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Monday
Jun132011

The Display Industry News Source 6.13.2011

Touch panel industry to take off in 2011, says TPK chairman

"TPK will increase in-house production of glass-based touch sensors, cover glass and touch modules and procure automated equipment to minimize production costs, Chiang noted. TPK aims to provide touch solutions for a full range of screen sizes to compete for orders from vendors of smartphones, tablet PCs and e-book readers, Chiang pointed out." via Digitimes Displays

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Friday
Jun102011

The Display Industry News Source-06.10.2011

AU Optronics Corp. Reports May 2011 Consolidated Revenue (2011.06.08)

"AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated May 2011 revenue of NT$33,603 million, up by 1.3% month-over-month and down by 23.3% year-over-year." via AUO

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Wednesday
Jun082011

The Display Industry News Source- 06.08.2011

Sony And Toshiba To Merge OLED And LCD Businesses

"The plan is to find synergies in the production for small LCD panels for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in order to catch up with Sharp, which currently holds the biggest share in the world market in this segment." via CrunchGear

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Friday
Jun032011

Interactive Digital Signage: Touch Screens Poised for Dramatic Growth

A new forecast from IHS iSuppli projects stunning growth in some digital signage sectors for touch screen functionality.

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Thursday
Jun022011

Display of the Week- LM230WF4-TLA1- LG Active 3D Shutter Glass LCD Panel

Used in conjunction with with 3D enabling "shutter glasses," this 23.0" full HD (1920x1080) LCD panel enables a high quality viewing experience without the ghosting that typically occurs with other 3D technologies.

Get the full pdf data sheet for LM230WF4-TLA1 on Display Alliance.

Contact Mass Integrated for a sales quote.

Thursday
May262011

Wintek 10.1", 11.6" and 13.3" LED backlit TFT LCDs plus Capacitive "ATT" Touch

Wintek's high resolution TFT LCD (1366x768) modules with Capacitive touch panel options.

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Thursday
May262011

LCD News 5.26.11-CMI introducing new lines of 3D TVs and Sony to decrease TV shipments

Taiwan based TV firms have not yet penetrated the 3D TV market. This year Taiwan-based TV makers aim to penetrate the 3D market. Firms such as Chimei Innolux (CMI) and BenQ will be pushing new lines of 3D TVs in the second half of this year. The market of LCD TVs in Taiwan have been experiencing a drop in their prices, LG's 42 inch LED TV has fallen below $1,037; Sony is following this drop in prices.

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Tuesday
May242011

TouchSystems Signs Distribution Agreement with Ingram Micro

Hutto, TX – May 24, 2011 – TouchSystems, a leader in the touch screen industry, announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world’s largest technology distributor. The distribution agreement covers North America and Mexico and includes all of TouchSystems’ touch screen products, and enables TouchSystems to reach a broader market.

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Friday
May202011

ECI Communications Partners With Noventri for Immersive Retail Digital Signage

ECI Communications, an international advanced audio and video systems contractor, recently signed on as a certified reseller of Noventri digital signage products to meet their growing demand for immersive retail signage.

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Friday
May202011

Live Video Feed vs. Digital Signage - The Showdown

Them there's fighting words. Do live TV feeds have a place withing digital signage content? Read what others are saying at: http://www.noventri.com/blog/?p=702.

 

Wednesday
May182011

Digital Signage, Smartphones - A Marriage Made in Heaven or an Unholy Union?

The synergy between digital signs and smartphones is attractive to shoppers and marketers alike, but will recent headlines and privacy concerns diminish the prospects of this relationship?

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Wednesday
May182011

LCD Module Datasheet Reference Guide by Vertical Market, LCD Formats and LCD Resolutions

Tuesday
May172011

LCD Modules for Industrial Use

(3.5" to 15.0")

 Click on the desired resolution to see all LCD modules within that field.

Tuesday
May172011

LCD Modules for Notebook PCs

(5.6" to 15.4")

  • Wide-SVGA          1024x600
  • XGA                      1024x768
  • Wide-XGA            1280x800
  • HD                       1366x768
  • Wide-XGA+          1440x900
  • SXGA+                 1400x1050
  • HD+                     1600x900
  • Wide-UXGA          1920x1200

Click on the desired resolution to see all LCD modules within that field.

