Leading research Company DisplaySearch claims that panel manufacturers will feature 3D and touch features with both technologies combined in a variety of new notebook and LCD monitor panels in 2010.In addition, DisplaySearch’s findings also indicate that while 100 Hz has became a mainstream feature for LCD TVs in 2009, 200 Hz with LED backlights will be predominant in 2010.
It claims that most panel makers are developing 11.6″W LCDs with touch functionality for notebook PCs and mini-notes (netbooks) in 2010, leveraging Windows 7.
It claims that Samsung has canceled plans to produce 15.6″W notebook panels with in-cell touch in Q2’10 in favor of using touch panels.
LCD Monitors with 3D and Touch Panels
CMO has been the most aggressive in promoting 3D and touch capabilities in monitor panels. It is currently mass producing 23.6″W 3D displays, and 23.6″W and 27″W with touch capability will be mass-produced in Q1’10.
Samsung, LG Display and AUO are all developing new monitor panel models with touch and 3D features for 2010 launches.