Well, a week (or two) is a long time in the technology industry, and despite that joint venture with Sony heading south, it's not all bad news for Sharp. According to a press release from the panel maker, it has begun production of the world's first screens based on IGZO (indium gallium zinc oxide) technology. These screens are said to promise twice the detail as existing panels of similar transparency, which also translates into a hefty 90 percent reduction in power consumption, reports PC World.
Sony is in talks to end its joint venture with Samsung for the production of LCD panel for televisions. Sony, which owns around half of the South Korea-based S-LCD Corp., aims to sell its shareholding to Samsung. Sony hopes to reach... Read Post
Sharp and Sony on Wednesday released a joint statement to announce the end of the companies’ joint venture to produce and sell LCD panels. Due to the “rapidly changing market for LCD panels and LCD televisions,” Sony will sell its s... Read Post