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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-22-2014, 12:20 AM
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Posted By rogo
This is spot on. I bought my last 65-inch in 2012...

This is spot on. I bought my last 65-inch in 2012 for $3000. When LG can sell me a 65-inch OLED to replace it for $3000, I will tolerate it being merely a better TV, that might not also cook me...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-21-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,851
Posted By rogo
Happy New Year to you old friend. And a strong...

Happy New Year to you old friend. And a strong emphasis on old. :)



Well Sony makes exactly zero panels (for TV, so the trolls don't chime in about irrelevant nonsense), so they rebadge...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-21-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 628
Posted By rogo
Hmm, grade school fallacy! Impressive. ...

Hmm, grade school fallacy! Impressive.



I was thinking of reporting and suggesting "Name inaccurately reflect poster, perhaps should be 'datrollist' ".
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-21-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11,551
Views: 1,116,416
Posted By rogo
Good point. It does cost much less to sell a...

Good point. It does cost much less to sell a small number than a huge number, irkuck.


Absolutely agree there. One problem at a time.



TV-sized printables are not coming in 2015. Period....
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-21-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11,551
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Posted By rogo
Yes. The keys here however are: 1) What's...

Yes. The keys here however are:

1) What's "reasonable"?

2) You can never sell 5 million at any premium.

3) To sell 10 million anytime soon, you will need a price advantage.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-19-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,851
Posted By rogo
Again, there was no profitable automaker selling...

Again, there was no profitable automaker selling 100 cars per quarter. That likely wasn't a GAAP profit. It was a private, tiny company talking big and one that had already borrowed half a billion...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-19-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,851
Posted By rogo
Yes, the technical term for those people is...

Yes, the technical term for those people is "ignoramuses."


False. Tesla was absolutely going to go under without raising capital under the government's Advanced Vehicle program and building...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-19-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11,551
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Posted By rogo
Printable OLEDs may come in small quantities and...

Printable OLEDs may come in small quantities and small sizes in 2015. No one is going to even demonstrate a large-size printable OLED that is based on technology that will be usable for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-18-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,490
Posted By rogo
For the last several years of the plasma era, you...

For the last several years of the plasma era, you could buy a 65-inch high-end plasma for $3000 or so.

Currently, you can buy a 65-inch OLED for... Oh, wait, you can't find one for sale? Well,...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-18-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,851
Posted By rogo
I've written about 100 stories on Tesla for...

I've written about 100 stories on Tesla for Forbes.

I'm pretty familiar with the company.

There are no meaningful parallels between Tesla and LG's OLED endeavors.

LG is a widely diversified...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-18-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,295
Posted By rogo
Consumers are not buying any of this marketing...

Consumers are not buying any of this marketing hype drivel.

They didn't fall for 3-D. They didn't fall for curved. They are sort of falling for 4K, but mostly in China, where it's as cheap as it...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-18-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,851
Posted By rogo
Apple and Tesla win on a very different...

Apple and Tesla win on a very different dimension.

Apple doesn't need scale economics to win at owning the high end of mobile; it can leverage off the display/semiconductor ecosystems and earn...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-18-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,851
Posted By rogo
In mobile, it's not particularly superior to LTPS...

In mobile, it's not particularly superior to LTPS LCD. I mean, it does win, read the DisplayMate analyses, but it wins very slightly.\


This statement is odd and conflates two very, very...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-18-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 230,466
Posted By rogo
No. LG Display makes OLED displays. ...

No.

LG Display makes OLED displays.

Kateeva makes machines that make OLED displays.

Because LG Display was the pioneer, they had to cobble together all the equipment themselves. They...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-18-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 11,551
Views: 1,116,416
Posted By rogo
Yes, fair. Of course, 800K is a huge leap from...

Yes, fair. Of course, 800K is a huge leap from 2014's total. It's not a done deal by any means.



You can't kill what's already dead. And in the U.S. -- far and away the main plasma market due...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-17-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,851
Posted By rogo
Understood Ken. I have those poster's on...

Understood Ken. I have those poster's on "disregard" mostly. I pay little attention to their posts, except to occasionally refute the most egregious false claims.



Panasonic carried the plasma...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-17-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 11,551
Views: 1,116,416
Posted By rogo
Because you are not just one of the smart ones,...

Because you are not just one of the smart ones, but also thoughtful on these topics. That's why I read your posts even when I don't agree with your conclusions (and more closely when I do :)).

...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-16-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,490
Posted By rogo
I'm not excited about HDR. It's another gimmick...

I'm not excited about HDR. It's another gimmick that requires new content that mostly doesn't exist (Rec. 2020 *cough*). Local dimming could get better. That's a plus. I'm unaware of big changes...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-16-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,851
Posted By rogo
That we are 100% reliant on LG at this point...

That we are 100% reliant on LG at this point makes the situation even more precarious than it was with plasma and Panasonic. At least Samsung was a competitive foil who hated to lose.

One would...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-16-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,013
Posted By rogo
And, again, that was: 1) A tiled display,...

And, again, that was:

1) A tiled display, which isn't a single display. Everyone should know the difference.
2) Not "a decade" ago, but 5 years ago.
3) Not good, if memory serves, but that's...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-16-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11,551
Views: 1,116,416
Posted By rogo
The plasma price curve very, very approximately...

The plasma price curve very, very approximately was -30% per year for several years running in the essential part of the growth phase.

I'm going to argue -- much to the consternation of many...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-16-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 11,551
Views: 1,116,416
Posted By rogo
Maybe half tons at that price?

Maybe half tons at that price?
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-16-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,013
Posted By rogo
Let me put it this way, I didn't want to quibble,...

Let me put it this way, I didn't want to quibble, but I've been to every CES for about 16 years. I won't be going this year....

As of 2009, the largest reported OLED at any CES is this one:
...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-16-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 11,551
Views: 1,116,416
Posted By rogo
Fine, noted. My apologies then. Sony didn't...

Fine, noted. My apologies then.

Sony didn't make those displays in the Vita either. It was a Samsung.

Sony's entire flat-panel display output since the start of the flat-panel era (that...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-16-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,246
Posted By rogo
This is about 10,000x more likely than the...

This is about 10,000x more likely than the earlier prediction. Samsung has been notorious for talking about "local dimming" and delivering basically none of it.

If they come back with a true,...
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