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Samsung hits China’s BOE over OLED patents

China’s giant display manufacturer Beijing Oriental Electronics (BOE) has been hit by South Korea’s Samsung over alleged patent infringements on its Smartphone OLEDs. The move indicates Samsung’s determination that they will take strong measures to protect their technology. This comes at a time when Chinese-made products are increasing their presence in OLED, the improved and […]

July 4, 2023By Chris Forrester

Samsung launches Odyssey OLED G9

Samsung Electronics has announced the global launch of the Odyssey OLED G9 gaming monitor (G95SC model), which has been enhanced with next-level AI upscaling technology. Building on the success of last year’s Odyssey OLED G8 (G85SB), the new monitor joins the lineup to open a new era of OLED gaming. “Last year, Samsung addressed the […]

June 12, 2023

Samsung to buy more LG OLED panels

Following what were described as “lengthy negotiations”, Samsung and LG Display have struck an agreement which will see LG supply “millions” of white OLED panels for use in Samsung TVs. Reuters reports that Samsung will buy 2 million panels from LG Display in 2024, and between 3 and 5 million in subsequent years. First units […]

May 17, 2023By Chris Forrester

Panasonic expands TV Portfolio in India

Panasonic Life Solutions India, a diversified technology company, has announced the launch of its new range of Google TVs. This follows the successful launch of OLEDs recently. The company plans to introduce a total of 23 new models of television powered by the Google TV platform. The latest range of Google TVs, featuring 4K HDR […]

May 8, 2023

Report: OLED revenues fall

OLED panel revenues decreased 3 per cent y-o-y in Q4’/2022 to $12.6 billion as a result of a 7 per cent y-o-y shipment decline. But analysts say there’s worse to come in 2023 according to Digital Supply Chain Consultants’ (DSCC) latest OLED Shipment Report. The numbers are spread across the complete industry including OLED-based laptops. […]

February 22, 2023By Chris Forrester

DSCC downgrades display spend

Modern TV sets start with panels. Sometimes high-end and still fairly expensive OLED devices, and other times slightly lower-specified alternates. But Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC)  says that manufacturers are not maintaining their Capital Expenditure when 2023 is compared with 2022 and earlier, and forecast a dramatic drop in CapEx this year. DSCC has downgraded […]

February 15, 2023By Chris Forrester

Report: Rapid growth in MiniLED panels

A report from Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) says that MiniLED panel production grew last year and that rapid growth is expected in 2023 and 2024. MiniLED backlights in LCDs can offer numerous advantages over other flat panel display technologies, most notably in higher brightness, high contrast ratio, lower power consumption than WOLED TV and […]

February 6, 2023By Chris Forrester

LG Display Q4 suffers from weak demand

South Korean electronics giant LG Display (LGD) reported its worst-ever loss for Q4. LGD said that global demand for smartphones, computers and tablets and TVs remained depressed. LGD reported a 876 billion Won (€651.9m) operating loss for the October-December 2022 period, compared with a profit of 476 billion Won in Q4 2021. LGD said the […]

January 30, 2023By Chris Forrester

Report: OLED forecasts reduced for 2023

Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) in its latest quarterly industry study, says that the Advanced TV Market will expand by some 14 per cent CAGR between now and 2027 and be worth $34 billion (€32.2bn). However, DSCC says it has cut back on its forecast for OLED TVs has been reduced in 2022-2026 due to […]

January 5, 2023By Chris Forrester

LG showcases Zero Connect technology at CES

LG Electronics (LG) is introducing its 97-inch LG SIGNATURE OLED M (model M3), the world’s first consumer TV with Zero Connect technology, a wireless solution capable of real-time video and audio transmission at up to 4K 120Hz. The revolutionary new OLED TV M3 delivers superior picture and sound quality as well as greater flexibility to […]

January 5, 2023