The Display Industry News Source 8.22.2011
Monday, August 22, 2011
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New Survey Confirms Media Planners are Taking Digital Placed-based Media Seriously "According to the survey, 86.3 percent of media planning respondents said they intend to use digital place-based media as part of their media plans in 2012, a jump from 75.5 percent who said their 2011 media plans include digital place-based media and 65.3 percent from 2010." Written by KeyWest Technology via DisplayAllianceOpen

Corning is ready to produce glass for OLED-Television "Corning Chief Financial Officer Jim Flaws says in an Interview that Corning want to produce glass for large OLED panels soon. Lg plan to introduce a 55 inch OLED-Television in 2012, and also Samsung-Mobile-Display set their focus on larger panels." via OLED-Display

Lenovo CEO: Really Cheap Tablets "On The Way So Lenovo will build really affordable tablets, way cheaper than US$500, and target low-income folks, who really need and want tablets. And by strongest, I’m guessing Yang intends to win with the largest market share based on unit shipments. That reminds of HP and Dell: both companies think unit market share is the most important performance metric. It certainly is important, but sustainable businesses are built on profit." via DisplayBlog

When a Screen breaks—so do your plans for ROI "Breakdowns and damage can double the length of time a screen starts returning your investment. Having to pay for a new screen almost doubles your initial spend, and even if a screen is repairable, or just needs a reboot, the length of time the screen is off means time the screen is not working and not doing what you spent money for it to do." via Armagard

UCLA researchers developed a stretchable transparent P-OLED device "Researchers from UCLA demonstrated an intrinsically stretchable transparent P-OLED device. The device was fabricated using a simple process that uses single-walled carbon nanotube polymer composite electrodes. The interpenetrating networks of nanotubes and the polymer matrix in the surface layer of the composites lead to low sheet resistance, high transparency, high compliance and low surface roughness." via OLED-Info

Large-Sized LCD Panel Declines Slow in August "With weak demand continuing to plague the market for large-sized LCD panels measuring 10 inches to 55 inches, pricing in August is projected to dip 0.2 percent compared to July. The decline will be a rela­tively small improvement from the 0.3 percent drop during the June to July time frame, and will equal the same rate of loss suffered from April to May." via iSuppli

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