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Foxconn reportedly plans to acquire Sharp’s LCD business

Foxconn Electronics, the world’s largest contract maker of electronics, is reportedly mulling to acquire LCD business from Sharp Corp. The company may even team up with Apple in order to take over Sharp’s display business. The move could help Foxconn to expand its business, whereas Apple will guarantee stable supply …

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4K Ultra HD TVs could reach 20% market share in 2015

Adoption of ultra-high-definition televisions is gradually increasing as prices are getting lower in well-developed countries and China. As a result, market share of UHD TV-sets could hit around 20 per cent globally already this year, according to optimistic predictions of makers of TV components. The production cost of a 4K …

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VESA’s new eDP 1.4a standard enables 8K UHD embedded displays

The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) on Monday published the Embedded DisplayPort (eDP) standard version 1.4a. The new standard allows to build ultra-high-definition panels for embedded applications with up to 8K*4K (7680*4320) resolutions. The new eDP 1.4a standard also supports AdaptiveSync technology. The eDP v1.4a standard leverages the VESA DisplayPort …

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Sales of 4K UHD TVs are rapidly increasing – analyst

Thanks to introduction of new 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) televisions by global brands this year, sales of UHD TVs increased rather significantly in the second quarter. In fact, sales of 4K TVs in Q2 surpassed sales of such televisions for the whole calendar 2013. China continues to be leading adopter of …

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Sharp develops free-form IGZO displays

Nowadays displays are used virtually everywhere: modern offices, homes, stores, cars, planes, ships are just flooded with various devices that feature displays. But while liquid crystal displays (LCDs) have been on the market for over twenty years now, their shape has always been either square or rectangular. But that is …

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Sony puts development of OLED TVs on hold, to focus on UHD TVs

Sony Corp. has reportedly decided to put development and commercialization of AMOLED/OLED TVs on hold in a bid to concentrate on ultra-high-definition (UHD) televisions that have higher chances to become popular in the coming years. While this clearly puts Sony behind its rivals LG Electronics and Samsung Electronics, it should …

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Asus introduces 4K 28-inch gaming display for $799/£475

Asustek Computer on Monday announced the PB287Q 4K/UHD (ultra-high-definition) 28” monitor designed for prosumers and gamers. The new display will cost starting from only $799 (€576, £475) without taxes, but will deliver everything a gamer needs: UHD resolution, 60Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, audio in/audio out and so on. …

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