Well here’s some bad news for FED TV fans. Field Emission Technologies is closing down.
It wasn’t a good sign when they couldn’t raise funds to buy the Pioneer plant they had hoped to use to manufacture field emission displays. The closure was blamed on an inability to raise funds for manufacturing.
Field emission displays may emerge again in the future from another manufacturer but not Sony or FET.
So, no FED TV in the near future. The future of OLED looks pretty bleak right now also. Aside from one “concept TV” from Sony, nothing else is expected soon. Also, the top rated plasma TV, the Pioneer Kuro is no more…
Despite the ups and mostly downs over the last few years, I think that SED TV has a good chance now if SED Inc and Canon can pull it off.