Samsung to unveil low power display panel without color filter
Oct 13, 2005 - in News
Samsung said it will unveil a new 32 inch LCD at a display conference in Yokohama, Japan, next week. Unlike other conventional LCD displays the new display will not use a color filter to separate out the red, green and blues, but will rely on the backlight to separately transmit the colors.
Expected new Apple product causes NAND flash prices to rise
Oct 7, 2005 - in News
NAND flash prices have continued to rise, with demand being stimulated most recently by reports that Apple will roll out a new audio-video product adopting NAND flash memory.
Gateway intros 21" widescreen HD display
Oct 6, 2005 - in News
Gateway today announced what it claims to be the first 21" high-definition widescreen display with DCDi support.
TMDisplay to feature finger shadow touch-screen at CEATEC Japan
Sep 29, 2005 - in News
Toshiba Matsushita Display Technology (TMDisplay) announced a low-temperature polysilicon (LTPS) TFT LCD display prototype with finger shadow sensing input capability.
LCD TV Set Fall Preview
Sep 28, 2005 - in Reviews
You may considering buying into LCD TV technology - but where do you start? We put the screws to eight 26" and 27" LCD TV sets to show what works, what doesn't and - more importantly - what you might want to buy.
Sony may invest more in Samsung LCD venture
Sep 27, 2005 - in News
Sony is considering an additional investment in its liquid crystal display (LCD) joint venture with South Korea's Samsung Electronics to meet fast-growing demand for LCD TVs, its president said on Tuesday.
Brightside intros 200,000:1 contrast ratio display
Sep 23, 2005 - in News
Canadian startup Brightside announced what it claims to be the first "extreme dynamic range" display. The device sports a massive 200,000:1 contrast ratio and a 16-bit color capability that result in higher image quality than any other display we have seen before. The device is on sale now - for approximately 100 times the price of a current high-quality 19" LCD.
ATI launches Avivo graphics platform for home entertainment
Sep 21, 2005 - in News
ATI launched its next-generation "Avivo" video and display controller technology this morning, promising more realistic color resolution, and the capability to deliver "flawless" video playback.
Benq announces "world's fastest" 20" wide-screen LCD
Sep 13, 2005 - in News
Benq today said that it will ship its new FP202W LCD in the fourth quarter of this year.
Planar debuts stereoscopic 3D display
Sep 13, 2005 - in News
Planar Systems today announced the SD1710 StereoMirror, its stereoscopic 3D LCD monitor delivering stereo imaging.
First Toshiba SED TVs to have 50" diagonals
Sep 12, 2005 - in News
At the recently ended Internationale Funkaustellung (IFA) 2005 show in Berlin, Toshiba provided another glimpse into its surface-conduction electron-emitter display (SED) TV technology, with the company stating the SED flat panel TV will support full HDTV resolution (1,920 x 1,080 pixels), while adding that the first SED panels to hit the market will have a 50" diagonal.
Tight PDP supply expected for 4Q
Sep 5, 2005 - in News
Although supply and demand for PDPs (plasma display panels) are likely to reach a balance this quarter, supply is expected to run short of demand in the fourth quarter, as orders are fully booked through the first quarter in 2006, according to unspecified PDP makers.
All-Pro LCDs Part 2
Aug 30, 2005 - in Reviews
As promised, we put a new batch of what some vendors claim are the latest-and-greatest professional-quality LCD monitors to the test. For $1,500 and more, are wares from Eizo, ViewSonic and, yes, Apple really the best retail-channel monitors you can buy?
Matsushita: 65" high-def plasma TV for Japan
Aug 25, 2005 - in News
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LCD overtakes plasma in 37" TV segment
Aug 18, 2005 - in News
For the first time, LCD TVs captured 51 percent share of the 37" market segment that includes HD (high-definition) PDP (plasma display panel) TV and ED (enhanced Definition) PDP TV products in May 2005, according to Pacific Media Associates (PMA).
TFT LCD panel prices to rise in August
Aug 1, 2005 - in News
Due to back-to-school demand and hot season effects, most Taiwan-based panel makers, including AU Optronics (AUO), Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and Quanta Display, plan to raise prices for their LCD monitor or notebook panels, according to the Chinese-language Apple Daily.
