2015-03-05

Samsung Files OLED TV Trademarks in South Korea

Samsung Electronic has applied for exclusive rights to name its OLED TVs, in an attempt to take a pre-emptive strike against LG Chem, according to a Yonhap News Agency report.
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2015-01-22

Azerbajin Partners Up with LG to Mass Produce LEDs

Azerbajin, a country located in Central Asia, is aiming to bring LED manufacturing to the country by working with LG, reported Azernews.
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2015-01-15

Tragic Gas Leak Halts LG OLED Production

LG was ordered by South Korea’s labor ministry to halt OLED panel production, after a nitrogen gas leak on Monday claimed the life of two workers and injured four, according to a Reuters report.
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2015-01-06

Smart Lighting Simply Connected at CES 2015

In the past years, lighting has solidified its position as cornerstone of the smart home. With Philips hue, OSRAM Lightify and GE Link, consumers experience increasing freedom of choice.
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2014-12-17

Quantum Dot Technology To Join LG's 4K UHD TV Lineup In 2015

LG Electronics (LG) will unveil a new 4K ULTRA HD TV series with quantum dot technology as a new component of its expanded TV lineup at the 2015 International CES®, Jan. 6-9 in Las Vegas. LG's 4K ULTRA HD TVs with quantum dot technology will offer a wider color palette and improved color saturation than conventional LCD TVs and will be available in 2015 to complement LG's other ULTRA HD TV and OLED TV offerings.
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2014-12-09

LG Establishes New OLED Division

Contradicting earlier reports in late October about LG giving up on the costly OLED TV technology opting for the less costly quantum dot technology, a latest CNET report noted the company was refocusing on OLED technology and even dedicating a new division to developing OLED screens.
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2014-11-19

Merck: Quantum Dot Unlikely to Replace OLED in Display Industry

Organic light-emitting diode (OLED) will be the game changer in the TV and display industry over the long-term while quantum dot (QD) technology will not have a powerful impact, a report from The Korean Herald cited Korea CEO Michael Grund saying.
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2014-10-31

Samsung and LG Give up OLED in Favor of Quantum Dot TV

Main players behind OLED TV, Samsung and LG might be giving up the costly technology in favor of more cost affordable quantum dot technology, according to a Reuters report.
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2014-08-26

LG Launches Industry's First Ultra OLED TV

LG is showing its ambition in the OLED TV sector, as it begins receiving pre-orders for 65-inch Ultra OLED TVs, according to a Yonhap report.
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2014-06-30

LG 4K Curved OLED TV to Hit UK Market by October

LG has launched two new 4K curved OLED TVs in the UK, available in 77in and 64in screen sizes. The OLED TVs will be available in the UK by October 2014 at US $ 10,000 and US $34,000 respectively.
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2014-05-16

Japanese and Korean Manufacturers Ditch OLED TV Over High Costs

Lately, several prominent Japanese and Korean manufacturers have dropped OLED TV projects. Japanese manufacturers Panasonic delayed OLED display mass production plans, Sony halted OLED TV R&D, while Korean manufacturer Samsung decided to stop investing in OLED displays in 2014. LG Electronics is the only North Asian manufacturer still active in OLED R&D, according to a recent report by Chinese-language ENorth Netnews.
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2014-04-16

LG Leaked as Flexible OLED Display Supplier for Apple iWatch

There has been many rumors and speculations floating around the internet as to who will be the provider of OLED panels for Apple’s new iWatch. An increasing number of sources have been pointing their fingers towards LG lately. 
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2014-04-07

All Eyes on Smart Lighting at Light+Building 2014

Smart lighting has become the trump card  for manufactures who want to give themselves an edge in the market. Large manufacturers including Philips, Osram, Samsung, and LG all showcased their newest smart lighting products at Light+Building 2014. The idea that anything is possible through smart lighting was evident at this year’s exhibition in Frankfurt. 
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2014-04-07

Korean Manufacturers Showcase Latest Lighting Technologies at Light + Building 2014

