Monthly Archives: October 2013

No Decision Made Yet On Exiting Plasma TV Business: Panasonic UK

Panasonic ZT60 plasma

Every few months over the past few years, there have been various proclamations by “sources close to Panasonic” that the Japanese TV manufacturer is going to pull the plug on its loss-making plasma display panel (PDP) business. One such story surfaced again this morning, this time from international news agency Reuters who said that Panasonic will exit the plasma television ... Read More »

Korean Brands Samsung & LG Lead Declining Flat-Screen TV Market

Samsung & LG

South Korean manufacturers Samsung and LG steadfastly held onto their lead in the flat-screen television market, but neither company will be that optimistic of a return to growth in 2013 following a new report from analyst firm IHS that shows total shipments fell for a second month in succession this July. The IHS Monthly Worldwide FPD TV Shipment Data Report ... Read More »

Global LCD TV Panel Shipments See First-Ever Q2-To-Q3 Decline

TV shipment

Signs are emerging that the holiday season could prove to be a disappointing one for television manufacturers, with total shipments in the global LCD TV market showing its first-ever decline from the second to the third quarter. A preliminary estimate from IHS’ LCD Market Tracker report puts worldwide LCD TV panel shipments at just 58 million units in the 3rd ... Read More »

4K TVs Allowed To Display UHD Logo Without Ultra HD Colour Space

Sony X9 4K Ultra HD TV

DIGITALEUROPE, the self-proclaimed voice of the European digital technology industry that aims to foster a better policy and regulatory environment for consumer electronics and informations and communications technology companies, has finally unveiled its new criteria for devices wishing to display the Ultra HD logo. The body, which first signalled its intention of developing a UHD logo programme for 4K Ultra ... Read More »