Friday, May 27, 2005

Samsung ask digital sign makers to standardize

In an effort to help spur growth in the digital signage industry, Samsung's chief asks the industry for standards. From

"LCD TV makers should standardize on four large sizes to cut costs and accelerate product-development cycles, the president of Samsung Electronics LCD Business, the world’s biggest LCD maker, said this week.

Lee Sang-wan called on the manufacturers to concentrate on 40-inch, 46-inch, 52-inch and 57-inch TVs, according to a Korea Times report. TV and monitor screen sizes are measured diagonally.

'To save equipment-development and product costs and to accelerate the time-to-market delivery of advanced large-screen LCD TVs, the entire industry should come together and cooperate on LCD glass-size standardization,' Lee was reported saying at a meeting of the Society for Information Display (SID) in Boston, Massachusetts.

'The market is not something to be passively predicted, but actively created,' Lee said.

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1 comment:

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