Monthly Archives: May 2011

Samsung Unveil UE75D9500 As World’s Largest 3D-Capable LED LCD TV

Samsung has launched a super-high-end series of LED-backlit LCD TV in its native country of Korea this week. More than just a successor to last year’s flagship C9000 range, the Samsung D9500 series will feature one model – the UE75D9500 – that the company claims is the largest 3D-capable LED LCD television in the world at this time of writing. ... Read More »

Passive 3D TV Shipments To Overtake Active 3DTV Sales In 2015: Study

The battle between active and passive 3D camps for domination of 3D-capable HDTV arena has proved interesting thus far, not least because of the mudslinging that has been going on in Korea, the home country of the two technologies’ respective chief proponents. LG Electronics, who first unveiled its film-type patterned retarder (FPR) polarized 3D LCD technology in December last year, ... Read More »

LCD Dominates 3DTV Market, But 3D Penetration Higher Among Plasma TVs

LCD is expected to remain the dominant display technology for 3D TV sets sold in 2011, according to the latest forecast from market research firm iSuppli. Even though plasma is dwarfed by comparison in terms of 3DTV market share, 3D penetration ratio among plasmas (i.e. the proportion of plasma televisions equipped with tri-dimensional capabilities) is higher than the corresponding figure ... Read More »

UK Consumers Found To Be Most Active In Replacing Their TV Sets: Study

The United Kingdom has emerged as one of the nations whose consumers have been most active in replacing their TV sets over the past three years, according to a recent report published by California-based market research and consulting firm DisplaySearch. The study also found that owners of flat-screen televisions are likelier to have more TVs in their households, a trend ... Read More »

Loewe Debuts Individual Compose Range Of Active-Shutter 3D LED LCD TVs

Five weeks ago, Loewe launched a 46-inch model of its Art series of LED-backlit LCD TV, which is priced at £2395 yet does not feature 3D capabilities. Today, the German premium HDTV manufacturer has officially unveiled its first 3D TV range as part of the Individual Compose series, belatedly joining the extra-dimensional home entertainment revolution which has grown in strength ... Read More »