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New TV displays on the way.

by Dan Filice / April 21, 2006 10:43 AM PDT

From what I heard, Canon and Toshiba are working on new TV display technology that is supposed to be on display at NAB next week. It's called Surface Display Emission and Field Display Emission. I'm going to NAB for one day and hopefully I can take a look at them. Supposedly it's what will replace Plasma, LCD and DLP.

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any way you can get some pictures or snapshots?
by masterying01 / April 21, 2006 3:49 PM PDT

can't really capture the picture quality with a camera (especially if its on your phone), but it'd be cool just to see the style of their new tv's.

toshiba's new dlp's look a LOT better cosmetically without the speakers bulging out on the side. picture quality is decent but the colors are not as good as the previous models (imho).

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Do a Google on. . .
by Coryphaeus / April 22, 2006 12:56 AM PDT
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SED, AND NOW FED
by BONSPEED / April 22, 2006 1:48 AM PDT

two new technologies toshiba and canon have been promising would replace current flat panel hdtvs, but has yet to deliver. maybe you can ask the rep what's going on with these displays?

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Time-Line
by Dan Filice / April 22, 2006 3:34 AM PDT
In reply to: SED, AND NOW FED

I will ask what the expected time-line is for consumer usage. I heard that the displays at NAB will be early versions of what will be truly manufactured. Of course as is typical, the new technology goes first to the Industry, then to consumers. I'll see what I can do about taking a picture. I'll be there on business with my boss, so I'm not sure if I'll be able to squeeze into a booth that my boss isn't there to see. I'll be there only on Monday.

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Update on FED and SED TVs
by Dan Filice / April 26, 2006 3:15 AM PDT
In reply to: Time-Line

After visiting NAB, I was told by Samsung and Toshiba that the Field Emisson and Surface Emission Display technology is almost ready, but not ready enough to show anything. The answer I got was probably 2 years.

But, I can tell you this...We consumers have access to TVs that pale in comparison to what the high-end broadcast and industrial companies can get. I saw a 56" Toshiba LCD TV that is 3,840 X 2,160 resolution with 6.5 msec refresh rate! It has four DVI inputs so it can do a quad-split each having a display of 1920 X 1080. WOW! What a picture! And at the Panasonic booth, I saw their 103" Plasma TV that was native 1080p. Again...WOW! What a picture. I'm still drooling.

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