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LCD TV growth improving as plasma and CRT TVs disappear, says DisplaySearch

Apr 17, 15:02

Since reaching a peak in 2011, the global TV market has seen continuous declines, falling 6% in 2012 and 3% in 2013. LCD TV shipment growth fell into single digits in 2011, experienced its first decline in 2012, and grew only 2% in 2013, which was not enough to make up for falling shipments of plasma...

Ultra HD TV penetration rate expected to reach 6% in 2014, say AUO sources

Apr 17, 14:04

The penetration rate for Ultra HD TVs is expected to reach 6% in 2014, according to sources at AU Optronics (AUO).

Global large format display market posts 20% growth in 2013, says firm

Apr 14, 14:40

Worldwide shipments of professional flat panel displays increased 8% on quarter in fourth-quarter 2013 to reach 567,000 units, and finished the year with 20% volume growth, according to Futuresource Consulting.

Sony expects Ultra HD TV sales to increase 4-fold in 2014

Apr 14, 14:25

Sony expects its Ultra HD TV sales to increase four-fold in 2014 and also aims to hold a 10% global share in LCD TV shipments, according to the company.

Worldwide shipments of front projectors reach US$2.63 billion in 4Q13, says firm

Apr 11, 14:43

Worldwide shipments of front projectors grew on year by 6% to 2.12 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013, representing US$2.63 billion in value, according to Futuresource Consulting.

After years of flattening, curved TV screens leap into global market, says DisplaySearch

Apr 10, 15:00

After spending almost two decades trying to make TVs flatter, curved TVs emerged again in 2013. According to DisplaySearch, curved TV display shipments are forecast to reach nearly 800,000 units in 2014, and are expected to exceed six million units by the end of 2017. Curved TV is a design differentiator...

Amtran ships 580,000 LCD TVs in 1Q14

Apr 8, 20:55

LCD TV maker Amtran reportedly shipped 580,000 TVs in the first quarter of 2014 and expects slight growth going into the second quarter due to a revival in the North America TV market, according to industry sources.

Samsung announces performance guidance for 1Q14

Newswatch - Apr 8, 15:44

Samsung Electronics has announced that its consolidated sales for the first quarter of 2014 are likely to reach KRW53 trillion (US$50.19 billion) or in a range of KRW51-55 trillion compared to KRW59.28 trillion of the previous quarter and KRW52.87 trillion of a year earlier.

OLED TV shipments expected to reach no more than 100,000 units in 2014

Apr 7, 21:40

OLED TV shipments are expected to reach no more than 100,000 units in 2014, according to market observers.

LCD TV panel pricing for units sized 32- and 39-inch rise US$1

Apr 7, 21:38

LCD TV panel pricing for units sized 32- and 39-inch has risen US$1 amid increased demand from China-based TV vendors, according to market observers. Other panels sized 39-, 42- as well as 50-inch and above size units are expected to see improved pricing throughout April into May as demand in China...

LCD TV sales in China expected to decline nearly 6% during May 1 holiday period, says AVC

Apr 1, 22:15

LCD TV sales in China are expected to decline nearly 6% during the May 1 holiday period, according to statistics from AVC.

Taiwan supply chains see increased orders from Xiaomi for new 49- and 55-inch TVs

Mar 26, 21:11

Taiwan-based supply chains are seeing increased orders from Xiaomi for new 49- and 55-inch TVs set to be mass produced in the second quarter of 2014, according to industry sources.

China TV vendors look to release more mid-range Ultra HD TVs during May 1 holiday

Mar 25, 21:28

China TV vendors are preparing for the May 1 holiday period and have reportedly adjusted their product portfolios to feature more mid-range Ultra HD TVs for release in time for the holiday, according to industry sources.

Qisda will not deal out dividend for 2013

Mar 21, 10:26

Taiwan-based DMS (design and manufacturing service) provider Qisda's board of directors on March 20 decided not to distribute any dividend for 2013, according to the company.

Taiwan market: LCD monitor market expected to reach 800,000 units in 2014, says LG

Mar 20, 21:14

The LCD monitor market in Taiwan is expected to reach 800,000 units in 2014, with LG Electronics to hold a 15% market share, according to the company.

