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Old January 9th, 2007, 09:51 AM   #1
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SED TV's are notably absent at CES

http://yahoo.businessweek.com/global...108_913143.htm

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Surface-conduction electron-emitter displays, or SEDs, have long been touted as the next big thing in flat, wide-screen TVs. The two Japanese companies promoting the technology ó Toshiba and Canon ó say it offers a clearer picture and consumes less than half the power of both liquid-crystal or plasma displays TVs, which currently dominate the multibillion-dollar market for flat-screen sets.

But the duo's joint venture, called SED, Inc., has been held up by legal problems and high manufacturing costs.
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Old January 9th, 2007, 09:58 PM   #2
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I think the technology is robust and efficient, and there will be a market for it when it gets done with the unfortunate legal criminy. It's sad when you think about it, how many technologies that make life better are held back by politics of some sort. I just like the idea of 100 million LCD sets absorbing half the energy that they would normally...
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Looks like it's splitsville for Canon & Toshiba
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Old January 14th, 2007, 04:26 PM   #4
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This TV is just as good as SED and itís almost out.
http://dvinfo.net/conf/showthread.php?t=83478
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