Samsung with world market share No. 1 and LG Electronics 3rd in tie-up with LCD TV business

It was revealed that Samsung, the world's largest share in the LCD TV business, and LG Electronics, third place, will collaborate.

It will be a tie-up between makers with high market share, but will this also accelerate alliances with domestic manufacturers?

Details are as below.
Samsung and LG cooperate with semiconductors for flat panel TV - latest news: IT-PLUS

According to the Nihon Keizai Shimbun news report, Samsung of Korea and LG Electronics are tying up in the development and production of semiconductors for image processing, which is a key component of flat-screen televisions.

This is LG Electronics designing system LSI for image processing compliant with digital broadcasting formats in North America, Europe and China and commissioning it to Samsung's factory to manufacture it, and also to start supplying mutual supply of small liquid crystal panels It is a policy.

This partnership is expected to reduce the cost of development and production, and it is anticipated that LCD TVs equipped with this system LSI will be introduced to the market from 2011 as soon as possible.

By the way, according to the following link, the share of LCD television in the fourth quarter of 2008 was Samsung, No. 2 was Sony, 3rd was LG Electronics, 4th was Panasonic, 5th was Sharp,Sharp and Sony have decided to jointly develop and manufacture LCD panels at a new factory built in Sakai City, Osaka PrefectureWill similar collaboration and alliance etc. spread among domestic manufacturers in the future?

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