Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd. announced that its customers have downloaded one million apps from Samsung’s HDTV-based application store.
iSuppli Corp announced that Vizio and Samsung continued to duke it out in the third quarter of 2010 for leadership of the U.S. television market.
Consumer Reports announced it evaluated fourteen models of 3D HDTVs and found that plasma TVs are better at displaying 3D images than LCD sets, primarily because they exhibit less ghosting. According to the statement, three plasma models from Panasonic offered the best 3D picture quality and the least ghosting of all the sets tested. The [...]
LG Electronics announced that, for the first time in its 33-year history, the Mill Valley Film Festival will screen a feature film on television sets – LG Electronics’ Infinia LE8500 LED LCD and Infinia PX950 plasma HDTVs.
DisplaySearch announced that, according to its latest research, total TV shipments in 2010 will reach more than 243 million units, a 16% increase from 2009. According to the statement, LCD TV shipments are expected to grow to 188 million units worldwide, up from 145 million units in 2009, as strong growth in Japan, Europe, and [...]
Sony Europe announced that Sony 3D HDTVs have scooped the top three places for an LCD 3D TV in 3D Radar’s “10 Best 3D TVs in the World today” roundup, beating off competition from Samsung, LG and Philips. According to the statement, Sony’s KDL-60LX903 took first place for an LCD set (Panasonic’s TX-P65VT20B Plasma was [...]
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced that it will showcase the company’s latest 3D LED and plasma TVs, Blu-ray Disc (BD) players, home theater systems, receivers and Sound Bar technology at the CEDIA Expo, Sept. 23-26, 201 in Atlanta, Georgia.
LG Electronics USA announced its first 3D HDTV to be THX certified, the LG Infinia PX950 Plasma HDTV series. According to the statement, to earn the new THX 3D Display Certification, the PX950 passed more than 400 laboratory tests evaluating left and right eye images for color accuracy, cross-talk, viewing angles and video processing performance. [...]
DisplaySearch announced that overall Q2 2010 TV shipments continued to show resilience, bouncing back from dismal 2009 levels, but there were some indications of trouble in key markets. According to the statement, DisplaySearch’s latest Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report reveals that global TV unit shipments rose 26% year-over-year (Y/Y) in Q2’10 to 56.2 [...]
Panasonic Corporation announced that the company will move a part of plasma display panel (PDP) production facilities at its third Japanese PDP plant in Amagasaki City, near Osaka, to Panasonic Plasma Display (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (PPDS) in Shanghai, China, to better respond to demand for flat-panel TVs in China.
The NPD Group announced that small TVs got a boost last June when the U.S. government mandate to switch to digital broadcasting took effect, but a year later, amidst a stronger economy, sales of smaller TVs have slowed as consumers are exploring bigger screens and advanced features.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced new Blu-ray 3D content exclusive to Samsung along with four new 3D LED-backlit LCD and Plasma HDTVs. According to the statement, this fall, Samsung will make available Blu-ray 3D versions of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s How to Train Your Dragon, IMAX’s Into the Deep and Galapagos as well as Giant [...]
Panasonic Corporation announced it will start taking orders for its professional-use ultra-large Full HD 3D plasma display panels (PDPs) on July 1, 2010. According to the statement, the displays include 152-inch (TH-152UX1) as well as 103-inch (TH-103VX200) and 85-inch (TH-85VX200) models. Shipments are scheduled to start in the Japanese and American markets in autumn this [...]
iSuppli Corp. announced that although consumers have started to buy 3D TVs, a number of challenges (including standardization, content availability and interoperability) must be resolved before the new television technology can take off. According to the statement, worldwide shipments of 3D TVs are expected to reach 4.2 million units in 2010. Global 3D TV shipments [...]
Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced the U.S. availability and pricing of its 2010 portfolio of Ultra-Slim Plasma HDTVs, with three series ranging from 50 inches to 63 inches. According to the statement, six of the eight models of this year’s Ultra-Slim Plasma HDTV line (8000 and 7000 Series) are 3D-enabled, giving consumers the ability to [...]