Samsung Electronics Develops First 70-inch LCD HDTV
Panasonic have though clinched the title of creating the world’s biggest plasma panel with its 103-inch Plasma TV, but Samsung has reserved the top-place in the LCD HDTV market with its 70-inch LCD HDTV that will be unveiled at the International Meeting on Information Displays (IMID) 2006, which will open in Daegu, Korea on August 23. Samsung Electronics is also the world’s largest provider of thin-film transistor, liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels. Akhibara reports, ‘Currently, the largest LCD TV screen size is 65 inches in diameter.’ Samsung’s remarkable LCD panel boasts of full high-definition resolution (1080p) and a conical viewing angle of 180 degrees for multi-viewing audiences. The 70-inch LCD panel will go into production during the first half of 2007. No word on the price is available yet.