Korean manufacturers including Samsung, LG, Seoul Semiconductor, Woree and Lumens were huddled in Hall 6 of Light + Building 2014 show that recently took place in Frankfurt, Germany. These Korean manufacturers displayed their latest LED packages, LED smart controllers, and new OLED products.
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2014-04-01

LG LED Modules for Outdoor Lighting Now Available in 3000K

Access Fixtures now offers LG LED modules used in wall packs, bollard lights, and flood lights in 3000K. Until now, most LED outdoor lighting has used cool white or daylight lighting, a harsh bluish white light.
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2013-12-26

2013 Review: The Future of OLED

In recent years, LED technology has been the fastest growing in solid-state lighting, with a market penetration rate estimated to exceed 60 percent in 2014, according to LEDinside. Rapid improvement and the ever-increasing interest of large electronic manufacturers in OLED technology could lead OLEDs into the spotlight in 2017, analyzed LEDinside.
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2013-10-29

LG Unveils World's First "Real" Curved Smartphone

LG Electronics (LG) has officially taken the wraps off the LG G Flex, a smartphone curved to follow the contour of the face, the first device to offer such a design in the smartphone market. The latest device in LG's premium G Series, the G Flex incorporates proprietary innovations from other LG companies in the form of the display and battery that have never been seen before. The LG G Flex also boasts new user experience (UX) features that take advantage of the curved form factor.
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2013-10-15

LG G Flex Curved Smartphone Hot on Samsung’s Heels

Not wanting to be left in the dust, in the wake of by Samsung’s curved smartphone Galaxy Round announcing the first ever curved smartphone, the Galaxy Round, LG confirmed their own curved smartphone is in the works, according to reports by the Verge, Engadget and CNET.
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2013-09-24

South Korean Giants Samsung and LG End OLED Patent Dispute

Samsung announced on September 23rd that the patent dispute with LG has finally come to an end. The two South Korean firms decided that the best method for solving the dispute was to put aside differences and cooperate instead.
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2013-08-13

LG Introduces Retro Wood-Panelled LED TV with Rotary Dials

As companies like Apple and Samsung are heralding the end of the button, LG is taking its design in a different direction. This new "Classic TV" features a wood-panelled front complete with tuning knobs and buttons to create what LG describes as a "classic Scandanavian-style design that emphasizes simplicity, modernity." LG's Classic TV CRT TV the 70-80 design is a modern reinterpretation of the product. Roundabout way to apply the channel dial and wood frame while making it feel classic Scandinavian-style design that emphasizes simplicity, ...
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2013-08-05

LG Large-size OLED Display to be Put into Mass Production in the Second Half of 2014

To commemorate the completion of the new OLED production line, LG held a ceremony to celebrate the upcoming mass production of its 50-inch or larger OLED panel. For LG, the installation of production equipments for OLED screen indicates that it is closer to the mass production of OLED screen. On the equipment installation celebration held in Korea factory, LG said that it expected to put 50-inch or larger HDTV products into mass production from the second half of 2014. It is a bit later than the originally planned the first half of 2014. It is expected to n...
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2013-07-12

LG Brings LA9700 Series 4K Ultra HD LED 55-inch and 65-inch TVs to Market

LG has announced full-backlit LED 55-inch and 65-inch models to expand its ultra high-definition 4K line of TVs. In addition, there has also been released an 84-inch UHD model, which is the first to be made available to buyers in the United States.   The 55-inch and 65-inch ultra high-definition TVs feature 4.1-channel 50-watt sound system that includes LG’s sliding speaker, which is mounted on a motorized sound bar that automatically surfaces beneath the panel. Additionally, LG used its Nano Full LED backlighting along with an IPS display to form t...
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2013-06-18

LEDinside:Medium-power LED for lighting applications are in short supply, declines by only 1%; LED for TV backlight declines by approximately 2~4% due to China’s policies

