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Vizio retakes lead in US LCD TV market; Samsung maintains overall TV dominance ""Samsung is very well positioned, not just in the US LCD TV segment, but also globally in all TV technologies, including plasma and emerging displays like AMOLED," Morrod said. "Overall, Samsung is the world's leading brand, and its scale and scope mean that it can always compete in markets such as the US. Samsung is also very well-positioned at the top end of the market, which has helped it generate profits over several years."" via DigiTimes

‘Spintronic’ OLED promises brighter displays "Physicists at the University of Utah have invented a new 'spintronic' oled which they say promises to be brighter, cheaper and more environmentally friendly than current leds. "It's a completely different technology," said distinguished professor of physics Z Valy Vardeny." via New Electronics

Chief turning digital displays interactive ""Customers have expressed excitement about the simplicity of converting a select flat panel into an interactive display, the intuitiveness of the software — it just works — and the ability to share a common platform," said Derek Derks, Chief's business development manager. "I'm most excited about the possibilities for our partners to create powerful interactive meeting and training spaces that are accessible for everyone."" via Digital Signage Today

E Ink, Sharp sign patent cross-licensing deal "As part of the deal, E Ink and Sharp will use some of their respective patented technologies in return for licensing fees, such as LCD (liquid crystal display) and TFT (thin-film transistor) technologies, the report said. It will also help both companies focus on the development of their businesses, it added." via ZDNet

Samsung Galaxy OLED Display Technology Shoot-Out Galaxy S I – Galaxy S II – Galaxy S III "Not surprisingly, all new display technologies initially start near the back of the pack in performance compared to the established and more refined products – IPS LCDs in this particular case. Not surprisingly, the Google Nexus One came in last place in our Smartphone Display Shoot-Out. But six months later the Samsung Galaxy S I did a lot better and we gave it a Display Mate Best Video Hardware Award for the Best New Display Technology. In this Shoot-Out we will examine in-depth the display performance of the three Galaxy S generations to see how OLEDs have been evolving and improving over time. This article will be a combination of objective praise and critical analysis of OLED displays." via DisplayMate

Competing Display Technologies Chipping Away at Plasma Display Panel (PDP) Filters Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. "With the advent of the digital age, change in digital signal transmission, and increase in popularity of broadband network, the television market worldwide is experiencing a drastic shift in terms of display technology, which has resulted in the rise of the Flat Panel Display (FPD) TV market. At present, the chief display technologies that exist in the television sector include Cathode-Ray Tube (CRT), Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), Plasma (PDP), Light Emitting Diode (LED), Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED), and Projection." via SFGate

Developments in Autostereoscopic Display Technologies Drives the 3D Enabled Smartphones Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. "Already feeling the trickling down effects of the 3D revolution is the growing popularity of the use of the technology in mobile electronic devices as evidenced by the heavy influx of new electronic devices with 3D displays. 3D display technologies have struck a hidden goldmine and those capable of providing a stereoscopic perception of 3D depth is poised to spiral in popularity" via Virtual-Strategy Magazine


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