After 16 years in semiconductor equipment engineering and marketing roles, Max transitioned into the flat panel display world (via Applied Materials Display Group) four years ago. Currently Senior Manager of Strategic Marketing for Display, Max spends a considerable amount of time in Asia and Japan to keep his finger on the pulse of the industry.
I attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last week for the fifth straight year, and as always, it was dazzling. CES is where the major consumer electronics makers reveal the new products they are planning to release in the upcoming year. This year the major featured trends included new tablet PCs from a variety of makers, amazingly sleek and lightweight “ultrabooks”, more and better 3-D products, and interactivity through gesture recognition. However, this year the most stunning theme was large, beautiful TVs using a variety of technologies. Naturally, this is what interested me the most and in this blog post I’ll tell you why and about the trends for 2012.
On October 28, AU Optronics’ (AUO) President and CEO, Dr. L.J. Chen delivered a keynote speech, "Green SELECT: The Way Towards a Low Carbon Society", at the recent 2009 FPD International Summit held in Japan.