Monday, April 24, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Toshiba to Spin Off 4 Operations
Seagate And DJI Announce New Portable Drive For Storing Drone Footage
Nikon Takes Legal Actions Against ASML and Carl Zeiss Over Semiconductor Lithography Patents
LG X Power 2 Smartphone Packs A Huge Battery
Questions Remain About The Fate Of Toshiba's HDD and SSD Business
SK Hynix Develops First 8Gb GDDR6
Call of Duty Game Returns to WWII
Twitch to Sell Video Games
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Canon t...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, January 04, 2005
Canon to start making rear-projection TVs


Aiming to secure a chunk of the rapidly growing market for big-screen TVs, Japanese camera and office equipment maker Canon said on Tuesday it would start producing rear-projection televisions later in 2005.

Canon also said it plans to invest in a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel joint venture by Hitachi, Toshiba and Matsushita Electric.

It added, however, that details of the planned investment, including the size of the stake, have yet to be decided and it had no plans to make LCD televisions.

"We are aiming to offer rear-projection TVs on a commercial basis by the end of the year. Since they are to be used at schools and other public facilities, we don't expect them to sell as well as consumer goods," a Canon spokesman said.

The rear-projection TVs would be the second flat-panel TVs for Canon, which also plans to launch surface conduction electron emitter display (SED) TVs this year.

Canon would target the TV market for 60-inch panels or larger with rear-projection TVs, and demand for smaller TVs would be covered by SED TVs, the Canon spokesman said.

Toshiba and Canon plan to invest a combined 200 billion yen ($1.95 billion) in a joint venture to manufacture SED panels, which are viewed as promising next-generation displays.

SED panels are thinner than existing flat panels and consume less energy. Unlike LCD panels, they don't require backlighting because they produce their own light.

Projection models are growing in popularity in the 50-inch and higher segment because they go for half the price of similarly sized plasma TVs.


Previous
Next
Piracy hits Hollywood in the wallet        All News        Samsung Develops the World's Largest 21-inch OLED for TVs
Pioneer Player Works With DVD, DVD-Audio, SACD, WMA, .mp3, DVD-R, DVD-RW, .JPG, DivX     Consumer Electronics News      Samsung Develops the World's Largest 21-inch OLED for TVs

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
New Canon Rebel T7i, the 77D, and the M6 cameras Go On Sale in April
Canon Says It's Difficult to Invest in Toshiba Chip Business
Canon May Invest In Toshiba's Chip Business
Canon EOS M5 Has A 24MP Dual Pixel AF Sensor And Built-in EVF
Canon to Buy Toshiba Medical For About $6bn
Canon Releases New PowerShot G7 X Mark II, PowerShot SX720 HS And EOS 80D Cameras
Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition Launches Globally
Canon's Latest EOS-1D X Mark II Digital Camera Goes 4K
Canon Releases The 20MP PowerShot SX540 and SX420 Cameras
Canon Showcases 8K Camera, 360-degree 3D videos And 4K Projectors At Canon EXPO
Canon and Fujitsu To Work On Network Cameras
Canon Debuts EOS M10, GX 5 and GX 9 Cameras

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .