Samsung shows 55inch 3D LCD TV, plans massive investment in Chinese panel plant

19 October 2009

The prototype 240Hz screenworks with IR-controlled active 3D glasses which rapidly shutter between the left and right eye, and is designed with the upcoming 3D Blu-ray specification in mind.

Samsung executives claim that the display, which utilizes Alternate-frame sequencing to create a different perspective for each peeper, eliminates all motion blur. No commercial release date has been announced. More details are expected at the 2010 CES in January.

In related news, the company has announced that it is to invest 2.6 trillion won in an LCD fabrication plant in China. The facility will be the first it's built outside of South Korea, and will produce TV panels between 32- and 47-inches in size.
The factory will be built in the Chinese city of Suzhou, where Samsung already has an LCD assembly plant

Samsung currently operates six LCD production facilities in SKorea.