Sharp @ CES 2014

If you followed TV news coming from CES 2014 you probably picked up on Sharp’s massive 85” glasses free 3D display. Everything I heard about it was positive so I made a special trip out to have a look; and was sorely disappointed.   To make it work you need to move to a place where the two white lines […]

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WiSA @ CES2014

I was impressed enough by WiSA last year when I stopped by for a demo to schedule a meeting this year to see what twelve months of progress has done for the ecosystem they are trying to build. We had already discussed the specifics of the technology so this time around it was all about new products, segmentation and where […]

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Sharp @ CES 2013


If you want the biggest, brightest LCD that money can buy Sharp has just the thing for you. There are a few lines to choose a 60, 70, 80 or 90″ display from, but don’t expect them to top competative models from other vendors in metrics like picture quality – especially in the 70″+ sizes because as you know, unless […]

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Sharp Press Conference


Where Panasonic didn’t want to talk display tech, Sharp was all about the advancements they’d made in the last year to make bigger, brighter & better consumer displays. The IGZO process, codeveloped with Corning, is the main driver of this year’s top-of-the-line TVs -which top out at 90″. If that’s too big they are also selling 80, 70 & 60″ […]

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2013 CES Press Conference Photo’s

Andrew Van Til(@babgvat), Mike Garcen(@mikegarcen), and Missingremote (@missingremote) twitter feeds were all twittering today with great new from Press Day at CES. They provided with a plethora of photos from various Press Conferences today. Click through for some photo galleries from those events. Sharp     Sharp UltraHD (4k)     Panasonic     Netgear     Check back for more […]

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7 LCD Panel Manufactures Agree to Pay $553M for Price Fixing

Seven LCD panel manufacturers, including heavy-hitters such as Samsung, Sharp, and Hitachi, have reached a settlement that will see them paying out $553 million in response to price fixing allegations made in class action lawsuits brought by eight state attorney generals. The companies allegedly conspired to keep panel prices inflated from 1999 to 2006 with monthly meetings among executives to […]

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Sharp’s Elite Reviewed by CNET


Like many enthusiasts, I’ve been waiting to find out how Sharp’s Elite HDTVs would stack up against their adopted, and now cast off, sibling; the Pioneer Kuro.  Fortunately, it looks like Sharp is serious about bringing a legitimate successor to market and not just brand engineering, but still fails to secure a clear win versus the benchmark set back in […]

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