RECENT NEWS
Forbes  Jul 21  Comment 
Could these be the LCD TVs we?ve been waiting for?
Forbes  Jul 19  Comment 
The best LCD TV of the year to date is definitely not perfect, but it's still good enough to give OLED at least a few things to think about
Benzinga  Jun 20  Comment 
Although Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) has reduced its global LCD TV unit growth estimate from 2 percent y/y to 1.5 percent, LCD screen size has a greater impact on revenue and EPS, Citi’s Stanley Kovler said in a report. He initiated...
Forbes  Jun 15  Comment 
Three debt issuers - two from the still-troubled energy sector - joined LCD's Restructuring Watchlist last week, bringing the number of entities on the list to 42.
Forbes  Jun 9  Comment 
Natural gas and coal combined were even smaller than "other".
Reuters  Jun 1  Comment 
* Increasing cash we expect to distribute to shareholders to more than $12.5 billion
newratings.com  May 31  Comment 
TOKYO (dpa-AFX) - Panasonic (PCRFY.PK, PCRFF.PK) will withdraw from manufacturing LCD panels for televisions, succumbing to stiff price competition, Nikkei reported. The company plans to end production of the parts at its Himeji plant in...
The Times of India  May 20  Comment 
PITTSBURGH, (BSW) -Crystalplex Corp., a pioneer in the development of high stability quantum dots, has announced a new development enabling increased brightness and color stability for LCD displays using cadmium-freeSapphire™ quantum dots.
Automotive World  May 19  Comment 
NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) today announced that it has added a new right/left hand ball screw series to its ToughCarrier Single-Axis Actuator lineup for applications in automobile,...
The Economic Times  May 13  Comment 
The Mi Band 2 comes with an LCD screen along with a round physical button.




 

Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs) are used to in flat-panel monitors and high-end flat-panel television. Recently, the market for LCDs has exploded as flat screen monitors and televisions have become popular consumer electronics devices. The manufacturing and sale of LCD devices has been profitable for a number of companies such as Chi Mei Optoelectronics, LG.Philips LCD, Samsung and Sharp Corporation (SHCAY) . However, continued competition has driven down panel prices and is threatening the profit margins on these displays at every point on the supply chain.

A number of companies depend on LCD panels for their earnings. They include

  • Corning (GLW) which both manufacture specialized, ultra-pure glass panels that are used by LCD panel manufacturers to make LCD displays, and are a major component of the company's earnings.
  • Dell (DELL) sells a large quantity of LCD monitors with their computers.
  • Daktronics (DAKT), the leading manufacturer of digital signs and scoreboards, principally uses LCD screens.

More information

See this [wikipedia article] for more detail on LCD technologies, and competing technologies which may affect the companies that rely on them. lcd is most used to digital watches and computers

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