Flat panel market to reach $4 billion by 2000

The market for flat-panel monitors should accelerate in 1999, and reach a shipment value of $4 billion by 2000, says a new report from Stanford Resources Inc. of San Jose, Calif., entitled "Flat Panel Monitor Market Trends 1998." The Stanford study includes flat thin-film transistor liquid crystal displays (TFT-LCDs) and super-twisted neumatic LCDs among flat-panel displays. The worldwide value of all flat panels will reach $12.5 billion by 2004, up from $1 billion this year, the study says. The

May 1st, 1998

The market for flat-panel monitors should accelerate in 1999, and reach a shipment value of $4 billion by 2000, says a new report from Stanford Resources Inc. of San Jose, Calif., entitled "Flat Panel Monitor Market Trends 1998." The Stanford study includes flat thin-film transistor liquid crystal displays (TFT-LCDs) and super-twisted neumatic LCDs among flat-panel displays. The worldwide value of all flat panels will reach $12.5 billion by 2004, up from $1 billion this year, the study says. The number of units shipped in 2004 will be 21.7 million, up from 729,000 this year. For more information on the study, contact Stanford`s Tim Carli by phone at 408-448-4440, by fax at 408-448-4445, or on the World Wide Web at http://www.stanfordresources.com/. - J.K.

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