Korean news reported that Samsung and LG Display, through the encouragement of the Korean government, are starting to talk with other about settling various intellectual property disputes over AMOLED, and possibly on ways that they can work together on AMOLED technology and market development. Continue Reading
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Last month, LG Display unveiled the thinnest bezel public display LCD panel yet. Its 55” FHD (1920 × 1080 pixels), 800 nit, super-narrow bezel (SNB) display has only a 5.3 mm gap (bezel distance) when panels are arranged adjacent to each other, like a video wall. Panel makers continue to focus on commercial installations, aiming to get direct-view LCD technology into applications previously dominated by rear-projection displays, such as command and control centers or showcase retail locations. For instance, Samsung produced a 55”FHD, 700 nit, SNB panel with a measured gap of 5.7 mm.
Recent reports suggest both Samsung and LG Display are evaluating the option of moving currently installed Gen 8 equipment from their Korean fabs to the new fabs they have been planning on building in China in 2012 and 2013. As analyzed in our recent Quarterly FPD Supply/Demand and Capital Spending Report, there are a variety of potential benefits as well as negatives with this “Move to China” strategy.