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David Hsieh

About David Hsieh

David is the Vice President, Greater China Market for DisplaySearch and is a noted expert in TFT LCD and LCD TV research and analysis throughout Asia.
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Large Area TFT Panel Shipments Expected to Reach 718 Million in 2014

TFT LCD panel suppliers are expanding their business plans this year, as the market demand for key applications grows. According to the latest DisplaySearch Quarterly Large-Area TFT Panel Shipment Report, TFT panel suppliers are forecast to ship 718 million large area (9” and larger) panels in 2014, 3% Y/Y growth. Some panel price increases and growing average TV size will allow revenues to keep pace with units, growing 3% Y/Y to $75 billion. Continue Reading

Panel Makers LCD TV Target Growing by Only 3% in 2015, as They Shift to Larger Sizes

We collect business plans of TV panel makers in the Quarterly LCD TV Value Chain & Insight Report, and the current 2015 target is 257M, up only 3% Y/Y from 2014, which is 249M, as described in the Quarterly Large-Area TFT Panel Shipment Report. However, 2015 will show strong area growth, as large panels are expected to grow substantially. Continue Reading

LCD TV Brands’ Production Expected To Reach Record High in October

Since Q2’14, LCD TV panels have been in tight supply due to increases in purchasing by some leading LCD TV brands. As shown in our Monthly Large-Area LCD Pricing Report, prices for mainstream sizes (32”, 40”, 42”, 48”/49” and even 50”, 55”) have been increasing. Continue Reading