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LG Display reports Q4 profit

LG Display has reported its Q4 numbers bouncing back into positive territory with its first operating profit in seven quarters, helped by rising shipments of panels for TVs and smartphones. LG Display, a major manufacturer of display panels, reported an operating profit of 131.7 billion won (€90.2 million) for Q4 2023, compared with an operating […]

January 25, 2024By Chris Forrester

Report: Advanced TV sales to recover in 2024

According to data from DSCC (Display Supply Chain Consultants) there will be a meaningful recovery in the sale of some advanced, high-end and smart TVs as this year unfolds. Advanced TV shipments declined in both units and revenue in 2023, but both units and revenue are forecasted to resume growth in 2024, according to the […]

January 10, 2024By Chris Forrester

Transparent TVs showcased at CES

Both LG and Samsung have showcased their latest ‘See Thru’ transparent displays at CES. LG’s Signature-brand OLED T models comprise a transparent screen with a rollable opaque film behind that LG describes as a “contrast screen” which creates the viewable and conventional OLED images. The appeal of the transparent screen is that with the contrast […]

January 10, 2024By Chris Forrester

LG announces organisational restructuring

LG Electronics has announced organisational changes in another step towards achieving its Future Vision 2030 announced in July. The company says the changes “are being implemented to strengthen organisational capabilities and business competitiveness to realise the vision of transforming into a smart life solution company that connects and expands various spaces and experiences of customers […]

November 24, 2023

Forecast: Rollable TV market set for growth

Rollable TVs, first introduced by LG, are not quite mainstream but forecasts from market research company The Brainy Insights suggests the market will grow to surpass $4.75 billion (€4.4bn) by 2032 at a CAGR of more than 36 per cent. “Due to the fact that the manufacturing process for rollable TVs is not entirely automated, […]

October 24, 2023By Chris Forrester

World’s largest IFE OLED screen proposed

World’s largest IFE OLED screen proposed By Chris Forrester A proposal for an 8ft screen (97”) for airlines has been submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for approval and certification. The plan is to install the screens into private VIP aircraft, and integrated into an airplane’s structure in place of conventional windows. The application […]

September 26, 2023By Chris Forrester

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