The digital home industry saw various trends continue to develop in December 2013, including Japan vendors increased focus in the southeast Asia market; the release of AllCast on Google Play; and Amazon's launch of online video services in Japan, according to Digitimes Research.
Toshiba also announced that it will end production of LCD TVs at Dalian Toshiba Television (DLTV) and close down the plant by end of December 2013 as part of its measures to reform and return to profit its Visual Products business.
Panasonic, Sharp and Sony all bumped up expanded services and TV development in the China market as well, found Digitimes Research.
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