How MicroLED Is Set to Change Screen Technology in the Home — The Emerging $50 Billion Opportunity


By: Ted Romanowitz Futuresource Consulting MicroLED is on track to displace LCD and OLED in consumer TV applications. That’s according to a new MicroLED report from Futuresource Consulting, which predicts global players will invest more than $10 billion into the technology over the next few years, creating a $50 billion + cumulative market opportunity over the […]

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Growth Opportunities Lie Ahead for Pro Displays After an Unprecedented Year


By Matthew Rubin Futuresource Consulting The past year has been one of the most volatile on record for the professional displays industry. As COVID-19 spread across the globe, supply chains were interrupted and end-user demand plummeted in some of the biggest markets. Add into the mix the increasing appeal of LED, which makes it a […]

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Is This the Beginning of the End for LCD Video Walls?


By Graham Cooke Futuresource Consulting Last week, Samsung Displays (DID) announced that it is to end production of LCD video wall displays on July 31, 2020. As one of the largest panel providers in the industry, Samsung DID’s decision to exit LCD video wall panel production has generated shockwaves, but it also presents significant opportunities […]

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JVC Debuts Line of 4K HDR LCD Monitors


JVC Professional Video today announced two new series of studio LCD monitors for 4K workflows. Available in two models, the DT‑U series provides native 4K resolution with 10-bit color depth and HDR compatibility. Dubbed the DT‑G series, all of them handle 4K and 2K sources. The 28-inch DT-U28U and 31.5-inch DT-U31U feature native 4K LCD panels with 3840×2160 resolution, […]

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As TV Makers Exit Plasma, Can They Make Up For It With LCD?


By Ken Park DisplaySearch The recent announcement by Samsung SDI that it will end plasma display panel (PDP) manufacturing this year also speculated that LG Electronics will shut its PDP business due to low demand, which would leave COC (Changhong) as the sole remaining plasma TV manufacturer. Earlier this year, NPD DisplaySearch predicted the demise […]

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Epson Now Holds 39 Percent of Projector Market Share in U.S.


According to PMA Research, Epson continues to hold the number one position in North America for 2013 with a market share of 39 percent, representing a five-point increase year-over-year. With positive revenue growth four years in a row, Epson had the largest total revenue increase in the North American projector market in 2013 with a […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: March 21, 2014


We’ve rounded up the stories you can’t miss from this week. There’s some InfoComm news with the introduction of it’s InfoComm Connections, Yamaha Corporation Acquired Revolabs, we reported about Sony’s new VPL-FHZ55 – the industry’s first (and still only) 100% Laser-based light sourced projector and LCD has won the DLP vs. LCD projection technology question. […]

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And The Winner Is: LCD


In the industry’s first-ever independent survey asking AV’ers which projection technology, LCD or DLP, they prefer, LCD has won in a big way. We will do this survey annually in the future, so we’ll see how it evolves over time. Our February survey was pretty simple — Which technology do you prefer: LCD or DLP, […]

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LCD Prices Plunge in Q4


According to the latest NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly TV Cost and Price Forecast Model, average U.S. street prices for all LCD TV sizes up to 46” will be below $1,000 for the first time, and all 32”, including high frame-rate LED models, will be below $500. Many other pricing milestones will be reached during the holiday […]

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Runco Intros Outdoor LCD TVs


Runco has announced the addition of two new flat panel outdoor LCD displays to its Climate Portfolio weatherproof series: the CP-42HD and CP-52HD. Both HD displays offer a weatherproof cabinet, optional Runco ColourPalette custom finish options and Runco says they can handle temperatures and climates in all 50 states of the US. The 1080p native […]

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Sharp Finally Ships Long-Awaited Four-Color, 3D LCD TV


Sharp Corporation has developed what they are claiming as the world’s first four-primary-color 3D LCD TV. Obviously requiring you to wear special 3D glasses, the 3D LCDs use a system based on time-sequential display technology with special active LC (liquid crystal) shutters in the glasses. In this system, images intended for the left and right […]

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Primeview Launches Open-Frame LCD for Integrating into DS Kiosks


Dubbed the PRV46OPFDID, Primeview’s latest customizable LCD monitor is a 46” 1080p native HD monitor that’s rated at 700 nits brightness (although, it’s likely a bit less than that) and includes RS232 as well as network control options. It’s designed as an OEM monitor frame that can be integrated into custom KIOSK designs for both […]

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NEC Launches 70″ LCD


NEC’s newest LCD monitor is in the form of the P701 – a 70″, 1080p pro-grade flat-screen that’s designed for commercial applications.  Capable of being tiled (10×10) for staging applications, the P701 is network-controlled or RS 232, includes DVI, VGA and HDMI ports, can be mounted horizontally or vertically and is specified at 600 cd/m2. […]

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Skype-Embedded LCD TVs


Skype has signed a deal with LG and Panasonic to integrate their videoconferencing technology into future HDTVs.  Skype’s service integrated into the LCDs would allow for free video calls with other Skype users – and may even be compatible with 3rd party videoconferencing services like those from Polycom and Cisco – in addition to Apple’s […]

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VIZIO Attempts to Take Leadership Role in Large-Format LED-lit LCD TVs


With their launch at CES of both a 58” and a 72”, Vizio is going after the largest of large direct-view displays.  Using LED-backlit, LCD displays, both TVs are specified to offer localized dimming (what they are calling SmartDimming), have five HDMI inputs, are Wi-Fi enabled for wireless networking, and are native 1080p – with […]

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Mitsubishi Integrates VUDU Into Entire LCD Line


At CES last week, Mitsubishi announced that their entire line of Internet-enabled televisions in 2010 will be integrating VUDU Apps, a platform for the delivery of Internet entertainment services.  The lineup of VUDU Apps on Mitsubishi televisions will feature the VUDU Streaming Movie Service, the leading HD on-demand movie service available today, which is currently […]

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