Samsung, LG Philips pushing widescreen monitor panels
Jun 26, 2006 - in News
Both Samsung Electronics and LG.Philips LCD plan to roll out more models of widescreen monitor panels in the third quarter of 2006 to push the proportion of their widescreen monitor panels, according to the Korean-language Electronic Times, Seoul .
AUO: 19" widescreen to account for 10% of monitor market in 2006
Jun 21, 2006 - in News
The popularity of 19" widescreen LCD montiors will continue growing through the rest of this year, with the segment expected to acocunt for 15% of LCD monitor shipments in the fourth quarter, and 10% for the whole year, according to Hsiung Hui, executive vice president of AU Optronics (AUO).
Benq introduces full-HD LCD monitor
Jun 7, 2006 - in News
Benq has been showcasing a full-HD (1200p) 24" LCD, complete with HDMI ports and everything else you would expect from a future high-end monitor on your desktop.
Demand for monitor panels to pick up in H2
May 29, 2006 - in News
Demand for monitor panels will pick up and average selling prices (ASP) will stabilize in the second half of the year because of seasonality, Intel's price cuts for its desktop CPUs, and panel makers' expected refusal to Dell's demand for price reductions in the 17" segment, according to industry sources.
Matrox ships TripleHead2Go
May 25, 2006 - in News
Matrox said it has begun shipments of its TripleHead2Go, which lets users span the desktop across three monitors and a total resolution of 3840 x 1024 pixels.
Samung may use LEDs in LCD monitor
May 23, 2006 - in News
Samsung Electronics may introduce LCD monitors that features LED backlighting, according to industry sources.
Monitor panel prices stabilizing, but inventory issues may trigger more price drops
May 10, 2006 - in News
Prices for monitor panels are stabilizing this month, as makers put the brakes on fierce pricing, but high inventory levels within the monitor market are likely to push prices down again soon, industry sources commented.
SiS SiS741CX chipset adopted by Samsung in multi-function monitors
May 9, 2006 - in News
Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) on May 9 announced that its SiS741CX chipset is being used in Samsung's Network MFM (multi-function monitor) 400Pn series.
Asustek introduces 20.1" widescreen monitor with built-in megapixel webcam
May 8, 2006 - in News
Asustek recently introduced a 20.1", widescreen LCD monitor (ASUS PW201) with a built-in 1.3-megapixel webcam and LifeFrame software bundle that enables the display to be used for video conferencing.
TG Daily Video: ABS demos triple monitor solution for quad-SLI
May 4, 2006 - in News
Only large screens can take advantage of the pixel horsepower of quad-SLI systems today. But those 24" or 30" monitors are everything but cheap and may not be an option for every user who already paid more than $5000 for a computer. An alternative could be ABS Computer Technologies' triple screen solution based on the Matrox TripleHead2Go.
Asus PW191 LCD: Looks Can Deceive
Apr 21, 2006 - in Reviews
It did not take long for the Asus 17" PM17-TU LCD to become a favorite with gamers. Now the manufacturer has shifted into an even higher gear with the PW191, a wide-format 19" monitor with great looks. Unfortunately, its performance is not always on par with its design.
LCD panel prices to stabilize once inventory eases
Apr 19, 2006 - in News
Panel prices may stabilize in June when the current inventory level is gradually digested, according to David Hsieh, president of DisplaySearch Taiwan.
MySpace adds a security monitor
Apr 11, 2006 - in News
MySpace, the popular social-networking Web site, has hired a former prosecutor from the Justice Department to patrol the site and educate its users.
Supply of 19" widescreen panels runs tight
Apr 4, 2006 - in News
Supply of 19" widescreen LCD monitor panels is now tight, with Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) claiming that orders within the segment are stronger than expected.
LCD monitor panel prices may stabilize next quarter
Mar 31, 2006 - in News
Although monitor panel prices are expected to keep dropping next month, sources at panel makers indicated that overall monitor panel prices may stabilize later in the second quarter.
19" LCD Monitors: The Spring 2006 Collection
Mar 27, 2006 - in Reviews
We rounded up the best LCD monitors available in retail channels this year - and let us just say we were not disappointed. But what ultimately determines whether a display stands out or not depends on whether you are an office user, gamer or graphic designer.
Sharp launches 65" high-definition LCD monitor
Mar 16, 2006 - in News
monitor. The 65" device is designed for use in commercial applications, such as digital signage, medical imaging, CAD/CAM and flight information displays.
