Exclusive outtakes from industry leaders
No paper towels at AU Optronics restrooms
In a drive to become more environmentally friendly, the world’s third largest LCD maker has stopped providing paper.
You’ll have to dry your tears under a hand dryer!
The company is also moving towards manufacturing display panels that consume less power. At the Reuters Global Technology, Media and Telecoms Summit, Chief Executive HB Chen said by the end of 2011 almost all notebooks will have displays illuminated
by LED backlight, which saves power.
But will consumers pay a premium for these products?
Chen said: “We try to make cheaper products. No question of letting consumers pay a premium.”