Sony to take back LCD TV production; reducing orders to Taiwan to 300,000 units in 2014

Mar 20, 16:00

Sony is reportedly considering spinning off its LCD TV business and turn it into an independent subsidiary in July 2014, with plans to shift its outsourcing orders back to in-house production, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Sony expected to focus on developing SXRD LCoS-based products in the future

Mar 20, 12:04

Sony president and CEO Kazuo Hirai in early 2014 unveiled the Life Space UX project, featuring the company's latest 4K ultra short throw projector, which adopts Sony's SXRD LCoS technology to allow projection of up to 147-inch 4K-resolution images in a very short distance. The projector will become...

Dell and HP see positive growth in worldwide monitor market despite overall decline in 4Q13, says IDC

Mar 19, 14:56

Total worldwide monitor shipments were slightly below 35 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013, a decrease of 0.4% compared to the previous quarter, according to IDC. The negative 3.8% on-year growth in the fourth quarter was largely due to declining desktop sales.

End-of-year surge pushed 2013 global shipments of Ultra HD TVs to 1.6 million, says DisplaySearch

Mar 19, 13:51

Ultra HD LCD TV shipments reached 1.6 million units in 2013, with nearly one million units alone shipped in the fourth quarter, according to DisplaySearch. Growth was significantly driven by China, although shipments from countries outside of China more than doubled in the fourth quarter as well. China-based...

LCD TV market in China expected to drop to 45 million units in 2014

Mar 19, 13:43

The LCD TV market in China is expected to drop from 48 million units in 2013 to about 45 million units in 2014, according to market observers.

Digitimes Research: Pricing for 32-inch entry-level LCD TVs up 3% on year in March

Mar 18, 15:51

Average pricing for entry-level LCD TVs sized 32-inch reached US$361 in March 2014, down US$2 on month but up 3% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Comcast to push into new digital home market

Mar 17, 21:08

In addition to its existing Xfinity Triple-Play services, US-based Comcast has recently announced it will cooperate with US-based NRG Energy to offer electricity services. The move is expected to add an additional service to Comcast's packages and help bring in more revenues to the company.

Global TV market contracts for second straight year in 2013, says IHS

Mar 14, 11:16

The global TV market shrank in 2013 for the second year in a row after total shipments declined by 6% from already soft 2012 levels, accompanied this time by a rare deceleration in the LCD TV space in China, Asia-Pacific and eastern Europe, according to IHS.

Supply chains expect weak demand for TV component orders as May 1 holiday in China approaches

Mar 13, 20:01

Supply chains are expecting weak demand for TV component orders as the May 1 holiday period in China approaches, according to industry sources.

Interactive whiteboard and flat panel display sales to education and corporate segments reach 1.3 million units in 2013, says firm

Mar 12, 15:57

Global sales of interactive whiteboards and interactive flat panel displays in the education and corporate segments reached 1.3 million units in 2013, up 1% on year and making it the largest year on record, according to Futuresource Consulting.

China market: FPD TV sales decrease in 4Q13, says Analysys

Mar 12, 11:44

There were 10.06 million FPD TVs sold in the China market during fourth-quarter 2013, decreasing 9.4% sequentially, and 5.66 million units of them were smart TV models, according to Analysys International.

China TV vendors expected to drop pricing by 10% for new Ultra HD TVs released in 2014

Mar 11, 22:03

China TV vendors are expected to drop pricing by 10% for new Ultra HD TVs released in 2014, according to industry sources.

Consumer electronics market tumbles in China as major device shipments slide in 2013, says IHS

Mar 11, 14:37

China's consumer electronics market declined in 2013 as demand for products like TVs and digital still cameras decelerated, compelling the country's makers to devise new strategies for growth, according to IHS.

Coretronic ships 6.47 million BLUs in February

Mar 11, 11:08

Coretronic shipped 6.47 million backlight units (BLUs) in February, decreasing 19% sequentially, according to the company.

Retailers in China drop LCD TV pricing by 30%

Mar 10, 15:31

Certain retailers in China are reportedly cutting prices for LCD TVs by as much as 30% in order to clear out inventories, according to industry sources.

Ultra HD TV penetration rate in China expected to reach 20% in 2014

Mar 5, 22:02

The Ultra HD TV penetration rate in China is expected to reach 20% in 2014, according to market observers.

Global LCD TV market expected to grow 5% in 2014, says TPV

Mar 4, 20:44

The global LCD TV market is expected to grow 5% in 2014, according to TPV Technology.

