FPDs

Smart TVs have gained traction over the past few years all over the world. With the change in technology, these TVs are becoming as suitable as personal computers when it comes to web browsing as well as Internet and video browsing.

As 4k gains momentum, panel makers are already looking ahead and starting to add 8K resolution to their roadmaps and product plans.

FPDs

The flat panel display (FPD) market in 2016 is estimated at 261 million units, amounting to an estimated revenue generation of USD 100.8 billion worldwide.

LCD TV Panels

Restructuring of older display fabs, migration to larger-sized LCD TV panels, and business strategy adjustments are some of the factors prompting LCD TV panel manufacturers to set a conservative shipment goal of 258.4 million units in 2017, a 1.2 percent decline from 2016, according to IHS Markit.

After this year’s CES show, there can be little doubt that 3-D TVs are dead and buried. With all that negative press and word of mouth, you might expect curved TVs to follow 3-D TV into the gimmick grave. But curved TVs are still going strong.