Monthly Archives: July 2011

Weaker-Than-Expected Demand Forces LCD TV Makers To Lower 2011 Output

A recent study by DisplaySearch has revealed that major LCD TV manufacturers have been forced to put the brakes on this year’s LCD television production as a result of demand being lower than expected. According to the California-based market research firm, these downward revisions of production plans have come at a rapid pace, with TV brands realising that sales are ... Read More »

LG Cinema 3DTV Models Get Certified For Full HD 3D & Carbon Reduction

LG Electronics has been busy collecting accreditation for its Cinema 3D TVs which feature the company’s FPR (film-type patterned retarder) passive 3D LCD technology. The Korean TV manufacturer recently announced that Germany-based VDE, one of Europe’s largest technical-scientific associations, has certified the 47LW570S as full HD in 3D mode, which is a testament to the quality of extra-dimensional viewing available ... Read More »

Poorly Made 3D Movies At Fault For Slow 3DTV Sales: Panasonic Official

A senior official from Japanese TV manufacturer Panasonic claimed that the adoption of 3D TVs has been hampered as a result of greedy Hollywood studios churning out what he described as “shoddy” 3D movies, effectively destroying any good first impressions or expectations consumers initially harboured for the display format, leading to poor sales figures. According to Panasonic UK’s marketing director ... Read More »

Google & WPP Team Up To Measure UK’s Online & TV Cross-Platform Usage

Google has announced that it is commissioning a new research project which is designed to measure online and TV usage among UK households. The multimillion-pound project is to be carried out in conjunction with Kantar, the market research and consultancy arm of London-based media conglomerate WPP. The search engine giant essentially wants to learn more about the cross-platform consumption of ... Read More »