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Workers rebel at Samsung TV plant, 20 injured

December 11th, 2007 · No Comments

Protests from Korean workers fearful of losing their jobs have hampered Samsung’s plan to convert nine of its existing CRT production lines over to the construction of flat-panel displays. A reported crowd of 700 local workers, furious at the lack of guarantees from management regarding job security, rallied outside the company’s Busan plant, preventing the […]

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Sony OLED TV goes on sale early

November 26th, 2007 · No Comments

The world’s first OLED TV has gone on sale in Japan, ahead of its official December 1 launch date.  The Sony XEL-1 is just 3mm thin and has a screen measuring 11-inches, yet despite selling for 200,000 yen the first batch are already sold-out on pre-orders. Sony says it hopes to produce 2,000 OLED TVs […]

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Sony OLED TV debut in limited supply

November 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

Sony has admitted that the Japanese debut of its first OLED TV will be limited to just 2000 units. This means that the store allocation of the eagerly-awaited XEL-1 will be restricted to just several units each, guaranteeing a sellout despite the high-ticket price.

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Canon tunes into OLED

November 19th, 2007 · No Comments

Canon will move into the nascent OLED market. The camera giant has confirmed that it will pay 7.6 billion yen for a 51 per cent stake in Japanese firm Tokki, a supplier of equipment tools for OLED manufacture. Canon says it also plans to introduce small OLED displays into a range of its cameras and […]

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Hitachi announces ultra-thin LCD TV range

October 24th, 2007 · No Comments

Responding to the challenge of OLED TV technology, Hitachi has announced a new series of ultra-slim LCD TVs which are just 35mm thin. The company says it has achieved the size reduction by adopting a new LCD panel module design and moving bulky electronics outside of the frame into a separate Media Station box. This […]

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Samsung shows large-screen LCD just 10mm thick

October 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

Thin is in at this year’s FPD International Show, held recently in Yokohama, Japan. In a concerted effort to prove that ultra slim displays are not the sole province of OLED technology, Samsung unveiled a 40inch LCD TV just 10mm thick. The Full HD 1080p panel also has a low power consumption of 90 watts […]

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LCD makers take slimming battle to OLED at FPD show

October 18th, 2007 · No Comments

The LCD TV camp will take the slimming battle to OLED at next week’s FPD display show in Yokohama, Japan. Leading OEM LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has promised to unveil a 32-inch panel just 19mm thick. Other cutting edge tech from the brand includes a reduction in power consumption, said to be half […]

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Samsung accelerates OLED screen plans

October 18th, 2007 · No Comments

Samsung SDI has inked a lucrative deal with Japan’s second biggest mobile operator KDDI to supply new ultra-bright 2.6- and 2.8-inch OLED (active matrix organic light emitting diode) screens. The OLED phones will go on sale in November priced at approximately 150 pounds. Samsung has also announced a plan to convert its existing TV facilities […]

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