Thursday, December 25, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Asus To Release More Wearable Devices Next Year
ASUS Xonar U3 Plus USB Sound Card Released
Tech Giants Sell Smartphone Patents
Playstation Now Game Streaming Service Coming To Samsung Smart TVs
LG to Release Firefox OS Smartphone in Japan
Sony To Relase 'The Interview' Movie After All
USITC To Allow Samsung's Case AgainSt Nvidia To Proceed
Google Unveils Its First Self-Driving Car
Active Discussions
Cable Modem, split to Tv.
Digital Audio Extraction and Plextools
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Sony Ma...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, March 10, 2011
Sony May Adopt LG's 3D FPR Panels in Upcoming Models


LG Display said on Thursday it was in talks to provide 3D FPR TV panels to Sony, a move that would add pressure to its flat panel rival Samsung.

"We've explained FPR technology to our major customers. Sony is one of them and they are reviewing it," LG Display CEO Kwon Young-soo told reporters on Thursday.

LG Display's Film Patterned Retarder (FPR, polarized glasses type) 3D panel could make 3D practical for mainstream use, effectively allowing manufacturers to create affordable 3D TVs, according to LG Display.

FPR is based on Patterned Retarder (PR) technology, which although lauded for its picture quality was associated with high costs due to the need for extra polarizing glass substrate attached to the LCD TV panel. FPR replaces glass with film, which costs only 1/4th as much. Also, FPR glasses retail at a price around 5x less expensive than SG ones.

FPR sends 540 pixels to both eyes simultaneously with different images for the right and left eye which are recognised as 1,080 pixel 3D images by human brains, requiring much lighter eyewear.

Samsung Electronics dominates in the 3D segment with around 60 percent market share. The company has adopted the shutter glass (SG) 3D technology, which has long been criticized by LG for picture quality problems like flicker and cross talk, as well as bulky, battery-operated glasses. Until now, Sony and Sharp have been also using the SG 3D technology in their models.

SG technology shows 1,080 pixels to the right eye, while blocking signals to the left eye and repeats this process to each eye to create three-dimensional images, requiring special battery-charged glasses that block and receive TV signals to process them.

LG Display believes that the FPR technology, which eliminates all the problems associated with SG 3D, will change consumer perception of 3D TVs from an 'expensive novelty' to a 'practical choice' for everyday viewing enjoyment.

Just two days ago, Samsung held a news conference where its executive described LG engineers as "stupid" and LG's technology as outdated.

Sony is also considering to use LG Display's large-sized liquid crystal displays (LCDs) in future models, according to a recent report published online by the Korea Times.



LG Display Co also said Friday that it will start to produce organic light-emitting diode (OLED) TV panels in 2013.

Samsung Mobile Display Co., a joint venture between Samsung Electronics Co. and Samsung SDI Co., is currently the sole player in the industry with a significant production capacity.


Previous
Next
Lenovo To Release Intel's New Classmate+ PC        All News        Mozilla Firefox 4.0 RC Released
AUO Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against Sharp     Consumer Electronics News      New AV Receivers by Pioneer

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Sony To Relase 'The Interview' Movie After All
North Korea Suggests Joint Inverstigation With U.S. Over Sony Hacking
FBI Confirms North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack
North Korea Linked To Recent Sony Hacking
Sony Global Education Established
Sony Film Debut Canceled After Threats
Sony Single-Lens OLED Display Module Turns Any Eyewear Into Smartglasses
Tencent, Sony Enter China music Distribution Agreement
Sony Asks Media Outlets To Delete Leaked Data
Sony Updates Digital Paper
Sony's PlayStation Network Under Attack
Sony Opens Underwater Store

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .