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LG signs OLED deal with Kodak

March 17th, 2008 · No Comments

LCD and plasma panel maker LG Display has signed an extensive cross-licensing agreement with the Eastman Kodak Company, giving it access to a wide variety of OLED intellectual property, including innovative techniques designed to improve the yield of Active Matrix OLED (AMOLED) modules. LG Display believes the deal will give it an edge in the […]

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Philips walks away from LCD panels, sells shares in LG Display

March 17th, 2008 · No Comments

Confirming its ongoing retreat from hardcore electronics, Dutch giant Philips has sold off more shares in joint venture company LG Display. Dropping 6.7 per cent, it now owns only 13.2 per cent of the Korean-based company. The sale raised 680 million euros. Philips, which once had a 45 per cent stake in the panel-making venture, […]

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Freeview flies as analogue switchoff nears

March 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Terrestrial digital platform Freeview continues to go from strength to strength. The company has announced that 9.7 million Freeview-branded TV products were sold during 2007, a jump of 64 per cent YOY. During the final quarter of the year alone, 3.8 million Freeview embedded products were purchased by switch-over savvy consumers. Freeview PVRs have also […]

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Kuro DNA will live on says Pioneer

March 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Speaking after the announcement that Pioneer will cease plasma panel production, Russ Johnston, Pioneer Electronics’ US marketing and product development senior VP, told US trade magazine TWICE that the company still believes plasma “is the critical component for display in the home theater environment that we are focused on.” Johnston suggests that from 2009, Pioneer […]

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Hi-def Olympiad drives demand for LCD and plasma

March 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Global demand for flat-screen TVs will exceed 100 million units for the first time in 2008, according to new figures from the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association. The Beijing Olympics, dubbed the first ever Hi-def Olympiad, is expected to stoke demand. Look for LCD TV makers to sell on sport related improvements to […]

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Pioneer pulls out of plasma TV production, makes statement

March 7th, 2008 · No Comments

Pioneer has confirmed that it will stop the in-house production of plasma panels, as part of a major restructuring of its business. While the company says it will remain in the TV market, stating that ‘displays are indispensable to its product lineup,’ it has confirmed that the 2008 Kuro range will be the last models […]

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Black day for Pioneer as it pulls the plug on plasma

March 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Pioneer is to pull out of plasma panel production. That’s the news from Tokyo today, as the company has put its PDP business on ‘review’. The likely upshot is that the brand’s highly regarded Kuro screens will be junked and the super-black screen prototype shown at the last CES will never come to market. The […]

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Samsung first to sell 3D plasma TVs

February 29th, 2008 · No Comments

They’ve been seen at trade shows for years, but Samsung is the first company to put a 3D plasma screen on general sale. Produced in partnership with games giant Electronic Arts, the Korean innovator’s new PAVV Cannes TV allows users to view specially-made 3D PC games and movie content via proprietary eyeglasses. The set will […]

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