Flat-panel display to decline this year, 4K provides promise in ‘16

Flat-panel display industry revenues are expected to fall by 2% this year to US$129 billion (€117 billion) as falling LCD display revenues, declining demand in the PC sector and price erosion take their toll, according to research by IHS. After growth last year, global TFT LCD display revenue is expected to decline 3%, from US$120 […]

LG to cut plasma TV production

LG will end plasma TV production by the end of November to concentrate on OLED and liquid crystal displays, according to a Reuters report that cites a regulatory filing by the firm.  LG reportedly attributed the decision to a decline in demand for plasma TVs, with the move widely expected by industry watchers. Launching its […]

Global TV shipments set for second consecutive bad year

Global TV shipments look set to continue to slide in the fourth quarter following a poor performance in the three months to September, according to research by IHS. According to the researchers, TV shipments for the full year are expected to fall by 5% to 226.7 million units, following a 7% decline in 2012. The […]

Flat panel sales on the slide

Global flat-panel TV sales fell in July compared to the same period a year ago, according to a study by IHS.  According to IHS’s Monthly Worldwide FPD TV Shipment Data Report, total global shipments of LCD and plasma display panel TVs amounted to 14.88 million units, down 6.3% from July 2012. LCD TVs, which account […]