Philips Sees Itself as More Than Monitors

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I had a chance to grab Wilfred de Man, general manager EMEA of Philips MMD, today at the ISE show here in Amsterdam on a busy Day 2. We toured his stand and shot a number of product videos that are posted on our ISE portal at http://www.rAVeNOWise.com under the VIDEOS tab — you can then type in Philips in the search box. Afterwards I asked him about how Philips is faring in its new plan to retake the display market leadership role in monitors and he was quite candid that, although they’re doing well, he wants better than fourth or fifth place.

In addition, I asked him where Philips will be in five years from now and he here’s what he had to say: