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Philips LCD and plasma screens win blind comparison test

June 9, 2005 There isn't a big screen manufacturer on the planet without a team of fast-talking, jargon-wielding product managers and technical experts who are all incredibly good at convincing you their brand is the most technologically advanced in existence. Which made it a refreshing change when Philips invited us to a blind comparison test – over 400 retailers and journalists were invited to go along and see its 42-inch Plasma and 32-inch LCD televisions placed alongside several other comparable brands and models in a ‘masked’ study. We were there – we participated – from a blind survey of 400 industry people 74% ranked Philips Plasma first, and over 60% ranked the Philips LCD first based on overall picture quality. The products tested were 42 inch plasma screens from Philips, Panasonic, Pioneer and LG and the 32 inch LCD screens from Philips, Panasonic, JVC, Samsung and Sharp.  Read More

Reversica’s new plasma/LCD concealment hardware

April 15, 2005 Not everybody wants to make an LCD/Plasma screen the central focus of a room and there are now a number of creative solutions to this aesthetic dilemma. Home entertainment furniture company Reversica has come up with a new twist on creating flexible living spaces with the introduction of the Gyre 6300 flat screen concealment hardware system. The design uses an unusual rotaxial motion to flip between a 50” flat screen TV and a bookcase – all in a slim 18" case.  Read More

LG release a 71-inch HDTV Plasma Display

November 16, 2004 LG Electronics have pushed the boundaries for home theatre with the announcement of a massive 71-inch high-definition (HDTV) monitor for use in Presidential Suites at premium hotels. Unveiled recently at the LG Electronics booth at the 2004 International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show, the 71-inch monitor is the first plasma display panel (PDP) measured in feet, not inches.  Read More

LG Electronics unveils 76-inch Plasma TV

Wednesday October 15, 2003: LG Electronics announced that it has developed the world's largest-screen plasma-display panel (PDP) TV at the Korea Electronics Show earlier this week. The 76-inch screen adds 5 inches of real-estate to the largest unit previously manufactured by LGE, and at just 83mm thick, its unlikely to shrink the seating capacity of your home theatre.  Read More

Philips' New Line Of Flat Plasma And LCD TVs.

Philips Australia has announced the availability of the two largest Philips plasma televisions to date, the 50PF9966 and 42PF9966. At the same time, they've released eleven new look flat television solutions for every room in the home, with sizes that extend to 50 inches in Plasma and 42 inches in LCD TV. Highlighting key innovations in the new FlatTV range for 2004, these models feature Philips' own Ambilight and Pixel Plus 2 visual enhancing technologies. Philips is significantly extending its FlatTV range to match consumers' growing demand for flat, slim and widescreen televisions, modern design and advanced picture quality.  Read More

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