Samsung begin mass producing 3D TV panels

3D TV, HDTV, Home cinema, Tech Digest news

Samsung 3D AMOLED.jpgSamsung have today announced that they are the first company to begin mass production of panels for both LED and LCD 3D TV’s.

40, 46, and 55 inch full HD 3D Tvs using “3D Active Glasses” and 240Hz technology were the first to hit the factory floor.

“Recently, 3D displays have captured the industry spotlight,” said Wonkie Chang, president of the LCD Business at Samsung Electronics. “Samsung Electronics aims to lead the global 3D TV panel market in pioneering panel mass production for 3D LED and LCD TVs.”

According to DisplaySearch, the 3D TV market is expected to grow from $902 million in 2008 to $22 billion in 2018, a pretty staggering figure. Specifically, the 3D TV market is expected to expand to a $17-billion market, with sales increasing from 200,000 units in 2009 to 64 million units in 2018.

Gerald Lynch
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