4 Sep 2023
PlayNitride is a microLED manufacturer founded in 2014 and headquartered in Taiwan. While it started as a company that evaluated the use of nitrides in a wide range of materials and applications, it now specializes in the use of GaN in microLEDs.
The company has been publicly listed at the Taiwan Stock Exchange since 2022 and occupies a position at the Taiwan Innovation Board.
22 Aug 2023
Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Shenzhen, China, Tianma has developed to become one of the leading thin-film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) players in the world. It specializes in a variety of display applications from televisions, smart phones and tablets to manufacturing these TFT-LCDs to pass the stringent automotive grade testing. Tianma is focused on next generation automotive displays and the future of mobility.
4 Aug 2023
LinkZill is an early stage Chinese company that produces TFT arrays for sensing and bio-chip applications. IDTechEx caught up with CEO Linrun Feng to find out more.
15 Jul 2021
Micro-LED Displays From 2021 Onward
From mobile phones, TVs, to cars and public screens, displays have become an important component in daily life to convey information. The importance of displays becomes more significant during COVID-19, as the demand to have a display for remote communication is higher. There is an emerging display type— Micro-LED display, which has the potential to become the next-generation mainstream, with its ability to be fabricated from tiny to huge sizes. The challenges and opportunities are discussed in the IDTechEx report "Micro-LED Displays 2021-2031: Technology, Commercialization, Opportunity, Market and Players".
24 Apr 2021
Micro-LED Displays for 2021 Onwards
From mobile phones, TVs, to cars and public screens, displays have become an important component in our daily life to convey information. There is an emerging display type— Micro-LED display, which has the potential to become the next-generation mainstream.
28 Nov 2020
The Taiwan-based company PlayNitride Inc. was founded in 2014. The company's initial know-how was mainly in LEDs but gradually expands its coverage. The company does not only covers PixeLED® Display Technology based on MicroLED, but also UVolution Solution by UV LED, and PlayBeacon Package by iBeacon. In the µLED display area, PlayNitride integrates µLED epitaxy, chip fabrication and mass transfer, which is advantageous compared to companies who only focuses on mass transfer technologies. When the company was founded, there was about 70 people in the team. The number has expanded to more than 100 in 2019.
31 Jul 2020
MicroLED Displays: Getting Ready for the Future?
MicroLED, believed by many to be the next generation of display technology, has been pursued by players of LED, display, OEM, materials and so on. Differentiated from LCD and OLED, microLED is considered to be the only display technology that has no size limitation. What are the potential applications?
27 Feb 2019
CLEARink And Tianma Announce MoU
Tianma, the leader in electronic display manufacturing, and CLEARink Displays, the leader in next generation ePaper, announced today that the companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a partnership framework for developing CLEARink's patented ePaper 2.0 displays.
6 Jun 2016
Event report: Display Week 2016
This slideshow includes the highlights from Display Week in San Francisco, with a special emphasis on OLED, quantum dots, and Augmented Reality.
7 Mar 2016
Event report: Electronic Display Conference 2016
IDTechEx gave a talk at the Electronic Display Conference in Nuremberg, Germany. The conference had more people than the previous edition and celebrated its 30th year, which reflects how important displays have become in our everyday life. The presentation from IDTechEx was on two disruptive technological trends in flat panel displays: quantum dots and flexible OLED.
1 Oct 2014
BOE started in 1993 as Beijing Orient Electronics Group Co, manufacturing electron tubes. BOE is now the biggest LCD panel manufacturer in China, ahead of 5 other manufacturers. They have LCD fabs in Beijing, Hefei, Ordos, Chengdu and He Bei. Since 2011, BOE has invested in building AMOLED production capacity. This profile is about their effort in AMOLED displays.