Canon to enter TV panel market

Canon, the world's largest maker of cameras and copiers, is to enter the TV panel market next year and expand its overall business to generate more than €40 billion ($A63.4 billion) in annual sales by 2010.

Canon would be working on developing three types of display technologies: SED panels, organic light-emitting diode displays (OLED) and projection displays.

Canon is aiming to use OLED panels in its digital cameras, printers and camcorders from 2007 as replacement for liquid crystal displays (LCDs).

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Posted: Oct 06,2005 by Ron Mertens