According to LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, the Q2 supply for medium-power LED for lighting applications remains unstable. While the current market demand still came from warm white LED, the shortage situation won’t be eased until July. Hence, the price of medium-power LED for lighting application has declined by 1~3% in this quarter and that of high-power LED has declined by 3% as well. With backlight applications being impacted by the lack of strong demand and the Chinese government’s subsidy on TV market has been ended, TV manufacturers are conservative about the 3Q13 stock, and are less willing to place long term purchase orders. Overall, the prices of LEDs for backlight applications showed a slight decrease, which are below 5%.
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2013-05-06

LG Targets to be Market Leader in LED TV Segment

LG Electronics India, with the release of a new range of flat panel televisions, is primarily eyeing the replacement cum upgradation market in the non-metro cities in order to stay ahead in the race. According to Rishi Tandan, marketing head, home entertainment at LG Electronics India, LG ranked second in the LED TV market with a 24.2% market share. Samsung India is at the numero uno position with 26.2% market share and Sony was at the number three spot with 20% market share, said Tandan. The flat panel market television market was 5.5 million units, which is ...
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2013-03-08

Access Fixtures Introduces New High Lumen LG LED Wall Packs

Access Fixtures has expanded its product line with more LG LED wall packs joining the lineup of ecoWedge LED wallpacks.   instead of a glass panel with the lamp behind it, the glass is replaced with a heat sink and externally mounted LG LED light engines. The result is LED wall packs that feature superior color rendering, very low maintenance, and extreme energy-savings in traditionally designed wall packs. Additionally, with the LED light engines mounted on the outside these wall packs offer 10% more efficacy than LED wall packs that push the light through ...
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2013-01-25

Samsung Display may Bury the Hatchet with LG on OLED Lawsuits

Samsung Display is reported to end lawsuits against LG, as the government recently stepped in to try and end the dispute that started late last year. “Samsung Display will seek a solution in a constructive way in the ongoing legal proceedings against LG Display,” Samsung Display Chief Executive Officer Kim Ki-nam told reporters following a regular meeting with other top Samsung executives at Samsung Electronics’ headquarters in downtown Seoul, Wednesday. His remarks were taken as a sign that the company is willing to seek a compromise in the ongo...
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2013-01-17

Global OLED Displays Output Keeps Rapid Growth

Samsung, LG and Panasonic have unveiled OLED displays at CES in Las Vegas. Promoted by them, OLED industry is still in the stage of steady development, but the market for OLED displays is apparently growing rapidly. According to Research and Markets, in 2011 the OLED displays output worldwide more than tripled compared to the previous year to approximately $3.3 billion. And it predicts that worldwide output is expected to reach $6.7 billion in 2012, more than double the 2011 figure. The shipment of OLED display panels around the globe reached 190 mill...
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2013-01-08

LG announces that all of its LCD TVs will be LED-based from now on

We are here at LG's CES 2013 press conference, where the company has just announced that it's only going to be using LEDs for its LCD HDTVs from now on. The company will still be producing Plasma TVs, so don't worry if you're still wedded to the standard. At the same time, it's also showing off its second-generation Cinema 3DTV design, that's packing an even thinner bezel. ...
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2012-11-05

LG Buried the hatchet with Osram on LED Patent

LG Electronics has buried the hatchet with Siemen's light bulb unit Osram over an LED patent lawsuit. In addition, according to Reuters, the two companies also agreed to "cross-license each other's LED patents and drop all litigation related to lighting product technology that they filed last year against each other in South Korea, the United States, Japan, China and Germany."  Also, Osram made a similar deal two months ago with Samsung....
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2012-09-10

Samsung and LG Competes in 55-inch OLED TVs at IFA 2012

Samsung and LG exhibited 55-inch OLED TVs at IFA 2012. This is the first time that they have been exhibited at a trade show in Europe. LG showed 3D video with special glasses and emphasized the slimness of a panel part (4mm). Starting by releasing the 55-inch full-HD (1,920 x 1,080-pixel) TV within 2012, LG Electronics plans to launch a 4k2k (3,840 x 2,160-pixel) OLED TV with a size of 60 inches or larger in 2013. "We expect that the price of the TV will be about 10,000 to 13,000 euro (in Europe)," the company said. Samsung showed...
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