Canon scales down SED TV development

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Canon scales down SED TV development.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/05/RZU6qZ.jpg[/newsimage]Canon will now scale down its struggling alternative surface-conduction electron-emitter display (SED) flat panel TV technology since higher costs and lack of earning growth continue to plague the company.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/canon-scales-down-sed-tv-development-30122/](http://www.myce.com/news/canon-scales-down-sed-tv-development-30122/)


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Is it better than LCD?
While LCD is currently prevalent, and the “Dynamic Contrast Ratios” have increased, it’s mostly through ancillary technology advances. Most TV’s using LED’s switch off or dim sections of LED’s in order to increase their contrast ratios.

That sort of programming can’t be cheap, or good for the life expectancy … but I guess it’s done now…

LCD with LED back/side lighting isn’t the end of the road though.

It’s great that Canon is researching alternate technologies.