Super Narrow bezel, 55-inch public display with FPR 3D to be shown for first time
Seoul, Korea (January 30, 2012) - LG Display [NYSE: LPL, KRX: 034220], a leading manufacturer of thin-film transistor liquid crystal display, today announced that it will showcase a line-up of next generation public display products including a Super Narrow bezel, 55-inch multivision public display panel with FPR 3D at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2012. The company's plans for ISE 2012, Europe's largest professional AV and Electronics Systems trade show, demonstrate its commitment to the fast emerging public display market.
Showing the possibilities of public display technology, LG Display will unveil a variety of products at ISE 2012 from the 55-inch FPR 3D multi-vision panel to a high brightness 47-inch outdoor display solution to an innovative 26-inch window display. Public display is one of the most rapidly growing, high growth potential, and exciting markets in display technology today. According to DisplaySearch, the public display market is expected to grow over 30%, from 2.9 million units in 2011 to 3.8 million units in 2012, with an annual growth rate of 20%, marking a total volume of 7.7 million unit sales by 2015.
"Unlike the TV and IT display markets which have reached maturity and are showing signs of slowing down, the public display market is a rapidly growing market full of potential," said Mr. Joon Jun, Vice President and Head of LG Display's Public Display Division. "We plan to take an aggressive approach as a leading pioneer in the market by introducing our cutting edge technologies at ISE 2012."
World's Narrowest Bezel to Bezel, 55-inch Multi-Vision Public Display with FPR 3D
LG Display's super narrow bezel 55-inch multi-vision public display panel with FPR 3D will be unveiled publicly for the first time at ISE 2012. The multi-vision panel is the world's thinnest public display with a large 165-inch multi-vision format featuring nine 55-inch LCD panels, and shape that can be easily customized via other panels. The super narrow bezel features an incredibly narrow 5.3 mm gap between the individual panels, resulting in seamless, life-like images.
Incorporating LG Display's widely acclaimed FPR 3D technology, viewers of the 55-inch multi-vision
public display panel will enjoy an incredible 3D experience watching scenes from 3D movie
previews and sports games while out in public. FPR 3D represents a significant improvement over
shutter glass (SG) 3D technology with no flicker, minimal cross talk and a brighter screen. Also,
FPR glasses are made with curved lenses, like regular glasses, so are much lighter, cheaper, and
healthier than SG glasses.
Outdoor High-Brightness Solution with Fiber Optic Display
A 47-inch LED backlight LCD panel from LG Display will also be on display at the show. The panel utilizes a fiber optic display with 2000 nit high-brightness (four times brighter than a general TV) resulting in images displayed outdoors being much brighter and clearer than ever before. Also, the 2000 nit high-brightness panel uses Local Dimming technology to reduce power consumption to levels lower than that of existing LCD panels by turning off the darker parts of its backlights.
Additionally, LG Display's LCD panels employ a proprietary liquid crystal structure technology that enable the screen to continue showing images even when the surface temperature of the panel rises to 110°C. Conventional LCD panels begin to turn black when surface temperatures exceed 75°C, and also reach 85°C if left outdoors for 30 minutes at an outside temperature of above 30°C. LG Display's solution results in a public display technology made much more practical for the everyday environment.
A Look at the Future with Window Display TV and See-Through Panels
LG Display will also exhibit wide ranging products that offer a look at the future of public display technology like its advanced 26-inch Window Display TV that can be utilized as a regular glass window or transparent touch display. The panel features a brightness control function for sunlight when being utilized as a window, and can also be used as a display during the night via an embedded LED backlight. The advanced 26-inch Window Display TV boasts the highest color reproduction among existing LCD products, and also utilizes touch based technology including the IR method and multi-touch. With no physical buttons, the design of the product looks just like a window only boasting the most innovative in display technology.
Also on exhibit will be a 26-inch see-through panel. The panel is embedded with IPS (In-Plane Switching) technology which provides a wide viewing angle and features HD resolution (1366X768). With its terrific color reproduction, the panel can be used for a variety of public display purposes and is also capable of being produced in larger 40 to 50-inch sizes for use in diverse public settings like at bus and subway stations, department stores, and more.
Showing at ISE 2012
The latest in public display technology from LG Display will be available for public showing at ISE 2012 in Amsterdam, Netherlands from January 31 to February 2, 2012.
About LG Display
LG Display Co., Ltd. [NYSE: LPL, KRX: 034220] is a leading manufacturer and supplier of thin-film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels, OLEDs and flexible displays. The company provides FT-LCD panels in a wide range of sizes and specifications for use in TVs, monitors, notebook PCs, mobile products and other various applications. LG Display currently operates eight fabrication facilities and five back-end assembly facilities in Korea, China and Poland. The company has a total of 55,000 employees operating worldwide. Please visit http://www.lgdisplay.com for more information.
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