Month: December 2010

Concerns Continue Over HDTV Inventories

December 3, 2010 | Author: Ibex Marketing
A report this week from DisplaySearch showed that the growth of global television shipments slowed in the third quarter of 2010, compared with the same period in 2009. Last year's shipments over the prior year were up 26% for the third quarter, but this year, that figure shrank to just 9%. Weak sell-through at the retail level -- especially in North America -- has led to increased inventories. DisplaySearch also...

Continue Reading

FCC Prepares to Reassign TV Spectrum

December 2, 2010 | Author: Ibex Marketing
The transition to digital broadcasting of television content freed up a lot of valuable radio spectrum, much of which the FCC auctioned off years ago for which it collected billions of dollars. Almost before the transition dust had settled, however, the FCC started to look longingly at some of the spectrum that had been assigned to the television broadcasters. The agency felt that it was not being used to its...

Continue Reading

The Truth about 3DTV

December 1, 2010 | Author: Ibex Marketing
Calvin Hsieh of Displaybank has written a great article, entitled "Which Technology Will Dominate the 3DTV Market?". It's been picked up all over the place -- just search with Google -- and one place you can find it is Widescreen Review. In the article, he tears down the different approaches to building a 3D-compatible flat screen television, and analyzes the different choices based on the bill of material costs for...

Continue Reading