is selling for $1,799. The price moves reflect declining production costs for LCD TVs, according to the company. Inventory of LCD panels have been building up in the industry because of lower-than-expected demand, which has resulted in lower prices, analysts and panel suppliers have said.Westinghouse entered the LCD TV market earlier this year, in expectation that its strong brand would attract new consumers. Motorola, which also More…

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Oct 15, 2004

Looking for a Plasma Display?

New this month from Planar is the PD42ED 42 inch plasma display, perfect for home theatre. It's quite simply the best plasma television in its price range today. Setting a new benchmark for large-screen viewing and versatility, this display combines enhanced brightness, contrast ratio, and power consumption with ultra-performance features such as an integrated TV Tuner, as well as a staggering variety of video inputs.- Dr. D.

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Oct 15, 2004

Shanghai SVA NEC Liquid Crystal Display Starts TFT LCD Manufacturing

NEC Corporation today announced that Shanghai SVA NEC Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd., its joint venture company with Chinese electronics and components company SVA (Group) Co., Ltd., has commenced manufacturing operations of TFT color LCDs at its new factory located in Shanghai.

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Oct 15, 2004

Small-size LCD panel market to grow at 3% a year

Driven by increasing demand for mobile phones and digital still cameras (DSCs), the market for all types of small-size LCD panels will swell to 3.2 bln units by 2008, rising at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3% from 2.8 bln in 2004, iSuppli predicts. Market revenues will increase to US$22 bln in 2008, rising at a CAGR of 4% from US$19 bln in 2004. iSuppli defines small-size LCDs as displays that are less than 10 inches in diagonal size. The market for small LCDs includes both active- and passive-matrix (AM and PM) displays. Although the CAGR for small-size LCDs may seem low, the growth rate of the AM LCD segment is much more vigorous than More…

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Oct 15, 2004

White Paper on Plasma Display Panels

Plasma display panels or PDPs are self-emissive flat panel displays that are being increasingly used to display video and computer images for both business and consumer applications. Because of the their wide-viewing angle and large display area, plasma displays are becoming a leading display technology for public information and consumer messaging applications. It is important to understand both the advantages and disadvantages of the plasma displays to make most appropriate use of PDPs for these applications.- Dr. D.

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