LG Display to Rival Samsung in Micro LED TV Space

TV makers, especially Samsung and LG Display, are scrambling for changes and quality upgrades for their products. In 2018, the focus of the competition between the two Korean display manufacturers will shift from QLED vs. OLED to Micro LED.
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TV Vendors Aim to Regain Profits by Specs Upgrade, Market Share of 8K TV is Projected at 5% in 2022

According to the latest report of WitsView, a division of TrendForce, global shipments of branded LCD TV sets for 2017 totaled 211 million units, a decrease of 4.1% compared with prior year. This is a new low since 2014, indicating a bottleneck in the development of TV industry. In 2018, TV brands will focus on large-size, high-resolution products, and also develop high-end products like QLED and OLED TVs, hoping to push sales and regain profits by specifications upgrade.
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Sony Unveils New 4K OLED TV and LED-LCD TV at CES 2018

Sony unveils its new lineup of products at the CES 2018. It showcases its latest product offerings such as 4K OLED televisions and wireless noise-cancelling stereo headsets that allow users to enjoy high audio quality music while working out.
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Downtrend In LCD TV Shipments to Reverse In 2018 Thanks to Continuous Panel Price Drop and Rebounding Demand, Says TrendForce

WitsView, a division of TrendForce, reports that the global shipments of branded LCD TV sets for 2017 will total 210 million units, a decrease of 4.1% compared with prior year. For 2018, the shipments decline will reverse, and grow by 3.9% to 218 million.
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TrendForce: OLED TV Remains Its Dominance in High-end Market, While 8K TV May Be a Breakthrough Opportunity for QLED

OLED TV and QLED TV have been competing for years, but OLED TV is expected to remain its remarkable dominance in high-end TV market in 2018, says WitsView, a division of TrendForce. More brands are expected to enter OLED TV market in 2018 with a growing field rate, and the shipments are expected to reach a new high of 2.5 million units, a significant increase from 1.5 million in 2017.
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LG Display to Shut Down LCD Plants and Prioritize OLED

Vice Chairman of Korean panel maker LG Display (LGD) Sang-Beom Han announced in July that by the end of 2017, LCD panel Fab P2, P3, and P4 in Gumi would be shut down. Fab P4 is officially closed. Sources pointed out that LGD is accelerating the transformation to pare down LCD Lines.
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LG OLED ‘Cinema House’ Brings Ultimate Home Entertainment Experience to Chicagoland

“Serious TV Watchers” across Chicagoland will be treated to a unique, immersive consumer experience this weekend thanks to the “LG OLED TV Cinema House.” Powered by Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, it combines the superior audio-visual performance of LG OLED 4K TVs with Dolby high dynamic range (HDR) and advanced audio technologies.
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LG Display's OLED Panel Shipment Will Increase in 4Q17, CFO Says

LG Display reported on October 25 unaudited earnings results based on consolidated K-IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) for the three-month period ending September 30, 2017.
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LG Display Flicks Switch on OLED in Europe, Targets Premium TV Market

LG Display sees the European market as a critical battleground for premium TVs and is committing heavily in the region to ensure that OLED technology is at the top of consumers’ consideration list this holiday season.
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LG Unveils OLED 'Wallpaper' Commercial Display and Flexible LG OLED Digital Signage Displays

LG Electronics USA Business Solutions unveiled the new razor-thin, lightweight LG OLED "Wallpaper" commercial display and new flexible, customizable open-frame LG OLED displays at the 2017 Digital Signage Expo (DSE).
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LG Electronics Earns 'Best of the Best' CES 2017 Honors for LG SIGNATURE Series W7 'Wallpaper' TV

LG Electronics (LG) won more than 90 awards at CES 2017, leading the way with the coveted, official Engadget CES Best of the Best Awards, for LG's revolutionary new LG SIGNATURE W7 OLED 4K TV complemented by a variety of best-of-show honors for the W7 and LG Smart InstaView refrigerator.
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LG, Panasonic and Sony’s Next Generation Display TVs at CES 2017

OLED TVs are making a comeback at the largest consumer electronic show in U.S. which runs from Jan. 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas, most notable at this year’s show is Korean consumer electronic manufacturer LG is facing new competition from Japanese manufacturers Sony and Panasonic.
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Sony to Launch Two OLED TV Models in 2017

Japanese consumer electronic giant Sony will be launching two new OLED TVs by 2017, reported Forbes.
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Panasonic Showcases Transparent OLED TV

