ViewSonic recently announced a 37" and 42" LCD TV priced at $1000 and $1500, respectively.
The average street prices for 40-44" LCD TVs and business displays in North America dropped below those for high-definition (HD) plasma panel display (PDP) TVs of the same size range for the first time in July, according to research firm Pacific Media Associates (PMA).
Toshiba has fired another salvo in the war between the competing high-definition DVD formats by releasing a new range of HD-DVD players in the US.
Samsung Electronics moved Thursday to address image quality concerns noted by some reviewers of its high-definition Blu-ray disc player, the first on the market, saying it would make production changes.
Pioneer announced the introduction of a series of new digital tuner-supported DVD recorders for the Japanese market.
BenQ will offer a 7.2-megapixel digital camera, model X720, claimed to be the world's slimmest in the 7.0-megapixel and above range, with the launch scheduled for late next month and the recommended retail price yet to be determined, according to the company.
Facing the fast falling ASP (average selling price) for LCD TV panels and competitive LCD TV market, Sony now has to place more orders with LCD TV makers to gain more profits, according to sources.
Samsung Electronics recently announced the release of a 40" LCD TV with LED backlight technology, along with 40" and 46" LCD TVs with full high-definition TV (HDTV) functionality.
Since manufacturers of blue laser diodes are still unable to improve yield rates, the shortage may result in pushing back the competition between Blu-ray Disc (BD) and HD-DVD optical disc drives in the market to the first quarter of 2007, according to sources at optical disc drive (ODD) manufacturers.
LG Electronics (LGE) announced on August 20 that the company has successfully developed a 60" HD plasma display panel (PDP) featuring single scan technology, according to the Korean-language Electronic Times .
ATI Technologies announced two new TV cards on Monday.
Delivering its Bearlake chipset family to the market in the second quarter of 2007, Intel will begin with the Bearlake-P variant, which targets the mainstream market, and the Bearlake-G chipset that includes an integrated graphics processor (IGP), indicated motherboard makers familiar with Intel's chipset roadmap.
Taiwan-based small-form-factor (SFF) PC specialist Shuttle appeared at the first standalone CarTronics show this weekend at the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), introducing its new R&D project, which targets the car-electronics market.
US-based V Incorporated today announced the addition of two Vizio 42" high-definition high-definition LCD TVs (L42 and GV42L).
With Samsung Electronics putting more effort into the 40" and above LCD TV panel segments, Taiwan panel makers including AU Optronics (AUO), Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) and Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) are expected to benefit by filling the gap in the 32" segment, industry sources stated.
Rising demand in the LCD TV market drove up shipments sharply from component suppliers Logah Technology and SPI Electronic in July.
Samsung Electronics plans to launch in September a 40" LCD TV that features an LED backlight, according to a recent report from research firm Displaybank.
Katsumi Ihara, executive deputy president of Sony's procurement strategies and TV & video business, recently stated that the company will stop producing PDP (plasma display panel) TVs.
Apple is teaming up with Coca-Cola in Europe for a huge iTunes giveaway, in which 70 million codes for free songs will be distributed inside packages from the soft drink maker.
Panasonic Taiwan recently stated that it will phase out CRT TV production in two to three years, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times reported on 29 July.