Thursday
May122011

TFT-LCD Module vs. TFT-LCD Panel: An Explanation

As a person who sells TFT LCD products on a daily basis, I spend a good portion of my day looking through LCD data sheets, recommending solutions, talking to our value-add suppliers and trying to sus out the best opportunities for business.

Part of the difficulty of selling TFT LCD products is the convoluted language and slight differences between displays that can cause confusion to a "layperson" i.e. someone who isn't a display engineer. Fortunately, we have some great resources for information and, because Display Alliance is a "marketing cooperative," and we happen to stock and distribute LCD's, I thought I would share some important information that I just happened to learn today.

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Wednesday
May112011

Digital Signage Bundle! Buy Synergy's Equinox Media Player and get a 42" Fanless Industrial Monitor

Synergy's ProX42 Fanless SignageDigital signage hardware and software designer/manufacturer Synergy Digital Media Corporation is making a special offer for consumers by offering a free 42" fanless industrial monitor with the purchase of their Equinox digital signage media player.

As a special promotion to launch Synergy's Content Designer Package and their RS232 Remote Hardware Management Software solution, Synergy is offering the Equinox Digital Signage Media Player bundle at $1198.00

What that bundle includes is:

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Monday
May092011

LED Versus LCD-The Difference Between LED and LCD

More LED LCDs LED backlit LCDs have become dominant in the past year or two. Their increase in popularity is not due to a fad, 3-D, or lack of new marketing terms. It is directly linked to their superiority over their CCFL counterparts. LED backlit screens are more energy efficient, thinner, lighter, and provide for better contrast, darker blacks and whiter whites.

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Saturday
May072011

DOOH: Nielsen Audience Metrics Paint Rosy Picture for Location-Based Digital Signage Networks

The latest figures from The Nielsen Company not only show remarkable growth in audience exposure in Q4 2010 versus the same quarter the previous year, but also that such networks deliver verifiable audiences.

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Friday
May062011

LCD News 5.6.2011-NCR's LEED Cert., Tipping Point for US Manufacturers, Chimei IPS, Planar's LCD Videowall, Tablet PC Oversupply, LG OLED Production and MIT's New 3D Technology

NCR Columbus GAWage rates rise in China causing US manufacturers to rethink and establish their production facilities and supply chains in the US. For many, the economics have already reached a tipping point.

Chimei steps in to aid in production of IPS LCD panels for the iPad 2, as LG deals with "light leekage" screen issues from their 6th generation LCD plant. Sources site the primary cause of iPad 2 shortages due to the flawed displays at the LG plant.

Planar Systems, a worldwide leader in digital display solutions, report 21% year over year revenue growth from Q2 2010.  Gerry Perkel, (Planar CEO,) cited strong sales of digital signage products, particularly LCD video walls, as the driving factors in Planar's Growth.

Non-Apple tablet PC manufacturers likely to face oversupply caused by low demand of Android based tablet PCs.

Rugged Tablet PCs aim to improve automation, performance and profitability in the field service industry.

LG confirms 4.5G OLED production line of small sized panels for smartphone makers. The new line will allow LG to bump monthly production of substrates from 4k to 12k by mid 2011.

NCR gains LEED green building certification after renovation of a 25 year old battery plant in Columbus, GA now used for production of ATMs, retail self check-out machines and DVD rental kiosks for the North American market.

Researchers at MIT's media lab promise a new approach to 3D tech, say they can double the life of 3D devices without compromising screen brightness or resolution.

Tuesday
May032011

Applied Concepts to Demonstrate New Smart-DriveTM Advanced LED Drivers during Display Week 2011

Advanced LED Driver Features Allow User to Customize Driver Software and Store Black Box Data for Diagnostic Purposes

Tully, NY – May 3, 2011 – Applied Concepts, Inc. (ACI), a manufacturer of display and power conversion solutions primarily used for flat-panel display back lighting applications, today announced they will unveil and demonstrate their newest product, Smart-DriveTM Advanced LED Drivers during Display Week 2011.  ACI, a sustaining member of the Society of Information Display (SID), will be showcasing Smart-DriveTM in booth #1331 at the 49th SID International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, which takes place May 15 – 20, 2011 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.

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