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The S-LCD joint venture between Sony and Samsung now has a second 8th-generation production line to its credit, as the companies announced the $1.5 billion dollar expansion is now in operation and will be capable of producing up to 70,000 glass sheets per month for 32, 46- and 52-inch HDTV screens b...

June 2nd 2009 at 10:58am 0 Comments
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Sharp's investment in 8G LCD manufacturing is paying off well, if the recent string of buyers for its panels is any indication. Sharp can now add LG to its list of customers. Once again, the insatiable cry for LCDs north of the 32-inch spec has played in Sharp's favor; LG has agreed to buy about 2...

March 12th 2008 at 1:28pm 0 Comments
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Despite Samsung's solo expansion plans and Sony's alliance with Sharp, the two are not only maintaining their current 8th-generation LCD line, but may build another one, and a new plant after that. A source within Samsung told Reuters of the almost-final plans for a second 8G line from S-LCD, and t...

February 27th 2008 at 7:55am 0 Comments
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Despite Samsung's solo expansion plans and Sony's alliance with Sharp, the two are not only maintaining their current 8th-generation LCD line, but may build another one, and a new plant after that. A source within Samsung told Reuters of the almost-final plans for a second 8G line from S-LCD, and t...

February 27th 2008 at 7:55am 0 Comments
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One thing we have no problem giving thanks for is new HDTVs, and there should be even more of those on the way as Samsung is expanding its brand new eight-generation LCD plant. Even though Sony and Samsung split the bill to build the 8G facility that cranks out 46- and 52-inch panels, they apparentl...

November 22nd 2007 at 12:29pm 0 Comments
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The contest to wear the "biggest LCD display" crown (even if only for a short while) is a high stakes game indeed. LCD market leader Samsung announced plans for their 11th generation LCD production line, with the caveat that "the timing of the investment will be decided depending on the market situ...

November 10th 2007 at 8:27am 0 Comments
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Timing is everything and S-LCD Corp, venture between Samsung and Sony on LCDs, just began shipping large sized LCDs from their newest production facility just in time for the Holiday spending frenzy. These new panels are going to be 46 to 52-inches size and hopefully, ship stateside with a lower MSR...

August 31st 2007 at 1:37pm 0 Comments
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Fans of cutting edge electronics are usually used to dealing with delays, disappointments and broken promises, but this time it looks like Sony and Samsung are delivering their latest LCD plant well ahead of schedule. The eighth generation facility designed to mass produce the 52-inch HDTVs we love...

June 26th 2007 at 12:43pm 0 Comments
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Want a new Sony HDTV but can't stand to look at the prices of the latest Bravia's? Consider yourself in luck as a "value priced" line should be hitting Wal-Mart, Target and other retail shops near you in the next couple of months. No word on price or specs, but it certainly appears the company will...

June 15th 2007 at 3:28pm 0 Comments