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New Hi Def LCD

Discussion in 'Televisions' started by Goose74, Sep 24, 2003.

  1. Goose74

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    Just seen this on the computer buyer website:

    AU Optronics unveils 46-inch HDTV TFT LCD panel [PC Pro] 16:12

    AU Optronics (AUO) today unveiled a 46-inch HDTV TFT LCD panel. The panel features 1,920×1,080 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio, Premium MVA wide-viewing-angle (170 degrees both horizontally and vertically), high color saturation (75 per cent NTSC; EBU>100 per cent), greater than 600-nit brightness, 800:1 contrast ratio and response time of less than 12ms (gray to gray).
     
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    That would be one hell of a set, will it be released in the UK? I have little suspicion it might carry a pretty hefty price tag.

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    This is from the official site:

    Date: September 23, 2003



    AU Optronics Unveils Taiwan's First 46" HDTV LCD T

    Hsin Chu, Taiwan - (September 23, 2003) -



    AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) unveiled today Taiwan's first 46" (16:9 dimensional) HDTV LCD TV Panel, overturning world standards for high brightness, high response time, and contrast ratio. After the company's successful launch of its 30" LCD TV panel in August, this new birth completes AUO's wide range of sizes in its collection of LCD TV's.



    This 46" Wide LCD TV full colour display is equipped with HDTV 1920x1080 super high resolution, Premium MVA wide-viewing-angle technology ( each angle as high as 85 degrees), high color saturation (75% NTSC; EBU>100%), high brightness of greater than 600 nit, high contrast ratio (800:1). Not withstanding its high standards, it also provides power saving qualities. In addition to the company's Research and Development Team's stronghold on ODF technology, it has implemented super high response time of less than 12 ms (gray to gray), allowing for excellent motion picture quality displaying. Optimally two 46" panels can be economically cut via 5th Generation Technology and it is estimated that production will commence by 1Q04.



    AU Optronics President, Mr. HB Chen stated, "We have reached a great threshold with the successful launch of our 46" LCD panel. Firstly, it goes to proof Taiwan's strength and capability in the development of large size LCD TV panels, unbeaten by the Koreas. Secondly, with the addition of the 46" LCD TV panels, it completes the already wide-range of sizes we offer to out customers; starting with our 14", 15", 17" , 20", to 26", and 30". From the digital consumer electronics with small sized panels to the living-room and industrial applications of large-sized panels, AU Optronics has the ability to fulfill the variety of customer's needs." AUO's G6 fab is aggressively being built as planned, and AUO expects for the product launch of 32" W and 37" W LCD TV panels by next year, in response to the future demand of LCD TV market.



    Dr. Hui Hsiung, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing reiterated, "As a pure-play in flat panel manufacturing, AUO has managed to produce 26", 30", and 46" - all equipped with the highest product standards in the industry. We are dedicated to making excellent LCD Panels and worked closely with our customers, as they are our partners in business for success."









    Yawen Hsiao
    Corporate Communications Dept.
    AU Optronics Corp.

    No.1, Li-Hsin RD 2, Science-Based Industrial Park,
    Hsinchu City 300, Taiwan, R.O.C.
    Tel: +886-3-5632939 ext#3211
    Fax:+886-3-5637608
    Email: yawenhsiao@auo.com
     

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