Panasonic recently showcased an improved version of a transparent TV at IFA in Berlin in early September, reported Engadget.
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LG Display Invests US $1.78M in Flexible OLED Display Production Line

LG Display, the world’s leading innovator of display technologies, announced today that it will invest KRW1.99 trillion (US $1.78 million) in a new 6th generation (1,500mm x 1,850mm) flexible OLED display production line in Paju, South Korea, as part of its preemptive efforts to change and lead the approaching era of flexible OLED screens for mobile devices.
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German TV Manufacturer Loewe Launches UHD OLED TV

Loewe is launching a new Ultra HD OLED television called bild 7. The device introduces a new dimension of TV viewing with Loewe VantaVision.
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LG’s TV Market Strategy in Taiwan

LG showcased its latest 4K OLED TVs to be launched in Taiwan earlier today, but these innovative TVs are not going to be their new major revenue source yet, said senior company executives during a press conference at The Humble Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan earlier Tuesday.
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Samsung Electronics Forgoes OLED TV Jumps Straight into QLED Technology

Earlier this month senior Samsung Electronics officials reported the company would not be making OLED TVs in the near future, and would be directing its focus on quantum dot-TVs (QLED TVs). Following this development, recent reports suggest the company’s long term strategy might skip OLED TV altogether, according to Korean media ETNews.
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Samsung Affirms It Will Not Be Releasing OLED TVs Anytime Soon

A senior Samsung Electronic TV business official reaffirmed plans that the company would not be making OLED TVs in the near future, and will be focusing on quantum dot (QD) TVs next year, according to a Korea Herald report.
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LG Electronics and Bang & Olufsen Sign Strategic OLED TV Partnership Agreement

As previously announced, Bang & Olufsen a/s ("Bang & Olufsen") initiated a review to identify strategic and structural options to increase scale and further reduce complexity within Bang & Olufsen.
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LG Asks Samsung to Form Large OLED TV Panel Partnership

Could Samsung be returning the OLED TV scene? For a while the company was backing away from large OLED panels or putting it on the backburner till yield rates improved. But the company might be making an earlier comeback, as long term rival LG Display seeks to forge a partnership.
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Samsung Scales up Investment in New OLED TV Fab

Our friends at OLEDinfo have compiled news from several Korean sources confirming total investments in Samsung’s upcoming OLED TV panel fab might be higher than previous reports, and sheds light on the OLED technology the company will be utilizing.
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Skyworth Aims to Sell 200,000 OLED TVs by 2016

Chinese TV manufacturer Skyworth is vying to sell 200,000 of its new OLED HDR TV panels by 2016, reported 4K.
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China’s OLED TV Alliance Faces Uncertain Future

Several Chinese TV manufacturers and electronic suppliers have joined South Korea’s LG Display and LG Electronics to form an OLED display technology alliance on Sept. 16, 2015, reported Want China Times recently.
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LG and Google Team Up to Promote OLED TV

LG and Google have recently formed a joint marketing campaign to promote OLED TVs, reported The Korea Times.
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Inspirato Partners with LG Electronics to Equip Select Signature Residences with Curved OLED TVs

Inspirato (www.inspirato.com), the world’s largest destination club, and global technology leader LG Electronics (www.lg.com) today launched an exclusive partnership that exemplifies the intersection of luxury travel and cutting-edge technology.
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DuPont Displays and Kateeva Collaborate to Optimize Inkjet Printing for Mass Production of OLED TVs

DuPont Displays (DuPont) and leading inkjet equipment manufacturerKateeva announced today that they will join forces to develop optimized inks, equipment, and processes to further advance inkjet printing technology for Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) display devices.  The companies will work closely to leverage DuPont technical leadership in solution materials for printed OLED devices with Kateeva’s exclusive YIELDjet™ inkjet printing platform.  The aim of this cooperation is to establish a proven, cohesive offering for OLED device manufacturers that enables a simpler yet highly effective process for manufacturing OLED TV displays using inkjet technology.
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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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LG Electronics Plans to Form OLED TV Partnerships with Chinese and Japanese Firms

LG Electronics has recently announced plans of partnering up with Chinese and Japanese companies to make OLED display TVs more mainstream, according to a Reuters report.
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LG Accuses Samsung of OLED Technology Theft

LG Display and Samsung Display’s feud over technology theft intensified last Sunday, following a prosecution decision that indicted several Samsung employees were involved in a case of alleged industrial spying.
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LG Innotek today announced that it has supplied UV LED module for water purifiers to the famous Japanese purifier manufacturer for the past year and achieved the perfect quality of zero defect rate.