South Korea-based Samsung Electronics has announced that it is expanding the transparent display market with production of a 46-inch transparent LCD panel, beginning January 2012.
Younghwan Park, senior vice president of LCD marketing, Device Solutions, Samsung Electronics, said, "Transparent panels, an exciting application of next-generation display technology, have unlimited potential to change our viewing habits over the next several years. As a strong supporter of the transparent display market, Samsung plans to develop this technology into a new growth engine for our LCD business."
Samsung's 46-inch transparent LCD panel features a contrast ratio of 4,500:1 with HD (1366 by 768) resolution and 70% color gamut.
Samsung's 22-inch transparent LCD panel, which is now being commercialized, has been well received by customers and potential customers in the mobile devices, jewelry and luxury goods sectors due to its compact size and low power consumption, in addition to its attention-grabbing display qualities.