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display alliance news 9.17.2010

Adtraxion Converts Samsung LFD Monitors Into Digital Signage Players Netherlands-based digital signage solutions provider Adtraxion Systems has devel­oped soft ware that converts Samsung’s Large Format Display (LFD) monitors into Adtraxion digital signage players. Read more at displayblog.

Why Aren’t ProAV Integrators Doing DS Yet? Right now, the IT channel (and even the HomeAV channel) are integrating more DS networks than the ProAV market is in almost every country in the world. Sure, we sell lots of DS displays — and some even for DS applications, but the real money’s in the content distribution and generation market (media players, the network infrastructure, the ad-based content and the after-sales support and service contracts). Read more at sixteen-nine.

How To Build An LCD Display System While it is not possible to cover the incredibly large range of potential LCD display applications there are a few basic elements and principles that are easy to summarize. Read more at panelx.

LG Elec says cut 5.8 mln T greenhouse gas emissions LG Electronics Inc said on Thursday it had reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 5.77 million tonnes in the first half, mainly by introducing new products that are more energy efficient. LG said that by mid-year it had achieved 95 percent of its full-year emission reduction target of 6.1 million tonnes by launching more energy-efficient air conditioners, washers and light-emitting diode (LED) type LCD flat-screen TVs. Its manufacturing process led to cuts of 130,000 tonnes of emissions, it said. Read more at af.reuters.

Large-size panel prices to remain flat in 4Q10 Large-size TFT-LCD panel prices are expected to remain flat in the fourth quarter of 2010 and may start increasing in the first half of 2011, according to Taiwan-based panel makers. Read more at digitimes.

VEGAS TIX 4LESS: Manufacturing Resources International (MRI) 70-inch LCDs Atlanta-based Manufacturing Resources International (MRI) installed dual-70-inch LED backlit digital signage LCDs in an out door ticketing booth, the VEGAS TIX 4LESS brand by, on the Las Vegas strip. The 70-inch displays allow cus­tomers to view available shows, events and prices. read more at displayblog.

LG CEO steps down LG has replaced its CEO after a record loss.  And it's keeping it in the family. Koo Bon-joon, the younger brother of LG Group chairman Koo Bon-moo, will replace Nam Yong, who offered to resign from the top job at a board of director's meeting.  "Nam Yong offered to resign as CEO to take responsibility for the flagging performance and pave the way for a new CEO to prepare for the coming year and beyond," LG said in a statement. Read more at techeye.

AUO and TPV to Establish Joint Venture for LCD Module Plant In Brazil HSINCHU, TAIWAN  – To provide closer services to customers and to develop the emerging market, AU Optronics Corp. has announced to establish a joint venture LCD module plant with TPV Technology Limited, being the world's largest ODM LCD TV maker, in Manaus, Brazil for panel module assembly and sales business. If the investment plan is approved by the relevant regulatory authorities, the joint venture will be the first project for AUO to advance into the emerging market with its strategic partner. It also demonstrates the new business model of supplying the international brand customer from the local plant. Meanwhile, this JV is the first production base in America for AUO to offer customer in-time services and supports after establishing manufacturing sites in Europe. Read more at digitalsignageuniverse.

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