ViewSonic claims VX924 has 3ms response time
Jul 27, 2005 - in News
ViewSonic will relaunch its VX924 19" LCD monitor in Taiwan at the Taipei Computer Application Show (TCAS) tomorrow, with the company now claiming the display has a 3ms response time.
Are 17" LCDs Dead?
Jul 20, 2005 - in Reviews
Are 17" LCD monitors dead and buried? The answer is far from cut and dry as 17" vendors scramble to upgrade their wares with eye-catching designs and completely new features. Meanwhile, 19" monitor prices continue to slide.
Samsung showcases 82" LCD TV, 40" OLED
Jul 19, 2005 - in News
Samsung uses the International Meeting on Information Display 2005 conference, currently held in Seoul, to show its most recent devices.
Sharp develops 'two-way viewing' LCD
Jul 14, 2005 - in News
Will the digital age bring an end to squabbles over which TV channel to watch? Sharp Corp.
Multifunction monitors the next display trend?
Jul 13, 2005 - in News
With the growth of LCD monitor sales slowing down and profits narrowing, makers have been pushing products with more functionality to remain competitive, with Sony, Sharp and BenQ among the makers that are offering multifunction monitors (MFMs).
NEC and LaCie Lead On Professional LCD Gear
Jul 6, 2005 - in Reviews
In response to your numerous requests, we've tested a few professional display solutions for you - four high resolution monitors. Also on the menu are two calibrators, which complete the equipment set of any self-respecting image editing professional. Are you ready for the move to LCD?
Add A Monitor Using USB: Sitecom's VGA Adapter
Jun 8, 2005 - in Reviews
Can't see your desktop for all the icons and windows? You need more desktop space - but what if you are using a notebook? Sitecom offers an interesting solution with its USB-to-VGA adapter, which lets you easily add a second monitor to any computer with a free USB 2.0 port.
Large-size TVs to draw attention at FPD Taiwan
Jun 8, 2005 - in News
Large-size RPTVs and PDP (plasma display panel) TVs will draw attention at FPD Taiwan, with BenQ presenting its 46" LCD TV and 72" RPTV and Amtran displaying its 50" PDP TVs.
Finding the Best 19" LCD Monitor for Your Application
Jun 6, 2005 - in Reviews
We selected 19" LCD monitors that heavy hitter vendors tout as some of the best they've got. With response rates ranging from 8 to 25 ms, their superlatives also remain tied to the application, whether you want to run Photoshop, office apps or watch DVDs - and don't forget about gaming.
ViewSonic VX924: The Near Future Of LCD Displays
Jun 2, 2005 - in Reviews
We'd all been waiting for the ViewSonic VX924, with its announced record low latency of 4 ms. Based on the new Overdrive technology, it represents what the near future of LCD display technology will look like. Our tests of this monitor yielded a few surprises - not all of them pleasant. Read on...
Computex: Tatung to showcase 17" multi-function monitor
May 30, 2005 - in News
Tatung will be showing a variety of display products and a wide range of home- and office-use devices at Computex 2005 (May 31-Jun 4) in Taipei.
HannStar may phase out 15" panel production next year
May 27, 2005 - in News
Although HannStar Display president David Joe yesterday stated that HannStar is scheduling to phase out 15" panel production next year, the company today clarified its position by stating it may discontinue production for the segment, depending on market circumstances.
ViewSonic Overdrive LCDs: A New Era of Very Fast Panels?
May 26, 2005 - in Reviews
ViewSonic says its first LCD panel to offer a new gray-to-gray response time calculation and "Overdrive" signal technology is bursting with speed. Given the traditional disconnect between LCD vendors' claims and reality, we thought we would pit ViewSonic's TN VP192s LCD with a black-to-white latency of 12 ms, against its new VP191b with a purported GTG response time of 8 ms.
Universal Display demos transparent OLED
May 24, 2005 - in News
Universal Display (UDC) today announced the development of the world's first high-resolution active-matrix transparent OLED (AM-TOLED) display.