Global RPTV shipments to drop 15% in 2006

Although flat panel TVs (LCD TV and PDP TV) will experience significant growth in 2006, global demand for RPTVs (rear-projector TVs) is expected to drop due to the declining shipments of CRT RPTVs, according to DisplaySearch. RPTVs can be classified into two main categories based on their different technologies: CRT-based RPTV and Microdisplay-based (MD) RPTVs.

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