Display Show Makes Trends Clear

 
 
By John Dvorak  |  Posted 2006-06-15 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Opinion: At the Society for Information Display's annual conference, there was one overriding phenomenon: LCDs rule. (PCMag.com)

Last week the Society for Information Display (SID) held its annual conference and exhibition in San Francisco. Youll find photos of many of its highlights in this weeks photo essay.

There was one overriding phenomenon: LCDs rule. Though the biggest and most spectacular display was a monster plasma from Samsung, it was all too apparent that LCDs are about to overrun every other technology in this space. Thats not to say there are not niches for other technologies. OLEDs, for example, can now be "printed" on substrates. And there are plenty of opportunities for so-called digital paper. But the bulk of the display market is headed into the LCD camp. And you connoisseurs of emerging technologies should note that the much-ballyhooed SED (surface-conduction electron-emitter display) was nowhere to be seen.

Here are the pictures of the more interesting products.

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John C. Dvorak is a contributing editor of PC Magazine, for which he has been writing two columns, including the popular Inside Track, since 1986. Dvorak has won eight national awards from the Computer Press Association, including Best Columnist and Best Column. Dvorak's work appears in several magazines and newspapers, including Boardwatch, Computer Shopper, and MicroTimes. He is the author of several books on computing including the popular Dvorak's Guide to Telecommunications. His radio show, 'Real Computing,' can be heard on National Public Radio. He is also the host of TechTV's 'Silicon Spin.'

For more on John C. Dvorak, go to www.dvorak.org.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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