Displays Impeding Production Targets – What's Next for Panel Makers?

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Tvotapka
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Re: LCD Market
Tvotapka   8/22/2011 10:49:20 AM
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And this may be good news to the traditional Value Added Distributor, particularly those who have invested in flat panel display integration. Right now there are not too many distributors in the channel equipped to handle the segment, but that doesn't mean they can't step up to the plate. There is precedent for it going back several years.

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Re: LCD Market
saranyatil   8/18/2011 1:12:25 PM
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@elctrnx_lyf,

I do think on the same lines, Todays consumer electronics are driven by LCD displays. Devices are choosen based on the look and feel of the LCd. displays are becoming  captivating fact marketting of many products.

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LCD Market
elctrnx_lyf   8/18/2011 11:27:58 AM
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The LCD market is growing everyday because the more more and products are turning out with displays as the face of the system. And the touch screens are making the keypad free products. The LCD manufacturing companies are also forming joint venture to actually take care of the demand in the display supply chain.

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Jay_Bond   8/18/2011 7:05:19 AM
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This is going to be interesting to see how the other major manufacturers handle this supply issue. Apple seems to have a grasp on things by investing and securing panels to make sure there are no delays. Eventually Apple will have to come up with alternatives if overall supplies run short. I too eventually see the panel market becoming fabless. With the major investments needed and issues with supply and demand, it only makes sense that Apple and other companies go fabless.



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