Digitimes Research: Ultra HD TV demand to reach over 12 million units in 2014

Mar 3, 21:53

Ultra HD TV demand is expected to reach over 12 million units in 2014, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan market: Channel retailers unlikely to meet 1Q14 sales goal

Mar 3, 21:37

Taiwan's channel retailers are expected to have difficulties achieving their sales target for the first quarter as back-to-school demand in February was weaker than expected, according to sources from channel retailers in Taiwan. Although they achieved a strong performance in January, estimated weak...

Sony Electronics to close 20 US stores affecting 1,000 employees

Feb 27, 12:13

Sony Electronics has announced plans to close 20 of its US stores, and eliminate one-third or 1,000 of its US employees, by the end of 2014.

TV-centric connected devices in homes top 1 billion, says firm

Feb 25, 15:46

The global installed base of TV-centric connected devices surpassed one billion units in 2013 and will exceed two billion by 2017, driven by smart TV, IP-enabled set-top boxes (STBs), games consoles, Blu-ray players and low cost digital media adapters, according Futuresource Consulting.

China TV vendors expected to release more high-end units in 2014

Feb 24, 21:51

China TV vendors are expected to release more high-end units in 2014 as TV demand in the nation is expected to be flat on year.

TV panel inventories drop during the Lunar New Year period

Feb 19, 21:53

TV panel makers' inventories dropped during the Lunar New Year period largely due to sales in the China market.

TCL reports 16% on-year decline in LCD TV sales for January

Feb 19, 20:43

China-based TV vendor TCL has reported that its LCD TV sales in January 2014 reached 1.69 million units, down 16% on year.

TV supply chain expects to see increased orders through the rest of February

Feb 17, 21:45

The TV supply chain expects to see increased orders through the rest of February as TV vendors look to release new models in March and April, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD TV shipments to decline 16% in 1Q14

Feb 14, 15:03

Taiwan-based makers are expected to ship 7.96 million LCD TVs in the first quarter of 2014, down 16.3% sequentially, according to Digitimes Research.

Novatek expects 1Q14 sales to stay flat or drop slightly

Feb 13, 15:14

LCD driver IC design company Novatek Microelectronics expects its first-quarter revenues to register 1% growth or an up to 3% decrease sequentially. Rising orders for Ultra HD TV panels and continued-brisk demand for smartphone panels will result in a particularly strong first quarter for Novatek,...

US TV market shrinks 9% in 2013, says IHS

Feb 10, 15:49

The US TV market fell 9% in 2013 despite the usual last-minute rally during the holiday season in the fourth quarter, which failed to compensate for low demand throughout the year, according to IHS.

China TV vendors expect to release OLED TVs by end of 2014

Feb 10, 14:58

China-based TV vendors such as Skyworth and Hisense are expected to release 55-inch OLED TVs by October 2014, according to TV supply chain sources.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD TV shipments reach 9.51 million units in 4Q13

Feb 10, 14:32

Taiwan-based LCD TV makers' shipments reached 9.51 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to Digitimes Research.

Sony announces plans to address reform of PC and TV businesses

Feb 6, 20:51

Sony has announced new measures to address reform of its PC and TV businesses aimed at accelerating the revitalization and growth of its electronics business.

Ultra HD desktop monitor shipments to reach 2 million in 2014, says DisplaySearch

Feb 5, 14:33

Thanks to falling production costs leading to declines in ASPs, shipments of Ultra HD desktop monitor displays are expected to increase steadily. According to DisplaySearch, even as overall desktop monitor demand falls to 133 million units in 2014, Ultra HD monitor shipments will reach two million...

Rising inventory pressure to affect 1Q14 LCD monitor shipments, says WitsView

Jan 29, 09:17

The global top-10 LCD monitor vendors' shipments in December 2013 declined 11.8% on month but grew slightly from the same period the previous year as LCD monitor vendors distributed goods in advance to retailers in October and November for the year-end holidays, and were conservative about procurement...

Sampo ships 220,000 LCD TVs in 2013

Jan 27, 20:36

Sampo shipped 220,000 LCD TVs in 2013, flat on year, with TVs sized 32- and 42-inch seeing the highest shipments.

Samsung posts profit drop in 4Q13

Jan 24, 12:40

Samsung Electronics has reported operating profits for the fourth quarter of 2013 slip 18.2% sequentially and about 6% on year to KRW8.31 trillion (US$7.71 billion), while sales were up 0.3% on quarter and 5.7% on year to KRW59.28 trillion.

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