The move aims to meet surging demand for flat-panel
televisions in the United States, Europe and China.
MASHANTUCKET, Conn.-NECO Alliance, a Northeastern buying group of independent dealers that has historically concentrated on major appliances, is pushing further in electronics, spurred by rising flat-panel
Panstera Inc., a fabless semiconductor company based in Silicon Valley that provides advanced mixed-signal and complex digital-logic solutions, has introduced the DVI-compliant PT68851 flat-panel
Tina Tseng, analyst, television, for iSuppli, observed that there has been a major shift in flat-panel
TV purchasing price points.
TV prices compress and mass merchants begin to migrate their consumer electronics offerings toward a relatively higher end, it is not unusual to find a handful of LCD or plasma sets on these mega-retailers' shelves.
The electronics giant intends to concentrate its flat-panel
TV operations on liquid crystal displays and rear-projection models in a bid to enhance its competitiveness, they said.
Topics included a flat-panel
market overview, an analysis of the Taiwanese and Korean LCD industries, an LCD cost analysis and a flat-panel-display industry outlook.
Demand for such panels is on the rise due to the popularity of flat-panel
NEW YORK-While electronics manufacturers seem to focus the lion's share of new product development on flat-panel
technology, the old-standby cathode ray tube television maintains significant market share as unit sales eclipse those of LCD and plasma.
The Nihon Keizai Shimbun, a business daily, reported Friday that the planned factory will produce 30-inch LCD panels for flat-panel
TVs, possibly from 2006.
"It's a whole new day at Sony," said an executive at a competing flat-panel
The value of shipments of flat-panel
televisions in calendar 2003 eclipsed that of conventional cathode-ray tube TVs in Japan for the first time ever, an industry body said Tuesday.