LCD hits century mark (The Charlotte Observer)
LG.Philips LCD Co. has unveiled a 100-inch liquid crystal display, the latest move in a high-tech game of leapfrog among the makers of flat-panel screens for televisions and computers. The mammoth new panel, which could become the key component in a television set the size of a garage door, gives LG.Philips bragging rights -- for the moment -- in a technology race that began several years ago.
Horizon Technology First to Offer 40" & 42" Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Touch Screen Displays in the US Market (SYS-CON Media)
Horizon Technology, a leading independent distributor and integrator of display products, today announced the arrival of their 40' and 42' large SAW touch screens to complement their existing product line. The large touch screens are fully integrated behind the existing bezel of LCD monitors providing high performance touch without altering the monitor design.
Operator Interface Enclosures accept flat screen devices. (ThomasNet)
Comprised of 20 standard enclosures designed for pendant or pedestal-mounted controls, CONCEPT® series addresses aesthetic, ergonomic, and functional demands of manufacturing environments. They are built to integrate flat screen devices such as touch screens and LCD monitors as well as pushbuttons and other control schemes. Each unit features 14-gauge steel body with quarter-turn latching back
Why Saudi Day Traders Could Take Up Arms (The New York Sun)
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - You can hear the bubbles bursting in the Arabian stock and real estate markets. A few days ago, newspapers carried photos of Kuwaiti investors staging a protest as they watched a meltdown of their paper profits on LCD screens in a trading room here. The Saudi minister of education issued a warning to teachers to stop day trading at schools and go to work. And King
China's SVA plans third high-tech panel line (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
China's SVA Group said on Tuesday it planned in 2008 to start building a third production line for panels used in thin-screen TVs and PC monitors, part of its effort to become a regional producer of such screens.