LG Plans Dual-Track TV Strategy

Speaking to analysts after the announcement of its third quarter results (see Finance Results in this issue), LG Electronics said that it planned to implement a dual-track TV strategy, supplementing its line-up of next generation OLED TVs with less expensive sets using quantum dot technology.

The Korea Times reported last week that both LG and Samsung are working on quantum dot TVs that could be released at CES 2015 in January (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 42). Speculation about the use of QD technology in TVs intensified following Dow Chemical’s announcement that it is to start construction of what it claims is the world’s first large-scale, cadmium-free quantum dot manufacturing operation at the company