Hisakazu Torii

Hisakazu Torii

Mr. Hisakazu Torii is a Research and Analysis Executive Director, TV, Consumer Electronics and Devices. He joined IHS in November 2014, when IHS acquired DisplaySearch, a leader in primary research and forecasting on the global display market. At DisplaySearch, he served as vice president of Japanese TV market research. With 18 years of display industry experience, he was responsible for covering all Japanese TV brands across Asia Pacific.

Before DisplaySearch, Mr. Torii worked at Mitsubishi Electric where he conducted market research for product groups, business planning and new product development in all major display applications, including TVs, notebook PCs, monitors, mobile phones, digital still cameras, digital video recorders, automotive displays and industrial applications. He earned a degree from the Department of Law at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan.


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Consumer Electronics Market Tracker - Q3 2018

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2018 TV Brand Analysis

2018 was a year of disruption in the TV industry, as Korean and Japanese TV brands pursuing differentiation and profitability, while traditional Chinese brands pursue growth outside of China. At the same time, Xiaomi brings aggressive disruption to the domestic China market.

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4K and 8K TV Broadcasting Begins in Japan

On December 1st, the first 4K and 8K TV broadcasts were launched by NHK, available via two satellite channels. 4K broadcasts will be available for 18 hours daily while 8K will be available for 12 hours daily. These broadcasts will include HDR (HLG format), wide color gamut (BT.2020) and in 22.2 channel audio.

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