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Budget TV makers Syntax, Brillian merge

Can two small TV companies turn into one giant one? Syntax and Brillian sure hope so.

By July 13, 2005


Honeywell TV maker files for bankruptcy protection

Another small TV maker finds it rough going in the current economic environment for consumer electronics, filing for Chapter 7.

By May 21, 2009


Sakar acquires Vivitar brand and IP

Consumer electronics maker picks up the brand name and intellectual property from Syntax-Brillian in a move to expand into the midrange digital-camera market.

By August 25, 2008


Maker of Olevia LCD TVs files for bankruptcy

Syntax-Brillian ceases its TV manufacturing operations and plans to sell its Vivitar digital camera unit.

By July 8, 2008


HDTV makers turn to budget stores, larger screens

TV makers' next best opportunity to increase their business is to go big, according to industry leaders at HDTV conference in Los Angeles.

By September 16, 2008


Midsize LCD sales: Major names beat Vizios

A new report on North American LCD TV sales has Sony and Samsung, among other major names, pulling ahead of Vizio and other lesser-known brands.

By September 11, 2008


Top-tier TV vendors to go small as budgets tighten

As the flat-panel market matures and consumers have less discretionary income, industry observers say to expect an influx of smaller TVs.

By May 2, 2008


The secret of Vizio's success

The Southern California start-up's strategy of low prices and discount retail wins out, as it tops all LCD TV makers in the second quarter.

By August 20, 2007


This 52-inch screen goes on your head

Headplay's Personal Cinema System, a sun visor with a built-in monitor, lets you take your entertainment with you. Photos: Wearable movies

By March 16, 2007


A volley from Vizio in the high-end TV wars

Its new 47-inch LCD TV dips below $1,900 as TV makers large and small gear up for next week's mammoth CES gadget fest.

By January 4, 2007