Powering the Flexible World
From 2019 we will come to a world with flexible electronics and batteries to power these devices have attracted tremendous attention. These devices may require batteries with special mechanical properties or form factors. For more details about thin, flexible and printed batteries, please refer to IDTechEx's report Flexible, Printed and Thin Film Batteries 2019-2029.
OLED Display Market to Reach $25.5Bn in 2018
The new IDTechEx Research report "Global OLED Display Forecasts and Technologies 2019-2029" provides a comprehensive assessment of OLED display technologies and markets based on primary research conducted globally by IDTechEx analysts.
Kopin high-brightness breakthrough for lightning OLED micro displays
Kopin Corporation will demonstrate its high-brightness Lightning™ organic light emitting diodes (OLED) microdisplays including its new 720p resolution (1280 x 720) OLED display.
China's first Gen6 flexible AMOLED production line
China's first Gen6 flexible AMOLED line - BOE Chengdu Gen6 flexible AMOLED production line has put into mass production in advance.
More Money Raised for Printed and Organic Electronics: The Rationale
Excitement is building in the printed and organic electronics sector as demand grows and investors focus in on the opportunities.
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.
Plastic and flexible OLED displays market to reach $18bn by 2020
IDTechEx Research has just released new forecasts for the OLED display market.
$88 million in series E financing for OLED leader Kateeva
The new Kateeva investors are: BOE, Cybernaut Venture, GP Capital Shanghai, Redview Capital, and TCL Capital, all located in China. They join existing investors that include: Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, Sigma Partners, Spark Capital, Madrone Capital Partners, DBL Partners, New Science Ventures, and VEECO Instruments, Inc.
Quantum dots now showing their true colours
Quantum dots are making some serious inroads in the display industry. This was very apparent at SID Display Week this month, where several quantum dot LCD panels were showcased. Is this the technology that will beat OLED in the TV market? Maybe, but some questions still need to be answered.
Metal oxide backplanes are gaining commercial ground
The metal oxide backplane technology has many clear advantages.
Barrier layers for flexible electronics - a $200m market by 2024
OLED displays are the biggest opportunity for flexible encapsulation and for that reason IDTechEx has highlighted the most significant advances in the technology in its recently updated report on the topic "Barrier Layers for Flexible Electronics 2015-2025: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts".
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.
Barrier technology reaching maturity - commercialization status
OLED displays are the biggest opportunity for flexible encapsulation and for that reason, IDTechEx has highlighted the most significant advances in the technology but also discusses the maturity of each of the different encapsulation approaches proposed by different developers. In a series of two articles, IDTechEx analysts discuss the significant advances witnessed in the past year towards commercialization of flexible displays and compares different technologies being developed.
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