Digitimes Research: Price wars for Ultra HD TVs spurring in 2015
Jan 21, 15:13
In a push to make Ultra HD TVs more prevalent in the market, TV vendors are aiming to push lower-priced solutions, which is starting to spur intensified price competition among vendors and related supply chains, according to Digitimes Research.
Public display shipments remain steady in 3Q14, says DisplaySearch
Jan 20, 15:50
According to DisplaySearch, on-year public display shipments grew 16% in the third quarter of 2014, and LCD public display shipments alone grew 18%, while plasma public display shipments were negligible, as many plasma products were phased out. Annual public display shipments began to improve in the...
LG showing optimism for OLED TVs
Jan 20, 15:02
LG Electronics is continuing to push OLED TV panel development despite high costs for the technology and competitive LCD technology that is becoming thinner in size and higher in resolution, according to market observers.
Digitimes Research: Curved OLED TV sales unlikely to break 800,000 in 2015
Jan 9, 16:00
Following developments to push Ultra HD TVs in the market vendors have begun to promote curved units as well and aim to push the technology throughout 2015-2016. However, due to higher panel costs, limited market prospects and higher retail pricing, shipments during the time period will be limited,...
Explosive growth forecast for quantum dot TV technology, says DisplaySearch
Jan 8, 21:42
LCD TV makers are responding to the challenge of OLED, with quantum dot (QD) technology, curved screens and other innovations. According to new information from DisplaySearch, in order to boost consumer value in the LCD TV market, Ultra HD (4K) enhanced-color LCD TVs, using quantum dot (QD) technology...
HKC to build 8.5G LCD panel fab in China
Jan 8, 14:51
China-based display products maker HKC has signed an agreement with the Chongqing government to invest CNY12 billion (US$1.92 billion) in a new 8.5G fab in the western Chinese city that will go into mass production in the third quarter of 2017, according to sources at the company.
CES 2015: Sony displays new Ultra HD TVs
Jan 7, 14:18
Sony has announced that a total of 11 new Ultra HD Bravia LCD TVs will be on display at CES 2015, featuring new technologies such as the company's 4K Processor X1.
LCD TV shipments to reach 239 million in 2015, says DisplaySearch
Jan 5, 14:43
After a year of weak growth for the LCD TV industry in 2013, worldwide shipment growth has accelerated every quarter in 2014, with total units rising more than 10% in the third quarter. According to DisplaySearch, 2014 LCD TV shipments will reach 223 million units, which is a 7% increase over the previous...
CES 2015: 8K TVs to be on display
Dec 31, 11:19
In addition to connected devices, new Ultra HD (4K) TVs and thinner LED TVs, consumers can expect to see new lineups of OLED, quantum dot (QD) and even 8K TVs at the CES 2015 exhibition.
Ultra HD demand to grow at 72% CAGR until 2018, says FutureSource
Dec 25, 15:45
The worldwide TV market is forecast to grow to 234 million units in 2014, representing a 3% growth from 2013, according to Futuresource Consulting. However, 2014 is projected to see a 4% fall in trade value to US$97 billion, reflecting a decline in average retail prices from US$652 to US$608.
Computex 2015 out of booths
Dec 22, 21:58
Although Computex 2015 will not begin until June 2015, booths for the show have already sold out as many emerging players in the cloud computing and Internet of thing (IoT) industries are looking to promote their innovations and products via the show, according to the show host Taipei Computer Association...
Worldwide CE market forecast to grow 4.5% in 2014, says Futuresource
Dec 22, 15:35
It has been another difficult year for many CE vendors as convergence takes its toll on dedicated product segments and competition has squeezed profits in key areas like TV. However, worldwide CE sales are still forecast to rise by 4.5% in 2014 to reach US$707 billion (trade value), driven largely...
Taiwan market: LG launches 42- to 55-inch smart digital signage
Dec 19, 11:36
LG Electronics has launched 42- to 55-inch smart digital signage equipped with IPS panels produced by LG Display and multimedia editing software in the Taiwan market, with small- to medium-size businesses being target customers, according to LG Electronics Taiwan.
Foxconn IT shopping mall in Taipei to open in March 2015
Dec 17, 23:18
Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) new IT shopping mall in Taipei, Taiwan has hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the air bridge between the building and Guang Hua Digital Plaza, an existing IT shopping mall in the city.
AUO, Innolux expected to see more orders for Ultra HD TV panels
Dec 17, 11:46
As Japan-based vendors including Sony and Panasonic and China-based vendors have been actively promoting Ultra HD LCD TVs, Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux are expected to receive increased orders, according to industry sources.
TCL launches quantum-dot TVs
Dec 17, 11:44
China-based vendor TCL has launched quantum-dot LCD TVs with a NTSC value of 110% through technological cooperation with US-based QD Vision, with Ultra HD panels supplied by affiliated China Star Optoelectronics Technology.
Digitimes Research: 23-, 27-inch LCD monitor prices up in December
Dec 17, 11:25
Global average retail prices for 23- and 27-inch LCD monitors in December have risen on month by 11.3% to US$276 and 9.2% to US$379, respectively, while those for 20- and 24-inch models have dropped 6.4% to US$132 and 1.2% to US$246, according to Digitimes Research. Pricing for 22-inch models remained...
China market: LCD TV sales expected to drop in 2015
Dec 16, 12:03
There will be an estimated 45.09 million LCD TVs sold in the China market in 2014, slipping on year by 5.6%, and the demand will continually drop in 2015 and 2016 and then slightly rebound in 2017, according to China-based China Market Monitor.
Monitor revenues rise in 3Q14, says DisplaySearch
Dec 16, 11:46
Global desktop monitor sell-in revenues rose 7% in the third quarter of 2014, as average selling prices (ASPs) rose just over 10%, according to DisplaySearch. Worldwide desktop monitor shipments declined just over 3%, to reach 34 million units.
TV panel prices may drop in 2H15 due to shrinking demand from China
Dec 12, 11:06
With demand in the China market for LCD TVs in 2015 forecast to decrease on year, China-based LCD TV vendors are likely to lower target shipments accordingly and consequently the supply of LCD TV panels may exceed demand and prices could fall in the second half of 2015, according to industry sources...