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Large-screen display industry: market and technology trends for direct view and projection displays
Author(s): Joseph A. Castellano; David E. Mentley
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Paper Abstract

Large screen information displays are defined as dynamic electronic displays that can be viewed by more than one person and are at least 2-feet wide. These large area displays for public viewing provide convenience, entertainment, security, and efficiency to the viewers. There are numerous uses for large screen information displays including those in advertising, transportation, traffic control, conference room presentations, computer aided design, banking, and military command/control. A noticeable characteristic of the large screen display market is the interchangeability of display types. For any given application, the user can usually choose from at least three alternative technologies, and sometimes from many more. Some display types have features that make them suitable for specific applications due to temperature, brightness, power consumption, or other such characteristic. The overall worldwide unit consumption of large screen information displays of all types and for all applications (excluding consumer TV) will increase from 401,109 units in 1995 to 655,797 units in 2002. On a unit consumption basis, applications in business and education represent the largest share of unit consumption over this time period; in 1995, this application represented 69.7% of the total. The market (value of shipments) will grow from $DOL3.1 billion in 1995 to $DOL3.9 billion in 2002. The market will be dominated by front LCD projectors and LCD overhead projector plates.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 March 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2650, Projection Displays II, (29 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.236991
Show Author Affiliations
Joseph A. Castellano, Stanford Resources, Inc. (United States)
David E. Mentley, Stanford Resources, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2650:
Projection Displays II
Ming Hsien Wu, Editor(s)

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