The Display Industry News Source 3.07.2012
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
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Visit Kiosks4Business at the Retail Business Technology Expo "This year Kiosk4Business will be attending to debut some of their newest kiosk designs including the contemporary Okul and the newest member of the family, Nixi. Nixi is a very versatile micro kiosk which is available as desk or wall mounted. Nixi small kiosks start at screen sizes of just 10in up to 15in for but still have many of the features you would expect of a cutting edge design with options for RFID, Barcode scanner, printing and much more." via DisplayAlliance

APPLES NEW IPAD HAS A IPS-LCD RETINA WITH 2048×1536 RESOLUTION "Apples called his IPAD -> The new Ipad <- Retina with 2048×1536 resolution a new LCD-IPS LCD Retina Display with 2048×1536 resolution and 44 percent greater colour saturation and a A5X quad core graphics processor. The iPad has 3.1 million pixels with 264ppi." via OLED-Display

TPK February revenues down 9% on-month "According to TPK chairman Chao-Juei Chiang, Windows 8 can extend touch applications to notebooks, all-in-one (AIO) computers and other consumer electronics. This will also increase the size of touch panels from 3.5-inch to 10-, 15-, 22- and 32-inch models. TPK has been eager to expand product lines to cover digital cameras and gaming devices." via DigiTimes

AU Optronics, LG to make panels for iPad mini "AU Optronics and LG will make LCD panels for a 7.85in iPad that Apple will launch in the third quarter of 2012, according to reports...The report also claims that it will be Pegatron, not Foxconn that assembles the units for Apple." via Macworld

ViewSonic Spotlights Ultra Narrow 55" LCD Commercial Display and Network Media Player During DSE 2012 "The new CDX5550-L 55" slim bezel display targets the video wall industry, providing high definition brightness at 700 nits and a color contrast ratio of up to 4000:1, ensuring viewers receive beautiful HD images. The energy saving LED backlight and multiple video inputs (HDMI, VGA, DVI, S-Video, YPbPr and CVBS) provide bold picture quality. The display also features Intel's OPS slot for easy integration with any OPS compatible media player." via Technology-Digital

Shipments of 3D LCD TV Panels Reach 21M in 2011, Reaching 10% Penetration "Shipments of 3D LCD TV panels spiked to 7.8 million in Q411, up 26% Q/Q. As a result, total 3D TV panel shipments in 2011 reached 21.2 million, accounting for 10% of all LCD TV panels shipped According to the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Large-Area TFT LCD Shipment Report Advanced LED + 3D, panel makers are targeting very strong growth of 138% for 2012, which would lead to 3D LCD TV panel shipments of 50 million units, for a penetration rate of 21.6% of all LCD TV panel shipments." via ECN

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