3D Panel Shipments Up Slightly
Shipments of 3D LCD TV panels rose 104 percent quarter over quarter in Q1, according to numbers released this week by research firm DisplaySearch.
According to DisplaySearch's Quarterly Large Area TFT LCD Shipment Report, 3D panels now comprise 3.9 percent of total LCD panels shipped, up from 1.6 percent in the fourth quarter of last year. The 3D share is projected to reach 10 percent in the second quarter and 20 percent in the first quarter of 2012.
“LCD TV panel makers are leveraging 3D as an important feature to rejuvenate TV market demand, in the hope that 3D provides a new viewing experience for consumers,” David Hsieh, Vice President of the Greater China Market for DisplaySearch, said as part of the announcement.