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Category Archives: Flat Panel Displays

Panel Makers Target 261M LCD TV Panels in 2015

In a recent survey, we observed that all LCD TV panel makers are increasing their business target for 2015. Their confidence comes from strong demand for LCD TV panels, the increasing variety of TV models, and the aggressiveness of leading brands like Samsung VD, LG Electronics, and Sony. Continue Reading

Are Radiologists Looking for Display Unity?

Last week, at the 100th annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) exhibition in Chicago, Illinois, BARCO unveiled its latest diagnostic display aimed at improving image quality, increasing productivity, and enabling better ergonomics. The 33”, 12 MP (4200 × 2800), 3:2 aspect ratio Coronis Uniti was the definitive talk of the show in the display category. Continue Reading

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