New sibling blog HDTV UK has the latest on Canon’s SED (Surface-conduction Electron-emitter Display) TVs which it hopes will rival plasma and LCD sets.
While the sets work in the same way as standard CRT models, they have significantly smaller vacuum tubes which means many thousands of tubes can be squeezed into a four to five inch thick display. This makes the sets much smaller than the large frames associated with CRT sets.
Canon also claims they deliver better picture quality than their flat screen rivals. More here.