LG.Philips LCD in Guinness Book of World Records

Leading global flat panel maker LG.Philips LCD Co., said 18 September 2006 that its 100-inch liquid crystal display (LCD) panel has made it into the 2007 Guinness Book of World Records for being the w…

Leading global flat panel maker LG.Philips LCD Co., said 18 September 2006 that its 100-inch liquid crystal display (LCD) panel has made it into the 2007 Guinness Book of World Records for being the world“s largest. In March, LG.Philips LCD unveiled the new panel that measures 100-inches diagonally, and is 2.2 meters wide and 1.2 metres in length. The company, which is a joint venture between LG Electronics Inc. of South Korea and Royal Philips Electronics NV of the Netherlands, had developed a 52-inch panel in late 2002, which was the world“s largest at the time. “The registration will be a chance to show South Korea“s technological advances in the flat panel industry,” Yeo Sang-deog, vice president of the company“s product development center, said in a statement.