Eizo announces 10-bit capable professional widescreen LCDs
Feb 24, 2006 - in News
Eizo is adding two widescreen models to its ColorEdge series of professional LCD monitors. The new 21" and 24" models offer a 16:10 aspect ratio and include the firm's 10-bit hardware calibration technology and 14-bit color processing capability.
Competition in widescreen panel market to heat up this year
Feb 22, 2006 - in News
The widescreen monitor panel market is expected to heat up this year, as AU Optronics (AUO) and HannStar Display plan to roll out 19" widescreen panels, with respective launch dates in March and May.
Is the Acer F20 the Ferrari of LCD Monitors?
Feb 16, 2006 - in Reviews
For quite a few Formula One seasons now, Acer has been unconditionally supporting Team Ferrari. Accordingly, the IT manufacturer has also taken the opportunity to market a few products bearing the famous prancing horse emblem. These have usually been portable computers; but now LCD monitors are getting the Ferrari look. How do they perform compared to the rest of the pack?
RocketGuard 100 monitors temperature, alerts about failing PSUs
Feb 7, 2006 - in News
HighPoint Technologies, makers of RocketRAID line of RAID controllers, has released the RocketGuard 100 monitoring card which keeps track of chassis temperature, fan and power supply health. The little card can be mounted anywhere within the computer case and has connectors to HighPoint's RocketRAID cards and chassis alert LEDs. Using the included software, users can set alert limits and be emailed when a fan fails or when the case reached a certain temperature.
Prices for 17" LCD monitor panels continue sliding
Feb 7, 2006 - in News
Prices for 17" LCD monitor panels have continued to reach record lows in the first half of this month, with the ASP (average selling price) falling to $145, down from $149 in the second half of last month, according to WitsView Technology.
Do You Want a 16:9 LCD Monitor Now?
Jan 31, 2006 - in Reviews
LCD makers supposedly have been working hard to develop big-performance, wide-screen monitors in 16:9 format. But so far, the results have been dismal. Will new wares from some of the world's largest electronics OEMs finally take things to a new level?
Philips: Widescreen adoption in LCD monitors not as quick as expected
Jan 20, 2006 - in News
Although panel makers have aggressively pushed widescreen LCD monitor panels, the adoption rate is not expected to proceed as fast as expected, with the penetration rate of the segment now set to increase from 2% in 2005 to 9.8% in 2008, according to Sara Liu, assistant manager of market intelligence, Philips CEBLC-MMFD, Royal Philips Electronics
LCD monitors likely to account for 80% of PC monitor market this year
Jan 11, 2006 - in News
PC monitor shipments will hit 155 million units in 2006, with LCD monitor shipments reaching 125 million units for an 80% share of the market, according to a forecast from DisplayBank.
Large-size LCD panel prices to fall this month
Jan 3, 2006 - in News
Prices for large-size TFT LCD panels will fall this month, with the price decrease for monitor and TV applications to be the most significant, due mostly to seasonal effects, according to Henry Wang, CEO of WitsView Technology.
LCD monitor prices flat, while flat-panel TV prices continue decreasing
Dec 14, 2005 - in News
For the most part LCD monitor ASPs (average selling prices) remained flat this month, though the LCD TV segment is seeing decreasing prices amid holiday promotions, according to WitsView Technology.
System makers report lower LCD monitor shipments in November
Dec 13, 2005 - in News
Taiwan-based LCD monitor makers including Lite-On Technology, BenQ, Amtran Technology and Jean all posted declining LCD monitor shipments last month, according to the companies.
Sources: CRT sector suffering from shortages
Nov 21, 2005 - in News
Although the cathode ray tube (CRT) segment is facing increasing competition from flat-panel and alternative rear-projection technologies, supply for 17- inch CRT monitors and 21" CRT TVs are now running behind demand, according to market sources.
ViewSonic VP930 LCD Monitor: The New Champion?
Nov 17, 2005 - in Reviews
It's happened. Much to our dismay, ViewSonic has pulled their VP191b monitor off the market. You can still find it in limited quantities, but at a high price! As consolation though, ViewSonic is back with a new model: the VP930. It features searing specifications and ergonomics that are still top notch. But the VP191b won't be easily forgotten - the VP930 has some very big shoes to fill.