The Display Industry News Source 8.31.2011
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
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LG Display cuts capex; tablet boom hits LCD TVs "Flat-screen maker LG Display will slash next year's capital spending by a quarter as booming sales of mobile devices from iPads to Android smartphones saps demand for TV panels, its main source of earnings." via Reuters

Taiwan wants to establish an AMOLED R&D alliance "Taiwan's government wants to establish an AMOLED R&D alliance, to help local companies compete with AMOLED leader Samsung. Currently it is reported that AU Optronics (AUO) has volunteered for the plan and are in talks with smartphone and PC makers HTC, Acer and Asustek to form the alliance. It's not clear whether other Taiwanese OLED makers (such as Chimei Innolux) will join too." via OLED-Info

Sony, Hitachi And Toshiba Make Their LCD Business Merger Official "As reported, the semi-public organization will control 70% of the venture (to be set up by the end of the year), with the other partners holding a 10% stake each. Tentatively named “Japan Display”, the venture will launch with a cool US$2.6 billion investment and instantly control 21.5% of the world market for small and medium-sized LCDs." via TechCrunch

Samsung GT-I9220 with Super-Amoled-HD is real "The Samsung GT-I9220 with a 4.3 inch Super-Amoled-HD Display is real. At the Wi-Fi certified website we found a registration about this new smartphone from Samsung. The Super-Amoled-HD Display has 326ppi and a resolution of 1280×720 pixels." via OLED-Display

3D LCD Panel Shipments Grow in Second Quarter "Note these are 3D LCD panels shipping into the supply channel. The question then becomes: is the increase in 3D LCD panel shipments the result of end user market demand for 3D TVs? Or it is simply a supply side push based on wishful thinking? I’m betting it’s the later." via DisplayBlog

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