Monday, June 18, 2007

LG sues Hitachi over plasma technology

Further to the plasma wars, ZDNet reports that South Korea's LG Electronics has sued Hitachi, saying Japan's top electronics conglomerate violated seven of its plasma display-related patents, the latest in a string of legal spats over flat-TV related technology.

The article suggested that plasma is losing market share to LCD technology: .

Plasma panels have lost ground to rival LCD makers, which have rolled out bigger and cheaper displays, causing plasma panel revenues to drop 28 percent from the prior year to $1.3 billion in January-March, according to DisplaySearch.


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