Dr Mike Hack, Sr VP and GM, OLED Lighting and Custom Displays
Universal Display Corporation
USA 2015 Presentation - Universal Display Corporation*
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Universal Display Corporation*
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OLED lighting performance has improved rapidly, and based on phosphorescence, OLED lighting system efficiencies are now comparable with LED systems. OLEDs offer a truly unique lighting experience based on their large area, thin form factors and excellent light quality. While costs are currently still relatively high because of low production volumes, early entry products are proving very popular. The advent of flexible OLED lighting will lead to exciting new products, greatly increasing design freedom.
Speaker Biography (Mike Hack)
Dr. Michael Hack, is Vice-President of Business Development at Universal Display Corporation. He is responsible for developing and commercializing advanced high efficiency next generation OLED products, with a special focus on flexible display applications and solid-state lighting. Prior to joining UDC in 1999, he was associated with dpiX, a Xerox Company, where he was responsible for manufacturing flat panel displays and digital medical imaging products based on amorphous silicon TFT technology. Dr. Hack received his Ph. D. degree from Cambridge University, England in 1981 and in 2007 Dr. Hack was elected a Fellow of the Society for Information Display. In 2014 Dr. Hack was nominated to serve on the board of the U.S. OLED Lighting Coalition to promote the advancement and commercialization of OLED lighting.
Company Profile (Universal Display Corporation)
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Universal Display Corporation is a leader in developing and delivering state-of-the-art, organic light emitting device (OLED) technologies, materials and services to the display and lighting industries. Founded in 1994, the company currently owns or has exclusive, co-exclusive or sole license rights with respect to more than 1,400 issued and pending patents worldwide. Universal Display licenses its proprietary technologies, including its breakthrough high-efficiency UniversalPHOLED phosphorescent OLED technology enabling low power and eco-friendly displays and white lighting. The company also develops and offers state-of-the-art UniversalPHOLED materials (including soluble inks) that are key ingredients for OLEDs with peak performance. In addition, Universal Display delivers innovative and customized solutions through technology transfer, collaborative technology development and on-site training programs. UDC also recently announced UDC Ventures, headquartered in New York City, whose mission is to invest in and partner with entrepreneurs, disruptive start-ups and innovative, emerging companies with an emphasis on technology platforms that have a strong proprietary position and significant growth potential.